Family:Whitney, Benjamin Ober (1846-1918)

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Benjamin Ober Whitney (Ephraim Crocker, Ephraim), son of Ephraim and Cymbelina (Dinsmore) Whitney,. was born 8 Oct 1846, Marshfield, ME, and died 25 Dec 1918, Westbrook, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 24 Jul 1866, Marshfield, ME, for him and Margaret McKeague. She was born in Calais, ME.

Children of Benjamin Ober and Margaret (McKeague) Whitney:

i. Bernice Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1867, Marshfield, ME.
ii. Amy L. Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1869, Marshfield, ME; m.(1) 21 Jul 1890, Rochester, NH, James W. Williamson,[1] son of John and Rachel Williamson, b. ca. 1869, Canada; m.(2) 30 Jun 1904, Westbrook, ME, George P. Lewis, son of George P. and Zenna (Rial) Lewis, b. 4 Jul 1873, Westbrook, ME.
iii. Eva B. Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1870, Marshfield, ME; m. 10 Sep 1890, Westbrook, ME, George B. Hamilton.
iv. Martha Whitney, b. 23 Nov 1872, Marshfield, ME.
v. Bessie Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1876, Marshfield, ME; d. aft. 1900, then unmarried.
vi. Herbert Lee Whitney, b. ca. 1883, Marshfield, ME; m.(1) 7 Jul 1904, Westbrook, ME, Etta Marcie Batchelder, dau. of Loren and Nancy E. (McKenney) Batchelder, b. North Sebago, ME; m.(2) 24 Mar 1915, Woodfords, ME, Agnes Belle Ward, dau. of Alva and Flora (Wight) Ward, b. Sebago Lake, ME.


16 19 Whitney, Ephraim 48 M W Farmer $1500 $500 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Cymbeline 55 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Mary 20 F W At Home Maine -----, Lucinda 19 F W At Home Maine -----, James 17 M W Wks. on farm Maine Attended school 20 Whitney, Benj. O. 23 M W Laborer $250 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Margaret 23 F W Keeping House N.B. Mother foreign born -----, Bernice 3 F W Maine Mother foreign born -----, Ami 1 F W Maine Mother foreign born -----, Eva 2/12 F W Maine Mother foreign born, Born in Mar

Ober WHITNEY 33 Self M M W ME Laborer ME ME Margaret WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W ME Keeping House IRE IRE Bernice WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Amy L. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Eva B. WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Martha WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W ME ME ME Bessie WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W ME ME ME

572 692 Whitney, Ober B. Head W M Oct 1845 54 mar 34 Maine Maine Maine Carpenter, Owns mortgaged house -----, Margaret Wife W F Dec 1845 54 mar 34 6ch 6liv Maine Ireland Ireland Williamson, Amy Dau W F Mar 1871 29 mar 10 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Elva GDau W F Nov 1890 9 sgl Maine Canada Eng. Maine Whitney, Lee H. Son W M Jun 1881 18 sgl Maine Maine Maine Laborer paper

212 213 Simons, Francis Head W F Jan 1839 61 wid 3ch 3liv New York New York New York N.G., Rents house Meader, Mary Ldgr W F Mar 1851 49 sgl Maine Maine Maine Tailoress Field, Albert Ldgr W M Jan 1855 45 sgl Maine Maine Maine Laborer day Sprague, Thomas Ldgr W M Feb 1876 24 mar 4 Maine Maine Maine Fireman steamer -----, Lillian Ldgr W F Nov 1869 30 mar 4 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Carrie L. Ldgr W F Jan 1897 3 sgl Maine Maine Maine Mason, Lilly Ldgr W F Apr 1878 22 sgl New York New York New York Cook Whitney, Elisabeth Ldgr W F May 1878 22 sgl Maine Maine Maine Waitress Smith, Clarence Ldgr W M Jan 1875 25 sgl Maine Maine Maine Salesman gro. Secundan, James Ldgr W M May 1875 25 sgl Massachusetts Maine Maine Brickman Hanson, Hens Ldgr W M Oct 1876 23 sgl Norway Norway Norway Coachman, Immig. 1896, Alien Johnson, Oner Ldgr W M Dec 1878 21 sgl Maine Norway Norway Sailor -----, Joseph Ldgr W M Oct 1876 23 sgl Maine Maine Maine Shoemaker Anderson, Ella Ldgr W F Apr 1873 27 sgl Maine Norway Norway Dressmaker Miller, Louise Ldgr W F Mar 1880 20 sgl Maine Maine Maine Canvasser Rook, William H. Ldgr W M Nov 1871 28 sgl Canada Eng. New York Ireland Salesman D. G.,. Immig. 1895, Alien Graves, James T. Ldgr W M Dec 1874 25 sgl Maine Maine Maine Bookkeeper Robinson, Charles L. Ldgr W M May 1876 24 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire Maine Brickman Florence, Paul Ldgr W M Jan 1853 47 sgl At Sea England England Laborer Day Breeman, John Ldgr W M Mar 1842 58 wid Canada Eng. England Canada Eng. Carpenter H., Immig. 1900, Alien

124 159 Hamilton, George B. Head W M Feb 1865 35 mar 10 Maine Maine Maine Foreman sty. paper, Owns mortgaged house -----, Eva W. Wife W F Mar 1870 30 mar 10 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Helen L. Dau W F Oct 1896 3 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Phillip W. Son W M Jun 1899 11m sgl Maine Maine Maine Whitney, Bessie B. SiL W F Aug 1876 23 sgl Maine Maine Maine Sorting paper paper

  • 1910, Westbrook Ward 4, Cumberland Co., ME: Over B. Whitney.


  • Maine, Deaths, 1621-1922;
  • New Hampshire, Marriages & Divorces, 1659-1947;
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918;
  • Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937;
  • Maine, Marriage Records, 1705-1922;

1.^  "Amy L. Whitney (b. 1869, Machias, ME, s. of Ober Whitney & Margrett) & James W. Williamson, m. 21 Jul 1890, Rochester, Strafford Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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