Family:Whitney, J. Wesley (1840-1893)
J. Wesley7 Whitney (Sewell Pitt6, Barnabas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Sewell Pitt6 and Annie (Tuttle) Whitney, was born 4 Jul 1840, Freeman, ME, and died 20 May 1893, prob. Temple, ME. He "Wesley" was buried in the Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, ME.
He married 1 Aug 1861, Freeman, ME, Ann Augusta Furbish, daughter of Abraham and Nancy (Peterson) Furbish. She was born 12 Jul 1842, Freeman, ME, and died 14 Jun 1921. She was buried in the Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, ME.
Wesley Whitney resided in Freeman, ME in the censuses of 1850 through 1880, and in 1883 removed to Strong, ME, and subsequently to Temple, ME. He was a farmer.
Wesley and Ann are buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Farmington, ME.
Children of J. Wesley7 and Ann Augusta (Furbish) Whitney:
i. William Converse8 Whitney, b. 19 Jan 1865, Freeman, ME; "Converse W." d. 1936; bur. Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, ME; unmarried. ii. Charles Carroll Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1873, Freeman, ME; m. Justina Ripley.
73 77 Whitney, Wesley 30 M W Farmer $1100 $771 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Ann A. 29 F W Keeps House Maine -----, William C. 5 M W Maine Attended school -----, Anna 70 F W Lady Maine Collier, Abner 77 M W A Pauper Maine Illiterate, Male citizen over 21, Nonvoter
Wesly WHITNEY 40 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Ann A. WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Comas W. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Carol C. WHITNEY 7 Son M S W ME ME ME
356 356 Withee, Roland Head W M Apr 1863 37 mar 13 Maine Maine Maine Livery stable keeper, Rents house -----, Hattie Wife W F Feb 1870 30 mar 13 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Ethel Dau W F Mar 1888 12 sgl Maine Maine Maine In school -----, Guy C. Son W M May 1890 10 sgl Maine Maine Maine In school Whitney, Convers Brdr W M Jan 1865 35 sgl Maine Maine Maine House painter
- Thompson, George A. and Thompson, F. Janet, A Genealogical History of Freeman, Maine 1796-1938 in Three Volumes, Volume 3 (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1996), p. 291-300.