Family:Whitney, Simeon (1800-1884)

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Simeon7 Whitney (Amos6, Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Amos6 and Abigail (Springer) Whitney, was born 17 Aug 1800,[1] Bath, ME, and died 21 Mar 1884.

He married firstly, 1825, Rosanna Smith, daughter of John and Faith (-----) Smith. She was born 21 Dec 1800,[2] and died 6 Oct 1845, Moscow, ME.[3]

Marriage intentions were published 4 June 1847, Moscow, ME, for him "Mr." "of Moscow" and his second wife "Mrs." Betsey Goodrich "of Bingham".[4]. He married secondly, before 1848, Mrs. Elizabeth "Betsy" Goodrich. She was born about Dec 1818, ME, and died 12 Apr 1893, aged 84 years 4 months. She may have been the Betsey Spaulding who married, 18 Nov 1830, Bingham, ME, Jonathan Goodrich (1804-1840).

Simeon and both of his wives are buried in the Bingham Village Cemetery, Bingham, ME.

He resided Moscow, Somerset Co., ME in the censuses of 1850 through 1880. He was a farmer.

Children of Simeon7 and Rosanna (Smith) Whitney:

i. Abigail8 Whitney, b. 6 Dec 1825, Moscow, ME;[5] m. 27 Sep 1847, Moscow, ME, Israel Greenwood,[6] son of Gilbert and Elizabeth (-----) Greenwood, b. 14 Dec 1817, Moscow, ME,[7] d. 23 Sep 1863, General Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA.[8]
ii. David S. Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1831, Moscow, ME;[9] m. Susan S. Adams; resided Bingham, ME.
iii. Sarah Jane S. Whitney, b. 8 Dec 1835, The Forks, ME, or Moscow, ME;[10] m. 18 Nov 1858, Moscow, ME, Edward A. Andrews.[11] They had three children, all b. Moscow, ME: Abbie Estelle, b. 16 Mar 1867;[12] James LaForest, b. 9 Feb 1878;[13] and Ernest Edward, b. 9 Apr 1880.[14]
iv. Amos Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1841, Moscow, ME;[15] "Mr." m. (int. 12 Apr 1865, Moscow, ME) "Miss" Mary Ann Bemiss "both of Moscow".[16]
v. Hannah E. Whitney, b. 22 Feb 1845, Moscow, ME;[17] m. 21 Sep 1862, Moscow, ME, Sylvester Foss,[18] b. 1837, NH. Both died in Bingham, ME: he in 1912 and she in 1938. Both are buried in the Bingham Village Cemetery, Bingham, ME. Child: Lloyd S. Foss, b. 17 Sep 1884, Moscow, ME.[19]

Children of Simeon and Elizabeth (?Spaulding?)(Goodrich) Whitney:

vi. Franklin W. Whitney, b. 1 Apr 1848, Moscow, ME;[20] resided Brownsdale, MN.
vii. Joseph B. Whitney, b. 27 May 1850, Moscow, ME;[21] prob. Moscow, ME; m. Lydia A. Stewart.

Census

306 313 Simeon Whitney 49 M - Farmer $300 Me. Betsy " 41 F - " David S. " 10 M - Farmer " Attended school Amos " 9 M - " Attended school Franklin W. " 2 M - " Joseph B. " 3/12 M - " Harriet Goodrich 12 F - " Attended school

334 344 Israel Greenwood 42 M - Farmer $750 Me. Abigail " 24 F - " Gilbert " 64 M - Farmer Mass. Sarah J. Whitney 14 F - Me. Attended school Hannah " 5 F - " Attended school Calvin Greenwood 29 M - Laborer Me.

334 327 Simeon Whitney 59 M - Farmer $600 $400 Maine Betsey " 50 F - Housework " Amos " 19 M - Farmer " Attended school Frank " 12 M - " Attended school Joseph " 10 M - " Attended school

57 61 Whitney, Simon 69 M W Farmer $750 $650 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 60 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Joseph 20 M W Farm Laborer Maine Attended school Goodrich, Harriet 30 F W School Teacher Maine

Joseph B. WHITNEY 30 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Lydia A. WHITNEY 25 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Simeon J. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W ME ME ME Myrtle E. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W ME ME ME Ellen WHITNEY 4M Dau F S W ME ME ME Simeon WHITNEY 80 Fath M M W ME ME ME Elizabeth WHITNEY 71 Moth F M W ME ME ME

  • 1880, sons Amos and Franklin not found.

References

1.^  "Simeon Whitney, born 17 August 1800," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Rosanna [Whitney], his wife [of Simeon], born 21 December 1800," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Rosanna Whitney died 6 October 1845," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Intentions of their marriage published between Mr. Simeon Whitney of Moscow and Mrs. Betsey Goodrich of Bingham, 4 June 1847," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Abigail Whitney [child of Simeon and Rosanna], born 6 December 1825," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

6.^  "Intentions of their marriage published by Mr. Israel Greenwood and Miss Abigail Whitney, both of Moscow, 21 (or 27) September 1847," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records. Also, "Abigail [Whitney], m. Israel Greenwood, 26 Dec 1847, Somerset Co., ME," according to L.D.S. North America Vital Records Index.

7.^  "Israel Greenwood [s. of Gilbert and Elizabeth], born 14 December 1817," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

8.^  "Israel Greenwood, died 23 September 1863 in General Hospital, Baton Rouge, LA," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

9.^  "David S. Whitney [child of Simeon and Rosanna], born 15 January 1831," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

10.^  "Sarah Jane S. Whitney [child of Simeon and Rosanna], born 8 December 1835," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

11.^  "Edward C. Andrews and Sarah Jane Whitney, both of Moscow, enter intention of their marriage 12 November 1858. Married by Rev. S. Turner on 18 November 1858," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

12.^  "16 March 1867, Abbie Estelle Andrews, daughter of Edward A. Andrews and Sarah Jane Whitney," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

13.^  "James LaForest Andrews [son of Edward A. Andrews and Sarah Jane Whitney], born 9 Feb 1878," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

14.^  "Ernest Edward Andrews [son of Edward A. Andrews and Sarah Jane Whitney], born 9 April 1880," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

15.^  "Amos Whitney [child of Simeon and Rosanna], born 21 February 1841," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

16.^  "Mr. Amos Whitney and Miss Mary Ann Bemiss (?), both of Moscow, entered their intention of marriage 12 April 1865," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

17.^  "Hannah Whitney [child of Simeon and Rosanna], born 22 February 1845," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

18.^  "Sylvester Foss and Hannah E. Whitney, both of Moscow, enter their intention of marriage 15 September 1862. Married in Moscow 21 September 1862 by Chandler Baker, J.P.," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

19.^  "17 September 1884, Lloyd S. Foss, son of Sylvester Foss (farmer, born New Hampshire) and Hannah Whitney," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

20.^  "Franklin W. Whitney [child of Simeon and Elizabeth], born 1 April 1848," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.

21.^  "Joseph B. Whitney [child of Simeon and Elizabeth], born 27 May 1850," according to Moscow, Maine, Vital Records.


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