Family:Whitney, Lyman Banks (1859-1934)

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Lyman Banks9 Whitney (Selah S.8, Samuel7, Lyman6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Selah S.8 and Julia (Linnabary) Whitney, was born Jun 1859, Delaware Co., OH, and died 17 Oct 1934, Lakeland, FL.[1]

He married firstly, 19 Dec 1878, Delaware Co., OH, Mary Emma McIlvain,[2] daughter of Greer and Martha (Brown) McIlvain. She was born 18 May 1853, OH, and died 1 Jul 1929, Cleveland, OH.[3]

He married secondly, 24 Dec 1930, Cuyahoga Co., OH, Philipina (Schick) Wonder,[4] daughter of Herman and Katherine (Mack) Schick. She was born 19 Feb 1873, Cleveland, OH, and died 12 Jun 1944, Liberty, OH.[5] Lyman and Philipina had no children.

Children of Lyman Banks and Mary Emma (McIlvain) Whitney:

i. Carl E.10 Whitney, b. 22 Oct 1879, Orange, OH; m. 26 Mar 1901, Summit Co., OH, Hannah L. Miller; d. 3 Sep 1905, Columbus, OH; no known children.
ii. Earl Chapman Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1880, Orange, OH; m.(1) Alice M. Clark, m.(2) Maude Donaldson.
iii. Minnie L. Whitney, b. 13 Nov 1882, Orange, OH; m. William A. Rice; d. 19 Aug 1926, Cleveland, OH.
iv. Myrtle E. Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1884, Orange, OH; m. James S. McCulley; d. 11 Jan 1959, Summit Co., OH.
v. George Otto Whitney, b. 8 Jan 1886, Orange, OH; m.(1) Fanny Wadsworth, m.(2) Louisa M. Tornow, m.(3) Evangeline May Trietch.
vi. Greer McIlvain Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1887, Orange, OH; m.(1) Mildred L. Allison, m.(2) Helen L. Bate, m.(3) May J. Hoffman.
vii. Homer Shelton Whitney, b. 25 Oct 1889, Columbus, OH; m. 27 Aug 1921, Franklin Co., OH, Inez R. Rhey; d. 6 Jul 1958, Pinellas Co., FL; no known children.


L. B. WHITNEY 21 Self M M W OH Farmer OH OH Emma M. WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W OH Keeping House PA PA Carl E. WHITNEY 7M Son M S W OH At Home OH OH Martha ILVAIN 68 Moth F W W PA Without Occupation IRE IRE


  • Census records.

1.^  "Florida, Deaths, 1877-1939," index, Family Search, Lymon B. Whitney, 17 Oct 1934.

2.^  "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images, Family Search, Lyman B. Whitney and Mary E. Mcelvain, 1878.

3.^  "Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007," index, Family Search, Mary E Whitney, 1929.

4.^  Cuyahoga County Archive; Cleveland, Ohio; Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810-1973; Volume: Vol 163-164; Page: 468; Year Range: 1930 Sep - 1931 Jun.

5.^  "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953," index and images, Family Search, Phillippina Whitney, 1944.

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