Family:Whitney, Ebenezar (1805-1850)

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Ebenezar7 Whitney, Jr. (Ebenezer6, Samuel5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ebenezer6 and Mehitable (Robinson) Whitney, was born 28 Apr 1805, Litchfield, ME,[1], and died 13 Sep 1850, aged 45 years 3 months. He was buried in Bolster's Mills Cemetery, Harrison, ME.[2]

He married, int. 30 Dec 1831, cert. 16 Jan 1832, Harrison, ME, Ann Jumper, both of Harrison.[3] She was born about 1810, ME, and died after 1850. She may be the Ann Jumper, daughter of Daniel and Mary (Leach) Jumper, born 9 May 1799 Poland, ME.

On 1 Mar 1830, Harrison, ME, he was chosen surveyor of highways.[4]

Children of Ebenezar7 and Ann (Jumper) Whitney:

i. (son)8 Whitney, b. say 1833; deduced from 1840 census; not in family 1850.
ii. Mary Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1835; d. 11 Nov 1858, aged 23 years; bur. Bolster's Mills Cemetery, Harrison, ME.[5]
iii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 1835-1840; deduced from 1840 census; not in family 1850.
iv. Almira Whitney, b. ca. 1838; d. aft. 1850.
v. (son) Whitney, b. 1835-1840; deduced from 1840 census; possibly the same as Moses T. Libby, b. 1840, ME, in the family in 1850.
vi. Jacob J. Whitney, b. ca. Sep 1842; d. 7 Jan 1859, aged 16 years 4 months; bur. Bolster's Mills Cemetery, Harrison, ME.[6]


719 725 Ann Whitney 40 F - Maine Mary M. Whitney 4 F - do Attended school Almira Whitney 12 F - do Attended school Moses T. Libby 10 M - do Attended school Jacob Whitney 8 M - do Attended school

  • 1860: not found.


  • Census records.

1.^  "Ebenezar Whitney, s. of Ebenezer Whitney and Mehitable, b. 28 Apr 1805," according to Litchfield, Maine, Vital Records.

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #194378332, Ebenezer Whitney [sic].

3.^  Harrison, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  Harrison, Maine, Vital Records.

5.^  Find A Grave Memorial #194378397, Mary Ann Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave Memorial #194378446, Jacob J. Whitney.

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