Family:Whitney, Hiram Elias (1832-a1880)

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Hiram Elias7 Whitney (William Perse6, Micah5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of William Perse6 and Sarah (Frank) Whitney, was born 12 Apr 1832, Phillips, ME,[1] and died 9 Jul 1890, IA, aged 58 years 2 months 27 days. He was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Benton Co., IA.[2]

He married, firstly, 24 Aug 1852, Sycamore, IL, Catherine Harshey. She was born 1835, and died 1857, Cortland, IL. She was buried in Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland, IL.[3]

He married, secondly, 29 Dec 1858, Kane Co., IL, Mary E. Dow. She was born 1838, NY, and died after 1860.

He married, thirdly, bef. 1876, Mary E. -----. She was born Apr 1837, VT, and died 1925, Western State Mental Hospital, Fort Supply, OK. She was buried in Fort Supply Hospital Cemetery, Fort Supply, OK.[4]

He was a physician; resided in Shellsborough, IA.

Children of Hiram E.7 and Catherine (Harshey) Whitney:

i. Sylvia H.8 Whitney, b. 1851, Cortland, IL; d. 1851, Cortland, IL. Possibly the Sylvin R. Whitney bur. Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland, IL.[5]
ii. Effie G. Whitney, b. 1853, Cortland, IL; d. 1862; bur. Ohio Grove Cemetery, Cortland, IL.[6]

There were no known children of Hiram E.7 and Mary E. (Dow) Whitney.

Children of Hiram E.7 and Mary E. (-----) Whitney:

iii. Frank Walter Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1876, IA; d. 8 Nov 1940, Clinton, OK, aged 63 years; bur. Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, OK;[7] m. ca. 1917, Martha/Mattie M. -----, b. ca. 1873, d. 8 Jul 1936, Clinton, OK, aged 63 years; bur. Clinton Cemetery, Clinton, OK.[8] No known children.


1111 117 Hiram Whitney 27 M - Reaper Agent 100 Maine Mary Do 22 F - Housekeeper N.Y. Effie G. Do 7 F - Ill. William Do 77 M - Blind 1000 --- Maine Blind Nancy J. Do 56 F - Housekeeper Do George W. Whitney 22 M - Farm Laborer Maine

Hiram E. WHITNEY 48 Self M M W ME Physician ME ME Mary WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT --- Franklin WHITNEY 4 Son M S W IA ME VT

210 220 ... Whitney, Mary ---- W F Apr 1837 63 wid 0ch 0liv Vermont New Hampshire Vermont Patient ...

  • 1900, son Frank not found.
  • 1910, 2204 Charleston Ave., Mattoon Ward 4, Coles Co., IL, p. 3A:

57 59 Whitney, Mary Head F W 73 wid 1ch 1liv Vermont Maine Vermont None, Owns free house -----, Frank W. Son M W 33 sgl Iowa Maine Instructor in schools

  • 1920, 1100 S. Eleventh St., Clinton, Custer Co., OK, p. 1A/106:

6 6 Whitney, F. W. Head M W 44 mar Iowa New Hampshire Vermont Machinist railroad shop, Owns mortgaged house -----, Martha Wife F W 44 mar Arkansas Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None Whitney, Mary Moth F W 82 wid Vermont Maine Vermont None

  • 1930, Clinton, Custer Co., OK, p. 7A/173:

148 158 Whitney, Frank W. Head M W 52 mar 39 Illinois U.S. Vermont Plumber -----, Mattie M. WIfe F W 57 mar 44 Arkansas Mississippi Arkansas None


1.^  "12 Apr 1832 Hiram, s. William Whitney and Nancy [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #19325459, Hiram Elias Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #84830317, Catherine Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #59471901, Mary E. Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #84830386, Sylvin R. Whitney.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #84830328, Effie G. Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #97342086, Frank Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #97342087, Mrs. F. W. Whitney.

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