Oscar G Whitney

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Oscar G Whitney

  • Birth 2 Nov 1840 Shelby County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 3 Jul 1916 Chico, Butte County, California, USA
  • Burial Redding, Shasta County, California, USA
  • Plot Sec RA, Blk 5, Lot 49, Grave 1
  • Memorial ID 55744894

1916 California Death Certificate #21365

Oscar G Whitney age 75
Sawmill, railroad, painter

1850 Census Loramie, Shelby, Ohio
Francis Whitney 47
Abigal Whitney 43
Arameta Whitney 17
A G Whitney 10
Francis Whitney 6
Sarah Whitney 2
Value of Real Estate 600.

1863 Married: Shelby, Ohio
Oscar Whitney, age 23
Anna Cecil, age 19
12 November 1863

1870 Census Shelby, Cynthian, Ohio
Oscar Whitney 29, sawmill
Ann Whitney 26
Rispah H Whitney 5
John B Whitney 4

1880 Census Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri
Oscar Whitney 39, Railroad Way Master
Anna Whitney 35 (consumption)
Rispah H. Whitney 15
John B. Whitney 14
Cora E. Whitney 8
Seth C. Whitney 5 (hernia)

1882 December
Page county, Iowa
Wife Anna Cecil Whitney
died 16 December 1882 (consumption)

1885 State Census Clarinda, Page, Iowa
Oscar G Whitney 44
Rispah Whitney 20
John B Whitney 19
Cora E Whitney 14
Seth C Whitney 10

1900 Census Clarinda, Page, Iowa
Oscar Whitney 59, painter
Rispah Whitney 33, dressmaker
John Whitney 34, painter

1902 Voter Registration Shasta Co. CA
Oscar Whitney age 62 addr Winthrop
John Blanchard Whitney age 38, addr. Winthrop

1910 Census Sacramento River, Shasta, CA
Oscar Whitney 69, night watchman
Rispah Whitney 43
John B Whitney 42, engineer
Own home

1912 Chico, Butte, California
Polk & Co. Directory
Oscar Whitney, r. 318 5th
Rispah Whitney, 318 5th
John B Whitney, lab N E Ry, 318 5th
Seth C Whitney, painter, 318 5th
Page 201

Four Children:
Rispah Whitney, born 1864, died 1935 CA
John B Whitney, born 1865, died 1955 CA
Cora E Whitney, born 1872, died after 1885
Seth C Whitney, born 1874, died 1964 CA

1916 Obituary Chico, California
Oscar Whitney Dies At Age of Seventy-Six.
Oscar Whitney, seventy-six years old, retired railroad man, died at his home at 318 Fifth street yesterday morning following an extended illness. He was a native of Ohio and had made his home in Chico for many years.
Funeral services will be held at the home tomorrow afternoon at 2:30, Rev. Geo. T. Meeker, officiating. Interment will be made in Chico [sic] cemetery.
Chico Record, Tuesday Morning, July 4, 1916, pg 8 col 6-7:
Thank you to Adriana for the obituary.

1916 California
Chico.-Oscar Whitney, 76, retired railroad man died at his home here recently.
The Mountain Democrat, July 15, 1916
Placerville, CA

Obituary for his son Seth Whitney
1964 Obituary, Fresno, California
Seth Whitney, 89, of 16 San Pablo Avenue died yesterday in a local rest home, where he had been a patient several months.
Whitney, a native of Missouri, was a painting contractor in Fresno from 1912 to 1957. He was a former president of the local chapter of the Master Painters and Decorating Contractors of California.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs Mabel Kestler of St Louis, Mo; two stepsons, Jack Akin of Santa Ana, Orange County, and Earl Akin of Berkeley, and several grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 10 AM in the Sullivan, Burns & Blair Chapel.
Burial will be in Belmont Memorial Park.
Fresno Bee Republican, July 10, 1964.

Earl Oscar Akin 1893-1934
Mabel Beatrice Whitney Kestler 1895-1980
Carl Eugene Whitney 1896-1957
Cecil Fenton Whitney 1902-1963

Great grandchildren:
Earl Akin
John Richard (Jack) Akin
Carla Jean Whitney 1946-1951
Earl Eugene Kestler 1915-2004

Sister Araminta Whitney Grosvenor Houser





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