Family:Whitney, Benjamin Church (1858-1953)

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Benjamin Church8 Whitney (David White7, Abiezer Holbrook6, Nathan5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of David White7 and Olena E. (Church) Whitney, was born 23 Oct 1858, Augusta, ME, and died 12 Jan 1953, Wichita, KS. He was buried in Old Mission Mausoleum, Wichita, KS.[1]

Marriage intentions for him "of Salem, Mass." and Carrie E. McCausland were published 24 Jul 1890, Farmingdale, ME.[2] He married, 29 Jul 1890, Gardiner, ME [also recorded at Salem, MA], Carrie E. McCausland,[3] daughter of Benjamin U. and Emily M. (Lord) McCausland. She was born 2 Jan 1862, Farmingdale. ME, and died 4 Feb 1937, Wichita, KS. She was buried in Old Mission Mausoleum, Wichita, KS.[4]

They resided Wichita, KS.

Children of Benjamin Church8 and Carrie E. (McCausland) Whitney:

i. Mabel Church9 Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1894, KS; d. 11 Jul 1898, Wichita, KS; bur. Old Mission Mausoleum, Wichita, KS;[5] m. Benjamin Boyce Redfield.
ii. Harold B. Whitney, b. 1902, KS; d. 1963; bur. Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, KS;[6] m. Nina Daisy Ross.


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  • 1910, Wichita Ward 4, Sedgwick Co., KS, p. 1B:
  • 1920, Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS, p. 14B:
  • 1930, Wichita, Sedgwick Co., KS, p. 20B:
  • 1940, Wichita W, Sedgwick Co., KS, p. 16B:


  • Census records.

1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #7626618, Benjamin Church Whitney.

2.^  "Benjamin C. [Whitney], of Salem, Mass., and Carrie E. McCausland, int. July 24, 1890," according to Vital Records of Farmingdale, Maine, prior to 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1909).

3.^  "Benj[amin] C. [Whitney], of Salem, Mass., and Carrie E. McCausland, [married] July 29, 1890," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 406, page 397.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #7626617, Carrie E. McCausland Whitney.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #7626086, Mabel Church Whitney.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #43284119, Harold B. Whitney.

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