Family:Whitney, Henry Lewis (c1845-a1880)

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Henry Whitney, parentage unknown, was born about 1845, Danforth, ME, and died after 1880.

He married, before 1864, Elizabeth Frances Lord. She was born about 1846, Danforth, ME, and died after 1880.

Children of Henry and Elizabeth Frances (Lord) Whitney:

i. Willis Whitney, b. ca. 1864, ME; d. aft. 1880.
ii. Edgar A. Whitney, b. ca. 1866, ME; d. aft. 1880.
iii. Henry Whitney, b. ca. 1868, ME; d. aft. 1880.
iv. Lillian Whitney, b. Apr 1870, ME; d. aft. 1880.
v. Harry M. Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1871, Bancroft, ME;[1] not in family in 1880; d. aft. 1940, then unmarried; lived with sister Evelyn in 1910, 1920, and 1940.
vi. Evelyn Arleen Whitney, b. ca. 1874, Weston, ME; m. 14 Apr 1904, Boston, MA, Frederick W. McWaters, b. ca. 1874, Scotland, son of John and Catherine (Wells) McWatters.[2]


According to the 1880 census his parents were both born in Canada.


36 36 Whitney, Henry 25 M W Laborer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 23 F W Keeping house Maine Whitney, Willis 6 M W Maine -----, Edward 4 M W Maine -----, Henry, Jr. 2 M W Maine -----, 2/12 F W Maine Born in Apr

Henry WHITNEY 35 Self M M W ME Laborer CAN CAN Eliza WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W ME Keeping House --- --- Willis WHITNEY 16 Son M S W ME At School ME ME Edgur A. WHITNEY 14 Son M S W ME At School ME ME Harry WHITNEY 12 Son M S W ME At School ME ME Lillian WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Evaline WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W ME ME ME


  • Census records.

1.^  Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907, at

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 549, page 65.

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