Family:Whitney, Calvin (s1793-1832)

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Calvin Whitney, parentage unknown, but brother of Haynes Whitney,[1] was born say 1793, location unknown, and died Oct 1832, Thomaston, ME.

He married Eliza Everton. She was born 1800, and died 20 Feb 1861. She "Elizabeth" married secondly, 11 Aug 1833, Thomaston, ME, Joseph Thompson, "both of Thomaston".[2]

Calvin Whitney with his brother Haynes emigrated to Thomaston, ME, where he died in 1832. He resided Thomaston, ME. He allegedly came from Woodstock, VT.

He may have been a son of Joshua and Sally (-----) Whitney of Wendell, NH, and Bridgewater, VT. Bridgewater and Woodstock are 3 to 6 miles from each other.

Children of Calvin and Eliza (Everton) Whitney:

i. Calvin F. Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1816; m. Nancy J. Clark.
ii. Henry Whitney, b. 25 Apr 1818; d. in the south.
iii. William E. Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1822; m. Sophia A. Fales.
iv. Joshua G. Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1823; d. 25 Sep 1865, Camden, ME;[3] m. -----; resided Rockland; was a soldier in the 4th Maine.
v. John K. Whitney, b. 19 Jun 1826; m. C. A. -----.
vi. Mary E. Whitney, b. 31 Jul 1830; "Miss" m. 19 Oct 1850, Thomaston, ME, Americus A. Long, "both of Thomaston";[4] resided Thomaston, ME.

Census

151 186 Wm. E. Whitney 28 M - Farmer $600 Me. Sophia A. " 28 F - Me. Lidster E. " 7 M - Me. Deaf & Dumb Calvin H. " 5 M - Me. Attended school Wm. J. " 3 M - Me. Mary E. " 26 F - Me. Thomas Hays 15 M - New Brunswick Joshua G. Whitney 26 M - Farmer Me. John " 23 M - do Me.

  • 1850, Rockland, Lincoln Co., ME, p. 168:

322 371 Eliza Thompson 52 F - Me. Pauper Joseph " 14 F - " ditto Bethenia " 12 F - " Attended school, ditto Nancy Creighton 65 F - "

772 829 Eliza Thompson 61 F - Widow $400 $200 Maine Joseph " 23 M - Day Laborer " Bethina A. " 22 F - House Work " Joshua Whitney 27 M - Day Laborer "

1610 724 Whitney, John 39 M W Hotel Keeper $300 -- Maine Male citizen over 21 C. A. 34 F W Keeping House Maine Mary 16 F W No Occupation Washington Ter'y C. A. 14 F W No Occupation California C. J. 12 F W No Occupation California M. S. 3 F W At Home California John 8/12 M W California Born in Oct

  • 1870, sons Henry and Joshua not found.
  • 1880, son John and family not found.

References

1.^  For a discussion of Pierce's errors and what is known of the two brothers, see Archive:Who were Calvin and Haynes Whitney.

2.^  "Aug. 11, 1833, Joseph Thompson & Elizabeth Whitney, both of Thomaston, by Caleb Fuller," according to Judith Holbrook Kelley and Clayton Rand Adams, comps. and eds., Marriage Returns of Lincoln County, Maine. Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 39 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, [2002]), p. 44.

3.^  "Joshua G. [Whitney], d. 25 Sep. 1865," according to Marlene A. Groves, ed., Vital Records of Camden/Rockport, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 49 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2006), p. 138.

4.^  "Oct. 19, 1850, Americus A. Long & Miss Mary E. Whitney, both of Thomaston, by Atwood Levensaler, J.P.," according to Judith Holbrook Kelley and Clayton Rand Adams, comps. and eds., Marriage Returns of Lincoln County, Maine. Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 39 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, [2002]), p. 240.


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