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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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224 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

1513. MILTON WHITNEY (Asa, Joshua, David [NOTE], Joshua, John), b. Pittsfield, MA, Apr 7, 1786; m. there Jan 8, 1809, Lydia CLEVELAND, b. Sep 18, 1786; d. Pittsfield, OH, Aug 23, 1869. Milton WHITNEY was born in Pittsfield, MA, where his children were all born. In 1830 he moved to Ohio, became a large land owner and prominent business man. He d. Sep 4, 1839; res. Pittsfield, MA, and Pittsfield, OH. 3336. i. ASA WATROUS, b. Jan 11, 1810; m. Mary A. WIGHTMAN. 3337. ii. CLARISSA WELLER, b. Mar 2, 1813; m. Hiram HUMPHREY. She d. Dec 28, 1879. Had 7 ch. 3338. iii. WELTHY ANN, b. May 12, 1815; m. July 6, 1835, Lorenzo WADSWORTH. He was b. Becket, MA, Aug 27, 1813; d. Sep 26, 1869. Was a prominent citizen. She d. Apr 8, 1851. Ch.: Frank, b. Oct 14, 1838; m. Ella LEONARD; res. Wellington, O. Frances Mary, b. Sep 3, 1843; m. Wm. BABCOCK; res. Marshall, Tex. 3339. iv. OLIVER W., b. Feb 23, 1817; m. Esther RISING. 3340. v. SILAS D., b. Mar 3, 1820; m. Electa N. PARSONS. 3341. vi. CHAS. HENRY, b. Apr 6, 1824; m. Elvira SHELDON. 3342. vii. FRED'K CENTRE, b. June 15, 1828; unm.; res. Pittsfield, O. 3343. viii. CHAUNCY, b. Apr 29, 1811; d. Mar 21, 1812. 1519. DAVID WHITNEY (Samuel, Solomon, David, Joshua, John), b. Chittenden Co., VT, Mar 4, 1796; m. in Almond, NY, Mar 19, 1823, Margaret KARR, b. Oct 28 1800; d. Sept 10, 1887. David WHITNEY was left alone as to near relatives a the age of 18 years. He carried a musket at the battle of Platsburg banks in 1812, being then 16 years old. He left Vermont when 18 years old and settled down in Allegany Co., NY, as a farmer. By hard work became the owner of a good farm and the head of a family. Sold out and moved west in 1836, with wife and five children. Purchased and put under improvements a half section of land, at the same time doing considerable in stock raising. Sold out in Ohio in 1856 and settled in Olmsted Co., Minn, where he put a nice farm under good improvements. Sold out again in 1870, and bought in Jasper Co, Mo., where he lived as farmer until his death, 1876. He d. Nov 10, 1876; res. Almond, NY, and Scotland, Mo. 3344. i. LUCY, b. Mar 10, 1824; m. Jan 3, 1842, John BAMBER. She d. Oct 16, 1855. He was b. Nov 1, 1814; res. Clallam Bay, WA. Ch.: Archie, Mar 21, 1843; address Rochester, Minn.; Mary L., b. June 17, 1849; m. J.H. MARLETTE. Sep 6, 1862; address, Clallam Bay, WA; Thad S., b. June 22, 1849; address Ruby City, Wash. 3345. ii. SAMUEL, b. Nov 19, 1828; d. Apr 2, 1851 3346. iii. MATILDA, b. Apr 7, 1832; m. Jan 1, 1852, Henry O. NEARING; res. Tontogany, OH. He was b. Dec 14, 1827; farmer; s.p. 3347. iv. CHARLES, b. Jan 30, 1834; m. Orilla PAINE. 3348. v. CAROLINE, b. Dec 12, 1836; m. Dec 12, 1856, O.J. SNYDER; res. Clallam Bay, WA. She d. Mar 21, 1876. He was b. Sep 23, 1828; d. Mar 12, 1862; was a farmer. Ch.: O.A., b. Oct 22, 1857; m. Nov 20, 1877; res. Scotland, Mo.; John C., b. July 5 1860; d. Oct 27, 1867. 3349. vi. JOHN, b. Feb 16, 1841; d. Mar 21, 1876. 3350. vii. ANN, b. Sep 6, 1825; d. June 15, 1834. 3351. viii. MARIA, b. Sep 6, 1829; d. Oct 28, 1835. 1520. RUFUS WHITNEY (Tarball, Solomon, David, Joshua, John), b. Dec 18, 1796, in Poultney, VT; m. May 19, 1839, Laura Maria PICKET, b. Oct 8, 1819. He d. Jan 22, 1861, res. Almond, NY. 3352. i. ALBERT RUSSELL, b. Sep 19, 1840; m. Sarah TREAT. He served in the Union Army in the war of 1861, was captured by the rebels and died from disease contracted in Andersonville prison pen while on his way home, Nov 5, 1864. Had a son, Lewis R., who at one time res. at Almond. 3353. ii. EDWIN HENRY, b. Sept 21, 1842; m. Adelia PERRY. 1521. WILLIAMS WHITNEY (Tarball, Solomon, David, Joshua, John), b. Hunt- inton, PA, Apr 23, 1802; m. Hornellsville, NY, Nov 23, 1823, Louisa ALLEN, b.

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