Family:Whitney, Abel (s1815-a1840)

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Abel Whitney, parentage unknown, was born say 1815, and died after 1840.

He married, before 1837, Sally -----.

Children of Abel and Sally (-----) Whitney:

i. Lucena E. Whitney, b. ca. 1837, Whitingham, VT; "of Whitingham, VT" m. 6 Jul 1867, Clarksburg, MA, William Bates of Clarksburg, MA, b. ca. 1821, Colchester, VT, son of Jacob and Louisania (-----) Bates.[1]
ii. Lewis A. Whitney, b. ca. 1839, Halifax, VT; d. 6 Jan 1863, Halifax, VT, aged 23 years 4 months, of chronic diarrhea contracted in army; farmer; unmarried.[2]


Not found in any census record.


  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 199, page 38.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954, at

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