Family:Whitney, John Godfrey (1798-1883)

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John Godfrey6 Whitney (Nathan5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan5 and Sarah (Godfrey) Whitney, was born 3 Mar 1798, Lisbon, ME, and died 2 Jul 1883, Readfield, ME.

He married, 20 Oct 1823, or 15 Oct 1824, Readfield, ME, or 26 Oct 1824, Hallowell, ME, Mary Allen.[1] She was born 24 Jul 1804, Readfield, ME, and died after 1880, KS.

He was a farmer and by trade a carpenter and joiner. He resided Readfield, ME.

Children of John Godfrey6 and Mary (Allen) Whitney:

i. Llewellyn7 Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1825, Corinna, ME; m. Eliza Pamelia Otis.
ii. William Clifford7 Whitney, b. ca. 1828, Dexter, ME; m. Anna Eliza Holmes.
iii. Edwin Whitney, b. ca. 1831, ME; d. after 1850.
iv. John Cheston Whitney, b. ca. 1834, ME; m. Laura O. -----.
v. Henry Allen Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1837, Sangerville, ME; d. 23 Apr 1912; m. 21 Dec 1866, Scott Co., IL, Susan Baker, b. 22 Aug 1840, Lockport, NY; d. 14 Sep 1876.
vi. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1839, ME; m. 26 Sep 1856, Winnebago Co., IL, John R. Bull. Children: Carrie R., b. ca. 1857, IL; Ira S., b. ca. 1859, IL.
vii. Wilson Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1845, Readfield, ME; m. Mary Aphia Goodell.

Census

572 756 John G. Whitney 56 M - Carpenter Me. Mary " 45 F - Unknown Edwin " 19 M - None " Chester " 16 M - None " Henry A. " 13 M - " Mary E. " 11 F - " Attended school Wilson " 5 M - " Attended school

3410 3427 John G. Whitney 62 M - Farmer 1200 640 Maine Mary " 55 F - Do Henry A. " 23 M - Farm laborer Do Wilson " 15 M - Do Attended school Mary E. Bull 21 F - Do Carrie R. " 3 F - Illinois Ira S. " 1 M - Do

58 61 Whitney, John G. 72 M W Carpenter $7500 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 66 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Wm. 42 M W Farmer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Anna 44 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Arthur 17 M W Ill. Attended school -----, Addie 11 F W Mass. Attended school

W. C. WHITNEY 52 Self M M W ME Hotel Keeper ME ME Anna WHITNEY 48 Wife F M W VT Landlady VT VT Arthur WHITNEY 27 Son M M W IL Bus Driver ME VT Lizzie WHITNEY 26 DauL F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG Addie WHITNEY 2 GDau F S W KS IL ENG John G. WHITNEY 82 Fath M M W ME ME ME Mary WHITNEY 76 Moth F M W ME ME ME Ackley SMITH 29 Oth M S W CA Cook In Hotel OH PA

References

1.^  "John G. [Whitney] and Mary Allen, [married] Oct. 26, 1824," according to Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Maine Historical Society, 1924).


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