Family:Whitney, John (1808-1887)

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John6 Whitney (Samuel5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel5 and Lydia (Curtis) Whitney; born 1 Jun 1808, Lisbon, ME,[1] died 3 Oct 1887, Methuen, MA, aged 79 years 4 months 1 days, of chronic cystitis.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 16 Sep 1836, Lisbon, ME, for him and his first wife, Mary S. Kimball, both "of Lisbon".[3] "Mary, 1st wife of John" d. 14 Apr 1843, Lisbon, ME.[4]

He "Mr." married secondly 9 or 19 Apr 1844, Lisbon, ME, "Miss" Almira Turner, both "of Lisbon".[5]

Children of John6 and Almira (Turner) Whitney:

i. John Carlton Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1845, Lisbon, ME;[6] m.(1) Hattie E. Russell; m.(2) Ella Elizabeth Peaslee.
ii. Edward H. Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1846, Lisbon, ME;[7] d. May 1850, Falmouth, ME, aged 2 years, of croup.[8]
iii. Charles L. Whitney, b. ca. 15 Sep 1851, North Yarmouth, ME; m. Arivesta F. Green.
iv. Willard Roscoe Whitney, b. 12 Jul 1855, North Yarmouth, ME; m.(1) Mary E. Russell; m.(2) Stella M. (Baker)(Perry) McCullough.
v. Hattie E. Whitney, b. ca. 1861, Lisbon, ME; m. 15 Dec 1880, Malden, MA, W. Alton Smith, b. ca. 1852, Sackville, NB, son of Edward and Elizabeth (-----) Smith.[9]

Census

295 323 John Whitney 41 M - Farmer $700 Maine Almira " 31 F - " John C. " 5 M - " Attended school William Boggs 18 M - Laborer N. Brunswick Attended school

4 4 John Whitney 52 M - Farmer $3500 $395 Maine Almira " 42 F - " John C. " 15 M - Farm Laborer " Attended school Charles L. " 8 M - " Attended school Willard R. " 4 M - " Attended school

379 426 Whitney, John 62 M W Hotel Keeper $3500 $300 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Almira 52 F W Keeping House Maine -----, John C. 25 M W Fancy Good Pedlar " Male citizen over 21 -----, Chas. L. 18 M W At Home " Attended school -----, Willard R. 15 M W " Attended school -----, Hattie E. 9 F W " Attended school Wedgwood, M. J. 24 M W Physician $200 Maine Male citizen over 21

John WHITNEY 72 Self M M W ME ME ME Almira WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W ME ME ME Willard R. WHITNEY 24 Son M S W ME Expressman ME ME Alton S. SMITH 29 Oth M S W N. BRUNSWICK Building Mover N. B. N. B. Ansley BARNES 22 Oth M S W N. B. Building Mover N. B. N. B.

Chas. L. WHITNEY 28 Self M M W ME Expressman ME ME Arivesta F. WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Hattie E. WHITNEY 18 Sis F S W ME Works In Rubber Facty. ME ME George WHITEHOUSE 22 Oth M S W ME Teamster ME ME Ira HOPKINS 18 Oth M S W MA Teamster NH ENG Millbry WHITE 28 Oth M S W MA Teamster IRE ---

References

1.^  "John [Whitney] s. Samuel L. and Lydia, b. 1 June 1808," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed., Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 382, page 282.

3.^  "John and Marry [sic]S. Kimball, both of Lisbon, [intentions] Sep. 16, 1836," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed., Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

4.^  "Mary, 1st wife of John, d. Apr. 14, 1843," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed., Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

5.^  "John and Almira Turner, both of Lisbon, [married] Apr. 9, 1844," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed., Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995). Also "Apr. 19, 1844, [married] Mr. John Whitney & Miss Almira Turner, both of Lisbon, by Albert W. Purrington," according to Judith Holbrook Kelley and Clayton Rand Adams, comps. and eds., Marriage Returns of Lincoln County, Maine. Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 39 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, [2002]), p. 141.

6.^  "John C. s. John and 2d wife Almira, b. Mar. 16, 1845," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed., Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

7.^  "Edward H. s. of John and 2d wife Almira, b. Oct. 29, 1846," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed., Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

8.^  Edward H. Whitney, d. at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., ME, age 2, male, b. Maine, d. May, of Croup, ill 6 days, according to 1850 Mortality Schedules, Maine.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 317, page 155.


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