Family:Whitney, Lemuel Bartlett (1821-1864)

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Lemuel Bartlett7 Whitney (Solomon6, Joseph5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Solomon6 and Phebe (Gilkey) Whitney, was born 31 Dec 1821, Unity, ME,[1] and died 20 May 1864, Spottsylvania, VA.

Marriage intentions were published 18 Dec 1847, Lincoln, ME, for him and Sarah P. Miller.[2] He married, 2 Jan 1848, Lincoln, ME, Sarah P. Miller, of Lincoln, ME. She was born about 1822, ME, and died after 1880.

Lemuel was killed in the Civil War, and his widow received a pension from the U.S. government.

Children of Lemuel Bartlett7 and Sarah P. (Miller) Whitney:

i. Abner P.8 Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1848, prob. Lincoln, ME; d. after 1880, then unmarried.
ii. Frederica B. H. Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1852, Bangor, ME.[3] While this would appear to be the name of a daughter, the 1860 census calls this child Frederic, and a male. Not found in 1870 or 1880.
iii. Jessie Benton Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1856, Bangor, ME;[4] d. after 1870. Not found in 1880.

Census

31 33 Lemuel B. Whitney 29 M - Shoe Maker Me. Sarah P. Whitney 28 F - " Abner P. " 1 M - "

1031 1097 Lemual B. Whitney 39 M - Cordwainer $300 Me. Sarah " 38 F - " Abner K. " 11 M - " Attended school Fredric " 9 " - " Attended school Jessie " 3 F - " John H. Mason 22 M - Tailor " Eldeof Stevens 24 " - Cordwainer "

Childrens Home 1280 1436 Hines, Julia 44 F W Matron of Children's Home $30000 $5000 Maine ... Whitney, Jessie 14 F W Maine Attended school ...

1107 1247 Walker, Benj. E. 37 M W Painter Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Lizzie 34 F W Keeping House " -----, Mary 14 F W " Attended school -----, Frank 9 M W " Attended school 1248 Whitney, Abner R. 19 M W Clerk in Office " -----, Sarah 42 F W Keeping House " -----, Theodocia 18 F W "

Theodocia is unidentified.

Abner R. WHITNEY 32 Self M S W ME Book Agent ME ME Sarrah P. WHITNEY 58 Moth F W W ME Keeping House ME ME

Since Abner is listed as single, not widowed, it would appear that Theodocia was not his wife.

References

1.^  "Lemuel Bartlett [Whitney], s. Solomon and Phebe, b. 31 Dec 1821," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

2.^  "Lemuel B. [Whitney], and Sarah P. Miller, int., Dec. 18, 1847," according to Lincoln, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Whitney, Frederica B.H., daughter of Lemuel B. and Sarah P. Whitney, born 15 June 1842," according to Michelle E. Thomas, Vital Records of Bangor, Maine (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2002-2003), vol. 1, p. 312.

4.^  "Whitney, Jessie Benton, child of Lemuel B. and Sarah P. Whitney, born 5 September 1856," according to Michelle E. Thomas, Vital Records of Bangor, Maine (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2002-2003), vol. 1, p. 312.


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