Archive:Kenneth E. Creed Papers
Creed, Kenneth E., "Kenneth E. Creed Papers," manuscripts, NEHGS Library, Boston, MA; call no. Mss 110, Subgroup III, Series W., Subseries 18.
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,
Abraham Brigham Whitney [sic: should be Arethusa, not Abraham],
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.
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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