Family:Whitney, Joseph (1776-1870)

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Joseph6 Whitney (Isaac5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Isaac5 Whitney and Mary (Crockett) Whitney, was born 26 Aug 1776, Gorham, ME,[1] and died 3 May 1870, Standish, ME, aged 93 of marasmus.[2] He is buried in the Dolloff Road Cemetery in Standish, ME.

He married, 2 Aug 1801, Gorham, ME, Mary Freeman,[3] perhaps daughter of Nathaniel and Mary (Chase) Freeman. If so, she was born 10 Jan 1778, Gorham, ME. She is buried in the Dolloff Road Cemetery in Standish, ME. Her tombstone inscription says she was born 24 Dec 1776, and died 24 Jul 1864.

Children of Joseph6 and Mary (Freeman) Whitney, probably incomplete:

i. Vrania7 Whitney, b. 7 May 1802, Gorham, ME.[4]
ii. Isaac Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1817; m. Mary Ann Dyer.

Census

138 149 Joseph Whitney 73 M - Farmer $1500 Maine Mary " 71 F - " Isaac " 33 M - Farmer " Mary A. " 28 F - " Mary E. " 10/12 F - "

160 168 Joseph Whitney 83 M - Farmer $2000 $200 Maine Mary " 81 F - " Mary A. " 38 F - Seamstress " Mary E. " 10 F - " Attended school Howard " 5 M - " Attended school

References

1.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Isaac and Mary, [born] Aug. 26, 1776," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

2.^  1870 Mortality Schedule.

3.^  "Joseph [Whitney] Jr., and Mary Freeman, [married] Aug. 2, 1801," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

4.^  "Vrania [Whitney], d. Joseph, Jr., and Mary, [born] May 7, 1802," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).


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