Family:Whitney, Russell (1816-1859)

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Russell Whitney (John), son of John and Lydia (Russell) Whitney, was born 7 Jan 1816, Union, ME, and died 22 Nov 1859.

He married, 22 or 26 Sep 1852, Rockport, ME, Henrietta Lucretia McKellar of Camden, daughter of Andrew and Bathsheba (Annis) McKellar. She was born 25 Sep 1833, Warren, ME, and died after 1910. Marriage intentions were published 24 Mar 1879, Warren, ME, for her "Mrs." and "Mr." Amasa Carroll "both of Warren".[1] She married secondly, 20 Jun 1879, Camden, ME, Amasa Carroll, "both of Warren", ME.[2]

In Sep 1840, his father John Whitney sold a farm in Warren, ME, to him for $500, "Fifty acres more or less with buildings being the same now occupied by me".

Children of Russell and Henrietta L. (McKellar) Whitney:

i. Lydia J. Whitney, b. Nov 1853; d. Dec 1853.
ii. Alden R. Whitney, b. 14 Feb 1855, Warren, ME; d. 2 Apr 1937, Ashland, ME; unmarried.

Census

247 267 John Whittemy 73 M - Mass. Lydia " 70 F - Me. James " 36 M - Farmer $500 " Russell " 34 M - " $600 "

332 350 Andrew McKellar 62 M - Farmer $800 $100 Maine Barshaba J. 56 F - " Lycurgus U. 14 M - " Attended school 351 Henrietta L. Whitney 27 F - " Alden " 4 M - "

246 252 Whitney, Henrietta 37 F W Keeping House $500 $150 Warren, Maine -----, Alden 14 M W Work on Farm Warren, Maine Attended school

Eug MCKILLAN 30 Self M W MAINE Farmer ME ME Bash MCKILLAN 74 Moth F W W MAINE Keeping House ME ME Alden WHITNEY 24 Oth M S W MAINE Labourer ME ME

128 130 Whitney, Alden Head W M Feb 1856 44 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer, Rents housee Carroll, Henrietta Moth W F Sep 1833 66 wid 2ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine House keeper

  • 1910, Ashland, Aroostook Co., ME.

References

  • Census Records

1.^  "19 March 1879, Mr. Amasa Carroll and Mrs. Henrietta L. Whitney, both of Warren, ME, certificate issued 24 March 1879," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Warren, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #44 (Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2004).

2.^  "Henrietta L. [Whitney], and Amasa Carroll, both of Warren, 20 June, 1879," according to Marlene A. Groves, ed., Vital Records of Camden/Rockport, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 49 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2006), p. 265.


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