Family:Whitney, Hepsibah (1750-?)

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Hepsibah5 Whitney (Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Nathaniel4 and Hannah (Day) Whitney, was born 29 Aug 1750, Biddeford, ME.[1]

She married, 15 Oct 1766, Gorham, ME, Nathan Freeman,[2] son of John and Bethiah (Harding) Freeman. He was born 5 Dec 1744, Eastham, MA. He married secondly, 1775, Gorham, ME, Lydia Doane.

They resided in Alfred, ME.

Children of Hepsibah5 Whitney and Nathan Freeman, all born Gorham, ME:

i. Bethiah Freeman; b. 5 Mar 1768; d. 29 Mar 1769, Gorham, ME.
ii. Nathaniel Freeman; b. 4 Dec 1769; m. 1793, Gorham, ME, Isabella Dyer.
iii. Samuel Freeman; b. 2 Jan 1772; d. 15 Jul 1842, Windham, ME; m. Olive Freeman.
iv. Elizabeth Freeman; b. 9 Aug 1773; d. 24 Apr 1820, Gorham, ME; m. circa 1798, Reuel Dawes.


1.^  "Hepziba [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. Aug. 29, 1750," 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. 42.

2.^  "Hephzibah [Whitney] [Hepsebah in Int.] and Nathan Freeman, [married] Oct. 15, 1766," 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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