Family:Whitney, Gurdon Clark (1839-1916)
Gurdon Clark8 Whitney (Chancy Wright7, Dennis6, Samuel5, Eliakim4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Chancy Wright7 and Phebe Ann (Leach) Whitney, was born 4 Oct 1839, Allen's Hill, Richmond, NY, and died 12 Dec 1916, Utica, MI, aged 77 years. He was buried in Utica Cemetery, Utica, NY.
He married, 11 Jan 1865, Shelby, MI, Abigail St. John, daughter of George and Permelia (Taft) St. John. She was born 7 Jan 1844 or 1845, Shelby, MI, and died 14 Apr 1923, Pontiac, MI, age 78 years. She was buried in Utica Cemetery, Utica, NY.
He was a farmer. They dwelt at Shelby till 28 Apr 1867; and then settled at Deerfield, MI, where they were still living in 1874.
Children of Gurdon Clark8 and Abigail (St. John) Whitney:
i. Charles Leach9 Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1873, Deerfield, MI; d. 28 Mar 1951, Waterford, MI, aged 78 years; unmarried.
570 526 Payne R. Leech 51 M - Farmer $12600 $5540 N.Y. Charles E. " 25 M - Farmer $500 Mich. Louisa " 24 F - Domestic Mich. Gurdon C. " 15 M - Farm Laborer Mich. Attended school Francis J. " 12 F - " Attended school Albert F. " 8 M - " Attended school Martha P. " 6 F - " Attended school Gurdon Whitney 20 M - Farm Laborer N.Y. John Burgher 22 M - " " Canada West Julia Skinner 28 F - Domestic N.Y.
- 1870: not found.
- 1880, Shelby, Macomb Co., MI:
Gorden WHITNEY 40 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Abbie WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W MI Keeping House NY NY Charles L. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W MI NY MI William GERNBART 19 Oth M S W MI Laborer GER GER Mary KEENE 13 Oth F S W GER Laborer GER GER George J. PIXLEY 18 Neph M S W MI MI MI
- 1900, Shelby, Macomb Co., MI.
- 1910, Shelby, Macomb Co., MI.
- 1920, Shelby, Macomb Co., MI.
- Census records.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 1709 and p. 2332.
1.^ Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995, at FamilySearch.org.
2.^ Find A Grave memorial #6707755, Gordon Whitney.
3.^ Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935, at FamilySearch.org.
4.^ Michigan, Death Certificates, at FamilySearh.org.
5.^ Find A Grave memorial #6707754, Abigail Whitney.
6.^ Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952, at FamilySearh.org.
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