Family:Whitney, Simeon (1799-1884)

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Simeon7 Whitney (Nathaniel6, Abel5, Naham4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathaniel6 and Zilpah (Martin) Whitney, was born 12 Apr 1799, Standish, ME,[1], was baptized 5 Dec 1816, Standish, ME,[2] and died 8 Sep 1873 [per Pierce], or 4 Dec 1884, Harrison, ME, aged 85 years, 8 months.[3] He was buried in Center Cemetery, Harrison, ME.

Marriage intentions were published 10 Nov 1824, for him "of Hiram" and Joanna Shaw "of Standish".[4] He "of Hiram" married, 2 Dec 1824, Standish, ME, Joanna Shaw "of Standish",[5] daughter of Ebenezer and Salome (Green) Shaw. She was born 3 Oct 1803, Standish, ME, and died 4 Dec 1884 [per Pierce], or 8 Sep 1873, Harrison, ME, aged 73 years.[6] She was buried in Center Cemetery, Harrison, ME.

He resided Standish and Harrison, ME.

Children of Simeon7 and Joanna (Shaw) Whitney:

i. Marshall Spring8 Whitney, b. 21 Aug 1825; m. Sarah M. Wentworth.
ii. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1827; m. Seth Kneeland; resided Harrison, ME.
iii. Harriett Whitney, b. 6 May 1829; d. 1830.
iv. Albion Whitney, b. 29 Mar 1831; d. 1831.
v. Rhoda E. Whitney, b. 18 Jun 1832; d. Feb 1834.
vi. Alonzo Whitney, b. 28 Mar 1836; d. 20 Dec 1858, WI, aged 21 years; bur. Center Cemetery, Harrison, ME.[7]
vii. Lovina A. Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1838; d. 26 Mar 1860,[8] aged 22 years 14 days; bur. Center Cemetery, Harrison, ME.[9]

Notes

Notice that Simeon is found in the 1880 census, widowed, while Joanna is not. A possible explanation is that their death dates were reversed by Pierce.

Census

548 559 Simeon Whitney 51 M - Cooper $500 Maine Joana Whitney 46 F - do Marshal Whitney 23 M - Farmer do Mary J. Whitney 22 F - do Alonzo Whitney 14 M - do Attended school Levina Whitney 12 F - do Attended school

501 499 Simeon Whitney 61 M - Cooper $500 $140 Standish Me. Joanna " 57 F - Wife " " Marshal S. " 35 M - Cooper $260 Hiram "

38 39 Whitney, Simeon 71 M W Farmer & Cooper $500 $100 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Joanna 64 F W Keeping House Maine

Marshal WHITNEY 54 Self M M W ME Cooper ME ME Sarah WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Anville L. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Simeon WHITNEY 81 Fath M W W ME At Home ME ME Polly M. WENTWORTH 77 MotL F W W NH At Home NH NH

References

1.^  "Simeon [Whitney], s. of Nathaniel and Zilpah, b. 12 April 1799," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  "Simeon [Whitney], s. Nathaniel and Zilpha Whitney, bapt. Dec. 5, 1816, by Dr. Deane," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  "Simeon [Whitney], of Hiram, and Joanna Shaw of Standish, [intentions] filed 10 Nov 1824," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  "Simeon [Whitney], of Hiram, and Joanna Shaw of Standish, m. 2 Dec 1824 by Rev William Thompson," according to Standish, Maine, Vital Records.

6.^  Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

7.^  Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, at FamilySearch.org.

8.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.

9.^  Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, at FamilySearch.org.


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