Family:Whitney, Uriel (1757-1835)

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Uriel6 Whitney (Abner5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of Abner5 and Sarah (Hilton) Whitney, was born 11 Sep 1757, Shirley, MA,[1] and died 10 Nov 1835, North Yarmouth, ME, aged 78 years.[2]

He married, 16 Dec 1784, Gorham, ME, Lydia Whitmore,[3] daughter of Samuel and Mary5 (Whitney) Whitmore. She was born 1 Aug 1764, or 5 Aug 1765, and died 6 Mar 1818, North Yarmouth, ME, aged 52 years.[4] She was buried at North Yarmouth, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 14 Jul 1819, North Yarmouth, ME, for him and Betsey Lothrop "of Gorham"[5] He married secondly, 7 Aug 1819, Betsey (Mosher) Lathrop, daughter of James and Abigail (Frost) Mosher. She was born 11 Mar 1780, Gorham, ME, and died 4 Feb 1849, North Yarmouth, ME. aged 69 years.[6] She had married firstly, 14 Apr 1799, Gorham, ME, Thomas Lathrop.

He was born in Shirley, and at the breaking out of the Revolutionary was enlisted in Col. Prescott's regiment. The emlistment bears date of 19 Apr 1775. After the war he located in Gorham, ME, where he married his wife. In 1798 he purchased land in North Yarmouth, ME, to which place he removed his family soon after. He ever after resided there, and was a noted school teacher, being familiarly known as "Master Whitney." He was held in high esteem as a citizen and as a Christian; was a member of the Congregational church in Pownal, ME, Percy Chapin, pastor. He was granted a pension 28 Apr 1818. He resided Gorham, ME.

Children of Uriel6 and Lydia (Whitmore) Whitney:

i. Statira7 Whitney, b. 24 Dec 1785, Gorham, ME;[7] d. 31 Dec 1785, Gorham, ME.[8]
ii. Mary Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1787, Gorham, ME;[9] d. 2 May 1824; m. 16 Feb 1815, North Yarmouth, ME, Retire Drinkwater;[10] resided Durham, ME. 3 ch.
iii. Statira Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1789, Gorham, ME;[11] d. 11 Aug 1794, Gorham, ME.[12]
iv. Joel Whitney, b. 7 Aug 1791, Gorham, ME;[13] lost at sea about 1812.
v. Beulah B. Whitney, b. 3 Jun 1793, Gorham, ME;[14] d. 21 Apr 1879; m. (int. 10 Oct 1817, North Yarmouth, ME[15]) 2 Nov 1817, North Yarmouth, ME, Enos Small,[16] b. 28 Nov 1788; d. 5 Feb 1881.
Ch.: William Lathrop, b. 29 Oct 1819; m. Clara W. Pierce; d. 1 Feb 1886; Sarah L., b. 17 Feb 1822; m. John A. Andrews; d. 8 Nov 1854; Uriel Whitney, b. 23 Jul 1825; m. Mary E. Gilman; resided 682 Tremont St., Boston, MA. He graduated at Amherst College in the class of 1854, and at Andover Theo. Seminary in 1858. Mary Scott, b. 4 May 1828; d. 1 Jun 1879; Beulah, b. 18 Aug 1833. She grad. Mt. Holyoke Female Sem. 1856; taught in Marion, IA, 5 years; at Rockford, IL, 4 years; now, and the last 18 years, a teacher in Boston, MA.
vi. Betsey Whitney, b. 27 May 1795, Gorham, ME;[17] d. Feb 1849; m. (int. 15 Dec 1827, North Yarmouth, ME[18]) James Mitchell "of Freeport"; resided Freeport, ME.
Ch.: Ansel L., b. 1 Dec 1828; resided Falmouth, ME; Major W., b. 13 Sep 1830; John W., b. 24 Nov 1831; Statira M., b. 24 May 1833; Roxanna, b. 7 Sep 1834; Elizabeth, b. 17 Jan 1840; Harriett S., b. 25 Jun 1842.
vii. Sally Whitney, b. 16 Dec 1796; d. 20 May 1827; m. (int. Sally 27 Nov 1824, North Yarmouth, ME[19]) Daniel Soule, as his first wife; resided Pownal, ME; he m.(2) her sister Harriet, betow.
viii. Harriett Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1798; m. (int. 6 Sept. 1827, North Yarmouth, ME[20]) Daniel Soule as his second wife. Child, Mrs. Sarah W. Clifford, 37 Folsom St., Dorchester, MA. He died 30 Jul 1843.
Ch.: Elisha B., b. 18 Jun 1828; d. 12 Dec 1853; Perez C., b. 3 Mar 1830; d. 15 May 1871; Samuel W., b. 30 May 1831; d. -----; Daniel, b. 13 Jan 1834; Clarance, b. 16 Oct 1835; d. 16 Oct 1857; Harriet A., b. 6 Jun 1837; Sarah, b. 24 May 1839; Lewis W., b. 12 Mar 1841.
ix. Charlotte Whitney, b. 12 May 1800, North Yarmouth, ME;[21] d. 6 Jul 1851; m. (int. 7 Feb 1827, North Yarmouth, ME[22]) Levi Davis; resided North Yarmouth, Maine.
Ch.: Lewis, b. 5 Jan 1828; Charlotte, b. 21 Oct 1831; d. 22 Mar 1875; Augusta C., b. 6 Oct 1836; resided Yarmouth, ME.
x. Statira Whitney, b. 26 Apr 1802, North Yarmouth, ME;[23] d. 21 Jul 1878; m. (int. 6 Apr. 1827, North Yarmouth, ME[24]) Nathaniel Merrill; resided Pownal, ME.
Ch.: Charles H., b. 16 Feb 1829; Joseph, b. 21 Dec 1832.
xi. Uriel Whitney, b. 4 Jul 1804; m. Mary Hoit.
xii. Lewis M. Whitney, b. 21 Sep 1806, North Yarmouth, ME;[25] m. Mary Small.

