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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)
Transcribed by the Whitney Research Group, 1999.
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2748. iii. JONAS, b. Apr. 4, 1816; d. Oct. 6, 1816. 2749. iv. LOUIZA, b. Oct. 9, 1813; m. Dec. 11, 1832; Sylvester W. BANGS; res. Ware, Mass.; b. Sept. 14, 1811; d. July 25, 1884. Ch.: Martha Elizabeth, b. Feb. 15, 1834, in Ware; m. George Goodwin HALL, Sept. 3, 1856; Dwight Whitney, b. Mar. 3, 1840; d. Sept. 9, 1842; Jane Louisa, b. June 14, 1846; m. Chas. H. ELLIS, Sept 3, 1867; d. July 1, 1877; Licia C., b. Aug. 3, 1855, in Ware, m. Geo. Bliss CUTLER, Dec. 11, 1882. 2750. v. LEONARD, b. Sept. 12, 1811; m. Abby E. DAY. 2751. vi. JONAS, b. Dec. 11, 1817; m. Mary L. HUNTER and res. in Deerfield, Mich. 2752. vii. LYDIA ANN, b. Dec. 12, 1822; m. Apr. 17, 1843, Rufus S. MIXTER. They had one son, Frank, who died young. 1221. ABNER WHITNEY (Abner, Jonas, Eleazer, Thomas, John), b. Roxbury, Mass., July 19, 1780; m. Polly WHITE. He was a farmer. He d. Dec. 27, 1866; res. Orange, Mass. 2753. v. HARRISON H., b. Oct 31, 1819; m. Onda KENDALL. 2754. i. MARY, b.-----; m. A. THAYER. 2755. ii. ARATHUSA, b. -----; m. Samuel ADAMS; son James W. res. Orange, Mass. 2756. iii. ALEXANDER, b. -----; m. Mehitable DAVIS. 2798. vi. EMILY, b. -----; m. Thomas TENNEY; res. -----. 2799. vii. HARRIETT, b. -----. 2796. viii. CHARLES, b. -----. 1224. JONAH WHITNEY (Isaiah, Isaiah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Harvard, June 19, 1758; m. Sept. 25, 1783; there Lois HILL; d. Jan. 10, 1794. An old Bible in pos- session of a daughter of Amos S. WHITNEY, at Minneapolis refers to her as Miss Lidia WHITNEY; m. 2d in Henniker, N. H., 1804, Jane STONE, b. 1783; d. 1864. Jonah WHITNEY was born in Harvard, Mass., in 1758. He served in the Revolu- tionary war from Harvard, in 1780. in Capt. WILLIAMS' company and his age was then given as 21. After the death of his first wife, in 1805, he moved to Henniker, N. H. It is reported that his father paid for the land which he took up with a half barrel of silver dollars. He served in the war of 1812, and died from the effects of a fever sore contracted while sleeping on the ground and camping out. He d. in Harvard in 1834; res. Harvard, Mass., and Henniker, N. H. 2761. i. LOIS HILL., b. July 25, 1786; m. Nov. 14, 1806, James TURNER; she d. Apr, 25, 1818. 2762. ii. AMOS STONE, b. Apr. 27, 1807; m. Mrs. Emeline JAKWAY, HOLDEN. 2763. iii. CYRUS J., b. Apr. 26, 1812;m. Mary J. MORRISON. 1226. Dr. ISAIAH WHITNEY (Isaiah, Isaiah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Stow, Mass., Dec. 13, 1765; m. there Apr. 20, 1788, Dorcas WHITMAN, dau. of Dr. Charles, of Stow; b. Apr. 7, 1767; d. July 11, 1844. Dr. Isaiah WHITNEY studied medicine with Dr. Charles WHITMAN, of Stow, who was surgeon in the Revolutionary war, and subsequently was married to his daugh- ter. They moved to Rindge, N. H., in 1790, where he ever after resided. He was much respected as a citizen, and as a skillful and conscientious physician. He was appointed postmaster, Apr. 15, 1830, and died while holding the office. Isaiah WHITNEY and his brother Jonah, a blacksmith, lived on the old farm. Jonah sold out, left shop, and set up in the center of the town, two miles away, and finally deeded one half of the farm to his son Cyrus, who made certain payments to Amos and Isaiah, and agreed to support his father the remainder of his life, when he was to have the other half of the farm of 110 acres. Mrs. WHITNEY was drowned near Burlington, Vt., by the upsetting of a stage coach in which she was journeying. She fell into the river near the highway. He d. Nov. 30, 1839; res. Rindge, N. H. 2764. vi. ISAIAH, b. Jan. 25, 1799; m. Henrietta A. NICKERSON, Sarah L. SMALL, and Mrs. Hannah E. CROSBY. 2765. i. CLARISSA, b. in 1788; m. June 27, 1812, Lemuel PAGE, Jr., b. Jan. 20, 1780, d. May 8, 1825. He was captain in the war of 1812, and colonel in the State militia; m. 2d Joseph JONES, of Troy, N. H.; she d. Feb. 16, 1844. Ch.: Sarah J., b. Nov. 28, 1815; m. John DUNCKLER, of Phila., Pa.; Harriett J., b. 1817; m. Leonard
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