Family:Whitney, Victor (1856-b1910)

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Victor8 Whitney (Elias7, Jeremiah6, Jeremiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Elias7, was born 12 Oct 1856, Chatham, PA, and died before 1910.

He married firstly, 25 Jul 1875, Chatham Valley, PA, Lenna West, daughter of Luther A. and Roseltha (-----) West. She was born about 15 Dec 1856, Chatham, PA, and died after 1880. Apparently they were divorced, and she married secondly, 14 Oct 1882, Ira Levernon Whitney

He married secondly, about 1883, Lydia Curran. She was born Sep 1865, NY, and died after 1910.

Children of Victor8 and Lenna (West) Whitney:

i. Harry Ranson9 Whitney, b. 29 Jul 1878, Crooked Creek, PA; d. 28 July 1953, Wellsboro, PA; m. Minnie T. Suhr.

Children of Victor8 and Lydia (Curran) Whitney:

ii. Christopher9 Whitney, b. Apr 1884, PA.
iii. Elias Whitney, b. Mar 1886, PA.
iv. Minnie Whitney, b. Dec 1887, PA.
v. Clarence Whitney, b. Feb 1892, PA.
vi. Melinda Whitney, b. Mar 1894, PA.
vii. Thressa A. Whitney, b. Oct 1897, NY.
viii. Bessie M. Whitney, b. Jan 1900, NY.
ix. Alice G. Whitney, b. ca. Aug 1908, PA.

Census

Luther A. WEST 51 Self M M W PA Laborer N Y N Y Rosalthe WEST 44 Wife F M W PA Keeping House N Y N Y Corrinne WEST 24 Dau F S W PA At Home PA PA Lenna WHITNEY 23 Dau F M W PA At Home PA PA Harry WHITNEY 1 GSon M S W PA At Home PA PA

192 194 Watrous, Victor Head W M Oct 1855 44 mar 17 Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Owns farm -----, Lydia Wife W F Sep 1865 34 mar 17 7ch 7liv N. York Pennsylvania Pennsylvania -----, Christopher Son W M Apr 1884 16 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania New York -----, Elias Son W M Mar 1886 14 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania New York At School -----, Minnie Dau W F Dec 1887 12 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania New York At School -----, Clarence Son W M Feb 1892 8 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania New York At School -----, Melinda Dau W F Mar 1894 6 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania New York Whitney, Thrassie Dau W F Oct 1897 2 sgl New York Pennsylvania New York -----, Bessie Dau W F Jan 1900 6m sgl New York Pennsylvania New York

This appears to be the right family, with Victor having a second wife, because the last two children surnamed Whitney are called Victor's daughters, and the mother's seven living children include them. Apparently "Watrous" is an error. Also see the 1910 record following.

Whitney, Harry Private Wellsborough, Penna. W M Jun 1878 21 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania

  • 1910, 17 North Main Street, Franklinville, Cattaraugus Co., NY:

6 10 Whitney, Lydia J. Head F W 44 wid 8ch 8lv Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Dress maker, Rents house -----, Clarence W. Son M W 19 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Riveter knife factory -----, Malinda Dau F W 17 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None -----, Thressa A. Dau F W 12 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None -----, Bessie M. Dau F W 10 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None -----, Alice G. Dau F W 1-10/12 sgl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania None

References

  • Census records.

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