Family:Whitney, Charles (1824-a1880)

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Charles7 Whitney (Jesse6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jesse6 and Charity (Gray)(Nowell) Whitney, was born 10 Apr 1824, Saco, ME, and died after 1880.

He "of Biddeford" married, 24 Sep 1852, Biddeford, ME, Mary Elizabeth Sawyer "of Saco",[1] daughter of Noah and Hannah (Jacobs) Sawyer. She was born 2 Jul 1826, Saco, ME, and died after 1880. Another record says daughter of William and Esther (Spencer) Sawyer, died 2 Oct 1896, Biddeford, ME, aged 68 years 9 months, of hemorrhage, widowed.[2]

Children of Charles7 and Mary Elizabeth (Sawyer) Whitney, if any, unknown.


912 1050 Chas. Whitney 37 M - Master Machinist $500 -- Me. May E. " 27 F - "

656 720 Whitney, Charles 46 M W Cotton Machinist $2000 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 43 F W Keeping house Maine

Chas. WHITNEY 54 Self M M W ME Machinist ME ME Elizabeth WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME


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1.^  "Charles [Whitney], of Biddeford, and Mary Elizabeth Sawyer of Saco, m. Sep. 24, 1852," according to Beatty, John D., ed., Vital Records of Biddeford, Prior to 1856; Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 28 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 442. Also, "26 September 1852, Charles Whitney of Biddeford and Mary Elizabeth Sawyer of Saco [married]," according to [[Archive:Vital Records, Maine, York County Marriage Returns|J. E. Frost & J. C. Anderson, eds., Marriage Returns of York County, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #13 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

2.^  Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, at

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