Family:Whitney, Hezekiah (1822-1895)

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Hezekiah Whitney (Alexander, James, [poss.] Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Alexander and Barbara (Winslow) Whitney, was born 12 Oct 1822, Cumberland, ME, and died 12 Jun 1895.

Marriage intentions were published 17 May 1853, Falmouth, ME, for him "Mr." "of Gray" and "Miss" Mary Ellen Merrill "of Falmouth".[1] He married, 17 Jun 1853, Mary Ellen Merrill, daughter of Daniel and Dorcas (Merrill) Merrill. She was born 26 Aug 1837, Falmouth, ME, and died 31 Oct 1908, Gray, ME.

Children of Hezekiah and Mary Ellen (Merrill) Whitney:

i. Celia Emmeline Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1855, ME; d. May 1816.
ii. Sumner Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1857, ME; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
iii. Daniel Merrill Whitney, b. ca. 1860; not in family in 1870 or 1880.
iv. Leonora Whitney, b. 3 Aug 1866, Gray, ME; d. 29 Oct 1939; m. 27 Mar 1895, Gray, ME, William Buxton Sweetser.

Notes

For a photograph, see Ancestry.com.

Census

9 10 Joseph Blanchard 46 M - Farmer $5000 Me. Albertina Blanchard 45 F - " Cornelia " 17 F - " Hellen E. " 15 F - " Sarah F. " 13 F - " Henrietta " 9 F - " Joseph H. " 7 M - " James A. 5 M - " Hezekiah Whitney 24 M - Labourer [Me.]

133 130 Whitney, Hezekiah 37 M - Farmer $1500 $700 Maine -----, Mary 27 F - " -----, Celia 4 F - " Attended school -----, Sumner 3 M - " Humphrey, Melville 13 M - " Attended school

172 125 Whitney, Hezekiah 47 M W Farmer $1800 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 36 F " Keeping House " -----, Celia E. 14 F " Attending School " Attended school -----, Sumner 13 M " " " " Attended school -----, Leonora 3 F " " Merrill, Elizabeth 85 F " "

Hezekiah WHITNEY 57 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Mary E. WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Celus E. WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W ME School Teacher ME ME Sumner WHITNEY 23 Son M S W ME Farmer ME ME Leonora WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W ME ME ME Earnest W. TITCOMB 20 Oth M S W ME Works On Farm ME ME

142 147 Sweetsir, William S. Head W M Nov 1869 30 mar 5 Maine Maine Maine Grocer, Owns free house -----, Lenora W. Wife W F Aug 1866 33 mar 5 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Helen M. Dau W F Jul 1899 10m sgl Maine Maine Maine Whitney, Mary E. MiL W F Aug 1832 67 wid 4ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Thurlow, Fred L. Brdr W M Aug 1879 20 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Mr. Hezekiah Whitney of Gray and Miss Mary Ellen Merrill of Falmouth entered 17 May 1853," according to Vital Records of Falmouth, Maine.


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