Family:Whitney, John F. (1839-1917)

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John F.9 Whitney (Flavel8, Guilford7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Flavel8 and Amelia (Allen) Whitney, was born 1 Feb 1839, Strongsville, OH, and died 7 Dec 1917.

He married, 5 Oct 1869, Kenosha Co., WI, Maria Elizabeth Otis, daughter of Roswell Curtis and Phila Martha "Pamelia" (Whitney) Otis. She was born 16 Sep 1844, Kenosha, WI, and died 17 March 1880, Adair Co., IA.

Resided Somers, WI, in 1870, Strongsville, OH, in 1910.

Children of John F.9 and Maria Elizabeth (Otis) Whitney:

i. Maude O.10 Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1875, Adair Co., IA; d. 20 Sep 1875, Adair Co., IA, aged 10 days; bur. Old Union Cemetry, Richland, IA.
ii. Harry Otis10 Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1880, Adair Co., IA; d. 5 Aug 1880, Adair Co., IA; bur. Old Union Cemetery, Richland, IA.


10 11 Otis, Roswell 56 M W Farmer Connecticut Male citizen over 21 Phila 46 F W Keeping House Ohio Charles 21 M W Farmer Wisconsin Male citizen over 21 Nellie 4 F W At Home Wisconsin Whitney, John F. 32 M W Locomotive Engineer Ohio Married in Oct, Male citizen over 21 Maria 25 F W Boarding Wisconsin Married in Oct

Wm. HUMISTON 44 Self M M W OH Merchant CT NY Electa HUMISTON 39 Wife F M W OH Keeping House NY NY Fannie O. HUMISTON 17 Dau F S W OH At Home OH OH William H. HUMISTON 13 Son M S W OH Attending School OH OH Nellie HUMISTON 5 Dau F S W OH OH OH Harry O. WHITNEY 3M Neph M S W IA OH IL Caroline NORTHROP 19 Oth F W W OH Housework GER GER Jeduthin FRERMAN 30 Oth M S W OH Clerk NY ENG Edward ROCKWOOD 40 Oth M M W OH Livery Stable Keeper NY NY

This was his sister Electa, with his son Harry O., born in Iowa.

  • 1900: not found.
  • 1910, Strongsville, Cuyahoga Co., OH: John F. Whitney, 71, living with brother-in-law William Humiston and family.


  • Census records.

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