Family:Whitney, Benjamin Dodge (1832-1907)

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Benjamin Dodge8 Whitney (Abner7, Jesse6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Abner7 and Mary (Grapham) Whitney, was born 26 May 1832, Saco, ME,[1] and died 23 Dec 1907, Honolulu, Hawaii Territory.

He married, 22 Nov 1868, Honolulu, Oahu, Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), Sarah O'Neill. She was born Ireland, and died 17 Oct 1888, Honolulu, Oahu, Sandwich Islands.

Benjamin was a Mexican War veteran with a pension from the U.S. government.

Children of Benjamin Dodge and Sarah (O'Neill) Whitney:

i. Benjamin B. Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1870, Honolulu, Oahu, Sandwich Islands.
ii. Elizabeth A. Whitney, b. 8 Jan 1873, Honolulu, Oahu, Sandwich Islands; m. ca. 1894, Rudolph L. Auerbach, b. Apr 1858, England. They res. Hilo and Honolulu, HI. He was an accountant. They had four children.
iii. Gertrude Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1876, Honolulu, Oahu, Sandwich Islands; m. ca. 1898, Matthew J. Scanlon, b. ca. 1872, CA. They resided in Honolulu, HI.


  • 1900: not found.
  • 1910, son "Bernard B. Whitney", single, Honolulu, Honolulu Co., Hawaii Terr.


1.^  "Benjamin [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 26 May 1832," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

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