DESCENDANTS OF SOLOMON WHITNEY

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Don Norman

 

1.SOLOMON WHITNEY

 

    Solomon Whitney was born in NY in 1808 and died there in 1860.  He

married Susan Woodworth.

 

Children of Solomon and Susan (Woodworth) Whitney.

 

  2.  (1). Selden

         Killed in the Civil War

 

  3.  (2). George W.

 

  4.  (3). Silas Porter            b.Feb  4 1833

         m.Molly Thomas Jul 10 1871

 

  5.  (4). Benjamin

         m.Fanny Park

 

 

4.SILAS PORTER WHITNEY             1.SOLOMON WHITNEY

 

    Silas Porter Whitney, a son of Solomon and Susan (Woodworth)

Whitney,  was born in Saratoga County NY February 4, 1833 and died in

Roane County wV October 15, 1912.  He came to WV as an evangelist

about the time of the Civil War.  He married Mollie Taylor in Kanawha

County WV July 10, 1871.

    Mollie, a daughter of George D. and Sarah (Jones) Thomas, was born

in Kanawha County VA (WV) April 18, 1853.

 

Children of Silas Porter and Mollie (Taylor) Whitney.

 

  6.  (1). George                  b.Apr 25 1872

         m.Mattie Lou Taylor 1900

 

  7.  (2). Benjamin F.             b.Apr 25 1874

 

  8.  (3). Eva S.                  b.Oct 28 1878

         m.Willie Jarvis

 

  9.  (4). Matilda

         m.Dixon Carroll

 

 10.  (5). Rebecca C.              b.Apr 16 1891

         m.Coy Taylor

 

 

5.BENJAMIN WHITNEY     1.SOLOMON WHITNEY

 

    Benjamin Whitney, a son of Solomon and Susan (Woodworth) Whitney,

was born in Saratoga County NY about 1840.  He migrated to Clay County

WV and married Fanny M. Park there.  Fanny, a daughter of Hales

Alexander Paxton and Amanda E. Park, was born in Clay County about

1861.

 

Children of Benjamin and Fanny M. (Park) Whitney.

 

 10.  (1). George                                  d.Mar    1929

 

 11.  (2). Charles

 

 12.  (3). Alvin                                   d.Apr    1930

 

 13.  (4). Dorothy

         m.Van Clark

 

 14.  (5). Elizabeth

 

 15.  (6). Molly

         m.Charles Sullivan

 

 

6.GEORGE WHITNEY     4.SILAS PORTER WHITNEY             1.SOLOMON

WHITNEY

 

    George Whitney, a son of Silas Porter and Mollie (Taylor) Whitney,

was born in Kanawha County WV April 25, 1872 and died in Roane County

WV in 1957.  He married Mattie Lou Taylor in 1900.

 

Children of George and Mattie Lou (Taylor) Whitney.

 

 16.  (1). Silas Pembroke          b.       1901   d.       1962

         m.Orlie Rhodes

 

 17.  (2). Guy Emmons              b.       1903   d.       1951

         m.Garnet Jackson

 

 18.  (3). Basil Freeman           b.       1905   d.       1952

         m.Frances Harper

 

 19.  (4). Violet Ruth             b.       1913

         m.Herman Jackson

 

 

16.SILAS PEMBROKE WHITNEY     6.GEORGE WHITNEY     4.SILAS PORTER

WHITNEY             1.SOLOMON WHITNEY

 

    Silas Pembroke Whitney, a son of George and Mattie Lou (Taylor)

Whitney, was born in Roane County WV in 1901 and died in 1962.  He

married Orlie Rhodes.

 

Children of Silas Pembroke and Orlie (Rhodes) Whitney.

 

 20.  (1). Janet                 b. Jul 23 1925 d. Mar 12 1004

         m. James Smith Bowyer

 

 

17.GUY EMMONS WHITNEY     6.GEORGE WHITNEY     4.SILAS PORTER WHITNEY 

1.SOLOMON WHITNEY

 

    Guy Emmons Whitney, a son of George and Mattie Lou (Taylor)

Whitney, was born in Roane County WV in 1903 and died in 1951.  He

married Garnet Jackson.

 

Children of Guy Emmons and Garnet (Jackson) Whitney.

 

 21.  (1). Cara

 

 22.  (2). Anne

 

 

18.BASIL FREEMAN WHITNEY    6.GEORGE WHITNEY     4.SILAS PORTER

WHITNEY     1.SOLOMON WHITNEY

 

    Basil Freeman Whitney, a son of George and Mattie Lou (Taylor)

Whitney, was born in Roane County WV in 1905 and died in 1952.  He

married Frances Harper.

 

Children of Basil Freeman and Frances (Harper) Whitney.

 

 23.  (1). Linda

         m.------- Charbonneau

 

 

19.VIOLET RUTH WHITNEY     6.GEORGE WHITNEY     4.SILAS PORTER WHITNEY

  1.SOLOMON WHITNEY

 

    Violet Ruth Whitney, a daughter of George and Mattie Lou (Taylor)

Whitney, was born in Roane County wV in 1913.  She married Harman

Jackson.

 

Children of Herman dna Violet Ruth (Whitney) Jackson.

 

 24.  (1). P. Rodney

 

 

20.JANET WHITNEY   16.SILAS PEMBROKE WHITNEY     6.GEORGE WHITNEY     4.SILAS

PORTER WHITNEY             1.SOLOMON WHITNEY

 

      Janet Whitney, a daughter of Silas Pembroke and Orlie (Rhodes) Whitney, was born in Roane County Wv July 3, 1925 and died in Kanawha County WV March 12, 2004. She married James Smith Bowyer.

 

Child of James Smith and Janet (Whitney) Bowyer.

 

25.        (1). Brent Whitney

        m. Frances Ann ------

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Dawson, Hubert, "Twistabout and Thereabout" pp. 136-138

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" p.362

“The Charleston Gazette On Line” Mar 14 2004

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