Family:Whitney, John Colby (1835-1919)

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John Colby8 Whitney (James7, Benjamin6, Jonathan5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of James7 and Rachel W. (Holden) Whitney, was born 24 May 1835, Bridgton, ME, and died 1 Mar 1919, prob. Standish, ME.

He married 29 Dec 1856, Sweden, ME, Sarah Elizabeth Woodberry, daughter of Andrew and Abigail B. (Walker) Woodberry. She was born 9 Jun 1833, Sweden, ME, and died 15 Mar 1899, prob. Standish, ME.

John and Sarah are buried in the Hamlin Cemetery in Standish, ME.

Children of John Colby8 and Sarah Elizabeth (Woodberry) Whitney:

i. Carrie Abbie9 Whitney, b. ca. 1865, ME.
ii. James Andrew Whitney, b. ca. 1866, ME; m. ca. 1895, Nellie Wooster. He was admitted to the church 4 May 1902 by profession, East Hartford, CT.[1] She was admitted to the church 5 Jan 1908, by confession, East Hartford, CT.[2] They had one child who d. bef. 1900.


21 23 John C. Whitney 25 M - Carpenter $380 $160 Maine Sarah E. " 27 F - [Maine]

93 97 Whitney, John C. 36 M W House Carpenter $625 $160 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah E. 36 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Carrie A. 5 F W Maine Attended school -----, James A. 3 M W Maine Attended school

John C. WHITNEY 46 Self M M W ME Carpenter ME ME Sarah E. WHITNEY 47 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Carrie A. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME James A. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W ME At School ME ME

450 513 Whitney, James A. Head W M Dec 1866 33 mar 5 Maine Maine Maine Undertaker, Rents house -----, Nellie W. C. Wife W F Jul 1864 35 mar 5 1ch 0liv New York New York New York -----, John C. Fath W M May 1834 66 wid Maine Maine Maine Undertaker Asst.

  • 1910, Standish, Cumberland Co., ME


  • Bridgton, Maine Families

1.^  "James A. [Whitney], adm. ch. 4 May 1902 by profession," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, East Hartford First Church 2-REG:251-252.

2.^  "Nellie Wooster (Mrs. James A.), adm. ch. 5 Jan 1908, by confession. East Hartford First Church 2-REG:253-254," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records.

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