Family:Whitney, Wade Hamp (1844-a1920)

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Wade Hamp Whitney (John, Wade H., Joseph), son of John, and Elinder (-----) Whitney, was born Missouri, and died after 1920, probably in Red River Co., TX.

He married, 26 Dec 1880, Nannie Fletcher.

They lived Red River Co., TX.

Children of Wade Hamp and Nannie (Fletcher) Whitney:

i. Juanita Whitney, b. 24 Nov 1881; d. 22 July 1922; m. Alfred W. Westbrook.
ii. Mattie Whitney, b. 23 June 1889; d. 14 Jan 1985; m. Loran Nichols, 21 Sep, 1937.
iii. Jessie Whitney, b. 1890, d. 21 Sep 1911, m. Hugo A. Kuhn.
iv. Myrtle Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1891, d. 9 Sep 1979, m. Arthur D. Smith.
v. Maggie Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1897, d. 8 Oct 1986, m. Java S. Westbrook.
Possibly other children


Spent time in the Texas state penitentiary at Huntsville from 14 June 1895 to 26 Feb 1898. Sentenced for altering the mark on ten head of hogs with intent to defraud.

13 May 1917, Hamp Whitney (a one-armed man) was shot. The Paris (TX) Morning News [] He apparently survives. He is found widowed in the 1920 census.


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