Family:Whitney, Claude Rockwood (1871-1896)

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Claude Rockwood Whitney (Brayton, Daniel), son of Brayton and Martha (Rockwood) Whitney, was born 26 Feb 1871, died 29 Jul 1896, Hesper, Winneshiek Co., IA, and was buried in Burr Oak Cemetery.

He married 4 Jan 1893, Burr Oak, Winneshiek Co., IA, Nellie May Miller, daughter of Charles Eugene and Emma J. (Rollins) Miller. She was born 5 May 1873, Prosper, Fillmore Co., MN, died 16 Sep 1945, Colby, Clark Co., WI, and was buried in Colby Cemetery.

Claude died of heat stroke while working in the fields of the family farm, leaving Nellie with 2 very young children.

She married secondly, about 1897, Lyman Oatman Hudson, son of George Babcock and Pamela Ann (Whitfield) Hudson. He was born 20 Jan 1853, PA, died 29 Dec 1935, Colby, Clark Co., WI, buried in Colby Cemetery.

Children of Claude Rockwood and Nellie May (Miller) Whitney:

i. Brayton Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1894, Hesper, Winneshiek Co., IA, m. Inez Grace Sullivan.
ii. Claude Rockwood Whitney, b. 26 Jun 1896, Hesper, Winneshiek Co., IA, m. Harriet Dorthea Schmidt.

Children of Lyman Oatman and Nellie May (Miller) Hudson:

iii. Frances Emma Hudson, b. 19 Feb 1899, Canton, Fillmore Co., MN, d. 30 Apr 1979, Madison, Dane Co., WI.
iv. Edsil R. Hudson, b. 5 Aug 1908, Colby, Clark Co., WI, d. 17 Nov 1974, Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY.


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