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Everett Ross Safford 1919-1988

 

Everett Ross Safford 1919-1988

 

          Everett Ross Safford[1] was born in New Portland, Maine, the son of George Converse Safford[2] and Minetta Walton[3]. George C. Safford and Minetta Walton were married on November 24, 1906 in New Portland, where their four sons were born:  Henry…

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The Whiting Women - Synopsis

The Whiting Women - Synopsis

 

          The legend of Gladys Mable Hunt[1] began many years before she was even born in Wellington, Maine, on the cusp of the 20th century.  She was born to "White" parents, whose own parents were all "White", as were all of their ancestors.  Not a single Narragansett Indian. Zero.

 

          Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting would die just as the 21st…

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Epilogue - The Whiting Women

Epilogue

 

          So, maybe I was off base about first cousin marriage in rural Maine being rare.  Most of the time people did not marry someone with the same last name, but at other times, it obviously just didn’t matter to them. The current laws in Maine prohibit first cousin marriage, unless you obtain a physician’s certificate indicating that you have received genetic counseling prior to the…

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Sources for The Whiting Women

  1. google.com

 

  1. wikitree.com

 

  1. findagrave.com

 

  1. familysearch.org

 

  1. bailbondcity.com

 

  1. State of Maine Vital Statistics

 

  1. State of Massachusetts Vital Statistics

 

  1. Winsted (Connecticut) Directory 1936-1939

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Chapter 15 - Elaine Joyce (Safford) Fontaine Tash 1951-

Chapter 15

 

Elaine Joyce (Safford) Fontaine Tash 1951-

Granddaughter of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Whiting Pedigree

Mildred Evelyn Whiting 1927-1972 and Everett Ross Safford 1919-1988

George Elisco Whiting 1895-1965 and Gladys Mable Hunt 1897-1991

George W. Whiting 1866-1942 and Thurza Jane Inman 1873-1953

Ephraim Whiting…

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Chapter 14 - Sharon Rae (Tash) Hildreth Watson 1948-2015

Chapter 14

 

Sharon Rae (Tash) Hildreth Watson 1948-2015

Granddaughter of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Whiting Pedigree

Vidella Marian Whiting 1917-2007 and Raymond David Tash 1900-1980

George Elisco Whiting 1895-1965 and Gladys Mable Hunt 1897-1991

George W. Whiting 1866-1942 and Thurza Jane Inman 1873-1953

Ephraim Whiting…

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Chapter 13 - Gloria Jean Savoy aka Linda K. (Jones) McCorrison 1945-

Chapter 13

 

Gloria Jean Savoy aka Linda K. (Jones) McCorrison 1945-

Granddaughter of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Whiting Pedigree

Mildred Evelyn Whiting 1927-1972 and Thomas Neill 1908-1981

George Elisco Whiting 1895-1965 and Gladys Mable Hunt 1897-1991

George W. Whiting 1866-1942 and Thurza Jane Inman 1873-1953

Ephraim…

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Chapter 12 - Mildred Evelyn (Whiting) Savoy Safford 1927-1972

Chapter 12

 

Mildred Evelyn (Whiting) Savoy Safford 1927-1972

Daughter of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Whiting Pedigree

George Elisco Whiting 1895-1965 and Gladys Mable Hunt 1897-1991

George W. Whiting 1866-1942 and Thurza Jane Inman 1873-1953

Ephraim Whiting 1839-1910 and Francina Ann Spearin 1836-1883

Leonard Whiting…

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Chapter 11 - Velma Blanche (Knights) Whiting 1922-1995

Chapter 11

 

Velma Blanche (Knights) Whiting 1922-1995

Wife of William H. Whiting - Nephew of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Knights-Hilton Pedigree

Andrew J. Knights 1879-1968 and Blanche Jewett Hersey 1889-1958

Stephen D. Knights 1816-1897 and Patience C. Tuttle 1839-1925

Solomon Knight 1777-1860+ and Hannah Hilton…

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Chapter 10 - Vidella Marian (Whiting) Ryer Tash Fowler Durkee 1917-2007

Chapter 10

 

Vidella Marian (Whiting) Ryer Tash Fowler Durkee 1917-2007

Daughter of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Whiting Pedigree

George Elisco Whiting 1895-1965 and Gladys Mable Hunt 1897-1991

George W. Whiting 1866-1942 and Thurza Jane Inman 1873-1953

Ephraim Whiting 1839-1910 and Francina Ann Spearin 1836-1883

Leonard Whiting…

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The Hard Cider Murder

May 7, 1905

The Washington Post from Washington, District of Columbia · Page 37

 

May 19, 1905

The Muskogee Times-Democrat from Muskogee, Oklahoma · Page 3

 

MAINE'S IDIOT COLONY

The Hard Cider Murder--Bangor, Me.

