Family:Whitney, Edmund C. (1831-a1880)

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Edmund C.7 Whitney (Samuel6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Margaret (Darrow) Whitney, was born 15 Jun 1831, Morrill, ME,[1] and died after 1880, and probably before 1900.

He married, 1 Jun 1862, Morrill, ME, Eliza Spear, probably daughter of Cornelius and Katherine (Walcott) Spear, of Searsmont, ME. She was born about Mar 1842, ME, and died after 1900.

He is found in the censuses of 1850 through 1880 residing in Morrill, ME, where he was first a farmer and then a brick mason. His mother Margaret lived with them in the censuses of 1870 and 1880. They are not found after the 1880 census in Maine. If they removed to Big Timber, MT, as related by F. C. Pierce, it was after 1880, and Edmond does not appear in the 1900 census there. However, there is an Elizabeth Whitney, b. Mar 1842, ME, living alone in Big Timber, MT in the 1900 census. One could propose that this is Eliza, wife of Edmund. No children are shown in any census.

Census

234 234 Samuel Whitney 73 M - Farmer $800 $175 Maine Margarett " 61 F - " Edmund " 30 M - Farm laborer "

31 31 Whitney, Edmund 38 M W Farmer $1000 $450 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 28 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Margret 77 F W Maine Dirckson, Charles 18 M W Maine Attended school

Edmond C. WHITNEY 48 Self M M W ME Brick Mason ME ME Eliza WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Margeret WHITNEY 87 Moth F W W ME At Home CT ME

Whitney, Elizabeth Head W F wid

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Edmond C. [Whitney], s/o Samuel & Margaret, b. 15 Jun 1831," according to Morrill, Maine, Vital Records.


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