Family:Whitney, Samuel Thomas (1831-1900)

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Samuel Thomas8 Whitney (Thomas Mott7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Abraham4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Thomas Mott7 and Mary Buchanan (King) Whitney, was born 22 Jun 1831, North East Harbor, NS, and died 19 Apr 1900, Swans Island, ME, aged 69 years 4 months, of asthma and heart trouble.

He married, 18 Sep 1853, Swans Island, ME, Hannah Maria Stinson, daughter of Rev. Benjamin Franklin and Hannah (Staples) Stinson, and grand daughter of Benjamin and Sarah (Smith) Stinson. She was born 21 Jan 1839, Swans Island, ME, and died 21 Apr 1924. She is buried in Chewelah Pioneer Cemetery, Chewelah, WA.[1]

He was a carpenter, joiner and master-builder; settled at Swans Island, ME, 10 June 1852. They were living at Swan's Island in 1873.

Children of Samuel Thomas8 and Hannah Maria (Stinson) Whitney:

i. Naomi Alfaretta9 Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1854, Swans Island, ME; d. 29 Jan 1934, Sanford, ME; bur. Oakdale Cemetery, Sanford, ME; m. 6 Dec 1876, Swans Island, ME, Lorenzo Robbins. After her husband died in Washington State in 1928 she returned to Maine and lived with her dau. Marjorie Adams in Sanford where she died.[2]
ii. Mary Ella Whitney, b. 5 Nov 1856, Swans Island, ME; m.(1) Sep 1874, Swans Island, ME, Duncan McAndless; m.(2) 15 Nov 1873, Swans Island, ME, Benjamin Franklin Sprague; m.(3) 1900 Belfast, ME, Nathaniel G. Pettengill; bur. Chewelah Pioneer Cemetery, Chewelah, WA.[3]
iii. Thomas Franklin Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1858, Swans Island, ME;m. Martha Louise Withrow.
iv. Arthur Collin Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1862, Swans Island, ME; m. Mary Helen Smith.
v. Hannah Louisa Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1866, Swans Island, ME; d. 26 Jan 1951, Chewelah, WA; m. Charles Johnson; "Louisa H." m. 28 Jun 1883, Swans Island, ME, or 7 Jul 1883, Tremont, ME, Duncan McAndless of Boston, MA.[4]
vi. Netty Maria Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1869, Swans Island, ME; d. 27 Apr 1959, Spokane, WA; unmarried; bur. Chewelah Pioneer Cemetery, Chewelah, WA.[5]
vii. Henry Stinson Whitney, b. 25 Oct 1873, Swans Island, ME; d. 31 Dec 1873, Swans Island, ME; bur. Grindle Hill Cemetery, Swans Island, ME.[6]


631 705 Samuel S. Whitney 29 M - House Carpenter $800 $350 Nova Scotia Maria H. Whitney 21 F - Me. Naomi A. Whitney 5 F - Me. Mary E. Whitney 3 F - Me. Thomas F. Whitney 1 M - Me.

21 26 Whitney, Saml. T. 39 M W Carpenter $800 $300 Nova Scotia Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Hannah M. 31 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Naoma A. 15 F W At home " Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Mary E. 13 F W At School " Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Thomas F. 11 M W At School " Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Arthur C. L. 7 M W At School " Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Hannah L. 3 F W " Father foreign born -----, Nettie M. 9/12 F W " Father foreign born, Born in Sep

Samuel T. WHITNEY 48 Self M M W NOVA SCOTIA Farmer & House Carpenter RI MA Maria H. WHITNEY 42 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Arthur C. WHITNEY 17 Son M S W ME Fisherman ME.S ME Hannah L. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W ME At Home ME.S ME Nettie Maud WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W ME ME.S ME

172 211 Moore, Hannah C. Head W F Mar 1811 89 wid 11ch 5liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire N.G., Owns free house 212 McAndless, Louise H. Head W F Sep 1866 33 mar 16 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine Packing room shoe fcty., Rent house -----, Mildred C. Dau W F Dec 1887 12 sgl Maine Massachusetts Maine At school -----, William W. Son W M Mar 1896 4 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Whitney, Hannah M. Moth W F Jan 1837 63 wid 6ch 5liv Maine Canada Eng. Maine

  • 1910, Belfast Ward 2, Waldo Co., ME:

98 Hammons, Charles F. Head M W 25 mar ME ME ME -----, Mildred C. Wife F W 22 mar ME ME ME -----, Clara L. Dau F W 2 sgl ME ME ME -----, Eugene G. Son M W 6/12 sgl ME ME ME 99 Whitney, Hannah A. Head F W 75 wid ME ME ME -----, Arthur C. Son M W 48 div ME ME ME -----, Nettie M. Dau F W 46 sgl ME ME ME Pettingill, Nathanel G. Ldgr M W 56 mar ME ME ME -----, Mary E. Wife F W 54 mar ME ME ME

  • 1920, Chewelah, Stevens Co., WA:

138 Robbins, Lorenzo Head M W 65 mar ME ME ME Robbins, Etta N. Wife F W 63 mar ME NS ME Robbins, Percy R. Son M W 34 wid ME ME ME Robbins, Melvin W. Gson M W 5 sgl WA ME US Whitney, Hannah M. MiL F W 80 wid ME ME ME


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #16351085, Hannah Maria Stinson Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #18305646, Etta Naomi Whitney Robbins.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #16351089, Mary Ella Whitney Pettingill.

4.^  Long, Alice MacDonald, Marriage Returns of Hancock County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 9 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1992). Also, Archive:Ellsworth Herald Index of Deaths and Marriages as published in the ''Ellsworth Herald''.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #56343469, Nettie Maud Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #90581759, Henry Stinson Whitney.

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