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Harley W Whitney

  • Birth 22 Oct 1858 Princeton, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 1 Jun 1909 Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Princeton, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 82961430


The Princeton Union
Thursday, June 3, 1909

Harley W. Whitney Died at His Home on Tuesday, June 1, After Long Period of Suffering.

Harley Whitney died at his home in this village on Tuesday evening, June 1, at 8:45 o'clock, from kidney ailment and other complications. for seven long years Mr. Whitney had been a sufferer, and during that period he was very seldom free from pain. Notwithstanding this he rarely made complaint--he was cheerful and good natured. He had been confined to his bed for two weeks at the time of his death.
This afternoona at 2 o'clock funeral services will be conducted at the residence by Rev. J. W. Heard and the burial will be in Oak Knoll cemetery, where his remains will be laid to rest beside those of his wife.
Harley W. Whitney was the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Whitney and was born in Princeton on October 22, 1858. Hence he was over 50 years of age. With the exception of about 16 years passed on his farm in the town of Baldwin he made Princeton his home, where he was engaged in the real estate and collection business. His wife died in 1885.
The immediate survivors of the family are as follows: A mother, Mrs. B. F. Whitney; daughter, Mrs. W. E. McKinnon, and brother, Elmer E. Whitney. County Auditor Whitney is a cousin of the deceased.
Harley Whitney was quiet and undemonstrative and was slow to form friendships, he had few, if any enemies; he was a man who attended strictly to his own business, was devotedly attached to his mother and commanded general respect.


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  • Created by: C Stanley
  • Added: 4 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82961430
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harley W Whitney (22 Oct 1858–1 Jun 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82961430, citing Oak Knoll Cemetery, Princeton, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by C Stanley (contributor 47531290) .