Family:Whitney, Samuel Alonzo (1840-1923)

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Samuel Alonzo Whitney (Alonzo Wells Newcomb, Silas Newcomb), son of Alonzo Wells Newcomb and Henrietta (Keyes) Whitney, was born 10 Nov 1840, Palmyra, Union Co., OH, and died 17 Mar 1923, Millville, Cache Co., UT. He was buried 18 Mar 1923, Millville CemeteryCache Co., UT.

He married firstly, 18 Oct 1863, Logan, Cache Co., UT, Fanny Mariah Wall, daughter of William and Sarah (Sansom) Wall. She was born 13 Feb 1842, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England, and died 12 Nov 1915, Millville, UT.

He married secondly, 8 Aug 1878, Endowment House, Salt Lake City, UT, Mary "Polly" Ann (Campbell) Garr, daughter of Samuel Joseph and Clarissa Rebecca Frances (Hall) Campbell, from whom he was divorced. She was born 19 Aug 1856, North Ogden, UT Terr., and died 3 Jul 1928, Salt Lake City, UT. She had married firstly, 29 Feb 1872, Millville, UT Terr., William Henry Garr, b. 16 Aug 1831, Richmond, IN, and died 24 Nov 1876, Millville, UT Terr.

He enlisted 23 Jun 1860 as a cavalryman in Thomas E. Rick's Co., Utah Militia, and fought in the Shoshone Indian War, to 1864 in the Cache Valley and surrounding country. He filed for a medal for this service on 30 Mar 1908, and for a pension on 15 Jun 1917, No. 13929.

Children of Samuel Alonzo and Fanny Mariah (Wall) Whitney:

i. Fanny Louisa Whitney, b. 23 Sep 1864, Logan, UT Terr.; d. 18 Nov 1922, Walla Walla Co., WA; m. 10 Dec 1885, Logan, UT, Robert Burns.
ii. Laura Ann Whitney, b. 10 May 1866, Clarkston, UT Terr.; d. 12 May 1893, Anaconda, MT; m. 28 Sep 1884, UT Terr., Lewis Mortenson Reynold.
iv. Harriet Maria Whitney, b. 23 Apr 1868, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 23 May 1956, Logan, UT; m. 4 May 1888, Logan, UT Terr., Nels Fritchuf Jensen.
v. Ada Henrietta Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1869, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 24 Sep 1947, Weiser, ID; m. 16 Feb 1888, Millville, UT Terr., Percy George Chandler.
vi. Margaret Melissa Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1871, UT Terr.; d. 18 Sep 1965, Blackfoot, ID; m. 11 Apr 1889, Logan, UT Terr., Henry William Chandler.
vii. Mary Elvira Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1873, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 31 Dec 1954, Richfield, UT; m. 10 Nov 1905, UT, George Walter Stringham.
viii. Samuel Alonzo Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1873, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 8 May 1953, Weston, ID; m. 17 Aug 1893, Millville, UT Terr., Edna Vilate Hulse.
ix. Sarah Vilate Whitney, b. 14 Feb 1875, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 3 Mar 1925, Venice, UT; m. 8 Mar 1893, Gunnison, UT Terr., Franklin Washington Cowley.
x. William Wells Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1877, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 30 May 1961, Logan, UT; m. 29 Apr 1901, Logan, UT, Nellie (Fox) McCarthy.
xi. Zelnorah Adell Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1879, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 6 Dec 1958, Weiser, ID; m. 2 Feb 1898, Logan, UT, George Chandler.

Children of Samuel Alonzo and Mary Ann (Campbell)(Garr) Whitney:

xii. Don Carlos Whitney, b. 15 Dec 1879, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 23 Feb 1880, Millville, UT Terr.
xiii. Frances Elmira Mae Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1881, Millville, UT Terr.; d. 15 Nov 1966, Salt Lake City, UT; m. 1 Jan 1897, Vernal, UT, Harvey McLean Fisher.


6 6 Ira I. Willis 39 M - Laborer 300 N.Y. Melissa 27 F - Penn. Ira 1 M - Des. William S. S. 32 " - N.Y. Samuel A. Whitney 10 " - Ill. Attended school

1799 1339 Joseph Henderson 35 M - Farmer $700 $160 Ky. Married in year Sarah " 23 F - O. Married in year Thos. " 2 M - N.Y. Henry Louis 19 M - Serving Ills. Saml. Whitney 18 M - " O.

81 81 Whitney, Samuel 29 M W Farmer $500 $160 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Fanny M. 28 F W Keeping House England Parents foreign born -----, Fanny 5 F W At School Utah Mother foreign born, Attended school -----, Annie 4 F W At home Utah Mother foreign born Whitney, Harriet 2 F W At home Utah Mother foreign born -----, Ada 1 F W At home Utah Mother foreign born

Samuel WHITNEY 39 Self M M W OH Farms OH OH Fanny M. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W ENG Keep House ENG ENG Fanny L. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W UT Help-House OH ENG Laura WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W UT Servant OH ENG Henraite WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W UT School --- --- Margrat WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W UT School --- --- Mary E. WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W UT School --- --- Samuel A. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W UT School --- --- Sarah V. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W UT --- --- William W. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W UT --- --- Zellnorh D. WHITNEY 9M Dau F S W UT OH ENG

Polly A. WHITNEY 23 Self F M W UT Keep House OH MS John GARR 4 Son M S W UT IN UT

Sarah PITKIN 52 Self F W W CAN Keep House NY NY Edith PITKIN 5 Dau F S W UT MO OH Harriet M. WHITNEY 12 Oth F S W UT School IL ENG

122 125 Archabald, Robert Head W M --- 1866 36 wid Utah Scotland Scotland Farmer, Owns free farm Whitney, Samuel Head W M Nov 1840 59 wid Ohio Ohio Virginia Farm Laborer

  • 1910: not found.
  • 1920, Millville, Cache Co., UT, p. 3A/43:

48 48 Whitney, Samuel A. Head M W 79 wid Ohio New York Ohio None, Owns farm Stringam, Mary W. Dau F W 46 wid Utah Ohio England None -----, Walter S. GSon M W 12 sgl Utah Illinois Utah None -----, Wells W. Gson M W 8 sgl Utah Illinois Utah None


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