Puffer Genealogy

Theodore WHITNEY

Theodore WHITNEY[1]

Male 1824 - 1889  (64 years)

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  • Name Theodore WHITNEY 
    Born 25 Dec 1824  Richland County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
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    Died 13 Sep 1889  Clayton, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ingalls, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Ingalls Cemetery 
    Person ID I35114  Puffers
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2021 

    Father Jonathan WHITNEY,   b. 6 Apr 1783, Fitzwilliam, NH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Poweshiek County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Miranda MARVIN,   b. 13 Jan 1798, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Brown County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 1820  Mansfield, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9762  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Isabella QUINN,   b. 1824,   d. 19 Jul 1862, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F17581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susan BEASLEY,   b. 27 Apr 1840, St. Joseph, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 4 May 1910, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 70 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1863  Red Oak, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Martha J. WHITNEY,   b. CA 1864, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James G. WHITNEY,   b. Mar 1866, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Arthur E. WHITNEY,   b. Abt 1868, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Eva B. WHITNEY,   b. CA 1869, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 95 years)
     5. Austin Birtie WHITNEY,   b. CA 1871, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1955  (Age ~ 83 years)
     6. Lillian Ella WHITNEY,   b. 7 Apr 1873, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1955, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. Walter S. WHITNEY,   b. 8 Nov 1874, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1950, Boulder County, CO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F9029  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    theodore whitney gs.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Whitney Gen., P. 379

      He first came to IA in 1855.

      He was a Veteran of the Mexican War, Co E, 3rd Indiana Volunteers
      On 16 February 1887 from Cowley County, Kansas Theodore Whitney signed a Declaration for Pension of Officer, Soldier, or Sailor of Mexican War. He is 62 years old and a resident of Arkansas City, Cowley Co., Kansas. He is married to Susan Puffer, to whom he was married at Montgomery Co., IA on 18 January 1863. He had served one year in the U.S. military in the War of 1846 to 48. He enlisted at Georgetown, Indiana on 15 June 1846 as a private in Company E, 3rd Indiana Regiment commanded by Captain James Tigart and Captain L.M. Adams. He was discharged at New Orleans, Louisiana on 14 June 1847. In a supporting affidavit he states that he was born on 25 December 1824. Theodore was granted a pension of eight dollars per month commencing 29 January 1887.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Descendants of George Puffer of Braintree, Massachusetts 1639-1915, page 345.