Family:Whitney, Reuben (1828-1892)

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Reuben7 Whitney (Reuben6, Phineas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Reuben6 and Lucy (Sawyer) Whitney, was baptized 20 Nov 1828, Brunswick, ME,[1] and died 1 May 1892.

Marriage intentions were published 24 Sep 1853, Lewiston, ME, for him "Mr." "of Lewiston" and "Miss" Mary E. Allen "of Bowdoin".[2] He married firstly, before 1854, Mary E. Allen.[3] She was born 15 May 1833, Brunswick, ME,[4] and died 13 Sept 1870, Brunswick, ME, aged 37 years, 4 months.[5]

He married secondly, 12 Oct 1872, Brunswick, ME, Melissa Ellen Cox,[6] daughter of Sewall and Charlotte Lamb (Johnson) Cox. She was born 14 Dec 1849, and died 1913.

All three are buried in Hillside Cemetery, Lisbon Falls, ME.

Children of Reuben7 and Mary E. (Allen) Whitney:

i. Frank R.8 Whitney, bapt. 27 Mar 1854, Brunswick, ME;[7] m. 2 Sep 1875, Lewiston, ME, Annie A. Stevens, b. Sep 1850, ME. Children:
a. George H.8 Whitney, b. Sep 1878, ME.
b. Herbert G. Whitney, b. Sep 1879, ME.
ii. Ellen Laura Whitney, bapt. 11 Jun 1855, Brunswick, ME;[8] m. ("of Brunswick" int. 26 Sep 1874, Durham, ME[9]) 9 Oct 1874, Lewiston, ME, Leander Moulton "of Durham".
iii. Emma Flora Whitney, bapt. 3 Sep 1856, Brunswick, ME;[10] m. ("of Lewiston" int. 7 Sep 1877, Auburn, ME "of Auburn"[11]) 15 Sep 1877, Lewiston, ME, Ellery Sinclair.
iv. Herbert A. Whitney, bapt. 15 Dec 1857, Brunswick, ME;[12] d. aft. 1900; m. 22 Apr 1885, Lewiston, ME, Josie A. Meades, who apparently d. bef. 1900.
v. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, bapt. 14 Nov 1860, Brunswick, ME;[13] m. (int. 18 Feb 1881, Auburn, ME) 26 Apr 1881, Lisbon, ME, Frederick D. Merrill "of Auburn".[14]
vi. Susan A. Whitney, bapt. 13 Sep 1862, Brunswick, ME;[15] d. 13 Feb 1877, aged 14 years 5 months, Brunswick, MA;[16] bur. in Hillside Cemetery, Lisbon Falls, ME.

Child of Reuben7 and Melissa Ellen (Cox) Whitney:

vii. Charlotte May8 Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1876, Brunswick, ME.
viii. Susie Belle Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1880, Brunswick, ME.

Census

194 223 Daniel Morse 29 M - Grader Mass. Mary K. Morse 30 F - Maine 224 George Winslow 47 M - Trader " ... Reubin Whitney 21 M - Shoe Maker Me. ...

388 406 Reuben Whitney 28 M - Farmer $500 $190 Maine Mary E. Whitney 26 F - [Maine] Frank B. Whitney 6 M - [Maine] Attended school Jana E. Whitney 5 F - [Maine] Attended school Flora E. Whitney 3 F - [Maine] Herbert A. Whitney 2 M - [Maine]

579 590 Whitney, Reuben 40 M W Farm Laborer $800 $450 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 37 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Frank R. 16 M W At Home Maine Attended school -----, Ellen L. 14 F W At Home Maine Attended school -----, Emma F. 13 F W At Home Maine Attended school -----, Herbert A. 12 M W At Home Maine Attended school -----, Lizzie M. 9 F W Maine Attended school -----, Susie A. 7 F W Maine Attended school

Ruben WHITNEY 48 Self M M W ME Shoemaker ME ME Millissa WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Lottie M. WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME

