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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)
Transcribed by the Whitney Research Group, 1999.
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1382. i. NATHAN, b. June 18, 1781; d. in 1811 in Sherburne, Vt., of spotted fever; unm. 1383. ii. MARY, b. Mar. 2, 1783; m. Feb. 16, 1812, Luke Harris. She d. Sept. 19, 1816. (See below.) 1384. iii. LUCY, b. Jan. 22, 1785; d. May 18, 1794. 1385. iv. SALLY, b. May 30, 1787; m. George FARRAR, and d. s. p. in 1864. 1386. v. JOHN, b. Dec. 10, 1789; m. Mrs. Augusta (FISK) BROOKS. 1387. vi. BETSEY, b. July 12, 1792; m. Apr. 10, 1817, Luke HARRIS. He was b. Dec. 1, 1790, at Richmond, 2N. H., and d. at Nelson, N. H., Feb. 2, 1872. He was a farmer, carpenter and manufacturer. Ch.: James Madison, died in infancy; Martha, b. Mar. 25, 1816 (first wife); m. Herman KENDALL, of Sterling, Mass., and d. Aug. 7, 1881; had 2 ch., H. P., res. Sterling, Mass.; Mary Ann, b. Oct. 30, 1817; m. Feb. 11, 1869, Dea. Jabez BUTLER, and he was b. Nov. 14, 1803, and d. Jan. 14, 1889. Was a sash and blind maker. She res., s. p., in Plymouth, Vt., and is a regular practicing physician. Graduated 1859. Susan HARRIS, b. Mar. 20, 1818; d. Dec., 1833; Sarah W., b. Oct. 23, 1819; m. Isaac W. HOLBROOK, who d. Feb. 27, 1881; ch., Ellen M. and Susan L.; res. M.; Nathan W., b. Mar. 5, 1821, n. f. k.: went to N. O. and to St. Louis, and is sup- posed to have died there of cholera: Ferdinand and Isabella, Mar. 23, 1824; d. June, 1825; an infant. b. Aug., 1827, which lived only a day; John W., b. Sept. 15. 1828, supposed to have been drowned at sea; Isaiah Turbur, b. June 13, 1831; m. Mary S. PHILLIPS; Caroline Elizabeth, b. Feb. 14, 1833; m. Minot PHILLIPS. who d. in the war, and Herman WHEELER, res. E. Sullivan, N. H.; 6 ch. 1388. vii. SOPHIA, b. Jan. 20, 1795; m. Eseck DEXTER, and d. in 1866, leaving Eseck, Ferdinand, Lorenzo and Oscar. 1389. viii. LUKE, b. Dec. 25, 1798; m. Louisa WHITE. 534. JONATHAN WHITNEY (James, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. Dunstable, Mass., Aug. 15, 1745; m. (the first marriage recorded in Fitzwilliam, N. H.) May 7, 1772, Abigail HEMENWAY, b. Apr. 26, 1749, dau. of Joseph and Mary (ADAMS) HEMENWAY. Jonathan WHITNEY, in company with his brother John, purchased a farm in 1780 at Fitzwilliam, N. H. About 181O he disposed of his interest to one SANFORD, and moved to Hartland, Vt. He d. -----; res. Dunstable, Mass., Fitzwilliam, N. H., and Hartland, Vt., in 1805. 1390. i. JAMES, b. Nov. 3, 1772. He married, went west, and died s. p. 1391. ii. JOSEPH, b. June 7, 1774; m. Sophia OLIVER. 1392. iii. FRANCIS, b. Sept. 17, 1776. He d. June 1, 1842, and left two daus.; one is Mrs. Abigail COLLINS; res. Lisbon, N. Y. 1393. iv. BENJAMIN, b. Apr. 6, 1781. He was killed when a young man; was at work on a railroad, blasting rock, and killed by a piece from the blast. 1394. v. JONATHAN, b. Apr. 6, 1783; m. Miranda MARVIN. 1395. vi. CHARLES, b. June 17, 1786. He had three sons and three daus.; one, James, res. Bristol, Vt., and Charles; res. Brookfield, Vt. 1396. vii. CALVIN, b. May 25, 1788; m. Eliza EVERTON [NOTE]. 1397. viii. HAYNES, b. Dec., 1789; m. Jane ROBINSON [NOTE]. 537. WILLIAM WHITNEY (William, William, Joshua, John), b. Canaan, Conn., Feb. 5, 1725; m. at Salisbury, Conn., June 4, 1747, Arcoucher DUTCHER; m. 2d Jane ----- [NOTE]. He was born probably at Killingly, though some traditions have it at Canaan; was married at Salisbury as "William WHITNEY from the east part of Connecticut." He was a farmer. He d. -----; res. Salisbury, Conn. 1398. iii. CHRISTOPHER, b. Sept. 28, 1751; m. Mary TICKNOR. 1399. i. HESTRY [NOTE], b. Aug. 4, 1748; m. Oct. 15, 1766, Joshua SARDAM. 1400. ii. MARY, b. Aug. 24, 1750: d. young. 1401. iv. CORNELIUS, b. Dec. 31, 1753; m. Hetty GREEN [NOTE]. 1402. v. RULUFF, b. -----. He was a soldier and was killed at the battle of Quebec. 1403. vi. JOHN, b. Oct. 5, 1757; res. Maryland. 1404. vii. MARY, b. Oct. 1, 1759.
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