Family:Whitney, Jeremiah C. (1804-1873)

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Jeremiah C. Whitney (Phinehas, (poss.) John5, (poss.) Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Phinehas and Mary (Crommitt) Whitney, was born 28 Feb 1804, Phillips (or Waterville or Farmington), ME,[1] and died 3 Mar 1873, possibly in Presque Isle or Monticello, ME, aged 69 years 2 days. He is buried in Fairmount Cemetery in Presque Isle, ME.

He married firstly, before 1834, Lydia Mason. She was born 19 Aug 1814, Oromocto, NB, and died 27 Sep 1856, probably in Presque Isle, ME. She is buried in Fairmount Cemetery in Presque Isle, ME.

He married secondly, 26 Mar 1857, Houlton, ME, Susan (Tegart) Butler ("Butter" in marriage record). She was born about 1822, Ireland, and died after 1900. She had married firstly, 12 Nov 1843, Houlton, ME, Charles A. Butler.

Children of Jeremiah C. and Lydia (Mason) Whitney:

i. Orrin Whitney, b. May 1834; m. Hannah E. Goss "both of Presque Isle". He is buried in the Fairmount Cemetery in Presque Isle, ME.
ii. Fanny Whitney, b. ca. 1834 or 1836, Bangor, ME; m. before 1856, William H. Hooper.
ii. George F. Whitney, b. 1 Jun 1837, NB; d. 18 Sep 1893; bur. Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, ME; m. Henrietta F. Butler.
ii. Lydia A. Whitney, b. ca. 1844, NB; d. 4 Feb 1898, Barre, MA, aged 51 years 4 months 1 day, of pneumonia;[2] m. 7 Nov 1880, Everett, MA, George M. Luce, both of Presque Isle, ME.[3]
iii. Phebe E. Whitney, b. May 1845, ME; d. 17 Aug 1878, Presque Isle, ME, aged 33 years 3 months. She is buried in the Fairmount Cemetery in Presque Isle, ME. Her grave marker is inscribed: Phebe E. Whitney died Aug. 17, 1878, age 33 years & 3 months. Thirty of her business associates have erected this momento of their appreciation of her many virtues.
iv. Jeremiah Whitney, b. ca. 1850, ME.

Children of Jeremiah C. and Susan (Tegart)(Butler) Whitney:

v. Wentworth "Wintie" Whitney, b. ca. 1857, prob. Presque Isle, ME; died 23 May 1861, age 3 years & 5 months, prob. in Presque Isle, ME. He is buried there in the Fairmount Cemetery.

Census

563 566 Jeremiah Whitney 56 M - Inn Keeper $8000 $800 Maine Susan " 38 F - Ireland George " 23 M - Teamster Maine Lydia " 16 F - " Attended school Phebe " 14 F - " Attended school Jeremiah " 10 M - " Attended school Wentworth " 3 M - " Henriette Butler 16 F - " Attended school Marion " 14 F - " Attended school Charles " 11 M - " Attended school Robert Brown 22 M - Laborer " [and 18 other occupants of the inn]

51 51 Whitney, Jeremiah 66 M W Hotel Keeper $7000 $1000 Waterville Male citizen over 21 " Susan 48 F W Keeping house Ireland Parents foreign born " George 33 M W Clerk in Hotel N. Brunswick Mother foreign born, Male citizen over 21 " Lydia A. 26 F W Clerk in P.O. $800 N. Brunswick Mother foreign born Butler, Henrietta 25 F W House work Houlton Willson, Eliza 19 F W Table Girl N. Brunswick Parents foreign born " Jane 22 F W Cook in Hotel " Parents foreign born Christopher, George 79 M W Gardener Waltham, Mass. Male citizen over 21 Mulholland, James 34 M W Lawyer $100 Eastport, Me. Male citizen over 21 " Annie J. 22 F W Pembroke, " Taggart, Henrietta 6 F W Houlton, " Attended school

George F. WHITNEY 45 Self M M W N.B. Hotel Keeper MAINE N.B. Hennretta F. WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W ME. Keeping House ME. IRELAND Llewlyn P. WHITNEY 4 Son M S W ME. N.B. ME. Avis G. WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W ME. N.B. ME. Suson WHITNEY 58 MotL F W W IRELAND IRELAND IRELAND Lydia A. WHITNEY 56 Sis F S W N.B. Postmaster P.G. ME. N.B. Jane WATSON 29 Oth F S W N.B. Servant Girl N.B. N.B. Lizzie CHARE 39 Oth F S W ME. Cook In Hotel ME. ME. Lizzie SOCIA 20 Oth F S W ME. Servant Girl ME. ME. Maggie MOONEY 17 Oth F S W N.H. Servant N.H. N.H. Melvina MORRIS 23 Oth F S W ME. Table Girl ME. ME. John HONYCOMB 46 Oth M S W ME. Clerk In Hotel ME. ME. Harris HWARD 20 Oth M S W ME. Hostler ME. ME. Daniel BISHOP 17 Oth M S W ME. Servant Boy ME. ME. Timothy DONAHOE 60 Oth M S W IRELAND Gardner IRELAND IRELAND L. HATHAWAY 39 Oth M S W ME. Physician ME. ME. J. N. HATHAWAY 21 Oth M S W ME. Student Of Medecine ME. ME. N. E. WIGGIN 28 Oth M S W ME. Jeweler ME. ME. Jas. MULHOLLAND 44 Oth M M W ME. Lawyer IRELAND IRELAND Freeman GOODHUE 43 Oth M M W ME. Painter ME. ME. (Continued)

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "28 Feb 1804 Jeremiah C., s. Phinehas Whitney and Mary [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 483, page 632.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 317, page 86.


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