Family:Whitney, J. Wesley (1840-1893)

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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.[1]

He married 1 Aug 1861, Freeman, ME, Ann Augusta Furbish,[2] 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.[3]

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;[4] 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


1.^  FindAGrave Memorial #51985907, Wesley Whitney.

2.^  "Wesley Whitney, and Ann A. Furbuish, [married] 1 Aug 1861," according to Strong, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  FindAGrave Memorial #51986015, Anna Augusta Furbush Whitney.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #40580044, Converse W. Whitney.

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