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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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186 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

2537. vii. SUSANNA, b. Feb 24, 1821; res. 58 Bank St., New York City. 2538. viii. BENJAMIN SHURTLIFF, b. Nov 5, 1822; d. Aug 6, 1850. 2539. ix. ABIGAIL, b. Nov 21, 1824; m. Teodore CROWELL; res. Dillsburg, PA. Ch.: Whitney, b. -----; res. Arlington, N.J. 2540. x. WILLIAM MINOTT, b. Jan 2, 1827; m. Amelia COOK. 2541. xi. WARREN WEBSTER, b. Mar 12, 1829; m. Jenny A. BARD. 2542. xii. SARAH LOUISA, b. Sept 26, 1831; d. Aug 14, 1832. 1056. MOSES GILL WHITNEY (Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Feb 4, 1791; m. Ann SHIELDS; res. Bennington, VT. 2543. iii. JOSIAH, b. -----; m. Sarah DICKENSON. 2544. i. LEWIS, b. -----; m. -----. He d. in Greenfield, Mass. leaving two ch. The widow and son went west and d. there. The other child was a dau. 2545. ii. ROYAL, b. -----; m. -----. He m. twice and d. in Bennington, Vt., leaving a dau. 2546. iv. MOSES GILL, b. Apr 30, 1821; m. Nov 28, 1844, Charlotte W. FARNSWORTH, b. Dec 6, 1820. He d.s.p. Jan 26, 1852; res. Chicopee, Mass. 2547. v. Dau, b. -----; d. infancy. 1059. JOSHUA WHITNEY (Caleb, Jonathan, Richard, Richard, John), b. Harvard, Feb 18, 1754; m. in Sterling, Mass., 1783, Vashti KNIGHT. b. 1759. His widow peti- tions the court for her third of the estate Oct 20, 1812. She d. Sterling, Oct, 1832. He d. July, 1812; res. Gardner, Mass. 2548. i. OLIVER, b. Apr 28, 1784; m. Rebecca NICHOLS. 2549. ii. JOSHUA, b. Feb 9, 1786; d. Feb 16, 1792. 2550. iii. DORCAS, b. Jan 14, 1798; m. Edmond NICHOLS. Ch.: Joel and Betsey. They res. Gardner, Mass. 2551. iv. DOLLY, b. Mar 28, 1790; c. May 9, 1791. 2552. v. JOSEPH, b. Mar 24, 1792; m. Nancy SAWIN. 2553. vi. DOLLY, b. Sept 27, 1793; m. Asa HOLDEN. 2554. vii. JOSHUA, b. Mar 24, 1795; d. May 2, 1795. 2555. viii. JOHN, b. Apr 21, 1796; m. Rachel OSGOOD. 2556. ix. JOEL, b. Apr 13, 1798; d. Mar 15, 1801. 2557. x. EBENEZER, b. Aug 1, 1800; d. bef. 1812. 2558. xi. SILAS, b. Nov 11, 1804; d. bef. 1812. 2559. xii. MARY, b. dec 20, 1807; m. John SAWYER. 1065. JONATHAN WHITNEY (Caleb, Jonathan, Richard, Richard, John), b. Sept 18, 1768 [NOTE]; m. Lucy WHEELER, b. June 6, 1771. She d. Sterling, Mass., Jan 2, 1856. He made his will Apr 13, 1835, and it was probated may 1, 1847. He d. Feb 18, 1847; res. Sterling, Mass. 2560. i. LUCY, b. May 11, 1794; m. Sept 2, 1813, Calvin WHEELER, b. Aug 4, 1788; d. Jan 2, 1869. She d. Apr 11, 1871. Ch.: Mary Hap- good, b. Apr 22, 1814; d. Aug 14, 1842; Jonathan Whitney, b. Nov 7, 1816; m. Aug 15, 1850; d. July 22, 1889; Levi, b. May 22, 1819; m. Apr 1844; d. Nov 12, 1883; Betsey, b. Nov 4, 1821; d. Aug 31, 1825: Lucy, b. Oct 30, 1826; d. May 18, 1837; Elizabeth, b. Jan 3, 1830; m. Feb 4, 1851, D.F. MESSINGER; res. 29 Myrtle St, Worcester, Mass.: Lydia Ann, b. Oct 31, 1831; d. May 10, 1837; George Gay, b. Oc 7, 1835; d. Oct 14, 1844; Charles, b. July 1, 1838; res. Lake Forest, Ill. 2561. ii. PRISCILLA, b. Jan 9, 1797; m. in 1816, Leonard MASON, b. Jan 25, 1789; d. Feb 7, 1853. She d. Apr 5, 1879. Ch.: Mary, b. Dec 28, 1817; m. May 17, 1837, Amos E. KENDALL; res. E.Princeton, Mass.; Betsey M., b. Jan 26, 1820; m. May, 1843, Lysander B. BARNES. She d. Oct 31, 1853; Joel W., b. Oct 30, 1821; m. May 5, 1847, Mary E. THOMAS. He d. July 5, 1894. He was b. in East Princeton. At his death he was senior member of the firm of J.W. Mason & Co., chair and furniture manufacturers in New York City and at Hunter. His character was firm and commanding, but with a keen sense of the humorous - at all times ready to see and appreciate a joke, and always ready with a pleasantry. He looked on the bright side of life, was

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