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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. 189

2585. i. ISAAC, b. Jan 18, 1787; m. 1809, Sally BROUGHTON; res. Ashburn- ham and Ashby, Mass. 2586. ii. DAVID, b. Mar 14, 1789. 2589. v. POLLY, b. Feb 3, 1796. 2587. iii. SUSANNAH, b. Mar 14, 2590. vi. NABBY, b. Mar 12, 1798. 1791. 2591. vii. SAMUEL, b. July 2, 1807. 2588. iv. BETSEY, b. Oct 30, 1792. 2592. viii. ZIMRI, b. June 17, 1809; d. 1879. He m. 1834, Nancy LAWRENCE. He d. felo de se; res. Ashby, Mass. 2593. ix. DAVID, b. Mar 1, 1809; m. Charlotte BLANCHARD. 1128. JOSEPH WHITNEY (Joseph, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Shutes- bury or Shelburne, Mass., Feb 28, 1748 [NOTE]; m. Dec 15, 1771, Abigail BARNARD; b. Jan 5, 1751; d. Dec 27, 1813. He was probably born in Shelburne, where he was married and was a farmer. During the Revolutionary war he served in one of the companies from Shelburne, and his name is found on the Revolutionary records in the State House of Boston. His farm was located one mile north of the old center. He and his wife were both interred in one grave. They were admitted to the church by letter in 1778, probably from Shutesbury. He d. Dec 29, 1813; res. Shelburne, Mass. 2594. i. MOSES, b. Sept 24, 1772; m. Lydia ALLEN. 2595. ii. LUCINDA, b. Jan 18, 1776; m. July 3, 1794, Joseph MERRILL; res. Shel- burne. He was a cutlery manufacturer and kept a store in s. in 1801. She d. Jan 24, 1858. He d. Sept 29, 1844. 2596. iii. HANNAH, b. July 20, 1788; m. July 14, 1793, Igal FELLOWS. He d. May 28, 1849. Was b. July 14, 1783; res. Shelburne. She d. Apr 11, 1859. 2597. iv. ABIGAIL, b. Feb 13, 1786; m. Oct 2, 1808, Rev. Amariah CHAN- DLER. He was m. three times, this being his first wife. Rev. Dr. Amariah CHANDLER was born Oct 27, 1782, in Deerfield, Mass. He graduated at college in Burlington, VT.; was ordained at Waitsfield, Vt., in 1810, and preached later at Hardwick, Vt., and Greenfield, Mass. His wife died at the latter place Jan 19, 1833; ae. 47. He d. Oct 20, 1864. Ch.: Henry Satterlee Lewis, b. Aug 20, 1809; m. Merietta JOSLYN; Clarissa Naomi, b. Jan 25, 1811; m. Geo. F. KIDDER; Moses Eliphalet, b. May 15, 1813; dau. res. Allegan, Mich., d. Nov 26, 1857; Joseph Whitney, b. June 20, 1815; m. Adaline GOODNOW; Abigail Barnard, b. May 1, 1818; m. Wm. LYMAN: Lydia Cerentha, b. Jan 23, 1822; m. Joseph C. PRENTISS: Amariah, b. Apr 4, 1824; d. Aug 10, 1834; Susan Barron Jubilee, b. July 4, 1826; m. Elisha G. ARMS. 2598. v. JOSEPH, b. Apr 4, 1781; d. June 11, 1787. 2599. vi. ABIGAIL, b. May 19, 1783; d. Aug 3, 1786. 2600. vii. LIDIA, b. Feb 21, 1778; d. Aug 31, 1852. 2601. viii. BETSEY, b. Mar 21, 1794; d. Jan 5, 1814. 2602. ix. CLARISSA, b. Feb 13, 1792; m. Dec 24, 1812, Philetus CHILDS; b. 1785; d. Sept 13, 1858. She d. Sept 17, 1860; res. Shelburne. 2603. x. ELIZABETH, b. Feb 23, 1774; d. in Shutesbury, Oct 23, 1775. 1132. SILAS WHITNEY (David, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. prob. 1737; m. in Shrewsbury, Mass., Mar, 1758, Jane PEARSON, of that place. He was born probably in 1737. In 1758 he went to No Town (Princeton) and purchased land. He was a blacksmith and followed that trade. His wife, whom he married soon after going to No Town, was from Shrewsbury, where they were mar- ried. In 1763 he moved to Winchendon, and soon after, in Feb 1773, to Rindge, N.H., from which place he was warned out of town. While residing in Winchendon he kept hotel at the center, and in 1764 was chosen church warden and surveyor of boards and shingles. Later he moved to Clarendon, Vt. In the county of Worces- ter, Mass., Registry of Deeds, lib.57, fol.50. There is a record of a deed of Silas WHIT- NEY and wife Jane, of Princeton, to one JONES, July 2, 1762. This is the land he had purchased four years before. Res. Princeton and Winchendon, Mass., Rindge, N.H. Clarendon, Vt. 2603. i. LOVE, b. Dec 18, 1758. 2604. ii. DAVID, b. Aug 31, 1761; m. Sarah WILSON. 2605. iii. SILAS, b. June 12, 1762; res. St Armand, P.Q., where he d. and was buried.

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