Lucia Alfretta Whitten

Brief Life History of Lucia Alfretta

When Lucia Alfretta Whitten was born on 22 March 1905, in Washburn, Aroostook, Maine, United States, her father, Lewis Albert Whitten, was 29 and her mother, Bessie A Wallace, was 25. She married Stanley E Borden on 28 March 1925, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Perham, Aroostook, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 November 1992, in Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Monticello, Aroostook, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stanley E Borden
1901–1977
Lucia Alfretta Whitten
1905–1992
Marriage: 28 March 1925
Opal Lorraine Borden
1925–2009
Eunice P Borden
1927–2020
Calvin C. Borden
1930–2019

Sources (8)

  • Lucia Borden in household of Stanly Borden, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucia Whitten, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Lucia Alfretta Borden, "Maine Death Index, 1960-1996"

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1917 · World War I Contributions

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.

1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Whitton or Whiting .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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