Family:Whitney, William Ross (1831-1919)

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William Ross8 Whitney (Ephraim7, Ephraim6, Amos5, Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ephraim7 and Edith (Ross) Whitney, was born 1 Aug 1831, Tuscawaras Co., OH, and died 15 Feb 1919, Coeur d'Alene, ID.

He married 25 Dec 1856, Princeton, Bureau Co., IL, Rebecca Jane Gesner, daughter of John and Sarah (-----) Gesner. She was born 11 Nov 1838, Nyack, NY, and died Apr 1909, Coeur d'Alene, ID.

Children of William Ross8 and Rebecca Jane (Gesner) Whitney:

i. Irene9 Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1857, Pleasant Ridge, IL; d. 30 Jul 1932, Coeur d'Alene, ID.
ii. Ada Edith Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1858, Pleasant Ridge, IL.
iii. William Ellsworth Whitney, b. 3 Nov 1861, Bureau Co., IL; d. 27 Oct 1886, Wyanet, IL.
iv. Ianta Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1863, Bureau Co., IL; d. 6 Jul 1863, Bureau Co., IL.
v. Monroe Gesner Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1865, Limerick, IL.

Census

4647 4697 William R. Whitney 29 M - Farmer 80 Ohio Rebecca J. Whitney 22 F - New York Iread " 2 F - Illinois Ada " 1 F - do

2297 3419 Murphy, E. 26 M W Ret. Grocer $500 Ireland Parents foreign born ... 3420 Jakel, John 36 M W Cigar maker Norway Parents foreign born ... 3421 Whitney, Wm. R. 38 M W Teamster $400 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Rebecca J. 31 F W Keeping house N.Y. -----, Irene 12 F W Ills. Attended school -----, Edith 11 F W Do Attended school -----, William E. 8 M W Do Attended school -----, Monroe G. 4 M W Do

William R. WHITNEY 48 Self M M W OH Grain Dealer ME OH Rebecca J. WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Irena WHITNEY 22 Dau F S W IL OH NY E. Edith WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W IL OH NY Monroe WHITNEY 14 Son M S W IL OH NY

References

  • Thora V. Thompson of Tacoma, Washington

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