Family:Whitney, Hannah (1736-1797)

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Hannah5 Whitney (Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Nathaniel4 and Hannah (Day) Whitney, was born 15 or 16 Nov 1736, Biddeford, ME,[1] and died 10 Feb 1820, Limington, ME.

She married firstly, 15 Apr 1755, Gorham, ME, Joseph Hamblen,[2] son of Jacob and Content (Hamblen) Hamblen. He was born 10 May 1733, Barnstable, MA, and died 17 Jun 1763 in Gorham, ME.

She married secondly, 27 Jun 1765, Moses Fowler, as his second wife. He was born circa 1716, Biddeford, ME, and died 17 Apr 1797. He had married firstly, 29 Apr 1743, Kittery, ME, Ann Fernald.

She married thirdly, 21 Apr 1804, Gorham, ME, Andrew Cobb, son of Chipman and Elizabeth (Ingersoll) Cobb, as his second wife. He was born 27 Mar 1734, Falmouth, ME, and died 22 Jul 1822, Limington, ME. He had married firstly, 21 Feb 1754, Falmouth, ME, Hannah Green. Andrew and Hannah (Green) Cobb were the parents of Hannah Cobb, who married Micah5 Whitney of Gorham and Phillips, ME.

Children of Joseph and Hannah5 (Whitney) Hamblen, all born Gorham, ME:

i. Jacob Hamblen; b. 5 Aug 1756; d. 17 Oct 1821, Gorham, ME, or 15 Oct 1826; m. 4 Oct 1777, Elizabeth Watson, daughter of Eliphalet and Elizabeth (Phinney) Watson.
ii. Esther Hamblen; b. 30 Jun 1758; d. 1800; m. 28 Nov 1777, ME, Joseph Roberts.
iii. Sarah Hamblen; b. 17 Dec 1761; d. 15 Feb 1833, Harrison, ME; m. 26 Mar 1780, Edmund Phinney.
iv. Joseph Hamblen; b. 10 Jun 1763; d. 21 Oct 1832, Gorham, ME; m. 18 Dec 1788, Gorham, ME, Polly Frost.

Moses and Hannah5 (Whitney) Fowler had no children.

Andrew and Hannah5 (Whitney) Cobb had no children.


1.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. Nov. 15, 1736," according to Beatty, John D., ed., Vital Records of Biddeford, Prior to 1856; Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 28 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 38.

2.^  "Hannah [Whitney] and Joseph Hamblen, [married] Oct. 1755," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

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