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William Prescott, The Prescott Memorial (Boston: Printed by H. W. Dutton & son, 1870).


John Prescott/Mary Platts Line (Lancaster, Massachusetts)

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Lucy Hildreth b. Jan 18, 1764 dau of Zachariah Hildreth and wife, Elizabeth Prescott. Lucy Hildreth m. Dec. 17, 1786 William Whitney of Westford, MA.

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Elizabeth Worster Baldwin b. Aug 8, 1824 dau of Hon. Roger S. Balwin and wife Emily Perkins of New Haven. Elizabeth Worster Baldwin m. Aug. 1856 Prof. William D. Whitney of Yale College; Res: New Haven (see p. 216 for their children)

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Prof. William D. Whitney and wife Elizabeth W. Baldwin of New Haven had issue:

  1. Edward Baldwin Whitney b. Aug 16, 1857.
  2. Williston Dwight Whitney b. Feb. 1859 d. March 1861.
  3. Micah Parker Whitney b. Feb 6, 1861.
  4. Roger Sherman Whitney b. Jan 6, 1863.


James Prescott Line (Hampton, New Hampshire)

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Louisa Prescott b. Aug 20, 1831 dau of Adonijah Prescott and wife, Lovina Crowell. Louisa Prescott m. Isaac F. Whitney of Chesterville, New Hampshire on July 3, 1849. One child: Edgar O. Whitney b. June 21, 1853.

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George Crampton Prescott b. Dec. 27, 1828 son of John Prescott and wife, Rhoda Marrow of Phillips, Maine. All children born at Phillips, Maine. George Crampton Prescott m. Mar. 29, 1860 Naomi Whitney of Phillips, Maine. He was a farmer; one child, George Albert Prescott b. Aug. 19, 1864. He enlisted Sept 1, 1864 in the 5th battery of Maine vol's, G. Y. Stevens captain, and served to the close of the war and was mustered out and honorably discharged July 6, 1865. The battery being kept in the Shenandoah valley to guard that section against any incursion of the rebel forces, it was not called into any severe battles, but did essential service by its prestige in preventing rebel raids and depredations.

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Elizabeth Prescott b. Dec. 11, 1829 dau of Jonathan C. Prescott and his wife, Mary Foot of Danvers, Elizabeth Prescott m. Oct 20, 1850 William Whitney b. Jan 14, 1830 and d. Aug 6, 1867 at Cambridgeport, Massachusetts. (See p. 564 for their children)

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William Whitney and his wife, Elizabeth Prescott had issue:

  1. Sarah Whitney b. May 1851.
  2. Ida L. Whitney b. March 1854 and d. 1864.
  3. Frank Whitney b. Oct 1858 d. Sept. 1860.

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Mary Olivia Prescott b. April 29, 1824 dau of Robert S. Prescott and his wife, Almira Melcher of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire. Mary Olivia Prescott m. Sept. 24, 1847 Amos Fabens Whitney son of Amos and Sarah (Gordon) Whitney of Liverpool, England. He b. at Portland, Maine Aug 23, 1820. He was a tanner. Res: Kingston, New Hampshire. (one child)


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