Family:Whitney, Fairfield (1862-1944)

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Fairfield9 Whitney (Edward K.8, Freeman7, Enoch6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Edward K.8 and Arvilla (Caswell) Whitney, was born 20 Feb 1862, Harrison, ME, and died 1944. He was buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, MA.[1]

He married firstly, 4 or 5 Aug 1891, Alma Maria Brackett of Cumberland, ME. She was born 30 Nov 1857 or 1859, ME, and died after 1900. Alma was buried in the Foreside Community Church Cemetery, Falmouth, ME.

He married secondly, 22 Jul 1908, North Easton, MA [recorded Townsend, MA], Caroline A. Sprague, daughter of William F. and Addie L. (Harris) Sprague.[2] She was born 1876, Bath, ME, and died 1935. At the time of his second marriage, he was a Superintendant of Schools residing in Townsend, MA. She was buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, MA.[3]

He was a teacher at the Greely Institute in Cumberland, ME. At the time of his second marriage, he was a Superintendant of Schools residing in Townsend, MA.

Fairfield9 and Alma Maria (Brackett) Whitney had no children.

Children of Fairfield9 and Caroline A. (Sprague) Whitney:

i. Barbara Sprague10 Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1909, Saugus, MA.[4]

Census

354 386 Whitney, Fairfield Head W M Feb 1862 38 mar 9 Maine Maine Maine School superintendent, Rents farm -----, Alma B. Wife W F Nov 1859 40 mar 9 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine 387 Kilburn, Nancy S. Head W F Sep 1836 63 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Rents free house -----, Eunice Sist W F Dec 1843 56 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Dressmaker

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave Memorial #89196558, Fairfield Whitney.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 579, page 677.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #89196608, Caroline A. Sprague Whitney.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 582, page 705.


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