Family:Whitney, Nathaniel (1769-1844)

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Nathaniel6 Whitney (Abel5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Abel5 and Thankful (Morton) Whitney, was born 20 Jun 1769, Gorham, ME,[1] and died 21 Apr 1844, Standish, ME, aged 75 years.

Marriage intentions for him and Zilpah Martin were published 22 Feb 1792, Standish, ME.[2] He married 16 Mar 1794, Standish, ME, Zilpah Martin, by Rev. Jonathan Gould,[3] daughter of Bryan and Elizabeth (Higgins) Martin. She was born either 1770-1774 (from census records), baptized 28 Feb 1779, Eastham, MA, and died apparently between 1840 and 1850.

He resided Standish, ME.

He purchased land in Standish 30-Acre Lot 17: Joshua Moody to Nathaniel Whitney, March 13, 1793, Lot 17, 28/112.[4]

Children of Nathaniel6 and Zilpah (Martin) Whitney:

i. Reuben7 Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1795 or 2 Jul 1794, Standish, ME;[5] m.(1) Jane Whitmore; m.(2) Phebe Dearborn.
ii. Hannah Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1796, Standish, ME.[6] She is likely to be identical to Hannah Whitney, wife of Levi7 Whitney of Richmond, ME, her first cousin.
iii. Simeon Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1799, Standish, ME;[7] bapt. 5 Dec 1816, Standish, ME;[8] m. Joanna Shaw.
iv. Nancy Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1801 (twin), Standish, ME;[9] bapt. 5 Dec 1816, Standish, ME;[10] "Miss" m. (int. 24 Oct 1867, Standish, ME) 31 Oct 1867, Standish, ME, "Mr." James Maines Stone, "both of Standish",[11] b. 30 Jul 1798, Limington, ME, d. 23 Nov 1881, son of Solomon and Hannah (Maines) Stone, as his second wife.
v. Joanna Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1801 (twin), Standish, ME;[12] bapt. 5 Dec 1816, Standish, ME;[13] m. (int 9 Dec 1825, Standish, ME[14]) 25 Dec 1825, Standish, ME, Joseph Stuart.[15]
vi. James Whitney, b. 19 Feb 1807, Standish, ME;[16] bapt. 5 Dec 1816, Standish, ME;[17] m.(1) Susan Jones; m.(2) Elizabeth -----.

Census

References

1.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney] (twin), s. Abel and Thankful, [born] June 20, 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).

2.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], to Zilpah Martin, [intentions] filed 22 Feb 1792," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], and Zilpah Martin, m. 16 March 1794 by Rev Jonathan Gould," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records. Also, "Mar. 16, 1794, Nathaniel WHITNEY & Zilpah MARTIN; by Rev. Jonathan GOULD, Standish (A:60)," 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. 99.

4.^  "Reuben [Whitney], s. of Nathaniel and Zilpah, b. 2 July 1794," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Zilpah, b. 14 Oct 1796," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

6.^  "Simeon [Whitney], s. of Nathaniel and Zilpah, b. 12 April 1799," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

7.^  "Simeon [Whitney], s. Nathaniel and Zilpha Whitney, bapt. Dec. 5, 1816, by Dr. Deane," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

8.^  "Joanna [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Zilpah, b. 1 Aug 1801," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

9.^  "Joanna [Whitney], d. Nathaniel and Zilpha Whitney, bapt. Dec. 5, 1816, by Rev. Daniel Marrett," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

10.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Zilpah, b. 1 Aug 1801," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

11.^  "Nancy [Whitney], d. Nathaniel and Zilpha Whitney, bapt. Dec. 5, 1816, by Rev. Daniel Marrett," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

12.^  "Nancy [Whitney], Miss, and Mr. James M. Stone, both of Standish, [intentions] filed 18 Oct 1867, Certified 24 Oct 1867, married 31 Oct 1867 by Samuel Hopkins," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

13.^  "Joanna [Whitney], and Joseph Stuart, both of Standish, [intentions] filed 9 Dec 1825," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

14.^  "Joanna [Whitney], and Joseph Stuart, both of Standish, m. 25 Dec 1824," and "Joanna [Whitney], Standish, and Joseph Stewart, Standish, m. Dec. 25, 1825, by Daniel Marrett," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

15.^  "James [Whitney], s. of Nathaniel and Zilpah, b. 19 Feb 1807," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

16.^  "James [Whitney], s. Nathaniel and Zilpha Whitney, bapt. Dec. 5, 1816, by Rev. Daniel Marrett," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.


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