Family:Whitney, Joseph Stockbridge (1838-1909)

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Joseph Stockbridge7 Whitney (Joseph Stockbridge6, Abraham5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Joseph Stockbridge6 and Betsey (Philbrick) Whitney, was born 16 May 1838, Rome, ME, and died 20 Jul 1909, Augusta, ME.

He "Jr." "of Augusta" married, 20 Aug 1859, Augusta, ME, Esther Prebble "of Winslow".[1] She was born about 1842, and died after 1900.

He, aged 24, enlisted on 25 Aug 1862 as a Private, Co. G, 19th Maine Infantry, and was discharged on 23 May 1865. He was listed as deserted 27 Jun 1863 (place not stated), and returned 15 Aug 1863 (place not stated).

Children of Joseph Stockbridge7 and Esther (Prebble) Whitney:

i. Charles W.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1859, ME.
ii. Fred F. Whitney, b. ca. 1861, ME.
ii. Flora Bell Whitney, b. ca. Jul 1871; d. 20 Nov 1872, Augusta, ME, aged 16 months.[2]
ii. Flora Bell Whitney, b. ca. 9 Nov 1873; d. 29 Apr 1874, Augusta, ME, aged 5 months 20 days.[3]

Census

509 607 Joseph S. Whitney 47 M - Millman Me. Elizabeth Whitney 44 F - Me. Martha A. Whitney 19 F - Me. Robert Whitney 18 M - Truckman Me. John Whitney 17 M - Truckman Me. Joseph Whitney 12 M - Me. Attended school Mary E. Whitney 4 F - Me. Attended school Eunice Tracey 16 F - Me.

988 1063 Joseph Whitney 58 M - " Betsy Whitney 53 F - Maine Joseph S. " Jr 23 M - Raftsman " Esther " 19 F - " Charles " 1/12 M - " Adeline Preble 18 F - " Frances A. Whitney 4 M - "

Frances A. Whitney was his niece, daughter of brother John P. Whitney.

84 92 Whitney, Joseph 32 M W River Driver Maine Male citizen over 21 " Esther 28 F " Keeping House " " Charles W. 11 M " " Attended school " Fred F. 9 " " " Attended school

Joseph S. WHITNEY 41 Self M M W ME River Driver ME ME Esther WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Fred F. WHITNEY 18 Son M S W ME River Driver ME ME Jennie COTTLE 17 Oth F S W ME Works Printg. Off. ME ME

161 192 Whitney, Joseph Head W M May 1838 62 mar 41 Maine Maine Maine Lumberman, Owns free house -----, Esther Wife W F Apr 1841 59 mar 41 4ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine

294 301 Whitney, Fred Head W M Dec 1863 36 mar 12 Maine Maine Maine Painter, Owns free house -----, Nettie E. Wife W F Jan 1866 34 mar 12 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Stanley P. Son W F Dec 1898 1 sgl Maine Maine Maine

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Joseph S. [Whitney] Jr. and Esther Pribble of Winslow, [married] Aug. 21, 1859," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197. Also, "Joseph S. [Whitney] of Augusta and Miss Ester Pribble, [married] 21 Aug. 1859," according to Lang, Sara Drummond, comp., Vital records of Winslow, Maine, to the year 1892, births, marriages and deaths ([Auburn, Me.: Press of Merrill & Webber company], 1937).

2.^  "Flora Bell [Whitney], d. of Joseph S. and Esther, [died] Nov. 20, 1872, a. 16m.," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 467-468.

3.^  "Flora Bell [Whitney], d. of Joseph S. and Esther, [died] April 29, 1874, a. 5m. 20d.," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 467-468.


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