Family:Whitney, Benjamin Dexter (1841-1917)

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Benjamin Dexter7 Whitney (Benjamin6, Micha5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Benjamin6 and Susan (Wells) Whitney, was born 27 Dec 1841, Madrid, ME, or Phillips, ME,[1] and d. 13 May 1917, Milltown, Calais, ME. (Note: his birth is recorded in the Phillips, ME Vital records; his death record says b. Madrid, ME)

He married, 6 Aug 1865, Phillips, ME, Annis B. Ross,[2] daughter of William and Eunice (Hoar) Ross. She was born 17 Apr 1847, and died 1926, Phillips, ME.

He is a millwright and mechanical engineer; resided Gardiner, ME.

They are buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Phillips, ME.

Children of Benjamin Dexter7 and Annis B. (Ross) Whitney:

i. William Dexter8 Whitney, b. 11 Jul 1871, Gardiner, ME; is an attorney, of the firm of Spear, Andrews & Whitney; resided Gardiner, ME; d. 11 May 1916, Newport, ME; m. 17 Jun 1906, Machias, ME, Ella Rosina McCabe, dau. of James and Susan M. (Whitney) McCabe.
ii. Benjamin Fred Whitney, b. 6 Jul 1887, Gardiner, ME; resided Gardiner, ME. He married Ida M. Paige. He died 9 Jan 1922, Phillips, ME; and they are both buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Phillips, ME.


31 40 Whitney, Dexter B. 27 M W Mill Wright Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Annie B. 23 F W Keeping House Maine

B. D. WHITNEY 38 Self M M W ME Millwright ME ME Annie B. WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W ME Housekeeping ME ME Wm. B. WHITNEY 8 Son M S W ME ME ME

112 142 Whitney, Benjamin F. Head W M Dec 1841 58 mar 33 Maine Maine Maine Millwright, Owns free house -----, Annie B. Wife W F Apr 1847 53 mar 33 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Benjamin F. Son W M Jul 1887 12 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

  • 1900, son William not found.


1.^  "Dec 1841 Dexter Benjamin, s. Benjamin Whitney and Susan [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Benjamin D. Whitney, m. Annis B. Ross, 6 Aug 1863," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records.

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