Family:Whitney, Anna (1749-1830)

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Anna5 Whitney (Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Nathan4 and Elizabeth (Bailey)(Melcher) Whitney, was born 5 Sep 1749, Biddeford, ME,[1] was baptized 30 Oct 1749, Biddeford, ME,[2] and died 18 Aug 1830, Penfield, NY.

Marriage intentions were published 22 Sep 1771, Gorham, ME, for her and Ebenezer Watson.[3] She and Ebenezer Watson were divorced. He was born 28 Sep 1748, Gorham, ME, the son Eliphalet and Elizabeth (Phinney) Watson. Source FGAR source listed History of Gorham, ME, p, 810, V.R. Gorham ME.

She was also known as Ann Whitney.

Children of Ebenezer and Anna5 (Whitney) Watson, all born Gorham, ME:

i. Stephen Watson; b. 8 Sep 1772; d. before 1782.
ii. Joseph Watson; b. 1 Jul 1774; m. 10 Nov 1796, Cumberland, ME, Susanna Drinkwater.
iii. Samuel Watson; b. 31 Jan or 30 Jun 1777, Gorham, ME; m. 9 Nov 1798 at Gray, ME, Susanna Merrill.
iv. Elizabeth Watson; b. 24 Sep 1779; m. 3 Sep 1801, Elias B. Doughty.
v. Stephen Watson; b. 25 May 1782; m. Hannah Merrill.
vi. William Watson; b. 22 Apr 1785; m. 5 Dec 1812, Bowdoinham, ME, Martha Potter.
vii. John Watson; b. 4 Jan 1789.
viii. Nathan Whitney Watson; b. 5 Sep 1791; d. 17 Sep 1849; m. circa 1827, Electa Phillips; he and Electa Phillips were divorced.
Source FGR submitted by Cyral A. Watson. Sources listed: Logan Temple Bapt. Rec., 28 Jul 1885, F Ut L4c; Rochester Democrat, dated 6 Oct 1849, see letter to patron dated 8 Jan 1944--Res Dept; Census 1850, Greece (Rochester) New York.
ix. Eliphalet Watson; b. 4 or 14 Jun 1797, Gray, ME; m. Mary Paddock.

References

1.^  "Anna [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Lydia, b. Sep. 5, 1749," according to Beatty, John D., ed., Vital Records of Biddeford, Prior to 1856; Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 28 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 43.

2.^  "Anna [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Elisab[e]th, bap. Oct. 30, 1749," according to Beatty, John D., ed., Vital Records of Biddeford, Prior to 1856; Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 28 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 64.

3.^  "Anna [Whitney], [Whittney in original] with Ebenezer Watson ["Wattson' in original], intentions] Sept. 22, 1771," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).


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