Family:Whitney, Thomas G. (1796-1884)

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Thomas G.8 Whitney (Ephraim7, Moses6, Ephraim5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Ephraim7 and Abigail (-----) Whitney,[1] was born 26 June 1796, possibly in Raymond, ME,[2] and died 15 August 1884, Casco, ME,[3] or 15 Aug 1884, Raymond, ME, aged 88 years 1 month 20 days.[4]

He married, 4 Mar 1819 or 28 Apr 1819, Phillips, ME, Thankful Blethen,[5] daughter of Increase and Isabella4 (Whitney) Blethen.[6] She was born 8 Jul 1793, Phillips, ME,[7] and died 5 Sep 1868, Raymond, ME, aged 75 years 1 month 28 days.[8]

Children of Thomas G.8 and Thankful (Blethen) Whitney:

i. Isabella9 Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1819, Raymond, ME;[9] m. 6 Apr 1845, Portland, ME, Charles Armstrong.[10] Not in family in 1830.
ii. Ephraim Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1821, Raymond, ME;[11] m. Martha Dolloff. Not in family in 1830.
iii. Benjamin Blethen Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1823, Raymond, ME;[12] m. Persis H. Dolloff. Not in family in 1830.
iv. Abigail B. Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1826, Raymond, ME;[13] d. 19 June 1842, Casco, ME.[14] Not in family in 1830.
v. Increase B. Whitney, b. ca. 1827, Raymond, ME;[15] m. Priscilla (Ridlon) Jones.
vi. Betsy Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1830, Raymond, ME;[16] m. no further record.
vii. Peter Samuel Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1834, Raymond, ME;[17] m.(1) Lucy A. Page; m.(2) Mary Foster.

Census

38 39 Thomas G. Whitney 52 M - Farmer $600 Maine Thankful B. Do 56 F - Do Peters S. Do 16 M - None Do Attended school

184 186 Thomas G. Whitney 64 M - Farmer $1000 $197 Maine Thankfull " 68 F - " Peter " 26 M - Day Laborer " Lucy A. " 22 F - " Harriett J. Whitney 9/12 F - Maine

174 181 Whitney, Thomas 74 M W Farmer $800 $100 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Benjamin 47 M W Farmer $200 $200 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Persis 40 F W Keeping house Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Enos 17 M W Maine -----, Georganna 15 F W Maine -----, Lucy J. 8 F W Maine Attended school -----, Abner 3 M W Maine -----, Thankful 1 F W Maine

Benjamin B. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Persis H. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Thankful B. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Thomas G. WHITNEY 84 Oth M S W ME ME ME Eddie F. BLAKE 8 Oth M S W ME At School ME ME

References

1.^ 

2.^  U.S. Census, 1850, Maine, Cumberland County, Casco; Series M432, roll 249, page 124B, line 35, calculates to a birth year of about 1798. However, Murch Cemetery (South Casco, Cumberland County, Maine), show his age at death as 88 years 1 month and 20 days. The Family Tree Maker date calculator computes his date of birth to be 26 June 1796.

3.^  "Thomas [Whitney], h. Thankful, d. 15 Aug. 1884, ae 88 yrs., 1 mo., 20 days," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  Robert L. Taylor, Early Families of Raymond, Maine, (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc.), p. 214.

4.^  The USGenWeb Project, Maine, Cumberland County, Casco, online; Murch Cemetery transcriptions.

5.^ 

6.^  U.S. Census, 1850, Maine, Cumberland County, Casco; Series M432, roll 249, page 124B, line 36, calcuates to a birth year of about 1794. However, Murch Cemetery (South Casco, Cumberland County, Maine) records on the Internet show her age at death as 75 years, 1 month and 28 days. The Family Tree Maker date caluclator computes her date of birth to be 8 July 1793.

7.^  The USGenWeb Project, Maine, Cumberland County, Casco, online. Also, "Thankful [Whitney], w. of Thomas, d. 5 Sep. 1868, ae 75 yrs., 1 mo., 28 days," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

8.^  "Isabella [Whitney], d. Thomas and Thankful, b. 22 Dec. 1819," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

9.^  "Apr. 6, 1845, Charles ARMSTRONG & Isabel B. WHITNEY, b. of Portland; by Rev. A. K. MOULTON, Portland (B:280)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 282.

10.^  "Ephraim [Whitney], s. Thomas and Thankful, b. 5 Aug. 1821," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records. Also, U.S. Census, 1860, Maine, Cumberland County, Casco; Series M653, roll 437, page 152, line 23. However his cemetery marker in Murch Cemeter, South Casco, Cumberland County, Maine shows a birth year of 1819, The US GenWeb Project: Maine, Cumberland County, Casco, Murch Cemetery transcriptions.

11.^  "Benjamin [Whitney], s. Thomas and Thankful, b. 27 Apr. 1823," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

12.^  "Abigail [Whitney], d. Thomas and Thankful, b. 10 Mar. 1826," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

13.^  The USGenWeb Project, Maine, Cumberland County, Casco, Murch Cemetery transcriptions.

14.^  "Increase [Whitney], s. of Thomas and Thankful, b. 30 --- 1827," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

15.^  "Betsy [Whitney], d. Thomas and Thankful, b. 10[?] Nov. 1830," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.

16.^  "Peter [Whitney], s. Thomas and Thankful, b. 14 Apr. 1834," according to Raymond, Maine, Vital Records.


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