Family:Whitney, William P. (1865-1961)

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William P. Whitney and wife

William P. Whitney (Elhannan William, Hiram C.), son of Elhannan William and Romelia Catherine (Falls) Whitney, was born 14 Jul 1865, Alabama, and died 21 Oct 1961, Greene County, Arkansas.

He married 2 Dec 1888, Walker County, Alabama, Mary Elizabeth Knight, daughter of R. T. and Elizabeth Knight. She was born Nov 1872, Alabama, and died before 1910, Arkansas.

Children of William P. and Mary Elizabeth (Knight) Whitney:

i. Hester B. Whitney, b. 1889, d. Sep 1968.
ii. Mattie Whitney, b. Oct 1892.
iii. Tallie C. Whitney, b. 1893.
iv. Argalie Whitney, b. 1897, d. bef 1925.
v. James Edward Whitney, b. 19 Jan 1908, Paragould, Greene County, Arkansas, d. 19 Aug 1973.

Secondly, William P. married Lizzie Doush, 27 Dec 1910, Greene County, AR.

Thirdly, William married Delcie Alice Riggs, 18 Nov 1913, Greene County, AR.

Child of William P. and Delcie Alice (Riggs) Whitney:

vi. Maydean Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1915, Greene County, AR, d. 23 May 2009, Paragould, Greene County, AR.

Fourthly, William married Edith Matthews, 27 Dec 1936, Craighead County, AR.

Fifthly, William married Jennie Thayer, 4 May 1939, Greene County, AR.


Census

134 134 Whitney, William 28 M W Farmer $300 $500 Ala. Male citizen over 21 -----, Catherine 27 F W Keeping house Ala. -----, William 12 M W Ala. -----, David 1/2 M W Ala. Born in Dec

E. W. WHITNEY 42 Self M M W AL Farmer OH SC R. C. WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W AL Keeping House SC AL W. P. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W AL AL AL R. A. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W AL AL AL S. I. WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W AL AL AL M. J. WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W AL AL AL R. E. WHITNEY 4 Son M S W AL AL AL B. F. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W AL AL AL

304 308 Whitney, Wm. P. Head W M Jul 1867 32 mar 12 Alabama Alabama Alabama Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Bettie E. Wife W F Nov 1872 27 mar 12 5ch 4liv Alabama Alabama Alabama -----, Hester S. Dau W F Dec 1889 10 sgl Alabama Alabama Alabama Farm laborer, At school -----, Mattie M. Dau W F Oct 1892 7 sgl Alabama Alabama Alabama At school -----, Tallie S. Dau W F Apr 1893 6 sgl Alabama Alabama Alabama -----, Argalie Dau W F Apr 1897 3 sgl Alabama Alabama Alabama

William P. Whitney Head M W 42 W AL AL AL Farming Monte M Dau F W 18 S AL AL AL Tolly C Dau F W 16 S AL AL AL Ar. G Dau F W 13 S AL AL AL James E. Son M W 4 S AR AL AL

204 211 Will Whitney Head M W 52 W AR AL AL Farmer Jim Son M W 14 S AR AL AL Catherine Mother F W 74 W AL NC SC

334 338 William P Whitney Head M W 63 M AL AL AL Farmer Lee Cook Laborer M W 22 S AR TN AR

327 Will Whitney Head M W 75 M Alabama Same Place Farmer Farm Janie Wife F W 75 M South Carolina Same Place

References

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