Family:Whitney, Alvin James (1847-1914)

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Alvin James8 Whitney (Lorenzo Dow7, Ira6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Lorenzo Dow7 and Melinda (Reynolds) Whitney, was born 14 Oct 1847, Fletcher, VT, and died 1914, Eden, VT. He was buried in Eden Cemetery, Eden, VT.[1]

He married firstly, 11 Aug 1867, Morristown, VT, (also recorded in Hyde Park, VT) Charlotte Brown Fisher,[2] daughter of Abraham and Maria (-----) Fisher. She was born about 1849, Glover, VT, and died before 1875.

He married secondly, 10 Aug 1875, Derby, VT, Lizzie E. Scribner,[3] daughter of William and Martha (Adams) Scribner. She was born Dec 1855, Johnson, VT, and died 1916. She was buried in Eden Cemetery, Eden, VT.[4]

He served in the war of 1861, Co. F, 8th Vermont Infantry. They were living at Belvidere, VT, in 1874.

Children of Alvin James8 and Charlotte Brown (Fisher) Whitney:

i. Andrew Abraham9 Whitney, 4 Jul 1879, Hardwick, VT; m. Bertha S. Williams.

Children of Alvin James8 and Lizzie E. (Scribner) Whitney:

i. Ellery Alvin9 Whitney, b. 25 Apr 1875, Eden, VT; d. 7 Feb 1952, Morristown, VT, aged 75 years1; "Elery G." m. 29 Sep 1928, Stowe, VT, Vida Mary Rivers.
ii. Lee James Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1878, Eden, VT; d. 13 Jul 1955, Amarillo, TX; m. 11 Feb 1903, Eden, VT, Blanche M. Emerson.
iii. Leomer Berton Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1880, Eden, VT; d. 15 Jan 1962, Hardwick, VT, of arteriosclerotic heart disease; bur. Eden Cemetery, Eden, VT;[5] m. 14 Jul 1919, Johnson, VT, Lillian M. White, b. 1889, d. -----, bur. Eden Cemetery, Eden, VT.[6]
iv. Lovell E. Whitney, b. 11 Dec 1884, Eden, VT; d. 1967; bur. Eden Cemetery, Eden, VT;[7] m. Harriet Lynaugh, b. 1891, d. 1987, bur. Eden Cemetery, Eden, VT.[8]
v. Grace Whitney, b. 1892, VT; d. 1893; bur. Eden Cemetery, Eden, VT.[9]
vi. (child) Whitney, b. -----; d. bef. 1900; deduced from 1900 census.


Andrew's parentage is from his Social Security application. His birth date is after the second marriage of his father, and conflicts with the birth dates of the children of the second marriage.


Alvin J. WHITNEY 31 Self M M W VT. Laborer VT. VT. Lizzie E. WHITNEY 24 Wife F M W VT. Keeps House N. H. VT. Ellery A. WHITNEY 4 Son M S W VT. VT. VT. Elerier WHITNEY 1 Son M S W VT. VT. VT.

97 97 Whitney, Alvin J. Head W M Oct 1847 52 mar 25 Vermont Vermont Maine Farmer, Owns free house -----, Lizzie Wife W F Dec 1855 44 mar 25 4ch 4liv Vermont New Hampshire Vermont -----, Leoma B. Son W M Nov 1880 19 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Farm laborer -----, Lovell Son W M Dec 1884 15 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Farm laborer

234 248 Dickinson, Leona A. Head W F May 1863 37 wid 6ch 6liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Farm, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Amy A. Dau W F Apr 1884 16 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont House-keeper -----, Mary Dau W F Feb 1886 14 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Grace A. Dau W F Dec 1888 11 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Florence Dau W F Jul 1893 6 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school Dunlop, Nathan Srvt W M Jun 1865 34 sgl Canada Fr. Ireland Ireland Immig. 1896, Al. Whitney, Lee Srvt W M Jul 1877 22 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Farm laborer

  • 1910, Eden, Lamoille Co., VT.


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #61845692, Alvin Whitney.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #61845704, Lizzie E. Scribner Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #62037087, Leomer B. Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #62037111, Lillian W. Whitney.

7.^  Find A Grave memorial #61999541, Lovell E. Whitney.

8.^  Find A Grave memorial #61999556, Harriet Lynaugh Whitney.

9.^  Find A Grave memorial #61845710, Grace Whitney.

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