Family:Whitney, Nathan (1768-1848)

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Nathan5 Whitney (Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Benjamin4 and Mercy (Hinckley) Whitney, was born circa 1768, and died Sep 1849 (according to Pierce), but "Dea." died 23 Nov 1848, aged 77 years.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 25 Dec 1793, Lisbon, ME, or Topsham, ME, for him and his first wife Sarah Godfrey, both "of Little River".[2] Marriage intentions were published 25 Dec 1793, Topsham, ME, for him and his first wife Salley Godfrey, "both of Little River".[3] She was born say 1773 at probably Lisbon Falls, ME, and died 21 Mar 1827, Lisbon, ME, or 22 Mar 1827, Augusta, ME, aged 53 years.[4]

Marriage intentions were published 14 Jun 1828, Augusta, ME, for him and his second wife Fannie P. Shepherd "of Hallowell".[5] He married secondly, 29 Jun 1828, Hallowell, ME, Fannie P. Shephard.[6] She was born circa 1800, probably Hallowell, ME. She "Mrs." married secondly, 10 Mar 1850, Augusta, ME, Charles Booker.[7]

Pierce says the following:[8]

He was a farmer.

Children of Nathan5 and Sarah (Godfrey) Whitney were as follows:

i. Abiezar Holbrook6 Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1794, Lisbon, ME, or Bowdoin, ME, m.(1) Betsy White; m.(2) Mrs. Susan Eaton.
ii. John Godfrey Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1798, Lisbon, ME; m. Mary Allen.
iii. Bathsheba Whitney, b. 30 Jan 1800, Lisbon, Maine; d. 15 Mar 1885, or 15 Mar 1895; m. (int. 9 Jun 1842, Gardiner, ME[9]) 23 Jun 1842, Augusta or Gardiner, ME, David Hamlin,[10] b. 23 Mar 1789, China, ME, d. 13 Feb 1862.
iv. Rebecca S. Whitney, b. 1801, Lisbon, Maine; m. "of Augusta" (int. 8 Sep 1820, Augusta, ME[11] and 9 Sep 1820, Gardiner, ME[12]) 9 Sep 1820, Gardiner, ME, Robert Gould "of Gardiner", b. 1796, d. 1835.
v. Otis Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1802; m.(1) Nancy -----; m.(2) Sarah Catherine Jackson.
vi. Thankful Whitney, b. 6 Jun 1806, Lisbon, ME;[13] m. 30 Nov 1826, Gardiner[14] or Augusta, ME, John Kimball.[15] 8 children b. Augusta, ME.
vii. Elias Scott Whitney, b. 1809, Lisbon, ME; m. Sarah Godfrey.
viii. Hannah Whitney, b. circa 1811, prob. Lisbon Falls, ME; d. 30 Mar 1865; m. 9 Mar 1831, Gardiner or Augusta, ME, William Thomas Folsom,[16] b. 21 Jul 1807, Mount Vernon, ME, d. 6 Jan 1883, Augusta, ME.
ix. Calvin C. Whitney, b. circa 1813, prob. Lisbon Falls, ME; m.(1) Belsirah -----; m.(2) Harriet Maria (Kelly) Butler.
x. Celinda Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1818, Litchfield, ME;[17] m. (int. Feb. 11, 1838, Augusta, ME[18]) 27 Feb 1838, Augusta, ME, Seth P. Bragdon.

Children of Nathan5 and Fannie D. (Shephard) Whitney, all born Augusta, ME:

xi. Sarah Elizabeth6 Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1829, Augusta, ME;[19] d. 4 Jun 1900, Worcester, MA, aged 71 years 2 months 13 days, of eczema, heart failure, and dropsy;[20] m. 20 Jun 1859, Boston, MA, Luther Stone,of Sterling, a miller, b. ca. 1827, Auburn, MA, son of John and Pamelia (-----) Whitney.[21]
xii. Nathan Franklin Whitney, b. 10 Apr 1831;[22] m. before 1870, Mary F. -----.
xiii. Ruel William Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1836;[23] m. before 1870, Amanda -----.

Census

587 792 Charles Booker 56 M - Laborer Me. Married in year Fanny Booker 50 F - Me. Married in year Sarah E. Whitney 19 F - Me. Nathan Whitney 18 M - Laborer Me. Ruel W. Whitney 13 M - Me. Attended school James Booker 25 M - Laborer Me. {George A. W. Booker 23 M - Laborer Me. {Charles A. T. Booker 23 M - Laborer Me. Lydia Booker 20 F - Me. William Booker 18 M - Sailor Me. Orren Booker 16 M - None Me. Attended school Andrew Pike 30 M - Laborer Me. Amos Perry 23 M - Laborer Me. Timothy Littlefield 96 M - None Me.

References

1.^  "Dea. Nathan [Whitney], [died] Nov. 23, 1848, a. 77. gy. 1," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 467-468.

2.^  Source

3.^  "Nathan [Whitney], and Salley Godfray, both of Little River, int. Dec. 25, 1793," according to Hill, Mary P., ed., Vital Records of Topsham, to the Year 1892 (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., [1929] 1996).

4.^  "Sarah [Whitney], w. Nathan, [died] March 22, 1827, a. 53. gy. 1," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 467-468.

5.^  "Nathan [Whitney] and Fanny P. Shepherd of Hallowell, [intentions] June 14, 1828," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

6.^  "Nathan [Whitney] of Augusta and Fanny P. Shepard, [married] June 29, 1828," according to Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Maine Historical Society, 1924).

7.^  "Mrs. Fanny [Whitney] and Charles Booker, [married] March 10, 1850," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

8.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 118.

9.^  "Bethsheba [Whitney], and David Hamlin, int. June 5, 1842. [m. June 22, Augusta Record]," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914).

10.^  "Bathsheba [Whitney] of Gardiner and David Hamlen of Vassalboro, [married] Jan. 23, 1842," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

11.^  "Rebecca [Whitney] and Robert Gould of Gardiner, [intentions] Sept. 8, 1820," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

12.^  "Rebecca [Whitney], of Augusta, and Robert Gould, int. Sept. 9, 1820," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914).

13.^  "Thankful [Whitney], [born] in Lisbon, June 7, 1806," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. I, p. 154.

14.^  "Thankful [Whitney], of Augusta, and John Kimball, [married] Nov. 30, 1826," according to Henry Sewall Webster, ed., Vital Records of Gardiner, Maine to the Year 1892 (Gardiner, ME: The Reporter-Journal Press, 1914).

15.^  "Thankful [Whitney] and John Whitney, [married] Nov. 30, 1826. [Int. John Kimball.]," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

16.^  "Hannah and Wm. T. Folsom, March 9, 1831," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

17.^  "Celinda Whitney, d. of Nathan Whitney and Sarah, b. 28 Jul 1817," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

18.^  "Celinda [Whitney] and Seth P. Bragdon, [intentions] Feb. 11, 1838," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. II, pp. 196-197.

19.^  "Sarah Elizabeth [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Fanny Shepherd, March 20, 1829," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. I, p. 154.

20.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 506, page 554.

21.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 128, page 60.

22.^  "Nathan Franklin [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Fanny Shepherd, April 10, 1831," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. I, p. 154.

23.^  "Reuel Williams [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Fanny Shepherd, Oct. 16, 1836," according to Ethel Colby Conant, Vital records of Augusta, Maine, to the year 1892, (Maine Historical Society, 1934), vol. I, p. 154.


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