Family:Whitney, William R. (1859-1929)

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William R.11 Whitney (Everett W.10, Daniel9, Amos8, Amos7, Ephraim6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Everett W.10 and Jane (Balcom) Whitney, was born 5 Feb 1859, Upton, MA,[1] and died 29 Apr 1929, Hennepin Co., MN. He was buried in Crystal Lake Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN.[2]

He married, 1 Oct 1880, Eau Claire, WI, Sophia C. Kittleman, daughter of John Edward and Katherine Elizabeth (Monroe) Kittelmann. She was born Mar 1862, Dahlgren, MN, and died 9 Nov 1931, Minneapolis, MN.

Children of William R.11 and Sophia C. (Kittleman) Whitney:

i. Everett Edward12 Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1884, Dunn Co., WI; d. Aug 1969, Orlando, FL; m.(1) 15 May 1909, Ramsey Co., MN, Martha E. Thorn; m.(2) Josephine Agnes -----.
ii. Ida E. Whitney, b. Oct 1885, Minneapolis, MN; d. aft. 1910.
iii. Geneva Kathryn Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1888, Minneapolis, MN; d. 27 Mar 1982, Los Angeles, CA; m. Hallie Butcher.
iv. William August Whitney, b. 7 May 1890, Minneapolis, MN; m. Ada C. Gifford.
v. Walter Cleveland Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1893, Minneapolis, MN; d. 11 May 1978, Litchfield, MN; m. Ruth E. Johnson.

Census

Z. W. BAKER 55 Self M M W VT Overseer On Farm --- --- Matina BAKER 53 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY F. M. BAKER 21 Son M S W MO Works On Farm VT NY Nellie BAKER 11 Dau F S W MO At Home VT NY Lena OLESON 21 Oth F S W WI Servant NORWAY NORWAY Barbra ARNESON 17 Oth F S W NORWAY Servant NORWAY NORWAY Cooper KING 63 Oth M W SWITZ Works On Farm SWITZ SWITZ Frank LARSON 28 Oth M W NORWAY Works On Farm NORWAY NORWAY Lars ANDERSON 21 Oth M W NORWAY Works On Farm NORWAY NORWAY William R. WHITNEY 18 Oth M S W N.H. Works On Farm --- --- M. MC DONALD 23 Oth M W WI Works On Farm --- --- O. E. VASBURG 22 Oth M W NY Works On Farm NY NY Andrew FADDIS 22 Oth M W NORWAY Works On Farm NORWAY NORWAY Knut ANDERSON 20 Oth M W NORWAY Works On Farm NORWAY NORWAY Mathew EMMERSON 18 Oth M W NORWAY Works On Farm NORWAY NORWAY Dennis CROWLEY 30 Oth M M W NY Works On Farm IRE IRE George PORTER 20 Oth M W NY Works On Farm NY NY Albert HEHLI 40 Oth M W SWITZ Works On Farm SWITZ SWITZ

  • 1895 State Census, 4130 Fremont, Minneapolis Ward 10, Hennepin Co., MN, p. 2:

228 Whitney, Wm. A. 36 M W Mass. Engineer Lived in MN 14 years, in county 4 years Whitney, Sophia 33 F W Minn. Parents of foreign birth Whitney, Edward 14 M W Wis. Whitney, Ida 9 F W Minn. Whitney, Eva 7 F W Minn. Whitney, William 4 M W Minn. Whitney, Walter 2 M W Minn.

11 15 Whitney, William Head W M Feb 1860 40 mar 20 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Enginerr (stationary), Owns free house -----, Sophia Wife W F Mar 1862 38 mar 20 7ch 5liv Minnesota Germany Minnesota -----, Everett Son W M Sep 1881 18 sgl Wisconsin Massachusetts Minnesota Laborer saw mill -----, Ida Dau W F Oct 1885 14 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Minnesota At School 9 mos. -----, Eva Dau W F Jun 1888 11 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Minnesota At School 9 mos. -----, William Son W M May 1891 9 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Minnesota At School 9 mos. -----, Walter Son W M Sep 1893 6 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Minnesota At School 9 mos.

  • 1905 State Census, 4130 Fremont, Minneapolis Ward 10, Hennepin Co., MN, p. 16:

Whitney, Wm. R. M 46 W Mass. Mass. Mass. Sta. Engineer " , Sophia C. F 43 " Minn. Germany Germany Housewife " , Everett E. M 24 " Wis. Mass. Mass. Carpenter " , Ida J. F 20 " Minn. " " Dressmaker " , Geneva C. F 17 " " " " Milliner " , Wm. A. M 14 " " " " Student " , Walter C. M 12 " " " " "

  • 1910, 4130 Fremont Avenue, Minneapolis Ward 10, Hennepin Co., MN:

Whitney, William R. Head M W 51 mar26 Massachusetts Maine Maine Engineer -----, Sophia C. Wife F W 48 mar26 7ch 5liv Minnesota Germany Austria -- -----, Ida J. Dau F W 24 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Minnesota Dressmaker -----, Geneva K. Dau F W 21 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Minnesota Milliner

  • 1920, 4130 Fremont Avenue, Minneapolis Ward 10, Hennepin Co., MN:

104 111 Whitney, William R. Head M W 61 mar Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Engineer, Dykman Hotel, Owns free house -----, Sophia C. Wife F W 58 mar Minnesota Germany Germany None -----, Geneva K. Dau F W 31 sgl Minnesota Massachusetts Massachusetts Milliner

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 125, page 237.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #136947212, William R. Whitney.


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