Family:Whitney, Chester D. (1834-1914)

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Chester D.9 Whitney (Lorenzo8, Salmon7, Moses6, Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Lorenzo8 and Elizabeth (Sprague) Whitney, was born 1834, Madrid, ME, and died 1914.

He married, 21 Nov 1857, Phillips, ME, Neoma S. Huntoon,[1] probably daughter of Enoch and Sarah (Cutts) Huntoon. She was born about 1839, ME, and died 10 Jun 1891.

He married secondly, 10 Jul 1897, Vineyard Haven or Tisbury, MA, Sarah Pease (Morrison) Sumner, daughter of Moses B. and Sophia Jane (Cottle) Morrison.[2] She was born about 1841, ME, and died 10 Dec 1922, Southern Pines, Michelle, Moore Co., NC. She had married firstly, 13 Jul 1856, Tisbury, MA, Elbridge Augustus Sumner.

They are buried in Madrid Village Cemetery, Madrid, ME.[3]

Children of Chester D.9 and Neoma S. (Huntoon) Whitney:

i. Gertie R.10 Whitney, b. ca. 1863, ME; m. Frank Cole.
ii. Grace M. Whitney, b. ca. 1868, ME; d. 1943; m. 18 Dec 1889, Albion, ME, James E. Drake.[4]
iii. C. Enoch Whitney, b. ca. Jun 1874; d. 9 Sep 1874, aged 3 months.
iv. Vance C. Whitney, b. 25 Nov 1876, ME; m. 6 Dec 1913, ME, Annie Elizabeth Field.

Chester D.9 and Sarah Pease (Morrison)(Sumner) Whitney had no children.


4 4 Whitney, Chester 35 M W Farmer $500 $375 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Naome 31 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Gertie R. 7 F W Maine Attended school -----, Grace 2 F W Maine

Chester WHITNEY 45 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Naomi WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Gertie R. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W ME Attending School ME ME Grace M. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W ME Attending School ME ME Vance C. WHITNEY 4 Son M S W ME Attending School ME ME

49 44 Whitney, Chester Head W M Aug 1834 65 mar 3 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Sarah P. Wife W F Nov 1840 59 mar 3 4ch 2liv Massachusetts New Hampshire Maine -----, Lorenzo Fath W M Jul 1808 91 wid Maine Maine Maine

  • 1910, Madrid, Franklin Co., ME: Chester D. Whitney, 75, Sarah B. Whitney, 69, Vance C. Whitney, 34.


  • Census records.

1.^  "Chester Whitney, m. Neoma S. Huntoon, 21 Nov 1857," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 469, page 307.

3.^  Cemetery Records, Maine, Franklin County, Madrid, Madrid Village Cemetery.

4.^  "Grace M. [Whitney], and James E. Drake, [married] Dec. 18, 1889, in Albion," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914).

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