Family:Whitney, Michael Lunt (1822-1901)

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Michael Lunt Whitney (Benjamin, James, [poss.] Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Benjamin and Patience Bracket (Lunt) Whitney, was born 15 Oct 1822, Cumberland, ME, and died 25 Apr 1901, North Yarmouth, ME, aged 77 years 6 months 10 days, of uraemia.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 4 Dec 1847, North Yarmouth, ME, for him and his first wife, Betsey A. Humphrey. He married, 21 Dec 1847, North Yarmouth, ME, Elizabeth Ann Humphrey,[2] daughter of Benjamin and Mary C. (Rice) Whitney. She was born 19 Aug 1827, North Yarmouth, ME, and died Jan 1860, North Yarmouth, ME.[3]

He married secondly, about 1863, Hannah Frances Frank. She was born about 1840, ME, and died after 1900.

Children of Michael Lunt and Betsey A. (Humphrey) Whitney:

i. Elizabeth E. Whitney, b. Jan 1848, North Yarmouth, ME,[4] or 15 Oct 1849; d. 3 Jul 1850.[5]
ii. Calvin H. Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1850, North Yarmouth, ME;[6] m. Jennie A. Simpson.
iii. Newell R. Whitney, b. 6 Oct 1853, ME; d. 24 May 1916, Portsmouth, NH; m.(2) 23 Dec 1889, Lynn, MA, Lizzie E. Burr, b. ca. 1877, Portsmouth, NH, dau. of Augustus F. and Lucy M. (-----) Burr.[7]

Children of Michael Lunt and Hannah Frances (Frank) Whitney:

iv. Effie Frances Whitney, b. ca. 1866, ME; "Hannah Frances" m. 8 Sep 1909, Portland, ME, Hardy Lee Simonton.
v. Granville Franklin Whitney, b. ca. 1868, ME; d. after 1880.
vi. (daughter) Whitney, b. ca. May 1869, ME; d. after 1870; not in family in 1880.
vii. Mabell Whitney, b. ca. 1872, ME; m. 14 Apr 1897, Portland, ME, Osmer D. Coffin.
viii. Lillian Whitney, b. ca. 1875, ME; m. 24 Apr 1907, Yarmouth, ME, Ellsworth Martin Ward.


397 499 Michael L. Whitney 27 M - Farmer $1250 Me. Betsey A. " 23 F - "

139 138 Michael L. Whitney 37 M - Farmer $1700 $550 Maine Calvin H. " 9 M - " Attended school Newell R. " 6 M - " Attended school

180 187 Whitney, Michal L. 47 M W Farmer $1800 $800 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Hannah F. 30 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Newell R. 16 M W Maine Attended school -----, Effie F. 4 F W Maine -----, Granville F. 2 M W Maine -----, Infant 1/12 F W Maine Born in May Frank, Susan T. 22 F W Domestic Maine

Michael WHITNEY 56 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Hannah F. WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Effie F. WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME Franklin G. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Mabell WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W ME ME ME Lillian WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W ME ME ME

Calvin WHITNEY 30 Self M M W ME Works In Dining Room ME ME Jennie WHITNEY 21 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Ida M. WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W MA ME MA

182 185 Whitney, Michel L. Head W M Oct 1823 76 mar 37 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Anna F. Wife W F Dec 1839 60 mar 37 4ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine

173 223 Whitney, Calvin H. Head W M Sep 1850 49 mar 23 Maine Maine Maine Confectioner Wholesale, Owns mortgaged house -----, Jennie H. Wife W F Sep 1838 41 mar 23 4ch 2liv New Hampshire New Hampshire Maine -----, Ida F. Dau W F Apr 1878 22 sgl Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire School Teacher -----, Frank S. Son W M Oct 1881 18 sgl Massachusetts Maine New Hampshire Drayman

188 264 Prince, Merton M. Head W M Dec 1869 30 mar 3 Maine Maine Maine Bookkeeper seed store, Rents house -----, Mary F. Wife W F Nov 1874 25 mar 3 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Ernie Son W M Jan 1899 1 sgl Maine Maine Massachusetts 265 Coffin, Osmand Head W M Aug 1873 26 mar 3 New Hampshire New Hampshire New York Merchant clothing, Rents house -----, Maybelle Wife W F May 1870 30 mar 3 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine Whitney, Effie F. SiL W F Jan 1865 35 sgl Maine Maine Maine Fitter clerk -----, Lillian SiL W F Dec 1874 25 sgl Maine Maine Maine Seamstress


1.^  Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922, from

2.^  "Michael L. [Whitney], and Betsey A. Humphrey, int. 4 Dec. 1847," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

3.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.

4.^  "Elizabeth Ella [Whitney], d. Michael and Betsey A., [born] ? Jan. 1848," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

5.^  Elizabeth E. Whitney, d. at North Yarmouth, Cumberland Co., ME, aged 9M, female, b. Maine, d. Jul, of Dropsy in head, ill 14 days, according to 1850 Mortality Schedules, Maine.

6.^  "Calvin H. [Whitney], s. Michael and Betsey A., [born] 16 Sept. 1850," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 397, page 335.

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