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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. 157

address Monticello, Minn.; Myra, b. 1822; d. 1848; Harrison, b. 1824; address Westminster, Mass.; Catherine, b. 1831, d. 1853; Nancy Whitney, b. Dec. 4, 1828; m. Oct. 10, 1856, Henry E. Stevens; res. 34 Grove St., Norwich, Conn.; four other ch. d. young. 2096. iv. ALMIRA, b. July 16, 1799; m. Leonard MINOTT and Joel COWEE, of Gardner. She d. s. p. Sept. 1, 1872. 2097. v. NANCY, b. Mar. 9, 1803; m. Aratus RAYMOND; res. W.; 3 ch. She d. Aug. 7, 1875; a dau. Mary res. Gardner 2098. vi. CHARLES, b. Mar. 21, 1797; m. Sarah HOWARD. 2099. vii. JOSEPH, b. Dec. 18, 1794; m. Sally HARRINGTON. 2100. viii. JONAS, b. July 20, 1807; m. Lucinda DAMON. 2101. ix. BETSEY, b. Apr. 1, 1788; Abijah WHITNEY (See). 2102. x. ARETHUSA, b. Sept. 26, 1790; d. Aug. 4, 1796. 872. CAPT. BENJAMIN WHITNEY (Jonas, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. West- minister, Mass. Apr. 28, 1770; m. 1794, Nancy FULLER, b. Newton, Mass., Feb. 14, 1767; d. Sept. 20, 1855. He was a noted school teacher in his younger days, was prominent in town affairs and captain of the local military company. Was selectman for several years. and was town clerk for several years. Though not a professor of religion he was an upright and moral man, a good citizen and kind neighbor. He d. June 27, 1852; res. Marlboro, N. H. 2103. i. BENJAMIN, b. May 25, 1802; m. Elmira STIMPSON. 2104. ii. NANCY, b. Dec. 2, 1796; m, June 2, 1819, Solomon SAWTELL, of Rindge, N. H. She d. Apr. 17, 1864. He was b. Apr. 6, 1786; d. Dec. 13, 1861; was a shoemaker. Ch.; Benjamin Whitney Sawtell, 20 Bartlett St., Charleston, Mass.; John L. Sawtell, Mansfield, Mass.; Mrs. Jane L. S. Richardson, 51 Arlington St. Fitchburg, Mass.; Amaziah Sawtell, 292 Randolph St., Detroit, Mich., ; Edwin Saw- tell, 695 N. Main St., Brockton, Mass. Benjamin Whitney Sawtell m. Rebecca Ann Jessop, Nov. 6, 1844. Their children were 7; Benj. Whitney Sawtell, Jr., b. Aug 5, 1845, d. Aug. 19, 1856; Harriet Elizabeth, b. Aug. 18, 1847, d. Jan. 28, 1867; Re- becca Addielade, b. Aug. 26, 1849; m. Sept. 27, 1883 to Charles W. Marsh, residing Fells Station, Melrose, Mass; then two small children died in infancy of Benj. W. SAWTELL's family, afterwards were Ida Whitney, b. Nov. 5, 1867; m. July 4, 1889, to Charles S. CHAPMAN, residing 20 Bartlett St., Charlestown, Mass. (one child) Mildred Viola Chapman, b. Apr. 4, 1890; Her- bert Russell Sawtell, b. Sept. 16, 1869, res. 20 Bartlett St., Charlestown, Mass. 2105. iii. RUHANNAH, b. Jan. 11, 1798; m. Mar. 28, 1826, Jeremiah R. NEEDHAM, of Hollis, N. H., 2 sons. She d. in Hollis. 2106. iv. SARAH, b. Apr. 28, 1799; m. May 14, 1829, Joel BAKER, of Milford, N. H. She d. there. 2107. v. LYDIA, b. May 15, 1800; m. Dec. 6, 1836, Abner BAILEY, of Jaffery, N. H. She d. there Mar. 7, 1872. 2108. vi. SOPHRONIA, b. Nov. 25, 1803, m. Jan. 22, 1829, Moses PARMERTER; res. Pepperell, Mass. and she d. there. He was b. Aug. 19, 1803, d. Nov. 11, 1863. He was a cabinet maker. Ch.; Eliza Maria Parmerter, b. Nashua, N. H., Feb. 28, 1830; m. to James Hobart Sept. 15, 1853. Present address Ea. Pepperell, Mass.; ch., James Francis, b. Ea. Pepperell July 14, 1854; m. Nov. 1878, Present address, Hartford, Conn., "The Linden," room 47; Hattie Hobart, b. July 18, 1861. E. Pepperell, Mass.; m. Oct. 15, 1880, at E. Pepperell, Mass. Present address, Mrs. Hattie Hobart, Libby, E. Pepperell, Mass.; Charles Whitney Parmenter, b. in East Wilton, N. H. Jan. 10, 1832; d. Nashua, N. H.; Mrs. E. Maude Harvey, 36 Otterson St., Nashua, N. H. 2109. vii. JONAS, b. July 4, 1805, m. Charlotte FARMAN. 2110. viii. SYRENA, b. Oct. 16, 1808; m. May 7, 1846, Louis MCINTIRE, of Ash- burnham, Mass., where she d. July 9, 1851. 2111. ix. HARRIETT, b. May 22, 1812; m. Sept. 15, 1835, James HOBART; res. Pepperell, Mass.

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