Family:Whitney, Merrill E. (c1822-1883)

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Merrill E.8 Whitney (Eliphalet7, Eliphalet6, Joshua5, Joshua4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Eliphalet7 and Sally (Ryan) Whitney, was born 1823, and died 23 Aug 1883, Cape Elizabeth, ME, aged 38 years.[1] He is buried in Browns Hill Cemetery, Portland, ME.

Intentions of marriage were published -- Feb 1857, Cape Elizabeth, ME, for him and "Miss" Martha Ellen Fickett "both of Cape Elizabeth".[2] He married, 7 Feb 1857, Portland, ME, Martha E. Fickett, "both of Cape Elizabeth".[3] She was born about 1834, ME, and died after 1880.

Children of Merrill E.8 and Martha E. (Fickett) Whitney:

i. George E.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1858, ME; not in family in 1870.
ii. S. Whitney, b. 1863; d. 1868; buried in Browns Hill Cemetery, Portland, ME.
ii. Frank E. Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1866, Cape Elizabeth, ME;[4] not in family in 1880.
ii. Carrie B. F. Whitney, b. 6 May 1869, Cape Elizabeth, ME;[5] d. after 1880, then unmarried.

Census

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

103 110 Merrill Whitney 33 M - Grocer $600 $300 Maine Martha E. 26 F - " George E. 2 M - "

447 511 Whitney, M. E. 40 M W R.R. Employee $2000 -- Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Martha E. 32 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Frank 5 M W Maine -----, Carrie 3 F W Maine

M. E. WHITNEY 50 Self M M W VT VT VT Martha E. WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W ME Post Mistress ME ME Carrie B. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME

263 313 Whitney, Martha E. Head W F Jun 1837 62 wid 5ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Post master, Owns free house -----, Carrie B. F. Dau W F May 1869 31 sgl Maine Maine Maine Assistant p. m.

319 373 Fickett, Lovina S. Head W F Mar 1841 59 wid 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine N.G., Owns free house -----, Eva M. Dau W F Apr 1879 21 sgl Maine Maine Maine Book keeper Whitney, Frank E. Neph W M Sep 1864 35 sgl Maine Vermont Maine Farm laborer Burns, George Brdr W M Feb 1879 21 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Teamster, Immig. 1900, Alien

263 313 Whitney, Martha E. Head W F Jun 1837 62 wid 5ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Post master, Owns free house -----, Carrie B. F. Dau W F May 1869 31 sgl Maine Maine Maine Assistant p. m.

References

1.^  "Merrill S. Whitney, [died] age 38-0-0, 23 August 1883, parents unknown," according to Diehm, Anne, comp., Vital Records of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 63 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, c2009).

2.^  "Merrill E. Whitney and Miss Martha Ellen Fickett, both of Cape Elizabeth, intention entered February 1857," according to Diehm, Anne, comp., Vital Records of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 63 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, c2009).

3.^  "Feb. 7, 1857, Merrill E. WHITNEY & Martha E. FICKETT, both of C. Elizabeth; by Rev. C. R. Moore, Portland (C:268)," 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. 504.

3.^  "Frank E. Whitney, child of Merrill E. and Martha E. Whitney, [born] 17 September 1866," according to Diehm, Anne, comp., Vital Records of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 63 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, c2009), p. 145.

4.^  "Carrie B. F. Whitney, child of Merrill E. and Martha E. Whitney, [born] 6 May 1869," according to Diehm, Anne, comp., Vital Records of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 63 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, c2009), p. 145.


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