Family:Whitney, Edward (1810-1897)

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Edward8 Whitney (Eleazer7, Ebenezer6, Samuel5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Eleazer7, was born 17 Mar 1810, Dearborn, ME, and died 1 Aug 1897, Hartland, ME, aged 87 years 4 months 5 days. He was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Hartland, ME.[1]

He married, about 1835, Annie Holdsworth Knox, daughter of Stephen and Aussie/Annie (Hanson) Knox. She was born about 4 Oct 1815, Lebanon, NH, or Oakland, ME, or Palmyra, ME, and died 15 Oct 1897, Hartland, ME, aged 82 years 11 days. She was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Hartland, ME.[2]

Children of Edward8 and Annie Holdsworth (Knox) Whitney:

i. Emeline9 Whitney, b. ca. 1836, ME; d. after 1850; probably the Emma Whitney, of Hartland, who m. (int. 21 Jun 1858, North Berwick, ME) George B. Foss of South Berwick.[3]
ii. Thomas O. Whitney, b. 30 May 1838, Palmyra, ME; m.(1) Nancy M. Hilton; m.(2) Clara R. Elder.
iii. Lucinda Whitney, b. Feb 1842, ME; d. 31 Jul 1901, Hartland, ME; m.(1) 5 Jan 1872, Hartland, ME, James Hines; m.(2) 4 Jun 1876, William Kimball.
iv. Eben Whitney, b. ca. 1844, ME; d. after 1860.
v. Sumner Whitney, b. ca. 1846 or 4 Jul 1843, ME; m. Harriet A. Wyman.
vi. Loantha Ann Whitney, b. 19 Nov 1847, ME; d. 3 Oct 1920, St. Albans, ME; m. 23 Nov 1867, Hartland, ME, William Burtin.
vii. Margaret Anna Whitney, b. ca. 1856, ME; m.(1) 31 Aug 1870, Hartland, ME, Charles Greenleaf Ramsdell; m.(2) 27 Sep 1884, Hartland, ME, Charlie A. Welch.
viii. Melvina Whitney, b. ca. 1859, ME; d. after 1860.

Census

75 77 Edward Whitney 40 M - Mill Man Me. Anna " 34 F - " Emeline " 14 F - " Attended school Thomas O. " 12 M - " Attended school Lucinda " 8 F - " Attended school Eben " 6 M - " Attended school Sumner " 4 M - " Leantha " 1 F - "

295 285 Ed. Whitney 52 M - Farmer $500 $250 Maine Anna K. " 44 F - " Eben " 17 M - " " Lucinda " 19 F - " Sumner " 15 M - " " Attended school Loantha " 13 F - " Attended school M. A. " 4 " - " Melvina " 1 " - " Thorn " 21 M - " " L. Lawrence 43 F - " Chas. " 9 M - " Attended school

166 162 Whitney, Edward 60 M W Farmer $900 $600 Maine Illiterate Male citizen over 21 " Anna 54 F W Keeping House Maine Illiterate " Sumner 23 M W Laborer Maine Illiterate Male citizen over 21 " Lucinda 27 F W At Home Maine Illiterate " Loantha 22 F W At Home Maine " Margaret A. 14 F W At School Maine Attemded school Ellis, Frederick 4 M W Maine Whitney, John 3 M W Maine

Edward WHITNEY 75 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Annie WHITNEY 70 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME John WHITNEY 13 GSon M S W ME At School ME ME

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #23643034, Edward Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #23643044, Annie Whitney.

3.^  "Emma [Whitney], of Hartland, and George B. Foss of South Berwick, int. 21 June 1858," according to John Eldridge Frost and Joseph Crook Anderson II, eds., Vital records of Berwick, South Berwick, and North Berwick, Maine to the year 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, c1993).


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