Family:Whitney, Ebenezer (1791-1874)

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Ebenezer6 Whitney (Micah5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Micah5 and Hannah (Cobb) Whitney; born 15 Oct 1791, Gorham, ME, or 15 Aug 1791, Phillips, ME,[1] and died 18 Nov 1874, Freeman, ME.

He married, 26 Dec 1842, Dorcas (Drury) Parlin, daughter of John and Anna (Mitchell) Drury. She was born 28 Mar 1812, Temple, Kennebec Co., Maine, and died 1 Apr 1894, Franklin, MA, aged 82 years 4 days, of old age.[2] She had married firstly, 7 Apr 1836, Kennebec Co., ME, Simon Parlin. Simon died in Wilton, ME, 25 Jan 1837, three months before the birth of his son, Simon W. Parlin, who was born 17 Apr 1837, East Wilton, ME. Simon W. Parlin was not adopted by Ebenezer Whitney, but was raised in his household.

Children of Ebenezer6 and Dorcas (Drury)(Parlin) Whitney:

i. John Drury7 Whitney, b. 21 Oct 1843, West Phillips, ME; m. Eldusty Peary.
ii. Charles Edgar Whitney, b. 2 Dec 1846, Phillips, ME; m. Julia Burbank.
iii. Myra Anna Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1850, Phillips, ME; d. 27 Aug 1944, Los Angeles, CA; m. 30 Nov 1882, Frank A. Reed.


131 139 Ebenezer Whitney 58 M - Farmer $1000 Me. Dorcas Whitney 38 F - " John D. " 6 M - " Attended school Charles E. " 3 M - " Simon Parlin 13 M - " Attended school Myra C. Drury 21 F - Me. Charlotte Whitney 61 F - "

263 267 Ebenr. Whitney 67 M - Farmer $1500 $700 Maine Dorcas Whitney 48 F - Maine J. Drury Whitney 76 M - Maine Attended school Charles E. Whitney 13 M - Maine Attended school Myra Ann Whitney 9 F - Maine Attended school Charlotte Whitney 71 F - Maine

54 58 Whitney, John W. 26 M W Farmer $2000 $1244 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Eldisty 19 F W Keeps House Maine -----, Ebenezer 79 M W Gentleman Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Dorcas 58 F W Lady Maine -----, Mary A. 20 F W Assistant Housekeeper Maine -----, Charles E. 23 M W Farm Laborer Maine Male citizen over 21

John D. WHITNEY 36 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Eldurly WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Frank D. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W ME ME ME Minerva B. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W ME ME ME Charles L. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W ME ME ME Dorcas D. WHITNEY 69 Oth F W W ME ME ME

Simon W. PARLIN 43 Self M M W ME Bookkeeper In News Office ME ME Sarah A. PARLIN 32 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Edmund E. PARLIN 13 Son M S W ME At School ME ME Phoebe E. PARLIN 10 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME Myra A. WHITNEY 29 HSis F S W ME Teacher ME ME


1.^  "15 Aug 1791 Ebenezer, s. Micah Whitney and Hannah [born]," according to Phillips, Maine, Vital Records.

2.{{note|XX2"Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 446, p. 494.

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