Family:Whitney, William (1795-1859)

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William7 Whitney, Jr. (William6, Abner5, John4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of William6 and Hannah (Bangs) Whitney, was born 3 Jan 1795, Limington, ME, and died 4 May 1859, Convene section of Sebago, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 23 Sep 1818, Standish, ME, for him "of Standish" and Anna Hancock "of Buxton".[1] He "Jr." married, 25 Oct 1818, Buxton, ME, Anna Hancock "of Buxton".[2] She was born 30 Sep 1798, Buxton, ME, and died 28 Sep 1849, Convene section of Sebago, ME.

He served in the War of 1812, "Whitney, William, Jr., Private, Capt. John York's Company, Lt. Col. J. Burbank's Regt. Served from September 7 to September 20, 1814, 1 day additional for travel. Raised at Standish, service at Portland."[3]

Children of William7 and Anna (Hancock) Whitney:

i. Harriet S.8 Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1819, Standish, ME; d. 21 Oct 1822, Standish, ME.
ii. William H. Whitney, b. 3 Apr 1822, Standish, ME; m. Hannah Douglass.
iii. Harriet S. Whitney, b. 2 Sep 1824, Standish, ME; m. William S. Phinney; res. Sebago, ME, and Somerville, MA.
iv. Marshall S. Whitney, b. 29 Jul 1828, Standish, ME; m. Susan H. Libby.
v. John H. Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1831, Standish, ME; m. Hannah H. -----.
vi. Sarah Anna Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1833, Standish, ME; m. 10 Jan 1860, York Co., ME, James W. French "both of Biddeford";[4] res. Limington, ME.
vii. Benjamin Franklin Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1837, Standish, ME; m. Matilda Jewell.
viii. Jane S. Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1840, Sebago, ME; d. 28 Mar 1846, Sebago, ME.
ix. Henry Harrison Whitney, b. 21 Dec 1840, Sebago, ME; m.(1) Maggie Cottrell Young; m.(2) Geneva F. Wildes.

Census

16 16 William Whitney 55 M - Farmer Maine William H. " 28 M - Farmer $400 " Hannah " 22 F - " Sarah A. " 17 F - " Attended school Benajmin F. " 13 M - " Attended school Perley " 9/12 M - "

Hannah appears to have been William H.'s wife, and Perley their son.

References

1.^  "William Whitney of Standish and Anna Hancock of Buxton [intentions] filed 23 Sept 1818," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "William Whitney, Jr. of Standish and Anna Hancock of Buxton m. 25 Oct 1818," according to Buxton, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Whitney, William, Jr., Private [War of 1812], Capt. John York's Company, Lt. Col. J. Burbank's Regt. Served from September 7 to September 20, 1814, 1 day additional for travel. Raised at Standish, service at Portland," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "10 January 1860, James W. French and Sarah A. Whitney, both of Biddeford [married]," according to [[Archive:Vital Records, Maine, York County Marriage Returns|J. E. Frost & J. C. Anderson, eds., Marriage Returns of York County, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #13 (Rockport, Me.: Picton Press, 1993).


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