Family:Whitney, Ambrose (1811-1863)

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Ambrose7 Whitney (Daniel6, [prob.] Caleb5, Joshua4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Daniel6 and Susanna (Carlton) Whitney, was born 8 Nov 1811, Kennebunk or Hallowell, ME,[1] and died 26 Mar 1863, Boston, MA, aged 51 years, of disease of heart, baker.[2]

He married, 2 Aug 1849, Augusta, ME, Mary Jane Couch.[3] She was born about 1821, Hallowell, ME, and died after 1863.

Children of Ambrose and Mary Jane (Couch) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Ella F. Whitney, b. ca. 9 Sep 1851, Augusta or Hallowell, ME; d. 26 Nov 1896, Everett, MA, aged 45 years 2 months 17 days, of pericarditis;[4] m. 7 Nov 1877, Boston, MA, Albert Roberts, b. ca. 1850, Cape Breton Island, son of William and Sarah (-----) Roberts.[5]

Census

729 859 Ambrose Whitney 38 M - Baker $300 Me. Mary J. Whitney 29 F - Me. John H. Marshall 24 M - Turner Me. Martha Marshall 20 F - Me. Henry E. Marshall 9/12 M - Me. Ambrose Potter 22 M - Farmer Me. Elizabeth J. Potter 21 F - Me.

605 978 N. S. Wyeth 41 M - Master Baker $3000 $500 Vermont Perses E. " 35 F - New York Mary H. " 13 F - Mass. Ambrose Whitney 49 M - Baker Maine Mark Rogers 30 M - " Ireland Mary L. Marshall 22 F - Saleswoman New Hampshire Catharine Smith 21 F - Domestic Nova Scotia

  • 1860, wife Mary not found.

References

1.^  "Ambrose [Whitney], [born] Nov. 8, 1811," according to Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Maine Historical Society, 1924).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 167, page 38. Also, "Ambrose [Whitney], [died] Mar. 26, 1863, a. 51y. 4m. 18d.," according to Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Maine Historical Society, 1924).

3.^  "Ambrose [Whitney] and Mary Jane Couch, [married] Aug. 2, 1849," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 464, page 197.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 291, page 141.


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