Archive:D. A. R. Lineage Books, Volume 12

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Volume 12, page 38

Mrs. Beatrice Larned Whitney.
DAR ID Number: 11097
Born in Michigan.
Wife of Bertram Cecil Whitney.
Descendant of Capt. Simon Larned, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Sylvester Larned and Ellen Lester, his wife.
Granddaughter of Gen. Charles Larned and Sylvia Colt, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Simon Larned and Marion Eastman, his wife.
Simon Larned, 1777, served as adjutant under Col. William Shcpard. He later commanded a company in the Fourth regiment of Continental infantry.
Also Nos. 2392, 9657.


Volume 12, page 87

Mrs. Fanny Robinson Mclaughlen.
DAR ID Number: 11221
Born in New Jersey.
Wife of N. B. McLaughlen.
Descendant of Daniel Whitney, of Connecticut.
Daughter of Hamilton W. Robinson and Emma Whitney, his wife.
Granddaughter of Selleck Whitney and Betsey Knapp, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Daniel Whitney and Hannah Selleck, his wife.
[p.87] Daniel Whitney, 1775, enlisted in Capt. Daniel Waterbury's company, Col. David Waterbury's regiment, and, 1776, served under Capt. Samuel Keeler. He was born at Stamford, 1754, where he died, 1826.


Volume 12, page 128

Miss Delia E. Miller.
DAR ID Number: 11332
Born in Vermont.
Descendant of Capt. William McCune, of Vermont.
Daughter of Chester H. Miller and Mary McCune, his wife.
Granddaughter of John McCune and Sarah Harris, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of William McCune and Elizabeth Whitney, his wife.
William McCune, 1776-78, served as captain in Col. Seth Warner's regiment. He was born in Scotland, 1729, and died, 1807, at West Brattleboro, where he is buried.
Also No. 10262.


Volume 12, page 166

Mrs. Katharine Stevens Billings.
DAR ID Number: 11435
Born in New York.
Wife of Lieut. Col. John S. Billings, U. S. A.
Descendant of Gen. Calcb Hyde, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Hester Lockhart Stevens and Charlotte Sedgwick, his wife.
Granddaughter of Abraham Whitney Sedgwick and Ruth Hyde, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Caleb Hyde and Elizabeth Sacket, his wife.
Caleb Hyde was the delegate from Lenox to the third Provincial Congress, and also served as selectman and in the Assembly. He was major of Berkshire county militia during the Revolution. He died in Broome county, N. Y., 1820 aged eighty-one.


Volume 12, page 213

Mrs. Hattie M. Strong Johnson.
DAR ID Number: 11562
Born in Massachusetts.
Wife of Charles H. Johnson.
Descendant of Jonathan Strong, Jonathan Strong, Jr., David Fowler, Silas Clark and Elias Lyman, all of Massachusetts, Joseph Whitney, of Connecticut.
Daughter of Ebenezer Strong and Rebecca Whitney Clark, his wife.
Granddaughter of Col. Elisha Strong and Mary Fowler, his wife; Levi Clark and Rebecca Whitney, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Jonathan Strong, Jr., and Rachel Lyman, his wife; Joseph Whitney and Mary Lyon, his wife; David Fowler and Polly Rising, his wife; Silas Clark and Elizabeth Strong, his wife;
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Elias Lyman and Hannah Allen, his wife. Jonathan Strong and Elizabeth Clapp, his wife.
See No. 11180.
Jonathan Strong (1708-97) turned out from Northampton, under Capt. Oliver Lyman, at the Bennington Alarm. Jonathan Strong, Jr., (1737-1803), enlisted as a private in Capt. Ebenezer Strong's company, Hampshire regiment.
Joseph Whitney volunteered for the relief of Boston.
David Fowler was drafted from Westfield for Hampshire county militia, in Col. John Moseley's regiment.
Silas Clark, 1778, gave one month's service.


