Family:Whitney, Jesse Coolidge (1841-1914)

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Jesse Coolidge9 Whitney (Asa8, Jonathan7, Jonathan6, Joseph5, Benjamin4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Asa8 and Rhoda (Blaisdell) Whitney, was born 6 May 1841, Jay, ME, and died 27 Jan 1914, Auburn, ME, aged 71 years 6 months 20 days, of uremic poisoning.

He married, 6 May 1868, Lowell, MA, Paulina Guild Farmer, of Lewiston, ME, daughter of Isaac and Abigail (Hathaway) Farmer.[1] She was born 27 Jan 1844, Temple, ME, and died 8 Jul 1921, Auburn, ME.

Private in Co. H, 14th Maine Infantry, in the Civil War. His widow, Pauline G. Whitney, received a Civil War widow's pension.

He resided Lewiston, ME, Chicago, IL, and Marshalltown, IA.

Children of Jesse Coolidge9 and Paulina Guild (Farmer) Whitney:

i. Ella Estella10 Whitney, b. 2 Sep 1872, Auburn, ME; d. 1946, Auburn, ME; m.(1) (int. 21 Nov 1894, Auburn, ME "both of Auburn"[2]) 4 Dec 1893, Lemuel David Bryant; divorced; m.(2) 13 Apr 1898, Gorham, NH, L. D. Bryant;[3] apparently divorced; m.(3) between 1900 and 1903, Frank Brown.
ii. Harvey David Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1878, Auburn, ME; d. 14 Jan 1973, Auburn, ME.

Census

44 47 Abner Fletcher 63 M - Farmer $1600 N.H. Betsey " 58 F - Me. Oliver F. " 22 M - ditto " Saphrona A. " 20 F - " Ruth B. " 18 F - " Sarah B. " 14 F - " Attended school Jesse C. Whitney 8 M - " Attended school

  • 1860: not found.
  • 1870: not found.

(poss.) 1870 U. S. Census, Maine, York Co., Biddeford, p. 83/165:

Corporation Boarding House 536 581 Watson, Nancy 55 F W Keeping Boardinghouse $500 Maine ... Whitney, Paulina 24 F W Works in Cotton Mill Maine ...

Jesse C. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W ME Soap Manuf. MA ME Paulina WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W ME Keeping House NH ME Estella E. WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W ME ME ME Harry D. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W ME ME ME

358 489 Whitney, Jesie Head W M May 1841 59 mar 33 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Lena G. Wife W F Nov 1843 56 mar 33 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Bryant, Stella E. Dau W F Sep 1872 27 div 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Clifford L. GSon W M Aug 1899 9m sgl Maine Maine Maine

... Whitney, Harry D. Stud W M Aug 1878 21 sgl Maine Maine Maine ...

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 209, page 180.

2.^  "Lemuel David Bryant and Estella E. Whitney, both of Auburn, [intentions] 21 November 1894," according to Auburn, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Stella E. Whitney (b. 1873, Auburn, ME, d. of Coolidge Whitney & Paulina Farmer ) & L. D. Bryant, m. 13 Apr 1898, Gorham, Coos Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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