Family:Whitney, Charles (1819-1897)

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Charles8 Whitney (Reuben7, Thomas6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Reuben and Elizabeth H. (Doan) Whitney, was born 3 Aug 1819, ME, and died 3 Apr 1897, Hampden, ME.

He "2nd" married firstly, 6 Aug 1843, Hampden, ME, Sophia L. Miller, both of Hampden.[1] She was born about 1821, ME, and died 22 Jan 1852, Hampden, ME.

He "of Hampden" married secondly, 19 Aug 1852, Hampden, ME, Barberry J. (or Jane B.) Sewell, of Newburgh, ME.[2] She was born about 1821, ME, and died 11 Feb 1863, Hampden, ME.

Charles and both of his wives are buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.

Children of Charles8 and Sophia L. (Miller) Whitney:

i. "Capt." Elisha8 Whitney, b. 1 May 1844, Hampden, ME; m. Louisa H. Emerson.
ii. Eliza D. Whitney, b. 9 Jun 1847, Hampden, ME, d. 6 May 1912, Hampden, ME; buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
iii. Anna Whitney, b. 12 Aug 1849, Hampden, ME; d. 25 Dec 1924, Hampden, ME; buried in Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME; m. ----- -----; divorced. Children:
a. Harriet S.9 Whitney, b. Sep 1868, ME; m. ca. 1891, Pearl Gray, b. Nov 1868, ME.
iv. Wilbur J. Whitney, b. after 1852. Not found in census records.
v. Thomas Whitney, b. ca. 1854, prob. Hampden, ME; d. after 1870.
vi. Cora E. Whitney, b. 25 Apr 1858, Hampden, ME; d. 1 Jul 1910, Hampden, ME; buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
vii. Charles W. Whitney, b. 9 Sep 1862, Hampden, ME; d. 10 May 1920, Hampden, ME; buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME; "of Augusta" m. (int. 9 Oct 1879, Clinton, ME), "Miss" Elsie J. Davis, of Clinton.[3]

Census

389 398 Charles Whitney 32 M - Farmer $500 [Maine] Lydia " 31 F - [Maine] Sophia L. Whitney 28 F - Maine Elisha " 6 M - " Attended school Eliza " 3 F - " Joanna " 11 F - " Attended school Elmira " 14 F - " Attended school

306 299 Charles Whitney 42 M - Seaman $150 $75 Maine Jane B. " 39 F - " Eliza " 14 F - " Elisha A. " 16 M - Seaman " Attended school Annie Whitney 10 F - " Attended school Thomas " 6 M - " Attended school Cora " 2 F - " Mary " 30 F - "

75 82 Whitney, Elisha 26 M W Seaman $600 -- Me. Male citizen over 21 -----, Louise 24 F W Keeping House Me. -----, Zone M. 2 F W At home Me. -----, Eliza 23 F W Dom. Serv. Me. Humphrey, Anne 20 F W Do Do Me. -----, Hattie 2 F W At home Me.

This is his daughter Eliza.

117 139 Gould, Rebecca S. 71 F W Keeping House $2500 $4000 Maine Bowman, Frances A. 44 F W House Keeper Maine Gould, Sarah E. 32 F W Music Teacher Maine Evans, Anna 74 F W Maine Lally, Anna 17 F W Maine Attended school Mullen, Georgie A. 25 F W Milliner Maine Whitney, Anna 22 F W Dress Maker Maine

Probably this is his daughter Anna.

109 114 Smith, Albert 40 M W Blacksmith $1600 $500 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan C. 38 F W Keeping house " -----, Ada F. 18 F W " Attended school Whitney, Thomas 17 M W Apprentice " Attended school

This is his son Thomas.

102 120 Pettengill, Abram 56 M W Farmer $2500 $1500 Maine Male citizen over 21 Mary C. 41 F W Keeping house Maine Nilens, Alfred 13 M W Maine Whitney, Cora E. 12 F W Boarding Maine Charles W. 8 M W Boarding Maine

These are his two youngest children.

Elisha WHITNEY 35 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Louisa H. WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Zora M. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Frank L. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W ME ME ME Walter T. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W ME ME ME Jona O. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W ME ME ME Carleton L. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W ME ME ME Marcellus E. WHITNEY 5M Son M S W ME ME ME Charles WHITNEY 60 Fath M W W ME Sailor ME ME

Abram PETTINGILL 66 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Mary PETTINGILL 60 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Alfred PETTINGILL 22 Son M W ME Laborer ME ME Charles WHITNEY 50 Oth M W ME Sailor ME ME Cora WHITNEY 21 Oth F W ME Servant ME ME Charles W. WHITNEY 18 Oth M W ME Laborer ME ME

These were his two youngest children, and possiblly a second enumeration of Charles himself.

Anna WHITNEY 29 Self F D W ME Keeping House ME ME Hattie WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME

1 1 Rice, George G. Head W M Mar 1819 81 mar 60 Maine Maine Maine Carpenter, Owns free house -----, Rosamond G. Wife W F Nov 1825 74 mar 60 6ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, G. Irving Son W M Apr 1852 48 sgl Maine Maine Maine Merchant Whitney, Cora Srvt W F Apr 1859 41 sgl Maine Maine Maine Servant

13 13 Gray, Pearl Head W M Nov 1868 31 mar 9 Maine Maine Maine Book binder, Owns free house -----, Harriet S. Wife W F Sep 1868 31 mar 9 3ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Pearl O. Son W M Jun 1892 7 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Floyd G. Son W M Jun 1894 4 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Doris E. Dau W F Sep 1898 1 sgl Maine Maine Maine Whitney, Anna MiL W F Aug 1849 50 wid 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine Nurse

References

1.^  "Charles Whitney, 2nd and Miss Sophia L. Miller, both of Hampden, 6 August 1843," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994).

2.^  "Capt. Charles Whitney, 2nd of Hampden and Barbary J. Sewell of Newburgh, 19 August 1852," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994).

3.^  "Charles W., of Augusta, and Miss Elsie J. Davis, of C., int. 9 Oct. 1879," according to Fisher, Carleton Edward, comp., Vital records of Clinton, Maine, to the year 1892: births, marriages, and deaths ([S.l.]: published under authority of the Maine Historical society, 1967), pp. 302-303.


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