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The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, by Frederick Clifton Pierce (Chicago: 1895)

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WHITNEY GENEALOGY. 105

Bunker Hill, but was not in the battle. In 1777 he enlisted in a scouting party commanded by the subsequently notorious Dan- iel SHAYS, and was wounded by a ball from an Indian's gun, which passed through his head, entering the left cheek and coming out under the right ear. After being confined several months in the hospital at Albany, he became asst. com., and continued in the service until discharged in 1783. He was jus- tice of the peace and representative, 1806-10. Ch. [NOTE], Charles, b. Mar. 15, 1788 [NOTE]; rep. and senator; m. Julia A. WOODWARD and Amanda (BROWN) NORCROSS; res. Springfield, Mass.; Mary b. Jan. 26, 1791 [NOTE], unm.; Eliza, b. Nov 18, 1793; m. Francis FAULKNER; res. Keene, N. H.; Sophia, b. Sept., 1795 [NOTE], unm.; Harriet, b. Nov. 21, 1797, unm.; William, b. Nov. 2, 1799; m. Elizabeth S. WILDER; res. Boston; Catherine, b. Feb. 18, 1802, unm.; Sarah Whitney, b. May 13, 1804; m. Amos CHASE, of Groton; Nancy b. Apr. 13, 1806 [NOTE]; m. Otis HASKELL; res. Claremont, N. H.; Au- gustus, b. Oct. 4, 1807; d. Sept. 12, 1811. 1276. ii. ELIZABETH, b. Feb. 14, 1766 [NOTE]; m. Mar. 19, 1787, William BALLARD; res. Lancaster, Mass. He was b. Mar. 23, 1764. 1277. iii. JONATHAN, b. Mar. 27, 1771. 1278. iv. JONAS, b. Aug. 17, 1772 [NOTE]; m. Mary HAWKES. 1279. v. ZACCHEUS, b. Mar. 11, 1774; m. Fanny ----- [NOTE]. 1280. vi. EPHRAIM, b. Mar. 28, 1780; m. June 7, 1821, Mrs. Mary NURSE, of Marlboro. He d. Sept. 6, 1842; res. Lancaster 1281. vii. NANCY, b. Nov. 13, 1784; m. Oct. 6, 1803, Capt. Horatio Gates BUTTERICK, of Lancaster. Ch.: Caroline. She d. Jan. 27, 1811; he m. 2d Dec. 26, 1811, Mary BARNARD. 1282. viii. SALLY, b. Oct. 19, 1786; m. Dec. 17, 1807, Reuben WHEELER, of Lancaster. 1283. ix. EUNICE, bap. Dec. 3, 1775; d. Nov. 2, 1777. 1284. x. SALLY, bap. Apr. 7, 1782; d. July 17, 1785. 495. LIEUT. LEVI WHITNEY (Daniel, Jonathan, Jonathan, John), b. Dec. 5, 1739; m. Dec. 19, 1764, Rebecca CLARK; m. 2d in Townsend Nov. 13, 1780 [NOTE], Mrs. Lydia (RANDALL) PRICE. His second wife was the widow of Major Henry PRICE, the first deputy grand master of Masons in America. During the Revolutionary was Levi was an officer in the commissary department with the rank of lieutenant. He was a man of much me- chanical ingenuity and a manufacturer of agricultural tools. His children were all born in Townsend. He d. Jan. 8, 1809; res. Townsend and Shrewsbury, Mass. 1285. i. AMOS, b. Feb. 11, 1766; m. Anna BROWN. 1286. ii. ASA, b. in 1767 [NOTE]; m. Mary WALLIS. 1287. iii. SARAH, b. in 1769 [NOTE]; m. May 3, 1791, Eleazer FLINT, of Reading. 1288. iv. AARON, b. in 1772 [NOTE]; m. Phebe DUNKLEE and Olive LUND. 1289. v. SIBIL, b. Aug. 27, 1770; m. Cyrus SMITH, of New Ipswich, N. H. He was born at New Ipswich, Mass., Mar. 20, 1768, was a farmer and died at Andover, Vt. Ch. b. three [NOTE]: Rebecka, b. Mar. 2, 1796; m. William CRAIG; Cyrus G., b. Nov. 7, 1797; m. Ann NORTHUP; Sewall Whitney, b. Dec 13, 1802; m. Nancy MANSUR; res. East Troy, Wis.; Jesse, b. July 31, 1804; m. Sylvia BURTON; Thomas J., b. July 16, 1806; d. in N. Y. city, aged 19, school teacher; Polly, b. Dec 1, 1807; m. George MANSUR; res. Neenah, Wis.; Sarah, b. Nov. 24, 1809; m. Leonard ANDREWS; res. Big Bend, Wis.; Releaf M. S. MASON, b. Nov. 22, 1811; m. Rev. J. O. MASON; res. Greenwood, N. Y.; Elvira, b. Mar. 2, 1814; m. Dr. Aaron PUTMAN. 1290. vi. SEWELL, b. ----- [NOTE]; d. unm. He was drowned by being accident- ally knocked from the deck of a sloop at Lansingburgh, N. Y. 1291. vii. REBECCA, b. July 29, 1781; m. Sept. 18, 1799, Benjamin WALLACE, of Townsend. 496. TIMOTHY WHITNEY (Daniel, Jonathan, Jonathan, John), b. Oct. 25, 1743. m. Dec. 1, 1768 [NOTE], Catherine Davenport, b. Aug. 12, 1747. He resided in that part of Shrewsbury, subsequently incorporated as Boylston. He was in the Revolutionary war in Capt. Ezra BEMIS' Company in 1777. Was one of the first selectmen and served 1786-87-88-89-90-91-92; town treasurer, 1796-97-98 8

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