Family:Whitney, Adams (1784-1864)

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Adams6 Whitney (Isaac5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac5 and Mary (Crockett) Whitney, was born 6 May 1784, Gorham, ME,[1] and died 25 Dec 1864, Standish, ME.[2]

Marriage intentions were filed 15 May 1816, Standish, ME, for him "of Standish" and Lydia A. Lombard "of Gorham".[3] He married, 3 Jun 1816, Gorham, ME, Lydia A. Lombard. She was born 1801, ME, and died 15 Sep 1870, Standish, ME.[4]

Both Adams and Lydia are buried in the Dolloff Road Cemetery, Standish, ME.

They resided in Standish, ME, where he was a farmer.

He fought in the War of 1812: "Whitney, Adam, Private, Capt. John York's Company, Lt. Col. J. Burbank's Regt. Served from September 7 to September 20, 1814, 1 day additional for travel. Raised at Standish, service at Portland."[5]

Children of Adams6 and Lydia A. (Lombard) Whitney:

i. Alfred7 Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1826, prob. Standish, ME; m. Elizabeth S. Wentworth.
ii. Andrew Rollins Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1833, Standish, ME; m. Mary Rand.

Census

133 144 Adams Whitney 66 M - Farmer $700 Maine Lydia A. " 50 F - " Alfred " 24 M - Farmer " Andrew R. " 17 M - " " Attended school

157 165 Adams Whitney 76 M - Farmer $1000 $200 Maine Married in year Lydia " 61 F - " A. Rollins " 27 M - " Mary " 21 F - " Willie H. " 1/12 M - "

  • 1870, widow Lydia not found.

References

1.^  "Adam [Whitney], s. Isaac and Mary, [born] May 6, 1784," 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.^  "Adams [Whitney], d. 25 Dec 1864," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "Adams [Whitney], of Standish, and Lydia Lombard of Gorham, [intentions] filed 15 May 1816," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Lydia [Whitney], d. 15 Sept 1870," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records and 1870 Mortality Schedule.

5.^  Standish, Maine, Vital Records.


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