Family:Whitney, Joseph H. (M.) (1849-a1910)

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Joseph H/M. Whitney (William Hildreth, Aaron, [poss.] Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of William Hildreth and Mary V. (Morrill) Whitney, was born 14 Feb 1849, Sebec, ME,[1] and died 27 Aug 1912.

He married 1 May 1882, East Corinth, ME, Annie F. Hall, "both of Corinth",[2] daughter of John F. and Elizabeth (Wentworth) Hall. She was born 12 Feb 1857, ME, and died 11 March 1929. Both Joseph and Annie are buried in the Corinthian Cemetery in Corinth, ME.

Children of Joseph H. (M.) and Annie F. (Hall) Whitney:

i. John Morrison Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1883, prob. Corinth, ME; m. Alice N. Freeman.


Annie is found with her parents in the 1860 census of Orneville, Piscataquis Co., ME. She and Joseph are found in the censuses of 1900 and 1910 in Corinth, ME, where he was a farmer.

52 53 Whitney, Joseph Head W M Feb 1850 50 mar 18 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Annie F. Wife W F Feb 1857 43 mar 18 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, John M. Son W M Feb 1883 17 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer Eastman, Orman Brdr W M Sep 1839 60 wid Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm


1.^  "Joseph M. Whitney [s. of William H. and Mary V.], b. 14 February 1849," according to Sebec, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Joseph H. Whitney and Annie F. Hall, both of Corinth, 14 May 1882 in Corinth," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994). Also, "Joseph H. Whitney of Corinth, age 30, farmer, son of William Whitney, born Sebec, Maine and Annie F. Hall, age 25, housekeeper, daughter of John F. and Elizabeth (Wentworth) Hall Intentions entered 26 April 1882, certified 30 April 1882. Married in East Corinth 1 May 1882," according to Corinth, Maine, Vital Records.

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