Family:Whitney, Myron Jerome (1843-1906)

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Myron Jerome8 Whitney (Truman Orson7, Erastus6, Samuel5, John4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Truman Orson7 and Martha (Wood) Whitney, was born 27 Jan 1843, Henderson, NY, and died 14 May 1906, Henderson, NY, aged 63 years, 3 months, 17 days. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Henderson, NY.

He married, 28 Jan 1872, Henderson, NY, Florence White, daughter of Edward and Sarah (Warner) White, 28 Dec 1852, Henderson, NY, and died after 1930.

He was a farmer. They were living in Henderson, with his parents, in 1874; and with his mother in 1880. He enlisted in Apr 1861, at Belleville, in Ellisburgh, NY, in Company K, 24th Regiment, New York State Volunteer Infantry; took part in both battles of Fredericksburgh, and the battles of South Mountain and Antietam; and was discharged at Elmira, NY, in Jun 1863.

Children of Myron Jerome8 amd Florence (White) Whitney:

i. Edward Orson9 Whitney, b. Dec 1872, Henderson, NY; d. ca. 1945, Ashtabula, OH; m. 21 Jan 1896, Henderson, NY, Bertha Marie Howard.
ii. Myron Lee Whitney, b. 23 May 1876, Henderson, NY; m.(1) 9 Oct 1902, Henderson, NY, Helen Blanche Adams; m.(2) 9 Oct 1915, Redwood, NY, Matilda McHugh.
iii. Ethel D. Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1878, Henderson, NY; d. Mar 1968, Henderson, NY; m. Ralph W. Gleason.


Myron J. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Florence WHITNEY 27 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Edward O. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W NY NY NY Myron L. WHITNEY 4 Son M S W NY NY NY Ethel WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W NY NY NY Jay WHITNEY 24 Bro M M W NY Farm Laborer NY NY Anna WHITNEY 21 SisL F M W NY NY NY Blanche WHITNEY 11M Niec F S W NY NY NY Martha WHITNEY 64 Moth F W W NY NY NY Carrie PLACE 15 Othe F S W NY Domestic Servant NY NY Nathan PRESLEY 26 Othe M S W NY Farm Laborer NY NY William FOWLER 21 Othe M S W ONT CAN Farm Laborer NY NY

213 230 Mattson, Manfred Head W M Jan 1858 42 mar 24 New York New York New York Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Lillian Wife W F Mar 1860 40 mar 24 2ch 2liv New York New York New York -----, Rex Son W M Jul 1883 16 sgl New York New York New York Farm laborer -----, Blanch Niec W F May 1878 22 sgl New York New York New York Dressmaker Whitney, Myron J. Brdr W M Apr 1845 55 mar 1 New York New York New York

86 99 Whitney, Florence J. Head W F Dec 1852 47 mar 28 3ch 3liv New York Vermont New York Saleslady dry goods, Owns house -----, Edward O. Son W M Dec 1872 27 mar 3 New York New York New York Sailor -----, Bertha M. DiL W F Apr 1875 25 mar 3 1ch 1liv New York New York New York -----, Zelma GDau W F Sep 1892 7 sgl New York New York New York

  • 1910, Henderson, Jefferson Co., NY.
  • 1920, Henderson, Jefferson Co., NY.
  • 1930, Henderson, Jefferson Co., NY.


  • Census records.

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