Family:Whitney, Peter (1788-1842)

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Peter6 Whitney (Daniel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Daniel5 and Abigail (Stone) Whitney, was born 14 Aug 1788, Gorham, ME,[1] and died 15 Mar 1842, Gorham, ME

He married, 13 Jun 1816, Gorham, ME, Eunice6 Whitney, daughter of Zebulon5 and Joanna (Stone) Whitney. She was born 30 Aug 1789, Gorham, ME, and died 25 Dec 1869, prob. Gorham, ME.

Children of Peter6 and Eunice6 (Whitney) Whitney:

i. Abigail S.7 Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1820, Gorham, ME; m. (int. 10 Oct 1840, Standish, ME[2]) 27 Oct 1840, Gorham, ME, Samuel Moody.[3]
ii. Hannah S. Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1822, Gorham, ME; m. (int 5 Oct 1858, Standish, ME) Samuel Moody "both of Standish".[4]
iii. Luther Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1824, Gorham, ME; d. 20 Jan 1896, Limington, ME; m.(1) 1848, Phebe Horton; m.(2) 16 Sep 1854, Standish, ME, Louisa Sawyer.
iv. Eli Whitney, b. 26 Jun 1826, Gorham, ME; m. 21 Apr 1851, Little Falls, ME, Sarah E. Brown.
v. Damaris Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1828, Gorham, ME; d. 11 Nov 1848, Gorham, ME.

Census

323 342 Eli Whitney 24 M - Farmer $1600 Maine Eunice " 60 F - " Hannah " 28 F - " Peter H. " 2 M - " Charles Gilkey 16 M - Labourer " Tabitha Whitney 54 F - "

Tabitha is Eunice's sister. Peter Herbert Whitney is a son of Luther by his first wife Phebe.

8 9 Samuel Moody 35 M - Lumberman $1000 Maine Abigail S. " 29 F - " Ellen M. " 8 F - " Attended school Charles H. " 4 M - " Attended school Luther Whitney 25 M - Lumberman $1000 "

Son Luther is living with his sister Abigail (Whitney) Moody.

215 227 Eli Whitney Jr. 34 M - Farmer $2500 $200 Maine Sarah E. " 28 F - " Mary E. " 6 F - " Attended school Charles E. " 4 M - " Attended school Fred J. " 2 M - " Eunice " 72 F - "

References

1.^  "Peter [Whitney], s. Daniel and Abigail, [born] Aug. 14, 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).

2.^  "Abigail [Whitney], of Gorham, and Samuel Moody of Standish, [intentions] filed 10 Oct 1840, Certified 25 Oct 1840," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Oct. 27, 1840, Samuel MOODY of Standish & Abigail S. WHITNEY of Gorham; by Rev. John S. DAVENPORT, Gorham (B:196)," 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. 237.

4.^  "Hannah [Whitney], and Samuel Moody, both of Standish, [intentions] filed 5 Oct 1858, Certified 14 Oct 1858," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.


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