Family:Whitney, Edward Kendall (1824-1897)
Edward Kendall8 Whitney (Freeman7, Enoch6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Freeman7 and Mary S. (Gray) Whitney, was born 9 Sep 1824, Harrison, ME, and died 14 Feb 1897, Harrison, ME.
He married, Harrison, ME, 29 Oct 1848, Arvilla Caswell daughter of Marquis DeLafayette and Sally (Nutting) Caswell. She was born 9 Aug 1827, Harrison, ME, and died 25 Oct 1870, Harrison, ME (but was living in the 1880 census).
He is one of the most successful farmers in Harrison, and one of the most progressive agriculturists there. He has engaged largely in stockraising, and fruit growing, and takes an active position in all agricultural, educational, political and religious movements; he is well informed on general topics, and is an honorable and highly respected citizen; resided Harrison, ME.
Children of Edward Kendall8 and Arvilla (Caswell) Whitney:
i. Edward9 Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1851; m. Mary Eliza Stone. ii. Harrison Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1858; m.(1) Theresa Althea Brown; m.(2) Cora Alice Brown. iii. Fairfield Whitney, b. 20 Feb 1862, Harrison, ME; m.(1) Alma Maria Brackett; m.(2) Caroline A. Sprague. iv. Mary Florence Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1866, Harrison, ME; m. Charles Bradford Sylvester, M.D.
556 566 Edward K. Whitney 25 M - Brickmaker Maine Arvilla Whitney 23 F - do
422 426 Edward K. Whitney 35 M - Farmer $3000 $1150 Harrison Me. Avilla " 32 F - Wife " " Edward " 8 M - " " Attended school Harrison " 1 M - " " Fidelia Caswell 30 F - Teacher of Com School $300 Harrison Me. Peter Jordan 21 M - Farm Laborer Bridgton "
22 22 Whitney, Edward K. 45 M W Farmer $4000 $2107 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Arvilla 42 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Edward 18 M W Works on Farm Maine Attended school -----, Harrison 11 M W Attending school Maine Attended school -----, Fairfield 8 M W Attending school Maine Attended school -----, Mary F. 4 F W Maine
Edward K. WHITNEY 55 Self M M W ME Farmer ME MA Arvilla WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W ME ME MA Edward WHITNEY 28 Son M S W ME School Teacher ME ME Harrison WHITNEY 21 Son M S W ME Student ME ME Fairfield WHITNEY 17 Son M S W ME Works At Home ME ME Mary F. WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W ME ME ME Marquis D. CASWELL 88 FatL M W W ME Farmer MA MA Samuel A. KNEELAND 34 Oth M S W ME Laborer ME ME
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 578-579.