Family:Whitney, Louise Ellen "Lois" (1848-1929)

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Louise Ellen "Lois"8 Whitney (Sedate7, John6, John5, (poss.) Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Sedate7 and Dolly (Heal) Whitney), was born Mar 1848, prob. Lincolnville, ME, and died 10 Mar 1929, St. Cloud, Osceola Co., FL.

She married 16 Dec 1866, Lincolnville, ME, LeRoy Scott Davis, son of William and Tryphenia (Fletcher) Davis. He was born 4 Oct 1847, Rockport, ME, and died 27 Sep 1932, St. Cloud, Osceola Co., FL.

Both Louise and LeRoy Davis are buried in the Mount Peace Cemetery in St. Cloud, FL. LeRoy apparently died of an epileptic seizure, but had been beaten by a caregiver prior to his death. He was a veteran of the Civil War, and received a pension for his service.

Census Records:

1870 Census: Dover, Strafford Co., NH; laborer

1880 Census: Camden, Waldo Co., Maine

1900 & 1910: Camden, Knox Co., Maine

In the database "U.S. National Homes for Disabled Soldiers", in 1917 LeRoy is found living in the Soldiers Home in Hampton, VA. Ellen L. Davis is listed as his wife, and they reside in St. Cloud, FL.

Children of LeRoy Scott and Louise Ellen "Lois"8 (Whitney) Davis:

i. Mark Langdon Davis, b. 26 Oct 1867, ME.
ii. William Henry Davis, b. 28 Nov 1869, NH.
iii. Annie Alberta Davis, b. 26 Nov 1872, Lincolnville, ME.
iv. Clara Carlton Davis, b. 13 Dec 1874, ME; d. 1951, Methuen, MA.
v. Addie Leanthy Davis, b. 28 Oct 1876, Lincolnville, ME.
vi. Berthena Ellen Davis, b. 23 May 1880.
vii. LeRoy Scott Davis, Jr., b. 28 Jun 1881, Rockport, ME.
viii. Montford Harry Davis, b. 24 Aug 1882, ME; 13 May 1981, Tomball, Harris Co., TX; resided Laguna Hills, CA.
ix. Alice Ellen Davis, b. 15 May 1884, Rockport, ME.
x. Berthena Bernice Davis, b. 21 Nov 1885, Rockport, ME.
xi. Montford Sharrington Davis, b. 22 Aug 1887.
xii. Benjamin Harrison Davis, b. 20 Nov 1890.


  • U.S. National Homes for Disabled Soldiers, 1866-1988;
  • U.S., Civil War Records and Profiles, 1861-1865;

Copyright © 2015, Kenneth L. Whitney and the Whitney Research Group.