Ralph Burton WHITTUM

Male 1903 - 1974  (70 years)


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  • Name Ralph Burton WHITTUM 
    Born 2 Jun 1903  Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The birth record of unnamed male Whittum cites him the third child of James F. Whittum, occupation Shoemaker, and Hattie F. Corless, both born Woolwich, Maine. [1]
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Feb 1974  Pasco County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I18063  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 1 May 2014 

    Father James Franklin WHITTUM,   b. 16 Aug 1859, Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Hattie Florence CORLISS,   b. 3 Nov 1870, Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1940, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 2 May 1894  Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of James F. Whittum and Hattie Florence Corliss cites their residences West Woolwich. The groom is age 34, first marriage, occupation Farmer, born Woolwich, son of James Whittam, occupation Tanner, born Lewiston, and Abbie W. Fowles, occupation Housekeeper, born Westport, Maine, who both reside in West Woolwich. The bride is age 23, first marriage, occupation Housekeeper, born West Woolwich, daughter of Howard Corliss, occupation Potter, born West Woolwich, and Abbie Nason, occupation Housekeeper, born Wiscasset, who both reside in West Woolwich. [1]
    Notes 
    • 1900 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 1 June 1900:

      - Whittum, James F., age 40, married 6 years, born August 1859 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Shoe Bottomer.
      - Whittum, Florence H., age 29, wife, married 6 years, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born November 1870 in Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Whittum, James H., age 5, son, born March 1895 in Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Whittum, Edith F., age 1, daughter, born April 1899 in Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Whittum, Lizzie S., age 43, sister, single, born August 1856 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation School Teacher.
      - Fassett, Emma I., age 48, lodger, single, born February 1852 in Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Seamstress.

    • 1910 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 27 April 1910:

      - Whittum, James F., age 50, first marriage, married 15 years, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Sorter, Shoe Factory.
      - Whittum, Hattie F., age 39, wife, first marriage, married 15 years, mother of 2 children, 2 children still living, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Whittum, James H., age 15, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Whittum, Ralph B., age 6, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Eldridge, George H., age 28, roomer, first marriage, married 3 years, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Laster, Shoe Factory.
      - Eldridge, Maud M., age 28, roomer, first marriage, married 3 years, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Stitcher, Shoe Factory.
      - Littlefield, Annie L., age 30, roomer, single, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Bookkeeper, Grocery Store.

    • 1920 census of Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine, enumerated 19-12 January 1920:

      - Whittum, James F., age 60, owns the home, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Carpenter, Ship Yard.
      - Whittum, Hattie F., age 49, wife, born Maine, both parents born Maine.
      - Whittum, Ralph B., age 16, son, born Maine, both parents born Maine.

    • 1930 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 9 April 1930:

      - Whittum, Ralph B., age 26, rents the home for $25, first married age 23, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Salesman, Newspapers.
      - Whittum, Winnifred R., age 26, wife, first married age 23, born Maine, both parents born Canada English, occupation Operator, Telephone.
      - Whittum, Florence, age 59, mother, married, first married age 23, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Servant, Private Family.

    • 1940 census of Woolwich, Sagadahoc County, Maine, enumerated 26 May 1940:

      - Whittum, Florence, age 69, owns the home, home value $800, widowed, completed 2 years of high school, born Maine.
      - Sleeper, Mary T., age 79, sister, widowed, completed 2 years of high school, born Maine.

      Both persons lived in same house on 1 April 1935.

    Family ID F5758  Group Sheet

    Family Winifred ROBERTSON,   b. 11 Sep 1903, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1967, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 11 Sep 1926  Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1930 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 9 April 1930:

      - Whittum, Ralph B., age 26, rents the home for $25, first married age 23, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Salesman, Newspapers.
      - Whittum, Winnifred R., age 26, wife, first married age 23, born Maine, both parents born Canada English, occupation Operator, Telephone.
      - Whittum, Florence, age 59, mother, married, first married age 23, born Maine, both parents born Maine, occupation Servant, Private Family.

    • 1940 census of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine, enumerated 16 April 1940:

      - Whittum, Ralph, age 35, rents the home for $22, completed 3 years of high school, born Maine, occupation Advertising Salesman, Newspaper.
      - Whittum, Winifred, age 35, wife, wife, completed 4 years of high school, born Maine.
      - Whittum, Dawne, age 3, daughter, born Maine.

      Both parents lived in same place on 1 April 1935.

    Children 
     1. Dawne WHITTUM,   b. Abt 1937, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 1 May 2014 
    Family ID F27556  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Jun 1903 - Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Sep 1926 - Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Feb 1974 - Pasco County, Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/, Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907.

    2. [S70] Ancestry.com, Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.