Family:Whitney, Stephen (1799-1885)

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Stephen6 Whitney (Stephen5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Stephen5 and Martha (Irish) Whitney. was born 5 May 1799, ME, was baptized 4 Mar 1800, Buxton, ME,[1] and died 25 Dec 1885 in Auburn, ME.

He married firstly, 23 May 1819, Windham, ME, Abigail Mayberry, daughter of William and Mary (Trott) Mayberry. She was born 2 Mar 1794, Windham, ME, and died 18 Apr 1857.

He married secondly, 2 Jul 1858, Gorham, ME, Catherine P. Cloudman, daughter of William and Sarah (Hamblen) Cloudman. She was born 3 Jul 1817, Gorham, ME, and died after 1880.

He resided Mechanic's Falls, ME prior to the 1850 census.

Children of Stephen6 and Abigail (Mayberry) Whitney:

i. Lewis7 Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1819, Raymond, ME;[2] m. Mary Ellen Strout.
ii. William Mayberry Whitney, b. 10 Aug 1821, Raymond, ME;[3] m. Charlotte P. York.
iii. Albion K. P. Whitney, b. 13 Feb 1825, prob. Raymond, ME; m. Malinda Mountford.
iv. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1827, Raymond, ME; d. 4 Mar 1908, Portland, ME; "Miss" "of Lewiston" m. (int. 12 Apr 1846, Lewiston, ME[4]) 30 Apr 1846, Lewiston, ME,[5] or 27 Apr 1846, Pownal, ME (Pownal, ME VR), "Mr." Micah Higgins "of Portland",[6] son of Micah and Mary Gray (Blair) Higgins, b. 22 Jan 1822, Cape Elizabeth, ME, d. 18 Apr 1901, Portland, ME.
v. Charles C. Whitney, b. ca. 1829, ME; m. Maria S. Dix.
vi. Joseph H. Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1832, Mechanics Falls, ME; m. Hannah Caswell Montfort.
vii. Sarah E. Whitney, b. 11 Sep 1837, Scarborough, ME.; m. 9 May 1857, Poland, ME, Lemuel Dyer Goss (also recorded 12 May 1857, Minot, ME); d. 26 Jan 1920, Auburn, ME. Lemuel Goss was b. 10 Mar 1835 in Danville, ME, the son of Levi Sanborn and Mercy Dyer Goss.

Census

589 667 Stephen Whitney 51 M - Farmer $2800 Me. Abigail Whitney 56 F - " Charles C. Whitney 21 M - Leather dresser " Joseph H. Whitney 19 M - Shoe maker " Sarah E. Whitney 15 F - " Attended school

9 11 Ezekiel Robinson 61 M - Methst. Minister $2500 $2000 Maine Ellen H. " 55 F - " Stephen Whitney 61 M - Farmer $5600 $400 Maine Catharine " 41 F - "

253 259 Whitney, Stephen 71 M W Retired Merchant $3000 $400 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Catherine P. 53 F W Keeping House " Hall, Hannah 75 F W Keeping House $300 $100 " -----, Hannah N. 39 F W " 260 Langridge, Richard 38 M W Clergyman $600 England Parents foreign born -----, Hannah 25 F W Keeping House " Parents foreign born -----, Edith H. 4/12 F W Maine Parents foreign born, Born in Feb

262 328 Whitney, Stephen W M 81 Husb mar Sunstroked Blind Me. Me. Me. -------, Katherine P. W F 62 Wife mar Housekeeper Blind " " " Harryman, Mrs. W F 71 Sis wid " " "

References

1.^  "1800, Mar. 4. - [baptized] Patience, William and Stephen, children of Stephen Whitney & Martha his wife," according to Buxton, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Lewis [Whitney], s. Stephen and Martha, b. 9 Aug. 1819," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records. His mother was Abigail, not Martha.

3.^  "William M. [Whitney], s. Stephen and Martha, b. 10 Aug. 1821," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records. His mother was Abigail, not Martha.

4.^  "Intention of marriage entered between Mr. Micah Higgins of Portland and and Miss Mary Ann Whitney of Lewiston, published 12 April 1846. Certificate granted 26 April 1846," according to Hodgkin, Douglas I., comp., Records of Lewiston, Maine: Volume 2. Town Records 1852-1863 and Vital Records Prior to 1865 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2002).

5.^  "Apr. 30, 1846, Mr. Micah Higgins of Portland & Miss Mary Ann Whitney of Lewiston, by Wm. R. French, M.G.," according to Judith Holbrook Kelley and Clayton Rand Adams, comps. and eds., Marriage Returns of Lincoln County, Maine. Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 39 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, [2002]), p. 151.

6.^  "Mr. Micah Higgins of Portland and Miss Mary Ann Whitney of Lewiston were married in Lewiston 30 April 1846 by W.R. French, Minister of the Gospel," according to Hodgkin, Douglas I., comp., Records of Lewiston, Maine: Volume 2. Town Records 1852-1863 and Vital Records Prior to 1865 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2002).

7. Maine, Birth Records, 1621-1922; Ancestry.com

8. Maine, Death Records, 1617-1922; Ancestry.com


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