Family:Whitney, Mary (1744-a1788)

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Mary5 Whitney (Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), daughter of Abel4 and Mary (Cane) Whitney, was born 5 Oct 1744, York, ME.[1]

Mary married, 24 Oct 1764, Gorham, ME, Samuel Whitmore,[2] son of John and Lydia (Cutter) Whitmore. He was born 4 Jul 1744, Cambridge, MA, and died 21 Dec 1808, Gorham, ME. He was also known as Capt.

Children of Samuel and Mary5 (Whitney) Whitmore, all born Gorham, ME:

i. Lydia Whitmore, b. circa 1765; calculated from age at death; b. 5 Aug 1765; m. 16 Dec 1784 at Gorham, ME, Uriel6 Whitney, son of Abner Whitney and Sarah Hilton; d. 6 Mar 1818 at North Yarmouth, ME, at age 52; aged 52 years; bur. at North Yarmouth, Maine
ii. Mary Whitmore, b. 1 Aug 1767; m. 29 Dec 1785, Gorham, ME, Jacob Haskell.
iii. Dorcas Whitmore, b. Mar 1770; b. 7 Mar 1770, Gorham, ME; d. 18 Nov 1846, Harrison, ME; m. 4 Jan 1789, Berwick, ME, James Hobbs Chadbourne.
iv. John Whitmore, b. 21 Feb 1773; m. 4 Oct 1791, Gorham, ME, June Roberts.
v. Patience Whitmore, b. 8 Sep 1775.
vi. Elizabeth Ross Whitmore, b. 2 May 1777; d. 10 Aug 1808, Gorham, ME; m. 22 Mar 1801, Gorham, ME, Simon Huston.
vii. Samuel Whitmore, b. 25 Apr 1779; d. before 26 Mar 1780.
viii. Samuel Whitmore, b. 26 Mar 1780; d. 27 Aug 1808, Gorham, ME.
ix. Joel Whitmore, b. 15 Dec 1781.
x. Sarah Whitmore, b. 31 Oct 1783; d. 27 Jun 1842, Portland, ME; m. 8 Nov 1812, Gorham, ME, John Woodruff.
She was also known as Sally Whitmore.
xi. Joanna Whitmore, b. 10 Sep 1785; d. 17 Aug 1868; m. 8 Nov 1842, Tinmouth, VT, John Woodruff.
xii. Eunice Whitmore, b. 25 Jun 1788.


1.^  "Mary [blank] born Octr: 5th. 1744," according to Lester MacKenzie Bragdon and John E. Frost, Vital Records of York, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, Maine: Picton Press, 1992).

2.^  "Mary [Whitney] and Samuel Whitmore, [married] Oct. 1764," 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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