Family:Whitney, Melville Clement (1849-1922)

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Melville Clement9 Whitney (Aaron T.8, Joseph7, Elisha6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Aaron T.8 and Philistia (Wheeler) Whitney, was born ca. Oct 1849, OH, or 25 Dec 1849, OH, and died 30 Sep 1922, Merritt, MI, aged 72 years.[1]

He married 14 May 1885, Pickaway Co., OH, Ada Courtright,[2] dau. of Cyrus and Katherine (Schweitzer) Courtright. She was born Dec 1850, OH, and died 6 Mar 1928, Vancouver, WA, aged 69 years 3 months 26 days.[3] Child:

Children of Melville Clement9 and Ada (Courtright) Whitney:

i. Clement Courtright10 Whitney, b. 28 Mar 1888, Alexandria, SD; d. 6 Feb 1946; bur. Park Hill Cemetery, Vancouver, WA.[4]


Aaron WHITNEY 65 Self M M W VERMONT Farmer --- --- Phylista WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W NEW YORK Keeping House VT VT Mikaill C. WHITNEY 29 Son M S W OHIO Student VT N.Y. Geordie Z. WHITNEY 23 Son M S W OHIO Student VT N.Y.

69 69 Whitney, Melville C. Head W M Dec 1849 50 mar 15 Ohio Vermont New York Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Ada C. Wife W F Dec 1850 49 mar 15 1ch 1liv Ohio Ohio Ohio -----, Clement C. Son W M Mar 1888 12 sgl South Dakota Ohio Ohio At school

  • 1910, Fruit Valley Road, Fruit Valley, Clark Co., WA, p. 1A:

10 10 Whitney, Phylista Head F W 80 wid 3ch 2liv New York United States United States None Owns free farm -----, Omer Son M W 58 wid Ohio Vermont New York Farmer Fruit farm -----, Melville Son M W 60 div Ohio Vermont New York Farmer Fruit farm

  • 1910, Felida Road, Fruit Valley, Clark Co., WA, p. 9A:

76 76 Whitney, Ada C. Head F W 51 div 1ch 1liv Ohio Ohio Ohio Farmer fruit farm, Owns free farm -----, Clement Son M W 21 sgl S. Dakota Ohio Ohio None Barnes, Roy Brdr M W 28 sgl Minnesota New Hampshire Illinois Farmer general farm

  • 1920, Munger Road, Merritt, Bay Co., MI, p. 1B:

22 22 Whitney, Mellvile C. Head M W 70 div Ohio Ohio Ohio None, Rents farm

  • 1920, Hazeldell Felida Road, Lake Shore, Clark Co., WA, p. 2A:

20 20 Whitney, Ada Head F W 61 wid Ohio United States United States Farmer orchard, Owns free farm Whitney, Clemence C. Son M W 31 sgl S. Dakota Ohio Ohio Laborer farm


  • Census records.

1.^  Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952, at

2.^  Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997, at

3.^  Washington, Death Certificates, 1907-1960, at

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #44545710, Clement Whitney.

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