Family:Whitney, Adelbert (1864-a1930)

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Adelbert8 Whitney (Henry7, Samuel6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Henry7 and Ellen M. (Merriam) Whitney; born 29 May 1864, Waldo, ME, died 17 Feb 1957, Sweet Grass Co., MT.

He "of Big Timber, Mont." married, 23 Mar 1891, Belfast, ME, Lena Montez Haney, daughter of Charles W. and Ridora (Cunningham) Haney. She was born 12 Jun 1871, and died 1 Dec 1944, Sweet Grass Co., MT.

Resided Big Timber, MT.

Children of Adelbert8 and Lena M. (Haney) Whitney:

i. Charles W.9 Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1892. Does not appear in the 1900 census.
ii. Elbridge G. Whitney, b. Apr 1894, MT.
iii. Morris A. Whitney, b. Apr 1899, MT.


  • 1900, Big Timber, Sweet Grass Co., MT: farmer
  • 1910, Big Timber, Sweet Grass Co., MT: automobile livery
  • 1920, Big Timber, Sweet Grass Co., MT:
  • 1930, Big Timber, Sweet Grass Co., MT: county assessor


  • Sanders, Helen Fitzgerald, A History of Montana. Reprinted on

1.^  "Adelbert [Whitney] of Big Timber, Mont., and Lena Montez Haney, [married] Mar. 23, 1891," according to Alfred Johnson, ed., Vital Records of Belfast, Maine, to the Year 1892 (Boston, MA: Maine Historical Society, 1917), vol. II, pp. 465-466.

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