Family:Whitney, Samuel (1784-1854)

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Samuel6 Whitney (Caleb5, Joshua4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Caleb5 and Sarah (Trask) Whitney, was born 27 Apr 1784, Bradford, MA,[1] and died 25 Aug 1854, Epsom, NH, aged 70 years.

He, "of Concord", married, 9 Sep 1807, Epsom, NH, Abigail Goss, "of Epsom".[2] She was born about 1786, Epsom, NH, and died after 1850. She may have been a daughter of Samuel and Abigail (Lucas) Whitney of Epsom.

He ran a store at Short Falls.

SAMUEL WHITNEY - In Epsom, Aug. 25, Mr. Samuel Whitney, formerly of Concord, aged 70 - New Hampshire Statesman, 9-9-1854

Children of Samuel6 and Abigail (Goss) Whitney (possibly incomplete):

i. Harriet7 Whitney, b. ca. 1810, Epsom or Pembroke, Merrimack Co., NH; d. 23 Oct 1878, Hyde Park, MA, aged 69 years 6 months 9 days, of heart disease;[3] m. 5 Feb 1839, Epsom, NH, Jonathan Longfellow Cilley,[4] b. 24 Nov 1808 (twin), Epsom, Merrimack Co., NH, d. 23 Jul 1891.
Ch: Helen Marie Cilley, b. Jan 1833; Antoinette Cilley, b. ca. 1835; Harriet Jane Cilley, b. ca. 1842.
ii. Emeline Whitney, b. 8 Jan 1816 (one source has 8 Jan 1806), Epsom, Merrimack Co., NH, d. 27 Oct 1861, aged 45y 9m 19d, Pembroke, Merrimack Co., NH, m. 14 Feb 1834 or 11 Sep 1834, Epsom, Merrimack Co., NH, William Plumer Cilley,[5] b. 24 Nov 1808 (twin), Epsom, Merrimack Co., NH, d. 17 May 1881, aged 72y 5m 23d, Pembroke, Merrimack Co., NH.
Ch: Charles William Cilley, b. 5 Aug 1836, d. 27 May 1898, m. 12 May 1861, Ann Maria Ames; Abbie Whitney Cilley, b. 24 Jul 1839, m. 25 Nov 1858, Clifton B. Hildreth; George H. Cilley, b. 24 Jul 1843, d. 2 Apr 1863, Suffolk, VA, bur. Pembroke Street Cemetery, Pembroke, NH.
iii. Charles E. Whitney, b. ca. 1824; m. Lydia A. Newhall.

Census

681 686 Samuel Whitney 66 M - Gardner Ms. Abigail Whitney 64 F - N.H. Lydia A. Whitney 24 F - N.H. Emeline A. Whitney 1 F - N.H.

References

1.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Caleb and Sarah, [born] Apr. 27, 1784," according to Bradford Vital Records.

2.^  MARRIAGES IN EPSOM 1761-1900. Also "Samuel Whitney & Abigail Goss, m. 9 Sep 1807, Epsom, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 302, page 228.

4.^  "Harriet Whitney & Jonathan L. Cilley, m. 5 Feb 1839, Epsom, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  "Emeline Whitney & William P. Cilley, m. 14 Feb 1834, Epsom, Merrimack Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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