Family:Whitney, Herman S. (1847-1906)

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Herman S.8 Whitney (William S.7, Eli6, Zebulon5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of William S.7 and Abigail (Morton) Whitney, was born 27 Jul 1847, Gorham, ME, and died 2 Feb 1906, Gorham, ME.

He married firstly, (intentions 18 and 23 Sep 1869, Standish, ME), Flavilla Augusta "Willa" Berry,[1] daughter of Asa and Hannah (Moore) Berry. She was born 30 Dec 1847, Standish, ME, and died 7 Nov 1873, Gorham, ME.

He married secondly, Hellen Aitchison Plaisted. She was born 11 Sep 1852, and died 1927.

Herman, Flavilla, and Hellen are all buried in the North Street Cemetery in Gorham, ME

Herman is found in the censuses of 1850 through 1870 living in Gorham, where for many years he was employed as an overseer at the pulp mill plant at Little Falls in Gorham.

Children of Herman S.8 and Flavilla Augusta "Willa" (Berry) Whitney:

i. Alice E.9 Whitney, b. before 1873, Gorham, ME; m. Augustine F. Hawkes.

Children of Herman S.8 and Hellen Aitchison (Plaisted) Whitney:

ii. Ralph M. Whitney, b. Sep 1878, Gorham, ME; living in Gorham in 1900, was a dentist.


497 548 Whitney, William A. 55 M W Farmer $2000 $750 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Abigail 46 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Herman 23 M W Farm laborer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Villa 20 F W Maine -----, Harriet E. 17 F W Maine Whitney, Cora B. 8 F W Maine -----, Damaris 82 F W Maine

William S. WHITNEY 65 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Abby W. WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Bell C. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Herman WHITNEY 32 Son M M W ME Works On Farm ME ME Hellen WHITNEY 26 DauL F M W ME Coat Maker ME ME Alice WHITNEY 9 GDau F S W ME ME ME Ralph WHITNEY 1 GSon M S W ME ME ME

87 87 Whitney, Herman Head W M Jul 1847 52 mar 22 Maine Maine Maine Foreman pulp mill, Rents house -----, Helen A. Wife W F Sep 1852 47 mar 22 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Ralph M. Son W M Sep 1878 21 sgl Maine Maine Maine Dentist


  • McLellan, Hugh Davis, comp. & ed. by Lewis, Katharine B., The History of Gorham, Maine, (Portland, ME: Smith & Sale, Printers, 1903); reprint (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1992).

1.^  "Herman S. [Whitney], Mr., of Gorham and Miss Willa A. Berry of Standish [intentions] filed 18 Sept 1869, Certified 23 Sept 1869," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

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