Family:Widney, Alexander (c1814-1887)

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Alexander Widney (Alexander), son of Alexander and Ruth (Noble) Widney, was born 29 Aug 1814, PA, and died 9 Apr 1887, Zanesville, OH.

He married firstly, before 1842, Asenia Holcomb. She was born about 1814, CT, and died 22 Sep 1853, Zanesville, OH.

He married secondly, between 1854 and 1857, ----- -----. She died between 1857 and 1859.

He married secondly, 22 Dec 1859, Zanesville, OH, Mary Ellen Fox. She was born 6 Jun 1834, or May 1830, near Harper's Ferry, Loudoun Co., VA, and died 19 Mar 1901, Zanesville, OH, aged 67 years. She is buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, OH.

Children of Alexander and Asenia (Holcomb) Widney:

i. Ruth Asenath Widney, b. ca. 1842, OH; bapt. 1 May 1842, Zanesville, OH; d. bef. 1927; m. 10 May 1870, Muskingum Co., OH, Edward House.
ii. Augusta Maria Widney, b. ca. 1844, OH; bapt. 6 July 1845, Zanesville, OH; d. bef. 1927; m. John Stevenson.
iii. Anna Mary Widney, b. ca. 1847, OH; bapt. 26 Jun 1847, Zanesville, OH; d. bef. 1927; m. ----- Hall.
iv. John D. Widney, b. ca. 1849, OH; d. 8 Aug 1852, Zanesville, OH.
v. Louis Henry Widney, b. ca. 1853, OH; bapt. 5 Apr 1856, Zanesville, OH; d. Nov 1893, Pittsburgh, PA.

Children of Alexander and Mary Ellen (Fox) Whitney:

vi. Alexander Widney, b. ca. 1857, OH; d. before 19 Mar 1901; not in family in 1870.
vii. Harvey Milton Widney, b. 12 Aug 1861, Zanesville, OH; d. 16 Dec 1918, Zanesville, OH; m. 15 May 1884, Zanesville, OH, Alice Mary Blocksom. Both are buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, OH.

Census

2182 2195 Alexander Widney 36 M - Scale Maker Pa. Asenia " 36 F - Con. Ruth A. " 8 F - O. Attended school Augusta M. " 6 F - " Attended school Anna M. " 3 F - " John D. " 1 M - "

1969 1969 Alex. Widney 47 M - Scale Maker $350 Virginia Mary " 26 F - Ohio Ruth " 18 F - " Augusta " 16 F - " Attended school Anna " 13 F - " Attended school Henry " 7 M - " Attended school Alexander " 3 M - "

149 149 Widney, Alexander 55 M W Scale Manufacturer $1400 $400 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 35 F W Keeping house East Virginia -----, Augusta 22 F W School Teacher Ohio -----, Anna 20 F W School Teacher Ohio -----, Harvey 9 M W At school Ohio Attended school

Alexander WIDNEY 64 Head M M W NY Scale Maker NY NY Mary WIDNEY 46 Wife F M W VA Keeping House VA VA Charlotte CLINE 22 Niec F S W OH School teacher OH OH Harvey WIDNEY 18 Son M S W OH Clerk in drug store NY VA

References

  • Census records

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