Family:Whitney, John (1783-1851)

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Rev. John6 Whitney (Asa5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Asa5 and Patience (Weston) Whitney, was born 17 Apr 1783, Gorham, ME,[1] and died 9 Mar 1851 in Dexter, ME. He was a Methodist preacher.

He married, 6 Jul 1808, Unity, ME, Hannah Rich, both of Lincoln Plantation.[2] She was born 4 Nov 1781, and died after 1860.

They resided Thorndike and Dexter, ME.

Children of John6 and Hannah (Rich) Whitney:

i. Joseph B.7 Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1809; m. Mary C. -----.
ii. Nelson Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1811; m. Dorothy Dwelley.
iii. John Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1813, d. 16 May 1837.
iv. Esther B. Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1815, Thorndike, ME; d. 23 Feb 1907, Boston, MA, aged 91 years, of senility and calcareous degeneration of vessels;[3] unmarried; resided Le Grange St., Boston, MA.
v. Eunice Whitney, b. 7 Jul 1817; d. after 1860.
vi. Patience Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1819, d. 12 Dec 1819.
vii. Hannah Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1821, Maine; m. John K. Kinsberry, enumerated in Dexter in 1850.
viii. Martha C. Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1822; not found in 1850 or 1860 censuses.
ix. Benjamin Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1824; d. after 1860; not found in 1850, 1870, or 1880 censuses.
x. Mary Whitney, b. 19 Dec 1826; prob. the Mary S. Whitney "of Winterport" who m. (int. 19 Jun 1863) 2 Jul 1863, Liberty, ME, Mr. Caleb W. Lewis, "of Liberty".[4]
xi. Franklin P. Whitney, b. 26 Feb 1832, ME; resided Dexter, ME.

Census

89 102 John Whitney 67 M - Farmer $2500 Me. Hannah " 64 F - " Franklin P. " 17 M - " Attended school

701 858 Lois North 41 F - Me. Sophia North 36 F - Me. 859 Esther B. Whitney 32 F - " Louisa Cooper 20 F - " 860 Ethan Stevens 68 M - Sailor " Mary " 58 F - " Andrew P. Stinson 23 M - Clerk " Samuel Dexter 19 M - Shoemaker " Frances Young 17 F - " Attended school

419 842 Henry W. Varney 42 M - Ship Wright N.H. Ruth " 40 F - Maine William " 16 M - Model Maker N.H. Sarah " 13 F - N.H. ----- " 5d F - Mass. John C. Coffin 23 M - Machinist Mass. Charles Robinson 24 M - Clerk Vt. Francis Krogman 50 M - Fish Dealer Mass. James Pollard 21 M - Painter Maine Francis Cushman 48 M - Spile Driver N.H. Abeah Hasley 23 M - Carpenter N.H. John Hawkins 26 M - Machinist Nova Scotia John Hashell 32 M - Boss N.H. Martin Kean 40 M - Ship Carpenter Mass. Peleg Sherman 33 M - " " Mass. Hervey Conant 27 M - Machinist N.H. Luther Sherman 46 M - Ship Carpenter Mass. Joseph Cushman 46 M - " " Mass. William Turner 55 M - " " Mass. Daniel Delano 70 M - " Joiner Mass. Henry Delano 19 M - " " Mass. William Roderham 33 M - Harness Maker P. Edward Isle William Moore 25 M - House Joiner P. Edward Isle John Owen 22 M - Machinist Scotland Alfred Whitney 20 M - Engineer Maine George Perkins 23 M - Fireman Vt. Ester Whitney 28 F - Maine Clara Smith 21 F - Nova Scotia Lydia Smith 25 F - Maine Maria Robinson 17 F - Vt. Abby Dolan 22 F - Ire. Sarah Gowan 19 F - Ire. Bridget Hickman 28 F - Nova Scotia

This is daughter Esther B. Whitney.

620 654 Esther B. Whitney 35 F - Milliner $2000 Maine Hannah " 78 F - $1500 -- " Eunice " 33 F - Teacher of Music " James C. " 10 M - Mass. Attended school 655 Laura S. Jewett 33 F - Dress Maker $325 Maine Laura Oliverett " 10 F - Texas Attended school

This is his widow Hannah with two daughters Esther and Eunice. James C. Whitney is unidentified, and his birth does not appear in the Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910.

264 274 Jeremiah Littlefield 72 M - Farmer Maine Abigail " 65 F - do Benjamin Whitney 34 M - Stage Driver do Mary " 30 F - do

Apparently this is his son Benjamin and daughter Mary, or perhaps Mary is Benjamin's wife.

Calvin STONE 62 Self M M W ME Sexton ME ME Esther STONE 33 Wife F M W P.E.I. Dress Maker P.E.I. P.E.I. Edward QUINN 38 Oth M M W NH Carriage Painter NH NH Frank HAMILTON 50 Oth M S W IRE Harness Maker IRE IRE John C. MASON 24 Oth M S W ME Trav. Salesman ME ME Geo.C GAVANER 27 Oth M S W IRE Piano'S IRE IRE Ella TUTTLE 23 Oth F S W ME Milliner ME ME Sadie MCNEAL 30 Oth F S W NS Book Keeper NS NS Esther WHITNEY 50 Oth F S W ME ME ME Mary O'BRIEN 18 Oth F S W MA IRE IRE Mary O'BRIEN 49 Oth F W W IRE --- --

Apparently this is his daughter Esther.

References

1.^  "John [Whitney], s. Asa and Patience, [born] Apr. 17, 1783," 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.^  "John [Whitney], Mr., and Miss Hannah Rich, b. of Lincoln Plantation, m. 6 Jul 1808, by Samuel Whitney," according to Elizabeth M. Mosher, Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995), p. 105.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/8, page 464.

4.^  "Mary S. [Whitney] [Mary L., int.], of Winterport, and Mr. Caleb W. Lewis, of Liberty, int. 19 Jun 1863, m. 2 Jul 1863, by Reuben A. Rich, Esq.," according to Maresh, Isabel Morse, Vital Records of Liberty, Maine (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2000).


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