Family:Whitney, Edward (1864-a1941)

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Edward10 Whitney (Silas9, Silas8, Silas7, Silas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Silas9 and Mary (Fay) Whitney, was born Jun 1864, Riverhead, NY, and died after 1941.

He married, 27 Mar 1884, Southampton, NY, Carrie Louise Leeke, daughter of Philip and Ophelia (-----) Leeke. She was born 4 Jul 1866, Southampton, NY, and died after 1942.

Children of Edward10 and Carrie Louise (Leeke) Whitney:

i. Edward Bell11 Whitney, b. May 1886, Southampton, NY; d. 30 Dec 1968, Sea Cliff, Nassau, New York; m. 1921, Ohio County, West Virginia, Sarah F. Devereaux (1890-1979).
ii. Mae Frances Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1888, Southampton or Greenport, NY; d. 22 Aug 1978, Maitland, FL; m. Ralph Alexander Bassarear (1884-1970).
iii. Harry Corwin Whitney, b. 16 Feb 1891, Southampton, NY; registered for the World War I draft, then living in Mineola, NY, working as a horse trainer; d. 30 Mar 1973, Aiken, SC; m. Ida Benham (1908–2006).
iv. Anita Louise Whitney, b. Sep 1894, Southampton, NY; d. Jun 1968, Glen Arm, MD; m. Stanley Warren Downs (1893-1968).
v. Edith Estelle Whitney, b. Mar 1898, Southampton, NY; d. May 1986, Mineola, NY; m. 3 Jul 1918, Elmore Augustus Tubbs (1896–1968).


286 324 Whitney, Edward Head W M Jun 1864 35 mar 15 New York New York New York Coachman, Rents house -----, Carrie Wife W F Jul 1866 33 mar 15 7ch 5liv New York New York Ireland -----, Edward Son W M May 1886 14 sgl New York New York New York At School -----, May Dau W F Mar 1888 12 sgl New York New York New York At School -----, Harry Son W M Feb 1891 9 sgl New York New York New York At School -----, Anelia Dau W F Sep 1894 5 sgl New York New York New York -----, Edith Dau W F Mar 1898 2 sgl New York New York New York Leek, Phillip FiL W M Mar 1837 63 mar 40 New York New York New York -----, Ophelia MiL W F Oct 1840 59 mar 40 5ch 4liv New York New York New York

  • 1910, Riverhead, Suffolk Co., NY.
  • 1920: not found.
  • 1930, Southold, Suffolk Co., NY.
  • 1940, Sea Cliff, Nassau Co., NY.


  • Census records.

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