Mailing List:1999-06-10 06, Re: Re:(Whitney) Sister Islands, by Sheila A. Stratton-Peel

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From: "sheila peel" <sapeel -at- sprynet.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re:(Whitney) Sister Islands Date: Thu, 10 Jun 1999 19:42:31 -0400 Larry, Hi I live here in Niagara Falls and I will do some research to find out that info for you. I know that there were quite a few Whitneys in the area. There is a Whitney Ave.. and there is also a Whitney Mansion located very near the falls on Buffalo Avenue. A person told me that one Whitney of prominence here was a Solon Whitney. I haven't had a chance to look him up in the database yet though. I'll get back to you soon. Sheila Stratton-Peel -----Original Message----- From: Larry Knigga <lknigga -at- nwonline.net> To: WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com <WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com> Date: Thursday, June 10, 1999 1:19 PM Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re:(Whitney) Sister Islands >Sometime back while visiting Niagra Falls, we took the stroll to the Sister >Islands at the top of the falls. The sign said that they were named for >the Whitney Sisters... > >Does anyone know who these "Whitney Sisters" are, and to which line they >belong? What's the story behind them that these tiny islands are named for >them? > >Larry >


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