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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. 159

Mar. 23, 1779; m. 2d, Dec. 6, 1816, Deborah PATCH, of Otisfield, Me., b. July 20, 1787, d. Dec. 26, 1873. William Clark WHITNEY was born in Worcester, Mass., and with his brother Daniel, became a proprietor of lands at Paris, Me., by purchase from his father Joshua. William C. commenced his career four miles through the woods to township No. 4, now Paris, me., and clearing up land, after a few years went to Hebron, where he lived about thirty-seven years. In 1832 he moved to Norway, where he died in 1859. He was a prominent business man, having filled the offices of justice of the peace, one of the associate justices of the Court of Sessions, representative to the General Court of Massachusetts, high sheriff of the County of Oxford eight years, selectman of the town of Hebron 17 years, besides other office of honor and trust. He was a live man, in every sense of the word, and never idle. He was a very capable and successful business man, and amassed on the largest estates ever accumulated in that county. He d. Oct. 6, 1859; res. Worcester, Mass., Paris, Topsham, Hebron and Norway, Me. 2133. i. MARY C., b. Mar. 7, 1800; d. Aug. 25, 1801. 2134. ii. HARRIET, b. Apr. 9, 1801;m. Dr.. Solomon P. CUSHMAN, of Bruns- wick Me., and d. 1843. 2135. iii. FANNY, b. Jan. 6, 1803; m. Stephen CUMMINGS. He d. in Norway, Me. and Dec. 7, 1843. 2136. iv. SOPHIA F., b. Oct. 10, 1806; m. William GOODARD, of Bethel, Me., and Dec. 7, 1843. 2137. v. WILLIAM C., b. Nov. 21, 1809; d. unm. Mar. 1861. 2138. vi. JANE F., b. Oct. 23, 1812; m. 1838, James S. GREENLEAF; res. Norway, He was b. Feb. 5, 1814; d. Dec. 13, 1860; was a carpenter. Ch.: Chas. F., b. Sept. 20, 1839; m. Euphremia J. BRADBURY, Mar. 10, 1864; address, Norway, Me.; Helen, b. Oct. 28, 1841; m. Philo S. CHERRY; address, Red Creek, N. Y.; she was married Nov. 5, 1859; Solomon, b. Jan. 17, 1846; m. Susan COMPTON, of Gifford S. C. Apr. 15, 1871; he d. Nov. 2, 1882, leaving a widow and two children; Mary J., b. Apr. 25, 1848; address, Norway, Me.; unm. Flora, b. Oct. 15, 1850; unm.; address, Sedalia, Mo.; James, b. Mar. 23, 1853, d. May 20, 1884; unm. 2139. vii. GEORGE P., b. Aug. 13, 1819; m. Ermina P. PACKARD. 2140. viii. DEBORAH P., b. Mar. 22, 1822; d. May 27, 1822. 2141. ix. SARAH P., b. Mar. 22, 1822; d. Apr. 3, 1822. 2142. x. SARAH D., b. June 2, 1824; d. July 1863. 2143. xi. EDWIN, b. Sept. 8, 1829; d. June 19, 1832. 907. JOSHUA WHITNEY (Joshua, Daniel, Benjamin, John, John), b. Worcester, Mass., June 17, 1773. He was born in Worcester, Mass.; was a farmer. In 1826 he resided in New York State. It is said he died in Quebec; res. in New York State. 2144. i. ISAAC, b. -----. 908. ISRAEL WHITNEY (Joshua, Daniel, Benjamin, John, John), b. Worcester, Mass., Apr. 6, 1781; m. in Worcester, Feb. 23, 1799, Lucy MAHAN; b. Oct. 18, 1780; d. Dec. 16, 1858. He was born in Worcester, Mass.; was a farmer. His will is dated Mar. 28, 1854, and proved Mar. 4, 1856; res. Worcester, Mass. 2145. i. JOHN, b. Apr. 9, 1820; m. Martha PARKS. 2146. ii. SARAH, b. June 13, 1800; m. Daniel GODDARD. She d. Aug. 21, 1888; res. Worcester, Mass. Son Luther D.; res. Worcester. 2147. iii. NANCY, b. Sept. 8, 1802; Capt. Bezaleel WHITE. She d. June 8, 1854; res. Worcester, Mass. and Paris, Me. He was captain of the militia company that escorted Lafayette from Worcester to Boston in 1824. In 1828 he removed to Maine. He d. June 27, 1874. Ch.: Mary Ann, b. Apr. 30, 1825; d. Sept. 30, 1841; Lucy Jane, b. June 20, 1827; m. Francis E. RICHARDS; res. Oxford; Eunice M., b. Aug. 20, 1830; m. Paul WEIXLER; res. W.; Eliza W., b. Mar. 7, 1833; d. Mar. 4 1872; Wm. B., b. Aug. 18, 1835, was colonel in the war; res. Quincy, Mass.; Sarah J., b. Oct. 20, 1837; d. Aug. 30, 1854; Geo. C., b. Apr. 4, 1843. 2148. iv. MARY, b. May 2, 1805; m. Calvin FLAGG of West Boylston, 1834, She d. Apr. 20, 1868.

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