Family:Whitney, Charles Crosby (1829-1901)

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Charles Crosby7 Whitney (Stephen6, Stephen5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Stephen6 and Abigail (Mayberry) Whitney, was born 30 Mar 1829, ME, in Gray, ME, and died 28 June 1901 in South Meriden, CT.

He "of Meriden" married, 23 Nov 1853, Wethersfield, CT, Maria Sarah Dix, "of Wethersfield".[1] She was born 23 Mar 1835, in Wethersfield, CT, and died 11 Aug 1919. Both are buried in the Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden, CT.

Charles was a mechanic, and was a veteran of the Civil War, for which he and Maria received a pension.

Children of Charles C.7 and Maria Sarah (Dix) Whitney:

i. Arthur Stephen8 Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1855, prob. Meriden, CT; d. 10 Feb 1916; buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Meriden, CT.
ii. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 7 Sept 1857, prob. Meriden, CT; d. 16 June 1912; buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden, CT.
iii. Ada Maria Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1862, prob. Meriden, CT; d. 1924; buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden, CT.
iv. Alura Eaton "Lula" Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1867, prob. Meriden, CT. She was called "Lula" in the 1870 and 1880 censuses. In the 1900 census, she resides with her parents and her son, Charles A. Whitney. She is listed as "single" in the census. She is called Alura Whitney Goodwin in her father's pension file. Child:
a. Charles A.9 Whitney, b. Oct 1888, CT.


190 206 Charles Whitney 30 M - Laborer Maine Maria " 25 F - Conn. Arthur " 4 M - " Charles " 3 M - " Emma " 1 F - " John Dix 22 M - Engraver "

1327 1846 Whitney, Chas. 41 M W Mechanic $3500 $600 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Maria 35 F W Keeping House Conn. -----, Authur 14 M W At Home Conn. -----, Chas. 13 M W At Home Conn. Attended school -----, Ada 8 F W Conn. Attended school -----, Lula 3 F W Conn. Attended school

Chas. C. WHITNEY 51 Self M M W ME Burnisher ME ME Sarah WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W CT Keep House CT CT Arthur S. WHITNEY 24 Son M S W CT Metal Turner ME CT Charles H. WHITNEY 22 Son M S W CT Solderer ME CT Ada M. WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W CT None ME CT Lula E. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W CT At School ME CT


1.^  "Charles C. [Whitney], of Meriden, m. Maria S. DIX, of Wethersfield, 23 Nov 1853, by M. TUCKER, Wethersfield 3:163," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records.

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