Family:Whitney, Daniel (1763-1852)

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Daniel6 Whitney (Joshua5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Joshua5 and Mary (Clarke) Whitney, was born 3 Jul 1763, Worcester, MA, and died 1852, Oxford, ME.

He married, date and place unknown, Mary Ward, daughter of Phineas and Eunice (Cutting) Ward. She was born 22 Jul 1764, Worcester, MA, and died after 1850.

He was born in Worcester, MA, and when quite a young man served in the Revolutionary war for three months. He suffered severely from exposure, and had a pension granted him 4 Mar 1831. He was a farmer, and resided Oxford, ME.

Children of Daniel6 and Mary (Ward) Whitney:

i. Perley7 Whitney. Not found in census records.
ii. Eunice Whitney, b. ca. 1803, ME; d. after 1870, then unmarried.
iii. George Clinton Whitney, b. ca. 1805, ME; m. 12 Aug 1833, Winthrop, ME, Emeline B. LaCroix.
iv. Leafy Whitney, b. ca. 15 Oct 1807, Paris, ME; d. 25 Apr 1898, Lawrence, MA, aged 90 years 6 months 10 days, of old age;[1] m. 5 May 1833, Oxford, ME, Reuben Rich [per Pierce], but 5 May 1832, Oxford, ME, Stephen Rich; resided Lawrence, MA. They had: George Clinton, b. Aug. 16, 1833; Charles Edgar, b. Nov, 27, 1834; Albion Augustus, b. April 4. 1836; Emeline Celestia, b. July 17, 1838; Frances Ellen Warren, b. April 22, 1840."[2]

Census

110 112 Elon Chadborne 47 M - Farmer $1500 Me. Lydia Chadborne 42 F - " Francis Chadbourne 22 M - Drover " Married in year Cyrene Chadbourne 21 F - " Married in year Cora A. Chadbourne 18 F - " Attended school Jairus Chabourne 16 M - " Attended school Lewis Hilborn 25 M - Farmer " Daniel Whitney 87 M - Farmer Mass. Mary Whitney 86 F - "

423 426 John Martin 27 M - Farmer $500 $75 N.H. Emma Martin 22 F - House Keeper Maine Flora E. Martin 2 F - " Eunice Whitney 57 F - "

319 343 Whitney, Deborah 82 F W Keeping House $2500 $4000 Maine Eunice 67 F W Work in House Maine Greenlief, Mary 22 F W Works in House Maine

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 481, page 479.

2.^  King, Marquis Fayette, Annals of Oxford, Maine, from its incorporation in 1829-1850. Prefaced with an account of the Shepardsfield Plantation and Supplemented with Genealogical notes from the town's earliest records (Portland, ME: the author, 1903), p. 256.


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