Archive:Kenneth E. Creed Papers

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Creed, Kenneth E., "Kenneth E. Creed Papers," manuscripts, NEHGS Library, Boston, MA; call no. Mss 110, Subgroup III, Series W., Subseries 18.


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Will of Ephraim Whitney of West Machias, Maine (Book 6, pp. 120-121):

To wife Polly Whitney, all estate, real & personal, during her life, provided she remain unmarried, otherwise, ...
To my children equally,
    Otis Whitney,
    Emma Whitney,
    Abraham Brigham Whitney [sic: should be Arethusa, not Abraham],
    Ephraim Whitney,
    Hannah Whitney,
    Ursula Whitney;
Executor William A. CROCKER of West Machias;
Dated [ ] Feb 1828.
Signed Ephraim Whitney (seal)
Witnesses: G. S. SMITH, Freeman BARRY, Thomas G. SMITH
Proved 1 Mar 1828.

Family Group Sheet

Husband: Ephraim WHITNEY Birth: Death: 4 February 1828, Machias, Washington Co., Maine Place of Burial: Marshfield (village) Cemetery Father: Mother: Marriage: 20 June 1813, Machias, Washington Co., Maine Wife: Polly (Mary) CROCKER Birth: 20 April 1795, Machias, Washington Co., Maine Death: between 1860 and 1870, Machias, Washington Co., Maine Place of Burial: Father: James W. CROCKER Mother: Rebecca BERRY Items: Polly m.(2) Stephen BOYNTON, 11 June 1859. Children: 1. Otis Crocker, b. 27 Apr. 1814, Machias, Me. 2. Emma Olive, b. 1 July 1816, Machias, Me. 3. Arethusa Brigham, b. 16 Nov 1817, Machias, Me., d. 17 May 1875 or 1876, Whitneyville, ME; m. 25 May 1834, Aaron E. PENNELL. 4. Ephraim Crocker, b. 4 Mar 1823, Machias, Me. 5. Hannah Crocker, b. 4 Mar 1823, Machias, Me. Date: 28 Mar 1982. Compiler: Kenneth E. Creed, Jr., 405 85th Avenue, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida 33706 References: Marriage Certificate. Gravestone Inscription, from Maine Gravestone Rec., Ruth Grey, Enfield, Me., 8/9/78. Probate Records, Wash. Co. Probate Clerk, Machias, Me., 2 Jan 1978. Mrs. Beulah G. Jackman, Machias, Maine Records, 1767-1827. Clarence A. Day, Machias Marriages and Deaths, 1853-1891, pg. 5. Machias Newspaper - The Union, 1853-1891, by Clarence A. Day. Machias 1860 and 1870 Census.


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Polly (CROCKER) WHITNEY "of Marshfield" m.(2) 11 June 1859, Machias, ME, Stephen BOYNTON "of Machias" (as his 4th wife). She died between the 1860 and 1870 censuses.


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