Family:Whitney, Alvin (1840-a1870)

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Alvin7 Whitney (Eliab Turner6, Josiah5, John4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Eliab Turner6 and Lydia (Williams) Whitney, was born 16 Feb 1840, Newcastle, ME, and died after 1870.

He married, before 1864, Ann -----, possibly daughter of Anne Fields. She was born about 1845, ME.

F. C. Pierce writes that his name was Albion, but in her pension application his mother writes that his name was Alvin.

Children of Alvin7 and Ann (-----) Whitney:

i. Alice8 Whitney, b. ca. 1864, ME.
ii. (prob.) Benjamin F. Whitney, b. ca. 1874, MA. Probably the same as the son Benjamin L. Whitney claimed for him by F. C. Pierce; lived with his aunt Sarah Jane (Whitney)(Merry) Seavey in 1880. He was almost surely the Benjamin F. Whitney (b. 1873, North Kennebunkport, ME, s. of Albion Whitney & Eliza Day) who m. 10 Feb 1900, Portsmouth, NH, Mary Maud Mowe.[1]

Census

22 29 Knutsford, Betsey 73 F W Keeping house $400 Mass. 30 Whitney, Alvin 30 M W Fisherman Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Ann 25 F W Keeping house " -----, Alice 6 F W At school " Attended school Fields, Anna 65 F W No occupation "

Wm. B. SEAVY 63 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Sarah J. SEAVY 50 Wife F M W ME Keeping House NOVA SCOTIA N. S. Benj. F. WHITNEY 6 Neph M S W MA At School ME ME

Sarah J. Seavy was Alvin's older sister, so Benjamin F. Whitney could be the son Pierce calls Benjamin L. Whitney.

References

1.^  "Benjamin F. Whitney (b. 1873, North Kennebunkport, ME, s. of Albion Whitney & Eliza Day) & Mary Maud Mowe, m. 10 Feb 1900, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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