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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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204 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

1321. COL. MOSES WHITNEY (Ezra, James, John, Jonathan, John), b. 1756 [NOTE]; m. Hannah ----- [NOTE]; m. 2d, Apr. 3, 1796, Mrs. Nancy (MANN) TYLER*. He served in the Revolutionary war, first in a Douglass compay and later in the company from Ux- bridge, in which he was sergeant. He d. Apr. 10, 1826; res. Uxbridge and Wrentham, Mass. 2907. i. ANNA WYETT, b. Apr. 18, 1787; d. Oct. 20, 1792. 2908. ii. JOHN ANDREWS, b. Jan. 10, 1789. 2909. iii. SAMUEL B., b. Dec. 18, 1791. 2910. iv. NANCY WYETT, b. Apr. 4, 1797; d. s. p. 1888. 2911. v. JULIAN ANN, b. June 25, 1798; m. Nov. 27, 1821, Benjamin Allen TILLINGHAST, b. May 2 1799. He d. Troy, N. Y., Jan. 12, 1887. She d. Mar. 7, 1850. He m. 2d, May 10, 1853, Harriett CORNELL, b. Apr. 3, 1806. Ch.: Thomas Allen, b. Wrentham, Mass., Nov. 9, 1822; d. Troy, N. Y., June 10, 1879, ae.57; m. Margaret Scott GRIFFITH, of Troy, N. Y., Oct. 6 1847; b. -----; d. Dorchester, Mass., Apr. 14, 1890; 5 ch.; Charles Whitney, b. East Green- wich, R. I., May 23, 1824; m. Mary B. SOUTHWICK, at Troy, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1852; b. Apr. 7, 1832; 2 ch.; address Troy, N. Y.; William Henry, b. Warwick, R. I., May 11, 1826; m. Phebe WYCOFF, of New York City; Joseph Joslin, b. Troy, N. Y., Jan. 30, 1831; m. Mary J. SULLIVAN, at Madison, Ind., Dec. 9, 1863; b. Aug. 13, 1834; 2 ch.; address Troy, N. Y.; Allice Ann, born Troy, N. Y., Mar. 3, 1834; d. Troy, N. Y., Feb. 3, 1872, ae. 38; m. Pliney A. MOORE, at Troy, N. Y., Jan 24, 1867; b. 1814; d. Troy, N. Y., May 30, 1877 ae. 63; no ch. 2912. vi. HANNAN TILLINGHAST, b. Feb. 7, 1800; d. 1804. 2913. vii. BENJAMIN, b. in 1782; m. Rachel Nye SPOONER. 2914. viii. TIMOTHY, b. -----. His granddaughter is Mrs. L. H. KINGSBURY, Dedham, Mass. 2915. ix. ESTHER, b. -----; d. unm. 1891 2916. x. CHARLOTTE, b. -----; d. 1802. 2917. xi. ELLEN MARIA, b. Feb. 29, 1808; m. May 11, 1835, at Wrentham, Henry Jackson WILDE; b. in Hallowell, April 6, 1804. He was the son of Samuel Sumner WILDE and Eunice COBB, his wife. Samuel S. WILDE was judge of the supreme court of Massa- chusetts, and when Maine became a state, Judge WILDE moved his family to Newburyport, that he might still be a resident of Massachusetts. One of Mr. WILDE'S sisters married Judge EMMONS, of Hallowell, and another married Hon. Caleb CUSHING, of Newburyport. Two of Mr. WILDE's brothers studied law and practiced, but Mr. WILDE never followed any profession, and his life was full of changes. Like other Newburyport boys he went to sea. Rounding Cape Horn he remained in the Andes, in the silver mines for a time, returned to the United States and went into a store in Boston. Later he was married to Ellen Maria WHITNEY and went into the coal business in Pottsville, Pa., where his daughter, Anne Doane, was born. He moved to Albia village, a part of Troy, N. Y., and after a few years he moved to Washington, D. C. For a time he was in the office of his brother-in-law, Caleb CUSHING, then for a number of years he was in the navy department. In 1847 he moved his family to Boston and made his home with his father, Judge WILDE, who was a widower, living in that city. Mr. WILDE was in the custom house, and later was naval storekeeper at Charles- town, Mass. In 1855 Judge WILDE died and Mr. WILDE moved to one of the suburbs. He d. when away from home in Pepperill, Mar, 30, 1873. She d. Dec. 27, 1864. Ch.: Annes Doane, b. July 8, 1838; m. Oct. 9, 1864, Henry W. DANIELL; res. Boston; Ellen Maria, b. Jan. 1, 1841; res. Milton, Mass. 2918. xii. SUSAN, b. ----; d. 1813. 2919. xiii. ADELIZA, b. Nov. 6, 1811; m. Nov. 9, 1837, Edmond J. FELT; was a farmer and manufacturing jeweler. She d. Dec. 5, 1861. He ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- * May 25, 1790, Moses was appointed guardian of Polly Wells TYLER, a child of second wife by her first husband.

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