Family:Whitney, Sumner (1809-1887)

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Sumner Whitney (Phinehas, (poss.) John5, (poss.) Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Phinehas and Mary (Crommitt) Whitney, was born 5 Mar 1809, Phillips, ME (also listed as Sommer Whitney),[1] and died 1 Apr 1887, Presque Isle, ME. He was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, ME.

He married, 5 Aug 1835, Houlton, ME, Diana Broadstreet, daughter of Nathaniel and Sally (Parkhurst) Bradstreet. She was born about 1820, Palermo, ME, and died 13 Jan 1909, Presque Isle, ME. She was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, ME.

Children of Sumner and Diana (Broadstreet) Whitney:

i. Joseph Warren Whitney, b. ca. 1837, ME; d. 28 Apr 1857, Presque Isle, ME; bur. Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, ME.
ii. George W. Whitney, b. ca. 1841, ME; d. 24 Apr 1886, Presque Isle, ME; bur. Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, ME.
iii. James Franklin Whitney, b. ca. 1843, Bridgewater, ME; m. Sophronia O/Q. Nason.
iv. Oscar Whitney, b. ca. 1845, ME; not found in 1870 or 1880 censuses.
v. Mary C. Whitney, b. ca. 1847, ME; d. 27 Jan 1862, Presque Isle, ME; bur. Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, ME.
vi. Fanny Whitney, b. ca. 1849, ME; d. 28 Apr 1854, Presque Isle, ME; bur. Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, ME.
vii. Eugene Sumner Whitney, b. ca. Jan 1854, Presque Isle, ME; m. Ada "Addie" Fitzgerald.
viii. Dora B. Whitney, b. ca. 1855; d. 28 Sep 1856, Presque Isle, ME; bur. Fairmount Cemetery, Presque Isle, ME.

Census

5 5 Sumner Whitney 41 M - Tavern Keeper $1200 Me. Dianna " 30 F - Me. Warren " 13 M - Me. Attended school George " 9 M - Me. Attended school Franklin " 7 M - Me. Attended school Oscar " 3 M - Me. Attended school Fanny " 1 M - Me. F. N. Keen 22 M - Laborer Me. Florentine " 19 F - Me. Albina " 4/12 F - Me. Emeline Jewell 19 F - Me. Mary Cook 13 F - Me. Attended school

553 554 Sumner Whitney 51 M - Farmer $7000 $1200 Maine Diana " 40 F - " George " 19 M - " Attended school Mary " 13 F - " Attended school Franklin " 17 M - " Attended school Oscar " 15 M - " Attended school Eugene " 6 M - " Sarah Broadstreet 75 F - "

30 30 Whitney, Sumner 61 M W Farmer $10000 $1300 Phillipps Male citizen over 21 " Dianna 50 F W Keeping house Palermo " Eugene S. 15 M W At Home Presque Isle Attended school " James F. 26 M W Working on farm Bridgewater Male citizen over 21 " Sophronia 29 F W House work Sacarappa " Fred P. 2 M W Presque Isle Bell, Melvin 19 M W Working on farm Dalton Attended school

Sumner WHITNEY 71 Self M M W ME. Farmer --- --- Donna WHITNEY 60 Wife F M W ME. Keeping House ME. ME. Sarah SPAY 16 Oth F S W ME. Servant N.B. N.B.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "5 Mar 1809 Sommer, s. Phinehas Whitney and Mary [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records. Also, "5 Mar 1809 Sumner, s. Phinehas Whitney and Mary [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records.


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