Family:Whitney, Ebenezer (1749-a1790)

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Ebenezer5 Whitney (Amos4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Amos4 and Sarah (Payne) Whitney, was born 30 Dec 1749, York, ME.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 1779, Buxton, ME, for him and "widow" Sarah (Rounds) Thompson, both "of Buxton".[2] He married, 25 Nov 1779, Buxton, ME, "widow" Sarah (Rounds) Thompson,[3] daughter of Samuel and Mary (Young) Rounds of Buxton, ME. She was born about 1740, and died 1 Nov 1824, Buxton, ME.[4]

Sarah Rounds had married firstly, 3 Jan 1760, York, ME, Samuel Thompson. They had eight children:

Children of Samuel and Sarah (Rounds) Thompson:

i. Hannah Thompson, b. ca. 1760; m. Samuel6 Whitney.
ii. Theodore Thompson, b. ca. 1763.
iii. Samuel Thompson, b. ca. 1765.
iv. Ezra Thompson, b. ca. 1766.
v. Dorcas Thompson.
vi. Elizabeth "Betty" Thompson.
vii. Phinehas Thompson.
viii. Tabitha Thompson.

Children of Ebenezer5 and widow Sarah (Rounds)(Thompson) Whitney:

i. Jacob6 Whitney, b. say 1785; m. Abigail Moses.
ii. Jane Whitney.



  • Bragdon, Lester MacKenzie, and Frost, John E., Vital Records of York, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1992).
  • York County, ME Probate 16382, 15:97; Samuel Rounds of Buxton, York Co., Maine
  • Buxton, Maine, Vital Records

1.^  "Ebenezer Whitney born Decemr. 30. 1749," according to Lester MacKenzie Bragdon and John E. Frost, Vital Records of York, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, 1992).

2.^  "Ebenezer Whitney and Sarah Thompson, both of Buxton, pub. 1779," according to Buxton, Maine, Vital Records.

3.^  "1779, Nov. 25. - [married] Ebenezer Whitney & widow Sarah Thompson both of Buxton," according to Buxton, Maine, Vital Records.

4.^  "Widow Whitney, mother of Jacob Whitney, d. 1 Nov 1824," according to Buxton, Maine, Vital Records.

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