Archive:Civil War Pension File, Francis Covel Whitney
Civil War Pension File of Francis C. Whitney
Widow: Rosannah K. Whitney
Widow Applic. # 597883 Cert. # 401531
National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
Francis C. Whitney enlisted in the 30th Maine infantry on 4 January 1864, and was discharged on 20 August 1865. He died 25 May 1894 in Standish, Maine. He was aged 71 years, 2 mo., 9 days. His death certificate indicates he was a farmer. His father was Levi Whitney, born Gorham, Maine, and his mother's maiden name was Higgins, born in Scarborough, Maine. Francis was a farmer and a cooper.
Rosannah Whitney filed a widow's claim on the pension 25 June 1894 from Standish, Maine. Her maiden name was Rosannah K. Harmon. She was married to Francis C. Whitney in Gorham, Cumberland Co., Maine on 2 November 1851. At the time of the marriage, he resided in Standish and she in Buxton, Maine. Rosannah died 8 June 1913.
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