Family:Widney, Charles Wilson (1805-1878)

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Charles Wilson2 Widney (Charles1), son of Charles1 and Mary Dolly (Henderson) Widney, was born 11 Nov 1805, and died 28 Sep 1878, Baton Rouge, LA.

He married, 13 Aug 1831, Cumberland Co., PA, Mary Alexander Gilson. She was born 24 Jan 1811, Milford, Mifflin Co., PA, and died 14 Oct 1878, Baton Rouge, LA.

Children of Charles Wilson2 and Mary Alexander (Gilson) Widney:

i. Caroline Gilson3 Widney, b. 13 Apr 1832, Concord, PA; d. 1910; m.(1) William Dennis; m.(2) William Duff.
ii. Belinda Henderson Widney, b. 4 Jul 1834, Pittsburgh, PA; d. 16 Dec 1850, Pittsburgh, PA.
iii. Miriam Ann Widney, b. 21 Feb 1837, Pittsburgh, PA; d. 6 Jun 1873, New Orleans, LA; m. 11 Dec 1855, Pittsburgh, PA, Burris Doudney Wood.
iv. Mary Emma Widney, b. 29 Feb 1840, Pittsburgh, PA; d. 1923; m. Pittsburgh, PA, Eli Eldridge.
v. Lyman Summerfield Widney, b. 23 Nov 1842, Pittsburgh, PA; d. 10 Nov 1927, Birmingham, AL; m. 8 Dec 1880, Baton Rouge, LA, Adele Korwin/Joholkowski.
vi. Agnes Boyd Widney, b. 19 Nov 1845; d. 1849, Pittsburgh, PA.
vii. Charles William Widney, b. 9 Jul 1850, Pittsburgh, PA; d. 21 Dec 1925; m. 1870, Melrose Park, IL, Mary Eliza Edgington; resided Proviso, IL.

Census

123 123 Charles Widney 45 M - Teacher Pa. Mary " 39 F - " Caroline " 18 F - " Belinda " 16 F - " Anna " 13 F - " Ema " 10 F - " Simon " 8 M - "

2574 2480 Lyman Wigney 50 M - Farmer 1000 200 Penn. Mary 45 F - " Lyman 15 M - " Attended school Charles 9 " - " Attended school Samuel Thorn 15 " - Farm Labourer " Attended school William Myers 30 " - " "

Despite the given name "Lyman" for the head of this family, this seems to be Charles Wilson Whitney and family.

99 91 Widney, Charles 64 M W Farmer Penn. Father foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 59 F W Keeps Home " -----, Charles 19 M W Farm Laborer " Edgington, Mary 19 F W Keeps Home Illinois Wood, Minnie 33 F W Penn. -----, William 13 M W " Attended school -----, Elmer E. 8 M W " Attended school -----, Charley 6 M W " Attended school -----, Mary 2 F W Louisiana

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