Family:Whitney, Zebulon (1813-1877)

From WRG
Jump to: navigation, search

Zebulon7 Whitney (Eli6, Zebulon5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Eli6 and Damaris (Stone) Whitney, was born 24 Apr 1813, Gorham, ME, and died 24 Sep 1877, Gorham, ME.

He married 10 Mar 1839 or 24 Apr 1839, Gorham, ME, Susan Morton,[1] daughter of Thomas and Rachel (Elwell) Morton. She was born 1821, ME, and died 16 Apr 1878, Gorham, ME.

Susan is the sister of Abigail Morton, who married Zebulon's brother William. Zebulon was a farmer who resided in Gorham in the censuses of 1840 through 1870. Both Zebulon and Susan are buried in the North Street Cemetery in Gorham, ME.

Children of Zebulon7 and Susan (Morton) Whitney:

i. Mary Susan8 Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1840, Gorham, ME; m. Wesley Files.
ii. Emily F. Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1841, Gorham, ME; d. 4 Apr 1844, Gorham, ME. She is buried in the North Street Cemetery in Gorham, ME.
iii. Ai Everett Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1845, Gorham, ME; m. widow Emily Maria Abby (Merrian) Kennison.
iv. Thaddeus P. Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1847, Gorham, ME; m. Emma D. Marean.
v. Frances E. Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1849, Gorham, ME; d. 5 Feb 1904, Merrimac, MA, aged 54 years 8 months 5 days, of carcinoma uteri;[2] bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, ME; m. 20 Sep 1872, Portsmouth, NH, George L. Freeman[3] of Portland, ME.
vi. William P. Whitney, b. 1858, Gorham, ME; d. 16 Jun 1863, Gorham, ME. He is buried in the North Street Cemetery in Gorham, ME.

Census

338 358 Zebulon Whitney 38 M - Farmer $1600 Maine Susan " 31 F - " Mary S. " 10 F - " Attended school Ai E. " 6 M - " Attended school Thadeus " 3 M - " Frances E. " 1 F - " Mary Morton 50 F - "

226 238 Zebulon Whitney 48 M - Farmer $2000 $225 " Susan " 39 F - " Mary S. " 20 F - " Attended school Ai E. " 16 M - " " Attended school Thadeas P. " 12 M - " Attended school Francis E. " 9 F - " Attended school William P. " 2 M - " Mary Moulton 63 F - "

503 554 Whitney, Zebulon 58 M W Farmer $3000 $400 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan 49 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Thaddeus P. 22 M W Farm laborer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Fanny E. 20 F W Maine

References

  • McLellan, Hugh Davis, comp. & ed. by Lewis, Katharine B., The History of Gorham, Maine, (Portland, ME: Smith & Sale, Printers, 1903); reprint (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1992).

1.^  "Mar. 10, 1839, Mr. Zebulon WHITNEY & Miss Susan MORTON, both of Gorham; by Rev. Daniel CLARKE, M.G., [?Gorham?] (B:64)," 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. 171.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/66 (death), page 242.

3.^  "Fannie E. Whitney (b. 1850, d. of Zebulon) & George L. Freeman, m. 20 Sep 1872, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index. Also, "Fannie S. Whitney (b. 1840, d. of Zebulon) & George S. Freeman, m. 20 Sep 1872, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


Copyright © 2010, 2011, Kenneth L. Whitney, Robert L. Ward, and the Whitney Research Group.

Personal tools