Family:Whitney, William Richard (1843-1918)

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William Richard8 Whitney (Allen7, John6, Samuel5, John4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Allen7 and Aramantha McDorman (Wright) Whitney, was born 4 Nov 1843, Henderson, NY, and died 26 Dec 1918, Forest Grove, OR.

He married, 21 Aug 1870, Lansing, MI, Martha Josephine Hines, daughter of James Reynolds and Harriet Clark (Weidman) Hines, of Delta, MI, formerly of Clarkson, NY. She was born 30 Oct 1852, Clarkson, NY, and died 23 Sep 1937, Portland, OR.

He was a carpenter. They settled at Grand Ledge, MI, and were living there in 1874. He was a soldier in the war of 1861. He was living in Forest Grove, OR, in 1915.

Children of William Richard8 and Martha Josephine (Hines) Whitney:

i. Hubert Vincent9 Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1871, NY; d. 17 Jul 1927, Coos, OR; m. Celia Hiddink.
ii. Nettie M. Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1874, Eaton Co., MI; d. 1959, OR; m. 1894, John Alvis Thornburg.
iii. Gertrude M. Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1878, Oneida, MI; d. 1972, CA.
iii. Harry Garfield Whitney, b. 18 Jul 1881, Grand Ledge, MI; d. 10 Apr 1964, Washington Co., OR; m. Blanche L. Cornwall.


199 199 Whitney, Mollie 70 F W Keeping House $2000 $800 New York -----, Edward 28 M W Farmer New York Male citizen over 21 -----, William 23 M W Carpenter New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Nancy 26 F W Keeping House New York -----, Frank 8 M W Michigan Zufelt, Armantha 20 F W Domestic Servant New York -----, Fred 14 M W Laborer Michigan -----, Gertrude 12 F W Att School Michigan Attended school -----, Willie 7 M W Michigan Attended school

"Mollie" above must be his mother Sarah. "Edward" must be his brother Edwin. Nancy is Edwin's wife. Frank is their son. Aramantha is a sister. William is apparently unmarried.

Willian WHITNEY 36 Self M M W NY Carpenter NY NY Martha WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Hubert WHITNEY 9 Son M S W MI NY NY Nettie WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W MI NY NY Gertie WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W MI NY NY


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