Family:Whitney, Casper Oliver (1850-1912)

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Casper Oliver Whitney (Smith, Chauncey), son of Smith and Lucy (Parker) Whitney, was born 19 Dec 1850, Triangle, NY, and died 5 Dec 1912, Piqua, OH, aged 62 years 1 month 16 days, of Bright's disease.[1] He was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, OH.[2]

He married, 30 Dec 1872, Midland Co., MI, Alice R. White,[3] daughter of Rufus L. and Delia Lucretia (Keep) White. She was born 16 Aug 1849, Rouses Point, NY, and died 21 Mar 1926, Miami Co., OH, aged 76 years 7 months 5 days, of organic heart disease.[4] She was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, OH.[5]

Children of Casper Oliver and Alice R. (White) Whitney:

i. Grace Ruby Whitney, b. 5 Jul 1875, East Saginaw, MI; m. 24 Aug 1895, Bay City, MI, Will E. Gamble, son of James E. and Olive (Adams) Gamble.[6]
ii. Harry Chamberlain Whitney, b. 3 Apr 1877, Flint, MI; d. 22 Feb 1933, Miami Co., OH; bur. Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, OH;[7] m. Anna Belle -----.
iii. Alice Whitney, b. Dec 1881, Detroit, MI; m. 7 Aug 1906, Miami Co., OH, Leroy S. Brandenburg, son of E. B. and Laura E. (Judy) Brandenburg.[8]
iv. (child) Whitney; deduced from 1900 census.


Casper WHITNEY 28 Self M M W NY Druggist NY NY Alice W. WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W NY Keeping House VT VT Grace R. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W MI NY NY Harry C. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MI NY NY Melissa CROCKER 17 Oth F S W OH Servant NY PA

422 428 Whitney, Casper Head W M Oct 1850 49 mar 27 New York New York New York Travelling salesman, rents house -----, Alice Wife W F Aug 1849 50 mar 27 4ch 3liv New York Vermont Vermont -----, Harry Son W M Apr 1875 22 sgl Michigan New York New York Bookkeeper -----, Alice Dau W F Dec 1881 18 sgl Michigan New York New York At school

  • 1910, Piqua, Miami Co., OH: Casper O. Whitney, wife Alice, son Harry.


  • Census records.

1.^  Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953, at

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #11835237, Casper Oliver Whitney.

3.^  Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, at

4.^  Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953, at

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #11830065, Alice White Whitney.

6.^  Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, at

7.^  FindAGrave Memorial #11835263, Harry Chamberlain Whitney.

8.^  Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, at

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