Family:Whitney, Chancy Leach (1836-1912)

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Chancy Leach8 Whitney (Chancy Wright7, Dennis6, Samuel5, Eliakim4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Chancy Wright7 and Phebe Ann (Leach) Whitney, was born 26 Jul 1836, Allen's Hill, Richmond, NY, and died 20 Oct 1912, Muskegon, MI, aged 76.[1]

He married, 25 July 1866, Marshall, MI, Adeline Sibyl Goucher, daughter of Orman and Melissa E. (Beach) Goucher. She was born 9 Nov 1839, MI, and died 16 Oct 1929, Detroit, MI.

They dwelt at Muskegon, MI, in 1874.

Children of Chancy Leach8 and Adeline Sibyl (Goucher) Whitney:

i. Chancy Goucher9 Whitney, b. 11 Jun 1867, Marshall, MI; m. 9 Jun 1892, Grand Rapids, MI, Nellie E. Graves.
ii. Beach Leach Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1868, Muskegon, MI; d. 17 Aug 1869, Muskegon, MI.
iii. Clark Wheeler Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1870, Muskegon, MI; d. Mar 1870, Muskegon, MI.
iv. Frank Clark Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1872, Muskegon, MI; m. 14 June 1899, Muskegon, MI, Hattie E. McIntosh.
v. Clarence W. Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1876, Muskegon, MI; d. 8 Aug 1940, Alameda, CA; m. 30 Apr 1901, Ann Arbor, MI, Margaret Delia Mason.
vi. William H. Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1880, Muskegon, MI; d. 20 Apr 1880, Muskegon, MI.


316 314 Whitney, Chancey 35 M W School teacher $500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Adda 30 F W Michigan -----, Chancey 3 M W Michigan

Chancy S. WHITNEY 44 Self M M W NY Florist NY NY Addie S. WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W MI Keeping House MI MI Chancey WHITNEY 12 Son M S W MI At School NY MI Frank WHITNEY 8 Son M S W MI At School NY MI Clarence WHITNEY 4 Son M S W MI NY MI William WHITNEY 1M Son M S W MI NY MI Matty EWINGTON 29 Oth F S W MI School Teacher ENG NY Susan EWINGTON 17 Oth F S W MI Keeping House ENG NY

Whitney, Chancy L. Head W M Jul 1836 63 mar New York -----, Adaline S. Wife W F Nov 1839 60 mar New York


  • Census records.

1.^  Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995, at

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