Family:Whitney, Amos (1766-1833)

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Amos6 Whitney (Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan5 and Mary (Henden) Whitney, was born 18 Apr 1766, Bath, ME, and died Sep 1833, Bowdoinham, ME.

He married, 11 Jan 1798, Bowdoinham, ME (int. 13 Dec 1797), Abigail Springer.[1]

He was a rope spinner and died in his factory. He resided Bath and Bowdoinham, ME.

Children of Amos6 and Abigail (Springer) Whitney:

i. Simeon7 Whitney, b. 17 Aug 1800; m.(1) Rosanna Smith; m.(2) Mrs. Elizabeth Goodrich.
ii. David Whitney, b. 2 May 1802; m..(1) Mercy Reed; m.(2) Mrs. Mary E. Neal.
iii. Abigail Springer Whitney, b. 27 Jul 1807, Bath, ME;[2] m. 12 Oct 1834, Bath, ME, Richard S. Messenden;[3] resided Bowdoinham, ME.
iv. Joel Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1814; m. Parthena Smith.



1.^  Bowdoinham, ME, Vital Records

2.^  "Abigail Springer [Whitney], d. of Amos and Abigail, b. 27 Jul 1807," according to Bath, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Abigail S. [Whitney], and Richard S. Mussenden, m. 12 Oct 1834," according to Bath, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Oct. 12, 1834, Richard S. Messenden & Abigail S. Whitney, both of Bath, [married] by Silas Stearns," according to Judith Holbrook Kelley and Clayton Rand Adams, comps. and eds., ''Marriage Returns of Lincoln County, Maine''. Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 39 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, [2002]), p. 52.

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