Family:Whitney, Edward Purcel (1843-1874)

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Edward Purcel8 Whitney (Asa P.7, George W.6, Asa5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Asa P.7 and Eunice C. (Kneeland) Whitney, was born 29 Oct 1843, VT, and died 25 Jan 1874, Harrison, ME.

He married, 24 Dec 1866, Pembroke, NH, or Waltham, MA, Carrie8 Whiting,[1] daughter of Nathan7 and Caroline (Allen) Whiting [Oliver6, John5, John4, Oliver3, Samuel2, Samuel1]. She was born 25 Jul 1836, ME, and died 3 Apr 1916, Stow, ME, aged 80 years, of chronic interstitial nephritis.[2] She was buried in Stow Cemetery, Stow, ME.

He resided Waltham, MA, and Harrison, ME.

Children of Edward Purcel8 and Carrie (Whiting) Whitney:

i. Willie9 Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1867, Waltham, MA.[3]
ii. Edward Gilman Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1867; m. 29 Oct 1891, Waltham, MA, Esther Jane Mansfield, b. 28 Nov 1869, dau. of Joseph D. and Martha W. (-----) Mansfield;[4] druggist; resided Townsend, MA. Children:
a. Edward Tracey10 Whitney, b. 31 Jan 1894, Townsend, MA.[5]
b. Charles Cyrus Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1895, Townsend, MA.[6]

Note

The two sons may be just one, named Willie at birth, and renamed Edward later.

Census

374 496 Whitney, E. P. 27 M W Works in Watch Factory $300 Maine Male citizen over 21 " Carrie 26 F W Keeping House " " Ned G. 3 M W Mass. Reed, Aaron 21 M W Farm Laborer " Male citizen over 21

William A. ROGERS 52 Self M M W NH Work In Watch Factory NOVA SCOTTIA NOVA SCOTIA Rosetta ROGERS 49 Wife F M W VT Keeping House CANADA CANADA Frederick EVES 29 Oth M M W ENG Work In Watch Factory ENG ENG Sarah EVES 25 Oth F M W NJ Milliner NJ NJ Carrie WHITNEY 35 Oth F W W ME Work In Watch Factory ME ME

108 109 Whitney, Carrie Head W F Jul 1836 63 wid 1ch 1liv Maine Maine New Hampshire Farmer, Rents farm

References

1.^  "E. P. Whitney & Carrie Whitney, m. 24 Dec 1866, NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 190, page 256.

2.^  Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921, at FamilySearch.org.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 197, page 249.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 416, page 376.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 440, page 411.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 449, page 428.


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