Family:Whitney, Benjamin (1782-1853)

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Benjamin6 Whitney (Abraham5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Abraham5 and Apphia (Coombs) Whitney, born 30 Nov 1782, Lisbon, ME,[1] and died 14 Nov 1853, Lisbon, ME.[2]

He married, 1807, Bethiah Woodward. She was born 17 May 1787, Lisbon, ME, and died 3 Nov 1864.

He resided Lisbon, ME.

Children of Benjamin6 and Bethiah (Woodward) Whitney:

i. Jane7 Whitney, b. 25 Oct 1808, Lisbon, ME;[3] d. 28 Jun 1845; m. 9 Dec 1830, Lisbon, ME, Rufus Soule, of Pownal;[4] b. 27 May 1806; resided Lisbon; he m.(2) 16 Sep 1846, Lucy Cousins, of Poland, and had 2 ch.: resided W. Falmouth. She d. 7 Jul 1869, and he m.(3) 1870, Mrs. Louisa Jane Hawkes; he d. Windham, ME, Oct 1874-5. Children:
a. James Tedford Soule, b. 9 Oct 1832; d. 27 Jan 1843.
b. Caroline Whitney Soule, b. 1 Aug 1834; m. Horatio S. Curtis; res. Cambridgeport, MA.
c. Alfred Soule, b. 20 Sep 1836; m. Ann E. Swett; res. Portland, ME.
d. Henry Soule, b. 11 Mar 1840; m. Mariel B. Green; res. Portland, ME.
e. Augusta Jane Soule, b. 16 May 1842; m. Benjamin M. Swett and d. 18 Feb 1885.
f. Melissa Perkins Soule, b. 17 Jan 1845; m. Stillman H. Saunders; res. Hillsdale, NJ.
ii. Priscilla Woodbury Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1810, Lisbon, ME;[5] m. 5 Nov 1829, Lisbon, ME, Jesseniah Gould of Lisbon.[6] He is a farmer; b. 27 Jan 1805. Children:
a. Rufus S. Gould, b. 9 Jul 1831; d. 13 Sep 1855; unmarried.
b. Charles Melvin Gould, b. 31 Mar 1833; d. 15 Apr 1885; m. Mary F. Gilman.
c. Benjamin Whitney Gould, b. 25 Feb 1835; d. 13 Mar 1836.
d. Priscilla Jane Gould, b. 24 Apr 1837; m. J. B. Treat; res. Monroe, WI.
e. Octavia Whitney Gould, b. 14 May 1843; d. 13 Jan 1871, Lisbon, ME; m. Charles L. Usher.
f. Harry Leonard Gould, b. 28 Jul 1848; d. 12 Aug 1886, Lisbon, ME; m. Abbie Stevens.
g. Gould, b.
iii. Melvin Stow Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1812, Lisbon, ME;[7] m. Sarah Langley.
iv. Peleg Tallman Whitney, b. 12 Nov 1814, Lisbon, ME;[8] m.(1) Mary E. Varney; m.(2) Louisa V. McLachlan.
v. Joseph Davis Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1817, Lisbon, ME;[9] m.(1) Lorada H. Whitney; m.(2) Ann Sarah Whitney; m.(3) Margaret Masterson.
vi. Bianca Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1819, Lisbon, ME;[10] d. 5 Oct 1851; m. 1844, John H. Whitten; resided Orono, ME. Children:
a. Melvin Whitten, b. Apr 1848.
b. Lorada Whitten, b. Mar 1848.
vii. Hezekiah W. Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1821, Lisbon, ME;[11] m.(1) Emeline Chandler; m.(2) Harriett M. Treat.
viii. Stephen Gould Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1823, Lisbon, ME;[12] d. 11 Sep 1838.
ix. Caroline Godfrey Whitney, b. 9 Aug 1825, Lisbon, ME;[13] d. 2 Oct 1834.
x. Octavia F/T. Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1827, Lisbon, ME;[14] d. 21 Feb 1889; m. 31 Dec 1848, Lisbon, ME, Albert C. Neal;[15] resided Portland, ME. Children:
a. Benjamin F. Neal, b. 25 Feb 1852.
b. Jennie Mary Neal, b. 27 Apr 1856; m. Thomas F. Horn; res. Lisbon, ME.
xi. Charles Whitney, b. Aug 1831; d. 21 Apr 1832.

Census

789 873 Benjamin Whitney 67 M - Trader $2000 Maine Bethia Whitney 71 F - " Joseph D. Whitney 33 M - Trader " Ann S. Whitney 20 F - " Bethia A. Whitney 6 F - " Attended school

475 474 Niah Gould 54 M - Frmer $2000 $2053 Maine Priscilla 49 F - " Octavia 17 F - Domestic " Attended school Henry 12 M - " Attended school Melville Whitten 14 M - " Attended school Zorada " 12 F - " Attended school Bethia Whitney 73 F - "

References

1.^  "Benjamin [Whitney], s. Abraham and Apphia, b. Nov. 30, 1782," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

2.^  "Benjamin [Whitney] h. Bethiah, d. Nov. 14, 1853," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

3.^  "Jane Woodward [Whitney] d. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Oct. 25, 1808," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

4.^  "Jane [Whitney] of Lisbon and Rufus Sole of Pownal, [married] Dec. 9, 1830," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

5.{{note|5} "Priscilla [Whitney] Woodbury d. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Dec. 22, 1810," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

6.^  "Pricella [Whitney] [Priscilla in Int.] and Jesseniah Goold, both of Lisbon [married] Nov. 5, 1829," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

7.^  "Melvin Stow [Whitney] s. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Oct. 9, 1812," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

8.^  "Peleg Tolman [Whitney] s. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Nov. 21, 1814," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

9.^  "Joseph Davis [Whitney] s. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Mar. 9, 1816," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

10.^  "Biancy Woodward [Whitney] ch. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Jan. 22, 1818," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

11.^  "Hezekiah [Whitney] s. Benjamin and Bethiah, b Jan. 22, 1820," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

12.^  "Stephen Goold [Whitney] s. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Feb. 2, 1822," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

13.^  "Caroline Godfrey [Whitney] d. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Aug. 9, 1824," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

14.^  "Octavia [Whitney] d. Benjamin and Bethiah, b. Feb. 9, 1827," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

15.^  "Octavia T. [Whitney] [Octavia F. in Int.] and Albert C. Neal, both of Lisbon, Dec. 31, 1848," according to Marlene Alma Hinkley Groves, ed. , Vital Records of Lisbon, Maine Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 19 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1995).


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