Family:Whitney, Oliver Cromwell (1826-1901)

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Oliver Cromwell9 Whitney (Nathan8, David7, Silas6, David5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Nathan8 and Abigail8 (Whitney) Whitney, was born 26 Apr 1826, Swanton, VT, and died 15 Apr 1901, Wathena, KS.[1]

He married firstly, 11 Oct 1849, Sheldon, VT, Harriett R. Williams. She was born 3 May 1829, and died 31 Mar 1854, Galena, IL.[2]

He married secondly, 25 Dec 1854, Galena, IL, Josephine A. Parnell, daughter of William Henry and Jane (Prior) Parnell. She was born 6 Aug 1836, Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, England, and died 31 Jan 1888, White Cloud, KS.[3]

He resided Sheldon, VT, Galena, IL, and White Cloud, KS.

In September 1850 Oliver Whitney and his first wife Harriet Williams-Whitney lived in Sheldon, Franklin Co, VT.

Oliver and Harriet had a son Weston Whitney in VT.

Between 1850 and 1854 Oliver and Harriet moved from VT to Galena, Jo Daviess Co, IL where Harriet died.

Between 1854 and 1858 Oliver moved from IL and lived with his second wife Josie in Iowa Township, White Cloud, Doniphan Co, KS Territory with his son Weston (by 1st wife Harriet) and his son Frank (by his 2nd wife Josephine (Josie)).

Oliver Whitney was a stone mason, a township officer in Iowa Township, White Cloud, Doniphan Co., KS, and the mayor of White Cloud, Doniphan Co, KS.

Oliver Whitney served in the Civil War in Company A, 7th Kansas Cavalry Regiment.

Children of Oliver Cromwell9 and Harriett R. (Williams) Whitney:

i. Weston10 Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1850, Sheldon; d. 16 Dec 1862, White Cloud, KS.

Children of Oliver Cromwell9 and Josephine A. (Parnell) Whitney:

ii. Olive Whitney, b. 23 Oct 1856, Galena; d. 7 Jan 1858, Galena, IL.
iii. Frank Albert Whitney, b. 2 Nov 1858, White Cloud, KS; m. Anna Dorothy Papenhausen.
iv. Harriet A. Whitney, b. 26 Jun 1861; m. 29 Jan 1882, White Cloud, KS, George W. Thrailkill; resided Saratoga, KS.
v. Olive J. Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1864; d. 11 Sep 1880.
vi. Jean D. Whitney, b. 17 May 1866. Appears as "Nette" in the 1870 census, and as "Nellie D." in the 1880 census.
vii. Edna S. Whitney, b. 17 Feb 1868.
viii. Anna Whitney, b. 19 Jul 1870; m. 29 Nov 1891, White Cloud, KS, C. C. Hollebaugh; resided Verdon, NE.
ix. Charles E. Whitney, b. 29 Jan 1873.
x. Josephine M. Whitney, b. 31 Aug 1875.
xi. Mabel Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1877; d. 24 Oct 1878.
xii. Ray E. Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1880; d. 11 Apr 1880.


18 20 Oliver Whitney 25 M - Farmer Vt. Harriett Whitney 21 F - Vt. Albert William 16 M - Farmer " Attended school Wallace Whitney 12 M - " Attended school

The identity of Wallace Whitney is currently unknown.

1505 1426 Oliver Whitney 34 M - Stone mason $400 $150 Vt. Josephus 24 M - England Weston 10 M - Vt. Attended school Frank 2 M - K.T. Jno. Whithome 25 M - M. M. Pa. Thos. Bradley 36 M - M. M. England

29 32 Whitney, Oliver 44 M W Stone Mason $2000 $200 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Josephine 34 F W Keeping house England Parents foreign born -----, Frank A. 12 M W At home Kansas Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Harriet 9 F W Kansas Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Ollie 7 F W Kansas Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Nette 4 F W Kansas Mother foreign born -----, Edna 2 F W Kansas Mother foreign born

Oliver C. WHITNEY 54 Self M M W VT Stone Mason VT VT Josephine WHITNEY 44 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG Frank A. WHITNEY 21 Son M S W KS Baker VT ENG Hattie A. WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W KS VT ENG Olive J. WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W KS VT ENG Nellie D. WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W KS VT ENG Edna WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W KS VT ENG Annie WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W KS VT ENG Charles E. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W KS VT ENG Josie M. WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W KS VT ENG James KECK 28 Oth M S W TN --- ---


1.^  Find A Grave memorial #65930466, Oliver Cromwell Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #66027500, Harriet R. Williams Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #65989938, Josephine A. "Josie" Parnell Whitney.

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