Family:Whitney, Ezra Ames (1815-a1870)

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Ezra Ames7 Whitney (Isaac6, Barnabas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac6 and Elizabeth C. (Parlin) Whitney, was born 6 Mar 1815, Augusta, ME.

He married firstly, Martha Tilton. She was born 5 Mar 1814, and died 3 Apr 1841, Freeman, ME. She is buried in the Strong Village Cemetery, Strong, ME.

He married secondly, 26 December 1862, Steuben, ME, Abigail Jane Watts, daughter of Joseph Tupper and Hannah (Wakefield) Watts. She was born Feb 1833, Steuben, ME.

Children of Ezra Ames7 and Martha (Tilton) Whitney:

i. Melissa Pandora8 Whitney, b. 6 Dec 1837, Freeman, ME; d. 14 Oct 1859, Freeman, ME;[1] buried in the Tuttle Corner Cemetery, Freeman, ME.
ii. John Albert Whitney, b. 26 Jan 1840, Strong, ME; d. 17 Nov 1862, Freeman, ME; buried in the Tuttle Corner Cemetery, Freeman, ME.

Children of Ezra Ames7 and Abigail Jane (Watts) Whitney:

iii. Columbus L. Whitney, b. 1854, Freeman, ME; d. 10 Feb 1862, Freeman, ME; buried in the Tuttle Corner Cemetery, Freeman, ME.
iv. H. Judson Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1856, prob. Freeman, ME; buried in the Steuben Cemetery, Union Church, Steuben, ME.
v. Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Whitney, b. 8 Dec 1857, Freeman, ME; d. 3 Dec 1916, Newton, MA; m. 16 Jul 1874, Skowhegan, ME, James Cleveland Durrell, b. 15 Oct 1854, d. 15 Jun 1920, Newton, MA.
vi. Bion E. A. Whitney, b. 1 May 1859, Skowhegan, ME; d. 4 Apr 1924, Bar Harbor, ME; m.(1) 16 Jan 1887, Millbridge, ME, Marcia Pray; m.(2) a "Miss Leighton".
vii. Anna L. "Annie" Whitney, b. ca. 1863, prob. Skowhegan, ME; d. after 1930; m. 2 Jul 1883, Boston, MA [or Somerville, MA], Frederick Orion Dodge, b. ca. 1856, Nashua, NH, son of George F. and Charlotte J. (-----) Dodge.[2]

Census

38 40 Isaac Whitney 60 M - Farmer $550 Maine Elizabeth " 62 F - Massachusetts Ezra A. " 38 M - Painter Maine Melissa " 12 F - " Attended school Albert S. " 10 M - " Attended school

326 329 Ezra A. Whitney 45 M - Milling $1400 $400 Maine Abby J. Whitney 27 F - Maine Columbus L. Whitney 6 M - Maine Attended school Albert J. Whitney 20 M - Laborer Maine Attended school Mary Lizzie Whitney 2 F - Maine ----- Whitney 1/12 M - Maine

197 198 Vosmus, Sarah 29 F W Keeping house $1200 $200 Maine -----, Charles 8 M W At home " Attended school -----, Clara 6 F W " " " Palmer, George 19 M W Ape. to Tinman " Taylor, George 22 M W Stone Mason $500 " Male citizen over 21 Smith, Isaac J. 25 M W Carpenter " Male citizen over 21 Lincoln, Lemuel 30 M W House Painter " Male citizen over 21 Clark, Sarah 36 F W Domestic Servant " 199 Clark, Charles 35 M W Baker Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Cate E. 35 F W Keeping house " Parents foreign born -----, Charles H. 14 M W At home " Attended school Whitney, Ezra A. 55 M W Carpenter " Male citizen over 21 -----, Abbie 37 F W Boarding " -----, Mary E. 12 F W At home " Attended school -----, Bion E. H. 10 M W " " " Attended school -----, Anna L. 7 F W " " " Attended school

Abby J. WHITNEY 46 Self F M W ME Dress Maker ME ME Annie L. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Julia A. SMLEY 70 MotL F S W ME ... At Home ME ME Hannah HILTON 74 Oth F S W ME At Home ME NH

Abby is listed as "married", but Ezra is not in the household.

23 28 Dodge, Frederick A. Head W M Oct 1857 42 mar 17 Massachusetts New Hampshire Vermont Trav. salesman, Rents house -----, Annie L. Wife W F Apr 1863 37 mar 17 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Marquita W. Dau W F Nov 1890 9 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine At school Whitney, Abbie J. MiL W F Feb 1833 67 wid 5ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine

285 317 Millien, Celestia A. Head W F Nov 1851 48 wid Maine Maine Maine N.G., Owns free house Whitny, Bion E. Ldgr W M Apr 1860 40 mar 13 Maine Maine Maine Barber -----, Marcia Ldgr W F Jul 1861 38 mar 13 Maine Maine Maine Herrick, ----- Ldgr W M --- ---- -- --- -- -- -- Copp, Rodney Ldgr W M --- 1843 57 mar Maine Maine Maine Painter house Rich, Walter E. Ldgr W M May 1870 30 sgl New York New York New York Bicycle teacher Milliken, Robert Ldgr W M Jan 1855 45 mar 16 Maine Maine Maine Jemlly (repg.) -----, Geneva Ldgr W F Apr 1863 37 mar 26 Maine Maine Maine Martin, Ethel Srvt W F Sep 1882 17 sgl Maine Maine Maine Servant

References

  • Census records.
  • LDS Film #1597747, Vital Records of Steuben, ME

1.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 344, page 230. Her parents are incorrectly listed as "Asa L." and "Emma W.", but her age of 20 and birth in Freeman, ME, identify her.


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