Family:Whitney, Elden S. (1843-1921)

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Elden S.8 Whitney (James7, Benjamin6, Jonathan5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of James7 and Rachel W. (Holden) Whitney, was born 9 Jul 1843, prob. Denmark, ME, and died 15 May 1921, prob. Merrimac, MA.

He married firstly, 16 Dec 1868, Bridgton, ME, Arevesta Skillings, "both of Saco".[1] She was born 11 Jan 1850, ME, and died 10 Apr 1879, prob. Saco, ME.

He married secondly, 14 Feb 1880, Saco, ME, Jennie E. (Chase) Holley, daughter of Samuel P. and Mary A. (Tuttle) Chase. She was born 19 Dec 1844, Manchester, NH, and "Jennie E. (Jerold) Whitney" died 15 Jul 1899, Merrimac, MA, aged 44 years 6 months 27 days, of typhoid pneumonia.[2]

Elden and both of his wives are buried in the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco, ME.

Children of Elden S.8 and Arevesta (Skillings) Whitney:

i. Herbert E.9 Whitney, b. Jul 1874, prob. Saco, ME; m. 24 Oct 1905, Merrimac, MA, Letitia F. Brown, b. Apr 1877, Merrimac, MA, dau. of Andrew and Mary A. (McNanie) Brown;[3] they resided in Merrimac, Essex Co., MA.
ii. Howard P. Whitney, b. Jun 1876, Saco, ME; m. Bertha M. Becker.

Children of Elden S.8 and Jennie E. (Chase)(Holley) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

481 535 Cleaver, Harrison 55 M W Marble worker $2500 $3000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary J. 34 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Charles H. 24 M W Marble worker Maine Male citizen over 21 McCorison, William J. 15 M W At school Maine Attended school -----, Mary A. 10 F W At school Maine Attended school -----, James 8 M W At school Maine Attended school 536 Whiney, Elden S. 26 M W Works in carriage shop $200 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Arivesta 20 F W Keeping house Maine

Eldon S. WHITNEY 34 Self M M W ME Carriage Smith ME ME Jennie E. WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W NH Keeps House NH NH Cornelius SQUIRES 17 Oth M S W ME Apprentice Carriage Smith ME ME

Zebina G WHITNEY 33 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Kate S WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Herbert WHITNEY 8 Neph M S W ME ME ME Howard E WHITNEY 4 Neph M S W ME ME ME Rachel W WHITNEY 68 Moth F W W ME ME MA

97 122 Whitney, Elden S. Head W M Jul 1842 37 wid Maine Maine Maine Baker, Rents house -----, Herbert E. Son W M Jul 1874 25 sgl Maine Maine Maine Baker Brown, Mary A. Srvt W F May 1857 43 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Ireland Ireland Housekeeper -----, Lettie F. Brdr W F Apr 1877 23 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Clerk bake shop

  • 1910, Merrimac, Essex Co., MA.
  • 1920, Merrimac, Essex Co., MA.

References

1.^  "Dec. 16, 1868, Elden S. WHITNEY & Auresta SKILLINGS, b. of Saco, Me.; by G. F. COBB, minister, Bridgton (D:131)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 695.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 400, page 327.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 554, page 555.


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