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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. 185

2522. vi. SUSAN, b. June 9, 1795; m. Aug. 8, 1816, Richard RICHARDS. He d. Dec. 19, 1851; res. Lynn, Mass. Ch.: Lydia M., b. Apr. 29, 1817; m. 1832, Albert T. GOODWIN; res. Lynn; Jos. W., b. May 25, 1820; m. Jan. 22, 1821; Bridget H., b. Apr. 26, 1825; m. 1839, Amos W. FISHER. 2523. vii. STEPHEN, b. Aug. 6, 1797; d. at D., Aug. 24, 1803. 2524. viii. ELVIRA, b. Mar. 2, 1804; m. William WATTS, of L. 1053. CAPT. LEMUEL WHITNEY (Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Sept. 19, 1784; m. Dec. 4, 1804, Elizabeth HALL [NOTE]; b. Feb. 6, 1788; d. Apr. 30, 1852. Capt. Lemuel WHITNEY was the son of Gen. Josiah, and was born in Harvard, Mass. He was eleven years of age when his father moved from Harvard to Ashby. He was captain in the militia, and an officer for six years. He was fatally injured by falling from a load of hay, and died within a few days. He made his will July 6, and it was probated Sept. 6, 1853. He d. July 9, 1853; res. Ashburnham, Mass. 2525. i. HENRY H., b. June 11, 1805; m. Caroline F. BAILEY. 2526. ii. DWELL, b. Sept. 10, 1807; m. Emily DERBY, and Mrs. Rebecca (GILSON) CROUCH. 2527. iii. OTIS, b. Nov. 14, 1809; m. Hannah PARKER. 2528. iv. BETSEY, b. Mar. 18, 1812; m. Feb. 2, 1832, Josiah DERBY, b. July 4, 1805, d. Apr. 4, 1876; farmer; res. Leominster, Mass. Ch.: Sarah E., b. May 23, 1833; d. June 13, 1844; Mary A., b. Sept. 28, 1834; m. Dec. 19, 1860, Wm. FLINT; he d. in the army; she m. 2d Jona E. GOODWIN; she d. Sept. 7, 1887; Jane E., b. July 9, 1836; m. Feb. 25, 1869, John W. WHITNEY, and live at 36 Burnap street, Fitchburg, Mass.; Emily A., b. Jan. 14, 1838; m. July 29, 1860, George L. FULLER, of Shirley; she d. July 7, 1867; left one dau., Nellie M.; Euranie, b. Apr. 30, 1839; m. June 2, 1859, Boardman F. WARREN, of West Townsend, Mass.; they live there now; Josiah, b. Nov. 20, 1840; d. June 17, 1844; Franklin G., b. June 10, 1842; d. July 20, 1842; Julia R., b. May 26, 1843; m. Nov. 21, 1866, Joseph N. DAY, of Lancaster; live in Leominster, Mass.; has one son, Melvin J., b. Nov. 6, 1870; Joseph H., b. Oct. 21, 1844; d. May 26, 1866; Harriet E., b. July 31, 1846; m. Mar. 23, 1875; Lafayette W. PIERCE, Esq., of Winchendon; live in Gainesville, Ga.,; Sarah A., b. Sept. 6, 1848; m. Oct. 10, 1874, Lewis MORSE, of St. Albans, Vt.; live in Townsend, Mass,; Francena E., b. Oct. 3, 1850. 2529. v. LEMUEL, b. Aug. 9, 1818; m. Almira G. POLLARD. 2530. vi. NANCY, b. June 23, 1822; res. Ashby. 1054. DANIEL WHITNEY (Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Oct. 25, 1786; m. Mar. 10, 1808, Hannah SHEDD, of Waltham, Mass. Daniel WHITNEY was born in Mass. He was a master mason builder, and moved with his family from Boston, Mass., in 1825, on a sloop with all his worldly goods and family consisting of ten children. It took a week to make the trip. He resided in New York City, and died at the age of 82. He made all the arrange- ments for his funeral one year before he died - chose eight pall bearers from among his most intimate friends of long standing. He had a presentiment one year before he died that he would die that year. There are many elegant residences standing now that he erected. He was very active after the great fire of 1835. He. d. Apr. 18, 1869; res. Waltham and Boston, Mass., and New York City, N. Y. 2531. i. DANIEL J., b. Feb. 11, 1809; d. San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 10, 1850. 2532. ii. HANNAH MARIA, b. Oct. 10, 1810; d. unm. Dec. 25, 1859. 2533. iii. GEORGE, b. Oct. 30, 1812; d. at sea. 2534. iv. JOSIAH M., b. Jan. 19, 1814; m. Mary Jane AYERS. 2535. v. EDWARD OLIVER, b. Dec. 24, 1816; m. Eliza LAWRENCE. 2536. vi. LUCY JANE, b. Dec. 16, 1818; m. Oct. 19, 1854, George B. REVERE, b. Jan. 26, 1823; d. Dec. 11, 1882. She d. Jan. 11, 1861. Ch.: Susanna W., b. Apr. 23, 1857; res. 572 No. Carey St., Brockton, Mass.; Paul, b. Feb. 20, 1860; m. and res. W. Bridgewater, Mass. This was Mr. Revere's second marriage. By his first wife he had two ch. After Lucy Jane's death he m. 3d, Oct. 4, 1868 Arabella GROVES in Yarmouth, Me.; ch., Jennie Belle, b. Aug. 2, 1869; d. Sept. 8, 1870.

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