Family:Whitney, Benjamin F. (1820-1898)

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Benjamin F.7 Whitney (Benjamin6, Jonathan5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Benjamin6 and Anna (Bangs) Whitney, was born 2 Aug 1820, Bridgton, ME, and died 3 Apr 1898, prob. Bridgton, ME.

He married, 26 Jan 1843, Swanzey, NH, Susan L. Bennett of Freedom, NH, daughter of Joseph H. and Mehitable (Moulton) Bennett. She was born 4 Apr 1824, NH.[1]

Benjamin F. Whitney was a farmer.

Benjamin II (1820-1892) married Susan Bennett of Freedom, NH who came to teach in the District #8 school (Called "The Whitney District"). They had 4 daughters and one son. Austin m. Clara Ingalls.

Children of Benjamin F.7 and Susan L. (Bennett) Whitney:

i. Harriet D.8 Whitney, b. 3 Feb 1846, Bridgton, ME; d. 29 Dec 1854, Bridgton, ME.
ii. Arrabella S. Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1847, Bridgton, ME; "of Bridgton" m. 26 Nov 1874, Bridgton, ME, Daniel F. Palmer of Gorham.[2]
iii. Benjamin Austin Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1854, Bridgton, ME; m. Clara H. Ingalls.
iv. Carrie R. Whitney, b. ca. 1858, prob. Bridgton, ME; d. after 1870
v. Susan L. Whitney, b. ca. 1866, prob. Bridgton, ME; d. after 1880; m. Carroll Hilton.

Census

41 40 Benjamin Whitney 65 M - Maine Anna Whitney 65 F - do Rebeccah Whitney 18 F - do Attended school Eli W. Whitney 10 M - do Attended school 41 Benjamin F. Whitney 29 M - Farmer N.H. Susan L. Whitney 26 F - Maine Harriet D. Whitney 4 F - do Attended school Arrabella S. Whitney 2 F - do

36 39 Benj. Whitney 74 M - Farmer $1500 $400 Me. Anna 73 F - " 40 Benj. F. Whitney 39 M - Farmer $1500 $400 " Susan L. 36 F - N.H. Arabella S. 12 F - Me. Attended school Benj. A. 5 M - " Attended school Carrie R. 2 F - "

452 498 Whitney, D. F. 49 M W Farmer $3000 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan L. 46 F W Keeping house " -----, Dell S. 23 F W Miliner " -----, Austin D. 16 M W Farm Laborer " Attended school -----, Carrie B. 13 F W Attending School " Attended school -----, Susa L. 4 F W Farm Laborer " -----, Benjamin 85 M W Farm Laborer " Male citizen over 21

Benj. F. WHITNEY 59 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Susan L. WHITNEY 56 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Susie L. WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W ME At School ME NH

  • 1880, daughters Arabella and Carrie not found.

References

  • Bridgton, Maine, Families

1.^  "Benjamin L. Whitney & Susan S. Bennett, m. 26 Jan 1843, NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

2.^  "Nov. 26, 1874, Daniel F. PALMER of Gorham, Me., & Arabella S. WHITNEY of Bridgton, Me.; by Richard VIVIAN, M.G.; Bridgton (D:143)," 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. 702.


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