Family:Whitney, Abner (c1802-1890)

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Abner7 Whitney (William6, Abner5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of William6 and Hannah (Bangs) Whitney, was born about 1802, and died 7 Feb 1890, Baldwin, ME.

Marriage intentions were filed 5 Jun 1831, Standish, ME, for him and Annis Phinney "both of Standish",[1] daughter of Coleman and Margaret (Moor) Phinney. He married, 1 Aug 1831, Standish, ME, Annis M. Phinney "both of Standish".[2] She was born 15 Aug 1798, Gorham or Standish, ME, and died between 1870 and 1880 (but some sources say 29 Oct 1835; L.D.S. Pedigree Resource File says 29 Oct 1873), Baldwin, ME.

Annis apparently had an illegitimate son William S. Phinney, born 17 Jul 1821, Standish, ME, who married Harriet S.8 Whitney, Abner's niece.

Children of Abner7 and Annis M. (Phinney) Whitney:

i. Elizabeth Jane8 Whitney, b. ca. 1832, Standish, ME; m.(1) Timothy S. Dodge; m.(2) Granville A. Leavitt
ii. Maria A. Whitney, b. ca. 1835, MA; m. Henry C. Babb
iii. Margaret A. Whitney, b. 1838, Hiram, ME; m. Josiah Remick
iv. Joanna Susan Whitney, b. ca. 1839, MA; d. 6 Feb 1878, Baldwin, ME; "of Sebago" m. (int. 16 May 1857), 17 May 1857, Baldwin, ME, Cyrus H/K. Ward "of Baldwin".[3]
v. Frances Helen Whitney, b. ca. 1841, Sebago, ME; m. 29 Dec 1861, Sebago, ME, Charles H. Ward "of Baldwin".[4] Charles d. 12 Sep 1878 in Baldwin, ME. Child: Asa M. Ward, b. 15 May 1862 in Baldwin, ME; d. 26 Nov 1926; m. 2 Dec 1893 in Hiram, ME, Ida May McLucas, the daughter of John and Annie (Adams) McLucas. She was b. 17 Mar 1878 in Brownfield, ME, and d. 24 Aug 1959. Both are buried in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Hiram, ME.

Census

22 22 Abner Whitney 48 M - Farmer $300 Maine Annis " 51 F - " Maria A. " 15 F - Mass. Attended school Margaret " 13 F - " Attended school Joanna S. " 11 F - " Attended school Frances E. " 9 F - Maine Attended school

284 307 Abner Whitney 57 M - farmer $800 $300 Maine Annis " 60 F - housework " Maria " 25 F - factory girl " Margaret " 23 F - dress maker " Frances " 19 F - Sewing " Attended school

192 211 Ward, Charles H. 47 M W Farmer $200 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Frances H. 29 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Asa M. 8 M W Attending School Maine Attended school Whitney, Abner 67 M W Farmer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Annis M. 70 F W Keeping House Maine

Frances H. WARD 39 Self F W W ME Keeping House ME ME Asa M. WARD 18 Son M S W ME Farmer ME ME Abner WHITNEY 77 Fath M W W ME Farm Laborer MA ME

References

1.^  "Abner [Whitney], and Annis Phinney, both of Standish, [intentions] filed 5 June 1831," and "Abner [Whitney], and Annis Phinney, both of Standish, [intentions] published 19 June 1831," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Abner [Whitney], and Annis Phinney, both of Standish, m. 1 Aug 1831 by Samuel Rich, Esq.," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "May 17, 1857, Cyrus H. WARD of Baldwin & Joannah S. WHITNEY of Sebago; by Rev. Samuel TYLER, Sebago (C:271)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 506.

4.^  "Dec. 29, 1861, Charles H. WARD of Baldwin & Fance H. WHITNEY of Sebago; Sebago (C:407)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 583.


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