Mailing List:2002-02-13 01, Re: Egbert & Matilda, NE & NY, by Robert L. Ward

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From: "Robert L. Ward" <rlward1 -at- erols.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Egbert & Matilda, NE & NY Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 12:52:59 -0500 References: <199905260416.VAA15090@bl-3.rootsweb.com> In-Reply-To: <000901bea745$1b044800$7682f5d1@duper> Dear WRG, At 06:58 AM 5/26/99 +0000, DeeGee Whitney <deege1 -at- earthlink.net> wrote: >I've just joined this list, and am currently trying to find any information >on my Great Grandparents, Egbert & Matilda Whitney, from New York. > >On the 1880 & 1885 Richardson County, Humboldt City, NE Census the family >was listed as: > > Egbert age 39 (born in New York) > Matilda age 36 (born in New York) > George Roe age 12 (my grandfather) b. 1873 d. 1928 > Clyde age 6 > Earl or Ervin age 4 > Eva or Evelyn age 2 1/2 > >There is also a brother, Ray mentioned in George's obituary. > >All of the children were born in Nebraska. Egbert was a carpenter. > >George married Myrtle Emma Price in Lincoln Nebraska in the early 1900's, >and they had two children, my father, George Roe Jr (b.1911 d. 1966) and >Marjorie (b. 1908 d. 1942 in Havana, Cuba). > >This is as all the information I've been able to get on my father's side of >the family. He never spoke of aunts and uncles, except for those on his >mother's side, although it appears he had one aunt and three uncles on his >father's side. > >Any information anyone might have would be greatly appreciated. > >Regards, > >DeeGee Whitney This family appears on pp. 921 and 1822 of S. Whitney Phoenix's _Whitney Family of Connecticut_. George Roe-9 WHITNEY, b. 23 Jul 1873, Humboldt, NE, son of Egbert-8 and Matilla Sammons (TRAVER) WHITNEY [James-7, Jeremiah-6, Hezekiah-5, Hezekiah-4, Joseph-3, John-2, Henry-1]. The first seven generations of this family have been transcribed and can be found starting on the following web page: <<a href="http://www.whitneygen.org/archives/extracts/phoenix/p0346-0350.html#1615&gt">http://www.whitneygen.org/archives/extracts/phoenix/p0346-0350.html#1615&gt</a>;.


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