Family:Whitney, Charles Crosby (1829-1901)
Charles Crosby7 Whitney (Stephen6, Stephen5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Stephen6 and Abigail (Mayberry) Whitney, was born 30 Mar 1829, Gray, ME, and died 28 June 1901, South Meriden, CT.
He "of Meriden" married, 23 Nov 1853, Wethersfield, CT, Maria Sarah Dix, "of Wethersfield", daughter of Samuel and Eliza (Bourne) Dix of Wethersfield, CT. She was born 23 Mar 1835, in Wethersfield, CT, and died 11 Aug 1919. Both are buried in the Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden, CT.
Charles was a mechanic, and was a veteran of the Civil War, for which he and Maria received a pension.
He resided in South Meriden, CT.
Children of Charles C.7 and Maria Sarah (Dix) Whitney:
i. Arthur Stephen8 Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1855, prob. Meriden, CT; m. Theresa Clark. ii. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1857, prob. Meriden, CT; m. Alice Elizabeth Riley. iii. Emma Whitney, b. 1859; d. 1861. iv. Ada Maria Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1862, prob. Meriden, CT; d. 1924; buried in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden, CT; m. Alexander McRae. v. Alura Eaton "Lula" Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1867, prob. Meriden, CT; m. Edward Marsh Goodwin. She was called "Lula" in the 1870 and 1880 censuses. In the 1900 census, she resides with her parents and her son, Charles A. Whitney. She is listed as "single" in the census. She is called Alura Whitney Goodwin in her father's pension file. Child: a. Charles A.9 Whitney, b. Oct 1888, CT.
190 206 Charles Whitney 30 M - Laborer Maine Maria " 25 F - Conn. Arthur " 4 M - " Charles " 3 M - " Emma " 1 F - " John Dix 22 M - Engraver "
1327 1846 Whitney, Chas. 41 M W Mechanic $3500 $600 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Maria 35 F W Keeping House Conn. -----, Authur 14 M W At Home Conn. -----, Chas. 13 M W At Home Conn. Attended school -----, Ada 8 F W Conn. Attended school -----, Lula 3 F W Conn. Attended school
Chas. C. WHITNEY 51 Self M M W ME Burnisher ME ME Sarah WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W CT Keep House CT CT Arthur S. WHITNEY 24 Son M S W CT Metal Turner ME CT Charles H. WHITNEY 22 Son M S W CT Solderer ME CT Ada M. WHITNEY 18 Dau F S W CT None ME CT Lula E. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W CT At School ME CT
189 212 Whitney, Charles C. Head W M Mar 1829 71 mar 47 Maine Maine Maine Cutlery burnisher, Owns mortgaged house -----, Sarah M. Wife W F Mar 1835 65 mar 47 5ch 4liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut -----, Arthur S. Son W M Oct 1855 44 wid Connecticut Maine Connecticut Butting blacksmith -----, Alura E. Dau W F Aug 1867 32 sgl Connecticut Maine Connecticut -----, Charles A. GSon W M Oct 1888 11 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut At school
- Willoughby, Miranda Goodrie, The Antecedents of Imogene Whitney (Riverside, RI, 1977).