Family:Whitney, Nathan (1742-1834)

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Capt. Nathan5 Whitney (Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan4 and Lydia (Young) Whitney, was born 30 Apr 1742, Biddeford, ME,[1] and died before 7 Apr 1834, Columbia, ME.

He married, Columbia, ME, circa 1770, Patience Barnard.

Patience Barnard was born in 1742, Greenland, NH, or circa 1752, Portsmouth, NH, and died 1840.

They lived at Columbia, ME, and Addison, ME. They were reported to have come from York, ME to Columbia Falls, Washington County, ME in 1768. (Early Pleasant River Families, p. 627)

Children of Nathan5 and Patience (Barnard) Whitney:

i. Nathan6 Whitney; b. 8 Apr 1772 or 8 Jul 1772, Columbia, ME;[2] m. Sarah Cox.
ii. Lydia Whitney; b. 8 Jun 1775, Columbia, ME;[3] d. 24 Dec 1843; m. before 20 Apr 1802, Columbia, ME, Matthew Coffin,[4] b. 1781 in Pleasant River, ME, son of Matthew and Jane (Wass) Coffin of Nantucket, MA and Columbia, ME.
iii. Daniel Whitney; b. 10 Feb 1778, Columbia, ME.[5]
iv. Thankful Whitney; b. 16 Jun or 16 Dec 1780, Columbia, ME;[6] d. 2 Feb 1864, Tamworth, NH; m.(1) 8 Oct 1805, Machias, ME, Moses Lambert;[7] m.(2) 15 Jul 1808, Machias, ME, Isaac Meader of Durham, NH. She did not marry, but had a child, Lydia Whitney, with Jeremiah O'Brien. He was b. 1744, and d. 5 Sep 1818, Machias, ME. Lydia was b. 10 Jun 1804, Machias, ME, and d. 18 Mar 1898, Lynbrook, Hempstead, Queens Co., Long Island, NY. She m. 10 Mar 1823, Machias, ME, Aaron Simmons Sherman, b. 20 Oct 1798, Marshfield, MA, d. 22 Jul 1881, Bridgewater, MA.
v. Joseph Whitney; b. 17 Feb 1782, Jonesboro, ME;[8] m.(1) Mary C. Libby; m.(2) Rebecca Libby.
vi. Martha "Patty" Whitney; b. 1 Feb 1785, Columbia, ME;[9] m. (int. 11 Jun 1805, Columbia, ME) Lorin Anson Smith.[10]
vii. Jeremiah Whitney; b. 20 Aug 1787, Columbia, ME;[11] d. 17 Feb 1797 or 9 Aug 1798, Columbia, ME.
viii. Simeon Whitney; b. 6 Apr 1790, Columbia, ME;[12] d. 1812 during the war.
ix. Lucy Whitney; b. 6 Apr 1793, Columbia, ME;[13] m. (int. 22 Sep 1819, Columbia, ME[14]) 22 Sep 1819, Cherryfield, ME or 4 Nov 1819, Columbia, ME, Isaac Guptill, b. 24 Jul 1788, Gouldsboro, ME, d. 3 Jan 1872, Harrington, ME. They had six known children, the first three b. Cherryfield, ME.

Census

References

1.^  "Nathan [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Lydia, b. Apr. 30, 1742," according to Beatty, John D., ed., Vital Records of Biddeford, Prior to 1856; Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 28 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), pp. 39, 43.

2.^ . "Nathan [Whitney], b.7-8-1772," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^ . "Lydia [Whitney], b. 6-8-1775," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Whitney Lydia and Mathew Coffin mar yr previous to 4-20-1802," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^ . "Daniel [Whitney], b. 2-10-1778," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

6.^ . "Thankful [Whitney], b. 2-16-1780," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

7.^  "Thankful and Moses Lambert, both of Machias, 8 Oct. 1805," according to Jackman, Beulah G., Earliest records of Machias, Maine (1767-1837) (Concord, NH: Published by Beulah G. Jackman, [1937?]).

8.^ . "Joseph [Whitney], b. 2-1-1782," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

9.^ . "Martha [Whitney], b. 2-1-1785," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

10.^  "Whitney Martha and L. Anson Smith of Machias int 6-11-1805," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

11.^ . "Jeremiah [Whitney], b. 8-20-1789," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

12.^ . "Simeon [Whitney], b. 4-6-1790," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

13.^ . "Lucy [Whitney], b. 2-6-1793," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

14.^  "Whitney Lucy and Isaac Guptil int 9-22-1819," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.


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