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#4 – Herbert Winfield Whitten (1883-1967)
Herbert Winfield Whitten
via Ancestry.Com 
1883 – Herbert Winfield Whitten was born on September 3, 1883, in Limerick, Maine to Martha Angelina Libby, age 20, and Daniel Winfield Whitten, age 23. His birth record was a delayed submission being submitted in January 1942, probably in response to the draft. 
1887 – Herbert Winfield’s brother Charles Libby was born about 1887, in Maine when Herbert Winfield was 4 years old.
1890 – Herbert Winfield’s sister Muriel A. was born September 1890, in Maine when Herbert was 6 years old. 
1900 – The 1900 census finds Herbert living with his parents and his two siblings in Shapleigh, York County, Maine. Herbert is a spinner at a woolen mill. Shapleigh is just a few miles south of Limerick, where Herbert was born.
1901 – Herbert’s brother Neuren (or Newren) was born about 1901, in Maine, when Herbert was around 18 years old.
1905 – Herbert’s youngest brother, Leland, was born about 1905, in Maine, when Herbert was about 22 years old.
1910 – The 1910 Census finds Herbert living with his parents and his four siblings on Kennebunk Road, in Kennebunk, Maine. His father was owned a farm and was work as a farmer while Herbert worked as a Teamster.
1911 – Herbert Winfield Whitten married Frances Florence Murphy, Daughter of Dennis F Murphy and Margaret Alice (Mahoney?) Murphy on September 19. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Timothey P. Limeton, a Biddeford clergyman, in Frances’ hometown of Biddeford. Herbert was living in Kennebunkport at the time and was 28 years old Plain (Plane?) Operator.
1912 – The young family located to Biddeford and 10 months after their marriage, their first child, Paul was born in July. Herbert was a laborer. 
|Map of Herbert W. Whitten’s life
Entirely in Maine, mostly York County
Graphic via Google Earth
1918 – The 35-year-old registered for the draft (WW I). He was described as short, medium build, brown hair, brown eyes. He lived on Lived on Nasons Court in Kennebunk, ME, working as a teamster for William Bartlett on Saw Road. His wife was his nearest relative.
1920 – The 1920 Census indicates that Herbert and his wife, Frances, were renting a house on Main Street in Kennebunk, Maine. Herbert was a laborer in a leatheriod(?) shop. With them are their two sons, Paul and Frances.
1922 – About 1922 his first daughter [still living] was born in Maine.
1926 – About 1926 his fourth child (third son) Erin (or Errin) was born in Maine.
1929 – In September or October 1929, Herbert’s youngest child, Millard was born.
1930 – The 1930 Census indicates that Herbert is renting a house on Lewis Court in Kennebunk with his wife and five children. Herbert worked as a laborer at a machine shop but had been unemployed for the past 19 weeks. Herbert is not a veteran. His three oldest children are all attending school.
1935 – The 1940 Census indicates that Herbert is living in the same house as he does in 1940, 319 Garden, Kennebunk, Maine. 
1940 – The 1940 Census indicates Herbert is renting a house at 319 Garden, in Kennebunk, for $12/month. Living with him are his wife, Francis, and his four youngest children. He is a laborer doing odd jobs and his son Francis is a mechanic at a garage.
1954 – Herbert’s brother Neuren died.
|Marker for Herbert W. Whitten
In Loving Memory – 1883-1967
Photo by Christine via Find-a-Grave
1956 – Herbert was retired living on Beech Hill Road, in Auburn, Maine. His son and daughter-in-law also live on Beech Hill RD. 
1958 – Herbert is still retired, living on Beech Hill Road in Auburn.
1960 – Herbert’s son, Paul passed away in Auburn, Maine.
1967 – Herbert Winfield Whitten died on 26 October 1967, probably in York, Maine. He is buried at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn, Maine.