Family:Whitney, Elisha D. (1844-1910)

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"Capt." Elisha D.9 Whitney (Charles8, Reuben7, Thomas6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Charles8 and Sophia L. (Miller) Whitney, was born 1 May 1844, Hampden, ME, and died 7 Sep 1910.

He married, 19 Oct 1867, Hermon, ME, Louisa H. Emerson, "both of Hampden".[1] She was born 16 Sep 1845, and died 5 May 1919.

Elisha and Louisa are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.

Children of "Capt." Elisha D.9 and Louisa H. (Emerson) Whitney:

i. Zora M.10 Whitney, b. 19 Jun 1868; d. 5 Jan 1934; buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
ii. Frank L. Whitney, b. 29 May 1871; d. 1 Oct 1912, lost at sea; m. Ophelie Fortin, b. 1875, Canada, d. 1957, buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME. They had one son:
a. Walter E.11 Whitney, b. 22 Jun 1901, Quincy, MA [given name omitted];[2] d. 1977; buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
iii. Walter T. Whitney, b. 18 Apr 1873; d. 27 Sep 1893, lost at sea.
iv. Carlton Lester Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1877, Hampden, ME; d. 16 Sep 1921, Altona, Germany; buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME. Was a Lt. Commander.
v. Jonathan O. Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1879; d. 16 Sep 1931; buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
vi. Marcellus E. Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1879; d. 15 Oct 1931; buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
vii. Floyd E. Whitney, b. 12 Aug 1883; d. 17 Dec 1934; buried Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.

Census

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.

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

283 290 Whitney, Elisha Head W M May 1844 56 mar 34 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Louisa H. Wife W F Nov 1845 54 mar 34 7ch 6liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Zora M. Dau W F Jun 1868 31 sgl Maine Maine Maine Teacher -----, Johnathan O. Son W M Feb 1875 25 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer -----, Lester C. Son W M Nov 1877 22 sgl Maine Maine Maine At sea -----, Marselle E. Son W M Dec 1879 20 sgl Maine Maine Maine At sea -----, Floyd E. Son W M Aug 1883 16 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

275 282 Whitney, Frank L. Head W M May 1871 29 mar 2 Maine Maine Maine At sea, Owns free farm -----, Ophelia Wife W F Sep 1875 24 mar 2 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine

References

1.((note|1}} "Elisha D. Whitney and Louisa H. Emerson, both of Hampden, 19 October 1867 in Hermon," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 510, page 76.


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