Family:Whitney, James Odell (1857-1942)

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James Odell10 Whitney (Increase B.9, Thomas G.8, Ephraim7, Moses6, Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Increase B.9 and Priscilla (Ridlon)(Jones) Whitney, was born about 1857, Casco, ME, and died 2 May 1942. He was buried in Gray Village Cemetery, Gray, ME.

He married 2 Oct 1876, Gray, ME, Flora I. Foster. She was born about 1861, Gray, ME, and died 5 Dec 1926, Gray, ME.

In the 1880 census in Windham he is reported as single, for which no explanation is apparent. Flora is living in Casco with her own family, listed as married, with daughter Bertha.

Children of James Odell10 and Flora I. (Foster) Whitney:

i. Bertha11 Whitney, b. ca. 1878, Casco, ME; m. 28 Apr 1897, Gray, ME, Randall B. Morrill, b. 26 Jun 1872, Raymond, ME, son of Jonas J. and Julia A. (Tripp) Morrill.

Census

12 12 Newcomb, Thomas 67 M W Farmer $2000 $676 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah C. 61 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Emily J. 17 F W Attending school Maine Attended school -----, Rebecca 90 F W Maine Illiterate Whitney, James O. 13 M W Works on Farm Maine Attended school

Horace LEONARD 29 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Isabel V. LEONARD 22 Wife F M W CAN Keeping House CAN CAN Charles R. LEONARD 7M Son M S W ME ME CAN Lena LEONARD 12 Niec F S W ME At Home ME ME Carrie LEONARD 10 Niec F S W ME At Home ME ME James O. WHITNEY 23 Oth M S W ME Laborer ME ME

Daniel LEIGHTON 64 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Deborah LEIGHTON 55 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Clara FOSTER 26 Dau F M W ME At Home ME ME . .. 20 SonL M S W ME Farmer ME ME Edmond R. FOSTER 26 Oth M M W ME Farmer ME ME Alice M. FOSTER 6 Oth F S W ME At School ME ME George B. FOSTER 5 Oth M S W ME ME ME William R. FOSTER 3 Oth M S W ME ME ME ?? 10M Son M S W ME ME ME Flora I. WHITNEY 18 Oth F M W ME ME ME Bertha WHITNEY 2 Oth F S W ME ME ME

24 24 Whitney, James Head W M Jan 1857 43 mar 23 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Flora I. Wife W F Sep 1861 38 mar 23 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine Morrill, Bertha Dau W F Sep 1877 22 mar 3 Maine Maine Maine -----, Virgie Niec W F May 1898 2 sgl Maine Maine Maine

  • 1920, Gray, Cumberland Co., ME: James resides with wife Flora.
  • 1930 & 1940, Gray, Cumberland Co., ME: James resides with his granddaughter, Virginia Maxwell.

References

  • Maine Marriages, 1705-1922; Ancestry.com
  • Marriages and Publishments of Gray, ME, 1778-1892; NEHGS
  • Maine Births, 1621-1922; Ancestry.com

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