Family:Whitney, Rollin W. (1848-1912)

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Rollin W.9 Whitney (William Wilson8, Cyrus7, Lemuel6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of William Wilson8 and Matilda (Wolkes) Whitney, was born 30 Mar 1848, Springfield, VT, and died 18 Jun 1912, Springfield, VT, aged 64 years 2 months 19 days, of carcinoma of kidney.[1]

He married, 26 Mar 1874, Springfield, VT, Ann E. Taylor, daughter of Spencer and Harriet (Arnold) Taylor.[2] She was born 6 Oct 1844, Weathersfield, VT, and died after 1900.

He had little time for work outside that required by his farm and the support of his seven children, and was a charter member of the Springfield Grange, and a member of the Vermont Dairyman's Association, before which body he frequently reads a paper of interest to no one but members of the craft; resided Springfield, VT.

Children of Rollin W.9 and Ann E. (Taylor) Whitney:

i. Agnes Taylor10 Whitney, b. 13 May 1875.
ii. William Spencer Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1876.
iii. Walter Rollin Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1878.
iv. Philip Henry Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1881; d. aft. 1900.
v. Ruth H. Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1883; d. aft. 1900.
vi. Hellen L. Whitney, b. 7 Jun 1885; d. aft. 1900.
vii. Anne J. Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1887; d. aft. 1900.


36 39 Whitney, Rollin 22 M W Farmer $5000 $1400 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Matilda 60 F W Keeps house Vermont -----, Jerusha 85 F W Connecticut Illiterate, Idiotic Walker, Philema 92 F W Vermont Whitney, Luthera 26 F W School Teacher Vermont Fullam, Lucian 21 M W Farm laborer Vermont Male citizen over 21 Spencer, Mary A. 69 F W Vermont

Rollin W. WHITNEY 32 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Ann E. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Agnes F. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W VT VT VT William S. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W VT VT VT Walter R. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W VT VT VT Matilda H. WHITNEY 69 Moth F W W VT House Keeper CT VT Luthera WHITNEY 38 Sis F S W VT School Teacher VT VT Henry LOVELL 21 Oth M S W VT Farm Laborer PA VT Anna GOLDEN 15 Oth F S W VT House Keeper IRE IRE

65 69 Whitney, Rollin W. Head W M Mar 1848 52 mar 26 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Ann Wife W F Oct 1845 54 mar 26 7ch 6liv Vermont Vermont Vermont -----, Philip H. Son W M Mar 1881 19 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Ruth H. Dau W F Jan 1883 17 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Helen L. Dau W F Jun 1885 14 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Anne J. Dau W F Apr 1887 13 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school -----, Matilda H. Moth W F Jul 1810 89 wid 5ch 2liv Vermont Connecticut Vermont -----, Luthera Sist W F Jan 1842 58 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont

129 133 Severance, Derrick D. Head W M Apr 1871 29 mar 4 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Olive M. Wife W F Feb 1867 33 mar 4 0ch 0liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Whitney, Agnes T. Brdr W F May 1875 25 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Teacher (public school)


  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

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