Family:Whitney, Timothy (1771-a1820)

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Timothy5 Whitney (Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac4 and Hannah (Lombard) Whitney, was born 1 Aug 1771, Gorham, ME.[1]

He married, 28 May or 29 Aug 1794, New Gloucester, ME, Martha Wells, by Isaac Parsons, Esq.,[2] daughter of Simeon and Martha (Burnham) Wells. She was born 27 Oct 1771, New Gloucester, ME,[3] and died 25 Jul 1831, Chesterville, ME.[4]

Timothy's wife is shown in the Chesterville VR's as Martha; H. D. McLellan, "History of Gorham, ME", says that in Gorham he married Hannah -----. The later record may be of either a first or a second wife.

Timothy5 and Hannah (-----) Whitney had no known children.

Children of Timothy5 and Martha (Wells) Whitney:

i. Sally6 Whitney, b. 26 Jan 1795, New Gloucester, ME;[5] "of Norridgewock" m. (int. 27 Oct 1813, Farmington, ME[6]) 27 Jan 1814, Farmington, ME, Jacob Warren Butterfield "of Farmington", son of Jesse and Lydia (Blodgett) Butterfield, b. 12 Mar 1783, Dunstable, MA, d. 14 Nov 1875, Chesterville, ME. Jacob was the brother of Otis Butterfield, who married Lovicy Whitney, and of Jesse Butterfield, Jr., who married a Martha Whitney. This Martha Whitney is probably Sally's sister "Pattey", listed below.
ii. Betsey Hopkins Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1796, Freeport, ME;[7] d. 12 Mar 1884; "of Chesterville" m. (int. 24 Aug 1819, Farmington, ME[8]) 8 Sep 1819, Farmington, ME, William Gould, Jr., "of Farmington",[9] son of General William and Elizabeth (Coburn) Gould, b. 3 Jan 1796, Farmington, ME; d. 13 Sep 1876, Wilton, ME.
iii. Pattey Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1798, Freeport, ME;[10] "Martha" m. (int. 26 Oct 1819, Farmington, ME[11]) 12 Nov 1819, Farmington, ME, W. Jesse Butterfield, Jr. "of Farmington".[12]
iv. Hannah Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1799, Freeport, ME;[13] "of Farmington" m. (int. 1823 Jan 25 1823, Farmington, ME[14]) 10 or 13 Feb 1823, Farmington, ME, Jeremiah Parsons.[15]
v. Parker Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1801, Freeport, ME;[16] d. 30 Oct 1816, Chesterville, ME.[17]
vi. Rebecca Warner Whitney, b. 25 Mar 1804, Chesterville, ME;[18] d. 1 Mar 1847, Lee Co., IL; "of Farmington" m. (int. 25 Nov 1825, Farmington, ME[19]) 18 Dec 1825, Farmington, ME,[20] 2 Mar 1826, Truman Pratt "of Farmington".
vii. Polly Whitney, b. 30 Aug 1805, Chesterville, ME;[21] "Mary" "of Farmington" m. (int. 19 Aug 1831, Farmington, ME[22]) 4 Sep 1831, Chesterville or Farmington, ME, George W. Foster "of Freeman".[23]
viii. Esther Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1807, Chesterville, ME;[24] "of Chesterville" m. 29 Aug 1828, Chesterville, ME, or 28 Aug 1828, Farmington, ME,[25] Joel S. Foot(e) "of Chesterville".
ix. Sylvia Whitney, b. 18 Mar 1811, Chesterville, ME;[26] m. 23 Jul 1833, Chesterville, ME, Hosea Bump.
x. John Wells Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1813, Chesterville or Norridgewok, ME.[27] Not found in census records.

Census

  • 1790: not found.
  • 1800: not found.
  • 1810, Chesterville, Kennebec Co., ME: Timothy Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 1 male 0-9, 1 female 26-44, 4 females 10-15, and 3 females 0-9.
  • 1820, Chesterville, Kennebec Co., ME: Timothy Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 0-9, 1 female over 45, 2 females 16-25, 2 females 10-15, and 1 female 0-9; 1 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830: not found.

References

1.^  "Timothy [Whitney], s. Isaac and Hannah, [born] Aug. 1, 1771," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897). Also, "Timothy [Whitney], b. Aug. 1, 1771," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

2.^  "Aug. 29, 1794, Timothy WHITNEY & Martha WELLS; by Isaac PARSONS, Esq., New Glocester (A:69)," 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. 109.

3.^  "Martha [Whitney], w. Timothy, b. Oct 27th AD 1771," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

4.^  "Martha [Whitney] [w. of Timothy], d. July 25, 1831," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

5.^  "Sally [Whitney], d. of Timothy and Martha, b. Jan. 26, 1795, N. [Gloucester?]," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

6.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

7.^  "Betsy Hopkins [Whitney], d. of Timothy and Martha, b. Sept. 19, 1796, Freeport," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

8.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

9.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

10.^  "Pattey [Whitney], d. of Timothy and Martha, b. Mar. 8, 1798, Freeport," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

11.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

12.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. of Timothy and Martha, b. Dec. 1, 1799, Freeport," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

13.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

14.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

15.^  "Parker [Whitney], s. of Timothy and Martha, b. Sept. 14, 1801, Freeport," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

16.^  "Parker [Whitney] [s. of Timothy and Martha], d. Oct. 30, 1816," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

17.^  "Rebeckah [Whitney], d. of Timothy and Martha, b. Mar. 25, 1804, Chesterville," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

18.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

19.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

20.^  "Polly [Whitney], d. of Timothy and Martha, b. Aug. 30, 1805, Chesterville," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

21.^  [Archive:[Farmington, Maine, Vital Records|Vital Records of Farmington, Maine]].

22.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

23.^  "Esther [Whitney], d. of Timothy and Martha, b. Aug. 27, 1807, Chesterville," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

24.^  Vital Records of Farmington, Maine.

25.^  "Syboia [Whitney], d. of Timothy and Martha, b. Mar. 18, 1811, Chesterville," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.

26.^  "John Wells [Whitney], s. of Timothy and Martha, b. Aug. 5, 1813, [in ?Nornegwok?]," according to Vital Records of Chesterville, Maine.


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