Family:Whitney, Abraham (1753-1831)

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Abraham5 Whitney (Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Benjamin4 and Mercy (Hinckley) Whitney, was born 1752[1] or 19 Aug 1753, Brunswick, ME,[2] and died 30 Sep 1831, Waterford, ME, aged 79 years; buried at Lisbon Falls, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 7 Apr 1780, Topsham, ME, for him and Apphia Coombs, both "of Little River".[3] He married 6 May 1780, Lisbon, ME (also recorded at Topsham, ME)(also recorded 1 Feb 1780, Brunswick, ME[4])(also recorded as 1 Feb 1780, Cumberland Co.[5])(also recorded 6 May 1780, Lewiston, ME[6]), Apphia Coombs "of Brunswick", daughter of Peter and Thankful (Strout) Coombs. She was born 1760, and died on 26 Oct 1833, Waterford, ME. She was buried 26 Oct 1833, Lisbon Falls, ME.

They lived at Lisbon, ME. He was Revolutionary War pensioner.

Pierce says the following:[7]

He was a farmer; was in the Revolutionary war and received a pension.

Children of Abraham5 and Apphia (Coombs) Whitney, all born Lisbon, ME:

i. Peter6 Whitney, b. 5 Jun 1781;[8] m. Lydia Hinckley.
ii. Benjamin Whitney, b. 30 Nov 1782;[9] m. Bethiah Woodard.
iii. Mercy Whitney, b. 15 Jul 1784,[10] m.(int. 20 Oct 1802, Topsham, ME, "both of Little River Plantation") 19 Nov 1802, Topsham, ME, John Godfrey.[11]
iv. Thankful Whitney b. 18 Jun 1786.[12]
v. Mehitable Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1788;[13] m. about 1808, probably Lisbon Falls, ME, Jesse Allen.
vi. Isaac Whitney, b. 17 Feb 1790;[14] d. circa 1810; drowned.
vii. Sarah Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1792;[15] d. 20 Feb 1845, m. 1 Jan 1812, Lisbon, ME, William Woodard.
viii. Thomas Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1794;[16] m. Susan Cowing.
ix. Apphia Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1795;[17] d. circa 1813, aged 18 years.
x. Abraham Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1798;[18] m. Ann Conant.
xi. John Whitney, b. 26 Feb 1800.[19]
xii. Joseph Stockbridge Whitney, b. 27 Dec 1802;[20] m. Betsy Philbrook.

Census

References

1.^  Source

2.^  "Abraham [Whitney], s. Benjamin and Marsey, [born] Aug. 19, 1753, in Brunswick," according to Mary Pelham Hill, ed., Vital records of Georgetown, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Press of Merrill & Webber Co., 1939).

3.^  "Abraham [Whitney], and Ephiah Combes, both of Little River, int. Apr. 7, 1780. [cert. May 6.] [he of T. Mrs. Affiah Coombs of Brunswick, T.R.4.]," according to Hill, Mary P., ed., Vital Records of Topsham, to the Year 1892 (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [1929] 1996).

4.^  "Abraham Whitney, and Afiah Combes, m. 1 Feb 1780," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Feb. 1, 1780, Abraham WHITNEY & Afiah COMBES; Brunswick (2:112)," 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. 17.

6.^  "Abraham [Whitney], m. Sophia Coombs, 6 May 1780, Lewiston, Androscoggin, ME," according to L.D.S. North America Vital Records Index.

7.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 118.

8.^  "Peter [Whitney] s. of Abraham and Apphia, b. June 5, 1781," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

9.^  "Benjamin [Whitney] s. Abraham and Apphia, b. Nov. 30, 1782," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

10.^  "Mercy [Whitney] d. Abraham and Apphia, b. July 15, 1784," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

11.^  "Mercy [Whitney], and John Godfrey, both of Little River Plantation, int. Jan. 30, 1808. [cert. Feb. 20.]," according to Hill, Mary P., ed., Vital Records of Topsham, to the Year 1892 (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [1929] 1996).

12.^  "Thankful [Whitney] d. Abraham and Apphia, b. June 18, 1786," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

13.^  "Mehitable [Whitney] d. Abraham and Apphia, b. Mar. 7, 1788," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

14.^  "Isaac [Whitney] s. Abraham and Apphia, b. Feb 17, 1790," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

15.^  "Sarah [Whitney] d. Abraham and Apphia, b. Feb. 22, 1792," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

16.^  "Thomas [Whitney] s. Abraham and Apphia, b. Jan. 23, 1794," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

17.^  "Apphia [Whitney] d. Abraham and Apphia, b. Dec. 21, 1795," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

18.^  "Abraham [Whitney] s. Abraham and Apphia, b. July 4, 1798," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

19.^  "John [Whitney] s. Abraham and Apphia, b. Feb. 26, 1800," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

20.^  "Joseph [Whitney] s. Abraham and Apphia, b. Dec. 27, 1802," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).


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