Family:Whitney, Henry Otis (1830-1886)

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Henry Otis7 Whitney (Joshua6, Joel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Joshua6 and Melissa (Patten) Whitney, was born 22 Aug 1830, Sparta, PA, and died 30 Sep 1886, Memphis, TN.

He married, 4 Jun 1857, Greene Co., OH, Sarah Jane Snelle, daughter of Benjamin and Catherine (Shaffer) Snelle. She was born 4 Nov 1837, Franklin, OH, and died 16 Nov 1923, Moneta, Los Angeles County, California

Children of Henry Otis7 and Sarah Jane (Snelle) Whitney:

i. Elmer Horton8 Whitney, b. 25 Jun 1858, Dayton, OH; d. 27 Sep 1936, Toledo, OH; m. 1884, Warren Co., OH, Louisa "Lulu" Korkcamp.
ii. Ira Napoleon Whitney, b. 25 Apr 1861, Franklin, OH; d. 22 Feb 1953, Toledo, OH; m. 20 Feb 1896, Fulton Co., OH, Millie E. Whitaker.
iii. Mary Cornelia Whitney, b. 19 Feb 1864, Franklin, OH; d. 12 Apr 1950, Los Angeles Co., CA; m. 13 Mar 1904, Lucas Co., OH, Curtis S. Wise.
iv. William Carver Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1868, Franklin, OH; d. 12 Nov 1944, Toledo, OH; m. 11 Nov 1893, Lucas Co., OH, Louise J. Maag.
v. Carl Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1875, Franklin, OH; d. after 1930.


720 759 Henry Whitney 29 M - R.R. Engineer $200 Pa. Sarah J. " 22 F - Ohio Elmira " 2 F - Do

52 52 Snell, Otho E. 30 M W Journeyman Blacksmith $300 -- Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Catharine 55 F W Washer Woman $3500 -- Pennsylvania Schaffer, Susan 52 F W Washer Woman Pennsylvnaia Whitney, Sallie 32 F W Tailoress (Jour.) Ohio -----, Elmer 40 M W R.R. Engineer Pennsylvania Male citizen over 21 -----, Elmer 12 M W Attending School Ohio Attended school -----, Ira 9 M W Attending School Ohio Attended school -----, Veoly 6 F W Attending School Ohio Attended school -----, William 3 M W At Home Ohio

The older Elmer must in fact be Henry.

Sallie WHITNEY 41 Self F W W OH Keeps House PA PA Elmer WHITNEY 21 Son M S W OH Laborer PA OH Ira WHITNEY 19 Son M S W OH Laborer PA OH Nellie WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W OH Not Employed PA OH Willie WHITNEY 13 Son M S W OH PA OH Carl WHITNEY 4 Son M S W OH PA OH


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