Mailing List:2000-12-15 04, Re: Re: whitney family, by Robert L. Ward

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From: "Robert L. Ward" <rlward1 -at-> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Re: whitney family Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 08:37:57 -0500 References: <> In-Reply-To: <005c01c06688$c1d94140$04bac0d8@enduser> Jennifer and all, At 06:18 AM 12/15/00 -0500, Jeanne Muse wrote: >You wrote: > > >>I am trying trace my grandmother's ancestors. Her mother married >Arthur E. >Whitney in 1917. He was b. Sept. 30, 1885 and he d. Feb. 22, 1918. His >parents were Charles Earland Whitney and Mary A. Smith. Arthur had a >brother, Earl C. b. 1889. > >The parents of Charles Earland Whitney were Jonathan Whitney and Martha >Bullfinch. Charles was b. Oct. 21, 1848 in Henderson Co., NY and d. >Feb. 5, >1921. Charles had at least two sisters. They are listed in his >obituary as >Mrs. Frank Dudley and Mrs. Simeon Smith. > >I did not find any of these people listed in the whitney sites or on >rootsweb,, etc., and I am hoping you can help. Please let >me >know if there is a link that I am missing somewhere. Thank you. >From: "Jennifer Marklein" <jemarkl -at-><< > >---------------------- > >Dear Jennifer: > >There are thousands of Whitneys who haven't been connected to a "known" >immigrant ancestor. You may need to get back another generation or two >before you can link yours up. You don't say how long you have been >searching, so forgive me if my advice is directed toward a beginner. > >Do you have a Church of the Latter Day Saints in your area? One of them >may have a Family History Library that you should visit. Take >information on your families with you when you go. They'll be able to >direct you to census and vital records that can be viewed on film and >microfiche. > >Have you written letters to the Clerks of the towns in which your >grandparents were born, died or married? For a small fee you can obtain >actual certified copies of those certificates which contain parents, and >more leads to help you dig farther back. > >I've sent a copy of your query (and this reply) to the Whitney-L email >list too just in case one of the 300+ members has someone you are >looking for in a personal database that is not posted on the internet. > >I wish I could help more, but all I can do is wish you good luck! > >Jeanne (Whitney) Muse >jwmuse -at- >------------------------------------------ >Researching GOLDSMITH, REED, WHITNEY ><a href=""></a> >----------------------------------------- Jonathan Hart Jerome WHITNEY and his wife Martha Ann BULFINCH appear as #2358 on pp. 468-469 of S. Whitney Phoenix, _The Whitney Family of Connecticut_ (1874). His lineage is: Jonathan Hart Jerome-7 [Erastus-6, Samuel-5, John-4, Henry-3, John-2, Henry-1], also [Erastus-6, Mary ST. JOHN, Mark, Anne-3 WHITNEY, John-2, Henry-1]. Their children, including Charles Eveland-8 WHITNEY, b. 21 Oct 1848, Henderson, NY, living at Grand Ledge, MI, in 1874, are given at #7068-7072 on pp. 1121-1122. More details are given in that reference. Regards, Robert Robert L. Ward WHITNEY Research Group <<a href=""></a>;

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