Family:Whitney, Ruel William (1836-a1930)

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Ruel William6 Whitney (Nathan5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan5 and Fannie D. (Shephard) Whitney, was born 16 Oct 1836, Augusta, ME, and died after 1870.

Marriage intentions were published 11 Dec 1856, South Berwick, ME, for him "Mr." "of Augusta" and Amanda Flood "of Ellsworth, Maine". He married firstly, before 1860, Helen Amanda Flood.[1] She was born about 1840, ME, and died after 1870.

He married secondly, before 1880, Sarah -----. She was born about 1837, Ireland, and died afte 1880.

Children of Ruel William6 and Amanda (Flood) Whitney:

i. Hattie M.7 Whitney or Hetty M. Whitney, b. ca. 1860, MA; m. ca. 1884, ----- Whitcomb.


239 280 James Hamilton 35 M - Weaver $500 Massachusetts ... R. W. Whitney 23 M - Shop Carpenter Maine ... Helan A. Whitney 21 F - Carder Maine Hetty M. " 2/12 " - Massachusetts ...

264 271 Hanscom, John F. 30 M W Works in Shoe Shop $200 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Julia F. 24 F W Keeping House Newhampshire -----, Fred 4 M W At Home Newhampshire -----, George C. 3/12 M W At Home Maine 272 Whitney, Ruel W. 34 M W Clerk in Sewing Machine Shop $500 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Amanda 30 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Hattie M. 10 F W Attending School Massachusetts Attended school

R. W. WHITNEY 43 Self M M W ME Sewing Machine Busines ME ME Sarah WHITNEY 43 Wife F M W IRE Housekeeping SCO SCO Hattie M. WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W MA Clerk In Store ME ME

  • 1930, Ellsworth, Hancock Co., ME.


1.^  "Ruel W. [Whitney], Mr., of Augusta, and Miss Amanda Flood of Ellsworth, Maine, int. 11 December 1856," according to John Eldridge Frost and Joseph Crook Anderson II, eds., Vital records of Berwick, South Berwick, and North Berwick, Maine to the year 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, c1993).

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