Family:Whitney, Melvin B. (1833-1886)

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Melvin B.8 Whitney (Ebenezer7, Ebenezer6, Samuel5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ebenezer7 and Louisa (Gowell) Whitney, was born 6 Apr 1833, Bowdoinham, ME,[1] and died 9 Oct 1886, West Gardiner, ME, aged 63.[2]

He married firstly, 9 Nov 1873, Boston, MA, Mary Wheeler,[3] daughter of William and Margaret (Hunnewell) Wheeler. She was born about 1845, Boston, MA, and died before 1880.

He married secondly, 9 Feb 1881, West Gardiner, ME, "Mrs." Rozilla A. (-----) Stewart.[4] She was born May 1840, ME, and died after 1900.

Children of Melvin B.8 and Mary (Wheeler) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of Melvin B.8 and Rozilla A. (-----)(Stewart) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

Melvin B. WHITNEY 45 Self M W W MAINE Farmer ME. ME. Eben WHITNEY 80 Fath M W W MAINE Farmer ME. ME.

155 160 Curtis, Walter B. Head W M Jul 1867 32 mar 6 Maine Maine Maine Owns mortgaged farm -----, Sarah J. Wife W F Dec 1864 35 mar 6 5ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine Stuart, Rose A. SDau W F Sep 1887 12 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school Curtis, Mayland Son W M May 1896 4 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Florence HDau W F Jul 1897 2 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Clarence J. Son W M Oct 1898 1 sgl Maine Maine Maine Whitney, Rozilla A. Brdr W F May 1840 60 wid Maine Maine Maine

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Melvin B. [Whitney], [son of Eben and Louisa,] born 6 April 1833," according to Bowdoinham, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Melvin B. [Whitney], [died] Oct. 9, 1886, ae 63," according to Mary P. Hill, ed., Vital Records of West Gardiner, to the Year 1892 (1939-41; reprint, Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., 1997).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 255, page 176.

4.^  "Melvin B. [Whitney], and Mrs. Rozilla [int., Rosella] A. Stewart, [married] Feb 9, 1881," according to Mary P. Hill, ed., Vital Records of West Gardiner, to the Year 1892 (1939-41; reprint, Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., 1997).


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