Family:Whitney, Charles Rupert (1845-1911)

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Charles Rupert Whitney (John, John), son of John and Lydia Lavinia (Jones)(Lewis) Whitney, was born 20 Feb 1845, Wyoming Co., NY, and died 10 Feb 1911, Tuscola Co., MI. He was buried in Fremont Township Cemetery, Mayville, MI.[1]

He married, 20 Feb 1868, Fremont, MI, Ellen Martha Crittenden,[2] She was born 18 Apr 1843, NY, and died 17 Nov 1907, Tuscola Co., MI. She was buried in Fremont Township Cemetery, Mayville, MI.[3]

Children of Charles Rupert and Ellen Martha (Crittenden) Whitney:

i. Herbert Clarence Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1870, Tuscola Co., MI; d. 16 Aug 1956, MI; m. 4 Jun 1901, Falmouth, MA, Virginia Thomas Davis, dau. of Samuel F. and Salome (-----) Davis.
ii. Charles O. Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1872, Tuscola Co., MI; d. 28 Sep 1879, Fremont, MI, aged 7 years; but he is shown in the 1880 census.
iii. Grace G. Whitney, "Anna" b. 9 Nov 1874, Tuscola Co., MI; d. 25 Feb 1959; "A. Grace" m. 22 Sep 1903, Mayville, MI, Samuel B. Martin, son of George and Amelia (Kuntze) Martin.
iv. Ernest Gaston Whitney, b. Jul 1877, MI; d. 31 Aug 1959; m. 3 Sep 1901, Mayville, MI, Myrtle E. Spencer, dau. of E. H. and Liddie {Sheffield) Spencer.
v. Clayton Garfield Whitney, b. 19 Jul 1880, MI; d. 16 Mar 1933, Mayville, MI; m. 22 Sep 1914, Mayville, MI, Maude J. Freeland, dau. of Albert and Mary (Romph) Freeland.
vi. Alice C. Whitney, b. 28 Feb 1885, MI; d. 12 Jul 1960, Mayville, MI; unmarried.


37 38 Whitney, Charles 25 M W Shoemaker $1200 $400 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Nellie 27 F W Keeping House " -----, Herbert K. 2/12 M W Michigan Born in Apr Crittenden, Eva 17 F W Domestic Servant New York

Charles R. WHITNEY 36 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Martha N. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Herbert K. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W MI At Home NY NY Charles O. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W MI At Home NY NY Grace G. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W MI At Home NY NY Ernest WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MI NY NY

296 297 Charles R. Whitney Private H 15 MI Inf 22 Dec 1864 20 Aug 1865 0y 9m 28d May, MI Bronchitis

113 116 Whitney, Charles R. Head W M Feb 1845 55 mar 32 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Martha E. Wife W F Apr 1843 57 mar 32 6ch 5liv New York Massachusetts New York -----, Grace Dau W F Nov 1874 25 sgl Michigan New York New York Teaching school -----, Earnest Son W M Jul 1877 22 sgl Michigan New York New York Farm laborer -----, Claton Son W M Jul 1880 19 sgl Michigan New York New York -----, Alice Dau W F Feb 1885 15 sgl Michigan New York New York Farmer

  • 1910, 2nd & High, Fremont, Tuscola Co., MI, p. 4A:

76 77 Whitney, Charles R. Head M W 64 wid York State York State York State Janator -----, Alice Dau F W 24 sgl Mich. York State York State None -----, Clayton Son M W 29 sgl Mich. York State York State Rural letter carrier


  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #108690151, Charles Rupert Whitney.

2.^  Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, at

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #108690304, Ellen Martha "Nellie" Crittenden Whitney. Also, FindAGrave Memorial #110941601], Nellie Whitney.

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