Family:Whitney, Thomas O. (1838-1900)

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Thomas O.8 Whitney (Edward8, Eleazer7, Ebenezer6, Samuel5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Edward8 and Annie Holdsworth (Knox) Whitney, was born 30 May 1838, Palmyra, ME, and died 25 Feb 1900, Hartland, ME.[1]

He married firstly, 11 Jan 1862, St. Albans, ME, Nancy Melissa Hilton, daughter of Page and Mary (Keaton) Hilton. She was born 9 Nov 1842, Hallowell, ME, and died before 1867.

He married secondly, 21 May 1867, St. Albans, ME, Clara Rosette Elder, daughter of Eben W. and Ruby Ann (Wing) Elder. She was born 7 Dec 1845, Dover-Foxcroft, ME, and died 1925.[2]

Children of Thomas O.8 and Nancy Melissa (Hilton) Whitney:

i. Wallace E.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1862, ME; d. 1913; m. 24 Dec 1892, Lisbon, ME, Mary E. Rand, dau. of Jason and Susan M. (Smith) Rand, b. 1860, d. 19 May 1937; both bur. Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon, ME.

Children of Thomas O.8 and Clara R. (Elder) Whitney:

ii. Lester G.9 Whitney (female), b. ca. 1878, ME; m. ca. 1899, Arthur Patten.
iii. (child) Whitney, b. and d. before 1900; known only from the 1900 census of its mother.


624 740 Elder, E. W. 48 M W Carpenter $2000 $200 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Ruby A. 43 F W House keeping " -----, Phebe R. 18 F W Work in Shoe Shop " -----, Lydia A. 15 F W At School " Attended school Thomas O. Whitney 31 M W Carpenter " Male citizen over 21 Clarra R. 24 F M House work " Fogg, Willard C. 4 M W "

293 523 Dixon, Harmon W M 69 ---- wid Stone Mason ME ME ME -----, Benson W M 30 Son mar Contractor & Builder ME ME ME -----, Martha E. W F 29 DiL mar Keeps house ME ME ME -----, Mary E. W F 9 GDau sgl ME ME ME -----, Edward H. W M 6 GSon sgl ME ME ME -----, Emma C. W F 2 GDau sgl ME ME ME Whiting, Thomas O. W M 41 ---- mar Carpenter ME ME ME -----, Clara C. W F 33 Wife mar Wks. in Shoe Shop ME ME ME -----, Wallace W M 18 Son sgl Wks. in Cotton Mill ME ME ME Attended school -----, Lester W F 2 Dau sgl ME ME ME

83 130 Whitney, Thomas O. Private E 3 ME Inf 4 Aug 1863 11 Sep 1865 2y 1m 7d Lewiston, ME

242 249 Patten, Arthur Head W M Jun 1872 27 mar 1 Maine Maine Maine Sawmill laborer, Rents house -----, Lister G. Wife W F Oct 1878 21 mar 1 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine Whitney, Clara R. MiL W F Dec 1847 52 wid 2ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine

76 84 Whitney, Wallace Head W M Jun 1862 37 mar 9 Maine Maine Maine Miller, Owns free house -----, Mary E. Wife W F Dec 1860 39 mar 9 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #93159508, Thomas O. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #93159553, Clara R. Elder Whitney.

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