Family:Whitney, Paul (1785-1841)

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Paul6 Whitney (Joel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Joel5 and Mary (Weston) Whitney, was born 10 Jan 1785, Chandler's River (Jonesboro), ME, and died 7 Jun 1841, Calais, ME.

He married, 12 Dec 1809, Saint Stephen, NB, Catherine Barker, of Saint Stephen, NB. She was born about 1788, NB, and died 30 Sep 1864, Calais, ME, or 3 Oct 1864, Calais, ME, aged 75 years.[1]

They resided in Milltown, Calais, ME. He resided Calais, ME.

Children of Paul6 and Catherine (Barker) Whitney:

i. James Madison7 Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1813; m. ca. 1835, Calais, ME, Joanna Carpenter.
ii. (son) Whitney, b. 1810-1815.
iii. (son) Whitney, b. 1815-1820.
iv. Cordelia Eveline Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1817, NB; d. 4 Oct 1892, ME; m. (int. 18 Apr 1840, Calais, ME[2]) 12 May 1840 or 12 June 1840, Calais, ME, Charles Colesworth Pinckney Peabody,[3] of Calais, ME, son of John and Asenath (Stevens) Peabody, b. 13 Apr 1808, Bridgton, ME. One son, Charles, was living in Milltown in 1874.
v. (son) Whitney, b. 1820-1825.
vi. Mary Tyler Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1823, St. Stephen, NB; m. Aaron Peabody.
vii. (prob.) Elizabeth Jane Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1825, ME; m. Frederick Boissonnault.
viii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1825-1830.
ix. Ann M. Whitney, b. ca. Jun 1834; d. 6 Feb 1837, Calais, ME. She is buried in the Calais Cemetery.

Names of other alleged children: Charles, Harrison, John, and Reuben. Some are no doubt the unidentified children in the above list.

Son John Whitney was probably the one who was born about 1818, ME, married, (int. 21 Nov 1840, Calais, ME) Mary Gage.[4] She was Mary Trundy Gage, daughter of Isaac and Mary (Trundy) Gage, born 20 Mar 1820, Barnstable, MA, and died 27 Mar 1851, Boston, MA, aged 30 years, of consumption, "widow".[5] They apparently had three children: Ann M., b. ca. 1842, ME; Caroline May, b. ca. 1845, ME, m. bef. 1864, Thomas Horrell; and Charles Fremont, b. ca. 1848, ME. See below for their enumeration in 1850. John seems to be the one living in Contra Costa, CA, in 1860 with son Charles, and in 1870 Charles is living with his sister Caroline Horrell.[6]

Census

419 458 Aaron Peabody 37 M - Blacksmith $600 Maine Mary F. 27 F - N. Brunswick Mary A. 6 F - Maine Attended school Albion P. 4 M - " Aaron P. 2 M - " Catherine Whitney 62 F - N. Brunswick

666 709 John Whitney 32 M - Millman N. Brunswick Mary 30 F - Maine Ann M. 6 F - " Caroline 4 F - " Fremont 2 M - " Emma Sprague 18 F - "

1276 2064 John Hester 34 M - Baker Ger. Elisa " 39 F - " 2065 Mary Bean 50 " - N.H. Mary Whitney 30 " - Ms. Ann " 8 " - Me. Attended school Caroline " 5 " - " Attended school Fremont Whitney 3 M - " Elisa Dyer 28 F - " Wallace " 10 M - " Attended school Charles Gage 23 " - Painter " Elisa " 18 F - New Brunswick Isaac " 26 M - do Me. Aaron Bean 17 " - " " Wesley " 14 " - " Emiline " 11 F - " Attended school

This is apparently a duplicate enumeration of John's wife and children, with Gage relatives.

225 232 Charles C. P. Peabody 52 M - Machinist $7000 $7000 Maine Cordelia E. Peabody 42 F - N.B. Charles Peabody 17 M - " Maine Attended school Elizabeth Peabody 14 F - " Attended school Edward Peabody 10 M - Maine Attended school Mary E. Peabody 5 F - Do Attended school Catherine Whitney 70 F - N.B.

References

1.^  "Catherine [Whitney], w. of Paul, [died] Oct. 3, 1864, ae 75y. [p. 472]," according to Howland, Sharon D., Vital Records of Calais to the Year 1892'' (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1999, 2000, 2001), p. .

2.^  "Cordelia [Whitney], and Mr. Charles C. P. Peabody, b. of Calais, m. between Apr., 1840, and Apr, 1841," and "Cordelia E., and Charles C. P. Peabody, b. of Calais, int. Apr. 18, 1840," according to Howland, Sharon D., Vital Records of Calais to the Year 1892'' (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1999, 2000, 2001), pp. 92, 3.

3.^  "Between April 1840 and April 1841 in Calais, Charles C.C. Peabody and Cordelia Whitney," according to Washington Co., ME, Marriage Returns.

4.^  "John [Whitney], and Mary Gage, b. of Calais, int. Nov. 21, 1840," according to Howland, Sharon D., Vital Records of Calais to the Year 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1999, 2000, 2001), p. 4. Also, "29 Nov 1840, John Whitney of Calais and Mary T. Gage of Calais," according to Washington Co., ME, Marriage Returns.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 59, page 21.

6.^  Macdonald Family Tree, a public tree at Ancestry.com.


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