Family:Whitney, Charles Louis (1874-1949)

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Charles Louis8 Whitney (John Drury7, Ebenezer6, Micah5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of John Drury7 and Eldusty (Peary) Whitney, was born 9 Feb 1874, Freeman, ME, and died 8 Oct 1949, Dedham, MA.

He married 3 Nov 1896, Hyde Park, MA, Florence Jessie Gibson, daughter of William M. and Ellen M. (Phinney) Gibson.[1] She was born 28 Mar 1878, Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, and died 28 Dec 1951, Dedham, MA.

Charles was a clerk in the Adams and American Express Co. in Hyde Park, MA. He retired from there after 48 years of service. He also played first trumpet in the 110th Cavalry Band (mounted) of Boston. This was a U.S. Army Reserve unit, and the only mounted band in the country at that time. Florence immigrated from New Brunswick, Canada, in 1888 and became a naturalized citizen of the US in 1896.

Charles and Florence are buried in the Brookdale Cemetery in Dedham, MA.

Children of Charles Louis8 and Florence Jessie (Gibson) Whitney:

i. William Earl9 Whitney, b. 30 Jul 1898, Hyde Park, MA;[2] m. Eleanor May Crosby.
ii. Charles Harold "Harry" Whitney, b. 10 Jul 1900, Hyde Park, MA;[3] m. Ruth F. Warren.
iii. Clarence Raymond "Ray" Whitney, b. 11 May 1903, Hyde Park, MA;[4] m. Elizabeth Mary O'Buchon.
iv. Grace Louella Whitney, b. 6 Dec 1908, Hyde Park, MA;[5] m. Duncan Archibald Crawford.
v. Louis Irwin Whitney, b. 9 Dec 1915, Hyde Park, MA; m. Anna Frances Greene.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 471, page 485.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 476, page 547.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 498, page 49.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 534, page 43.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 576, page 51.


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