Family:Whitney, Thomas Grace (c1781-1861)

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Thomas Grace6 Whitney (Samuel5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel5 and Mary (Aston) Whitney, was born about 1781, ME, and died 21 Jul 1861, West Gardiner, ME, aged 80 years.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 9 Mar 1802, Bowdoin, ME, for him "of Bath" and Abiah Starbird "of Bowdoin".[2] He married firstly, 9 Mar 1802, Bath, ME, Abiah Starbord.[3]

He married secondly, 6 Sep 1804, Bath, ME, Sarah Beal.[4]

He married thirdly, before 1850, Mrs. Thornton. Apparently she was the wife Sarah in the 1850 and 1860 censuses, who was born about 1778, ME, and the "Sarah S., wid. Thomas G." who was buried 17 Dec 1863, aged 85, in Farmingdale, ME.[5]

Pierce calls him "Thomas E. Whitney".

He resided Hallowell, Maine. On 22 Aug 1849, he gave a supporting deposition in the application of his sister-in-law Mehitable (Robinson) Whitney for a pension based on the Revolutionary War service of his brother Ebenezer6 Whitney.

Children of Thomas Grace6 and Abiah (Starbord) Whitney:

i. Abiah7 Whitney, b. ca. 1803; unm; resided Augusta, ME.

Children of Thomas Grace6 and Sarah (Beal) Whitney:

ii. Thomas R.7 Whitney, b. ca. 1805, ME; m.(1) Harriett Waite; m.(2) Emeline H. Wyman.
iii. Warren Whitney, b. say 1808; d. infancy.
iv. Tryphena Whitney, b. ca. 1811; m. 20 Feb 1831, Gardiner, ME, David Bangs.[6]
v. (poss.) David W. Whitney, b. 27 Sep 1815, Pittston, ME.[7]
vi. Eliza Whitney, b. ca. 1823; m. (int. 9 Jan 1848, Hallowell, ME[8]), 25 Jan 1848, Gardiner, ME, Jonathan Bangs,[9] "of Monmouth"; d. s. p.

Census

570 649 Thomas G. Whitney 69 M - Black Smith Maine Sarah S. Whitney 72 F - Maine

328 345 David Bangs 54 M - Shoemaker $750 $375 Maine Tryphena " 49 F - " Albion A. " 27 M - Farm hand " Eliza E. " 22 F - " Ellen A. " 21 F - Seamstress " Attended school Henrietta A. " 23 F - do " Georgeana " 18 F - " Attended school Sarah M. " 15 F - " Attended school Mary J. " 2 F - " Wm. A. " 4/12 M - " Sarah Whitney 81 F - " Thos. G. " 79 M - "

References

1.^  "Thomas G. [Whitney], [died] July 21, 1861, ae 80," according to Mary P. Hill, ed., Vital Records of West Gardiner, to the Year 1892 (1939-41; reprint, Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., 1997).

2.^  "Thomas [Whitney] of Bath and Abiah Starbird of B., int. Mar. 9, 1802," according to Rachel Townsend Cox, ed., Vital Records of Bowdoin Maine to the Year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1944).

3.^  "Thomas [Whitney], and Abiah Starbord, m. 9 Mar 1802," according to Bath, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Thomas [Whitney], and Sarah Beal," according to Bath, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Sarah S. [Whitney], wid. Thomas G., bu[ried] Dec. 17, 1863, a. 85, in Farmingdale. C.R.1," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914). Also, "Sarah [Whitney], Mrs., [died] Dec. 14, 1863, a. 85," according to Webster, Henry Sewall, Vital Records of Pittston, Maine to the year 1892 (Gardiner, Maine: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1911).

6.^  "Tryphina [Whitney], and David Bangs, [married] Nov. 20, 1831," according to Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892, editor, Henry Sewall Webster (Gardiner, Maine: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914), Part II, Pages 512-513.

7.^  "David W. [Whitney], s. Thomas, [born] Sept. 27, 1815," according to Webster, Henry Sewall, Vital Records of Pittston, Maine to the year 1892 (Gardiner, Maine: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1911).

8.^  "Eliza [Whitney] and Jonathan Bangs of Monmouth, int. Jan. 9, 1848," according to Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Maine Historical Society, 1924).

9.^  "Eliza [Whitney], of Hallowell, and Jonathan Bangs, [married] Jan. 25, 1848," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914).


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