Family:Whitney, Phineas (1803-a1850)

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Phineas Whitney (Levi6, Abel5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Levi6 and Happy (Higgins) Whitney, was born 27 Jul 1803, Standish, ME,[1] was baptized 17 Oct 1809, Standish, ME,[2] and died after 1850 and probably before 1860.

He married 20 Oct 1831, Bangor, ME, Hannah B. Lowell. She was born 1807, Bangor, ME, and died after 1870 and possibly before 1880, since she had not been found in the 1880 census.

Children of Phineas and Hannah B. (Lowell) Whitney:

i. Sarah M. Whitney, b. ca. 31 Aug 1833, Portland or Gray, ME; d. 11 Oct 1860, Boston, MA, aged 27 years 1 month 11 days, of phthisis;[3] m. 30 May 1855, Portland, ME, John A. Burges.
ii. Mary F. Whitney, b. 1835, Portland, ME; m. 7 Jun 1853, Portland, ME, Edwin F. Tibbets.
iii. Melinda E. J. Whitney, b. 1837, Portland, ME; m. 25 Dec 1860, Boston, MA, William Fox, b. ca. 1826, England, son of Samuel A. and Elizabeth (-----) Fox. He was a mariner.[4]
iv. Mercy A. Whitney, b. 1839, Portland, ME.
v. Martha Ann Whitney, b. 24 Aug 1841, Portland, ME, m. Albertus A. Kimball.
vi. William F. Whitney, b. 1842, Portland, ME; d. after 1850, but not found in censuses from 1860 onwards.
vii. Phineas W. Whitney, b. 17 May 1844, Portland, ME; m. Mary E. Westcott.
viii. Ellen Louisa Whitney, called "Nellie", b. 3 May 1848, Portland, ME; m. Charles A. Woodford.
ix. Charles Henry Whitney, b. ca. 1848, Portland, ME; d. 18 Jul 1880, Chelsea, MA, aged 29 years, of consumption; iron worker, unmarried.[5]
x. George H. Whitney, b. ca. 1855, Portland, ME; m.(1) Addie F. Morton; m.(2) Mary E. Long.

Census

201 269 Phineas Whitney 46 M - Cooper Maine Hannah Whitney 43 F - Me. Sarah Whitney 17 F - Me. Mary Whitney 15 F - Me. Melinda J. Whitney 13 F - Me. Mercy A. Whitney 10 F - Me. Wm. F. Whitney 8 M - Me. Phins. W. Whitney 6 M - Me. Ellen L. Whitney 3 F - Me. Chas. K. Whitney 2 M - Me.

645 829 Anna Whitney 56 F - Me. Martha A. " 18 F - " Phineas " 16 M - Moulders Apprentice " Ellen L. " 13 F - " Attended school Charles " 12 M - " Attended school Clara L. Kimball 5/12 F - " 830 Thankful Bolten 63 F - " Hollis R. " 27 M - " Margaret Leonard 25 F - Tailoress Unknown Ellen J. Bolten 12 F - Me. Attended school Maria H. Coburn 4 F - " John Jones 46 M - Potter England

491 565 Nelson, Caroline 36 F W Keeping House $1500 $200 Maine -----, Frank A. 15 M W Apprentice to Printing " -----, Alice H. 3 F W " Harford, Apphia 80 F W $1000 Massachusetts Whitney, Hannah P. 70 F W Maine

Hannah's middle initial is wrong, and her age is too high, but she might be the right one anyway.

2784 3008 Kimball, Albert 29 M W Jour. machinist $800 Maine Male citizen over 21 " Mattie A. 29 F W Keeping house " " Joseph H. 8/12 M W " Born in Nov Whitney, Chas. H. 22 M W Stove mounter $500 " Male citizen over 21 " Geo. H. 16 M W " " Mass.

Mattie A. Kimball is Charles's and George's sister Martha.

James KANE 68 Self M M W IRE At Home IRE IRE Alexander STILES 34 Oth M M W ME Machinest ME ME Amanda 38 Oth F M W PA At Home PA PA Charles E. LUND 3M Son M S W MA SWEDEN MA Charles WHITNEY 26 Oth M S W ME Stove Mounter ME ME George WHITNEY 25 Oth M S W ME Stove Mounter ME ME Charlie E. BULTS 35 Oth M S W ME Stove Mounter ME ME Francis A. 45 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Edwin A. 27 Son M S W NH Carpenter ME VT Harriet A. 25 Dau F S W NH At Home ME VT

References

1.^  "Phineas [Whitney], s. of Levi and Happy, b. 27 July 1803," according to Standish Vital Records, [1:321; 2:no page #].

2.^  "Phineas [Whitney], s. Levi and Happy Whitney, bapt. Oct. 17, 1809, by Dr. Deane," according to Standish Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 140, page 116.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 137, page 132.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1906/90 (Death), page 227.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 321, page 337.


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