Family:Whitney, Jesse (1820-1890)

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Jesse7 Whitney (Jesse6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jesse6 and Charity (Gray)(Nowell) Whitney, was born 11 Dec 1820, Saco, ME, and died 9 Sep 1890, aged 58 years 8 months 23 days. He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Biddeford, ME.[1]

He "Mr." married, 24 Jul 1841, Biddeford, ME, Rebecca Chapman, "both of Biddeford",[2], daughter of Jacob and Susan (Ralf) Chapman. She was born about 1817, or Jan 1822, ME, and died 17 Oct 1898, Old Orchard Beach, ME.

Children of Jesse7 and Rebecca (Chapman) Whitney:

i. Lucy8 Whitney, b. ca. 1847, ME; m. Warren Davis.
ii. Charles Whitney, b. 1849, ME; m. Lydia Jane Goodwin.
iii. Horace Whitney, b. Apr 1852, Biddeford, ME; m. Helen M. Crowe.
iv. Mary E. Whitney, b. ca. 1854, ME.
v. Annette Whitney, b. ca. 1857, Biddeford, ME; m. 29 Dec 1897, Boston, MA, Frank G. Cressey, b. ca. 1868, Haverhill, MA, son of Benjamin G. and Sarah F. (-----) Cressey.[3]

Census

207 208 Jesse Whitney 29 M - Blacksmith Me. Rebecca " 33 F - " Lucy " 3 F - " Attended school Charles " 1 M - " Attended school Charity " 69 F - " Attended school

64 65 Jesse Whitney 39 M - Blacksmith $200 $75 Maine Rebecca " 42 F - " Lucy " 12 " - " Attended school Chas. " 10 M - " Attended school Horace " 8 M - Maine Attended school Mary E. " 6 F - " Attended school Ninette " 3 " - "

761 852 Whitney, Jessie 45 M W Blacksmith $1500 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Rebecca 50 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Mary E. 17 F W At home Maine Attended school -----, Annette 13 F W Attends school Maine

  • 1880: not found.

References

  • Census records

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #64349182, Jesse Whitney.

2.^  "Jesse, Mr., and Miss Rebecca Chapman, b. of Biddeford, int. Jul. 24, 1841," according to Beatty, John D., ed., Vital Records of Biddeford, Prior to 1856; Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 28 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 337.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 471, page 329.


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