Family:Whitney, Joseph Clement (1838-1914)

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Joseph C. Whitney

Dr. Joseph Clement7 Whitney (Benjamin Morse6, Micah5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Benjamin Morse6 and Susan (Wells) Whitney, was born 26 Feb 1838, Phillips, ME,[1] and died 26 Aug 1914, Somerville, ME.

Marriage intentions were published, 20 Jan 1864, Freedom, ME, for him and Zubia E. Keen, "both of Freedom".[2] He married Zubietta E. Keen, daughter of Thomas S. Keen. She was born 14 Aug 1846, Freedom, Waldo Co., ME, and died 5 Feb 1934, Manchester, NH.

Joseph and Zubietta are both buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Freedom, ME.[3]

George C. Whitney appears in the family as a 13 year old in 1880. However, he does not appear in the family in 1870. He may be adopted.

Children of Joseph Clement7 and Zubietta (Keen) Whitney:

i. Joseph Osborn8 Whitney, b. Dec 1866, ME; m. ca. 1895, Ethel G. Monroe, b. Jul 1872, ME; resided Embden and Unity, ME.
ii. Hattie L. Whitney, b. ca. 1871, ME; m. B. F. Stanial; resided Brooks, ME.


For a biography and photograph, see Archive:Joseph Clement Whitney (1838-1914).


37 37 Whitney, Joseph C. 32 M W Physician $1500 $760 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Zube E. 23 F W House Wife Maine -----, Osborn 3 M W Maine

Joseph WHITNEY 42 Self M M W ME Physician ME ME Zulia WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME George O. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W ME Attending School ME ME Hattie WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W ME ME ME

105 112 Whitney, Joseph Head W M Feb 1838 62 mar 36 Maine Maine Maine Physician, Rents house -----, Zuba E. Wife W F Aug 1846 53 mar 36 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine

30 31 Whitney, Joseph O. Head W M Dec 1866 33 mar 5 Maine Maine Maine Farmer -----, Ethel G. Wife W F Jul 1872 27 mar 5 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine Munroe, Mercy C. MiL W F Jul 1844 55 wid 3ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine McAlllister, Harry Labr W M Mar 1885 15 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer


Sedgeley, George B., Micah Whitney, Revolutionary Soldier and His Twelve Children Settled Early in Philips, Maine; Jacob and Joseph Whitney Came to Phillips 1792; Salmon Whitney Appeared in Letter E Plantation 1810 (Farmington, Maine: The Knowlton & McLeary Co., Printers, 1943).

1.^  "26 Feb 1838 Joseph Clement, s. Benjamin Whitney and Susan [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Joseph C. Whitney and Zubia E. Keen, both of Freedom, [intentions] 20 January 1864," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital records of Freedom, Waldo County, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, c1991).

3.^  Cemetery Records, Maine, Waldo County, Freedom, Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

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