Family:Whitney, Patience (1748-?)
She married firstly, 9 Oct 1766, Gorham, ME, or in Falmouth, ME by Rev. Mr. Samuel Dean, Edward Thomas. He was born circa 1745, possibly Biddeford, ME. He was also known as Edward Thomes.
She married secondly, 8 Sep 1774, Gorham, Maine, Coleman Phinney Watson, son of Eliphalet and Elizabeth (Phinney) Watson. He was born 4 Dec 1751 or 1757, Gorham, ME.
Edward and Patience5 (Watson) Thomas had no children.
Children of Coleman Phinney and Patience5 (Whitney) Watson:
i. Mercy Watson; b. 27 Apr 1775, Gorham, ME; m. Abel Knight. ii. Stephen Phinney Watson; b. 19 Dec 1776, Gorham, ME; d. circa 1827, Randolph, NH; m. Hannah Whitcomb Nourse. iii. Hannah Watson; b. 28 Sep 1778, Gorham, ME; m. 2 Mar 1797, Bridgton, ME, Samuel Scribner 2 Mar 1797, Bridgton, ME. iv. Isaac Watson; b. 1779, Waterford, ME; m. 25 Jan 1803, Bridgton, ME, Deborah Sampson. v. John Watson; b. 1781, Waterford, ME; m. 26 Aug 1805, Waterford, ME, Polly Hopkinson. vi. Eunice Watson; b. 1783, Buxton or Waterford, ME; d. 21 Apr 1879, Manchester, NH; m. Ebenezer Bisbee. vii. James Watson; b. 1785, Waterford, ME. viii. Edmund Watson; b. 1797, Buxton, ME; m. circa 1815, Bridgton, ME, Hepzibah Flint.
1.^ "Patience [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. May 11, 1748," 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), p. 42.
2.^ "Oct. 9, 1766, Edward THOMAS & Patience WHITNEY; by Rev. Mr. Samuel DEAN, M.G.; Falmouth (1:149)," 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. 9.