Family:Whitney, Lemuel R. (c1847-a1930)

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Lemuel R.8 Whitney (Obediah Higgins7, Levi6, Abel5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Obediah Higgins and Louisa (Bangs) Whitney, was born about 1847, Windham, ME, and died after 1930, probably Milwaukee, WI.

He married, 27 Nov 1872, Gardner, MA, Mary C. Dodwell, daughter of John and Jane (-----) Dodwell.[1] She was born about 1850, Thompsonville, CT, and died between 1920 and 1930, probably Milwaukee, WI.

Children of Lemuel R.8 and Mary C. (Dodwell) Whitney:

i. Edna Maud9 Whitney, b. 10 May 1876, Gardner, MA;[2] m.(1) 12 Nov 1896, Milwaukee, WI, Addison Theodore Moore; m.(2) bef. 1920, ----- Sheery; m.(3) ca. 1921, Dan Martin.
ii. Fred B. Whitney, b. ca. 7 May 1876, Ottawa, Canada; d. 22 Jul 1879, Gardner, MA, aged 3 years 2 months 15 days, of scarlet fever.[3]
iii. George Burton Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1879, Gardner, MA;[4] d. aft. 1920, then unmarried.
iv. Mary Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1886, Gardner, MA;[5] d. 3 Feb 1886, Gardner, MA, aged 3 days, of malformation [given name omitted].[6]

Census

Samuel WHITNEY 32 Self M M W ME Works In Chair Shop ME ME Mary C. WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W CT Keeping House SCOT SCOT George B. WHITNEY 7M Son M S W MA ME CT Edna M. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W MA ME CT Annie M. WHITNEY 23 Sis F S W ME Works In Cane Shop ME ME

2 2 Whitney, Lemuel R. Head W M Nov 1849 50 mar 28 Maine Maine Maine Chair maker, Rents house -----, Mary C. Wife W F Mar 1848 50 mar 28 4ch 2liv Connecticut England Scotland Moore, Edna M. Dau W F May 1876 24 mar 4 3ch 2liv Massachusetts Maine Connecticut Clerk Whitney, George B. Son W M May 1878 22 sgl Massachusetts Maine Connecticut Bill clerk Moore, Mariner GSon W M Oct 1898 2 sgl Wisconsin Unknown Massachusetts -----, Fred B. GSon W M Jan 1900 4m sgl Wisconsin Unknown Massachusetts

  • 1905 State, Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, p. 20:

371 Whitney, Lemuel Head W M 57 mar Maine Maine Pattern maker, Rents house -----, Mary C. Wife W F 57 mar Connecticut Scotland -----, George Son W M 21 sgl Massachusetts Maine Conn. Office clerk Moore, Maude W. Dau W F 28 mar Massachusetts Maine Conn. Book keeper -----, Mariner W. GSon W M 8 sgl Wisconsin Wis. Mass. -----, Fred B. GSon W M 5 sgl Wisconsin Wis. Mass.

  • 1910, 328 Hanover St., Milwaukee Ward 3, Milwaukee Co., WI, p. 4A:

46 58 Whitney, Lemuel R. Head M W 62 mar36 Maine Maine Maine Pattern maker machinery co., Rents house -----, Mary C. Wife F 2 60 mar36 4ch 2liv Connecticut Scotland Scotland None Moore, Edna Maud Dau F W 34 wid 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Maine Connecticut Operator telephone co. -----, Mariner GSon M W 12 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Massachusetts None -----, Burton F. GSon M W 10 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Massachusetts None Whitney, George B. Son M W 28 sgl Massachusetts Maine Connecticut Water reader city dept. Bohmann, Louisa Srvt F W 18 sgl Ger. Ger. Ger. Servant private family Bol, John Ldgr M W 21 sgl Nor. Nor. Nor. Draghtsman auto mfg. co.

  • 1920, 504 Grove St., Milwaukee Ward 12, Milwaukee Co., WI, p. 1B:

8 24 Whitney, George B. Son M W 38 sgl Massachusetts Maine Connecticut Inspector city govt., Rents Whitney, Lemuel R. Head M W 69 mar Maine Maine Maine None, Rents Whitney, Mary C. Wife F W 67 mar Connecticut Scotland Scotland None Moore, Fred B. Brdr M W 20 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Massachusetts Switchtender railway Seerey, Edna Mrs. DiL F W 39 wid Massachusetts Maine Connecticut Clerk office

  • 1930, 3105 St. Pauls Ave., Milwaukee, Milwaukee Co., WI, p. 12A/164:

4 7 Hayes, Ellen Head F W 67 wid 21 Wisconsin Irish Free State Irish Free State None Owns, $5000 8 Martin, Dan Head M W 54 mar 45 Pennsylvania Michigan Michigan Machinist steel mill, Rents, $45 -----, Edna Wife F W 41 mar 32 Massachusetts Maine Connecticut None Whitney, Lemuel FiL M W 83 wid 25 Maine England Maine None

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 246, page 261.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 261, page 319.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 312, page 336.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 306, page 276.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 369, page 327.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 375, page 403.


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