319 464 Perry, Annette Head W F Mar 1840 60 wid 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine N.G., Owns free house Whitney, Melicay Srvt W F Jan 1850 50 wid Maine Maine Maine Servant Collis, Elizeberth Sist W F Mar 1840 60 wid Maine Maine Maine

71 71 Wing, Nathan D. Head W M Sep 1850 49 mar 24 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Lucinda M. Wife W F Aug 1846 53 mar 24 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Carrie E. Dau W F Mar 1885 15 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Raymond B. Cous W M Aug 1886 13 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school Whitney, Chillotte M. Brdr W F Feb 1876 24 sgl Maine Maine Maine School teacher Masterman, Benj. W. Brdr W M Jul 1814 85 wid Maine New Hampshire New Hampshire

148 254 Whitney, Frank R. Head W M Mar 1854 46 mar 23 Maine Maine Maine Electrician city, Rents house -----, Annie A. Wife W F Sep 1850 49 mar 23 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, George H. Son W M Sep 1878 21 sgl Maine Maine Maine Electrician telephone Bailey, Emma Niec W F Oct 1880 19 sgl Maine Maine Maine Editor childrens dept.

74 87 Dinsmore, George T. Head W M Apr 1861 39 mar 6 Maine Maine Maine Electrician, Owns free house -----, Ada B. Wife W F May 1863 37 mar 6 1ch 0liv Maine Scotland Scotland Whitney, Herbert G. Brdr W M Sep 1879 20 sgl Maine Maine Maine Electrician

4 4 [530 prisoners] Whitney, Herbert A. Prsn W M Dec 1858 41 wid Maine Maine Maine [31 prisoners]

References

1.^  "Reuben Whitney, bapt. 20 Nov 1829," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Intention of marriage entered by Mr. Reuben Whitney of Lewiston and Miss Mary E. Allen of Bowdoin 24 September 1853," according to Hodgkin, Douglas I., comp., Records of Lewiston, Maine: Volume 2. Town Records 1852-1863 and Vital Records Prior to 1865 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2002).

3.^  "Reuben Whitney and Mary E. Allen, married [-----]," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Mary E. (Allen) Whitney, wife of Reuben, b. 15 May 1833," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Mrs. Mary E. Whitney died 13 Sept 1870, age 37y, 4 mo.," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

6.^  "Reuben Whitney, and Melissa E. Cox, both of Brunswick, m. 12 Oct 1872," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

7.^  "Frank R. Whitney, son of Reuben and Mary E. (Allen), bapt. 27 Mar 1854," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

8.^  "Ellen L. Whitney, daughter of Reuben and Mary E. (Allen), bapt. 11 Jun 1855," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

9.^  "Mr. Leander Moulton of Durham and Miss Ellen L. Whitney of Brunswick, [intentions] 26 September 1874," according to Durham, Maine, Vital Records.

10.^  "Emma F. Whitney, daughter of Reuben and Mary E. (Allen), bapt. 3 Sep 1856," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

11.^  "Elery J. Sinclair of Auburn and Emma Whitney of Lewiston, [intentions] 7 September 1877," according to Auburn, Maine, Vital Records.

12.^  "Herbert A. Whitney, son of Reuben and Mary E. (Allen), bapt. 15 Dec 1857," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

13.^  "Mary E. Whitney, daughter of Reuben and Mary E. (Allen), bapt. 14 Nov 1860," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

14.^  "Frederick D. Merrill of Auburn and Miss Mary E. Whittey (Whitney in marriage) of Lewiston, [intentions] 18 February 1881," and "Frederick D. Merrill or Auburn and Miss Mary E. Whitney of Lewiston, [married] 26 April 1881 in Lisbon," according to Auburn, Maine, Vital Records.

15.^  "Susan A. Whitney, daughter of Reuben and Mary E. (Allen), bapt. 13 Sep 1862," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

16.^  "Miss Susie A. Whitney died 13 Feb 1877, age 14 y, 5 mo.," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.


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