Family:Whitney, Henry (1767-1849)

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Henry5 Whitney (Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac4 and Hannah (Lombard) Whitney, was born 24 Jul 1767, Gorham, ME,[1] and died 18 Apr 1849, Chesterville, ME.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 15 Sep 1793, Buxton, ME, for him and Abigail Walker, both "of Buxton".[3] He married, 7 Nov 1793, Gorham or Buxton, ME, Abigail Walker "of Buxton".[4] She was born Sep 1776,[5] and died 8 Jul 1819, Chesterville, ME.[6]

He married secondly, 25 Oct 1821, Chesterville, ME, Martha Warren.[7] She was born 13 Aug 1778, Chesterville, ME.[8]

He lived in Pownal and Freeport.[9]

Henry and Abigail Whitney are buried in the Chesterville Center Cemetery in Chesterville, ME.

Children of Henry5 and Abigail (Walker) Whitney:

i. Betsey6 Whitney b. 3 Oct 1794, North Yarmouth[10] or Cumberland, ME; bapt. 3 Oct 1794, North Yarmouth, ME; m.(1) 22 May 1812, Wilton, ME, Jacob Linscott, son of Samuel Peakes and Charity (Cole) Linscott, b. 28 Apr 1792, Chesterville, ME; m.(2) 17 Jun 1823, Chesterville, ME, Jonathan Fellows, son of Jonathan and Rebecca (Brown) Fellows.
North Yarmouth VR's say born 3 Oct 1794, Chesterfield VR's (probably taken much later after family moved there) says 3 Oct 1795, BUT, then says the next child (Cyrus) born 29 Oct 1795. For this reason, the North Yarmouth date must be correct.
ii. Cyrus Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1801, North Yarmouth[11] or Cumberland, ME; bapt. 29 Oct 1801, North Yarmouth, ME; m. Sophia Stearns.
iii. Henry Whitney, b. 7 or 27 Feb 1804, Chesterville, ME;[12] m. Rebecca Fellows.
iv. Ambrose Whitney, b. 18 Jul 1806, Chesterville, ME;[13] m.(1) Nancy -----; m.(2) Lucy Ann Bennett.
v. George Washington Riggs Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1809, Chesterville[14] or Phillips, ME; m. Violette F. Haines.
vi. William Gorham Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1811, Chesterville, ME;[15] d. 31 Mar 1814, Chesterville, ME.[16]
vii. Hiram H. Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1815, Chesterville, ME;[17] m. Susan P. Lunt.
viii. Susan Whitney, b. 24 Nov 1817 (twin), Wiscasset, ME.
ix. Sarah Whitney, b. 24 Nov 1817 (twin), Wiscasset, ME.

Children of Henry5 and Martha (Warren) Whitney:

x. Abigail Warren6 Whitney6, b. 26 Jul 1824, Chesterville, ME;[18] d. 27 Jun 1836, Chesterville, ME.[19]

Census

References

  • LDS Film #12309, Civil Records of Wiscasset, Lincoln Co., ME

1.^  "Henry [Whitney], s. Isaac and Hannah, [born] July 24, 1767," 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, "Henery [Whitney], b. July 24, 1767," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

2.^  "Henry [Whitney] (the father), d. April 18, 1849," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

3.^  "Henry Whitney and Abigail Walker, both of Buxton, pub. 15 Sept 1793, cert. 5 Nov 1793," according to Buxton, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Henry Whitney m. Abigail Walker of Buxton 7 Nov 1793," and "1793, Nov. 7. - [married] Henry Whitney and Abigail Walker both of Buxton," according to Buxton, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Abigail [Whitney], w. Henry, b. Sept, 1776," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

6.^  "Abigail [Whitney] [w. of Henry], d. July 8, 1819," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

7.^  "Henry [Whitney], and Martha Warren, m. Oct. 25, 1821," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

8.^  "Martha (Warren) [Whitney], w. Henry, b. Aug. 13, 1778," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

9.^  McLellan, Hugh Davis, History of Gorham, ME, compiled and edited by his daughter, Katharine B. Lewis (Portland, ME: Smith and Sale, Printers, 1903), pp. 829-30.

10.^  "Betsey [Whitney], d. Henry and Abigail, [born] 3 Oct. 1794," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993). Also, "Betsey [Whitney], d. of Henery and Abigail, b. Oct. 3, 1795, in North Yarmouth," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

11.^  "Cyrus [Whitney], s. Henry and Abigail, [born] 29 Oct. 1801," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993). Also, "Cyrus [Whitney], s. of Henery and Abigail, b. Oct. 29, 1795, in North Yarmouth," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

12.^  "Henery [Whitney], s. of Henery and Abigail, b. Feb. 27, 1804," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

13.^  "Ambrose [Whitney], s. of Henery and Abigail, b. July 18, 1806," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

14.^  "George Washington Riggs [Whitney], s. of Henery and Abigail, b. Oct. 24, 1809," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

15.^  "William Gorham [Whitney], s. of Henery and Abigail, b. Sept. 6, 1811," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

16.^  "William Gorham [Whitney] [s. of Henry and Abigail], d. March 31st AD 1814," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

17.^  "Hiram [Whitney], s. of Henery and Abigail, b. Sept. 8, 1815," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

18.^  "Abigail Warren [Whitney], d. of Henry and Martha, b. July 26, 1824," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

19.^  "Abigail Warren [Whitney] [d. of Henry and Martha], d. June 27, 1836," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.


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