Family:Whitney, Samuel (1785-1869)

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Samuel6 Whitney (Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Moses5 and Mary (Page) Whitney, was born 2 Jul 1785, Gorham, ME,[1] or 8 Jul 1785, Morrill, ME,[2] and died Dec 1869, Morrill, ME, aged 84 of kidney disease,[3] or 27 Mar 1874, Dixmont, ME.

He married, 23 Dec 1810, Belfast or Castine, ME, Margaret Darrow. She was born 15 Mar 1792, Morrill, ME,[4] and died Feb 1883.

He resided Belmont and Morrill, ME.

Children of Samuel6 and Margaret (Darrow) Whitney:

i. Doty L.7 Whitney, b. ca. 1812; "Rev. ", m. Sarah Burgess.
ii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1814; m. 20 Jun 1842, Brownfield, ME,[5] or 2 Oct 1842, Harrison, ME, Nathan Carsley,[6] b. 20 Apr 1817, Bridgton, ME, son of Seth and Susannah6 (Whitney) Carsley of Harrison, ME, and grandson of Moses5 and Mary (Page) Whitney; resided in Harrison, ME.
iii. Lydia Ann Whitney, b. -----; m. 31 Jul 1851, Belmont, ME, George Pratt; resided Charlestown, MA.
iv. Henry Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1824 or 30 Jun 1825, Morrill, ME; m.(1) Emily R. Mears; m.(2) Sarah Thomas; m.(3) Martha Ellen Merriam.
v. Martha Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1826; "of Waltham" m. (int. 6 Mar 1847, Waltham, MA[7]) 8 Apr 1847, Medford, MA, Richard Dixon;[8] he was b. ca. 1821, son of Samuel and Margaret (-----) Dixon; carpenter; 3 ch.; resided CO.
vi. Edmund C. Whitney, b. 15 Jun 1831, Morrill, ME;[9] m. Eliza Spear.
vii. Emily A. Whitney, b. 1833, Morrill, ME;[10] in 1850, Emily resided in the home of Charles and Mary Burt in Belmont, ME.
viii. George A. Whitney, b. 8 Jan 1835, Morrill, ME;[11] m. Nellie W. Thorne.
ix. Harriett Whitney, b. ca. 1836, ME; m.(1) 14 Sep 1856, Morrill, ME, Eben P. Rowe, "both of Morrill";[12] m.(2) Cyrus Acorn; resided ME.


181 181 Samuel Whitney 62 M - Farmer $800 Me. Margaret Whitney 57 F - Me. Edmond Whitney 19 M - Farmer Me. George A. Whitney 17 M - Farmer Me. Attended school Harriet Whitney 14 F - Me. Attended school Sarah L. Whitney 11 F - Me. Attended school

234 234 Samuel Whitney 73 M - Farmer $800 $175 Maine Margarett " 61 F - " Edmund " 30 M - Farm laborer "

31 31 Whitney, Edmund 38 M W Farmer $1000 $450 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Eliza 28 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Margret 77 F W Maine Dirckson, Charles 18 M W Maine Attended school

Edmond C. WHITNEY 48 Self M M W ME Brick Mason ME ME Eliza WHITNEY 38 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Margeret WHITNEY 87 Moth F W W ME At Home CT ME


1.^  "Samuel [Whitney], s. Moses and Mary, [born] July 2, 1785," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

2.^  "Samuel [Whitney], b. 8 Jul 1785," according to Morrill, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.

4.^  "Margaret [Whitney], Mrs., b. 15 Mar 1792," according to Morrill, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Mrs. Elizabeth Whitney and Nathan Carsley, intentions 10 May 1842, married 20 June 1842," according to Brownfield, Maine, Vital Records.

6.^  "Oct. 2, 1842, Nathan CURSELY & Elizabeth WHITNEY, both of Harrison; by Clement PHINEY, M.G., Harrison (B:215)," 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. 246.

7.((note|7}} "Mary Ann [Whitney] and Richard Dixon, int. Mar. 6, 1847," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).

8.^  "Martha Ann [Whitney], 20, of Waltham, and Richard Dickson [int. Dixon], 25, carpenter, s. Margaret and Samuel, [married] Apr. 8, 1847," according to Vital Records of Medford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1907). "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 25, page 67.

9.^  "Edmond C. [Whitney], s/o Samuel & Margaret, b. 15 Jun 1831," according to Morrill, Maine, Vital Records.

10.^  "Emily [Whitney], d/o Samuel & Margaret, b. -- --- 1833," according to Morrill, Maine, Vital Records.

11.^  "George A. [Whitney], s/o Samuel & Margaret, b. -- --- 1835," according to Morrill, Maine, Vital Records.

12.^  "Eben P. Rowe and Harriet Whitney, both of Morrill, 14 September 1856 in Morrill by T. W. Robinson, Esq.," according to Mosher and Maresh, eds., Marriage Records of Waldo County, Maine prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press).

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