Family:Whitney, Stephen (1782-a1810)

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Stephen6 Whitney (Joseph5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Joseph5 and Betty (Phinney) Whitney, was born 28 Jul 1782, Gorham, ME.[1]

He married, 24 Nov 1810, prob. Gorham, ME, Hannah Freeman, b. 25 Dec 1789 in Gorham, ME, the dau. of Nathan and Mary (Chase) Freeman.

Children of Stephen6 and Hannah (Freeman) Whitney:

i. Betsey7 Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1816, Gorham, ME; d. 18 Jun 1830, Gorham, ME.
ii. Freeman Whitney, b. ca. 1814, Gorham, ME; d. 1858; m. Eliza L. Eaton, b. ca. 1813, Pittsfield, NH, d. 15 Apr 1885, Gorham, ME; both bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, ME. Children:
a. Martha Antoinette Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1841, NH; d. 7 Feb 1911, Gorham, ME; m. 29 Dec 1870, Portland, ME, Henry Ripley Millett.


Hannah (Freeman) Whitney was a descendant of William Brewster and Stephen Hopkins, both of the "Mayflower".


  • 1820: not found.
  • 1830: not found.


1.^  "Stephen [Whitney], s. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] July 28, 1782," 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. Maine Death Records, 1761-1922;

3. Civil War Pension File of Henry R. Millett, The National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.

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