Family:Whitney, Patience (1748-?)

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Patience5 Whitney (Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Nathaniel4 and Hannah (Day) Whitney, was born 11 May 1748, Biddeford, ME.[1]

She married firstly, 9 Oct 1766, Gorham, ME, or in Falmouth, ME by Rev. Mr. Samuel Dean, Edward Thomas.[2] He was born circa 1745, possibly Biddeford, ME. He was also known as Edward Thomes.

She married secondly, 8 Sep 1774, Gorham, Maine, Coleman Phinney Watson, son of Eliphalet and Elizabeth (Phinney) Watson. He was born 4 Dec 1751 or 1757, Gorham, ME.

Edward and Patience5 (Watson) Thomas had no children.

Children of Coleman Phinney and Patience5 (Whitney) Watson:

i. Mercy Watson; b. 27 Apr 1775, Gorham, ME; m. Abel Knight.
ii. Stephen Phinney Watson; b. 19 Dec 1776, Gorham, ME; d. circa 1827, Randolph, NH; m. Hannah Whitcomb Nourse.
iii. Hannah Watson; b. 28 Sep 1778, Gorham, ME; m. 2 Mar 1797, Bridgton, ME, Samuel Scribner 2 Mar 1797, Bridgton, ME.
iv. Isaac Watson; b. 1779, Waterford, ME; m. 25 Jan 1803, Bridgton, ME, Deborah Sampson.
v. John Watson; b. 1781, Waterford, ME; m. 26 Aug 1805, Waterford, ME, Polly Hopkinson.
vi. Eunice Watson; b. 1783, Buxton or Waterford, ME; d. 21 Apr 1879, Manchester, NH; m. Ebenezer Bisbee.
vii. James Watson; b. 1785, Waterford, ME.
viii. Edmund Watson; b. 1797, Buxton, ME; m. circa 1815, Bridgton, ME, Hepzibah Flint.


1.^  "Patience [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. May 11, 1748," 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.^  "Oct. 9, 1766, Edward THOMAS & Patience WHITNEY; by Rev. Mr. Samuel DEAN, M.G.; Falmouth (1:149)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 9.

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