Family:Whitney, Theophilus D. (c1824-1882)

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Theophilus D.8 Whitney (Theophilus7 Hoar alias Whitney, Abigail6, Jonathan5, Jonathan4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Theophilus7 and [?Anna?] (-----) Whitney, was born about 1824, NY, and died 31 Mar 1882, Indianapolis, IN. He was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.[1]

He married, 27 Mar 1861, Cass Co., IN, Elizabeth (Martin) Kenton,[2] daughter of James H. and Catherine (Hess) Martin. She was born 22 Jan 1835, Waldo, OH, and died Jul 1910, Indianapolis, IN. She was buried 30 Jul 1910, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.[3] She had married firstly, before 1858, Cyrus Kenton, born about 1836, Darke Co., OH, and apparently died between about late 1860.

He enlisted 5 Aug 1862, Indianapolis, IN, in Co. I, 63rd Indiana Volunteer Cavalry. Transferred 24 Oct 1863 to 121st Regiment, Field & Staff to accept a commission in the 9th Indiana Volunteer Cavalry. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant and Quarter Master. He was discharged 4 Mar 1865.[4]

Children of Cyrus and Elizabeth (Martin) Kenton:

i. Anna M. Kenton, b. ca. 1858, Macon Co., IL; m. 25 Jul 1880, Tipton, IN, Isaac Falkenberry.[5]
ii. Catherine Kenton, b. ca. 1860, Logansport, IN; "Katie" bur. 3 Mar 1883, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN;[6] "Katie" m. 9 Sep 1875, Marion Co., IN, Thomas Bills;[7] divorced by 1880.

Children of Theophilus D.8 and Elizabeth (Martin)(Kenton) Whitney:

i. Lute9 Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1864, IN; d. aft. 1920; d. 28 Apr 1928, Alhambra, CA; bur. Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, CA;[8] m. 8 Dec 1886, Indianapolis, IN, Peter Farber,[9] b. Oct 1859, PA.
ii. George Willis Whitney, b. Apr 1866, IN; m. Anna E. Breahm.
iii. Casiah Whitney, b. ca. 1868, IN; not in family 1880.
iv. Harry Whitney, b. Feb 1871, IN; d. 1941, Perry, IN; bur. Mount Tabor Cemetery, Muncie, IN;[10] m. 22 May 1890, Indianapolis, IN, Etta Arnold,[11] b. May 1873; d. aft. 1900.
v. John Whitney, b. ca. 1875, IN; m. 19 Dec 1905, Indianapolis, IN, Amanda Farlow.[12]


  • 1860, Logansport, Eel Township, Cass Co., IN, p. 7/521:

46 46 Cyrus Kenton M 24 - Carpenter $200 Darke Co., Ohio Elizabeth Kenton F 21 - Marion Co., Ohio Anna Kenton F 2 - Macon Co., Illinois Catherine Kenton F 0 - Logansport, Inda. Clara Mc Neil F 27 - Unknown Anna Mc Neil F 1 - Logansport, Inda.

179 193 Whitney, Theophilus 47 M W Carpenter $500 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 35 F W Keepg. House Ohio -----, Anna 12 F W Atg. School Ill. Attended school -----, Kate 10 F W Do Ind. Attended school -----, Lute 6 F W " -----, George 4 M W " -----, Casiah 2 F W "

T. D. WHITNEY 56 Self M M W NY Nothing UNKNOWN UNKNOWN Elizabeth WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W OH Washwoman VA PA Kate KENTON 19 Dau F D W IN Wash & Iron NY OH Lutie WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W IN Wash & Iron NY OH George WHITNEY 14 Son M S W IN At School NY OH Harry WHITNEY 9 Son M S W IN At School NY OH John WHITNEY 5 Son M S W IN NY OH James KENTON 25 BroL M S W IN Blacksmith KY KY

128 131 Whitney, Elizabeth Head W F Jan 1834 66 wid 21 1ch 1liv Ohio Ohio Ohio Housekeper, Owns mortgaged house -----, Harry Son W M Feb 1871 29 mar 10 Indiana New York Ohio Laborer -----, Jenine GDau W F May 1892 8 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana At school -----, Bertie GDau W F Jun 1894 5 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana -----, Fred GSon W M May 1897 3 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana -----, Etta DiL W F May 1873 27 mar 10 3ch 3liv Indiana Indiana Indiana

  • 1910, 526 Euclid Ave., Indianapolis Ward 9, Center Township, Marion Co., IN, p. 10B-11A.

250 255 Whitney, George W. Head M W 44 mar1 23 Indiana New York Ohio Salesman furniture co., Owns mortgaged house -----, Anna E. Wife F W 40 mar1 23 12ch 11liv Indiana Germany Germany None Whitney, George O. Son M W 22 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana Electrician house -----, Minnie Dau F W 20 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana Clerk pump works -----, Arthur J. Son M W 18 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana Trimmer auto factory -----, Charles H. Son M W 16 sgl Illinois Indiana Indiana Box maker Wisc. Box Co. -----, Johnie Son M W 12 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana None -----, Norman R. Son M W 11 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana None -----, Bertha C. Dau F W 9 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana None -----, Catherine A. Dau F W 7 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana None -----, Ida B. Dau F W 5 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana None -----, Thelma M. Dau F W 3 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana None -----, Elizabeth M. Dau F W 1 sgl Indiana Indiana Indiana None -----, Elizebeth M. Moth F W 76 wid 8ch 5liv Ohio Vermont Pennsylvania None

  • 1910, Harry and Etta not found.


  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #46047460, Capt. Theophilus D. Whitney.

2.^  Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941, at

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #46047466, Elizabeth Whitney.

4.^  Indiana Archives and Records Administration.

5.^  Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, at

6.^  [13], Katie Kenton.

7.^  Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, at

8.^  FindAGrave Memorial #156393373, Lutie Whitney Farber.

9.^  Indiana Marriage, 1780-1992, at

10.^  FindAGrave Memorial #66505406, Harry Whitney.

11.^  Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992, at

12.^  Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007, at

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