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Willard Arms Whitney
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1857
Little Compton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: May 27, 1946

Husband of Abbie Lois Browning, son of Solomon Whitney and Sarah Chase.

The Descendents of John Whitney by Frederick Clifton Pierce p.444
Willard Armes WHITNEY was born in Little Compton, R. I., Oct. 5, 1857; went to Kansas with his father in spring of 1866, being then nine years old past; attended district school at College Hill schoolhouse until he was able to enter the State Agri- cultural college at Manhattan, where he studied two years, standing well in his classes and grading well. His vacations and spare time were devoted to assisting his father on the farm, where he acquired a liking for the work, and in 1879 he married Miss Abbie L. BROWNING, which marriage has resulted in the birth of eight bright boys, all living but one. He is settled on a good farm of his own, and is doing com- paratively well, and, ordinarily speaking, has a bright future before him. Morals good, habits temperate, and is highly respected by all who know him; res. Manhattan, Kas. 9281. i. HARRY B., b. May 14, 1880. 9282. ii. RALPH C., b. Aug. 10, 1881. 9283. iii. GEO. E., b. Mar. 6, 1883. 9284. iv. SOLOMON, b. Dec. 15, 1885. 9285. v. WILLARD ARMES, b. Jan. 11, 1887. 9286. vi. ASAPH, b. Sept. 4, 1889. 9287. vii. RAYMOND, b. Apr. 20, 1891. 9288. viii. TRUMAN, b. Apr. 20, 1891; d. Sept. 18, 1891. 
 
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 Parents:
  Solomon Whitney (1832 - 1901)
  Sarah Chase Whitney (1829 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Abbie Lois Browning Whitney (1860 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  Abbie Lois Whitney (1907 - 1990)*
 
 Sibling:
  Willard Arms Whitney (1857 - 1946)
  Genevieve Whitney Cunningham (1859 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Cemetery
Manhattan
Riley County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Marilyn Lamont
Record added: Apr 12, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7349501
Willard Arms Whitney
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Rest in peace. Your cousin....
- Rosemary
 Added: Jun. 5, 2013

- Kevin Avery
 Added: Aug. 5, 2011
"What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace."
- westgate
 Added: Dec. 25, 2008
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