Family:Whitney, Elhanan Winchester (1811-1893)

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Elhanan Winchester7 Whitney (Nathan6, Nathan5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan6 and Sarah (Cox) Whitney, was born 8 Mar 1811, Columbia, ME, "Winchester" d. 11 Sep 1893, Mt. Desert, ME.

He "of Mt. Desert" married, 17 Dec 1835, Mt. Desert, ME, Eliza Ann Newman "of Mt. Desert".[1] She was born about 1817, ME, and died 21 Sep 1888, Mt. Desert, ME.

Children of Elhanan Winchester7 and Eliza Ann (Newman) Whitney:

i. Andrew J.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1837, ME; d. after 1880.
ii. Henrietta Whitney, b. ca. 1839, Tremont, ME; m. 26 Oct 1856, Boston, MA, Charles G. Dolliver, b. ca. 1839, Tremont, ME, son of Peter Dolliver.[2]
iii. Mary B. Whitney, b. ca. 1851, ME; d. after 1880; m. ----- Kaler.
iv. Melissa J. Whitney, b. ca. 1853-1855, ME; d. after 1870.

Notes

He was named after Rev. Elhanan Winchester, a famous Baptist and Universalist minister, evangelist, and author.

Census

228 229 E. W. Whitney 36 M - Carpenter $220 [Maine] Eliza Ann " 32 F - [Maine] Andrew " 13 M - [Maine] Attended school Henrietta 11 F - [Maine] Attended school

557 543 E. W. Whitney 47 M - Fisherman $800 $100 [Maine] Eliza Ann " 43 F - [Maine] Andrew J. Whitney 23 M - Seaman Maine Henrietta Dolliver 21 F - [Maine] 558 544 Charles " 31 M - Fisherman $600 -- [Maine] Mary B. Whitney 9 F - [Maine] Attended school Melissa J. " 7 F - [Maine] Attended school Melissa Dolliver 2 F - [Maine]

154 165 Whitney, Elhanon 58 M W House Carpenter $700 -- Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Elisa A. 53 F W House Keeper Maine -----, Andrew J. 33 M W Rod Fishing Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 19 F W At Home Maine -----, Melissa 15 F W Lobster Factory Maine Attended school

Elhanon W. WHITNEY 69 Self M M W ME Carpenter ME --- Eliza A. WHITNEY 64 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME --- Andrew J. WHITNEY 42 Son M W ME Sailor ME ME Mary KALER 29 Dau F W W ME At Home ME ME Pearl A. KALER 7 GSon M S W ME At Home ME ME Lizzie M. KALER 5 GDau F S W ME At Home ME ME

References

1.^  "Elnathan W. Whitney of Mt. Desert & Eliza Ann Newman of same m. 17 Dec 1835 by Rev. M. W. Strickland.," according to Alice MacDonald Long, Marriage Returns of Hancock County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 9 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1992), p. 39. This is an apparent error for "Elhanan W. Whitney".

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 101, page 116.


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