Family:Whitney, Joseph (1782-1860)

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Joseph6 Whitney (Nathan5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan5 and Patience (Barnard) Whitney, was born 17 Feb 1782, Jonesboro, ME, and died Sep 1860, Jonesboro, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 19 Mar 1803, Columbia, ME, for him and Mary Libby.[1] He married firstly, 5 Jun 1803, Jonesboro, ME, Mary C. Libby, daughter of Reuben and Rebecca (Westcott) Libby. She was born 28 Jan 1782, Jonesboro, ME, and died 23 Oct 1822, Jonesboro, ME.

He married secondly, 2 Oct 1823, Jonesboro, ME, Rebecca Libby "both of Jonesboro",[2] daughter of Reuben and Rebecca (Westcott) Libby. She was born 22 Dec 1777, and died 25 Jun 1868, Jonesboro, ME.

Children of Joseph6 and Mary C. (Libby) Whitney, all born Jonesboro, ME:

i. Ruth Ruggles7 Whitney, b. 3 Apr 1805; d. 25 Sep 1888, Whitneyville, ME; m.(1) 5 Jun 1823, Jonesboro, ME, Chandler R. Drisko; m.(2) Thomas G. Watts.
ii. Rebecca Weston Whitney, b. 29 Sep 1807; m. Nathan7 Whitney, q.v.
iii. John Haskell Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1810; m. Clarissa B. Meserve.
iv. George Russell Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1813; m. Martha Noyes.
v. Eunice Kilton Whitney, b. 3 Jun 1816; m.(1) David Kelley Noyes; m.(2) Sylvanus Jenkins, Jr.
vi. Ephraim B. Whitney, b. 2 Apr 1819; m.(1) Elizabeth N. Wakefield; m.(2) Elizabeth (Sohier) Bodnahan.
vii. Mary Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1822; m.(1) 9 Jun 1844, Jonesboro, ME, Ephraim Whitney Corthell, son of Daniel and Mary Ann7 (Whitney) Corthell; m.(2) 19 Mar 1864, Jonesboro, ME, James Parker Lawrence, b. 1825, Cherryfield, ME, son of Aaron and Lucy Hope (Leighton) Lawrence.

Joseph6 and Rebecca (Libby) Whitney had no known children.

Census

50 56 Ephriam Cotherill 28 M - Farmer $500 Maine Mary " 28 F - " Daniel D. " 2 M - " Joseph Whitney 64 M - " " Rebecca " 72 F - "

79 79 Ephraim Cortnell 38 M - Farmer $1000 $630 Maine Mary Cortnell 38 F - [Maine] Daniel Cortnell 12 M W [Maine] Attended school Phebe A. " 8 F - [Maine] Attended school Ephraim W. " 8/12 M - [Maine] Joseph Whitney 77 M - [Maine] Rebecca " 82 F - [Maine]

References

1.^  "Whitney Joseph and Mary Libby of PI. 22 int 19 Mar 1803," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Whitney Joseph and Rebecca Libby both of Jonesboro mar yr previous to 4-18-1824," according to Columbia, Maine, Vital Records.


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