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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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3682. i. ESTHER A., b. Aug. 12, 1830; m. John READ; m. 2d James B. BELL; res. Kingston. 3683. ii. MARTHA J., b. July 6, 1832; m. Jan. 1, 1851, George W. BISHOP, b. Jan. 8, 1824; res. Chicago, Ill. He was b. Jan. 8, 1824; d. Feb. 14, 1888. Ch.: Wm. W., b. Oct. 20, 1851; d. Aug. 28, 1852; Ida J., b. Apr. 27, 1853; m. Herbert C. DEXTER; res. 442 37th St., Chicago; Chas. W., b. Nov. 26, 1854; m. Minnie MOAK; res. Tinley Park, Ill.; Frank H., b. Sept. 24, 1856; m. Paulina RAUSCHER; res. 4240 Wabash Ave., Chicago; b. Geo. E., b. Nov. 23, 1858; d. Feb. 17, 1887. 3684. iii. LOREN H., b. Sept. 12, 1834; m. Rebecca FOSTER and Mary MUNSON. 3685. iv. SAMUEL D., b. Oct. 26, 1836; m. Harriett VAIL. 3686. v. ELIZA S., b. Jan. 5, 1838; m. Sardis L. ADAMS; res. Frank- lin, Neb. 3687. vi. WM. H., b. Oct. 24, 1840; m. Marcy HAMER. 3688. vii. NANCY C., b. Jan. 19, 1843; m. J. LAMPSON; res. 911 Rock St., Rockford. 3689. viii. MARY, b. Apr. 21, 1846; m. Dr. Henry W. DOCKHAM; res. s.p. Kingston. 1716. DAVID MORSE WHITNEY (George, Jason, Mark, Benjamin, John), b. Natick, Mass., Nov. 1, 1807 [NOTE]; m. Apr. 3, 1828, Mary Ann GILMORE, of Wrentham, b. Oct. 3, 1805; d. Dec. 7, 1843; m. 2d, Jan. 28, 1844, Mrs. Nancy (WHITNEY) WHEELER [NOTE], b. Nov. 26, 1810; dau. of Jason, Jr. He was born and always resided in Natick, Mass.; was a well known citizen. For several years he was assessor of taxes. He was the best musician and most noted singing master in that section. In 1836 he began the manufacture of shoes, in which business he was engaged for many years. He d. Dec. 2, 1867; res. Natick, Mass. 3690. i. ESTHER LOUISA, b. Mar. 8, 1829; m. Nov. 23, 1847, Theodore PARKER; res. 115 So. Division St., Grand Rapids, Mich. She d. Mar., 1894; buried at Fort Wayne. He was b. Jan. 11, 1825; d. Feb. 18, 1888. He was a locomotive engineer. Ch.: Lizzie Blanche, b. Oct. 22, 1849; Edmund Jonas, b. May, 1850; d. June 6, 1850; David Whitney, b. Feb., 1853; d. June 5, 1855. 3691. ii. GEO. HENRY, b. Sept. 18, 1830; m. Mary Jane HUBBARD. 3692. iii. SAMUEL B. HOMER, b. Oct. 11, 1832; m. Mrs. Hiram THURSTON. 3693. iv. CHARLOTTE TRAVIS, b. Mar. 21, 1836; m. Jan. 23, 1854, Geo. H. ANDREWS, 78 Douglass Ave., Fort Wayne, Ind. 3694. v. HARLAN H., b. Mar. 7, 1838; m. Marian S. STOWELL. 3695. vi. HARRIETT WILSON, b. July 9, 1841; d. July 3, 1842. 3696. vii. FRANK H., b. July 28, 1845; m. Adelaide GREEN. 1718. GEORGE COLLANDER WHITNEY (George, Jason, Mark, Benjamin, John), b. Natick, Mass., Feb. 3, 1809; m. Dec. 2, 1829, Persis Robbins BROAD, b. Dec. 20, 1806. He was a farmer and shoe manufacturer. He d. in Chicago; res. Natick, Mass., and Chicago, Ill. 3697. i. CHARLES HENRY, b. -----; res. Chicago, Ill. 3698. ii. SARAH, b. -----; m. ----- OLIPHANT; res. Chicago, Ill. 1719. FREEMAN SEARS WHITNEY (George, Jason, Mark, Benjamin, John), b. Natick, Mass., Feb. 6, 1812; m. there, Apr. 4, 1833, Eveline PERRY, of Natick; b. Aug. 19, 1811; d. May 26, 1884. Freeman Sears WHITNEY was named for Freeman Sears, the first Congregation- alist minister; settled in Natick, Mass., in 1806. In 1830 he learned the currier's trade, working at this until 1845, when he began the manufacture of shoes. In 1858 he gave up manufacturing for himself, but continued in this business quite a number of years, working for other firms. The last years of his life he worked as a gardener and pruning trees and shrubs. He and his family always resided in Natick. He was much interested in music. In his younger days he played the violin for years in the Congregational church. A few years ago he instituted the Veteran Musical Association there in the place. The association was composed of those that played and sang in 1830, 1845 and 1850. These, after they were banded together, played and sang with just as much vim as was displayed by them in their younger days. He d. Sept. 30, 1888; res. Natick, Mass.
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