Family:Whitney, Eunice (1841-1888)

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Eunice7 Whitney (Stover6, Benjamin5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Stover6 and Susan (Trufant) Whitney, was born 14 Oct 1841, Brunswick, ME,[1] or 14 Oct 1842, Bowdoin, ME,[2] and died 1888, ME.

She married 21 Sep 1859, Brunswick, ME, William Curtis Harmon,[3] son of Curtis and Martha R. (Smith) Harmon. He was born 1839, and died 6 Oct 1887, Brunswick, ME.

William was a Civil War veteran, and he and Eunice applied for Civil War pensions. There was no medical evidence to support the claims, and they were abandoned. They are both buried in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, ME.

Children of William Curtis and Eunice7 (Whitney) Harmon:

i. Nellie I. Harmon, b. ca. 1861, prob. Brunswick, ME; m.(1) George M. Keyes; m.(2) William Haskell.
ii. Dunham A. Harmon, b. 14 Jul 1862, Brunswick, ME; d. 28 Jul 1936, St. Louis, MO; m. Louise Betsch; bur. Valhala Cemetery, St. Louis, MO.
iii. Frank Reed Harmon, b. 24 Mar 1875, Auburn, ME; d. 1943; bur. Pine Grove Cemetery, Brunswick, ME


1.^  "Eunice Whitney, daughter of Stover and Susan (Trafaut) Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1841," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Eunice [Whitney], d. Stover and Susan, [born] Oct. 14, 1842, in B.," according to Rachel Townsend Cox, ed., Vital Records of Bowdoin Maine to the Year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1944). Also, "Eunice [Whitney], ch. Stover and Susan, [born] Oct. 14, 1842, in Bowdoin," according to Hill, Mary P., ed., Vital Records of Topsham, to the Year 1892 (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [1929] 1996).

3.^  "Eunice Whitney, and William C. Harmon, m. 21 Sep 1859," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

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