Family:Whitney, Willis Sprague (1848-?)

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Willis Sprague8 Whitney (Robert Patten7, Joseph6, Joseph5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Robert Patten7 and Ruth F. (Sprague) Whitney, was born 19 Oct 1848, Topsham, ME,[1] and died after 1882.

He married firstly, 12 Aug 1878, Boston, MA, Lillian E. Thompson, daughter of William H. and Anna R. (-----) Thompson,[2] or, m. 12 Jul 1882, Lillian E. Thompson.[3] She was born about 1854, Cumberland, RI.

He married secondly, 24 Oct 1882, Boston, MA, Alice L. Harrington, of New York City daughter of Frank and Anna (-----) Harrington.[4] She was born about 1859, St. John, NB.

Children of Willis Sprague8 and Lillian E. (Thompson) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of Willis Sprague8 and Alice L. (Harrington) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

  • 1880: not found.

References

1.^  "Willis Sprague [Whitney], ch. Robert P. and Ruth F., [born] Oct. 19, 1848, in T.," according to Hill, Mary P., ed., Vital Records of Topsham, to the Year 1892 (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [1929] 1996).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 300, page 124.

3.^  "Willis S. [Whitney], and Lillian E. Thompson, [married] July 12, 1882, P.R.31," according to Hill, Mary P., ed., Vital Records of Topsham, to the Year 1892 (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [1929] 1996).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 336, page 115.


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