Family:Whitney, Horace W. (1846-1926)

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Horace W.9 Whitney (Joel8, Amos7, Ephraim6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joel8 and Mary J. (Whitney) Whitney, was born 17 Apr 1846, Upton, MA,[1] and died 4 Mar 1926, Cleveland, OH.[2]

He married, before 1870, Josephine Longfield. She was born about 1852, Rochester, NY, and died 22 Apr 1931, Cleveland, OH.[3]

He resided 78 Cedar Ave., Cleveland, OH. They are buried in Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH.

Children of Horace W.9 and Josephine (Longfield) Whitney:

i. Dora May10 Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1870, Upton, MA;[4] "Dora G." in 1880 census; m. George L. Chandler.
ii. Horace Warren Whitney, b. Feb 1880, OH.


1462 1461 Whitney, Horace 23 M W Book Keeper Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Joseph 19 M W O. Washburn, Sophia 42 F W N.Y.

Joseph Whitney is unidentified.

Horace WHITNEY 32 Self M M W MA Salesman MA MA Josie WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY CAN Dora G. WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W MA MA NY Horace W. WHITNEY 4M Son M S W OH MA NY Lena NISSEN 18 Oth F S W GER Servant GER GER Maria G. CHASE 51 Oth F W OH Dress Maker --- --- Minnie G. CHASE 19 Oth F W OH Living --- ---

Whitney, Horace W. Head W M -----, Josephine Wife W F -----, Warren H. Son W M

  • 1910, Cleveland Ward 25, Cuyahoga Co., OH: Horace W. Whitney and wife Josephine.
  • 1920, Cleveland Ward 20, Cuyahoga Co., OH: Horace Whitney and wife Josephine.
  • 1930, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., OH: Widow Josephine Whitney living with daughter "Dorothy" Chandler and family.


  • Census records.

1.^  "Horace W. [Whitney], s. Joel and Mary J., [born] Apr. 17, 1846," according to Upton Vital Records.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #78169312, Horace W. Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #78169313, Josephine L. Whitney.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 225, page 311.

Copyright © 2012, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group.