Family:Whitney, John J. (c1828-a1880)

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John J.8 Whitney (Eliphalet7, Eliphalet6, Joshua5, Joshua4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Eliphalet7 and Sally (Ryan) Whitney, was born about 1828, and died after 1880.

He "of Putney, Vt." married firstly, 4 Apr 1853, Freeport, ME, Julietta S. Mitchell of Freeport, by Rev. John Hubbard.[1]

He married secondly, 6 Nov 1866, Pownal, ME, Charlotte Sawyer, daughter of William Blake and Eunice (Field) Sawyer. She was born 6 Feb 1841, New Gloucester, ME, and died after 1900.

Children of John J.8 and Julietta S. (Mitchell) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of John J.8 and Charlotte (Sawyer) Whitney:

i. Flora E.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1868, ME; d. after 1880.
ii. True H. Whitney, b. Jan 1870, ME; "True A." d. 17 Aug 1884, Cape Elizabeth, ME, aged 14 years 3 months.[2]
iii. Charles E. Whitney, b. ca. 1872, ME; d. after 1880.
iv. John R. Whitney, b. May 1873, ME; m. 11 Dec 1899, South Portland, ME, Ethel Salvador,[3] b. Jun 1879, ME.
v. Lottie C. Whitney, b. ca. 1875, ME; d. after 1880.
vi. Joseph Lester Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1877, New Gloucester, ME; m. 14 Jun 1900, Georgianna Dyer.
vii. Orlow B. Whitney, b. ca. 1878, ME; d. after 1880.


74 74 William W. Whitney 30 M - Farmer $6000 Maine Mary A. " 34 F - Do John E. Whitney 1 M - Do Merrill E. Whitney 28 M - Laborer Vermont John J. Whitney 22 M - Laborer Maine

270 274 Sawyer, William B. 74 M W Farmer $300 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Eunice 74 F " Keeping House " -----, John B. 44 M " Farmer $2000 $500 " Male citizen over 21 Whitney, John J. 42 M " Laborer $100 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Charlotte 26 F " Keeping House " -----, Flora 2 F " " -----, True 5/12 M " " Born in Jan

J. J. WHITNEY 39 Self F W W ME Keeping House ME ME Flora E. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME True H. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W ME At School ME ME Chas. E. WHITNEY 8 Son M S W ME At School ME ME John R. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W ME ME ME Lottie C. WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W ME ME ME J. Lester WHITNEY 3 Son M S W ME ME ME Orlow B. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W ME ME ME

207 292 Whitney, Charlotte Head W F Feb 1841 59 wid 7ch 5liv Maine Maine Maine N.G., Rents house -----, Charles E. Son W M Sep 1871 28 sgl Maine Vermont Maine Yardman R.R. -----, Joseph L. Son W M Jan 1877 23 sgl Maine Vermont Maine Salesman grocery

285 338 Whitney, John R. Head W M May 1873 27 mar 0 Maine Maine Maine House painter, Rents house -----, Ethel Wife W F Jun 1879 20 mar 0 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine


  • Census records.

1.^  "Apr. 4, 1853, John J. WHITNEY of Putney, Vt., & Julietta S. MITCHELL of Freeport; by Rev. John HUBBARD, Freeport (C:112)," 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. 410.

2.^  "True A. Whitney, age 14-3-0, 17 August 1884, John J. and Charlotte Whitney, parents," according to Diehm, Anne, comp., Vital Records of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 63 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, c2009).

3.^  Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996, at

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