Mailing List:2002-08-21 03, Re: Fw: Abel Whitney, by Kenneth Whitney

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From: "Ken Whitney" <klw1 -at- starpower.net> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Abel Whitney Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2002 11:10:34 -0400 References: <4.2.2.20020821101035.00b07600@pop3.norton.antivirus> Hello Robert, Thank you very much for this solution. I have only one question remaining. I have never been able to find the published vital records of Standish. Do you think the IGI refers to a microfilm of the Standish records? Ken Whitney Silver Spring, MD ----- Original Message ----- From: "Robert L. Ward" <rlward1 -at- erols.com> To: "Ken Whitney" <klw1 -at- starpower.net>; <WHITNEY-L -at- rootsweb.com> Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2002 10:13 AM Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Abel Whitney > All, > > At 08:51 AM 8/21/02 -0400, Ken Whitney wrote: > >The Abel that I am seeking, the husband of Sarah Cole, was 39 years old in > >the 1850 census, making him born around 1811. He could very well fit into > >the family of Levi and Happy (Higgins) Whitney, but I have never seen an > >Abel attributed to them. It would make sense however, as Levi could have > >named a son after his father. It is interesting to note that by the 1870 > >census for Naples, Maine, Abel has remarried to a woman named Mary A., and > >he has two more children than when he lived in Standish. The older > >children have moved away from the family. All of this from Donna Erickson > >in a kind reply thru the Whitney-L list. I hope you become interested in > >this puzzle and will attempt to solve it. I have too many puzzles going > >already! > > > >Ken Whitney > >Silver Spring, MD > > ----- Original Message ----- > > From: Glenn Barnett > > To: > > > Sent: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 5:49 PM > > Subject: Abel Whitney > > > > > > > > > > Hi Ken...I happen to be descended from Abel Whitney. He was in the > > Revolutionary War. Sorry I don't have any info on Joseph. Here's what I have. > > > > Sharon Barnett > > > > > > > > 274. Abel6 Whitney (Nathan5, Nathaniel4, Benjamin3, John2, Thomas1) > > was born August 20, 1734 in Biddeford York Co., Maine, and died Aft. 1791 > > in Standish, Cumberland, Maine. He married Thankful Morton December 16, > > 1758 in Gorham, Maine, daughter of Bryant Morton and Thankful Parker. > > > > Notes for Abel Whitney: > > > > Abel was a Revolutionary War soldier in Capt. Josiah Jenkins Co. He > > died in Standish, Maine. > > > > Abel 5 Whitney (Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1); b. 20 Aug 1734 > > Biddeford, ME; Marriage banns for he and Thankful Morton were published > > 16 Dec 1758 Falmouth, Cumberland, ME; wife "of Gorhamtown." > > > > He resided in 1763 Gorham, Cumberland, ME. > > > > Children of Abel5 Whitney and Thankful Morton all b. Gorham, > > Cumberland, ME, were as follows > > > > 74 i. Joseph6 Whitney; b. 1 May 1760; d. 19 Sep 1847 > > Alfred, ME, at age 87. > > > > 75 ii. Lydia Whitney; b. 28 Jul 1763; d. Jul 1767 > > Gorham, ME. > > > > 76 iii. Betty Whitney; m. (--?--) Boynton; b. 22 Jul > > 1765. She was also known as Bettey Whitney. > > > > 77 iv. Sarah Whitney; b. 20 Jun 1769; m. Robert Higgins > > 19 Sep 1789 prob. Gorham, ME. > > > > 78 v. Nathaniel Whitney; b. 20 Jun 1769; m. Zilpha > > Martin 16 Mar 1794 prob. Gorham, ME. > > > > 79 vi. Reuben Whitney; m. Mercy Baker; d. Litchfield, > > ME; b. 21 Jul 1771. He was also known as Rueben Whitney. > > > > 80 vii. Simeon Whitney; b. 9 Feb 1774. > > > > 81 viii. Susanna Whitney; m. (--?--) Hale; b. 2 Apr 1776. > > > > 82 ix. Levi Whitney; b. 15 May 1779; b. 18 May 1779; m. > > Happy Higgins circa 1800. He was also known as Levy Whitney > > > > 83 x. Lydia Whitney; m. (--?--) Starbird; d. Standish, > > ME; b. 30 Apr 1782. > > > > > > > > 385. Levi7 Whitney (Abel6, Nathan5, Nathaniel4, Benjamin3, John2, > > Thomas1) was born May 18, 1779 in Gorham,Cumberland, Maine. He married > > Happy Higgins November 10, 1802 in the First Church in > > Standish, Standish, Maine. > > > > Children of Levi Whitney and Happy Higgins are: > > > > 458 i. Lucetta8 Whitney, born January 19, 1809 > > in Standish, Maine. > > > > + 459 ii. Obadiah Higgins Whitney, born January > > 19, 1809 in Standish, Maine; died Aft. 1853 in Windham, Maine. > > > > 460 iii. Joseph Whitney, born in Standish, Maine. > > > > 461 iv. Levi Whitney, born in Standish, Maine. > > > > 462 v. Phineas Whitney, born in Standish, Maine. > > > > 463 vi. Flavilla Ann Whitney, born Abt. 1819 in > > Standish, Maine. > > > > 464 vii. Francis Covel Whitney, born Abt. 1825 > > in Standish, Maine. > > > > 465 viii. Isaac Rogers Whitney, born Abt. 1825 in > > Standish, Maine. > > The IGI gives extracts from the Standish Vital Records, Batch Number C503491. > They include, among others, the birth of Abel, son of Levi and Happy WHITNEY, > on 22 Mar 1811, Standish. > > Problem solved! > > Regards, > > Robert > > Mr. Robert L. Ward > rlward -at- whitneygen.org > <a href="http://www.whitneygen.org/home.html">http://www.whitneygen.org/home.html</a> > >


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