Family:Whitney, Abel (1811-1892)

From WRG
Jump to: navigation, search

Abel7 Whitney (Reuben6, Abel5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Reuben6 and Mercy (Baker) Whitney, was born 10 or 16 Sep 1811, Litchfield, ME,[1] and died 8 Jul 1892, Gardiner, ME.

He married, 24 Feb 1833, Litchfield, ME,[2] or 14 Mar 1833, Lydia B. Smith, daughter of Asaph and Rebecca (Davis) Smith. She was born 22 Jul 1808.[3]

He was a cooper. They lived in Gloucester, MA, and Gardiner, ME.

Children of Abel7 and Lydia B. (Smith) Whitney, who had no biological children:

i. (adopted) Thomas B. Whitney, bapt. -- --- 1839, Gloucester, MA;[4] m. Emily W. Crockett.
ii. (adopted) Rebecca Whitney, b. ca. 1849, ME, living 1860.

Census

911 1099 Abel Whitney 33 M - Cooper $1000 Me. Lydia " 43 F - " Thomas " 13 M - " Attended school Mary Decker 12 F - " Attended school Asaph Smith 65 M - Laborer " Rebecca " 66 F - "

711 745 Abel Whitney 45 M - Master Cooper $1500 $1000 Maine Lydia " 52 F - " Rebecca " 11 F - " Attended school Thomas B. " 23 M - Cooper Mass. Married in year Emily " 19 F - Maine Married in year

652 772 Whitney, Abel 63 M W Cooper $2600 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia 62 F W Keeping House Maine 773 Smith, Geo. L. 23 M W Cooper Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet A. 29 F W Keeping House Maine 774 Chase, R. F. 26 M W Photographer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah 24 F W Keeping House Maine

Abel WHITNEY 68 Self M M W ME Cooper ME ME Lydia B. WHITNEY 71 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Bertha G. WHITNEY 17 GDau F S W ME Works In Shoe Factory MA ME Trucilla PHILLIPS 73 SisL F W W ME At Home ME ME

References

1.^  "Abel Whitney, s. of Reuben Whitney and Mary, b. 16 Sep 1811," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records. Also, "Abel [Whitney], [born] Sept. 10, 1811," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914).

2.^  "Abel Whitney and Lydia Smith, m. 24 Feb 1833," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Lydia [Smith], w. Abel [Whitney], [born] July 22, 1808," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914).

4.^  "Tho[mas] [Whitney], s. adopted Abel and Lydia, bap. _____ 1839. C.R.7," according to Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Topsfield, MA: Topsfield Historical Society, 1917-1924).


Copyright © 2008, 2010, 2011, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group.

Personal tools