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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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1777; d. Cato, N. Y., 1830. He was a turner; manufactured brush handles, bedsteads, etc. He d. Amboy, N. Y., 1858; res. Rupert, Vt., Greenwich and Amboy, N. Y. 3645. i. OLIVE, b. Apr. 14, 1798; m. May, 1820, Ezra WOODRUFF; b. Feb. 22, 1797; d. Nov. 29, 1873; res. Amboy. She d. Mar. 22, 1882. Ch.: Harriet, b. Feb. 14, 1821; unm. res. A.; Emily, b. June 20, 1823; m. Wm. FELTER; res. A.; Horace, b. Sept. 25, 1825; res. Chicago; Edwin, b. jan. 13, 1828; res. Chicago; Pyrena, b. Oct. 12, 1829; m. July 8, 1848, James COX; res. A.; Morris Willis, b. Sept. 25, 1831; res. Chicago. 3646. ii. ZEBINA, b. Feb. 4, 1800; res. Jordon, Onandaga Co., N. Y.; was a wheelwright and distiller. 3647. iii. PYRENA, b. Mar. 8, 1802; m. Aaron HOPKINS; b. July 14, 1800; d. Mar. 24, 1891. He was a farmer. She d. Oct. 24, 1829. Ch.: Caroline, b. Sept. 16, 1825; m. Apr. 18, 1850, ----- CODDING; res. Blaine, Kan.; Benjamin B., b. June 19, 1828. he d. in Deep Bottom, Va., in union army, Aug. 13, 1864. 3648. iv. JERUSHA, b. Apr. 26, 1804; m. Anson HOPKINS; b. -----; d. in Amboy. Ch.: Anson, b. -----; res. Amboy; Helen, b. -----; m. ----- GEER; res. A., N. Y. 3649. v. EUNICE, b. Sept. 16, 1806; m. Apr. 29, 1834, John RUSSELL; res. Freeborn, Minn.; b. Sept. 4, 1806. He is a farmer. Ch.: Lucin- da, b. may 18, 1837; m. May 6, 1873, W. N. FAY; res. Hermosa, S. D.; Josephine Eliza, b. Apr. 29, 1839; m. Mar. 26, 1868, Ira O. RUSSELL; res. Granite Falls, Minn.; Henry, b. Sept. 16, 1841; d. Oct. 28, 1842; James H. b. Sept. 24, 1844; m. Nov. 1868, Cor- nelia MITCHELL; res. Russell, Kan.; William L., b. Mar. 2, 1847; res. Willis, Mont. 3650. vi. MARY ANN, b. Feb. 4, 1809; m. ----- ROOT. 3651. vii. ANNA, b. July 30, 1811; m. ----- CHAFFEE. 3652. viii. SARAH, b. Dec. 24, 1813. 3653. ix. JAMES M., b. Apr. 5, 1819; m. Mary E. HUNTLEY. 3654. x. ASAPH K., b. Jan. 27, 1822; m. ----- -----. 3655. xi. GEO. W. b. Dec. 14, 1816; m. Mary HUTCHINS and Dorothea F. THOMPSON. 1706. JASON WHITNEY (Isaac, Jason, Mark, Benjamin, John), b. Middlesex, N. Y. He d. in Texas; res. Ala. and Texas. 3656. i. -----, b. -----. 3657. ii. NAPOLEON, b. -----. He served in the Mexican war and was killed. 1709. SAMUEL WHITNEY (Isaac, Jason, Mark, Benjamin, John), b. Middlesex, N. Y., July 9, 1811; m. at Macomb, Mich., Apr. 21, 1836, Ann STROUP; b. Mar. 5, 1819. He was born in Middlesex, Ontario Co., N. Y., now Potter, Yates Co. He migrated to Michigan in 1834, settling in Detroit, where he resided for two years going then to a farm at Macomb, which he purchased of the government, where he ever after resided. He d. Apr. 26, 1889; res. Macomb, Mich. 3658. i. JASON C., b. Feb. 9, 1839; m. Elida BERNEY and Lettie E. HEYMAN. 3659. ii. SOPHRONIA, b. May 16, 1837; unm.; res. Mt. Clemens, Mich. 3660. iii. WM. H., b. Dec. 16, 1840; m. Mary Euretta KELLOGG. 3661. iv. ESTHER A., b. Sept. 1, 1842; m. Aug. 27, 1873, Warren CRAWFORD; res. Kings Mill, Mich.; 5 ch. 3662. v. GEORGE CLAY, b. June 4, 1846; m. Martha A. FREIS. 3663. vi. MILTON I., b. June 4, 1846; m. Elizabeth M. FULLER. 3664. vii. SAMUEL EMORY, b. Mar. 28, 1848; res. 23 Adams Ave., Detroit, Mich. S. Emory WHITNEY was born at Mt. Clemens, Mich. His father, a native of New York, was raised on a farm, occa- sionally as a diversion teaching district school for a term, or commanding a boat for a season on the Erie canal. In 1834, when 23 years of age, he emigrated to Michigan, purchased 20 acres of land near Mt. Clemens from the government, upon which he lived till the time of his death. S. Emory lived on his father's farm till well along in his teens, attending district school three or four months of the year. Abandoning the farm, he chose teaching as his profession, attended the Normal school

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