Family:Whitney, William L. (1834-1913)

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William L.8 Whitney (Sampson7, Nathan6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Sampson7 and Jane (Long) Whitney, was born 5 May 1834 or 5 Feb 1829, Bellaire, OH, and died 29 Jan 1913, Bellaire, OH. He is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Bellaire, OH.

He married, 31 Jan 1856, West Wheeling, Belmont Co., OH, Margaret Boyles, daughter of Hugh and Sarah (Moore) Boyle. She was born 15 Jun 1835, West Wheeling, OH, and died 29 Jan 1913, Bellaire, OH.

William L. Whitney was a veteran of the Civil War, and as a result received a pension.

Children of William L.8 and Margaret (Boyles) Whitney:

i. John Charles9 Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1856, West Wheeling, OH; d. 14 Jan 1937, Bridgeport, OH; bur. Linwood Cemetery, Lansing, OH; m. bef. 1885, Catherine Gavin, b. 5 Nov 1861, West Wheeling, OH, d. 2 Jun 1954, Corpus Christi, TX, bur. Blaine, OH, dau. of Thomas and Ann (O'Malley) Gavin.
ii. Eleanora Whitney, b. Mar 1860, OH; d. 26 Apr 1917, Bridgeport, OH; m. 29 Aug 1880, West Alexander, PA, James McClaren/McCarron.
iii. William Whitney, b. ca. 1859, OH; not in family in 1870.
iii. Franklin Whitney, b. ca. 1864, OH; d. bef. 11 Jul 1899; m. 22 Jan 1890, Minnie B. Stricklin, b. Marshall Co., WV; she m.(2) 11 Jul 1899, Thomas Welch.
iv. Anne Whitney, b. Jun 1871, OH; m. 1 Feb 1900, William Bolte, b. Jul 1856, WV.
v. Henry Whitney, b. ca. 1871, OH.
vi. Maggie Whitney, b. 7 Jul 1874, Pultney, OH; m. 17 May 1895, John H. Harris.
vii. Howard Whitney, b. Sep 1879, OH; d. 30 Sep 1966, Bellaire, OH; m. 15 Jun 1907, Ellen Thornton.

Census

2426 2556 Wm. Whitney 27 M - Engineer $40 Ohio Margaret " 25 F - " Charles " 4 M - " Eleanor " 3 F - " William " 1 M - Va.

121 121 Whitney, William 36 M W Coal Miner $650 $100 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Margaret 34 F W Keeping house Ohio -----, Charles 13 M W At home Ohio Attended school -----, Ellenora 9 F W Ohio Attended school -----, Franklin 6 M W Ohio Attended school -----, Anne 2 F W Ohio

Wm. WHITNEY 46 Self M M W OH Ferryman Or ME OH Margt. WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W OH Keeping House OH OH Chas. WHITNEY 23 Son M S W OH Boiler Nail Mill OH OH Eleanora WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W OH OH OH Frank WHITNEY 16 Son M S W OH OH OH Annie WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W OH OH OH Henry WHITNEY 9 Son M S W OH OH OH Maggie WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W OH OH OH Howard WHITNEY 8M Son M S W OH OH OH

6 6 William L. Whitney Private M 5 OH Cav 20 Feb 1865 30 Oct 1865 8m 10d Bellaire, OH None

  • 1910, Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH: William, Maggie, Anna, and Howard.

References

  • Census records.
  • U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans 1925-1964; Ancestry.com
  • Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007; Ancestry.com

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