|Eli Carroll Whitnah||Sophia Evans|
|Birth:||13 Apr 1830 Martinsburgh, Berkeley County, VA||Birth:||14 Dec 1828 Ohio|
|Marriage:||4 Dec 1854 Greene, Ohio|
|Death:||28 May 1902 Morgan County, Illinois||Death:||3 Feb 1864|
|Father:||John G. Whitnah||Father:||Robert Evans|
|Mother:||Mary Ann Carroll||Mother:||Sarah Coppock|
Eli Carroll Whitnah married twice, first to Sophia Evans, and second to Elizabeth Martin. Sophia's family called Eli "Whitney" instead of Whitnah.