Whitney, Hezekiah (1822-1895)

In Recognition For: Service to the Town of Gray

In 1855 Hezekiah Whitney (12 Oct 1822 - 12 Jun 1895) settled with his wife, Mary Ellen Merrill, on the Nathan Merrill place in East Gray.  He farmed and did some lumbering.  Both Mr. & Mrs. Whitney were teachers in their youth.  He was active in school and civic affairs and served as Selectman a number of times.  They both helped organize and were charter members of the Gray Grange.  He further served many times as a Master for the Grange and she served as Ceres.

Sponsor: Gray Historical Society
Added: 25 Jan 2011