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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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174 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

2370. ix. LOUISA, b. Oct. 17, 1821; m. David POWELL, of Bolton, P.Q. Ch.: Oscar F. A., Parker P., res. East Bolton, P.Q., and Delia A.; d. Oct. 27, 1865. 2371. x. PAUL, b. Mar. 28, 1824; m. Josephine STOW. They died about same time. He d. Dec. 27, 1861, and left one dau., Alice. 2372. xi. HARRIETT HEILEMAN, b. July 7, 1826; m. Aug. 17, 1858, Joel LEAVITT; res. Bolton Centre, P.Q. Ch.: Cynthia Perkins, b. July 5, 1859; d. Aug. 30, 1869; Charles Joel, b. July 9, 1860; m. in 1883, and res. Newport, Vt.; Hiram Paul, b. Jan. 29, 1862; m. July, 1885; res. Bolton Centre; Lucinda MARSH, b. Aug. 11, 1864; James Lincoln, b. and d. June 21, 1867; Elijah, b. Apr. 7, 1869; d. 1876. 2373. xii. BARNABAS, b. Aug. 27, 1828; m. Emily BRACEY. 988. BARNABAS WHITNEY (Timothy, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Apr. 13, 1777; m. Sept. 16, 1804, Harriett HEILEMAN; b. June, 1783; d. Sept. 26, 1849. He was born in Harvard, Mass., and received an excellent education at the com- mon and private schools. At an early age he engaged in teaching, which profession he followed all his life. He was principal of the schools in Blandford, Mass., Berk- shire, New Haven, Monckton, and Cheshire, Vt., and later taught writing school in Boston, where he died. He d. July 27, 1846; res. Blandford and Boston, Mass. 2374. i. FRANCES AMELIA, b. May 29, 1805; m. Dec. 5, 1833, Dr. Lucian W. CARYL. She d. Feb. 15, 1883. He was b. Feb. 27, 1806; d. Apr. 15, 1837. Was a practicing physician. Ch.: Harriett E., b. Nov. 21, 1834; res. 82 Myrtle St., Boston, Mass. 2375. ii. FRED'K H., b. Sept. 25, 1807; m. Abigail B. BUMSTEAD. 2376. iii. MARY ANN, b. Mar. 6, 1812; m. Dec. 25, 1834, Judson Niles FARRAR. She d. Oct. 2, 1890. He was b. Mar. 20, 1808. Was cashier in a bank. Res. Abingdon, Mass. Ch.: Mary A. Cox, b. Sept. 22, 1835; d. Sept. 22, 1857; Lucian W., b. Mar. 24, 1839; d. Aug. 18, 1859; Judson C., b. Apr. 28, 1841; d. Sept. 23, 1841; Granville Heileman, b. Sept. 16, 1844; d. Sept. 19, 1847; Nathan- iel B., b. June 15, 1847; Harriett Amelia, b. Dec. 5, 1854; Gran- ville Robinson, b. Sept. 9, 18--; d. Apr. 19, 1883. 2377. iv. HARRIETT HEILEMAN, b. Dec. 9, 1814; m. May 28, 1835, Joseph WAIT. He was son of Marmaduke and Amelia Heileman WAIT, and was b. in Randolph, Vt., Mar. 24, 1806. For many years he was a merchant in Burlington, and later engaged in business in New York, residing in Jersey City, where he d. Feb. 22, 1869. Mrs. WAIT, after the death of her husband, moved to Chicago to reside with her son, Horatio L., where she d. Apr. 10, 1891. She was a woman of lovely character and beautiful presence. Ch.: Horatio Loomis, b. Aug. 8, 1836; m. 1860, Clara Conant LONG, res. 4919 Madison Ave., Chicago, Ill. He is master in chancery of the Circuit Court of Cook County, and was b. in New York City. His father was a merchant in that city. His grandfather, Marmaduke, served in the second war with Eng- land, and his great-grandfather, Joseph WAIT, of Vermont, was a colonel in the first war, serving under Gen. Ethan ALLEN. Horatio was educated at Columbia College grammar school. Went to Chicago in 1856. Read law with Joseph N. BAKER, but before being admitted to practice the civil war broke out. He entered the navy and remained there for nine years, joining the European squadron after peace was declared. Mr. WAIT left the navy in 1870, and the same year was admitted to the bar and opened an office in Chicago, soon finding a good busi- ness on his hands. In 1876 he was appointed master in chan- cery, and since that date has made a specialty of chancery practice. He ignores politics entirely, attends exclusively to the study and duties of his profession. A gentleman who knows Mr. WAIT well, thus wrote to the editor of the Bench and Bar of Chicago: "Mr. H. L. WAIT is a polished gentleman, a scholar of unusual attainments, and a conversationalist of marked ability. He has also been an extensive traveler. As a lawyer

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