Family:Whitney, David (1732-a1790)

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David5 Whitney (Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan4 and Lydia (Young) Whitney, was born 8 Apr 1732, Biddeford, ME,[1] and died after 1790.

He married firstly, 1 Feb 1754, Falmouth, ME, Hannah Brown,[2] both "of Gorham", daughter of Jesse and Elizabeth (Walker) Brown. She was born 24 May 1731, Eastham, MA, and died before Oct 1760.

Marriage intentions were published 11 Oct 1760, Falmouth, ME, for him "of Gorham" and his second wife Abigail Knight "of Falmouth". He married secondly, before 17 Aug 1761, Abigail Knight.[3] She was born probably Falmouth, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 26 Nov 1761, Falmouth, ME, for him "of Gorham T[own]" and his third wife Rebecca Edgecom "of Falmouth". He married thirdly, before 18 Nov 1762, Rebecca Edgecom.[4] Probably she was the Rebecca Robinson who married firstly, 21 Mar 1748, Portland, ME, Thomas Edgecomb, son of Thomas and Sarah (Fletcher) Edgecomb. Her parentage is unknown.

He marrried fourthly, 29 Jun 1785, Gorham, ME, Lydia Moore "of Buxton".[5] Nothing further is known of her.

He lived in 1763 at Gorham, ME.

Children of David5 and Hannah (Brown) Whitney, both born Gorham, ME:

i. Susanna6 Whitney, b. 25 Jun 1756;[6] m.(1) 25 Aug 1774, prob. Gorham, ME, Owen Runnells, who d. in the Revolutionary War on 29 February 1776; m.(2) 3 Nov 1785, Buxton, ME, Jacob Dearborn, as his third wife.
ii. Jesse Whitney, b. 18 or 28 Mar 1758;[7] m.(1) Mary Sawyer; m.(2) Charity Nowell.

Child of David5 and Abigail (Knight) Whitney:

i. Joshua6 Whitney, b. 17 Aug 1761, Gorham, ME;[8] m. Molly More.

Children of David5 and Rebecca (?Robinson?)(Edgecomb) Whitney, all born Gorham, ME:

i. Daniel6 Whitney, b. 18 Nov 1762;[9] m. Louisa Stubbs.
ii. Hannah Whitney, b. 12 Jun 1764;[10] m. 12 Nov 1786, Gorham, ME, John Rogers.[11]
iii. Thomas Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1765;[12] m. Anna Stubbs.
iv. Nathan Whitney, b. 10 Sep or 9 Oct 1769;[13] m. Eunice Cottle.

David5 and Lydia (Moore) Whitney had no children.

Census

References

  • Records of Gorham, ME, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 7, compiled by Marquis F. King, Second Edition, edited by Russell S. Bickford, Picton Press, Camden, ME, 1991.

1.^  "David [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Lydia, b. Apr. 8, 1732," 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. 15.

2.^  "David [Whitney] and Hannah Brown, [married] Feb. 1754 [1st wife]," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

3.^  "David [Whitney] and Abigail, [married] [bef. Aug. 17, 1761] [2nd wife]," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

4.^  "David [Whitney] and Rebecca, [married] [bef. Nov. 18, 1762] [3rd wife]," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

5.^  "David [Whitney] and Lydia Moore, of Buxton, [married] June 29, 1785," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

6.^  "Susanna [Whitney], d. David and Hannah, [born] June 25, 1756," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

7.^  "Jesse [Whitney], s. David and Hannah, [born] Mar. 28, 1758," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

8.^  "Joshua [Whitney], s. David and Abigail, [born] Aug. 17, 1761," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

9.^  "Daniel [Whitney], s. David and Rebecca, [born] Nov. 18, 1762," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

10.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. David and Rebecca, [born] June 12, 1764," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

11.^  "Hannah [Whitney] and John Rogers, [married] Nov. 12, 1786," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

12.^  "Thomas [Whitney], s. David and Rebecca, [born] Oct. 5, 1765," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

13.^  "Nathan [Whitney], s. David and Rebecca, [born] Sept. 10, 1769," 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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