Census

References

1.^  "Royal [Whitney], s. Abner and Sarah, [born] Sept. 11, 1757," according to Vital Records of Shirley, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1918).

2.^  "Uriel [Whitney], [died] 10 Nov. 1835, a. 78," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

3.^  "Uriel [Whitney] and Lydia Whitmore, [married] Dec. 16, 1784," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

4.^  "Lydia [Whitney], w. Uriel, [died] 6 Mar. 1818, 52y.," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

5.^  "Uriel [Whitney] and Betsey Lothrop of Gorham, int. 14 July 1819," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

6.^  "Betsey [Whitney], wid. Uriel, [died] 4 Feb. 1849, a. 69," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

7.^  "Statira [Whitney], d. Uriel and Lydia, [born] Dec. 24, 1785," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

8.^  "Statira [Whitney] [first daughter of that name of Uriel and Lydia], [died] Dec. 1785. [p. 172]," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

9.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. Uriel and Lydia, [born] Jan. 21, 1787," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

10.^  "Mary [Whitney] and Retire Drinkwater, [married] 16 Feb. 1815," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

11.^  "Statira [Whitney], d. Uriel and Lydia, [born] Dec. 1, 1789," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

12.^  "Statira [Whitney] [second daughter of that name of Uriel and Lydia], [died] Aug. 11, 1794. [p. 172]," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

13.^  "Joel [Whitney], s. Uriel and Lydia, [born] Aug. 7, 1791," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

14.^  "Bewlah [Whitney] ["Beulah" in original], d. Uriel and Lydia, [born] June 3, 1793," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

15.^  "Beulah and Enos Small, int. 10 Oct. 1817," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

16.^  "Beulah and Enos Small, 2 Nov. 1817," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

17.^  "Betsy [Whitney], d. Uriel and Lydia, [born] May 27, 1795," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

18.^  "Betsey [Whitney] and Jones Mitchell of Freeport, int. 15 Dec. 1827," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993). "Jones" seems to be an error for "James".

19.^  "Sally [Whitney] and Daniel Soule, int. 27 Nov. 1824," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

20.^  "Harriet [Whitney] and Daniel Soul, int. 6 Sept. 1827," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

21.^  "Charlotte [Whitney], d. Uriel and Lydia, [born] 12 May 1800," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

22.^  "Charlotte [Whitney] and Levi Davis, int. 7 Feb. 1827," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

23.^  "Statira [Whitney], d. Uriel and Lydia, [born] 26 Apr. 1802," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

24.^  "Statira [Whitney] and Nathaniel Merrill, int. 6 Apr. 1827," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).

25.^  "Lewis, s. Uriel and Lydia, 27 Sept. 1806," according to Sherman, Ruth Wilder, comp., Vital records of North Yarmouth, Maine to the year 1850 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).


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