Family:Whitney, William Harrison (1844-1872)
Sergt. William Harrison7 Whitney (James Watkins6, Isaac5, Jason4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), son of James Watkins6 and Betsey (Harper) Whitney, was born 26 Oct 1844, OH, and died 11 Apr 1872, Denver, CO.
He married, OH, Marcy Hamer. She died 1 Feb 1879, Denver, CO.
He was a mason by trade, enlisted in the war and served in the 8th Illinois Cavalry. He resided Webster City, IA, and Chicago, IL.
Children of William H.7 and Marcy (Hamer) Whitney:
i. Nellie8 Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1867; m. Joseph Kline and d.s. p. Norwalk, OH, 18 Apr 1885. ii. William H. Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1870; is clerk in Chicago P. O.; resided 611 60th St.; d. 12 Jun 1894.
- 1870: not found.
- 1880, children not found.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 424.