Family:Whitney, Benjamin Dexter (1841-1917)
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, 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, 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.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 411-412.
- Sedgeley, George B., Micah Whitney, Revolutionary Soldier and His Twelve Children Settled Early in Philips, Maine; Jacob and Joseph Whitney Came to Phillips 1792; Salmon Whitney Appeared in Letter E Plantation 1810 (Farmington, Maine: The Knowlton & McLeary Co., Printers, 1943).