Family:Whitney, Aaron Chandler (1853-s1923)

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Aaron Chandler Whitney (Stillman F., Aaron, [poss.] Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Stillman F. and Ellsbyra Ann S. (Merrill) Whitney, was born 13 Nov 1853, Guilford, ME,[1] and died said 1923. He was buried in Rural Grove Cemetery, Dover-Foxcroft, ME.[2]

He married firstly, 20 Nov 1878, Penobscot Co., ME, Hattie C/G. Graves.[3] She was born about 1860, and died 1886. She was buried in Rural Grove Cemetery, Dover-Foxcroft, ME.[4]

He married secondly, about 1889, Avis S. Bowerman, daughter of Benjamin and Jane (Hawkes) Bowerman. She was born about Apr 1850, St. Albans, ME, and died 7 Dec 1903, Falmouth, MA, aged 53 years 8 months, of pulmonary tuberculosis.[5] She was buried in St. Albans Village Cemetery, St. Albans, ME.[6]

Children of Aaron Chandler and Hattie C/G. (Graves) Whitney:

i. Herbert L. Whitney, b. ca. 1879, Springfield, ME; m. 24 Nov 1904, Hartland, ME [recorded in Haverhill, MA], Sarah J. Ames, b. ca. 1882, Dover, ME, dau. of Frank T. and Eliza W. (Oakes) Ames.[7]
ii. Carrie S. Whitney, b. Aug 1881, ME.
iii. Alice M. L. Whitney, b. Apr 1885, ME; m. betw. 1900 and 1905, ----- Bishop.

Children of Aaron Chandler and Avis S. (Bowerman) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

David WHITNEY 26 Self M M W ME Day Laborer ME ME Hattie WHITNEY 19 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Herbert L. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W ME ME ME

"David" is an error for Aaron, revealed by the marriage record of his son Herbert.

205 206 Whitney, Aaron C. Head W M Nov 1850 49 mar 11 Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer -----, Avis S. Wife W F Jan 1848 52 mar 11 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Carrie S. Dau W F Aug 1881 18 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Alice M. L. Dau W F Apr 1885 15 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

444 509 Hill, Reuben T. Head W M Jul 1853 46 mar 21 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Painter, Owns mortgaged house -----, Helen M. Wife W F Apr 1853 47 mar 21 8ch 4liv Massachusetts -----, Elsie M. Dau W F Jul 1883 16 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Reuben H. Son W M Apr 1887 13 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Wolcott Son W M Dec 1889 10 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Melvin E. Son W M Aug 1892 7 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Dorcas H. Moth W F Jan 1815 85 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Whitney, Hubet L. Brdr W M Jan 1879 21 sgl Maine Maine Maine Laborer

  • 1910, St. Albans, Somerset Co., ME, p. 3B: Aaron C. Whitney, age 55, he & parents born in Maine, widowed, laborer, listed with married daughter, Alice M. Whitney, 25 and granddaughter, Bertha J. Bishop, 5.
  • 1920, Station Road, Blanchard, Piscataquis Co., ME, p. 2A: Aron Whitney, age 67, he & parents born in Maine, widowed, day laborer, listed with single brother, Frank, 57.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Aaron Chandler Whitney [son of Stillman F. and Ellsbyra A. S.,] born in Guilford Nov 13 1853," and "Aaron C. Whitney born in Guilford Nov. 13, 1853," according to Guilford, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #24874346, Hattie G. Graves Whitney.

3.^  Gray, Ruth, ed., Marriage Returns of Penobscot County, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1994).

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #24874343, Aaron Whitney.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/22 (death), page 159.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #132001289, Avice S. Bowerman Whitney.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 546, page 401.


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