Family:Whitney, Ebenezer (1762-1849)

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Ebenezer6 Whitney (Samuel5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel5 and Mary (Aston) Whitney,[1] was born 1762, probably Brunswick, ME,[2] and died 14 Feb 1849, Bowdoin, ME.[3]

He married 9 Jan 1785, Bath, ME, Mehitable Robinson.[4] She was born about 1764, Bath, ME, and died after 1850.

He resided Litchfield and Bowdoin, ME.

Ebenezer, MA Line, Mehitable, W25977, sol was b in 1763 at Brunswick MA (ME) & he lived at Bath MA (ME) when he enl & he lived there for "many yrs" then moved to Litchfield MA (ME) for 18 yrs then moved to Bowdoin ME for 2 yrs then moved to Topsham ME for 7 yrs & in 1829 he moved to Bowdoinham in Lincoln Co ME where he lived when he appl 19 Jul 1832 in Kennebec Co ME, sol m Mehitable Robinson 9 Jan 1785 both were of Bath in Lincoln Co MA (ME), sol d 14 Feb 1849 at Richmond in Lincoln Co ME & his wid appl there 13 Aug 1849 aged 84, sol's bro Thomas G. Whitney 22 Aug 1849 at Hallowell in Kennebec Co ME & stated he was present when his bro Ebenezer Whitney m Mehitable Robinson in Feb 1787 (wid gave 1784) but town the Bath ME town records gave 1785, it was stated sol & wid had raised a family of children but no names were given.[5]

Children of Ebenezer6 and Mehitable (Robinson) Whitney:

i. Eleazer7 Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1785, Bath, ME;[6] m.(1) Dolly Black; m.(2) Elizabeth Rowe; m.(3) Abigail D. (Smith) Richards.
ii. Robert Whitney, b. 30 Aug 1789, Bath, ME;[7] it was probably he "of West Pond Plantation" who m. (int. 22 Dec 1810, Belgrade, ME) Elizabeth Farnham. Not found in census records.
iii. Samuel Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1793, Bath, ME;[8] m. 24 May 1834, Litchfield, ME, Betsey Frost.[9] Not found in census records.
iv. Polly Whitney, b. 17 Nov 1795, Bath, ME;[10] m. Elijah Brown.
v. Ebenezer Whitney, b. 18 May 1800, Litchfield, ME;[11] m. Louisa Gowell.
vi. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1801, Litchfield, ME;[12] m.(1) bef. 1826, George W. Small of Bowdoinham, ME; m.(2) 20 Nov 1836, Bowdoinham, ME, Samuel Hinkley.
vii. Rachel Whitney, b. 23 Jan 1804, Litchfield, ME;[13] m. (int. 9 Apr 1826, Topsham, ME), Jonas Hunter "both of Topsham".[14]
viii. Ebenezar Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1805, Litchfield, ME.[15] [Possibly an error for Eleazer above, born the same day and month 20 years earlier.--RLW]
ix. David Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1807, Litchfield, ME;[16] d. 8 Feb 1817, Bowdoin, ME.[17]
x. Thomas Emmons Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1810, Bowdoin, ME, or 30 Apr 1810, Litchfield, ME;[18] m. Hepsabeth Brown.

Notes

The births of the children are recorded in both Litchfield and Bowdoin vital records. Their places of birth have been assigned based on Ebenezer's statements in his pension application.

Census

40 40 Samuel Hinkley 46 M - Truckman $1100 Maine Elisabeth " 47 F - " Nahum Small 15 M - Farming " Samuel Hinkley Jr. 12 M - " Elisabeth " 10 F - " Joseph " 8 M - " Rachel " 22 F - " Thomas T. Powers 4/12 M - " Mehitable Whitney 86 F - "

  • 1860: not found.

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his birth record.

2.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney], ch. Samuel Jr., [born] ---, --, 1762, P.R.41," according to Rachel Townsend Cox, ed., Vital Records of Bowdoin Maine to the Year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1944), volume 1, pages 227-229.

3.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney], h. Mehitable, [died] Feb. 14, 1849, a Revolutionary Soldier, removed from Brunswick to Litchfield, before 1800 and later to B., P.R.41," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 2, pages 135-136.

4.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, Batch # M522401.

5.^  Virgil D. White, Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files, Vol. III (Waynesboro, TN: The National Historical Publishing Company, 1992).

6.^  "Eleazur [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [born] Apr. 28, 1785," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

7.^  "Robert [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [born] Aug. 30, 1789," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

8.^  "Samuel [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehetable, [born] Sept. 12, 1793," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

9.^  "Samuel Whitney and Betsey Frost, m. 24 May 1834," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

10.^  "Polly [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [born] Nov. 17, 1795," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

11.^  "Ebenezer [Whitney], Jr., ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [born] May 18, 1800," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

12.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [born] Dec. 5, 1801," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

13.^  "Rachel [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [born] Jan. 23, 1804," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

14.^  "Rachel [Whitney], and Jonas Hunter, both of T., int. Apr. 9, 1826. [cert. issued Apr. 23.]," according to Hill, Mary P., ed., Vital Records of Topsham, to the Year 1892 (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [1929] 1996).

15.^  "Ebenezar Whitney, s. of Ebenezer Whitney and Mehitable, b. 28 Apr 1805," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

16.^  "David [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [born] Feb. 2, 1807," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

17.^  "David [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [died] Feb. 8, 1817," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 2, pages 135-136; also Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

18.^  Thomas E. [Whitney], ch. Ebenezer and Mehitable, [born] Feb. 8, 1810," according to Bowdoin Vital Records, volume 1, pages 227-229; also "Thomas E. Whitney, s. of Ebener. Whitney and Mehitable, b. 30 Apr 1810," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.


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