Family:Whitney, William H. (1860-1915)

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William H.8 Whitney (Andrew Rollins7, Adams6, Isaac5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Andrew Rollins7 and Mary (Rand) Whitney, was born 19 Apr 1860, Standish, ME, and died 2 Jun 1915, Standish, ME, aged 55 years 1 month 13 days.[1]

He married about 1892, Ada G. A. Alley, daughter of Timothy G. and Sarah P. (-----) Alley of Standish, ME. She was born Aug 1874, prob. in Standish,ME, and died after 1930.

The census of 1870 notes that William was born in Standish. The 1880 census notes that he was a coat maker, and one leg was three inches shorter than the other.

Children of William H.8 and Ada G. A. (Alley) Whitney:

i. Leland H.9 Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1893, Standish, ME;[2] d. 1959; buried in the Dow's Corner Cemetery, Standish, ME.
ii. Earle Jessie Whitney, b. 12 Oct 1898, Standish, ME.[3]
iii. Lillian Bertha Whitney, b. 27 Sep 1903, Standish, ME.[4]

Census

323 329 Whitney, William H. Head W M Apr 1860 40 mar 8 Maine Maine Maine Tailoring, Owns free house -----, Ada G. Wife W F Aug 1874 25 mar 8 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Leland H. Son W M Oct 1892 7 sgl Maine Maine Maine -----, L. Earl Son W M Oct 1897 2 sgl Maine Maine Maine

  • 1910, Standish, Cumberland Co., ME.
  • 1920, Standish, Cumberland Co., ME, Widow Ada.
  • 1930, Standish, Cumberland Co., ME, Widow Ada.

References

1.^  "William H. [Whitney], d. 2 June 1915, age 55-1-13," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "L. H. [Whitney], s. of William H. and Ada G., b. 14 Oct 1893," and "Leland H. [Whitney], s. of William H. (coatmaker) and Ada G. (Alley), b. 14 Oct 1893," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Earle L. [Whitney], s. of William H. (coatmaker) and Ada G. (Alley), b. 12 Oct 1898," and "infant [Whitney], s. to William H. and Ada G., October 12, 1898," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Lillian Bertha [Whitney], d. of William H. (coatmaker) and Ada G. (Alley), b. 27 Sept 1903," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.


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