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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. 195

2728. i. MARY, b. Apr 13, 1820; m. Apr 5, 1842, David M. POORE, b. Mar 2, 1820, d. 1860; m. 2d Samuel TEEL; res. Goffstown Centre, N.H. Ch.: Darwin M., b. Mar 7, 1843; m. Carrie F. HADLEY; res. 85 Blodget St., Manchester: Charles B., b. Feb 19. 1845; m. Mary J. GATLEY: Frank H., b. May 4, 1847; d. Jan 16, 1866: David M., b. July 8, 1849; m. Viola B WORTHEN; res. Goffstown Centr. 2729. ii. SYLVESTER, b. Feb 29, 1816; m. Anne M. PALMER. 2730. iii. ELVIRA, b. Jan 28, 1818; m. -----; a dau. is Mrs Ella McDONALD. Fort Gratiot, Mich. 2731. iv. LYDIA M., b. June 27, 1824; m. Jan 29, 1850, Joseph G. YOUNG; res. Chemung, Ill. He was b. Aug 13, 1821. He is an engineer and machinist. Ch.: Eva J., b. Mar 18, 1851; m. 1876, ----- REID; res. C.: Herbert E., b. Aoc., 1853; m. 1880; d. 1892; wid. res. Capron, Ill.: M. Homer, b. 1858; d. 1864. 2732. v. SARAH E., b. Sept 3, 1826; m. ----- ROBERTS; res. Goffstown Cen- tre, N.H. 2733. vi. LUCY E., b. Mar 20, 1834; m. Apr 12, 1855, Charles SPENCER; res. Goffstown Centre, N.H. 2734. vii. ELNATHAN, b. Apr 16, 1822; m. Sylena F. HENRY. 1212. GEN. MOSES WHITNEY (Jacob, Jonas, Eleazer, Thomas, John), b. Jan 2, 1775; m. Apr 14, 1797, at Milton, Rebecca DUNBAR; d. Feb 4, 1824; m. 2d, at Andover, Mrs Mary P. KITTREDGE [NOTE]. Gen. Moses WHITNEY was born in Spring street, West Roxbury, on the 20th of Jan., 1775. He was the youngest of six children of Jacob and Rachel (WHITING) WHITNEY, the dau. of Nathaniel, of the same place. In 1787 he went to Blue Hill, Milton, to learn the leather business. His second wife was the widow of Dr Thomas KITTREDGE, of Gloucester; she outlived him several years, dying in Milton, 1865. He commenced business in 1796, moved to Dorchester in 1797, and removed to Milton in 1805. He purchased the "Rising Sun" estate in 1806, and the Nancy PAINE estate in 1809, extending from the Old Plymouth Road to the Neponset River. He enlarged the wharf, and built a tan house in 1810. In 1819 he built the Whitney house on Milton Hill, and purchased Swift's wharf at the same time in part, filling up the dock between the wharves. After this the lumber and wood business was carried on exten- sively by him for twenty years. He was in active business for sixty-three years, not including his apprenticeship. He was appointed postmaster in Milton, in 1805; resigned in 1816; captain of militia, 1816; colonel, 1821. He was afterward brigadier- general of first brigade, first division, Massachusetts Militia. He died in his house on Milton Hill, Dec 24, 1859; res. Dorchester and Milton, Mass. 2735. i. HANNAH. b, Dorchester, Nov 19, 1797; d. s.p. in 1832. 2736. ii. MOSES, b. D., Oct 7, 1802; m. Elizabeth G. SANDERSON. 2737. iii. MARY, b. D., Apr 17, 1805; d. in 1890. 2738. iv. SETH DUNBAR, b. Milton, Sept 13, 1807; m. Adeline Dutton TRAIN. 2739. v. WARREN JACOB, b. in 1811; m. and d. in 1891. 1218. ABRAHAM WHITNEY (Abner, Jonas, Eleazer, Thomas, John), b. Roxbury, Mass., Apr 25, 1779; m. Rebecca HUDSON; b. in 1777; d. Jan., 1862. He d. in 1853; res. Hartland and Hartford, Vt. 2740. i. JACKSON, b. Sept 7, 1806; m. Caroline Matilda BAKER. 2741. ii. HOLLIS, b. -----; m. and res. in Morrisville, Vt., and New York state. Had 2 ch. 2742. iii. BENJAMIN HUDSON, b. June 20, 1810; m. Rosella BAKER. 2743. iv. LEONARD, b. -----; d. unm. 2744. v. BETSEY, b. in 1801; m. Jan 27, 1827, Almon RUSS. She d. in Mor- risville, VT. Ch.: Albert and William; res. Hyde Park, Vt. 2745. vi. HORTENSIA, b. -----; Charles M. WETHERELL; res. 29 David- son St., Hyde Park, Mass. Ch.: Wm. Herman, Lizzie Webster, Henry Lathrop, Anna May. 2746. vii. FANNY, b. -----; m. John NOYCE; has 4 ch. 1220. JACOB WHITNEY (Abner, Jonas, Eleazer, Thomas, John), b. Springfield, Vt., May 2, 1784; m. Nov 11, 1810, Lucy ADAMS; b. Sept 19, 1792; d. May 1873. He was a farmer. He d. Apr 30, 1824; res. New Salem, Mass. 2747. v. JOHN B., b. Sept 19, 1820; m. Lucinda BARDWELL and Katherine A. PRATT.

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