Family:Whitney, Oliver Spaulding (1839-1897)

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Oliver Spaulding9 Whitney (Levi B.8, Moses7, Moses6, Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Levi B.8 and Abigail R. (Wilkins) Whitney, was born 29 Sep 1839, Harrison or Waterford, ME, and died 19 Mar 1897, Biddeford, ME. He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Biddeford, ME.[1]

He married firstly, 11 Oct 1868, Biddeford, ME, Elizabeth M. (Keaton) Whitney. She was born about 1832, and died 13 Jul 1891, Biddeford or North Kennebunkport, ME. She had married firstly, 20 Aug 1859, York Co., ME, Oliver Gillmore9 Whitney, his older brother.

He, of Biddeford, ME, married secondly, 29 Nov 1893, Dover, NH, Marcia L. (-----) McDonald, of Boston, MA.[2] She was born about 1849, Brooklyn, NY.

On 21 Oct 1861 he enlisted as Private, Co. F, 3rd California Infantry. Promoted to Full Musician. Mustered out on 19 Mar 1862 at Benicia, CA. On 2 Sep 1864, he re-enlisted as Private, Co. C, 2nd California Infantry, and served until 7 May 1866.

Biddeford, Maine, City Directory, 1872: Oliver S. Whitney, stonecutter, resided 38 Pool St.

Biddeford, Maine, City Directory, 1880: Oliver S. Whitney, stone-cutter, resided 38 Pool St.

Biddeford, Maine, City Directory, 1886: Oliver S. Whitney, stone-cutter, resided 38 Pool St.

Children of Oliver Spaulding9 and Elizabeth M. (Keaton) Whitney:

i. Eugene L.10 Whitney, b. Apr 1870, ME, or Sep 1869; d. 24 Dec 1937; m. 15 Jun 1897, Biddeford, ME, Minnie M. Wilkinson.
ii. Elmer Ellsworth Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1874, Biddeford, ME; d. 1944; m. 18 Dec 1895, Dover, NH, Blanche Rosetta Tarbox.[3]
iii. Estella Whitney, b. 28 Aug 1878, ME; d. 1929; m. ca. 1893, Nelson B. Norwood; also appears as Stella and Ethel.


1463 2635 Alanson Keen 33 M - Carpenter $2000 $300 Mass. Juliette 33 F - Mass. Frederick 8 M - " Attended school Anna Sporr 12 F - " Attended school Sydney Peteron 26 M - Carpenter " Oliver Whitney 21 M - Accountant "

748 853 Whitney, Oliver S. 30 M W Stone cutter $3000 $500 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth M. 38 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Eugen 2/12 M W At home Maine Born in Apr Evans, Olive J. 17 F W Home work Maine

Oliver S. WHITNEY 40 Self M M W ME Stonecutter ME ME Elezabeth WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W ME Housekeeper ME ME Eugne L. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W ME ME ME Ellsworth L. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W ME ME ME Estella WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W ME ME ME

146 165 Whitney, Oliver S. Private F 3 CA Inf 21 Oct 1861 13 Mar 1862 4m 29d Do Private C 2 CA Inf 2 Sep 1864 7 May 1866 1y 8m 5d Biddeford, ME

335 376 Whitney, Eugene L. Head W M Sep 1869 30 mar 3 Maine Maine Maine Machinist, Rents house -----, Minnie M. Wife W F May 1874 26 mar 3 1ch 1liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Jersey Spooler cotton mill Noble, Rodney H. SSon W M Jan 1892 8 sgl Maine Maine New Hampshire At school Wilkinson, Emma MiL W F Nov 1842 57 wid 3ch 3liv New Jersey New Jersey Maine

297 458 Whitney, Elmer E. Head W M Jul 1874 25 mar 4 Maine Maine Maine Police Officer, Rents house -----, Blanche Wife W F Jan 1875 25 mar 4 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #92322219, Oliver Whitney.

2.^  "Oliver S. Whitney (b. 1839, Waterford, ME, s. of Leon B. Whitney & Abigail R. Wilkins) & Marcia L. McDonald, m. 29 Nov 1893, Dover, Strafford Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

3.^  "Elmer E. Whitney (b. 1874, Biddeford, ME, s. of Oliver S. Whitney & Elizabeth M.) & Blanche R. Tarbox, m. 18 Dec 1895, Dover, Strafford Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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