Family:Whitney, Nathaniel (1709-1804)

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Nathaniel4 Whitney (Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathaniel3 and Sarah (Ford) Whitney, was born 12 Dec 1709, York, ME,[1] and died 1804.

Nathaniel married, 3 Jan 1733/4, Wells, ME, Hannah Day, daughter of Joseph and Patience (Hilton) Day. She was born 8 Aug 1714, Gloucester, MA.

Pierce says the following:[2]

He was a native of York, Me., and one of the first settlers in Gorham. Was an elder in the church and a prominent and influential citizen, and much employed in town affairs, and a leader in religious matters. He was many times on important committees in the Revolutionary days. He was a man of unquestioned integrity. Abel and Nathaniel WHITNEY witnessed will of Elias PERRY, at York, in 1735.

Pierce conflates him and his brother Nathan4 Whitney.

Nathaniel Whitney was a church member in Biddeford before 1742.[3] Hannah Whitney was also a church member in Biddeford before 1742.[4] Nathaniel Whitney was dismissed from the Biddeford church.[5] Hannah Whitney was dismissed from the Biddeford church.[6]

Children of Nathaniel4and Hannah (Day) Whitney:

i. Nathaniel5 Whitney; b. 22 Mar 1734/5, Biddeford, ME;[7] m. 15 Sep 1757, Susanna5 Whitney, daughter of Samuel4 and Lydia (Spooner) Whitney; marriage intentions for him "of Gorham" and Susanna Whitney "of Brunswick" were published 27 Sep 1757, Falmouth, ME. He lived in 1763 at Gorham, ME, called "Jr."
ii. Hannah Whitney; b. 15 Nov 1736, Biddeford, ME;[8] m.(1) Joseph Hamblen; m.(2) Moses Fowler; m.(3) Andrew Cobb.
iii. Moses Whitney; b. 17 Mar 1739, Biddeford, ME;[9] m.(1) Susanna Crockett; m.(2) Mary Page; m.(3) Abigail (Skillings) Kimball.
iv. Nathan Whitney; b. 1740.
v. Aaron Whitney; b. 7 Jun 1741, Biddeford, ME;[10] m. Jane McLellan.
vi. Miriam Whitney; b. 15 Jan 1742/3, Biddeford, ME.[11]
vii. Tabitha Whitney; b. 25 May 1746, Kittery, ME; m. John Watson.
viii. Patience Whitney; b. 11 May 1748, Biddeford, ME;[12] m.(1) Edward Thomas; m.(2) Coleman Phinney Watson.
ix. Hepsibah Whitney; b. 29 Aug 1750, Biddeford, ME;[13] m. Nathan Freeman.
x. Josiah Whitney; b. 7 Jun 1752, Biddeford, ME;[14] m. Elizabeth Harding.

Census

References

1.^  "Nathaniel Whittny [s. Nathll. and Sarah (Foord)] Borne Decm ye: 12: 1709," according to Lester MacKenzie Bragdon and John E. Frost, Vital Records of York, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, 1992).

2.^  Frederick C. Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635 (Chicago, IL: The Author, 1895), p. 62.

3.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], chh. mem. before 1742, dism.," 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. 47.

4.^  "Hannah [Whitney], chh. mem. before 1742," 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. 48.

5.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], dism.," 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. 51.

6.^  "Hannah [Whitney], dism.," 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. 51.

7.^  "Nathaniel [Whitney], s. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. Mar. 22, 1735," 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. 38.

8.^  "Hannah [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. Nov. 15, 1736," 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. 38.

9.^  "Moses [Whitney], s. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. Mar. 17, 1739," 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. 38.

10.^  "Aaron [Whitney], s. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. Jun. 7, 1741," 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. 38.

11.^  "Miriam [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. Jan. 15, 1743," 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. 39.

12.^  "Patience [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. May 11, 1748," 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. 42.

13.^  "Hepziba [Whitney], d. of Nathaniel and Hannah, b. Aug. 29, 1750," 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. 42.

14.^  "Josiah [Whitney], s. of Nath[anie]l and Hannah, bap. Jun. 7, 1752," 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. 67.


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