Family:Whitney, John (1807-1888)

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John7 Whitney (Charles6, John5, (poss.) Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Charles6 and Rachel (Pattee) Whitney, was born about 6 Mar 1807, ME, and died 14 Aug 1888, Exeter, ME, aged 81 years 5 months 8 days.[1] He was buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, ME.[2]

He married 16 Mar 1837, Pittsfield, ME, Sarah Jane Pushor, daughter of David and Nancy (Chase) Pochard/Pushaw/Pushor.[3] She was born 27 Nov 1818, Pittsfield, ME, and died 11 Jul 1903, Bangor, ME, aged 85 years 8 months.[4] She was buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, ME.[5]

Children of John7 and Sarah Jane (Pushor) Whitney:

i. John F.8 Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1838; d. 28 May 1906, Bangor, ME, aged 67 years 8 months; m. Sarah C. Hill.
ii. Charles H. Whitney, b. ca. 1840, ME; m.(1) ----- -----; m.(2) Clara A. Sturtivant.
iii. Rachel Jennie Whitney, b. ca. 1841, ME; d. aft. 1880.
iv. Parthena F. Whitney, b. ca. 1843, ME; d. aft. 1860; m. George T. Cameron.

Notes

That his father was a certain Charles Whitney is revealed in the cemetery records. That it was the one cited above is highly likely, given the histories of other men of the name in Maine, and the fact he gave the names Charles and Rachel to two children.

Census

544 584 John Whitney 43 M - Merchant $300 Me. Sarah J. " 31 F - " John F. " 11 M - " Attended school Charles H. " 10 M - " Attended school Rachel J. " 9 F - " Attended school Parthena " 7 F - " Attended school

549 576 John Whitney 53 M - Merchant $600 $3525 Maine Sarah J. " 41 F - Do John F. " 22 M - Do Do Rachael J. " 19 F - Do Attended school Barthena F. " 16 F - Do Attended school

286 295 Whitney, John 63 M W Farmer $3780 $4000 Maine Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Sarah J. 51 F " Keeping House " Whitney, Jennie R. 28 " " At Home " Cameron, Geo. T. 25 M " Ret. Dry Goods Merchant $400 " Male citizen over 21 Cameron, Parthenia F. 26 F " Boarding "

John WHITNEY 73 Self M M W ME Dry Goods Merchant ME ME Sarah J. WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME B. Jennie WHITNEY 36 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME Cora E. WHITNEY 17 GDau F S W MA At School ME ME

161 161 Whitney, Sarah J. Head W F Nov 1818 81 wid 60 4ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine House wife, House 162 Field, Andrew Head W M Jun 1832 67 wid 36 Maine Maine Maine House carpenter, Rents house -----, Lewis A. Son W M Oct 1865 34 sgl Maine Maine Maine Custern Enab. -----, Sadie L. Dau W F Dec 1873 26 sgl Maine Maine Maine Teacher com. sch.

References

1.^  "WHITNEY, JOHN, Died in EXETER, ME on Aug-14-1888. Buried at MT HOPE CEMETERY on Aug-16-1888. SON OF CHARLES WHITNEY, Age at Death 81 Years 5 months 8 days, Lot 1181CG," according to Mount Hope Cemetery Corp. & Crematory, burial index. Also, Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #60409467, John Whitney.

3.^  [6], at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  "WHITNEY, SARAH J., Died in BANGOR, ME on Jul-08-1903. Buried at MT HOPE CEMETERY on Jul-11-1903. WIFE OF JOHN, Age at Death 85 Years 8 months, Lot 1181CG," according to Mount Hope Cemetery Corp. & Crematory, burial index. Also, Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990.

5.^  FindAGrave Memorial #19554460, Sarah J. Whitney.


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