Family:Whitney, William Henry (1840-1930)

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William Henry8 Whitney (Isaac Amsden7, Ami6, Jonathan5, Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac Amsden7 and Jane (Moore) Whitney, was born 18 Nov 1840, and died 26 Apr 1930. He is buried in McNitt Cemetery, Conklin, MI.[1]

He married, 1 Apr 1868, Eliza V. Thane, daughter of James and Mary (Weir) Thane. She was born 1 Oct 1850, Chathson, ON, and died 4 Dec 1926. She is buried in McNitt Cemetery, Conklin, MI.[2]

Children of William Henry8 and Eliza V. (Thane) Whitney:

i. Amanda Eva9 Whitney, b. ca. 1869, MI; d. 20 Aug 1879, Chester, MI, aged 10 years of diphtheria;[3] bur. Saratoga Cemetery, Litchfield, MI.[4].
ii. Jared Arthur Whitney, b. ca. 1872, MI; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
iii. William Alton Whitney, b. ca. 1875, MI; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
iv. Reuben C. Whitney, b. 1877, MI; d. 1924; bur. Saratoga Cemetery, Litchfield, MI.[5]
v. Esther Erma Whitney.
vi. (son) Whitney.
vii. Nettie Mary Whitney.
viii. John Leslie Whitney, b. 1890; d. 1900; bur. Saratoga Cemetery, Litchfield, MI.[6]


271 274 Whitney, William 28 M W Farmer $2500 $400 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 20 F W Keeping house Canada Parents foreign born -----, Eva 1 F W Michigan Mother foreign born

William WHITNEY 39 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Eliza WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House ENG ENG Jared A. WHITNEY 8 Son M S W MI NY CAN William A. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MI NY CAN Reuben C. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MI NY CAN Charles SIEBIR 28 Oth M S W IL Carpenter PRUSSIA PA


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #37679137, William Henry Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #37679016, Eliza Thane Whitney.

3.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #37679056, Amanda Eva Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #55617022, Reuben C. Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #37679113, John Leslie Whitney.

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