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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. 253

and agricultural implements. Ch.: Flavia V., b.Oct. 10, 1870; Orrin Frederick, b. Feb. 23, 1873; Bessie Fern, b. Sept. 12, 1880; Arthur Whitney, b. Jan. 30, 1888; Florence Louise, b. November 20, 1891; d. Apr. 9, 1893; all single. Present address, Kansas, Ill. 1821. EPHRAIM WHITNEY (Ephraim, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Upton, Mass., May 13, 1756; m. in Grafton, Oct. 1, 1778, Jemima WHIPPLE; b. in Grafton, 1753; d. in Upton, 1795; m. 2d, June 4, 1795, Joanna SADLER; d. May 2, 1839. He was born in Upton, worked on his father's farm, and at his death came into possession of one-half of it. He served as a soldier in the Upton Company, com- manded by Capt. Woods, in the Revolutionary war. Was an honorable and genial man. He was much given to story telling, especially of the war, of which he had a great memory. He d. Sept. 29, 1827; res. Upton, Mass. 3819. i. JOEL, b. Sept. 11, 1779; d. June 27, 1803; unm. 3820. ii. DANIEL, b. Sept. 11, 1781; d. Mar. 2, 1796. 3821. iii. LYDIA, b. Dec. 10, 1783; m. John ROCKWOOD. She d. Oct. 16, 1862. Ch.: Emily, b. May 17, 1805; m. Dec. 25, 1826, Elijah FORBUSH. She d. Nov. 3, 1840, and he m. 2d, Olive ADAMS: res. Upton, Mass.; Deborah, b. 1807; m. John Pickett; Gregory S., b. 1811; m. Silence BROWN. 3822. iv. MOSES, b. Aug. 31, 1786; m. Susannah HALL. 3823. v. SOPHIA, b. Aug. 25, 1789; m. Elias WARFIELD. She d. Jan. 27, 1859. Ch.: Addison, b. 1816; m. H. A. ROCKWOOD; Sophia, b. 1820; m. Elijah BALLARD; Elias, b. 1823; Ruby, b. 1826; Whipple, b. 1828; 3824. vi. CHOLE, b. Oct. 14, 1791; d. unm. Nov. 2, 1867, in Upton. 3825. vii. JEMIMA, b. Jan. 6, 1795; m. Francis HAPGOOD. She d. Aug. 14, 1848. She was his second wife and d. s. p.; by his first wife, Dorcas WILLIS, he had Gilbert, Salome, Hannah, Jonathan, Sarah, Samuel, Martha, Robert, Olive MASON and Francis. 1822. AMOS WHITNEY (Ephraim, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Upton, Mass., June 29, 1759; m. Eunice TAFT. He was born in Upton where he always resided. At his father's death he inher- ited part of his farm, on which he lived. He d. Sept. 22, 1841; res. Upton, Mass. 3826. i. ESTHER, b. -----; m. Dea. MORSE. Ch.: Henry, Lewis and Eunice. 3827. ii. ELIJAH, b. -----; m. Sarah REED. 3829. iii. AMOS, b. Aug., 1793; m. Nancy WARREN. 3830. iv. HANNAH, b. -----; d. unm. 3831. v. POLLY, b. -----; d. unm. 3832. vi. SALLY, b. Sept., 1801; m. Apr., 1827, Eron FISKE. He was b. May 12, 1800; d. Apr. 26, 1885; was a carpenter. Ch.: Philo W., b. Apr. 5, 1832; m. Nov., 1856; d. June, 1879; Dennis T., b. Apr. 7, 1837; m. Aug. 8, 1860; Ellen L., b. May 18, 1839; m. Feb., 1864; Leona W., b. Feb. 30, 1842; m. Apr., 1865; Dennis T., Upton, Mass.; Ellen L., Mrs. Z.B. GRANDY; Leona W., Mrs. A.J. GODDARD, Grafton, Mass. 3833. vii. JOEL, b. Apr. 19, 1804; m. Mary J. WHITNEY. 1823. MAJOR EZRA WHITNEY (Oliver, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. in Upton, Mass.; m.-----; d. before her husband. His will was presented for probate Sept. 9, 1846, and allowed May, 1847. Jono. BRADISH was executor. He was second major in a Worcester regiment during the Revolutionary war. He d. 1846; res. Upton, Mass. 3834. i. HEPSIBETH, b. -----; m.----- STEARNS; res. Upton. She d. bef. her father, leaving ch., Luther, and Harriett, who m. ----- BROWN. 3835. ii. POLLY, b. -----; d. unm. 3836. iii. DORCAS, b. -----; d. unm. in 1861. She made her will Jan. 10, 1851. It was probated Sept. 3, 1861. Polly, her sister, was men- tioned. Aaron PARTRIDGE was executor. 1825. JACOB WHITNEY (Oliver, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Upton, Mass., in 1770; m. in Grafton, Sept. 27, 1795, Patty WHIPPLE, b. 1770; d. July 21, 1851. He was a farmer. He d. Jan. 3, 1855; res. Upton, Mass.

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