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Cheeney P. Whitney
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1836
Ontario County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1933
Seneca
Ontario County
New York, USA


Cheney P. Whitney, Phelps, was born in Seneca June 10, 1836. His father was Cheeney Whitney, born April 27, 1795 (died at the age of 90). His mother was Olive Colwell of Seneca, and her parents were Daniel and Thankful (Paine) Colwell. Nathan Whitney, the grandfather, came to this State from Conway, Mass., in 1792. Cheney P. married, November 26, 1861, Mary C., daughter of John F. and Margaret (Lever) Chapman of East Hampton, Mass., and New Jersey. The grandfather was Daniel Chapman, the family dating back to the Chapmans of Saybrook, Conn. They have four children: Margaret Olive (Mrs. Wm. F. Chapman of Boston); Almon C., Minnie M., and John Cheeney. Mr. Whitney came to Phelps in 1873. His farm of 136 acres is used for fruit. He having about twenty-five acres of vineyard, twenty-five of apple orchard, and five acres of berries; it being one of the noted fruit farms of this section.


Information drawn from our family history records and I concur with information written in:

History of Ontario County;
compiled by Lewis Cass Aldrich;
edited by George S. Conover;
Published 1893;

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 Parents:
  Cheeney Whitney (1795 - 1886)
  Olive Colwell Whitney (1801 - 1886)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary C. Chapman Whitney (1835 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Almon C. Whitney (1867 - 1952)*
  Mary Matilda Whitney (1870 - 1957)*
  John Cheney Whitney (1875 - 1949)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Hopkins Whitney (1819 - 1910)*
  Anna A. Whitney (1821 - 1822)*
  Hachaliah Whitney (1822 - 1918)*
  Sidney Whitney (1824 - 1904)*
  Clarissa Whitney (1826 - 1876)*
  Sophronia B. Whitney (1828 - 1919)*
  Byron Whitney (1830 - 1925)*
  Emogene E. Whitney (1833 - 1853)*
  Cheeney P. Whitney (1836 - 1933)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Whitney Cemetery
Seneca
Ontario County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Butterfly~Kisses
Record added: Mar 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67690646
Cheeney P. Whitney
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