Family:Whitney, Elias (1763-a1820)

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Elias5 Whitney (Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Amos4 and Sarah (Payne) Whitney, was born 2 Apr 1763, Gorham, ME,[1] and died after 1820.

He married 14 Dec 1788, Gorham, ME, Polly Fowler,[2] parentage, birth and death unknown.

Children of Elias5 and Polly (Fowler) Whitney:

i. (son)6 Whitney, b. before 1790, Freeport, ME, deduced from 1790 Census.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. before 1790, Freeport, ME, deduced from 1790 Census.
iii. (son) Whitney, b. 1790-1800, Freeport, ME, deduced from 1800 Census.
iv. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1790-1800, Freeport, ME, deduced from 1800 Census.
v. (son) Whitney, b. 1790-1800, Freeport, ME, deduced from 1800 Census.
vi. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1790-1800, Freeport, ME, deduced from 1800 Census.
vii. (son) Whitney, b. 1790-1800, Freeport, ME, deduced from 1800 Census.
viii. (child) Whitney, b. about 1801, , d. before 9 Jun 1805, Freeport, ME.

Notes

One of the children may have been Emeline L. Whitney of Portland who m. 7 Dec 1830, Portland, ME, William Merrill, Jr., of Pownal, ME.[3] She was born about 1809.

Census

References

  • Gorham Vital Records
  • 1790 Census
  • 1800 Census
  • 1810 Census Index
  • 1820 Census Index

1.^  "Elias [Whitney], s. Amos and Sarah (Payne), [born] Apr. 2, 1763," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

2.^  "Elias [Whitney] and Polly ["Polley"in original] Fowler, [married] Dec. 14, 1788," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897). Also, "Dec. 14, 1788, Elias WITNEY & Polly FOWLER; by Caleb JEWET, Gorham (A:32)," 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. 69.

3.^  "Dec. 7, 1830, William MERRILL, Jr. of Pownal & Emeline L. WHITNEY of Portland; by Bennett Tyler, [?Portland?] (A:95)," 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. 126.


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