Family:Whitney, Edmund (1799-a1850)

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Edmund6 Whitney (Joseph5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Joseph5 and Betty (Phinney) Whitney, was born 7 Dec 1799, Gorham, ME,[1] and died after 1850, and probably before 1860, Jacksonville, FL.

He married, 5 Jun 1838, Telfair Co., GA, Mary McLean. She was born about 1814, SC, and died after 1860.

Children of Edmund6 and Mary (McLean) Whitney:

i. Joseph Allen7 Whitney, b. ca. 1839-1840, Telfair Co., GA; not in family in 1860.


25 25 Edmund Whitney 55 M Surveyor 500 ME Mary " 36 F SC Joseph Allen " 10 M GA Catherine McRony 19 F GA

Name of Slave Owner: Edmund Whitney Number of Slaves: 1 Age: 12 Sex: F Color: B

181 189 Mary Whitney 46 F - Seamstress 500 --- S.C.

  • 1860, son Joseph not found.
  • 1870, widow Mary and son Joseph not found.


  • Census records

1.^  "Edmund [Whitney], s. Joseph and Betty (Phinney), [born] Dec. 7, 1799," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

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