Volume 12, page 214

Mrs. Sophia Miller Alvord.
DAR ID Number: 11563
Born in Massachusetts.
Wife of Whitney F. Alvord.
Descendant of Capt. Ephraim Chapin, Abel Chapin and Medad Edwards, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Capt. Abner Miller and Sophia Warner, his wife.
Granddaughter of Dr. Pearly Warner and Electa Chapin, his wife; Abner Miller and Lois Edwards, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Abel Chapin and Dorcas Chapin (cousins), his wife; and of Medad Edwards.
[p.214] Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Ephraim Chapin and Jemima Chapin (cousins), his wife.
Ephraim Chapin, who had fought in the early wars, served at Ticonderoga, and, 1778, commanded a company in Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regiment. He was born at Chicopee, 1729, where he died, 1805.
Abel Chapin, 1776, enlisted at the age of twenty from Chicopee and served in the Northern Department.
Medad Edwards served as a soldier, and his name is on the tablet at Memorial Hall, Northampton, where he died, 1806, aged eighty.
Also Nos. 9606, 10534.


Volume 12, page 239

Mrs. Emoretta Taft Robertson.
DAR ID Number: 11626
Born in New Hampshire.
Wife of Cadmon Robertson.
Descendant of Gen. Josiah Whitney, Josiah Whitney, Jr., Asa Taft, Corp. Ebenezer Bolton and David Damon, all of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Asa Taft and Nancy Burnap, his wife.
Granddaughter of Capt. Pious Upton Burnap and Sally Whitney, his wife; Nathan Taft and Betsey Bolton, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Josiah Whitney, Jr., and Anna Scollay, his wife; Asa Taft and Molly Stone, his wife; Ebenezer Bolton and Elizabeth Damon, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Josiah Whitney and Sarah Farr, his first wife; David Damon and Esther Goving, his wife.
Josiah Whitney, who had served in the early wars, commanded a company, 1775, and a regiment at the siege of [p.239] Boston, the Burgoyne campaign and the expedition to Rhode Island. He was promoted brigadier general at the close of the war. He died at Ashby, 1806, aged seventy-five.
Josiah Whitney, Jr., served under his father during the Revolution. He was born at Harvard, 1753, and died at Nelson, N. H., 1827.
Asa Taft served as a minute man from Westminster at the Lexington Alarm in Col. Asa Whitcomb's regiment.
Ebenezer Bolton was at Bunker Hill and served until the evacuation of Boston. He re nlisted for the defense of Bennington under Capt. Elisha Jackson.
David Damon was a minute man from Reading.


Volume 12, page 239

Miss Nancy Marietta Taft.
DAR ID Number: 11627
Born in Massachusetts.
Descendant of Gen. Josiah Whitney, Josiah Whitney, Jr., Asa Taft, Corp. Ebenezer Bolton and David Damon.
Daughter of Asa Taft and Nancy Burnap, his wife.
Also No. 11626.


Volume 12, page 328

Mrs. May St. Clair Whitney Emerson.
DAR ID Number: 11879
Born in New York.
Wife of Nathaniel Waldo Emerson, M. D.
Descendant of Sergt. James Saint Clair, of New Hampshire.
Daughter of Levi Saint Clair Whitney and Clarissa Jones, his wife.
Granddaughter of Hezekiah Whitney and Mary Saint Clair, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of James Saint Clair and Sarah Hunt, his wife.
James Saint Clair served with the Whitcomb Rangers and in the Continental army. He fought in many battles and received a badge of merit for six years' service in the war. He was born at Exeter, 1756, and died at Albion, N. Y., 1826.


