Family:Whitney, Joseph (1796-1838)

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Joseph7 Whitney (Daniel6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Daniel6 and Louisa (Stubs) Whitney, was born 7 Nov 1796, Hampden, ME, and died 28 Dec 1838, Hempden, ME.

He married Sarah Greer, probably daughter of Levi Greer of Dixmont and Newburgh, ME. She was born about 1800, ME, and died after 1860. She married secondly, before 1850, Luke Sylvester. By 1860 she was using the name "Whitney" again.

Joseph and Sarah are buried in the Neally's Corner Cemetery, Hampden, ME.

Probate Notice: Joseph Whitney of Hampden Adm. March 1838 by Eli Whitcomb; wife Sarah, minor children over 14 were Cynthia and Margaret, under 14 were Rachel and Levi Green, Guardian was Rufus Gilmore. Joseph owned land in common with Joseph and Nathan Whitney in Frankfort, Maine. Probate Number: 11:241,346; Probate Office, Penobscot County, Bangor, Maine.

Children of Joseph7 and Sarah (Greer) Whitney:

i. Cynthia8 Whitney, b. ca. 1821; m. (int. 15 Oct 1846, Monroe, ME) Bradford Webber "of Monroe".[1]
ii. Abner Whitney, b. Aug 1822; d. 7 Jun 1839, Hampden, ME; buried Neally's Corner Cemetery, Hampden, ME.
iii. Margaret Whitney; b. say 1824; d. 27 Sep 1847, Hampden, ME; buried Neally's Corner Cemetery, Hampden, ME
iv. Rachel Whitney, b. ca. 1827; d. after 1850, then unmarried.
v. Levi Greer Whitney, b. 25 Dec 1830, prob. Hampden, ME; m. Asenath P. Folsom.


373 364 Levi G. Whitney 31 M - Farmer $800 $390 Maine Asenath " 26 F - " Joseph H. " 2 M - " Sarah " 60 F - "


1.^  "Bradford Webber of Monroe and Cynthia Whitney of Newburgh, intention of marriage published 15 October 1846," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., comp., Vital records of Monroe, Waldo County, Maine prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, c1991).

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