Family:Whitney, Richard M. (1821-1887)

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Richard M.8 Whitney (Moses7, Moses6, Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Moses7 and Sarah (Hamlin) Whitney, was born 25 Feb 1821 (twin), Raymond, ME,[1] and died 15 Dec 1887, Standish, ME.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 28 Oct 1843, Standish, ME, for him and Harriet Weeks "both of Standish".[3]) He married, 7 Dec 1842, Standish, ME, Harriet Weeks "both of Standish",[4] daughter of Samuel and Eleanor (West) Weeks. She was born about 1829, ME.

They resided Standish, ME.

Children of Richard M.8 and Harriet (Weeks) Whitney:

i. Lucy E.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1848, ME; "Miss" m. 7 Aug 1870, Standish, ME, Augustus A. Bangs, "both of Standish".[5]
ii. Clary Whitney, b. ca. 1851, Standish, ME; d. Sep, 1869, Standish, ME, aged 17 of Typhoid fever.[6]
iii. John A. Whitney, b. ca. 1856, ME; "John N." m. 14 Sep 1878, Standish, ME, Martha E. Gray.

Census

252 271 Richard Whitney 26 M - Blacksmith Maine Harriet " 21 F - " Lucy E. " 2 F - " 272 Samuel Weeks 65 M - " Eleanor " 58 F - " Lucy " 18 F - "

298 314 Richard Whitney 37 M - Blacksmith $350 $100 Maine Harriet " 23 F - Seamstress " Lucy M. " 12 F - " Attended school Clary " 9 F - " Attended school John " 3 M - "

318 322 Whitney, Richard 48 M W Blacksmith $600 -- Raymond, Me. Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet 41 F W Keeping house Standish, " -----, Lucy M. 22 F W Sempstress " -----, John A. 14 M W " Attended school

Richard WHITNEY 55 Self M M W ME Blacksmith ME ME Harriet A. WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W ME Coat Maker ME ... John A. WHITNEY 25 Son M M W ME Cooper ME ... Martha E. WHITNEY 21 DauL F M W ME Coat Making ME ...

80 83 Whitney, John A. Head W M Mar 1855 45 mar 21 Maine Maine Maine Kesoman clothing, Owns free house -----, Martha E. Wife W F Jun 1858 41 mar 21 1ch 0liv Maine New Hampshire Massachusetts Tailoress

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Richard [Whitney], ch. of Moses and Sarah, b. 25 Feb. 1821 (twin)," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Richard [Whitney], d. 15 Dec 1887," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Richard M. [Whitney], and Harriet Weeks, both of Standish, [intentions] filed 28 Oct 1843, Certified 12 Nov 1843," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Richard M. [Whitney], and Harriet Weeks, both of Standish, m. 7 Dec 1842 by Ebenezer Moulton, J.P.," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Lucy M. [Whitney], Miss, and Augustus A. Bangs, both of Standish, m. 7 Aug 1870 by Rev Thomas Strout," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

6.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.


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