Family:Whitney, William Henry (12 May 1855-1936)

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William Henry9 Whitney (Stephen Thomas8, Freeman7, Enoch6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Stephen Thomas8 and Catherine (Brown) Whitney was born 12 May 1855, Harrison, ME, and died 15 Jun 1936.

He married 18 May 1880 (int. 13 May 1880, cert. 18 May 1880), Harrison, ME, Laura Ella9 Whitney "of Sweden",[1] daughter of Enoch8 and Susan (Lord) Whitney of Harrison. She was born 1862, and died 1931.

William is buried in the Harrison Village Cemetery.

Children of William Henry9 and Laura Ella9 (Whitney) Whitney:

i. Maud Agnes10 Whitney, b. 31 Jul 1882; d. 1 Jul 1940; m. Stephen Winslow of Otisfield, ME, b. 1878, d. 1934. They are both buried in the Oakdale Cemetery, Otisfield, ME. Children:
a. Ethel Winslow, b. -----.
ii. Adaline Paine Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1885, d. 1967; m. Clayton Wentworth of Brownfield, ME.
iii. Guy Whitney, b. 3 May 1887.
iv. Herbert Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1893, Harrison, ME.[2]
v. Laura E. Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1899, Harrison, ME.[3]


Enoch WHITNEY 40 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Susan WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W MA Keeping House ME ME Augstas S. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W MA At School ME ME Susie WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W MA ME ME Mary WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W MA ME ME John H. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W MA ME ME Willard L. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W ME ME ME William H. WHITNEY 24 Son M M W ME Farm Laborer ME ME Laurrella WHITNEY 18 DauL F M W MA Keeping House ME ME

Obviously William was not a son of Enoch. Instead, William was a first cousin once removed of Enoch, and his son-in-law. Laurrella was Enoch's daughter, not daughter-in-law.

334 742 Ricker, Edward P. Head W M May 1847 53 mar 10 Maine Maine Maine Hotell man, Owns mortgaged house ... Whitney, Maud A. Srvt W F Jul 1882 17 sgl Maine Maine Massachusetts Table girl ...

242 244 Whitney, William H. Head W M May 1855 45 mar 20 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Laura E. Wife W F Mar 1862 38 mar 20 5ch 5liv Mass. Maine Maine -----, Maude A. Dau W F Jul 1882 17 sgl Maine Maine Maine Hotel table girl -----, Adaline Dau W F Jul 1885 14 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Guy Son W M May 1887 13 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Herbert Son W M Feb 1893 7 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Laura E. Dau W F Sep 1889 10m sgl Maine Maine Maine


1.^  Harrison, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  Harrison, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  Harrison, Maine, Vital Records.

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