Family:Whitney, Amos (1794-1862)

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Amos7 Whitney (Jonathan6, (prob.) Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan6, Jr., and Deborah (Higgins) Whitney, was born 28 Feb 1794, Lisbon, ME,[1] and died 12 Oct 1862.

He married, 3 Dec 1818, Canaan, ME, Hannah (or Anna or Annah or Anar) Done.[2] She was born about 1801, ME, and died after 1870, and apparently before 1880.

He resided in Kirkland and Hudson, ME. He was "of Newport" when he married.

30 Sep 1815, he bought land in Newport, ME

20 Aug 1821, he bought land in Corinth, ME

Amos is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery, Corinth, ME

Children of Amos7 and Hannah (Doane) Whitney:

i. Zubia Ann8 Whitney, b. ca. 1821, ME; d. 1896, Hudson, ME; m. Samuel Bean. She is also alleged to be a daughter of his brother Sewell
ii. Timothy Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1821, ME; d. 11 Feb 1873, Wautoma, Waushara Co., WI; m. 1 Sep 1845, Corinth, ME, Avis Douglas.
iii. Ingerson Whitney, b. 30 Mar or 7 Apr 1824, (poss. Newport) ME; d. 3 Jan 1890, Hudson, ME; m. Celestia A. Gray.
iv. Roxanna Whitney, b. ca. 1825, ME; d. 2 Feb 1869; m. before 1850, Albion K. P. Warren.
v. Achsah Whitney, "Aesyel" b. ca. 1828, ME; m. before 1853, William Robbins.
vi. Hezekiah Whitney, b. ca. 1829, (poss. Newport) ME; m. Sarah Rogers.
vii. Prince Edward Whitney, b. ca. 1830, Kirkland, ME; m. Francena Eliza Bean.
viii. Mary E. Whitney, b. ca. 1832, Kirkland, ME.
ix. Matilda J. Whitney, b. ca. 1835, Kirkland, ME.
x. William H. Whitney, b. ca. 1839, Kirkland, ME; m. Helen M. Mann.

Census

15 16 Amos Whitney 56 M - Farmer $400 Me. Hannah " 49 F - " Acsyet[?] " 22 F - " Ingerson " 27 M - Laborer " Hezekiah " 21 M - " " Attended school Prince E. " 20 M - " " Attended school Mary E. " 18 F - " Matilda J. " 15 F - " Attended school William R. " 11 M - " Attended school

324 337 Amos Whitney 67 M - Farmer $800 $256 [Maine] Annah 66 F - H Wife [Maine] Emaly 11 F - [Maine]

It seems likely that Emaly was a granddaughter, since Annah would have been 55 at her birth.

117 121 Robbins, William 44 M W Lumberman $400 $150 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Acsa 40 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Charles 17 M W Works in Shingle Mill Maine Attended school -----, Ella 10 F W Maine Attended school Whitney, Anna 68 F W Maine Cannot write

  • 1880, widow Anna not found.

References

1.^  "Amos [Whitney], s. Jonathan 2d and Deborah, b. Feb. 28, 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).

2.^  "Whitney, Amos of Newport, m. 3 December 1818 to Anna Done," according to Nelson, Sally Furber, comp., Vital Records of Canaan, Maine (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 2008).


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