Family:Whitney, Abner (1800-1855)

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Abner7 Whitney (Jesse6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jesse6 and Mary (Sawyer) Whitney, was born 21 Dec 1800, Saco, ME,[1] and died 6 Aug 1855, Saco, ME.

He married firstly, Saco, ME, Mary Grapham, or 15 Feb 1825, Saco, ME, Elizabeth Graffam, "both of Saco",[2] daughter of Josiah and Eunice (Berry) Graffam. She was born 22 Feb 1803, Saco, ME,[3] and died 22 Sep 1845, Saco, ME.

He married secondly, Olive -----. She was born about 1814, and died 22 Sep 1854.

Abner and Mary are buried in the Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco, ME. Olive is buried in the Eastern Cemetery, Portland, ME.

He was a mariner. He resided Saco, ME.

Children of Abner7 and Elizabeth (Graffam) Whitney:

i. Thomas C.8 Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1826 (twin), Saco, ME;[4] d. m.(1) Eliza McKinney; m.(2) Annie M. Kelleher.
ii. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1826 (twin), Saco, ME;[5] m. Levi Blaisdell; resided Boston, MA, and Chichester, NH. Children:
a. Susan Cranford Blaisdell, b. res. Dayton, OR.
b. Georgiana Blaisdell, b. -----; m. ----- -----; res. Chichester, NH.
iii. Maria Corinthia Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1828 (twin), Saco, ME;[6] "of Boston" m.(1) 11 Apr 1847, Andover, MA, Luther Sumner Morgan "of Salem";[7] "of Milford" m.(2) 18 Nov 1883, Milford, MA, Orlando Hines Lake "of Milford", as his second wife, son of John and Sarah (Moses) Lake, b. ca. 1827, Chichester, NH;[8] resided Norwell, MA. She m.(3) 27 Sep 1911, Norwell, MA, William H. Jackson, son of William and Mary (Clifford) Jackson, b. ca. 1838, Loudon, NH, as his second wife.[9]
iv. Luke Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1828 (twin), Saco, ME.[10]
v. Susan H. Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1830 (twin), Saco, ME;[11] d. 20 Mar 1903, Norwell, MA, aged 67 years 19 days, of impact of kidney stone and heart failure; m.(1) before 1849, James Marriner; m.(2) 27 Dec 1876, Salem, MA, Stephen D. Higbee, as his third wife, son of Lemuel and Betsey (Francis) Higbee, born 19 Feb 1830, Salem, MA; resided Salem, MA.[12]
vi. Hannah Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1830 (twin), Saco, ME;[13] d. San Francisco, CA; m. ----- Marsh. Children:
a. Lizzie Marsh, b. -----; m. Jules Smith; res. San Francisco, CA.
vii. Benjamin Dodge Whitney, b. 26 May 1832, Saco, ME;[14] m. Sarah O'Neill.
viii. Eunice E. Whitney, b. 3 Nov 1833, Saco, ME;[15] d. Dayton, OR; m.(1) 20 Mar 1856, Boston, MA, Daniel Burrows, b. ca. 1813, Conway, NH, son of Daniel;[16] m.(2) ----- Crawford.
ix. William Franklin A. Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1836 (twin), Saco, ME;[17] lost at sea in 1855.
x. Francis Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1836 (twin), Saco, ME;[18] m. Margarette L. Rix.
xi. Eugene Elias Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1839, Saco, ME;[19] m. Laura A. -----.

Census

197 220 Abner Whitney 49 M - Laborer Maine Olive " 42 F - " Thomas Rice 21 M - Laborer " Elias Whitney 12 M - " Attended school

221 247 Phebe Dawson 39 F - Me. Julia " 19 F - " Mary " 17 F - " Phebe " 15 F - " Susan " 10 F - " John A. Killhan 26 M - Laborer $200 " Caroline " 25 F - " Harriet Stevens 17 F - " Eunice Whitney 16 F - "

893 960 Samuel Berry 41 M - Farmer $4000 Me. Sarah " 31 F - " James A. " 1 M - " Franklin Whitney 14 M - " Attended school

  • 1850, sons Thomas and Luke not found.

References

1.^  "Abner [Whitney], s. Jesse and Mary, b. 15 Dec. 1799", and "Abner [Whitney], h. Elizabeth, b. 15 Dec. 1799," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

2.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], w. Abner, b. 22 Feb. 1803," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

3.^  "Abner [Whitney] and Elizabeth Graffam, both of Saco, [married] 15 Feb. 1825," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

4.^  "Thomas C. [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 30 Mar. 1826," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

5.^  "Mary Jane [Whitney], d. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 30 Mar. 1826," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

6.^  "Corinthia [Whitney], d. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 5 Mar. 1828," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

7.^  "Maria C. [Whitney], of Boston, and L. Sumner Morgan of Salem, [married] Apr. 11, 1847," according to Vital Records of Andover, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Topsfield, MA: Topsfield Historical Society, 1912). Also "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 30, page 76.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 345, page 314.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008; volume 604, page 233.

10.^  "Luke [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 5 Mar. 1828," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

11.^  "Susan [Whitney], d. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 2 Mar. 1830," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008; volume 280, page 272.

13.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 2 Mar. 1830," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

14.^  "Benjamin [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 26 May 1832," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

15.^  "Eunice [Whitney], d. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 3 Nov. 1833," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 101, page 35.

17.^  "William F. A. [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 24 Oct. 1836," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

18.^  "Francis [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 24 Oct. 1836," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).

19.^  "Elias [Whitney], s. Abner and Elizabeth, b. 23 Mar. 1839," according to ______, First book of records of the town of Pepperellborough, now the city of Saco (Portland, Me.: Thurston Print, 1896).


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