Family:Whitney, Granville (c1854-1890)

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Granville Whitney (Robert, John, Edward), son of Robert and Mary E. (Bennett) Whitney), was born about 1854, ME, and died 13 Jan 1890, Providence, RI [recorded at Fitchburg, MA], aged 64 years 1 months 20 days, of perityklelitis heart failure,[1]

He married, 7 Nov 1875, Penobscot Co., ME, Elmira J. Perry, "both of Lincoln".[2] She married secondly, 12 Apr 1890, Lincoln, ME, Reuben J. Crafts.[3]

Children of Granville and Elmira J. (Perry) Whitney:

i. Grace M. Whitney, b. ca. 1 Jun 1876, Lincoln, ME; m. Jesse Whitney.


Granville WHITNEY 24 Self M M W ME Laborer ME ME Elmira J. WHITNEY 26 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Gracie M. WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME


  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 411, page 479.

2.^  "Granville [Whitney], and Elmira J. Perry, Nov. 7, 1875," according to Lincoln, Maine, Vital Records. Also, "Granville Whitney and Elvira J. Perry, both of Lincoln, 7 November 1875 in Lincoln," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994).

3.^  "Mrs Elmira J. [Whitney], and Rueben J. Crafts, April 12, 1890," according to Lincoln, Maine, Vital Records.

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