Volume 12, page 329

Miss Jennie R. Holmes.
DAR ID Number: 11881
Born in Illinois.
Descendant of Maj. John Buttrick, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Dr. Edward Lorenzo Holmes and Paula V. Wieser, his wife.
[p.329] Granddaughter of Edward Bailey Holmes and Caroline Buttrick, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Horatio Gates Buttrick and Nancy Whitney, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of John Buttrick and Abigail Jones, his wife.
John Buttrick led the militia in the first forcible resistance to British arms and commanded his company, "Fire, fellow soldiers, for God's sake, fire.ö The battle of Concord was fought on his farm, where now stands the monument of the "Minute Man,ö bearing on its base "Here the embattled farmers stood and fired the shot heard round the world.ö He was born at Concord, 1731, and died there 1791.
Also Nos. 3171, 6584, 7556, 8492.


Volume 12, page 340

Mrs. Hannah Moore Boswell.
DAR ID Number: 11909
Born in Kentucky.
Wife of Hartwell Boswell.
Descendant of Lieut. William Moore and of William Grant, of Kentucky.
[p.340] Daughter of William Grant Moore and Sarah Banks McConnell, his wife.
Granddaughter of John Whitney Moore and Mary Grant, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of William Grant, Jr., and Sarah Mosby, his wife; William Moore and Hannah Ransdell, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of William Grant and Elizabeth Boone, his wife.
William Moore, 1776, entered the Virginia Line as sergeant, and in 1780 held the rank of lieutenant. He received a grant of land that he located in Kentucky, where he died, 1818, aged sixty-five.
William Crant was among the Virginians who emigrated to Kentucky, 1779, and built the fort at Bryan Station. With his brother-in-law, Daniel Boone, he was a leading spirit in the warfare against the Indians. He died in Kentucky, 1804, aged seventy-eight.


Volume 12, page 349

Mrs. Gertrude Boyden Whittier.
DAR ID Number: 11935
Born in Vermont.
Wife of Nelson Whittier.
Descendant of Brig. Gen. Josiah Whitney, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of William Boyden and Susan Adams, his wife.
Granddaughter of John Adams and Susannah Whitney, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Josiah Whitney and Sarah Dwelly, his (second) wife.
See 11626.


Volume 12, page 352

Mrs. Carrie Williams Clapp Fuller.
DAR ID Number: 11942
Born in Massachusetts.
Wife of A. D. Fuller.
Descendant of Nathaniel Clapp, Sylvanus Clapp and Gen. Josiah Whitney, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Frank Allen Clapp and Juletta Sylvester, his wife.
Granddaughter of Robert Sylvester and Sarah Burgess, his wife; Nathaniel B. Clapp and Anna B. Clapp, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Loammi Burgess and Sarah Whitney, his wife; Nathaniel Clapp and Anna Briggs, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Josiah Whitney and Sarah Dwelly, his second wife; and of Sylvanus Clapp.
See Nos. 11626, 11935.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Nathaniel Clapp and Desire Bourne, his wife.
[p.352] Nathaniel Clapp served on the Scituate Committee of Safety and Correspondence.
Sylvanus Clapp turned out at the Lexington and Rhode Island Alarms. He was born at Scituate, 1742, where he died, 1811.


Volume 12, page 354

Mrs. Effie A. Ward Rideout.
DAR ID Number: 11948
Born in Massachusetts.
Wife of Frank H. Rideout.
[p.354] Descendant of Lieut. Samuel Whitney and of Isaac Whitmore, of Massachusetts.
Daughter of Isaac D. Ward and Rebecca Cushing, his wife.
Granddaughter of Jacob Ward and Sally Whitmore, his wife; Laban Cushing and Nancy Whitney, his wife.
Gr.-granddaughter of Isaac Whitmore and Rebecca Foster, his wife; Silas Whitney and Sarah Withington, his wife.
Gr.-gr.-granddaughter of Samuel Whitney and Abigail Fletcher, his wife.
Isaac Whitmore was at the battle of Bunker Hill and the siege of Boston. He served at White Plains and at Trenton and Princeton. He was a pensioner when he died at Ashburnham, 1847, aged ninety-two.
Samuel Whitney (1719-82), was a patriot of Weston, where he lived and died.


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