Family:Whitney, Amasa (1840-1927)

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Amasa8 Whitney (John C.7, Jeremiah6, (poss.) John5, (poss.) Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of John C. and Polly (Temple) Whitney, was born 5 Apr 1840, Weld or Carthage, ME, and died 31 Jul 1927, East Wilton, ME.

He married, 16 Oct 1863, Weld, ME, Salva White Phinney. She was born 1847, ME, and died 11 Nov 1903, probably ME.

Children of Amasa8 and Salva White (Phinney) Whitney:

i. Drusilla Sarah9 Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1865, ?Weld, ME; d. 7 May 1930, Wilton, ME; "Mrs." "of Weld" m. 26 Aug 1889, Franklin Plantation, ME, "Mr." Elias B. Frost "of Peru",[1] b. 29 Oct 1869, West Peru, ME, d. 1919.
ii. Hiram Walter Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1870, ME; m. Eliza A. Cummings.
iii. John Loren Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1876, Weld, ME; m. Clara E. Miller.
iv. Bertha Whitney, b. ca. Jan 1878, ME.


200 207 Whitney, Amasa 26 M W Farmer $125 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Salva 23 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Sarah D. 5 F W Maine -----, Hiram W. 3/12 M W Maine Born in Mar

Amasa WHITNEY 38 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Salva WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Drusilla WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME Walter H. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W ME At School ME ME John L. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W ME ME ME Bertha WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W ME ME ME

79 83 Whitney, Amasa Head W M Apr 1841 59 mar 36 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Salva W. Wife W F Mar 1847 53 mar 36 4ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Susie S. GDau W F Jul 1894 5 sgl Maine Maine Maine


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1.^  "26 August 1889, Mr. Elias Frost, Peru, and Mrs. Drusilla Whitney, Weld, m. in Franklin Plantation by L.C. Putnam, J.P.," according to McAllister, Donald L., and Lucille E. Nass, eds., Marriage Returns of Oxford County, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #16 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1993).

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