Family:Whitney, Charles Sumner (1853-1928)

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Charles Sumner9 Whitney (Stephen Thomas8, Freeman7, Enoch6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Stephen Thomas8 and Catherine (Brown) Whitney was born 6 May 1853, and died 10 Jun 1928. He was buried in Harrison Village Cemetery, Harrison, ME.

He married, 28 or 29 Aug 1877, Harrison, ME, Anna Decker Ridlon,[1] daughter of Rev. Gideon T. and Lydia Ellen (Sawyer) Ridlon. She was born 28 Apr 1851, Buxton, ME.

Children of Charles Sumner9 and Anna Decker (Ridlon) Whitney:

i. Harvey Sumner10 Whitney, b. 17 Apr 1878, Harrison, ME;[2] m. Flossie Belle Winslow of Bridgton, b. Aug. 5, 1884. Children:
a. Donald Harvey11 Whitney, b. 5 Feb 1908.
ii. Flora Ethel Whitney, b. 27 Sep 1883. She graduated from Bridgton Academy in class of 1902, and was two years in Bridgewater Normal School. She has taught one year in Harrison and two years in the public school at Bridgewater, MA. Her present engagement as teacher, is in a school at Melrose, MA.


101 100 Trafton, Newell A. 26 M W Farmer $2000 $1500 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary E. 23 F W Keeping House $900 Maine -----, Mabel Jane 1 F W Maine Whitney, Sumner 18 M W Works on Farm Maine Attended school Brooks, Emma 20 F W Domestic Servant Maine

Sumner C. WHITNEY 27 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Anna WHITNEY 19 Wife F M W ME Housekeeping ME ME Harvey WHITNEY 2 Son M S W ME ME ME

103 105 Whitney, Charles Head W M May 1853 47 mar 23 Maine Maine Maine Lumber dealer sawmill, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Annie D. Wife W F Apr 1861 39 mar 23 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Harvey S. Son W M Apr 1878 22 sgl Maine Maine Maine Bookkeeper -----, Flora E. Dau W F Sep 1884 16 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school


  • Census records.

1.^  Harrison, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  Harrison, Maine, Vital Records.

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