Oliver Perry Whitney (1849 – 1914)

Oliver Perry Whitney is the father of Ollie Virginia Whitney. He was married to Cordelia Moser.

Oliver Perry Whitney was born 29 Dec 1849, IL, and died 4 Nov 1914, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS. He is buried in Cowger Cemetery, Doniphan Co., KS. His parents were most likely James Whitney and Ruth Light Whitney Galladay. His stepfather was Joseph Galladay. He has no known siblings. He has several half and step brothers and sisters.

He married 1873, Rock Falls, Phelps Co., NE, Cordelia Moser, daughter of Samuel P. and Rebecca (Paulin?) Moser. She was born 18 Apr 1853, Greenville, Darke Co., OH, and died 19 Feb 1930, Burns, Laramie Co., WY.

Oliver’s birthdate could be 1850 – 53. 1849 date is most used. Birthplace varies from Ohio, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. Marriage could have been in Warren County, Iowa.

Children of Oliver Perry and Cordelia (Moser) Whitney:

i. Rebecca Tabitha Whitney, b. 18 Aug 1874, KS, d. 29 Dec 1957, Amazonia, Andrew Co., MO.
ii. Mary Pearl Whitney, b. 26 Oct 1875, KS, d. 14 Sept 1905, St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., MO.
iii. Josephine Whitney, b. 13 Dec 1876, KS, d. 14 Oct 1971, Cheyenne, Laramie Co., WY.
iv. Sarah Jane Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1878, Betrand Co., NE, d. 11 Apr 1955, McMinnville, Yamhill Co., OR.
v. Nancy Ann (Anna) Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1885, KS, d. 3 Dec 1913, Fillmore, Andrew Co., MO.
vi. Frank Perry Whitney, b. 30 Dec 1889, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS, d. Horton, Brown Co., KS.
vii. Ollie Virginia Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1891, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS, d. 7 May 1970, Topeka, Shawnee Co., KS.

Census
1850: not found.
1860, Union, Warren Co., IA: Oliver Golliday
1870: not found.
1875 Kansas Census, Harvey, Smith Co., KS: O.P. Whitney
1880, Rock Falls, Phelps Co., NE: Perry Whitney
1885 Kansas – Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS: P. O. Whitney
1895 Kansas Census, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS: O. P. Whitney
1900, Burr oak, Doniphan Co., KS: Perrey Whitney
1905 Kansas Census, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS: O. P. Whitney
1910, Burr Oak, Doniphan Co., KS: Perry O. Whitney

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