Family:Whitney, William R. (1853-1920)

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William R.8 Whitney (James Edward7, Samuel6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of James Edward7 and Ruth Ann (Kenny) Whitney, was born 22 Dec 1853, Wakefield, NB, and died 21 Jul 1920. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, ME.[1]

He married, about 1878, Florence May Stoddard, daughter of Hezekiah and Esther (-----) Stoddard. She was born 23 Apr 1860, Woodstock, NB, and died 6 Aug 1910, Norridgewock, ME. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, ME.[2]

Children of William R.8 and Florence May (Stoddard) Whitney:

i. Earnest William9 Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1879, NB; d. 24 Nov 1886; bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, ME.[3]
ii. Lewis Linwood Whitney, b. 10 Sep 1884, Houlton, ME; 12 Oct 1918, Norridgewock, ME; bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Houlton, ME;[4] m. 24 Sep 1918, Rochester, NH, Grace Edna Knight (1896–1964).
iii. Lillian Beatrice Whitney, b. Oct 1892, ME; m. 10 Mar 1910, Norridgewock, ME, James M. Hilton.


210 William WHITNEY M Male English 25 N. B. Farmer Florence WHITNEY M Female English 21 N. B. Tailoress F Baptist Earnest WHITNEY Female English 1 N. B.

129 131 Whitney, William Head W M Apr 1854 46 mar 21 Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Farmer, Immig. 1884, Na., Owns free farm -----, Florence M. Wife W F Apr 1860 40 mar 21 3ch 2liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Immig. 1884 -----, Lewis L. Son W M Sep 1884 15 sgl Maine Canada Eng. Canada Eng. At school -----, Lillian B. Dau W F Oct 1892 7 sgl Maine Canada Eng. Canada Eng. At school Friel, Maria Srvt W F Sep 1874 25 sgl Canada Eng. Ireland Ireland Housekeeper


  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #30263221, William R. Whitney.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #30263272, Florence M. Stoddard Whitney.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #30263401, Earnest W. Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #30263322, Lewis Linwood Whitney.

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