“The hard cider murder, as the killing of William Knights at West Athens last Thursday night is called, has again brought to public notice the colony of paupers and idiots long known in Maine as ‘the Somerset wild men’…

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Chapter 9 - Myrtle Victoria (Willey) Whiting 1912-1951

Chapter 9

 

Myrtle Victoria (Willey) Whiting 1912-1951

Wife of Seth O. Whiting - Half-Brother of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Willey Pedigree

Frank B. Willey 1871-1936 and Leydia L. Hewey 1898-1984

Henry L. Willey 1831-1892 and Charlotte M. Clark 1839-1900+

Moses Willey 1803-1875 and Abigail Caverly 1803-1887

Moses Willey 1769-1831 and Susan…

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Chapter 8 - Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting 1897-1991

Chapter 8

 

                         Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting 1897-1991

 

Hunt Pedigree

Pearl R. Hunt 1877-1901+ and Vidella M. Cook 1877-1901

Daniel Wentworth Hunt 1850-1924+ and Dora V. Wells 1848-1917

Samuel Hunt 1816-1899 and Lydia Cook 1825-1915

William Hunt 1789-1865 and Mary Dunlap 1792-1843

Ephraim Hunt 1749-1818 and Martha Lowell…

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Chapter 7 - Lona B. (Cook) McCausland Pettengill McDow 1895-1953+

 

Chapter 7

 

Lona B. (Cook) McCausland Pettengill McDow 1895-1953+

Aunt of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Cook Pedigree

Viola Elizabeth Cook 1861-1944 and Unknown Father

Samuel Cook 1829-1910 and Susannah Hunt 1831-1870+

Samuel Cook 1795-1850+ and Lydia Wentworth 1789-1850+

Cutting Cook…

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Chapter 6 - Lucy E. (Withee) Whiting McNally 1893-1932

Chapter 6

 

Lucy E. (Withee) Whiting McNally 1893-1932

Wife of Algie B. Whiting - Step-Uncle of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Withee Pedigree

Bion Bradbury Withee 1856-1917 and Minnie B. Porter 1865-1915

Samuel Withee 1816-1896 and Lucy H. Thompson 1813-1898

Luke Withee, Jr. 1785-1850+ and Nancy Patterson 1785-1872

Luke Withee…

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Chapter 5 - Emeline (Smart) Whiting 1888-1921

Chapter 5

 

Emeline (Smart) Whiting 1888-1921

Wife of Seth O. Whiting - Half-Brother of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Smart-Tuttle-Corson Pedigree

John Sylvester Smart, Sr. 1848-1927 and Emeline Berry 1848-1924

John S. Smart 1816- and Betsey Tuttle 1821-1893

James Tuttle 1777-1870+ and Patience Corson 1782-1859

Lemuel Corson…

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Chapter 4 - Vidella M. (Cook) Hunt Whiting 1877-1901

Chapter 4

 

Vidella M. (Cook) Hunt Whiting 1877-1901

Mother of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Cook Pedigree

Viola Elizabeth Cook 1861-1944 and Frederic Walter Tripp 1858-1907

Samuel Cook 1829-1910 and Susannah Hunt 1831-1870+

Samuel Cook 1795-1850+ and Lydia Wentworth 1789-1870+

Cutting Cook 1761-1827 and Elizabeth Merrill…

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Chapter 3 - Lucinda T. (Hanscom) Mace Stinneford Whiting 1861-1930+

Chapter 3

 

Lucinda T. (Hanscom) Mace Stinneford Whiting 1861-1930+

Step-Mother of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Hanscom Pedigree

Aaron J. Hanscom 1835-1896+ and Frances Jani Ham 1836-1906

Jordan Mcgray Hanscom 1798-1850 and Sarah Mcgray 1802-1850+

Moses Hanscom III 1759-1835 and Molly Mcgray 1767-1855

Moses Hanscom, Jr.…

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Chapter 2 - Viola Elizabeth (Cook) Smart 1861-1944

Chapter 2

 

Viola Elizabeth (Cook) Smart 1861-1944

Grandmother of Gladys Mable (Hunt) Whiting

 

Cook Pedigree

Samuel Cook 1829-1910 and Susannah Hunt 1830-1870+

Samuel Cook 1795-1850+ and Lydia Wentworth 1789-1870+

Cutting Cook 1761-1827 and Elizabeth Merrill 1766-1845

Samuel Cook 1720-1790 and Judith Bartlett…

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Chapter 1- Francina Ann (Spearin) Whiting 1836-1883

Chapter 1

 

Francina Ann (Spearin) Whiting 1836-1883

Mother of Seth L. Whiting - Step-Father of Gladys Mable Hunt

Mother of Algie B. Whiting - Step-Uncle of Gladys Mable Hunt

Grandmother of George E. Whiting - Husband of Gladys Mable Hunt

Grandmother of Seth O. Whiting - Half-Brother of Gladys Mable…

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