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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. 137

1865. i. SALLY, b. Aug. 10, 1774; m. in 1790 Joseph OLDS, Esq. She d. Cir- cleville, O., Nov. 19, 1840. He was b. Apr. 26, 1769, in Granville, Mass.; d. July 29, 1844, at Lithopolis, O. Ch: Lorenzo Hough- ton, b. June 24, 1812; m. Mar. 25, 1835, Anna W. ROBBITTS; res. Springfield, O.; Roxey, b. June 4, 1814; m. 1837, Israel GREGG; res. Grand Rapids, Mich.; Channcey Newell, b. Feb. 2, 1816; m. 1838, Caroline WOODRUFF; m. 2d Sept. 9, 1852, Mary Bliss WILLIAMS, b. July 17, 1830; d. Jan.1, 1889. He d. Feb. 11, 1890. He moved to Ohio with his parents in 1820; A. B., Oxford, O., 1836; professor there, Greek and Latin, 1836-1840; A. M., Oxford, 1839; to Circleville, O., 1840; Ohio House of Representatives, 1848-1849; Ohio State Senate, 1849-50; moved to Columbus, 1856; mem- ber Ohio bar, 1842; attorney-general Ohio 1865-66; LL. D., Marietta, 1867; trustee Oxford University, 1848-70, by election of legislature; trustee Lane Theological Seminary, 1871 to 1890 delegate to Pan-Presbyterian council, Edinborough, 1877; dele- gate to Pan-Presbyterian council, Philadelphia, 1880; member general assembly Presbyterian church, 1863, 1870, 1878; commis- sioner of exemption from draft, Ohio, 1864; died Columbus, O., Feb. 11, 1890. Ch.: William W., b. Nov 22, 1836; adj.-general, Garfield's staff, 42d Ohio Vols. Inftry; killed before Vicksburg May, 1863; Mary Gore, b. Sept. 23, 1847; m. Dr. Edmund C. LEWIS; res. Canal Dover, O.; Frank Williams, b. June 19, 1853; m. Dec 10, 1889, Harriet E. NASH, b. Aug. 12, 1855; res Will- iamstown, Mass. He was born in Circleville and moved to Columbus, 1855; grad. Williston Seminary, Easthampton, Mass., 1872; A. B., Williams College, 1876; to N. Y. City, 1876; M. D., Columbia College (Col. Physicians and Surgeons), 1880; house surgeon, Bellevue Hospital, N. Y., 1881-82; memb. N. Y. County Med. Soc., 1882-92; fellow, N. Y. Academy Medicine, 1883 ----; memb. N. Y. Historical Society, 1890 ----; memb. N. Y. Chapt. Sons of the Revolution, 1892 ----; removed to Will- iamstown, Mass., Nov., 1892, physician; William Rose, b. Aug. 11, 1791, m. Barbary Pratt. He d. July 15, 1861; Amasa Minley, b. Feb. 16, 1793; m. Nov. 22, 1814, Lephe WINCHESTER, and d. Sept. 20, 1838; Joseph, b. Oct. 25, 1794; m. Almira A. OLDS, and d. Apr. 27, 1847; Edson, b. Mar. 22, 1797; d. Feb. 22, 1799; Chester, b. Oct. 24, 1798; m. Phila ADAMS, and d. July 21, 1862; Sally, b. Oct. 5, 1800; d. Jan 18, 1809; Edson Baldwin, b. June 3, 1802; m. Ann Maria Carollus, and d. Jan. 24, 1869; Gamaliel, b. Nov. 28, 1803; m. Minerva Howe, and d. Jan. 26, 1894; Jonas Whitney, b. July 17, 1805; m. Mary Ann WALKER, and d. Sept. 30, 1832; Ben- jamin Smith, b. May 5, 1807; m. Theresa HERRON, and d. Nov. 12, 1862; Sally Houghton, b. Nov. 4, 1810; d. Aug. 21, 1811; Ly- man Newton, b. July 16, 1819; m. Minerva ADAMS, and d. Apr. 26, 1875, at Circleville, O. 1866. ii. CINDA, b. Apr. 18, 1776; m. Nathan BRITAIN. 1867. iii. LUCY, b. Jan. 22, 1778; m. June 23, 1809, Gen. Jonathon SMITH. She d. Apr. 9, 1836. 1868. iv. TAMAR, b. July 9, 1779; m. John T. STRONG. 1869. v. JONAS, b. Mar. 16, 1781; d. Apr. 4, 1781. 1870. vi. JULIA, b. Sept. 10, 1782; d. Aug. 27, 1786. 1871. vii. IRENE, b. July 19, 1784; m. July 22, 1802, Elijah Lyman CLARK, son of Rev. Dr. Gershom. She d. Strongsville, O., Sept. 27, 1820. 1872. viii. ROXEY, b. May 10, 1786; m. Sept. 25, 1808, Rev. Ira M. OLDS. She d. Jan 26, 1813. 1873. ix. JULIA, b. Apr. 21, 1788; m. Apr. 27, 1811, Rev. Gamaliel S. OLDS. She d. Circleville, O. Among the first who settled in Ohio were John Strong, accompanied or soon followed by Bowen, Lyman, Whitney and others, who located in Strongsville -- naming is thus in honor of Mr. STRONG, the original purchaser. The Rev. Gamaliel OLDS and his brother Joseph OLDS, Esq., and their families removed to Circleville about fifty years ago. Among the children of Joseph was the late Hon. B. OLDS, Dr. [When I was typing the info for #765 Dea. Lemuel WHITNEY, I noticed a conflict in his death date -- Feb. 1 and Feb. 18, 1813. Also there is a conflict in his res.: Spencer, Mass., Tolland, Conn. ,and Springfield, Vt.-- Leicester, Mass., Tolland, Conn., and Springfield, Vt. - Transcriber]

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