Mailing List:1999-11-29 02, Re: WHITNEY-D Digest V99 293, by Joan Reznowski

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From: Lorne & Joan Reznowski <lreznows -at- Ms.UManitoba.CA> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re: WHITNEY-D Digest V99 #293 Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 08:26:38 -0600 I should have said the Tompkins County Courthouse, Ithaca, N. Y. WHITNEY-D-request -at- rootsweb.com wrote: > Subject: > > WHITNEY-D Digest Volume 99 : Issue 293 > > Today's Topics: > #1 [WHITNEY-L] Marshal Abner N. Whitn [Ronald Whitney <ronwhitney -at- worldne] > #2 Re: [WHITNEY-L] The Mystery of Aus ["Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse -at- compuserve.c] > #3 [WHITNEY-L] New Extract Posted ["Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse -at- compuserve.c] > #4 [WHITNEY-L] Whitney-Forman Marriag [moosie <moosie -at- flash.net>] > #5 Re: [WHITNEY-L] VT Whitneys ["Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse -at- compuserve.c] > #6 [WHITNEY-L] Fwd: {not a subscriber [WhitneyMR -at- aol.com] > #7 [WHITNEY-L] note from listowner [WhitneyMR -at- aol.com] > > Administrivia: > To unsubscribe from WHITNEY-D, send a message to > > WHITNEY-D-request -at- rootsweb.com > > that contains in the body of the message the command > > unsubscribe > > and no other text. No subject line is necessary, but if your software > requires one, just use unsubscribe in the subject, too. > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Marshal Abner N. Whitney > Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 01:05:06 -0600 > From: Ronald Whitney <ronwhitney -at- worldnet.att.net> > To: WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > Dear WRG, > > This is from the Missouri Valley Times (Harrison County, Iowa) dated May 3, > 1894. > > MARSHAL WHITNEY > > At 3 o'clock Sunday the remains of the murdered marshal was laid to rest in > Rose Hill Cemetery. The deceased was a member of the Junior Order of > American Mechanics, and was buried by that order. The members of the order > went to the home of the deceased in Snyder's addition and escorted the > remains to the Methodist church. At the third ward schoolhouse the > procession was joined by the Missouri Valley Coronet band and was led to > the church to the strains of the funeral dirge. At the church an eloquent > sermon was preached by Rev. Roderick. The coffin was covered by a > beautiful floral offering by the members of the order and the merchants of > the city. After the sermon the funeral procession was formed again and > headed by the Missouri Valley band, marched up 3rd street to the cemetery > where the remains were laid away until the last day. The dead marshal was a > brave man, a good officer and a splendid citizen, and his untimely and > tragical death has cast a gloom over the entire city. He leaves an aged > mother and two sisters to mourn his untimely death. > > This transcription was provided by the Harrison County Genealogical > Society. On the back was noted: Abner N. Whitney b. 17 July 1860 d. 28 > April 1894. > > I have no additional information on this individual. > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] The Mystery of Austin Whitney, b. 1832, d. 1846 > Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 07:04:05 -0500 > From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse -at- compuserve.com> > To: WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > > Does anyone have any clues as to why > > Harriet Adams Whitney might choose to change her name to > > "Cinderilla?" If any other member of the WRG can shed any light on > > this curious question, I'd be grateful to hear from them. > > I couldn't help but chuckle -- maybe she had a mean step-mother and and > 2 ugly step-sisters. Or may she simply married a prandsome hince, oh > excuse me .. a handsome prince. J > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] New Extract Posted > Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 08:02:13 -0500 > From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse -at- compuserve.com> > To: WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > Dear WRG: > On 11/16/99, I transcribed and Tim Doyle posted on our web site the > Whitney entries from: > > Morse, Rev. Abner, A.B., "Genealogical Register of The Inhabitants and > History of the Towns of Sherborn and Holliston" (Boston: Damrell & > Moore, 