Family:Whitney, Ephraim (1821-1874)

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Ephraim9 Whitney (Thomas G.8, Ephraim7, Moses6, Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Thomas G.8 and Thankful (Blethen) Whitney, was born 5 Aug 1821, Raymond, ME,[1] and died 1874, probably Casco, ME.[2]

He married, 3 Dec 1846, North Yarmouth, ME, Martha Dolloff,[3] both of North Yarmouth, daughter of Abner and Rebecca (Foster) Dolloff. She was born 7 Mar 1820, Woodstock, ME, and died after 1880.

Children of Ephraim9 and Martha (Dolloff) Whitney:

i. Thankful B.10 Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1847, Casco, ME.
ii. Violetta E. Whitney, b. 14 Jul 1850, Casco, ME; m. 12 Nov 1870, Casco, ME, Jordan B. Mitchell.
iii. Alvenus L. Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1854 (twin), Casco, ME; d. 5 Dec 1925.
iv. Angelia F. Whitney or Angelina F. Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1854 (twin), Casco, ME; m. 2 Sep 1875, Auburn, ME, Charles E. Foster "both of Auburn".[4]
v. Alpheus S. H. Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1858, Casco, ME; m. Angienette Earl.
vi. Frederick N. Whitney, b. ca. 1861, Casco, ME; m. Winifred Smith.[5]
vii. Phebe L. Whitney, b. ca. 1864, Casco, ME; m. 20 Aug 1877, Casco, ME, N. D. Johnston.
viii. Stephen B. Whitney, b. 20 May 1866, Gray, ME; m. Lilla M. Wormwood.

Census

40 41 Ephraim Whitney Jr. 28 M - Laborer Maine Martha D. Do 30 F - Do Thankful B. Do 3 F - Do

182 184 Ephraim Whitney 39 M - Farmer $150 $25 Maine Martha " 40 F - " Violetta " 10 F - " Attended school Alvenius L. " 6 M - " Attended school Angleia " 6 F - " Attended school Alpheus S. H. " 2 M - "

175 182 Whitney, Ephriam 50 M W Farmer $300 -- Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Martha 50 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Salvenus 16 M W Maine -----, Angelia 16 F W Maine -----, Alpheus 12 M W Maine -----, Fredrick 9 M W Maine Attended school -----, Phebe L. 6 F W Maine Attended school -----, Stephen 4 M W Maine Attended school

Martha WHITNEY 60 Self F W W ME ME ME Frederick N. WHITNEY 19 Son M S W ME Farmer ME ME Stephen B. WHITNEY 14 Son M S W ME At School ME ME

613 638 Foster, Charles E. Head W M Mar 19 1857 43 mar 25 Maine Maine Maine Carpenter, Owns mortgaged house -----, Angie F. Wife W F Apr 30 1855 45 mar 25 2ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Perley C. Son W M Dec 3 1883 16 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school Whitney, Phebe S. SiL W F Oct 1 1863 36 mar 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine House work

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], s. Thomas and Thankful, b. 5 Aug. 1821," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records. Also, U.S. Census, 1860, Maine, Cumberland County, Casco; Series M653, roll 437, page 152, line 23. However his cemetery marker in Murch Cemeter, South Casco, Cumberland County, Maine shows a birth year of 1819, The US GenWeb Project: Maine, Cumberland County, Casco, Murch Cemetery transcriptions.

2.^  The USGenWeb Project, Maine, Cumberland County, Casco, Murch Cemetery transcriptions.

3.^  "Dec. 3, 1846, Ephraim Whitney & Martha Dolloff, b. of North Yarmouth; [married] by Zadoc Humphrey, North Yarmouth (B:317)," 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. 303. Also, "Ephraim [Whitney] and Martha Dolloff, [married] 3 Dec. 1846. [2:140]," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993). Published by the Society of Mayflower Descendants in Rhode Island.

4.^  "Charles E. Foster and Angelina F. Whitney, both of Auburn, [intentions] 25 August 1875," and "Charles E. Foster and Angeline Whitney, both of Auburn, [married] 2 September 1875," according to Auburn, Maine, Vital Records.


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