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Whitney, Henry Austin, Memoranda Relating to Families of the Name of Whitney in England, (Boston: 1859).


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                                  WHITNEYS OF CHESHIRE

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       1578, Feb. 21, FRANCIS WHITNEY, Esq., was licensed to convey land and tenements in Ulkington, co. Chester.

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                                  Geffrey Whitney, of Namptwich, in Cheshire = ...
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Geffrey Whitney, of Ryles Green, in Cheshire, Gent.  Will dated 1601;     Brook Whitney, of Lond Hanborough, in Oxfordshire.
proved, P.C.C., in 1601.  Speaks of his brother, Brook Whitney.  Au-
thor of "Whitney's Emblems," published at Leyden, 1585, in which he mentions his father, Geffrey Whitney; his brother, Mr. Br. Whitney;
his kinsman, R. W., of Coole; his relative, R. E., medicum insignem.  Other emblems are inscribed. -- "Ad D. H. Wh. patruelis mei;" to his sister.
Mrs. Colley, "Ad Ra. W.;" to his uncle, Geffrey Cartwrighte; to his kinsman, Mr. Geffrey Whitney; to his countrymen of the Namptwiches in Cheshire;
To F. R. W., Esq.; to his nephew, Ro. Barrow; to his old friend, George Salmon; &c., &c. --See Geffrey Whitney, under head of SHROPSHIRE.

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Michael Whitney, of Newhall, in Cheshire.  Inventory taken Nov. 22, 1616, by Randle Bryan,
John Hamoret, Richard Cartwright, and John Fisher.

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             PEDIGREE OF WHITNEY, OF PICKTON, IN THE PARISH OF PLEMONSTALL, IN
                                        CHESHIRE.

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RICHARD WHITNEY, of Pickton, Gent.  Will dated April 4, 1611; proved at Chester, May 17, 1612. = ...; mentioned, but not named, in her husband's will.
by his widow and Ralph Ravenscroft.  Mentions his mother and his wife.  Buried April 8, 1611.  |
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                  Catherine, wife of William Edwards.    Five youngest children; spoken of, but not named, in the will.

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                           EXTRACTS FROM THE PARISH REGISTER OF PLEMONSTALL.

                              The Register begins in 1558, and was searched from that year to 1680.
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Baptized.
1591. Nov. 21 -- Elizabeth, daughter of William Whitney.
1593. April 22. -- Catherine Whitney.
1595-6. Feb. 20. -- Alice Whitney.
1601. May 6. -- Catherine Whitney.
1603. June 23. -- Hugh Whitney.
1604-5. Jan. 20. -- James Whitney.
1607. June 28. -- Hugh Whitney.

Married.
1600. Sept. 28. -- William Saxey and Catherine Whitney.
1615. Jan. 8. -- William Pilkington and Anne Whitney.

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Buried.
1596. May 31. -- Alice Whitney.
1603. April 8. -- Elizabeth Whitney.
1611. April 8. -- Mr. Richard Whitney.

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