Family:Whitney, Royal James (1837-1915)

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Royal James Whitney (Samuel), son of Samuel and Eliza (White) Whitney, was born 25 Apr 1837, Hammond, NY, and died Jul 1915, Alton, IL.[1]

He married circa 1864, Amelia Ann Rogers, daughter of Samuel and Rachel (Strickland) Rogers. She was born 28 Jul 1837, Philadelphia, NY, and died 28 Aug 1928, Alton, IL.[2]

Children of Royal James and Amelia Ann (Rogers) Whitney:

i. Clark Leslie Whitney, b. Mar 1867, IL; d. Aug 1954, Alton, IL,[3] probably unmarried.
ii. James Elmer Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1869, IL; d. 27 Jan 1937, Alton, IL;[4] m. ca. 1894, Alton, IL, Norah Dell Hatheway, daughter of Noah and Harriet (------) Hatheway. She was born Oct 1868, IL, and died Jun 1958, Alton, IL.[5]
Children: Eunice H. Whitney, b. ca. 1895; Ann Amelia Whitney, b. ca. 1907.


135 139 Whitney, Royal J. 33 M W Agt. R.R. Co. $1000 $2000 N. York Mother foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Amelia A. 32 F W Keeping House N. York -----, Clark S. 3 M W Illinois Male citizen over 21 [sic] -----, James E. 1 M W Illinois

J. Royal WHITNEY 43 Self M M W NY Master Transportation R.R. CAN CAN E. Amelia WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W NY Keeping House MA PA L. Clark WHITNEY 13 Son M S W IL Goes To School --- --- E. James WHITNEY 11 Son M S W IL Goes To School --- --- Beatrice CONRAD 29 Oth F W MO Servant --- ---


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #89739052, Royal J. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #89739047, Amelia Ann (Rogers) Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #89739048, Clark Leslie Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #89739049, James Elmer Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #89739050, Norah Dell (Hatheway)Whitney.

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