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Re: possibly two Whittiers found!
Posted by: Sarah Vickery (ID *****1198) Date: July 18, 2005 at 13:45:04
In Reply to: possibly two Whittiers found! by Tuesday Porter of 448

I believe that Althea (Ada Althea) and Ethel (Clara Ethel) were twins; their mother died in childbirth, apparently. Anyway, this is what I have on the family:


Descendants of James Madison Whittier


Generation No. 1

1. JAMES MADISON11 WHITTIER (DAVID SEARS10, PORTER9, THOMAS8, NATHANIEL7, REUBEN6, NATHANIEL5, THOMAS4, RICHARD3, RICHARD2 WHYTEAR, HENRY1) was born November 18, 1842 in Enfield, Maine, and died June 04, 1915. He married (1) CLARA ADA SIBLEY October 06, 1867 in Enfield, Maine (Intentions published September 28, 1867). She was born June 14, 1852 in Maine, and died January 23, 1890 (Source: Email from L. Syrnick.). He married (2) LOUISA JANE SHOREY January 08, 1899 in Enfield, Maine (Source: Maine marriages 1892-1996.), daughter of THOMAS SHOREY and SARAH LUNT. She was born July 07, 1875 in Burlington, Maine, and died May 25, 1958.

More About JAMES MADISON WHITTIER:
Date born 2: November 18, 1841, Enfield, Maine (birth date is from gravestone)
Burial: Dodlin Road cemetery, Enfield, Maine
Census 1: 1850, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 2: 1860, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 3: 1870, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 4: 1880, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 5: 1900, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 6: 1910, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Military service 1: August 21, 1862, Enlisted as a private in Company B, 11th Infantry Regiment Maine; was stationed at Morris Island, S. C. as of August 21, 1863
Military service 2: June 12, 1865, Mustered out
Occupation: Farmer

More About CLARA ADA SIBLEY:
Burial: Dodlin Road cemetery, Enfield, Maine
Census 1: 1870, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 2: 1880, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine

More About JAMES WHITTIER and CLARA SIBLEY:
Marriage: October 06, 1867, Enfield, Maine (Intentions published September 28, 1867)

More About LOUISA JANE SHOREY:
Burial: Dodlin Road cemetery, Enfield, Maine
Census 1: 1900, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 2: 1910, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 3: 1920, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 4: 1930, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Information 1: 1920 census says she was 44, which puts her birth between 1875-1876
Information 2: She applied for a pension based on her husband's service during the Civil War

More About JAMES WHITTIER and LOUISA SHOREY:
Information: Manie marriages says he was from Enfield, Maine, while she was from Etna, Maine
Marriage: January 08, 1899, Enfield, Maine (Source: Maine marriages 1892-1996.)
       
Children of JAMES WHITTIER and CLARA SIBLEY are:
2.       i.       DAVID SEARS12 WHITTIER, b. May 13, 1868, Enfield, Maine.
       ii.       AUGUSTA A. WHITTIER, b. December 12, 1869, Enfield, Maine; d. April 07, 1886.

More About AUGUSTA A. WHITTIER:
Burial: Dodlin Road cemetery, Enfield, Maine
Census 1: 1870, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 2: 1880, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine; recorded as Gustie A.
Information: Gravestone gives her birth date as December 2, 1870

3.       iii.       JAMES W. WHITTIER, b. March 30, 1871, Enfield, Maine; d. July 04, 1914.
       iv.       SARAH ELIZABETH WHITTIER, b. December 30, 1872, Enfield, Maine; d. 1873.
4.       v.       VESTA A. WHITTIER, b. January 28, 1874, Enfield, Maine.
       vi.       JUDITH Y. WHITTIER, b. April 04, 1875, Enfield, Maine; m. FRANKLIN D. KIMBALL, October 16, 1892, Lincoln, Maine (Source: Maine marriages 1892-1996.); b. March 25, 1861, South Lincoln, Maine.

More About JUDITH Y. WHITTIER:
Census 1: 1880, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 2: 1910, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine

More About FRANKLIN D. KIMBALL:
Name 2: Frank Pierce Kimball
Census: 1910, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Information: Other source gives name as Frank Pierce Kimball; Maine marriages lists him as Frank P. Kimball
Occupation: Logman in pulp mill (1910 census)

More About FRANKLIN KIMBALL and JUDITH WHITTIER:
Information: Maine marriages says she was from Enfield, Maine, while he was from Lincoln, Maine
Marriage: October 16, 1892, Lincoln, Maine (Source: Maine marriages 1892-1996.)

5.       vii.       JOHN FRANKLIN WHITTIER, b. December 14, 1880, Enfield, Maine.
6.       viii.       MAUD E. WHITTIER, b. November 05, 1882, Enfield, Maine; d. May 17, 1972.
7.       ix.       LAVINA LILLIAN WHITTIER, b. September 06, 1888, Enfield, Maine.
       x.       ADA ALTHEA WHITTIER, b. January 23, 1890, Enfield, Maine; d. July 08, 1965, Lincoln, Maine (Source: Maine deaths.); m. CLARENCE E. PORTER, May 09, 1907 (Source: Maine marriages 1892-1996.); b. July 1882, Maine; d. 1963.

Notes for ADA ALTHEA WHITTIER:
Neither Ada nor her sister Clara is listed at their father's home in the 1900 census, though older siblings are.


More About ADA ALTHEA WHITTIER:
Burial: West End Cemetery, Lowell, Maine (Source: http://members.tripod.com/DanaRaePelletier/WestEndCemetery.html.)
Census 1: 1930, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 2: 1900, Living in Lowell, Penobscot, Maine with Charles & Rosa Sibley. She is listed as a boarder, but as if she were a Sibley, so is indexed as Althea Sibley. Charles may have been her uncle.

More About CLARENCE E. PORTER:
Burial: West End Cemetery, Lowell, Maine (Source: http://members.tripod.com/DanaRaePelletier/WestEndCemetery.html.)
Census 1: 1930, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine
Census 2: 1900, Living in Lowell, Penobscot, Maine (father is Samuel, can't read birth year; mother is Mary, b. March 1859)
Information: Maine marriages says he was from Lowell, Maine, so I believe the Clarence Porter in Lowell, Maine on the 1900 census is this man
Occupation: Pedlar (1930 census)

More About CLARENCE PORTER and ADA WHITTIER:
Information: Maine marriages gives both their towns as Lowell, Maine
Marriage: May 09, 1907 (Source: Maine marriages 1892-1996.)

       xi.       CLARA ETHEL WHITTIER, b. January 23, 1890, Enfield, Maine.

Notes for CLARA ETHEL WHITTIER:
Neither Clara nor her sister Ada is listed at their father's home in the 1900 census, though some of older siblings are.


More About CLARA ETHEL WHITTIER:
Census: 1900, Living in Enfield, Penobscot, Maine; listed as Ethel Whittier, boarder at home of Grace Curtis, widow, and her mother Lois Goodwin; close by but not at home of father


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