Family:Whitney, Selah S. (c1833-1898)

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Selah S. Whitney (Samuel7, Lyman6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel7 and Susan (Shelton) Whitney, was born circa 1833, OH, and died 16 Dec 1898, Cleveland, OH.[1]

He married 19 Nov 1856, Delaware Co., OH, Julia Linnabary, daughter of Joseph and Massa (Cockrell) Linnabary.[2] She was born circa 1835, Harlem, OH, and died 28 Mar 1887, Genoa, OH.[3]

Children of Selah S. and Julia (Linnabary) Whitney:

i. George W. Whitney, b. circa 1857, Delaware Co., OH; unable to distinguish from others after 1870.
ii. Lyman Banks Whitney, b. Jun 1859, Delaware Co., OH; m.(1) Emma Mary McIlvain, m.(2) Philipina (Schick) Wonder.
iii. William Eric Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1866, Harlem. OH; m.(1) Clara A. Dingman, m.(2) Ida May (Day) Dodge.
iv. Joseph Edson Whitney, b. circa 1868, Harlem. OH; m. Jennie Belle Patterson.


6 6 Selah S. Whitney 26 M - Farmer $500 $120 O. Julia 24 F - " W. H. 3 M - " L. B. 1 " - "

7 8 Linnabary, Joseph 68 M W Farmer $935 $600 Pennsylvania Male citizen over 21 -----, Massa 68 F W Keeping house Virginia Illiterate 9 Whitney, Selah S. 37 M W Farmer Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Julia 35 F W Keeping house Ohio -----, George W. 12 M W At home Ohio Attended school -----, Lyman B. 10 M W At home Ohio Attended school -----, William E. 3 M W At home Ohio -----, Joseph E. 1 M W At home Ohio

S. S. WHITNEY 47 Self M M W OH Farmer CT CT Julia WHITNEY 44 Wife F M W OH Keeping House VA VA Evi WHITNEY 13 Son M S W OH At School OH OH Edson WHITNEY 12 Son M S W --- --- ---


  • Census records.

1.^  "Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997," index, Family Search, Selah S. Whitney, 16 Dec 1898.

2.^  "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958," index, Family Search, Selah S. Whitney and Julia Linnabary, 19 Nov 1856.

3.^  "Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997," index, Family Search, Julia Whitney, 28 Mar 1887.

Copyright © 2013, Brad Rockwood Whitney and the Whitney Research Group.