Family:Whitney, William W. (1829-1905)

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William W. Whitney (Joseph S., [prob.] David), son of Joseph S. and Cynthia E. (Hills) Whitney, was born 25 Nov 1829, Cortland Co., NY, and died 22 Jan 1905, Union, NY.[1]

He married firstly say 1857, Harriet Goodspeed Booth, parentage unknown. She was born 25 Jan 1835, NY, and died 14 Oct 1860, location unknown.[2]

He married secondly circa 1862, Union, NY, Angeline Murdock, daughter of Samuel and Charlotte (-----) Murdock. She was born 12 Feb 1826, Broome Co., NY, and died 4 Oct 1875, Union, NY.[3]

He married thirdly 20 Jun 1877, Norwich, NY, Hattie E. Wilcox, daughter of Henry Cole and Elizabeth Jane (Brosworth) Wilcox. She was born 23 Jan 1844, NY, and died 29 Jan 1899, Union, NY.[4]

Census records indicate William was a druggist, physician, and surgeon in Union, NY. He served as a surgeon during the Civil War.

Children of William W. and Hattie G. (Booth) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of William W. and Angeline (Murdock) Whitney:

i. George W. Whitney, b. May 1864, Union, NY; d. 23 Sep 1953, Auburn, NY; m. circa 1887, Union, NY, Jessie L, Hagadorn; children, if any, unknown.

Children of William W. and Hattie E. (Wilcox) Whitney, if any, unknown.


506 532 Whitney, William 40 M W Druggist $1000 $1200 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Angeline 43 F W Keeping house New York -----, George 6 M W New York Murdock, Samuel 83 M W Retired Farmer $10000 New York Male citizen over 21

William W. WHITNEY 51 Self M M W NY Physician NY NY Hattie E. WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY George W. WHITNEY 16 Son M S W NY At School NY NY


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial # 47984697, Dr William W Whitney

2.^  Find A Grave memorial # 60452737, Hattie G (Booth) Whitney

3.^  Find A Grave memorial # 60452728, Angie (Murdock) Whitney

4.^  Find A Grave memorial # 60452736, Hattie E (Willcox) Whitney

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