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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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114 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

568. RUFUS WHITNEY (Joshua, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. -----; m. Sarah GRAVES. He d. in Dec., 1800; res. Granville, N.Y. 1490. i. WM. GRAVES, b. Sept. 16, 1800; m. Lydia MARCHANT. 569. JOSHUA WHITNEY (Joshua, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Providence, R.I., in 1769; m. in 1786, Phebe PARKER. He d. Aug. 22, 1810; res. Granville, Fleming, and Aurelius, N.Y. 1491. i. CHAUNCEY P., b. Feb. 11, 1789; m. Sally EDSON. 1492. ii. JOSHUA, b. -----; m. and had a son Leonard. 1493. iii. WILLARD W., b. Mar. 10, 1810; m. Laura Wheeler PEARSALL. 583. LIEUT. JOSHUA WHITNEY (Joshua, David [NOTE], Joshua, John), b. Canaan, Conn., Jan. 16, 1745; m. in Salisbury, Conn., Jan. 9, 1770, Anna ASHLEY, dau. of John [NOTE], justice of the peace, b. Feb. 20, 1748; d. Feb. 28, 1822. He was born in Canaan, Conn. According to the probate records he chose Col. David WHITNEY, of C., his guardian Feb. 17, 1759. He was then called son of Joshua, formerly of Preston, deceased. He was living in Salisbury, Conn., in 1770, and moved to Pittsfield, Mass., in 1793. He engaged in farming and later in the manufacture of iron, which was largely made into anchors for ships, also in mer- cantile business. His eldest son and Asa were associated with him. He was acci- dentally killed. Record of service of a Joshua WHITNEY in Revolutionary war, viz: "Private in the 3d Conn. Regt. from May 19 to Nov. 13, 1775. Enlisted March 15, 1776, in Capt. Joel DICKINSON's Co., in Col. Samuel ELMORE's Continental Regiment of Connecticut for 1 year. Was promoted Sergt. Enlisted in 8th regiment, 'Connecti- cut line,' in early part of 1777. Appointed Sergt. April, 1777; Ensign Dec. 30, 1777; Lieut. Aug. 21, 1780. Served in Third Regiment, 'Conn. Line,' after reformation of troops from Jan. to June, 1783, and 'Retired with regiment June, 1783.'" He d. Aug. 3, 1808; res. Salisbury and Canaan, Conn., and Pittsfield, Mass. 1494. i. ASA, b. Feb. 23, 1784; m. Betsey CHILDS. 1495. ii. NOAH ASHLEY, b. Dec. 26, 1770; m. Olive DARWIN and Mrs. Eliza- beth ROSE. 1496. iii. ANNA, b. July 6, 1774; m. Apr. 16, 1793, Samuel HYDE. He was b. Sept. 13, 1768; d. Jan. 5, 1813. She d. Feb. 12, 1851. Ch.: Mary Ann, b. Jan. 26, 1794; m. Jan. 11, 1819, John SCHENCK. She d. Aug. 27, 1832, leaving Mrs. W. A. BALL, res. Abelman, Wis., Horace P., res. Algona, Iowa; Mrs. H. A. KELLOGG, res. Abelman, Wis.; Lyman, b. Apr. 19, 1796; d. Jan., 1857; Hiram, b. Nov. 12, 1798; d. May 24, 1828; Porter, b. Apr. 9, 1801; d. Jan. 30, 1868. 1497. iv. JOSHUA, b. Jan. 6, 1777; m. Eunice CLARK. 1498. v. HULDAH, b. Sept. 8, 1779; m. Williams Williams COLT; b. near Pittsfield, Mass., Mar. 5, 1775, son of James Dennison COLT and Mariam WILLIAMS. She d. Pittsford, Monroe Co., N.Y., Jan. 28, 1858. He d. same place, Nov., 1847. Was a farmer. Removed to western N.Y., 1817. Both of his legs were broken by acci- dent while a young man, and he ever after walked with a cane. Ch.: All b. Pittsfield, Mass., except the last one. 1, Juliann, July 20, 1800, d. Oct. 17, 1803; 2, Harris Porter, Apr. 25, 1803, d. Westfield, N.Y., Apr. 3, 1863. He m. 1st, Almina KELLOGG, b. Apr. 20, 1812, and d. Apr. 11, 1832; m. 2d, Orilla L. BALDRIDGE, Nov. 7, 1833, b. Sept. 3, 1810, and d. Westfield, N.Y., Jan. 19, 1873. Ch. by 1st wife: William J., Jan. 15, 1820; res. -----; Clarissa, June 7, 1828; res. -----; Almina, Oct. 5, 1832, d. at age of 3 mos. Ch. by 2d wife: Theodore, Sept. 5, 1834, d. Dec. 7, 1864; Miriam O., Feb. 7, 1836; res. Westfield, N.Y.; Sidney W., Sept. 11, 1838, d. Nov. 18, 1862; Ashley W., Aug. 23, 1840, d. Jan. 19, 1878; De Azro B., Oct. 25, 1845; res. Westfield, N.Y.; Miriam O., m. Dennis SMITH, Nov. 20, 1867. He d. Dec. 3, 1885. She is yet a widow, and res. Westfield; 3, Juliette T., June 30, 1805, d. June 19, 1836; 4, Lucy Whitney, Aug. 18, 1807, d. Feb. 12, 1870; 5, Mary A., Sept. 3, 1810, d. July 18, 1822; 6, Ashley Whitney, Sept. 9, 1812, d. 1876; res. Naperville and Lockport, Ill.; a son- in-law is James C. ROGERS, Board of Trade, Chicago, Ill.; 7, Sarah C., June 16, 1818, d. July 11, 1839. 3, Lucy Whitney Colt m. Benjamin Bishop CONE, son of Noah CONE, Jr., and Rachel BISHOP. He was b. in Litchfield Co., Conn., Jan. 19, 1797, and

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