Family:Whitney, Lyman John (1841-1897)

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Lyman John8 Whitney (Zadok7, Jeremiah6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Zadok7 and Ann Eliza (Curtis) Whitney, was born 14 Aug 1841, Barre, NY, and died 18 Oct 1897, Westburgh, IA. He was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Independence, IA.[1]

He married, 25 Dec 1865, Barre, NY, Roselia Alcebia "Celia" Crittenden, daughter of Osee and Laura A. (Newton) Crittenden. She was born 26 Sep 1847, Orleans Co., NY, and died 24 Apr 1928, Independence, IA. She was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Independence, IA.[2]

He settled in Westburg, IA; enlisted 10 Nov 1861, in Co. D, 4th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, served for seven months, and was discharged 23 May 1862 on account of the failure of his health.

Children of Lyman John8 and Roselia Alcebia (Crittenden) Whitney:

i. Herman Charles9 Whitney, b. 16 Jan 1867, Akron, OH; d. 6 Feb 1920, St. Louis, MO; m. Laura J. Evance.
ii. Maude Whitney, b. ca. 1869, Akron, OH; d. 1904, St. Louis, MO; m. ca. 1902, Frank E. Bender.
iii. Raymond N. Whitney, b. ca. 1882, IA; m. ca. 1910, Celia Miller.


297 324 Whitney, Lyman J. 28 M W Express Messenger $2000 -- New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Celia A. 23 F W Keeping house New York -----, Herman 3 M W At home Ohio -----, Maud 1 F W At home Ohio

Lyman J. WHITNEY 38 Self M M W NY Farmer NY MA Celia WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W NY Housekeeper NY NY Herman WHITNEY 13 Son M S W OH Farmer NY NY Maude WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W OH NY NY

59 57 Whitnery, Celia Head W F Sep 1846 53 wid 3ch 3liv New York New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Maud A. Dau W F Jan 1869 31 sgl Ohio New York New York -----, Raymond N. Son W M Jul 1883 16 sgl Iowa New York New York At school 58 -----, Herman C. Head W M Jan 1867 33 mar 4 Ohio New York New York Farm laborer, House -----, Laura J. Wife W F Nov 1879 20 mar 4 2ch 2liv Missouri Virginia Illinois -----, Alger M. Son W M Nov 1896 3 sgl Missouri Ohio Missouri -----, Irl G. Son W M Jan 1899 1 sgl Iowa Ohio Missouri

  • 1910, 66th St. S.W., Independence Ward 3, Buchanan Co., IA:

99 103 Whitney, Celia Head F W 63 wid 3ch 2liv New York New York New York Own income, Owns free house -----, Ray Son M W 28 sgl Iowa New York New York Proprietor feed year Bender, Claude W. GSon M W 7 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa

  • 1920, Fifth Avenue South West, Independence Ward 2, Buchanan Co., IA:

67 69 Whitney, Ray N. Head M W 36 mar Iowa New York New York Florist, greenhouse -----, Blanche L. Wife F W 33 mar Iowa Indiana New York None -----, Evelyn M. Dau F W 7 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa None 68 70 Whitney, Celia A. Head F W 73 wid New York New York New York None Bender, Claude GSon M W 16 sgl Iowa Iowa Ohio None


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #67902378, Lyman John Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #67903074, Celia A. Crittenden Whitney.

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