Family:Whitney, Edwin W. (1851-1905)

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Edwin W.8 Whitney (Sumner7, Marshall Hill6, Barnabas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Sumner7 and Elizabeth J. (Burbank) Whitney, was born Aug 1852, ME, and died 1905. He was buried in Spangle Cemetery, Spangle, WA.[1]

He married, 1 May 1873, Rockland, ME, Ada W. Bean.[2] She was born Oct 1854, ME, and died 1901. She was buried in Spangle Cemetery, Spangle, WA.[3]

Children of Edwin W.8 and Ada W. (Bean) Whitney:

i. Albert9 Whitney, b. ca. 1876, ME. Possibly the same as Alfred Howard Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1876, Rockland, ME, d. 13 Mar 1933, Spokane, WA; bur. Riverside Memorial Park, Spokane, WA;[4] m. Jessie Gillette, b. Oct 1879, NY, d. 7 Jun 1900, Cheney, WA, dau. of Jason Linsley and Sarah Malinda (Lawton) Gillette, bur. Spangle Cemetery, Spangle, WA.[5]
ii. Eva Whitney, b. ca. 1879, MN; probably an error for Edwin below.
iii. Edwin C. Whitney, b. Dec 1878, MN; d. 30 May 1921, Spokane, WA, aged 41 years 5 months 7 days;[6] m. Eva H. -----.
iv. Arthur K. Whitney, b. 26 Dec 1885, Rochester, MN; m. 10 Oct 1912, Stark Co., OH, Verna L. Bordner, b. ca. 1886, Canton, OH, dau. of Frank J. and Emma C. (Bean) Bordner.[7]


Edwin WHITNEY 28 Self M M W ME Clerk In D. G. Store ME ME Ida WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Albert WHITNEY 4 Son M S W ME ME ME Eva WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W MN ME ME

14 14 Whitney, Edwin W. Head W M Aug 1851 48 mar 27 Maine Maine Maine Merchant dry goods, Owns free house -----, Ada W. Wife W F Oct 1854 45 mar 27 3ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Edwin C. Son W M Dec 1878 21 sgl Minnesota Maine Maine Farmer -----, Arthur K. Son W M Dec 1885 14 sgl Minnesota Maine Maine At school


  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #34494119, Edwin W. Whitney.

2.^  Maine Marriages, 1771-1907, at

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #34494147, Ada Bean Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #64214331, Alfred Howard Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #34494298, Jessie Gillette Whitney.

6.^  Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, at

7.^  Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, at

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