Family:Whitney, Amos (1819-1890)

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Amos7 Whitney (Robinson6, Amos5, Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Robinson6 and Elsie (Chadbourne)(Sherbourne) Whitney, was born 25 Jan 1819, Newburgh, ME (recorded Dixmont, ME),[1] and died 8 Aug 1890, Augusta, ME, aged 71 years.[2]

He married 5 Jun 1853, Penobscot Co., Maine, Elizabeth Folsom, "both of Newburgh",[3] daughter of Benjamin and Sarah (Chadbourn) Folsom. She was born 23 Feb 1822, Dixmont, ME,[4] and died after 1900.

Elizabeth was the sister of Mary S. Folsom, who married Amos's brother John Chadbourn Whitney.

Children of Amos7 and Elizabeth (Folsom) Whitney:

i. Charles F.8 Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1861, Dixmont, ME'[5] d. 17 May 1883, Dixmont, ME.[6]

Census

263 254 Amos Whitney 41 M - Merchant $1500 $650 Maine Elizabeth " 35 F - " John Hilton 16 M - " Attended school

19 21 Whitny, Amos 51 M W Merchant $2500 $1500 Maine Male citizen over 21 Elisabeth 42 F W Keeping house Maine Charley F. 8 M W Maine Attended school 22 Sawyer, Daniel R. 29 M W Peddler $550 Maine Male citizen over 21 Susan M. 30 F W Keeping house Maine Attended school Charlie C. 7 M W Maine

Amos WHITNEY 61 Self M M W ME Insurance Agt. ME ME Lizzie WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Charley F. WHITNEY 18 Son M W ME At School ME ME

221 224 Whitney, Elizabeth Head W F Oct 1824 75 wid Maine Maine Maine N.G., Owns house ------, Sarah H. Niec W F Aug 1850 49 sgl Maine Maine Maine Keeping house 225 Fussey, Fred L. O. Head W M Sep 1873 27 mar 5 Maine Maine Maine Paper hang & painter, Rents house ------, Eva G. Wife W F Feb 1873 27 mar 5 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine Dress maker

References

1.^  "Amos Whitney, born Newburgh 25 September 1819, Merchant," according to Linda A. Strauss, transcr., Richard E. Spinney, ed., Vital Records of Dixmont, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 41 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2003).

2.^  "8 August 1890 [died] Amos Whitney, 71, Augusta," according to Linda A. Strauss, transcr., Richard E. Spinney, ed., Vital Records of Dixmont, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 41 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2003).

3.((note|3}} "Amos Whitney and Elizabeth Folsom, both of Newburgh, 5 June 1853," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994).

4.^  "Elizabeth Whitney [wife of Amos], born Dixmont 23 February 1822," according to Linda A. Strauss, transcr., Richard E. Spinney, ed., Vital Records of Dixmont, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 41 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2003).

5.^  "Charles F. Whitney, born Dixmont 11 January 1861," according to Linda A. Strauss, transcr., Richard E. Spinney, ed., Vital Records of Dixmont, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 41 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2003).

6.^  "17 May 1883, [died] Charles F. Whitney, consumption, Dixmont," according to Linda A. Strauss, transcr., Richard E. Spinney, ed., Vital Records of Dixmont, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 41 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 2003).


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