Family:Whitney, Sewell (1806-1857)

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Sewell7 Whitney (Jonathan6, (prob.) Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan6, Jr., and Deborah (Higgins) Whitney, was born 10 Jul 1806, Lisbon or Garland, ME,[1] and died 7 Jul 1857, ME. Both he and his wife are buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Corinth, ME.

He married Lucinda "Lucy" Craig, daughter of Samuel and Esther (-----) Craig. She was born 16 Nov 1802, Kenduskeag or Hudson, ME, and died 7 Jul 1890. She married secondly, 14 Oct 1860, Corinth, ME, Joseph Johnson, "both of Corinth".[2]

Children of Sewell7 and Lucy (Craig) Whitney (possibly incomplete):

Quimby, Elizabeth K. [Whitney], death, 1901, vol. 517, p. 217:
[number] 1027; [death date and place] Dec. 17; [date of record] Dec. 23; [name] Elizabeth M. Whitney; [sex] Female; [marital status] Widow of Andrew Jackson Quimby; [age] 61 2 18; [cause] Bronchial pneumonia syncope; [residence] Springfield; [occupation] Nurse; [birthplace] Hudson, Me.; [parents] Suel, Lucy Craig; [parents' birthplaces] Garland, Me., Hudson, Me.
i. Sarah J.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1822; d. 2 Dec 1912, Defiance, OH; m. 21 Jun 1844, Bangor, ME, James L. Keezer.
ii. Zubia Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1821; d. 1896, Penobscot Co., ME; m. ca. 1841, ME, Samuel Bean. She is also alleged to be a daughter of his brother Amos.
iii. George Henry Whitney, b. ca. 1824; m. Melissa Ann Carson.
iv. Jonathan S. Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1828; m. Mary Elsie Cates. He was a veteran of the Civil War.
v. Alonzo Whitney, b. 6 Mar 1833, Hudson, ME; d. 28 Jun 1877, East Corinth, ME; m. Ann E. Miles.
vi. Willard Harrison Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1835, East Corinth, ME; d. 1 Dec 1905; m. 24 May 1864, Clarra Lawrence.
vii. Lorania M. Whitney, b. 22 Apr 1838, Kenduskeag, ME; d. 22 Mar 1921; m. Ellis Cushman.
viii. Arietta Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 30 Sep 1840, Hudson or Kenduskeag, ME; "Elizabeth K." d. 17 Dec 1901, Springfield, MA, aged 61 years 2 months 18 days, of bronchial pneumonia syncope;[3] m. 9 Jul 1856, Penobscot Co., ME, Andrew Jackson Quimby.
ix. Franklin L. Whitney, b. ca. 1843, Kenduskeag, ME.
x. Lucinda Aretta Whitney, b. ca. 1845, Kenduskeag, ME; m. Frank Clark.
xi. William Washington Whitney, b. ca. 1849, Kenduskeag, ME. Some records call him Nathan William Whitney.

Census

19 20 Suel Whitney 47 M - Laborer $250 Me. Lucinda Whitney 46 F - Me. George H. " 20 M - Laborer " Jonathan S. " 20 M - " " Alonzo " 18 M - " " Attended school Harrison W. " 15 M - " " Attended school Lorany M. " 12 F - " Attended school Mitta E. " 10 F - " Attended school Franklin L. " 7 M - " Attended school Lucinda A. " 5 F - " Attended school William W. " 1 M - "

  • 1860, widow Lucinda not found.

References

1.^  "Sewel [Whitney] s. Jonathan and Deborah, b. July 10, 1806," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

2.((note|2}} "Joseph Johnson and Lucy Whitney, both of Corinth, 14 October 1860 in Corinth," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 517, page 217.


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