Family:Whitney, Marcellus (1839-1910)

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Marcellus8 Whitney (Amos7, (prob.) Charles6, John5, (poss.) Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Amos7 and Mary (Lamson) Whitney, was born 4 Jun 1839, Thorndike, ME, and died 17 Nov 1910, Unity, ME.

He married, 24 May 1860, Lowell, MA, Mary Ann (Sharples) Nichols, daughter of Charles L. and Elizabeth (Smith) Sharples.[1] She was born 6 Jul 1837, Lowell, MA, and died 5 Jan 1916, Unity, ME. She had married firstly George H. Nichols.

Children of Marcellus8 and Mary Ann (Sharples)(Nichols) Whitney:

i. Helena Maude9 Whitney, b. 8 Dec 1862, ME; d. after 1930; "Lena" "of Unity" m. (int. 26 Sep 1882, Knox, ME[2] and Unity, ME[3]) William H. Hall "of Knox".
ii. Gertrude M. Whitney or Gertrude B. Whitney, b. ca. 1866, ME; d. Dec 1879, Unity, ME, aged 13 years.[4]
iii. Katie Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1870, ME; "Kittie B." "of Unity" m. (int. 1 Oct 1889, Unity, ME[5]) 10 Oct 1889, Knox, ME, Elberton I. Hall "of Knox".[6]
iv. Jessie Elizabeth Whitney, b. 30 Aug 1873, ME; m. Albert Bacon.
v. Harry Jacob Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1876, ME; m. 27 May 1899, Lowell, MA, Sadie E. Pillsbury, b. ca. 1877, Unity, ME, dau. of George and Clara (Radcliffe) Pillsbury.[7]
vi. Amos J. Whitney. b. ca. 1879, ME; d. May 1880, Unity, ME, aged 1 year of diphtheria.[8]

Census

68 75 Whitney, Marcellus 31 M W Farmer $2000 $800 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 31 F W Keeping house " -----, Lena 7 F W " Attended school -----, Gertrude M. 4 F W " Nichols, Fred 12 M W Mass. Attended school Tilton, Samuel N. 54 M W Framer $3000 $1855 Maine Male citizen over 21

Marcellus WHITNEY 41 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Mary A. WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W MA Keeping House ENG ENG Lena M. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W ME Works In Woolen Mill ME MA Katie WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W ME ME MA Jesie E. WHITNEY 7 Dau F S W ME ME MA Harry J. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W ME ME MA

75 76 Whitney, Marcelus Head W M Jun 1837 62 mar 41 Maine Maine Maine Day laborer, Owns free house -----, Mary P. Wife W F Jul 1837 62 mar 41 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Maine Maine -----, Jessie E. Dau W F Aug 1873 26 sgl Maine Maine Massachusetts Hall, Helena M. Dau W F Dec 1862 37 mar 18 Maine Maine Massachusetts -----, William H. SiL W M Oct 1857 42 mar 18 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine Overseer cottonyard Bascom, William M. Brdr W M Jun 1849 50 sgl Massachusetts New Hampshire New Hampshire Landlord

197 193 Pillsbury, Ralph B. Head W M Dec 1857 42 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm Whitney, Sarah E. Sist W F May 1876 24 mar 1 1ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Harry J. BiL W M Dec 1877 22 mar 1 Maine Maine Maine Farmer

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 136, page 104.

2.^  "Lena [Whitney] of Unity, and William H. Hall of Knox, [intentions] 26 Sep. 1882," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Knox, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1996).

3.^  "Lena M. [Whitney], Miss, of Unity, and Wm. H. Hall, of Knox, int. 26 Sep 1882, cert. 30 Sep 1882," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

4.^  "Girtrude B. [Whitney], 1880 Mortality Schedule, family 226, age 13, d. in Dec," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995). Also 1880 Mortality Schedule, Unity, ME.

5.^  "Kate [Whitney], of Unity, and Burton I. Hall, of Knox, int. 1 Oct 1889, cert. 5 Oct 1889," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

6.^  "Kittie B. [Whitney] of Unity, and Elberton I. Hall of Knox, 10 Oct. 1889," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Knox, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1996).

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 489, page 411.

8.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.


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