Family:Whitney, Robinson (c1782-1867)

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Robinson6 Whitney (Amos5, Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Amos5 and Anna (Weston) Whitney, was born circa 1782, Buxton, ME, and died 22 Jul 1867, Newburgh, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 7 Nov 1812, Prospect, ME, for him "Mr. Robeson" "of -----" and "Miss" Elsie Shearburn "of Prospect".[1] He married, about 1812, Elsie/Elcy (Chadbourne) Sherbourne, daughter of Rev. John and Elizabeth (Grant) Chadbourne. She was born 29 Nov 1777, Sanford, ME, and died between 1850 and 1860. She had married firstly, about 1798, probably Cornish, ME, Samuel Sherbourne.

They lived at Newburgh, ME, where he was a farmer.

Children of Robinson6 and Elsie (Chadbourne) Whitney:

i. Else7 Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1813, Newburgh, ME; d. ca. 1890, Fort Fairfield, ME; m. (int. 24 Dec 1835, Monroe, ME[2]) Frederick Thurlough, son of James and Affie (Ricker) Thurlough, b. 9 Jan 1811, North Berwick, ME, d. Jan 1896, Fort Fairfield, ME. They had ten children.
ii. John Chadbourn Whitney, b. 26 May 1816, Newburgh, ME (recorded in Dixmont, ME);[3] m. Mary A. Folsom
iii. Amos Whitney, b. 25 Jan 1819, Newburgh, ME (recorded in Dixmont, ME);[4] m. Elizabeth Folsom
iv. Eliza Whitney, b. 2 Jul 1823, Newburgh, ME; d. date unknown, Bradley, ME; "of Newburgh" m. 25 Jan 1844, Newburgh, ME, John N. Knapp "of Bradley".[5]

Census

649 651 Robinson Whitney 65 M - Farmer $1000 Me. Eley Whitney 72 F - Me. John C. " 34 M - Labourer Me. Mary " 28 F - Me. Amos " 31 M - Merchant Me. Benjamin " 2 M - Me. Cyrus " 1 M - Me.

396 388 John C. Whitney 44 M - Farmer $1800 $750 Maine Mary F. " 38 F - " Benjamin R. " 12 M - " Attended school Agnes " 11 F - " Attended school Sarah H. " 9 F - " Attended school Elsie " 7 F - " Attended school Robinson " 76 M - "

References

  • Cutter, William Richard, ed., New England families genealogical and memorial, volume 1, pages 127-128. (DAR Library, Washington, D.C.)

1.^  "Robeson, Mr., of [blank], and Miss Eliza Shearburn, of Prospect, int. 7 Nov 1812," according to Sweetser, Mrs E. H., Prospect Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1753 to 1871 (Marriages 1816-1832 not included) (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [1934] 1997).

2.^  "Frederick Thurlough of Monroe and Elsey Whitney of Newburgh, intention of marriage published 24 December 1835," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Monroe, Waldo County, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, c1991).

3.^  "26 May 1816, John C. Whitney born Newburgh, Farmer," according to Linda A. Strauss, transcr., Richard E. Spinney, ed., Vital Records of Dixmont, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 41 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2003).

4.^  "Amos Whitney, born Newburgh 25 September 1819, Merchant," according to Linda A. Strauss, transcr., Richard E. Spinney, ed., Vital Records of Dixmont, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 41 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2003).

5.^  "John N. Knapp of Bradley and Miss Eliza Whitney of Newburgh, 25 January 1844 in Newburgh," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994).


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