Family:Whitney, Salmon (c1785-1859)

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Salmon7 Whitney (Moses6, Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Moses6 and Sarah (Geary) Whitney, was born about 1785, New Salem, MA, and died 28 Feb 1859, Madrid, ME, aged 73 years.

He married, about 1808, Abigail Bray, daughter of Nicholas and Polly (Bray) Bray. She was born 19 Aug 1785, Minot, ME, and died after 1860, and apparently before 1870.

Children of Salmon7 and Abigail (Bray) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Lorenzo8 Whitney, b. 1808, ME; m. Elizabeth Sprague.
ii. Lorana Whitney, b. ca. 1811, Letter E, ME; m.(1) Enith Huntoon; m.(2) Amos Kenney.
iii. Louise Whitney, b. ca. 1813, Letter E, ME; d. 1858, aged 45 years; "of Gorham" m. 9 Dec 1838, Camden, ME, Ephraim Rand "of Camden".[1] He had the first tin shop and hardware store in Phillips, ME.
iv. Lavinia Whitney, b. ca. Aug 1814, Letter E, ME; d. 30 Nov 1903, aged 89 years 3 months, of a fall; m. Sidney Harden, a cabinet-maker and painter; resided Phillips, ME. Four children.
v. Peletiah Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1819, Madrid, ME; m. Persis Temple True.
vi. Ezra Whitney, b. ca. 1822, Letter E, ME; d. ca. 1915, aged 93 years; m. Cordelia A. Knight.
vii. Moses Bray Whitney, b. 23 May 1823, Phillips, ME; apparently m.(1) Susan K. Brown; m.(2) Emeline J. Converse.

Census

4 4 Salmon Whitney 62 M - Farmer $1000 Me. Abigail Whitney 64 F - " Ephraim Rand 41 M - Laborer " Louisa A. Rand 37 F - " Lorana " 6 F - " Lorana Huntoon 39 F - " William Harnden 21 M - Laborer "

443 445 Amos Henney 31 M - Farmer $1000 $1500 Maine Lorana " 49 F - house wife do Saloran W. " 6 M - do Attended school Delia L. " 4 F - do Lydia F. " 6/12 F - do Abigail Whitney 74 F - house keeper do Lovina Huntoon 18 F - house L. do Attended school

  • 1870, widow Abigail not found.

References

1.((note|1}} "Ephraim Rand of Camden and Louisa Ann Whitney of Gorham, 9 December 1838 by Nathaniel Chapman, Pastor of the Congregational Church in Camden," according to Mosher and Maresh, eds., Marriage Records of Waldo County, Maine prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press).


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