Family:Whitney, Joseph H. (1832-1897)

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Joseph H.7 Whitney (Stephen6, Stephen5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Stephen6 and Abigail (Mayberry) Whitney, was born 7 Apr 1832, Mechanic Falls, ME, and died 4 Jan 1897, New Haven, CT.

He married 6 Jul 1851, Hannah Caswell Montfort, daughter of Amos and Sarah (Field) Montfort. She was born 30 Mar 1831, Lisbon, ME, and died 7 Oct 1871, South Meriden, CT.

Children of Joseph H.7 and Hannah Caswell (Montfort) Whitney:

i. Sarah E.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1852, prob. Westbrook, ME.
ii. Edwin L. Whitney, b. ca. 1855, prob. Westbrook, ME; is it he in the 1880 census of Poland, ME?
iii. Imogene Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1862, South Meriden, CT; d. 21 Oct 1913, Newington, CT; m. 4 Sep 1895 Raymond Howard Willoughby. Census:
1870, she is called "Emma J. Whitney"
1900, she is called "Emma Willoughby"
1910, she is called "Emmajean Willoughby"

One could conclude that she was known as Imogene or Emmajean within the family, or Emma is a nickname for Imogene.

Census

267 290 Joseph H. Whitney 29 M - Mechanic Maine Hannah C. " 29 F - " Sarah E. " 8 F - " Attended school Edwin L. " 5 M - " Attended school

1380 1919 Whitney, J. H. 39 M W Cutler $300 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, H. C. 39 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Edwin L. 15 M W At Home Maine -----, Emma J. 7 F W Conn. 1920 Wright, Chas. 23 M W Carpenter Mass. Married in Aug, Male citizen over 21 -----, Ella S. 18 F W Keeping House Maine Married in Aug 1921 Young, Frank 35 M W Cutler Canada Parents foreign born, Nonvote -----, Celia 32 F W Keeping House Canada Parents foreign born -----, Jos. 9 M W Conn. Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, Celia 15 F W At Home Conn. Parents foreign born -----, Emma 7 F W Conn. Parents foreign born

  • 1880: not found.
  • 1880, son Edwin not found.

References

D.A.R. Genealogy Library, Washington, D.C.: G.R.C. 1986; S2, V55.2, The American Ancestry of Imogene Whitney


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