Family:Whitney, Robert S. (1836-1878)

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Robert S.8 Whitney (Ebenezer F.7, Peter6, Abraham5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ebenezer F.7 and Sarah (Small) Whitney, was born about Nov 1836, ME, and died 11 Feb 1878, Litchfield, ME, aged 41 years 4 months. He is buried in Litchfield Plains Cemetery, Litchfield Plains, ME.[1]

He married firstly, 25 Jun 1859, Litchfield, ME, Almira/Miza E. Hall.[2]

He married secondly, 21 Sep 1862, Litchfield, ME, Nancy J. Chase, daughter of William and Mary Jane (Alexander) Chase. She was born 24 Sep 1840, probably Litchfield, ME, and died 2 Feb 1867, aged 26 years 2 months. She is buried in Litchfield Plains Cemetery, Litchfield Plains, ME.[3]

He married thirdly, between 1867 and 1869, Leattea A. Bradstreet, daughter of ----- and Elizabeth (-----) Bradstreet. She was born 1838, ME, and died 1911. She is buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, ME.[4]

Children of Robert S.8 and Miza E. (Hall) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of Robert S.8 and Nancy J. (Chase) Whitney:

i. William Chase9 Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1863, Litchfield, ME;[5] m. 20 Jun 1886, Richmond, ME, Adeline/Adelaide May Lancaster,[6] b. 3 Jun 1866, Richmond, ME, d. 20 Mar 1911, Hadley, MA, dau. of Potter and Nancy E. (Cook) Lancaster, bur. Litchfield Plains Cemetery, Litchfield Plains, ME.[7] He was of Granby, MA, in 1900; in 1904 he was farmer in Chicopee, MA.
a. Robert A.10 Whitney, b. ca. 1 Apr 1890, West Gardiner, ME; d. 24 Jan 1893, Tewksbury, MA, aged 2 years 9 months 23 days, of brain disease.[8]
b. Raymond W. Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1894, Tewksbury, MA; d. aft. 1940; m. Ruth L. -----.
c. Helen E. Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1897, Chicopee, MA;[9] d. aft. 1910.
d. Florence A. Whitney, b. 29 July 1904, Chicopee, MA;[10] d. aft. 1910.
ii. Mamie J. Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1864, Litchfield, ME;[11] not in family in 1870.
iii. Edgar F. Whitney, b. ca. 1867, prob. Richmond, ME; d. after 1880; m. 16 Oct 1892, Litchfield, ME, Grace E. Getshell, b. 1870, d. 1908, bur. Litchfield Plains Cemetery, Litchfield Plains, ME.[12]

Children of Robert S.8 and Leattea A. (Bradstreet) Whitney:

iv. George A. Whitney, b. Sep 1869, prob. Richmond, ME; d. 1928; bur Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, ME.[13]
v. Clementina Whitney, b. 1872; d. 1957; bur Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, ME.[14]
vi. Amherst R. Whitney, b. 1876; d. 1894; bur Evergreen Cemetery, Richmond, ME.[15]

Census

18 20 Whitney, Robert S. 34 M W Black Smith $1200 $300 Me. Male citizen over 21 -----, Latta 33 F W Keeping House Me. -----, Willie C. 6 M W Me. -----, Edgar 3 M W Me. -----, George 8/12 M W Me. Born in Sep

Wm. E. CHASE 41 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Sarah J. CHASE 35 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Maud B. CHASE 5 Dau F S W ME ME ME Edgar F. WHITNEY 13 Neph M S W ME Farm Boy ME ME

Lemual CARLTON 66 Self M M W ME Farming ME ME Nancy CARLTON 65 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Charles L. CARLTON 30 Son M S W ME Sailor ME ME Ellen H. CARLTON 25 Dau F S W ME Works In Straw Shop ME ME Isabella S. CARLTON 24 Dau F S W ME Works In Straw Shop ME ME George A. WHITNEY 11 Oth M S W ME Works On Farm ME ME

Whitney, William Head W M and family

75 75 Whitney, Edward Head W M Oct 1876 23 mar 6 Maine Maine Maine Weaver, House -----, Grace Wife W F Nov 1876 23 mar 6 4ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Ethel M. Dau W F Oct 1897 3 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, Marion L. Dau W F Feb 1900 4m sgl Maine Maine Maine

  • 1910, Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA: Son William and family.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #87998866, Robert S. Whitney.

2.^  "Mr. Robert __ Whitney of Bowdoinham and Miss Almira C. Hall of Litchfield intend marriage, Bowdoinham, 25 June 1859," according to Bowdoinham, Maine, Vital Records. "Robert S. Whitney and Miza E. Hall, m. 25 Jun 1859," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #87998844, Nancy J. Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #51890138, Leattea Bradstreet Whitney.

5.^  "William Chase Whitney, s. of Robert Whitney and Marcy, b. 1 Aug 1863," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

6.^  Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921, at FamilySearch.org.

7.^  Find A Grave memorial #44361049, Adeline M. Whitney.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 438, page 401.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 533, page 82.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 533, page 82.

11.^  "Mamie J. Whitney, d. of Robert S. Whitney and Nancy J., b. 29 Dec 1864," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

12.^  Find A Grave memorial #44312705, Grace E. Whitney.

13.^  Find A Grave memorial #51890138, George A. Whitney.

14.^  Find A Grave memorial #51890152, Clementina Whitney.

15.^  Find A Grave memorial #51890131, Amherst R. Whitney.


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