Family:Whitney, Peter Samuel (1834-1909)

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Peter Samuel9 Whitney (Thomas G.8, Ephraim7, Moses6, Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Thomas G.8 and Thankful (Blethen) Whitney, was born 14 Apr 1834, Raymond, ME,[1] and died 5 Jan 1909, Gray, ME.[2]

He "of Casco" married firstly, 25 Nov 1859, Casco, ME, Lucy A. Page "of Windham".[3] She was born about 1838, ME, and died after 1880.

He married secondly, about 1888, Mary H. Foster, daughter of Shephel and Rosanna (Dolloff) Foster. She was born 3 Nov 1855, ME, and died after 1910.

Children of Peter S.9 and Lucy A. (Page) Whitney:

i. Harriett J.10 Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1859, ME; m. 9 May 1887, Windham, ME, Sherman Pike.
ii. Carl Henry Whitney, b. 7 Jan 1862, ME; d. after 1930; m.(1) Feb 1883, Windham, ME, Mary E. Reed; m.(2) 31 Oct 1895, Westbrook, ME, Erma E. Babb; m.(3) 22 Aug 1903, Portland, ME, Mary Agnes Foster.
iii. Alice L. Whitney, b. ca. 1865, ME; d. after 1880.
iv. Walter L. Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1870, Gray, ME; m. 31 Mar 1900, Gray, ME, or Gorham, NH, Alice M. (Foster) Dingley, dau. of Edward and Clara (Leighton) Foster,[4] widow of Harry L. Dingley.
v. Almon Joseph Whitney, b. 16 Jul 1873, Naples, ME; d. 19 Dec 1956, Westbrook, ME; m. 20 Oct 1898, Portland, ME, Hannah Anna Conley. (Note: His WWI Draft Registration says his name is Almon Jordan Whitney.)
vi. Frank Boody Whitney, b. 26 Jun 1874, ME; d. 18 Dec 1950, ME; m.(1) ca. 1898, Etta Shuah Gerry; divorced about 1921; m.(2) 9 Dec 1922, Portland, ME, Grace Irene Allen.

Children of Peter S.9 and Mary (Foster) Whitney:

vii. Lucy Ann10 Whitney, b. Aug 1890, Windham, ME; d. 1965, Gray, ME; m. Hannibal William Sawyer.
viii. Lizzie F. Whitney, b. Mary 1896, ME; d. after 1930.


38 39 Thomas G. Whitney 52 M - Farmer $600 Maine Thankful B. Do 56 F - Do Peters S. Do 16 M - None Do Attended school

184 186 Thomas G. Whitney 64 M - Farmer $1000 $197 Maine Thankfull " 68 F - " Peter " 26 M - Day Laborer " Lucy A. " 22 F - " Harriett J. Whitney 9/12 F - Maine

67 78 Whitney, Peter 33 M W Work on Farm Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucy A. 32 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Hattie J. 11 F W Maine -----, Henry C. 8 M W Maine Attended school -----, Alice L. 5 F W Maine Attended school

Peter L. WHITNEY 46 Self M M W ME Laborer ME ME Lucy N. WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Carl H. WHITNEY 18 Son M S W ME Laborer ME ME Alice WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME Walter L. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W ME ME ME Almond W. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W ME ME ME Frank W. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W ME ME ME

182 183 Whitney, Peter Head W M Apr 1838 62 mar 12 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Mary H. Wife W F Nov 1855 44 mar 12 4ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Lucy A. Dau W F Aug 1890 9 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Lizz F. Dau W F Mar 1896 4 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

142 335 Whitney, Walter S. Head W M Mar 1871 29 mar 0 Maine Maine Maine Day laborer, Rents house -----, Alice M. Wife W F Sep 1873 26 mar 0 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine Dingley, Edward S. SSon W M Oct 1892 7 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

169 254 Whitney, Almon J. Head W M Jul 1873 26 mar 2 Maine Maine Maine Contractor stone w., Rents house -----, Anna Wife W F Sep 1876 23 mar 2 1ch 1liv Ireland Ireland Ireland Immig. 1891 -----, Ella M. Dau W F Jul 1899 10m sgl Maine Maine Ireland O'Brien, James Brdr W M Apr 1877 23 sgl Maine Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Mill man saw McCarthy, Lem Brdr W M Feb 1877 23 sgl Maine Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Carpenter Conley, Bridget Aunt W F Mar 1844 56 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Immig. 1896 255 Jackson, John A. Head W M Dec 1862 37 mar 20 Maine Maine Ireland Barber, Rents house -----, Louisa A. Wife W F May 1862 38 mar 20 5ch 4liv New Hampshire Maine Maine -----, Grace M. Dau W F Apr 1882 18 sgl Maine Maine New Hampshire Stitcher machine -----, Elmer C. Son W M Oct 1883 16 sgl Maine Maine New Hampshire Optician student -----, Arthur J. Son W M Aug 1885 14 sgl Maine Maine New Hampshire At school -----, Bessie F. Dau W F May 1890 10 sgl Maine Maine New Hampshire At school

194 219 Moore, William H. Head W M Jun 1864 35 mar 11 Canada Eng. England Canada Eng. Carpenter, Owns free hosue -----, Clara L. Wife W F Mar 1859 41 mar 11 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Marian G. ADau W F Aug 1891 8 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school 220 Whitney, Carl H. Head W M Jan 1867 33 mar 4 Maine Maine Maine Teamster, Rents house -----, Emma E. Wife W F Dec 1871 28 mar 4 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine 221 Wilkinson, Albert R. Head W M Feb 1870 30 mar 5 New Hampshire England Vermont Millwright, Rents house -----, Dora G. Wife S F Jul 1867 32 mar 5 3ch 3liv New Hampshire Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Margarete Dau W F Nov 1895 4 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Charles H. Son W M Jun 1897 2 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, William G. Son W M Apr 1900 2m sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire

172 173 Whitney, Frank H. Head W M Jul 1877 22 mar 2 Maine Maine Maine Common laborer, Rents house -----, Etta E. Wife W F Nov 1867 32 mar 2 1ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine


  • Census records.

1.^  "Peter [Whitney], s. Thomas and Thankful, b. 14 Apr. 1834," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  The USGenWeb Project, Maine, Cumberland County, Gray; Hubert F. Cobb, compiler, "Record of Deaths in Gray" from the annual reports of the town of Gray [ME 1897-1947].

3.^  "Nov. 25, 1858, Peter WHITNEY of Casco & Lucy A. PAGE of Windham; by Hugh McQUILLAN, M.G., Casco (C:400)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 580.

4.^  "Walter Whitney (b. 1871, Casco, ME, s. of Peter Whitney & Lucy Page) & Alice Dingley, m. 31 Mar 1900, Gorham, Coos Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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