Family:Whitney, William Alonzo (1835-1911)

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William Alonzo8 Whitney (William Greenlaw7, Enoch6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of William Greenlaw7 and Agnes (Smith) Whitney, was born 29 Oct 1835, Lee, ME,[1] and died 17 Oct 1911, Winn, ME.

He married, 4 Jul 1858, Lee, ME, Emma J. Twombly, daughter of John and Hannah (Knight) Twombly. She was born 16 Feb 1842,[2] No. 3 Township south of Lee, ME, and died 25 Jan 1932.

He resided Winn, ME.

Children of William Alonzo8 and Emma J. (Twombly) Whitney:

i. William Edgar9 Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1859, Lee, ME; d. 13 Sep 1936, Chester, ME; m. 14 Mar 1886, Chester, ME, Mabel Crocker.
ii. Henry T. Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1861, Lee, ME; d. 1943; m. 12 Sep 1881, Chester, ME, Alice M. Wyman.
iii. Clara A. Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1863, Lee, ME; d. 7 Feb 1883; m. 12 Feb 1880, Chester, ME, Fred W. Scott.
iv. Forest S. Whitney, b. Jul 1866, Lee, ME; d. 1943; m. 22 Dec 1895, Winn, ME, Mary Ella Gordon.
v. Edward B. Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1869, Lee, ME; d. 13 Jan 1943; unmarried.

Census

312 323 William A. Whitney 24 M - Farmer $400 $225 Me. Emma J. " 18 F - " William E. " 1 M - " William Wire 75 M - Farmer Me. Anna " 68 F - "

116 116 Whitney, William 34 M W Farmer $300 -- Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Emma 28 F W Keeping House " -----, Willie 11 M W " Attended school -----, Henry 9 M W " Attended school -----, Clara A. 7 F W " Attended school -----, Forest 4 M W " Attended school -----, Edwin 9/12 M W " Born in Sep 1869

William A. WHITNEY 42 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Emma J. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME William E. WHITNEY 20 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Henry T. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Clorry A. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME Forest S. WHITNEY 14 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Edward WHITNEY 10 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME

12 12 Whitney, Wm. A. Head W M Oct 1835 64 mar 42 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Emma J. Wife W F Feb 1842 58 mar 42 5ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Edward B. Son W M Sep 1869 30 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer

8 8 Whitney, William E. Head W M Jun 1859 41 mar 14 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Mabel Wife W F May 1860 40 mar 14 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, William Son W M Mar 1887 13 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Harry H. Son W M Nov 1890 10 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

4 4 Whitney, Henry E. Head W M Feb 1861 39 mar 18 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Alice M. Wife W F May 1861 39 mar 18 4ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Edward J. Son W M Mar 1892 8 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Clarie E. Dau W F Jan 1895 5 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Ivan V. Son W M Nov 1896 4 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Hazel D. Dau W F Apr 1898 2 sgl Maine Maine Maine Tash, Rosamand M. Srvt W F Oct 1884 16 sgl Maine Maine Maine House work Ireland, Wilber O. Srvt W M Feb 1873 27 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer Hunt, Burton E. Srvt W M Mar 1880 20 sgl Maine Maine Maine House carpentry

205 214 Farrington, Arthur B. Head W M May 1869 31 mar 3 Maine Maine Maine Carpenter, Rents house -----, Minnie E. Wife W F Nov 1874 25 mar 3 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Aura L. Dau W F Jun 1897 2 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Etta Dau W F Jul 1899 10m sgl Maine Maine Maine 215 Whitney, Forest S. Head W M Oct 1851 49 mar 4 Nova Scotia Nova Scotia Scotland Blacksmith, Rents house -----, Mary E. Wife W F Jan 1871 29 mar 4 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine

  • 1910, Winn, Penobscot Co., ME: Alonzo, 74, and Emma J. Whitney, 68, parents in the family of Edward B. Whitney, 40. Emma had had 5 children, of whom 4 were living.
  • 1920, Winn, Penobscot Co., ME: Emma J. Whitney, 77, mother in family of Edward B. Whitney, 49.
  • 1930, Winn, Penobscot Co., ME: Emma J. Whitney, 87, mother in family of Edward B. Whitney, 58.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "William A. [Whitney], b. 29 Oct 1835," also, "William Alonzo [Whitney], s/o William & Agnes, b. 29 Oct 1835," according to Lee, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Emma J. [Whitney], Mrs., b. 16 Feb 1842," according to Lee, Maine, Vital Records.


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