Family:Whitney, Solomon (1780-1866)

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Solomon6 Whitney (Joseph5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Joseph5 and Mehitable (Stevens) Whitney, was born 23 Jun 1780, Gorham, ME,[1] and died 7 Dec 1866, Troy, Waldo Co., ME.[2]

He married (intentions 13 Feb 1808, Gorham, ME), Phebe Gilkey, daughter of Joseph and Phebe (Larrabee) Gilkey. She was born 3 Jun 1782, Gorham, ME, and died after 1860, and probably before 1870. She may be the "Old Mrs. Whitney" who died 18 Nov 1862, Troy, ME.[3] Phebe is the sister of the Samuel Gilkey who married Betty (Betsey) Whitney, the dau. of Joseph5 and Betty (Phinney) Whitney.

Children of Solomon6 and Phebe (Gilkey) Whitney:

i. Mary Eliza7 Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1809, Troy, ME;[4] m. 10 or 11 Dec 1834, Troy, ME, Charles Green, "both of Troy",[5] b. 18 Aug 1808, Troy, ME. Both Charles and Mary Eliza died in Troy, ME, he on 27 May 1858, and she on 14 Dec 1894. They had four children, all born in Troy.
ii. Joseph Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1813, Unity, ME;[6] d. 26 Feb 1891.
iii. William G. Whitney, b. 21 May 1815, Unity, ME;[7] m.(1) Esther Chase; m.(2) Sarah E. (Carr) Newcomb.
iv. James Whitney, b. 7 May 1818, Unity, ME;[8] m. Adeline Hamilton.
v. Lemuel Bartlett Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1821, Troy, ME;[9] m. Sarah P. Miller.
vi. Abner Knowles Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1822, Unity, ME;[10] d. 4 Aug 1829, Troy, ME.[11]
vii. Elizabeth S. Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1826, Troy, ME;[12] d. 19 Feb 1893; m. 13 Dec 1851, Burnham or Troy, ME, Samuel Conner.[13]

Census

137 141 Wm. Whitney 35 M - Farmer $1500 Maine Esther " 32 F - " Soloman " 70 M - " " Phebe Whitney 68 F - Maine Joseph " 33 M - Joiner " Elizabeth " 24 F - " Sarah " 11 F - " Attended school Sercura Grislan 28 M - Trader " Married in year George " 20 M - Pedler "

84 86 Wm. G. Whitney 45 M - Farmer Maine Esther " 42 F - " Chas. " 11 M - " Solomon " 80 M - Shoe Maker " Phebe " 78 F - " Joseph " 46 M - Hs. Carpenter " Sarah J. Dyer 20 F - School Teacher "

199 205 Green, Abner C. 33 M W Farmer $3000 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary 61 F W Keeping house " Whitney, Wm. 17 M W Servant " -----, Joseph 63 M W H'e Carpenter " Male citizen over 21

James L. MERRICK 35 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Susan H. MERRICK 32 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Minnie M. MERRICK 9 Dau F S W ME ME ME Nellie M. MERRICK 7 Dau F S W ME ME ME Herbert J. MERRICK 4 Son M S W ME ME ME Frank L. MERRICK 3 Son M S W ME ME ME Isora L. MERRICK 22 Sis F S W ME School Teacher ME ME Joseph WHITNEY 63 Oth M S W ME House Carpenter --- --- James MADDEN 23 Oth M S W CAN Farm Laborer CAN CAN

References

  • D.A.R., Maine GRC, 1941, S2, V10: Bible Record of Charles & Mary Green

1.^  "Solomon [Whitney], s. Joseph and Mehitable (Stevens), [born] June 23, 1780," 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.^  "Solomon [Whitney], d. 7 Dec 1866," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

3.^  "----- [Whitney], "Old Mrs.", d. 18 Nov 1862," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

4.^  "Mary Eliza [Whitney], d. Solomon and Phebe, 2 Feb 18[--], in Gorham," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

5.^  "Charles Green and Mary Whitney, both of Troy, 11 December 1834 in Troy by Samuel Nutt," according to Mosher and Maresh, eds., Marriage Records of Waldo County, Maine prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press). Also, "Mary E. [Whitney], Miss, and Mr. Charles Green, b. of Troy, int. 13 Nov 1834, cert. 26 Nov 1834, m. 10 Dec 1834, at house of Solomon Whitney, by Samuel Nutt," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

6.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Solomon and Phebe, b. 29 June 1813, in [-----]," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

7.^  "William [Whitney], s. Solomon and Phebe, b. 21 May 1815," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

8.^  "James [Whitney], s. Solomon and Phebe, b. 7 May 1818," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

9.^  "Lemuel Bartlett [Whitney], s. Solomon and Phebe, b. 31 Dec 1821," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

10.^  "Abner Knowles [Whitney], s. Solomon and Phebe, b. 20 Jun 1822," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

11.((note|11}} "Abner [Whitney], s. Solomon and Phebe, d. 4 Aug 1829," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

12.^  "Elizabeth [Whitney], d. Solomon and Phebe, [born] 27 Aug 1826," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

13.^  "Elizabeth S. [Whitney], Miss, and Mr. Samuel Conner, b. of Troy, int. 22 Oct 1851, cert. 10 Dec 1851, m. 13 Dec 1851, in Burnham, by Tobias Lord," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).


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