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Charlotte C. Downey Whitney
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1840
Hancock County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1898

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Cherokee Sentinel, Dec. 9, 1898, page 2:
Obituary
Death has visited our home once more and taken from us our dear mother, Charlotte Whitney, who passed away after a short but painful illness of five days. Everything was done that medical skill could provide to relieve her of her suffering which was intense, but everything failed. It was God's will to call her home to join her little children and dear husband who departed this life fourteen years ago.

She was born in Hancock county, Ill., Nov. 28, 1840. Moved to henry county when a little girl and lived there until she was married to Irwin Whitney at the age of 19, when they moved to Iowa and lived there until 1873. From there they moved to Kansas and settled on a farm four miles west of Cherokee, where they have since resided. Ten children were born to them, eight now living, five girls and three boys, all of whom were at her bedside except Tom, who lives in Colorado, and could not be present.

She was a kind and devoted mother who was ever ready to help those in trouble, in suffering and time of need. She will be missed by all her neighbors and friends. May our loss be her gain, and may we live to meet her and never say good-bye. Funeral services were held at the residence by G.W. Brown and her remains were laid to rest in the Cherokee cemetery. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Erwin Whitney (1838 - 1884)*
 
 Children:
  Adelia Lodema Whitney McColm (1860 - 1936)*
  Anson Jonathan Whitney (1862 - 1928)*
  Myra Aletha Whitney Daron (1864 - 1957)*
  Lee D Whitney (1866 - 1953)*
  Minnie D Whitney (1870 - 1883)*
  Enola E Whitney Graham (1872 - 1904)*
  Nettie E Whitney McClure (1875 - 1969)*
  Nellie G Whitney Bromley (1879 - 1952)*
  Gracie Whitney (1880 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cherokee Cemetery
Cherokee
Crawford County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Cheryl White
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Oct 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30838584
Charlotte C. <i>Downey</i> Whitney
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Charlotte C. <i>Downey</i> Whitney
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Rest in peace.
- Paula L Downey
 Added: Mar. 20, 2010
 
 
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