Family:Whitney, Samuel (1774-1864)

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Samuel6 Whitney (Isaac5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac5 and Mary (Crockett) Whitney, was born 4 May 1774, Buxton, ME,[1] and died 9 Sep 1864, Farmington, ME.

He married, 23 Oct 1800, Gorham, ME, Dorcas Wescott,[2] daughter of William and Margaret (Meserve) Wescott. She was born Aug 1778, ME, and died 30 May 1863, Farmington, ME.

Children of Samuel6 and Dorcas (Wescott) Whitney, many from census reconstruction:

i. (son)7 Whitney, b. 1800-1810. Known from 1810 census. Not in family in 1820 or 1830 or 1840.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1800-1804. Known from 1810 and 1820 censuses. Not in family in 1830 or 1840.
iii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1800-1810. Known from 1810 census. Not in family in 1820 or 1830 or 1840.
iv. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1804-1810. Known from 1810 and 1820 and 1830 censuses. Not in family in 1840.
v. (son) Whitney, b. 1810-1815. Known from 1820 and 1830 censuses. Not in family in 1840.
vi. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1810-1820. Known from 1820 census. Not in family in 1830 or 1840.
vii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1815-1820. Known from 1820 and 1830 censuses. Not in family in 1840.
viii. William W.7 Whitney, b. 18 Feb 1816, Gorham, ME; m. Elizabeth Maxfield.
ix. Catherine Whitney, b. ca. 1824, prob. Gorham, ME; d. 15 Sep 1847, ME; buried in the North Street Cemetery, Gorham, ME.
x. Charles H. Whitney, b. 12 Jan 1825, Gorham, ME; d. 15 Nov 1908, Lewiston, ME; m. Sarah A. Brackett.

Census

299 322 William W. Whitney 34 M - Farmer $4400 Me. Elizabeth " 27 F - " Edmund W. W. " 10 M - " Attended school Phebe H. " 8 F - " Attended school Frances A. " 6 F - " Attended school William E. " 2 M - " Sarah E. Whitney 3/12 F - Me. Thomas Cavruan 86 M - None " Pauper Lucy " 63 F - " Samuel Whitney 75 M - Farmer " Dorcas " 71 F - "

376 393 Samuel Whitney 87 M - Gentleman $150 Maine Dorcas " 81 F - "

References

1.^  "Samuel [Whitney] (twin), s. Isaac and Mary, [born] May 4, 1774, in Buxton," 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.^  "Samuel [Whitney] and Dorcas Wescot, [married] Oct. 23, 1800," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).


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