Family:Whitney, Leander Shepherd (1853-1898)

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Leander Shepherd8 Whitney (Thomas Emmons7 alias Thomas C.7, Ebenezer6, Samuel5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Thomas Emmons7 alias Thomas C.7 and Hepsabeth (Brown) Whitney, was born about Aug 1853, Etna, ME, and died 26 Dec 1898, Bowdoin, ME, aged 45 years 4 months, farmer, of hypertrophia and asthma of heart.

He married, before 1870, Lucinda Lila Thornton. She was born Mar 1853, Montreal, QC, Canada, and died after 1898.

Children of Leander8 and Lucy Lila (Thornton) Whitney:

i. Susan V.9 Whitney, b. 24 Feb 1870, Richmond, ME; "Dlora" in 1870 census record; "Susie C." in 1900 census; m.(1) 11 Mar 1889, Bath, ME, Edwin Moses Babb; m.(2) 25 Dec 1933, ME, Sidney M. Hopkins.
ii. Lula J. Whitney, b. 9 Nov 1871, Richmond, ME.
iii. Gertrude V. Whitney, b. 9 Jul 1874, Richmond, ME.
iv. Viola Angie Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1876, Richmond, ME; d. 10 Jul 1893, Richmond, ME, aged 17 years.
v. May Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1886, Richmond, ME.
vi. June Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1886, Richmond, ME.
vii. Jane E. Whitney, b. ca. 1885, Gardiner, ME; m. 30 Jan 1907, Boston, MA [recorded Malden, MA], George Daniels, b. ca. 1881, Wolfboro, NH, son of James and Mary (Johnson) Daniels.[1] Illegitimate son, paternity unknown:
a. Everett Roland10 Whitney, b. 19 Jan 1906, Boston, MA,[2] or West Brookline, MA;[3] d. 28 Jun 1953, Gardiner, ME; m. Evelyn L. -----.
viii. May Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1886, Richmond, ME; d. Sep 1888, Richmond, ME.
ix. Maud Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1889, Richmond, ME.
x. Thomas Roland Whitney, b. 16 Apr 1892, Bowdoin, ME; mother named as Lucy Lila Thornton.
xi. Leander Shirley Whitney, Jr., b. 8 Mar 1894, Bowdoin, ME; d. 30 Oct 1920, Augusta, ME, of apoplexy and heart disease; his birth record calls his mother Lucinda Taintor, born Montreal, Canada, and her 12th child. He served as a Private, 152nd Depot Brigade, U.S. Army, in World War I; enlisted 4 Sep 1918, Augusta, ME, and discharged 16 Dec 1918. He is buried in Maple Grove Cemetery, Augusta, ME.

Census

327 342 Whitney, Leander S. 21 M W Laborer Me. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucy 18 F W Keeping House Me. -----, Dlora 3/12 F W Me. Born in Feb -----, Hepsibath 55 F W Keeping House Me.

Leander WHITNEY 29 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Lucinda WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ENG ME Susan V. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W ME ME ME Gertrude M. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W ME ME ME Viola WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W ME ME ME Hepisbeth WHITNEY 69 Moth F W W ME ME ME

145 145 Brown, Eliza F. Head W F Jun 1847 52 sgl Maine Maine Maine Matron orphan home, House ... Whitney, Maud ---- W F Mar 1889 11 Maine Whitney, Thomas ---- W M May 1892 8 Maine Whitney, Leonard ---- W M May 1894 6 Maine ...

205 207 Babb, Edwin W. Head W M Jan 1859 41 mar 11 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Susie C. Wife W F Feb 1870 30 mar 11 3ch 1liv Maine Maine Canada E. -----, Eva M. Dau W F Jun 1881 18 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Grace V. Dau W F Feb 1898 2 sgl Maine Maine Maine Hamilton Reuben Brdr W M Mar 1851 49 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer Whitney, Lucy MiL W F Mar 1853 47 wid 15ch 6liv Canada E. Canada E. Maine Immig. 1855

References

  • Census records.
  • Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922; Ancestry.com
  • Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922; Ancestry.com
  • U.S., Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Ancestry.com
  • U.S., WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942; Ancestry.com
  • Maine Marriages, 1892-1996; Ancestry.com

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 573, page 24, and volume 571, page 564.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 561, page 14..

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 559, page 517.


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