Books available

Two more books from the Doris Nay and Ralph Whitney book series are now available. The Calvin Ralph Whitney and Elsie Whitney Banks books have been published. They have many photos and stories. Cal’s history ($9) is written by his daughter Nadine Rolfson and Elsie wrote her history ($10) herself. Contact Joy at to […]

2017 Doris Nay and Ralph Whitney Family Reunion

                  We had a great reunion on April 15, 2017 at the Upper Galoot Campground in Snow Canyon near St. George, Utah. Cousins from Howard, Bert, Lorraine, and Keith’s families were all in attendance, 35 people in all. See the YouTube video ( that includes some historic […]

Lorraine Whitney Nelson

Lorraine Whitney Nelson funeral program Memories on FamilySearch Family Tree: Lorraine Whitney Nelson Obituary from FamilySearch Contributed By Aaron R. Bradshaw ·2013-07-11 13:55:06 GMT+0000 (UTC)· 0 Comments Lorraine Whitney Nelson (December 29, 1927 ~ December 22, 2011) Lorraine Whitney Nelson, 83, beloved mother, grandmother and sister, joined her eternal sweetheart Clay, on December 2, 2011. She was born […]

Vira Henrie Whitney

Vira Henrie Whitney (April 4, 1917 – April 12, 2014) Santa Clara, Utah – Vira Henrie Whitney, 97, wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, author and columnist, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2014 at her home in Santa Clara Utah with her loving husband Keith Whitney by her side. She was born the middle daughter of nine, […]

Laverne Whitney McClendon passed away 12 May 2013

Laverne’s photos, her obituary and her story have been entered on LDS Family Tree.  Anyone can register for an account to join Family Tree, LDS member or not. Laverne’s photos can be found here. Click here for Laverne’s information.

Next George Burton Whitney Reunion

Uncle Burt’s family graciously turned the next reunion over to Ralph Whitney’s family for the 2013 reunion. We are excited about going back to Pine Valley, as close to the traditional Labor Day date as we can. Watch for further news on this. In preparation, Beth Breinholt has asked us to submit memories of the […]

George Burton Whitney Reunion

Aunt Mabel Whitney Macfarlane was known for her delicious cooking. She even ran restaurants in Las Vegas. Then when her 5 girls (her help) all got married in 1937, she sold the Overland Cafe to Ralph and Doris Whitney. Since Mabel’s family was in charge of the reunion, they decided to honor her by making […]

David Whitney (Jr)

Last Sunday night several of my sisters and I attended the memorial service for David Wayne Whitney, Howard and Ellice’s grandson. His father, also David Whitney, spoke briefly, sharing some personal memories and spiritual experiences. David’s bishop also spoke, giving us a short doctrinal discourse about death. Harp music served as prelude and postlude and […]

Fun in Veyo

I had a great time at our Ralph Whitney reunion at the Veyo resort in southern Utah. It was marvelous to visit with my cousins. There is a bond with them that reaches across many years for me. Our times of singing around the campfire and then visiting in the shade by the river were […]