Family:Whitney, Prelett A. (1846-a1900)

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Prelett A.8 Whitney (Sumner7, Marshall Hill6, Barnabas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Sumner7 and Elizabeth J. (Burbank) Whitney, was born Aug 1846, ME, and died after 1900.

He married, 10 Oct 1868, Rockland, ME, Lydia A. Butler,[1] daughter of Christopher and Sarah (-----) Butler. She was born 4 Aug 1846, Union, ME. They were divorced Dec 1884, Knox Co., ME.[2] She "Aurelia L." m.(2) 14 Apr 1896, Melrose, MA, Wesley C. Newdick, b. ca. 1855, Georgetown, ME, son of Thomas and Eliza (-----) Newdick.[3]

Children of Prelett A.8 and Lydia A. (Butler) Whitney:

i. Carrie A.9 Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1867, Rockland, ME.


47 54 Whitney, Sumner 47 M W Lim. Manufacture $7000 $8000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth J. 50 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Prelet A. 23 M W Lim. Manufacture Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia 23 F W Maine -----, Abby 21 F W Maine -----, Edwin W. 18 M W Maine -----, Cary A. 9/12 F W Maine Born in Aug

Prelette A. WHITNEY 34 Self M M W ME Laborer ME ME Lydia WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W ME House Keeper ME ME Carrie WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W ME Scholar ME ME Oscar BUTLER 29 Oth M W ME Painter ME ME

112 117 Whitney, Prelet A. Head W M Aug 1846 53 sgl Maine Maine Maine Milch vendor, Owns free house


  • Census records.

1.^  Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900, at

2.^  Maine, Divorce Records, 1798-1891, from

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 461, page 302.

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