Family:Whitney, Willard Harrison (1835-1905)

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Willard Harrison8 Whitney (Sewell7, Jonathan6, (prob.) Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Sewell7 and Lucy (Craig) Whitney, was born 14 Jun 1835, East Corinth, ME, and died 1 Dec 1905, prob. Kenduskeag, ME.

He married, 24 May 1864, Corinth, ME, Clarra Lawrence, daughter of Abel and Nancy (Young) Lawrence. She was born 5 Sep 1839, Corinna, ME, and died 27 Sep 1895, Kenduskeag, ME.

In some records, Willard is mentioned as "Harry" Whitney.

Children of Willard Harrison and Clarra Lawrence) Whitney:

i. Ellacut "Ella" E. Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1864, East Corinth, ME; d. 20 Mar 1943; m. J. T. Kimball.
ii. Leland W. Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1869, East Corinth, ME, d. 3 Jun 1944; m. 5 Mar 1895, Corinth, ME, Mary R. Chandler.[1]
iii. Sarah E. Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1879, Kenduskeag, ME; m. 19 Mar 1912, Kenduskeag, ME, Auston T. Young. In the censuses of 1900 and 1910, she lives with her widowed father.

Census

577 474 Willard Whitney 26 M - Farmer $50 $30 Maine John " 22 M - " laborer $20 "

If John was Willard's brother Jonathan, he was 30, not 22.

184 184 Whitney, Willard 34 M W Farmer $900 $308 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Clara 31 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Ellacut 5 F W At School Maine Attended school -----, Leland W. 1 M W Maine Lawrence, Nancy 66 F W Maine

Willard H. WHITNEY 43 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Clara WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Ellerett WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME Leland W. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Sarah WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W ME ME ME Harvey JAMESON 21 Oth M S W ME ME ME

239 245 Whitney, Willard Head W M Jun 1835 65 wid Maine Maine Maine N.G., Owns free house -----, Sarah E. Dau W F Mar 1879 21 sgl Maine Maine Maine

49 50 Whitney, Leland Head W M Jun 1869 30 mar 5 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Rents farm -----, Minnie R. Wife W F Jun 1866 33 mar 5 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine Chandler, John B. FiL W M Mar 1837 63 wid Maine Maine Maine

References

  • Public Member Tree, Ancestry.com

1.^  "Leland W. Whitney of Corinth, age 25, farmer, son of Willard H. (b. Hudson, ME) and Clara Whitney and Mary R. Chandler, age 28, dressmaker, daughter of John B.(b. Corinth, Me.) and Ansilla Chandler. Intentions entered 25 February 1895, certified 2 March 1895," according to Corinth, Maine, Vital Records.


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