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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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128 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

convention held at New York. Appointed by the Massachu- setts Committee of One Hundred one of its executive commit- tee, he was in August selected as chairman of that committee, which conducted the state campaign. In 186 he was chairman of the Independent committee, organized for the campaign of Hon. John F. ANDREW for the governorship. In 1889 he was elected to the Massachusetts legislature, where he took an active part as a Democrat. In 1890 he was elected to the Fifty- Second Congress from the Ninth Massachusetts District, succeed- ing a Republican, the Hon. John W. CANDLER. His political work has been done in connection with constant work in the profession of the law, which he has practiced mainly in the courts of Boston. He has been for many years a member of the executive committee of the Massachusetts Reform Club, and has served as secretary, and on the executive committee of the Dartmouth Alumni Association, of Boston, and as president of the Dartmouth Club, of Boston. In 1886 he delivered the Fourth of July oration in Boston, by invitation of the city, and in 1889 delivered an address before the faculty and students of Dartmouth college on the centennial anniversary of the inaugu- ration of Washington. The third child is Henry Liversridge WILLIAMS, b. Sept. 17, 1855, now living in Dedham. Hannah RICE m. a second time Joseph DANIELS, on the 26th day of Sept., 1832. They ad children, now living: Sarah Anna DANIELS , now GATES, who lives at 18 Oakland street, Brooklyn, NY. She was b. on Sept. 14, 1837. Joseph Henry DANIELS, b. August 10, 1834. 1718. iii. GEORGE C., b. Feb. 3, 1809; m. Persis BROAD. 1719. iv. FREEMAN SEARS, b. Feb 6, 1812; m. Eveline PERRY. 1720. v. SAMUEL S., b. Jan 8, 1815; m. Sarah W. SPAULDING. 1721. vi. JOHN ANIGER, b. Dec. 20, 1817 m. Emily WALKER and Lizzie THOMSON. 1722. vii. EBENEZER, b. Dec 20, 1820; m. Sarah LEIGHTON. 1723. viii. ALVIN FISHER, b. 1824; m. Elviria CLEMENCE. 1724. ix. DAVID MORSE, b. Mar 16, 1804; d. Sept 21, 1805. 1725. x. SALLY, b. Dec 25, 1799; d. Apr 10, 1802. 686. JASON WHITNEY (Jason, Mark, Benjamin, John), b. Natick, Mass., Oct. 20, 1780; m. there 1801 [NOTE], Hannah GOODNOW, of Natick; d. Dec 27, 1810; m. 2d Margaret GREEN. He d. ----- [NOTE]; res. Watertown and Natick, Mass. 1726. i. MARY, b. Nov. 26, 1801; d. Dec 9, 1801. 1727. ii. ROXANNA, b. Feb. 23, 1803; m. Mar., 1829, Ebenezer BLAKE; b. July 9, 1805. She d. Jan 29, 1885. Ch.: Rebecca R., b. Feb 13, 1831. m. Geo E. WEEMAN; res So. Bridgton, Me.: George A., b. Sept. 20, 1835; d. Nov 11, 1889; Joseph Eugene, b. May 20, 1837; res. Milton, Mass; Eben F., b. Sept 20, 1839; res. Lynn, Mass. 1728. iii. EMELINE ANN, b. Feb. 6, 1809; m. in Natick in 1827 [NOTE], Elijah HERSEY, of Dedham. He was b. Apr. 26, 1808 [NOTE]; boot and shoe manufacturer. They res. 1232 Madison street, Oakland, Cal. Ch: George E., b. May 30, 1830; Emily Frances, b. Sept 8, 1828; Edward Whiting, b. Jan 12, 1833; George HERSEY, m., lives in Gilroy, Cal.: Emily F., m. in Brookline, Mass., May 1, 1845, Abram H. LAMBERT, lives in Rock Island, Ill.; Edward W., d. in Elmira N.Y. Oct 18, 1863. 1729. iv. HANNAH GOODNOW, b. Jan 2, 1807; m. twice and d.s.p.; first husband m. 1829 [NOTE], Arthur DANFORTH, of Dedham. 1730. v. EBEN FISHER, b. Jan 10, 1805; n.f.k. 1731. vi. NANCY GOODNOW, b. Nov. 26, 1810; m. ----- WHEELER [NOTE], and Jan. 28, 1844 [NOTE], David Morse WHITNEY. She res. with Mrs. Charlotte T. ANDREWS at Forth Wayne, Ind. Her first husband was killed in the Texas Rebellion in 1836 [NOTE]. They had one son, Samuel H., who was born in Natick and enlisted in the late war in Co. H. 13th Mass. Vols. He was lost on the march to Winchester in 1862. Ch.: Frank Hayden WHITNEY, b. July 30, 1845. He was a soldier in the 13th Mass. Vols., Company H. (see elsewhere)

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