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Aaron Whitney (1741 - 1815)

Aaron Whitney
Born in Biddeford, York, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 19 Sep 1764 in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Alfred, York, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 May 2011
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Aaron Whitney was born on 7 June 1741 in York, Maine. His parents were Nathaniel Whitney and Hannah (Day) Whitney[1].

He married Jane "Jenny" McLellan. They had ten children[1]:

1. Hannah, born 20 Jul 1766
2. Annah, born 18 Oct 1767
3. Samuel, born 22 May 1769; died 1773[2]
4. Jenny, born 10 May 1771; married David Johnson
5. Sarah, born 8 Jun 1773
6. Susanna, born 16 Feb 1775; married James Merrill
7. Tabitha, born 16 May 1777
8. Miriam, born 16 May 1777
9. Betsey, born 7 May 1780
10. Silas

Aaron and his family joined the Shaker Movement sometime after 1780, relocating to Alfred, Maine. Aaron passed away there on 19 June 1815[1].


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 McLellan, Hugh Davis. History of Gorham, Maine. Portland, Maine: Smith & Sale, 1903. Page 828.
  2. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 October 2017), Aaron Whitney in entry for Samuel Whitney, Death 11 Aug 1773; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 1,205,256.

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