Family:Whitney, Reuben (1792-a1832)

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Reuben6 Whitney (Phineas5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Phineas5 and Anna (Morton) Whitney, was baptized 29 May 1792, Cumberland or North Yarmouth, ME, and died after 1832 and before 1840.

Marriage intentions were published 18 Sep 1819, Norridgewock, ME, for him "of Norridgewock" and Lucy Sawyer "of Mercer".[1] Marriage intentions were published 11 Sep 1819, Mercer, ME, for him "of Norridgewock" and Lucy Sawyer "of Mercer".[2] She was born 24 Dec 1798, East Mercer, ME. She married secondly, 4 Jul 1844, New Sharon, ME, Luther Bailey.

He lived, 1832, Norridgewock, ME.

Children of Reuben6 and Lucy (Sawyer) Whitney, all born in Norridgewock, ME:

i. Lucy Ann7 Whitney, b. 28 Dec 1820, or 28 Dec 1821.[3]
ii. Phineas Whitney, b. 8 Sep 1822;[4] m. Melvina Amanda Bean.
iii. Pamelia Whitney, b. 18 Jul 1824, or "Permela";[5] d. 7 Sep 1842; buried in the Weeks Mills Cemetery, New Sharon, ME.
iv. George Sawyer Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1826, or 18 Jul 1826.[6]
v. Reuben Whitney, b. 20 Nov 1828;[7] bapt. 20 Nov 1828, Brunswick, MA;[8] m.(1) Mary E. Allen; m.(2) Melissa Ellen Cox.
vi. Mary Whitney, b.1 Dec 1830;[9] d. 7 Jul 1850; buried in the Weeks Mills Cemetery, New Sharon, ME.
vii. Charles R. Whitney, b. 10 Jan 1833, or 26 Jan 1833.[10]
viii. David C. Whitney, b. 24 Dec 1835;[11] d. 24 Oct 1864, Marianna, FL, where he is buried. Civil War soldier.

Census

142 152 Luther Bailey 65 M - Farmer $700 Mass. Lucy " 50 F - Me. Mary Whiting 19 F - " Charles " 16 M - " " Attended school

259 273 Phineas Whitney 27 M - Farmer $300 Me. Amanda " 25 F - " Wallace " 4 M - " Permelia " 2 F - " George " 1/12 M - " David " 14 M - " Attended school

57 61 Luther Baily 75 M - Farmer $600 $150 Maine Lucy Baily 61 F - [Maine] George C. Whitney 10 M - [Maine] Attended school

229 260 Angaline B. Grant 36 F - Me. Ruben S. " 37 M - Overseer Foundery $300 " William H. " 13 " - " Attended school David Whitney 22 " - Day Laborer "

  • 1860, sons George and Charles not found.
  • 1870, widow Lucy not found.
  • 1870, sons George and Charles not found.

References

  • Civil War Pension File of David C. Whitney; Corporal, Company F, 2nd Maine Cavalry Regiment; Mother, Lucy Bailey; Mother's Claim: Application # 86507; Certificate # 84843; National Archives Building, Washington, DC.
  • DAR Genealogy Library in Washington, DC; Maine GRC 1933, Series 1, Volume 26. It contains the Smithfield, Somerset Co., Maine Vital Records, Book I, 1840. It holds a record of the Widow Whitney's children, which are reported above from that record.

1. "An intention of marriage between Reuben Whitney of Norridgewock and Lucy Sawyer of Mercer was entered with me Sept. 18, 1819 and published as the law directs. Certified Oct. 4, 1819. Attest: Wm. Allen for Town Clerk" Norridgewock [Maine] Town Records. Intention. LDS FHL film no. 0011577

2.^  "An intention of marriage between Reuben Whitney of Norridgewok and Lucy Sawyer of Mercer, entered 11 September 1819," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Mercer, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #61 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).

3.^  "Lucy An (sic), b. 28 December 1821, daughter of Widow L. Whitney," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Smithfield, Maine, Maine Genealogical Special Publication #62 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).

4.^  "Phineas, b. 8 September 1822, son of Widow L. Whitney," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Smithfield, Maine, Maine Genealogical Special Publication #62 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).

5.^  "Permela, b. 18 July 1824, daughter of Widow L. Whitney," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Smithfield, Maine, Maine Genealogical Special Publication #62 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).

6.^  "George S., b. 18 July 1826, son of Widow L. Whitney," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Smithfield, Maine, Maine Genealogical Special Publication #62 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).

7.^  "Ruben, b. 20 November 1828, son of Widow L. Whitney," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Smithfield, Maine, Maine Genealogical Special Publication #62 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).

8.^  "Reuben Whitney, bapt. 20 Nov 1829," according to Brunswick, Maine, Vital Records.

9.^  "Mary, b. 1 December 1830, daughter of Widow L. Whitney," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Smithfield, Maine, Maine Genealogical Special Publication #62 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).

10.^  "Charles R., b. 26 January 1833, son of Widow L. Whitney," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Smithfield, Maine, Maine Genealogical Special Publication #62 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).

11.^  "David C., b. 24 December 1835, son of Widow L. Whitney," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Smithfield, Maine, Maine Genealogical Special Publication #62 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2009).


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