Family:Whitney, Ambrose (1806-1870)

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Ambrose6 Whitney (Henry5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Henry5 and Abigail (Walker) Whitney, was born 28 Jul 1806, Chesterville, ME, and died 19 Feb 1870, Lowell, MA, aged 63 years 7 months 22 days, of paralysis.[1]

He married firstly, Nancy -----. She was born 21 Mar 1804, and died 9 Dec 1835, Chesterville, ME.

Ambrose "Whiten" married secondly, 5 May 1836, Kennebec Co., ME, Lucy Ann Bennett, daughter of William and Rachel (Lenscott) Bennett. She was born 18 Mar 1814, Chesterville ME, and died 4 Jan 1906, Boston, MA, aged 91 years 9 months 17 days, of general paresis.[2]

Children of Ambrose6 and Nancy (-----) Whitney:

i. James7 Whitney, b. 31 Jan 1827, Chesterville, ME, d. 25 Aug 1828, Chesterville, Maine.
ii. George Shepard Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1829, Chesterville, ME; m.(1) Susan F. -----; m.(2) Laura J. Glover.
iii. Cyrus Whitney, b. 24 May 1832, Chesterville, ME; m. Marion Elizabeth Goodrich.
iv. Granville Sharpe Patterson Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1834, Chesterville, ME, d. 10 Jun 1854, Lowell, MA, aged 20 years, of consumption.[3]

Ambrose6 and Lucy A. (Bennett) Whitney had no known children.

Census

191 216 A. Whitney 43 M - Shoe Maker Maine Lucy A. Whitney 36 F - " Geo. S. Whitney 21 M - " " Cyrus Whitney 18 M - " " G. S. P. Whitney 16 M - " "

891 1 Ambrose Whitney 40-49 M - Shoe Maker Maine Lucy A. " 40-49 F - " Hannah C. Bethell 20-29 " - N.H. Cyrus Whitney 20-29 M - Laborer Maine

288 325 Ambrose Whitney 54 M - Shoemaker $150 Maine Lucy W. " 46 F - Wife " Penella E. Clark 26 F - Seamstress N.H. 326 Andrew J. Calif 32 M - Carpenter $1000 $300 N.H. Charlotte W. " 32 F - "

555 694 Andrew J. Calef 36 M - New Hampshire M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Charlotte W. " 37 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - - Tryphosa Knights 75 F - " W None - - - - - 695 Ambrose Whitney 58 M - Maine M Shoemaker - - 1 1 - Lucy A. Whitney 51 F - " M Housekeeper - - - - -

Lucy WHITNEY 66 Self F W W ME Keeping House MA ME

14 23 Wight, Freeman Head W M Oct 1834 65 mar 30 Maine Maine Maine Merchant, Owns free house -----, Penetta E. Wife W F Apr 1834 66 mar 30 2ch 2liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire -----, Robert F. Son W M Sep 1880 19 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Harvard Student Whitney, Levey A. Hskp W F Mar 1873 86 wid 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine

References

  • Census records.
  • D.A.R. Genealogy Library, Washington, D.C.: Maine G.R.C.; S1, V096; Chesterville, Maine Records compiled by Georgianna H. Lilly.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 230, page 154. Also 1870 Mortality Schedule.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1906/5, page 85.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 85, page 90.


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