Family:Whitney, Wilfred Blake (1883-1918)

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Wilfred Blake8 Whitney (Calvin E.7, Calvin6, David5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Calvin E.7 and Cornelia Frances (Scott) Whitney, was born 12 Sep 1883, Augusta, ON, and died 26 Oct 1918, San Francisco, CA. He was buried in Taber Memorial Garden Cemetery, Taber, AB.[1]

He married firstly, 10 Jan 1905, Chicago, IL, Della A. Lee, daughter of Francis Alford and Caroline Lutheria (Burbank) Lee.[2] She was born Nov 1884, Des Moines, IA, and died before 1906.

He married second, 14 Jul 1915, CA, Delta Murphy Crawford, daughter of and James Frederick and Mary Ann (Stevenson) Crawford. She was born 17 Apr 1893, Heppner, OR, and died 11 Jun 1999, Modesto, CA. She was buried in Arcadia Memorial Park, Modesto, CA

Children of Wilfred Blake8 and Della A. (Lee) Whitney:

i. Raymond Lee DeClifford9 Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1904, Chicago, IL; d. 20 Aug 1971, Cook Co., IL; bur. Archmount Cemetery, Lethbridge, AB;[3] m. Velma Mae -----, b. 26 Mar 1910, d. 18 Jun 1970, bur. Archmount Cemetery, Lethbridge, AB.[4]

Children of Wilfred Blake8 and Delta Murphy (Crawford) Whitney:

ii. Bette Marie Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1916, Alameda, CA; d. 3 Aug 1977; bur. Acacia Memorial Park, Modesto, CA;[5] m.(1) 16 Oct 1920, Multnomah Co., OR, Frank Laurel Fugit (1892–1965); divorced Nov 1936, Reno, NV; m.(2) Harry Edwin Murphy, b. 11 Oct 1886, d. 11 Nov 1956, bur. Acacia Memorial Park, Modesto, CA;[6] m.(3) aft. 1940, Thomas Alfred Davis (1900–1982).



  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #99582729, Wilfred Blake Whitney.

2.^  Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920, from

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #126561705, Raymond Lee D. Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #126561735, Velma Mae Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave Memorial #38776701, Bette Marie Davis.

6.^  Find A Grave Memorial #38866249, Harry C. Murphy.

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