Family:Whitney, Josiah (1752-1837)

From WRG
Jump to navigationJump to search

Josiah5 Whitney (Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathaniel4 and Hannah (Day) Whitney, was baptized 7 Jun 1752, Biddeford, ME,[1] and died 24 Feb 1837, Alfred, ME.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 16 Sep 1775, Gorham, ME, for him and Elizabeth Harding.[3] She was born 1749, and died 26 Apr 1841, Alfred, ME.

Josiah and wife Elizabeth joined the Shakers.

Children of Josiah5 and Elizabeth (Harding) Whitney:

i. Silas6 Whitney; b. 23 Jun 1779, Gorham, ME; d. 1848; m. 12 Jan 1818, Brownfield, ME, Elvira Lane.
ii. Ebenezer Whitney, b. -----.
iii. Eunice Whitney.
iv. Betsey Whitney.
v. Seth Whitney.
vi. Abigail Whitney.



1.^  "Josiah [Whitney], s. of Nath[anie]l and Hannah, bap. Jun. 7, 1752," 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. 67.

2.^  Source

3.^  "Josiah [Whitney], with Elizabeth Harding, [intentions] Sept. 16, 1775," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

Copyright © 1999, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2021, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group.