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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. 237

greatest authors, Joseph KRASYEWSKI. In 1891 she translated "Corine," from the French of Louis ENAULT, which was pub- lished by Little, Brown & Co., of Boston. She has also written poems and short stories for the magazines and is an artist, being a member of the Buffalo Society of Artists, and exhibiting each year original sketches from nature. Sept. 30, 1868, Linda de KOWALEWSKI married Robert FULTON at Niagara Falls. Robert FULTON was born in Lewiston, N. Y., July 17, 1847, and is of Scotch-Irish descent, as his ancestors came over to the north of Ireland from Scotland in CROMWELL's time. He is a great-grand- son of Lieut.-Col. James Forrest FULTON, of the Gordon High- landers of the English army, who was first cousin to Robert FULTON of steamboat fame. Mr. FULTON was for some years asso- ciated with his brother, the late James T. FULTON, proprietor of the International Hotel, Niagara Falls, N. Y., and their com- bined efforts have done much for the prosperity of Niagara Falls. Mr. and Mrs. FULTON reside at 326 Franklin street, Buf- falo, N. Y. 3611. ii. MYRON HOLLY, b. Sept. 10, 1810; d. Aug. 12, 1815. 3612. iii. ANGELINE PARKHURST, b. -----; m. ----- D. R. JERAULD. 3613. iv. SALLY ELIZA, b. Mar. 10, 1814; d. July 31, 1815. 3614. v. SOLON M. N., b. Oct. 7, 1815; m. Frances E. DRAKE. 3615. vi. CELINDA ELIZA, b. July 12, 1817; m. at N. F. Sept. 9, 1844, James F. TROTT, b. Mar. 25, 1815; res. N. F., 1139 Main street. She d. Jan. 4, 1892. Ch.: John Winslow, b. Feb. 21, 1847; m. Caroline Alice BABCOCK Nov. 9, 1870; ch., Alice Babcock, b. Nov. 7, 1871; John Winslow, Nov. 9, 1881; res. N. F.; James Parkhurst, b. Apr. 4, 1849; Elizabeth Celinda, b. Feb. 8, 1851; Solon Whitney, b. Apr. 10, 1854; d. Jan. 17, 1856; Mary Chilton, b. Sept. 28, 1859; d. Jan. 20, 1855. James Fullerton TROTT was born in Purchase street, Boston, Mass., Mar. 25, 1815. He was educated at the Boylston grammar public school, where he received a Franklin medal. He wa also three years in the English high school. His mother was a WINSLOW, a lineal descendant of John Winslow, who maried Mary CHILTON. His mother was the seventh in direct descent. Her father, Gen. John WINSLOW, was a member of the Order of Cincinnatus, the sixth signer and first treasurer of the society, of which he was an honored member. James Ful- lerton TROTT married Celinda Eliza WHITNEY, at the Cataract house, Sept. 9, 1844. In 1846 he became one of the proprietors, the firm being under the name of Whitney, Jerauld & Co. He was proprietor for forty years, and carried on all the financial business. he not only kept up the reputation which Gen. WHITNEY had established, but added to it, so the hotel became famous. In 1886 he retired from the firm, after forty years of honorable work. He was supervisor for six years, being elected by the Democratic party. He has been a trustee of the schools for forty-five continuous years, and also had charge of the district library. He has proved himself to be one of the most public- spirited and upright men in Niagara Falls, N. Y. The "Three Sisters Islands" at Niagara Falls were named after Mrs. TROTT and her two sisters, in 1830. They were the first white women ever on them. 1679. JONATHAN WHITNEY (David, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Conway, Mass., Mar. 13, 1770; m. there Jan. 13, 1791, Lucy WASHBURN. He d. -----; res. Conway, Mass. 3616. i. DAVID, b. Jan. 29, 1803; m. Elizabeth S. GRANGER. 3617. ii. ORLANDO, b. Mar. 27, 1792; m. and went to Texas. I suppose died there. It is supposed that a school teacher by the name of WHITNEY, who, with her school, was attacked by Indians in Western Texas a number of years ago, and who lost her life in successfully defending her pupils, was a daughter of Orlando, but could get no positive proof.

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