Family:Whitney, William Henry A. (1843-1905)

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William Henry A.8 Whitney (Peleg Tallman7, Benjamin6, Abraham5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Peleg Tallman7 and Mary E. (Varney) Whitney, was born 21 Apr 1843, ME, and died 11 Mar 1905, Bangor, ME. He was buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, ME.[1]

In most records he is called simply Henry A. Whitney. The exceptions are the 1850 census and his marriage record.

He married, 28 Nov 1867, Penobscot Co., ME, Maryetta Lockwood, daughter of Seth and Julia (?Foster?) Lockwood. She was born about 1847-8, Amherst, ME, and died 15 Apr 1915, Bangor, ME. She was buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, ME.[2]

He resided Orono, ME.

He served as a Private, Corporal, Sergeant, and Quartermaster's Sergeant in the Civil War in Co. A, 15th Maine Infantry, enlisted 7 Nov 1861, discharged 5 Jul 1866. Henry A. and Marietta Whitney each received a pension from the U. S. government as a result of his service in the Civil War.

Children of William Henry A.8 and Maryetta (Lockwood) Whitney:

i. Minnie T. (Mary)9 Whitney, b. ca. 13 Dec 1868, ME; d. 20 May 1901, Bangor, ME, aged 32 years 5 months 7 days; bur. Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, ME;[3] m. 29 Apr 1889, Bangor, ME, William H. McKechnie.

Census

368 368 Widow Thomas Whitney 54 F - Inn Keeper $8000 $1600 Me. Jennie 18 F - " Moses Willey 19 M - Horsler " Attended school John Ricker 73 M - Dr. $2000 " Charlotte " 68 F - " Charles B. Emerson 20 M - Clerk " Wm. A. Palmer 34 M - " " Lander Clark 21 M - Com. Laborer " Patrick Leonard 32 M - " " " Orlando Andrews 21 M - " " " Catherine Ambros 19 F - Servant Ireland Henry Whitney 17 M - at School Me. Attended school Zebulon Robinson 25 M - Cam. Laborer "

1678 1830 Sumner, Samuel 45 M W Lumber Dealer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Roxanna 41 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Charles 22 M W Lumber Dealer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Eva 20 F W Maine Sumner, Elmer 17 M W Day Laborer $700 -- Maine -----, Abbie 5 F W Maine Attended school Whitney, Etta 22 F W Maine -----, Minnie 2 F W Maine

Henry WHITNEY 37 Self M M W ME Conductor R.R. ME ME Mary E. WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W ME ME ME Minnie T. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME ME ME Minerva STEWART 19 Oth F S W ME ME ME

70 75 Henry A. Whitney Sergt. - 15 ME Inf 15 Dec 1863 17 Jan 1865 2y 1m 2d Sumner St., Bangor, ME

178 206 Whitney, Henry A. Head W M Apr 1843 57 mar 33 Maine Maine Maine Commercial Traveler, Rents house -----, Etta L. Wife W F Apr 1847 52 mar 33 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine McKechnie, Minnie W. Dau W F Dec 1868 37 mar 11 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, William SiL W F Jun 1867 33 mar 11 Maine Maine Maine Commercial Traveler Bayard, Jessie Srvt W F Feb 1891 9 sgl Maine Maine Maine School Bayard, Jessie Srvt W F Nov 1868 31 sgl Canada Eng Canada Eng Canada Eng

  • 1910, 299 Essex St., Bangor Ward 5, Penobscot Co., ME:

129 145 Jordan, Urban S. Head M W 49 mar21 Maine Maine Maine Lumberman, Rents house -----, Leonore K. Wife F W 48 mar21 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine Dressmaker own shop Craney, Urban S. Brdr M W 38 sgl Canada Eng Maine Maine Proprietor shooting gallery Whitney, Etta L. Brdr F W 63 wid 1ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine Dressmaker Jordan, Beatrice K. Dau F W 23 sgl Maine Maine Maine Teacher Piano

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #119554417, Henry A. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #119554440, Marietta L. Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #71150551, Minnie W. McKechnie.


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