Family:Whitney, Joseph (1739-1819)

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Joseph5 Whitney (Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Abel4 and Mary (Cane) Whitney, was born 1 Mar 1738/9, Wiscasset, ME,[1] and died 13 Mar 1819, probabaly Gorham, ME.

He married firstly, 3 Oct 1765, Gorham, ME, Mehitable Stevens,[2] daughter of Benjamin and Sarah (Pride) Stevens. She was born 15 Jul 1750, Gorham, ME, and died before Sep 1781, probably Gorham, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 22 Sep 1781, Gorham, ME,[3] for him and his second wife Betty Phinney. She was born 1 Apr 1759, Gorham, ME, and died 14 Feb 1828, Gorham, ME, aged 69 years.[4]

Before 25 May 1819, Gorham, ME, Edmund Phinney was appointed administrator of his estate.

Children of Joseph5 and Mehitable (Stevens) Whitney, all born Gorham, ME:

i. Abel6 Whitney, b. 21 or 24 Jul 1767;[5] m. ----- -----.
ii. Mary Whitney, b. 27 Jul 1769;[6] m. (int. 12 Mar 1791, Gorham, ME) Abial Rounds.[7]
iii. Anna Whitney, b. 17 Mar 1774;[8] m. (int. [intentions] Apr. 20, 1793, Gorham, ME[9]) 19 May 1793, Gorham, ME, Isaac Hall, by Rev. Caleb Jewett, b. 23 May 1770, Gorham, ME, d. 31 Jan 1855, Gorham, ME, son of Ebenezer and Hannah (-----) Hall.[10]
iv. Marcy Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1776;[11] "Mercy" m. 24 Jun 1801, Gorham, ME, Joseph Libby.[12] Joseph was born in Gorham on 13 June 1780, the son of Joseph and Mary (Huston) Libby. Joseph died 2 Apr 1843 in Gorham, and Mercy died 22 May 1860 in Portland, ME. They had seven children, all born in Gorham.
v. Solomon Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1780;[13] m. Phebe Gilkey.

Children of Joseph5 and Betty (Phinney) Whitney, all born Gorham, ME:

i. Stephen6 Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1782;[14] m. Hannah Freeman.
ii. Joseph Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1784;[15] m.(1) Mary Hunter; m.(2) Nancy Hunter.
iii. Patience Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1786, ME;[16] m. 16 Nov 1809, Gorham, ME, Capt. Silas C. Elden, b. 16 Sep 1783, Buxton, ME, the son of Gibeon and Susannah (Whitney) Elden. Susannah was the dau. of Moses and Susannah (Crockett) Whitney of Harrison, ME.
iv. Sarah Whitney, b. 3 Dec 1788;[17] m. 24 Dec 1809, in Gorham, ME, Edmund Gammon. She died 19 March 1875, and he died 4 August 1841. They had two children.
v. Hannah Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1791;[18] m. 10 Jan 1812, prob. Gorham, ME, Clark Dyer.
vi. Betty Whitney, b. 1 Apr 1794;[19] m. 7 May 1817, prob. Gorham, ME, Samuel Gilkey.
vii. Peggy Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1796.[20]
viii. Edmund Whitney, b. 7 Dec 1799;[21] m. Mary McLean.
ix. James Whitney, b. 3 Jul 1803; m. Mary Larrabee.

Census

References

1.^  "Joseph Whitney born at Wiscassett March 1st; 1739/40," according to Lester MacKenzie Bragdon and John E. Frost, Vital Records of York, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, 1992).

2.^  "Joseph [Whitney] and Mehitable Stevens, [married] Oct. 3, 1765 [1st wife]," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

3.^  "Joseph [Whitney], with Betty Phinney, [intentions] Sept. 22, 1781 [2nd wife]," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

4.^  "Mrs. Betsy [Betsey in original], [died] Feb. 14, 1828, aged 69 [Gorham VR2]," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

5.^  "Abel [Whitney], s. Joseph and Mehitable (Stevens), [born] July 24, ["July 21" in original], 1767," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

6.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Joseph and Mehitable (Stevens), [born] July 27, 1769," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

7.^  "Mary [Whitney], with Abiel Rounds, [intentions] Mar. 12, 1791," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

8.^  "Anna [Whitney], d. Joseph and Mehitable (Stevens), [born] Mar. 17, 1774," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

9.^  "Anna [Whitney], with Isaac Hall, [intentions] Apr. 20, 1793," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

10.^  "Alma [Whitney] ["Anna"in original], and Isaac Hall, [married] May 19, 1793," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897). Also "May 19, 1793, Isaac HALL & Anna WHITNEY; by Rev. Caleb JEWETT, Gorham (A:63)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 102.

11.^  "Marcy [Whitney], d. Joseph and Mehitable (Stevens), [born] Oct. 31, 1776," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

12.^  "Mercy [Whitney] and Joseph Libby, [married] June 24, 1801," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

13.^  "Solomon [Whitney], s. Joseph and Mehitable (Stevens), [born] June 23, 1780," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

14.^  "Stephen [Whitney], s. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] July 28, 1782," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

15.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] Oct. 18, 1784," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

16.^  "Patience [Whitney], d. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] Sept. 25, 1786," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

17.^  "Sarah [Whitney], d. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] Dec. 3, 1788," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

18.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] Oct. 16, 1791," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

19.^  "Betty [Whitney], d. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] Apr. 1, 1794," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

20.^  "Peggy [Whitney], d. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] Nov. 10, 1796," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

21.^  "Edmund [Whitney], s. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] Dec. 7, 1799," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).


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