Family:Whitney, Ebenezer Augustus (1840-1927)

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Ellen and Ebenezer Whitney

Ebenezer Augustus7 Whitney (Silas6, Josiah5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Silas6 and Elvira J. (Lane) Whitney, was born 6 Oct 1840, Moose River, ME, and died 4 Oct 1927, Lewiston, ME, aged 86 years. He was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Lewiston, ME.[1]

He married, 24 May 1866, Skowhegan, ME, Ellen J. Woodcock. She was born 22 Nov 1844, Anson, ME, and died after 1920.

He is often recorded as "Eben" vice "Ebenezer".

He is a contractor and builder; resided Madison and Lewiston, ME.

Children of Ebenezer Augustus7 and Ellen J. (Woodcock) Whitney:

i. George Ansel8 Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1868 (twin), Solon, ME; m. 5 Oct 1893, Lewiston, ME, Isabelle Day, b. ca. 1870. Boston, MA, dau. of Joseph H. and Rebecca P. (Hatch) Day;[2] grad. Orono, ME, State college.
ii. Georgia Ardell Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1868 (twin), Solon, ME; m. before 1900, Josiah F.8 Whitney, her first cousin, as his third wife.
iii. Clifton C. Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1886; resided at home.


8 8 Whitney, Eben A. 29 M W Farmre $750 $200 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Ellen J. 24 F W Keeping House " -----, George 1 M W " -----, Georgie 1 F W "

Eben A. WHITNEY 38 Self M M W ME Farm ME ME Ellen J. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME George A. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Georgie A. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME

359 465 Whitney, Eben A. Head W M Oct 1841 58 mar 34 Maine Maine Maine Carpenter, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Ellen J. Wife W F Nov 1845 54 mar 34 3ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine -----, C. Clifton Son W M Oct 1887 12 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

169 230 Whitney, George Head W M Jun 1868 31 mar 6 Maine Maine Maine Hardware merchant, Rents house -----, Isabel Wife W F Feb 1870 30 mar 6 2ch 2liv Mass. Mass. Mass. -----, Clarice G. Dau W F May 1896 4 sgl Maine Maine Mass. -----, Edith I. Dau W F Aug 1898 1 sgl Maine Maine Mass. Lewis, May S. Srvt W F Jun 1879 20 sgl Maine Maine Maine House servant Serdevig, Maud S. Stud W F Oct 1876 23 sgl Maine Maine Maine Student


1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #127128577, Eben A. Whitney.

2.^  Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, at

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