1856) > <a href="http://www.whitneygen.org/archives/extracts/morsesherborn.html">http://www.whitneygen.org/archives/extracts/morsesherborn.html</a> > > Enjoy! > > ;-) Jeanne W. Muse > jwmuse -at- compuserve.com > - ------------------------------------- > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney-Forman Marriage Record > Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 06:53:07 -0800 > From: moosie <moosie -at- flash.net> > To: WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > Searching for a marriage record and/or newspaper announcement of the > marriage of my ancestors which occured December 1835. "Charlotte FORMAN > aged 17 years from Ithaca, NY married Jonas WHITNEY aged 30 years from > Marlborough, NH". After their marriage Jonas Whitney taught school in > several Cayuga and Seneca County areas. Any suggestions for further > research greatly appreciated. > > Thank you, > > Jerry Forman > Berkeley, CA > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] VT Whitneys > Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 12:12:17 -0500 > From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse -at- compuserve.com> > To: WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > Lorraine & WRG: I've just begun transcribing the 'Vermont General Index > Vital Records to 1870' (White to Whitney, Je) from the LDS Film 0027729. > Joan Hicks has the film on loan at her LDS library and is having to copy > each one down by hand. Then she is faxing them to me for transcription. > When I get that film done, I'll have it posted to the web site. Watch > for the announcement. > > Each one is from an index card arranged alphabetically by surname and > then by given name on the film. Lots of room for errors -- but it's > better than nothing. It took her 3 hours at the library to write down > from the 'unknown' given name through part of the given names beginning > with the letter 'A', but she promised to get the rest to me next week > (what a gal!). -- 8 handwritten pages. > > Joan added to me that everyone needs to confirm the records and added: > 'All records are held at the town level except probate records, which > are held by probate districts which may or may not be the same as the > county. Vermont as a whole is a very cooperative state to work with, > most people are marvelously helpful.' > > To get the rest of the Index, I'll probably order the next LDS film in > the set -- probably 0027730 -- and begin transcribing it myself. --- > unless somebody else wants to jump in and work on it. > > ;-) Jeanne > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Lorraine Ferguson-Goss <fergoss -at- together.net> > To: <WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com> > Sent: Saturday, November 27, 1999 5:48 PM > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] VT Whitneys > > > > > Hi, > > I've long thought about surprising you all with a list of all the VT > > Whitneys copied from the Vital Records office in Middlesex, but every > time I > > get fired up I get overwhelmed... are there any other Vermonters out > there > > that would like to jump in and help me get them to the WRG? > > > > Lorraine Ferguson-Goss > > > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fwd: {not a subscriber} I think I need help > Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 19:26:09 EST > From: WhitneyMR -at- aol.com > To: WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > --part1_0.6b85a441.25732221_boundary > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" > Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit > > In a message dated 11/27/99 10:25:56 AM Pacific Standard Time, > CVendla -at- aol.com writes: > > << I have a Whitney family album, & a sheet in it lists the Whitney family > record. None of these people match up with yours. Is anyone interested in > what I have? Or, is there anyone who can tell me what I have? Does anyone > know the history of this group before the 1800s? It starts out: > > William G. Whitney Marcia M. Pettis Married: December 11, > 1864 > W.G.W. born June 16, 1827, Canandaigua, N.Y. Died Nov. 10, 1910 > Parents. Henry Whitney: born Sept. 27, 1809, son of Heman [possibly a > misprint for Herman?] Whitney who had '"viz" Henry, Hannah, and Charles. > Their mother's maiden name was Claricy Woodward, born near New Haven, Con. > Henry Whitney married to Emily Tucker, Sept 1, 1926. Had one child, > W.G.WHITNEY > Emily Tucker Whitney: born Sept 21, 1804 died Jan 4, 1881 > Henry Whitney died March 18, 1880 > Nationality: English > Marcia Miranda Pettis: born June 25, 1825, Spofford, N.Y. died Feb. 22, > 1906 > Daughter of Israel Pettis and Anna Wheaten Pettis. Four brothers and seven > sisters. > Nationality: English & Scotch > > Then it goes on to list the 13 children of Marcia & W.G., all born in > Franklin, PA. > Nearly all of these Whitneys moved to Washington territory after the civil > war. > > If anyone would please be so kind as to contact me, my E-mail is: > CVendla -at- AOL.com > Thank you, > Carol Paul >> > > --part1_0.6b85a441.25732221_boundary > Content-Type: message/rfc822 > Content-Disposition: inline > > Return-Path: <listadmin-bounces -at- rootsweb.com> > Received: from rly-zc02.mx.aol.com (rly-zc02.mail.aol.com [172.31.33.2]) by > air-zc02.mail.aol.com (vx) with ESMTP; Sat, 27 Nov 1999 13:25:56 > -0500 > Received: from bl-14.rootsweb.com (bl-14.rootsweb.com [204.212.38.30]) by > rly-zc02.mx.aol.com (v65.4) with ESMTP; Sat, 27 Nov 1999 13:25:41 > -0500 > Received: (from slist -at- localhost) > by bl-14.rootsweb.com (8.9.3/8.9.3) id KAA13645 > for WHITNEY-admin -at- lists.rootsweb.com; Sat, 27 Nov 1999 10:25:37 -0800 (PST) > Date: Sat, 27 Nov 1999 10:25:37 -0800 (PST) > X-From_: CVendla -at- aol.com Sat Nov 27 10:25:34 1999 > Received: from bl-3.rootsweb.com (bl-3.rootsweb.com [204.212.38.19]) > by bl-14.rootsweb.com (8.9.3/8.9.3) with ESMTP id KAA13523 > for <WHITNEY-L -at- lists.rootsweb.com>; Sat, 27 Nov 1999 10:25:34 -0800 (PST) > From: CVendla -at- aol.com > Received: from imo-d07.mx.aol.com (imo-d07.mx.aol.com [205.188.157.39]) > by bl-3.rootsweb.com (8.9.3/8.9.3) with ESMTP id KAA25292 > for <Whitney-L -at- rootsweb.com>; Sat, 27 Nov 1999 10:25:29 -0800 (PST) > Received: from CVendla -at- aol.com > by imo-d07.mx.aol.com (mail_out_v24.4.) id e.0.7488b4bd (4158) > for <Whitney-L -at- rootsweb.com>; Sat, 27 Nov 1999 13:25:14 -0500 (EST) > Message-ID: <0.7488b4bd.25717c09 -at- aol.com> > Old-Date: Sat, 27 Nov 1999 13:25:13 EST > To: Whitney-L -at- rootsweb.com > MIME-Version: 1.0 > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" > Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit > X-Mailer: AOL 4.0 for Windows 95 sub 39 > X-Diagnostic: Not on the accept list > Subject: {not a subscriber} I think I need help > X-Envelope-To: WHITNEY-L > > I have a Whitney family album, & a sheet in it lists the Whitney family > record. None of these people match up with yours. Is anyone interested in > what I have? Or, is there anyone who can tell me what I have? Does anyone > know the history of this group before the 1800s? It starts out: > > William G. Whitney Marcia M. Pettis Married: December 11, 1864 > W.G.W. born June 16, 1827, Canandaigua, N.Y. Died Nov. 10, 1910 > Parents. Henry Whitney: born Sept. 27, 1809, son of Heman [possibly a > misprint for Herman?] Whitney who had '"viz" Henry, Hannah, and Charles. > Their mother's maiden name was Claricy Woodward, born near New Haven, Con. > Henry Whitney married to Emily Tucker, Sept 1, 1926. Had one child, > W.G.WHITNEY > Emily Tucker Whitney: born Sept 21, 1804 died Jan 4, 1881 > Henry Whitney died March 18, 1880 > Nationality: English > Marcia Miranda Pettis: born June 25, 1825, Spofford, N.Y. died Feb. 22, > 1906 > Daughter of Israel Pettis and Anna Wheaten Pettis. Four brothers and seven > sisters. > Nationality: English & Scotch > > Then it goes on to list the 13 children of Marcia & W.G., all born in > Franklin, PA. > Nearly all of these Whitneys moved to Washington territory after the civil > war. > > If anyone would please be so kind as to contact me, my E-mail is: > CVendla -at- AOL.com > Thank you, > Carol Paul > > --part1_0.6b85a441.25732221_boundary-- > > ______________________________ > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] note from listowner > Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 19:33:06 EST > From: WhitneyMR -at- aol.com > To: WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com > > Greetings, > Just a quick note. Because of the size and volume of the list I've had to > set it so that if a message to you bounces more than 4 times you're > unsubscribed, you wouldn't believe the number of error messages I've had > lately. So if you seem to have dropped off the list try resubscribing. > > Michael Whitney


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