Family:Whitney, John Chadbourn (1816-1875)

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John Chadbourn7 Whitney (Robinson6, Amos5, Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Robinson6 and Elsie (Chadbourne)(Sherbourne) Whitney, was born 26 May 1816, Newburgh, ME (recorded in Dixmont, ME),[1] and died 5 Dec 1875, Dixmont, ME.

He married, 14 Apr 1846, Penobscot Co., ME, Mary S. Folsom, daughter of Benjamin and Sarah (Chadbourn) Folsom. She was born 26 Jun 1822, Newburgh, ME (recorded in Dixmont, ME),[2] and died 1 Mar 1896, prob. Dixmont, ME.

John was a farmer, and resided in Newburgh and Dixmont, ME.

Both John and Mary are buried in the Bean Cemetery in Dixmont, ME. John's grave marker says he died on 1 December or 4 December 1875, but his probate record indicates he died on 5 December 1875. Mary is found in some records as Mary A. Folsom or Fulsom.

Children of John Chadbourn7 and Mary S. (Folsom) Whitney:

i. Benjamin R.8 Whitney, b. 3 Nov 1847, Newburgh, ME (recorded in Dixmont, ME);[3] d. after 1870.
ii. Cyrus Whitney, b. ca. 1849, prob. Newburgh, ME; not found after 1850.
iii. Agnes M. Whitney, b. 23 Nov 1848 (but not in 1850 census), Newburgh, ME (recorded in Dixmont, ME);[4] d. 24 Apr 1875, Dixmont, ME; m. 2 Aug 1871, Newport, ME, Sylvanus Otis Hussey, b. 31 Jul 1846, Newburgh, ME,[5] d. 21 Dec 1873, Newburgh, ME. Children:
a. Fred L. O. Hussey, b. 12 Sep 1873, Dixmont, ME.[6] Fred received benefit from his father's pension as a Civil War veteran.
iv. Sarah H. Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1851, Newburgh, ME (recorded in Dixmont, ME);[7] d. after 1900, then unmarried.
v. Elsie E. Whitney, b. 5 Feb 1853, Newburgh, ME (recorded in Dixmont, ME);[8] m. 31 Mar 1874, Dixmont, ME, Lewis H. Stevens "both of Dixmont".[9]

Census

649 651 Robinson Whitney 65 M - Farmer $1000 Me. Eley Whitney 72 F - Me. John C. " 34 M - Labourer Me. Mary " 28 F - Me. Amos " 31 M - Merchant Me. Benjamin " 2 M - Me. Cyrus " 1 M - Me.

396 388 John C. Whitney 44 M - Farmer $1800 $750 Maine Mary F. " 38 F - " Benjamin R. " 12 M - " Attended school Agnes " 11 F - " Attended school Sarah H. " 9 F - " Attended school Elsie " 7 F - " Attended school Robinson " 76 M - "

33 35 Whitny, John C. 54 M W Farmer $4000 $820 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary S. 47 F W Keeping house Maine -----, Benjamin R. 22 M W Farmer Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Agnes M. 21 F W Maine Attended school -----, Sarah H. 19 F W Maine Attended school -----, Elsie E. 17 F W Maine Attended school Porter, John C. 53 M W $7000 Maine Male citizen over 21

Mary S. WHITNEY 57 Self F W W ME Keeping House ME ME Sarah H. WHITNEY 28 Dau F S W ME At Home ME ME Fred L. O. HUZZY 6 GSon M S 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

  • Abstracts of Penobscot Co., ME, Probate Records, edited by Ruth Gray

1.^  "26 May 1816, John C. Whitney born Newburgh, Farmer," 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.^  "26 June 1822, Mary S. Whitney [wife of John C., born]," 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.^  "3 November 1847, Benjamin R. Whitney [child of John C. and Mary S., born]," 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).

4.^  "23 November 1848, Agnes M. Whitney [child of John C. and Mary S., born]," 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.^  "31 July 1846 [born] in Newburgh, S. Otis Hussey, Teacher. Father: Joaue (?) Hussey," 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.^  "12 September 1873 [born] in Dixmont, Fred L. O. Hussey," 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).

7.^  "1 August 1851, Sarah H. Whitney [child of John C. and Mary S., born]," 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).

8.^  "5 February 1853, Elsie E. Whitney [child of John C. and Mary S., born]," 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).

9.^  "14 August 1873, Lewis H. Stevens and Elsie E. Whitney, both of Dixmont, 31 March 1874, Dixmont, by Charles Rigby, Minister of the Gospel, Cert. 21 February 1874," 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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