Family:Whitney, Alpheus (1840-1897)

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Alpheus7 Whitney (Eliab T.6, Josiah5, John4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Eliab T.6 and Lydia (Williams) Whitney, was born 16 Feb 1840, Newcastle, ME, and died 30 Oct 1897, Saco, ME. He is buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath, ME.

He married firstly, 23 Jul 1864, Edgecomb, ME, Mehitable C. "Hattie" Tibbets. She was born 1837, Bath, ME, died 4 Dec 1880, Bath, ME, and was buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath, ME. She had no known children.

He married secondly, 24 Oct 1884, or 25 Oct 1883, Bath, ME, "Mrs." Georgia F. Hilton.[1] She was born 29 Jul 1857.

He returned from Gloucester, MA, to Bath, ME, before 15 Dec 1868, and resided there until between 1883 and 1884. He was a carpenter.

He is a carpenter; res Brooklyn, NY, 167 55th St.

Children of Alpheus7 and Mehitable C. (Tibbets) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of Alpheus7 and Georgia F. (Hilton) Whitney:

i. Eleanor Gertrude8 Whitney, b. 25 Aug 1886; d. 13 Oct 1886, Brooklyn, NY. She is buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath, ME.
ii. Howard Whitney or Alpheus Whitney, b. 17 Dec 1889, Rockport, MA;[2] d. 13 Jun 1890, Brooklyn, NY. He is buried in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath, ME.


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Alpheus WHITNEY 40 Self M M W ME Planker ME ME Merhitable WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W ME ME ME Eliza ROSS 64 MotL F W W ME Keeping House ME ME

  • 1890: Brooklyn, NY


  • Bath, ME Vital Records, 1873 to 1892
  • "Bath Families of the 19th Century", Alfred T. Holt; Patten Free Library, Bath, ME

1.^  "Alpheus [Whitney], and Georgia F. Hilton, m. 25 Oct 1883," according to Bath, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 394, page 372.

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