Family:Whitney, Reuben (1818-1896)

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Reuben8 Whitney (Gustavus Fellows7, Ephraim6, Joel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Gustavus Fellows7 and Hannah (Libby)(Colson) Whitney, was born 1 May 1818, Jonesboro, ME, and died 12 Jan 1896, Jonesboro, ME.

He married, 19 Sep 1847, Jonesboro, ME, Lydia Holmes (Tabbutt) Noyes, daughter of William and Elizabeth (McDonald) Tabbutt. She was born May 1813, South Addison, ME, and died 17 Feb 1883, Jonesboro, ME. She married first, 1 Dec 1834, Jonesboro, ME, Phineas Lincoln Noyes. He was born 10 Dec 1809, Jonesboro, ME, and died 11 Nov 1846, Jonesboro, ME.

Reuben is found in the 1850 and 1870 censuses of Jonesboro, ME. He was a laborer.

Children of Reuben8 and Lydia Holmes (Tabbutt)(Noyes) Whitney:

i. Elvirah Whitney, b. 1848, Jonesboro, ME; m. 7 Jun 1874, Jonesboro, ME, Edwin Varney, b. 26 Jan 1853, Jonesboro, ME, d. 18 April 1927, Jonesboro, ME. They had four children.
ii. Gustavus Fellows Whitney, b. Apr 1850, Jonesboro, ME, m. Lenora Evelyn Smith.
iii. Cora M. Whitney, b. May 1853, Jonesboro, ME; d. after 1900.
iv. Lincoln Whitney, b. 1857, Jonesboro, ME; d. Aug 1879, Jonesboro, ME, aged 22 years of sunstroke.[1]

Census

43 49 Rheuben Whitney 30 M - Laborer $200 Maine Lydia " 34 F - " Elvira " 2 F - " Gustavius F. " 2/12 F - " [sic] George E. Noyes 4 M - " Attended school

39 39 Reuben Whitney 42 M - Farmer $500 $75 Me. Lydia " 46 F - " George Noyes 15 M - " Attended school Elvira Whitney 12 F - " Attended school Gustavus " 10 M - " Attended school Cora " 8 F - " Attended school Lincoln " 3 M - "

71 75 Whitney, Reubin 52 M W Com. Labor $300 $250 Maine Male citizen over 21 " Lydia 57 F W Keeping house " " Gustavus 22 M W Com. Labor " " Elvira 20 F W Housekeeper " " Cora M. 17 F W At School " Attended school " Linchon 13 M W " " " Attended school Noyes, George E. 24 M W Com. Labor $600 $100 " Male citizen over 21 " Clara 26 F W Keeping house " 76 " Daniel S. 36 M W Seaman $400 $100 " Male citizen over 21 " Harriett 30 F W Keeping house "

Reuben WHITNEY 62 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Lydia WHITNEY 66 Wife F M W ME Moma ME ME Cora WHITNEY 27 Dau F S W ME Housework ME ME Gustave F. WHITNEY 30 Son M M W ME Stonecutter ME ME Maude E. WHITNEY 4 GDau F S W ME ME ME Walter L. WHITNEY 2 GSon M S W ME ME ME

242 275 Dudley, B. Franklin Head W M Feb 1872 28 mar 6 Maine Maine Maine Druggist clerk, Rents house -----, Nellie L. Wife W F Oct 1873 26 mar 6 2ch 2liv Canada Eng. Maine Maine -----, Carl P. Son W M Mar 1896 4 Single Maine Maine Canada Eng. -----, George F. Son W M Mar 1899 1 Single Maine Maine Canada Eng. Whitney, Cora Srvt W F Apr 1854 46 Single Maine Maine Maine

References

1.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.


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