Family:Whitney, David Mountfort (1827-a1860)

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David Mountfort Whitney (James, James, [poss.] Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of James and Lucy (Mountfort) Whitney, was born 12 Sep 1827, Cumberland, ME, and died after 1860.

He "of Cumberland" married, 31 Jul 1853, Falmouth, ME, Emeline M. Dunham,[1] daughter of Daniel and Matilda (Mountfort) Dunham. She was born about 1826, Westbrook, ME, and died 22 Mar 1905, Brockton, MA, aged 78 years 7 months 23 days, of heart disease.[2]

They resided Ramsey, MN.

Children of David Mountfort and Emeline M. (Dunham) Whitney:

i. Laura L. Whitney, b. ca. 1857, MN.
ii. Delia Whitney, b. ca. 1859, MN.

Census

194 205 Ephraim Sturdivant 68 M - Farmer $7000 Me. Mary F. Sturdivant 37 F - " Ellen T. " 13 F - " Attended school Mary " 11 F - " Attended school Anna " 10/12 F - " David Whitney 23 M - Labourer " John Sawyer 25 M - " Sarah J. Badger 20 F - " Mary J. Mountfort 15 F - "

195 160 David M. Whitney 32 M - Farmer $1000 $270 Maine Emeline M. " 34 F - " Laura L. " 3 F - Minnesota Delia " 1 F - "

  • 1870: not found.
  • 1880: not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Mr. David M. Whitney of Cumberland and Miss Emeline M. Donaldson (?) of Falmouth joined in marriage 31 July 1853," according to Vital Records of Falmouth, Maine. Also "July 31, 1853, David M. WHITNEY of Cumberland & Emeline M. DUNHAME of Falmouth; by Rev. Isaac CARLTON, Falmouth (C:155)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 436.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1905/26 (death), page 60.


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