Family:Whitney, William Whitmore (1843-1929)

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William Whitmore8 Whitney (Reuben7, Thomas6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Reuben7 and Elizabeth H. (Doan) Whitney, was born 30 May 1843, prob. Hampden, ME, and died 19 Dec 1929, prob. Hampden. ME.

He married, 25 Jul 1875, Hampden, ME, Hellen Maria Kimball, or Helen Maria Delano, daughter of George Asbry and Susan V. (Gray) Delano. She was born 19 Jun 1853, Winterport, ME, and died 2 Feb 1897, prob. Hampden, ME. Both are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.

Children of William Whitmore8 and Hellen Maria (Kimball) Whitney:

i. Willie9 Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1876, prob. Hampden, ME; d. 12 Oct 1876, prob. Hampden, ME. Buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
ii. Harry G. Whitney, b. 1879; d. 1970; m. Gladys E. Clarke, b. 1898, d. 1969. Both are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME. Known children are:
a. Glenice Gueniveri10 Whitney, b. 1914; d. 1914; buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
b. Maverick H. Whitney, b. Dec 1915; m. Waverly M. Alexander, b. 1910. Both are buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
iii. Elizabeth Marie Whitney, b. Aug 1884, prob. Hampden, ME; d. 16 Jun 1923; m. 12 Sep 1912, Bangor, ME, LeRoy Woodbury Nason. Buried in the Locust Grove Cemetery, Hampden, ME.


Helen Maria Delano is a descendant of "Mayflower" passengers Richard Warren, William Brewster, Isaac Allerton, John Howland, and John Billington, as follows:

  1. Richard Warren, m. Elizabeth Walker
  2. Nathaniel Warren, m. Sarah Walker
  3. Mercy Warren, m. Jonathan Delano
  4. Jethro Delano, m. Elizabeth Pope
  5. Nathan Delano, m. Sarah Tripp
  6. Eliashib Delano, m. Azubah Knowles [see below]
  7. Paul Dudley Delano, m. Maria West [see below]
  8. George Asbry Delano, m. Susan V. Gray
  9. Helen Maria Delano, m. William Whitmore Whitney

  1. William Brewster, m. Mary -----
  2. Patience Brewster, m. Thomas Prence
  3. Mercy Prence, m. John Freeman [see below]
  4. Mercy Freeman, m. John Knowles
  5. Samuel Knowles, m. Bethiah Brown
  6. Samuel Knowles, m. Hannah Freeman [see below]
  7. Hatsel Knowles, m. Mary Atwood Freeman
  8. Azubah Knowles, m. Eliashib Delano [see above]

  1. Mercy Prence, m. John Freeman [see above]
  2. Thomas Freeman, m. Rebecca Sparrow
  3. Prince Freeman, m. Mary Doane
  4. Hannah Freeman, m. Samuel Knowles [see above]

  1. Isaac Allerton, m. Mary Ann Norris
  2. Mary Allerton, m. Thomas Cushman
  3. Thomas Cushman, m. Ruth Howland [see below]
  4. Robert Cushman, m. Persis Lewis
  5. Robert Cushman, m. Mercy Washburn [see below]
  6. Hannah Cushman, m. John Cobb
  7. Abigail Cobb, m. Bartlett West
  8. Charles West, m. Judith Coffin
  9. Maria West, m. Paul Dudley Knowles [see above]

  1. John Howland, m. Elizabeth Tilley
  2. Ruth Howland, m. Thomas Cushman [see above]

  1. John Billington, m. Eleanor -----
  2. Francis Billington, m. Christian (Penn) Eaton
  3. Isaac Billington, m. Hannah Glass
  4. Lydia Billington, m. John Washburn
  5. Mercy Washburn, m. Robert Cushman [see above]


Wm. W. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W ME Sailor ME ME Maria H. WHITNEY 27 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Harry WHITNEY 8M Son M S W ME ME ME Susan DELANO 45 MotL F D W ME ME ME

184 190 Whitney, William Head W M Jun 1843 56 wid Maine Maine Maine Seaman, Owns free house -----, Harry Son W M Sep 1879 20 Maine Maine Maine -----, Elizabeth M. Dau W F Aug 1883 16 Maine Maine Maine House keeper Kimball, Hellen M. Srvt W F Mar 1858 42 mar 26 7ch 5liv Maine

  • 1910, Hampden, Penobscot Co., ME; pilot of passenger steamer
  • 1920, Hampden, Penobscot Co., ME; chief officer of steamship company


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