Family:Whitney, Jonathan (1811-1888)

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Jonathan7 Whitney (Benjamin6, Jonathan5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Benjamin6 and Anna (Bangs) Whitney, was born 11 Apr 1811, Bridgton, ME, and died 21 Apr 1888, prob. Harrison, ME.

He "Mr." "of Bridgeton" married firstly, 29 Dec 1835, Sweden, ME, "Miss" Rebecca Flint "of Sweden".

He married secondly, 8 May 1839, Harrison, ME, Edna Howard. She was born about 1813, Westbrook, ME.

He resided in Harrison, ME, in the censuses of 1850 through 1880. He was a farmer.

Children of Jonathan7 and Rebecca (Flint) Whitney:

i. Elias H.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1835, ME; d. after 1850.

Children of Jonathan7 and Edna (Howard) Whitney:

ii. Andrew Whitney, b. ca. 1841, ME; d. after 1850.
iii. Charles A. Whitney, b. ca. 1843, Sweden, ME; m. Julia S. Robie.

Census

590 600 Jonathan Whitney 39 M - Farmer $1500 Maine Ednah Whitney 39 F - do Elias H. Whitney 15 M - do Attended school Andrew Whitney 9 M - do Attended school

334 335 Jonathan Whitney 49 M - Farmer $400 $100 Harrison Me. Ednah " 49 F - Wife Westbrook " Charles A. " 19 M - Sweeden " Attended school Fredrick Rosemire 68 M - Farm Laborer Poland Europe

111 112 Whitney, Jonathan 59 M W Farmer $2500 $1200 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Ednah 59 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Charles A. 29 M W Farmer Maine Male citizen over 21

Jonathan WHITNEY 69 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Ednah WHITNEY 69 Wife F M W ME Housekeeping ME ME Charles A. WHITNEY 39 Son M M W ME Farmer ME ME Julia S. WHITNEY 29 DauL F M W ME Housekeeping ME ME Roscoe H. WHITNEY 5 GSon M S W ME ME ME Franklin E. WHITNEY 3 GSon M S W ME ME ME

References

  • Bridgton, Maine, Families
  • Early Vital Records of Harrison, ME

1.^  "29 December 1835, Mr. Jonathan Whitney, Bridgeton, and Miss Rebecca Flint, Sweden, m. in Sweden by Ebenezer Eaton, Elder.," according to McAllister, Donald L., and Lucille E. Nass, eds., Marriage Returns of Oxford County, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #16 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, c1993).


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