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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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304 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

4538. v. JOHN HOWARD, b. 1845, d. Sept. 21, 1869. 4539. vi. CAROLINE BURNS, b. -----; res. 3 Mt. Vernon St., Boston, Mass. 2247. CHRISTOPHER WHITNEY (Abraham, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Waterford, Me., Nov. 5, 1807; m. Oct. 1831, Dolly BROOKS of Stow, Mass. He d. 1860; res., Stow and Lynn, Mass. 4540. i. CATHERINE SOPHIA, b. Feb. 4, 1844; m. Dec. 1869, Joseph M. THOMPSON, of Portland, Me. She d. in 1889 in New Glouces- ter, Me. 4541. ii. ALBERT, b. Mar. 4, 1834. 4542. iii. EBEN S. B., b. Mar. 12, 1836. 4543. iv. ABRAHAM, b. Sept. 28, 1837; m. Mary E. SWAN and Eliza WHITCOMB 4544. v. SILAS B., b. Nov. 9, 1839. 4545. vi. MARY B., b. Jan. 2, 1842; m. ---- JOHNSON; res. Lynn, Mass. 4546. vii. GEORGE F., b. Oct. 1, 1852. 4547. viii. ELIZABETH, b. -----. 2257. SALMON WHITNEY (Salmon, Jonas, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Jan. 31, 1788; m. Eliza SUMNER; m. 2d, Dec. 29, 1829, Alsa P. POND; b. Feb. 19, 1803; d. June 1871. He was born in Harvard, Mass., worked on the farm, and attended school winters as opportunity presented. He moved to Bos- ton when but twenty-one years of age, and for half a century kept a salt fish store on Long Wharf. He d. May 17, 1882; res. Boston, Mass. 4548. i. DAVIS S., b. Oct. 2, 1824; m. Mrs. Sarah T. BELCHER. 4549. ii. ELIZABETH AUGUSTA, b. Oct. 22, 1832. 4550. iii. HENRY LYMAN, b. Nov. 13, 1834; d. Sept. 6, 1856 4551. iv. EDWARD, b. Jan. 3, 1842; d. Apr. 2, 1846. 2259. REV. JOHN WHITNEY (Salmon, Jonas, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Sept. 1, 1803; m. Oct. 15, 1835, Mary A. JEWETT, dau. of Rev. David, of Rockport, b. Nov. 28, 1808. He was the fifth minister of the first church in Boxford, Mass., and was ordained Oct. 15, 1834, and dismissed in 1837. He graduated at Amherst in 1831 and was at An- dover Theological Seminary in 1834, and at once settled in Boxford. He went to Waltham at the conclusion of his first pastorate and was settled there for twenty years. Then for ten years he was located at Canaan, N. Y. Later he moved to Newton Centre, Mass., where he died. He was a scholarly man and kept up his studies to the end of his life. He d. May 31, 1879; res. Boxford and Waltham, Mass. Canaan, N. Y., and Newton Centre, Mass. 4552. i. DAVID JEWETT, b. Sept. 30, 1836, in Marblehead; m. Dec. 5, 1861, Martha Jane HINKEL; b. Aug. 15, 1836. He was for five years in Boston in the dry goods business, and went to New York city in 1857; he resided at 809 East 21st street; was educated at Phillips Academy; is now a commission merchant; s. p. 4553. ii. JOHN RAYMOND, b. Jan. 18, 1838; d. Sept. 27, 1838. 4554. iii. MARY REED, b. Mar. 1, 1839; m. Nov. 20, 1862, F. W. FELTON, a lawyer; res. 181 W. Brookline St., Boston. 4555. iv. ELIZABETH JEWETT, b. Feb. 23, 1841; unm.; res. at home. 4556. v. MARTHA RAPS, b. July 24, 1843; d. Sept. 2, 1843. 4557. vi. MARTHA RAYMOND, b. June 6, 1844; d. Sept. 24, 1844. 4558. vii. HANNAH ANN JEWETT, b. Nov. 27, 1846; res. at home. 4559. viii. MARIA DELANO, b. Nov. 30, 1851. 2260. JUSTIN WHITNEY (Salmon, Jonas, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. July 24, 1801 in Harvard; m. in 1827 Mary Cushing COTTON, in Boxboro; b. Sept. 15, 1806; d. May 25, 1891. He was born in Harvard where he resided nearly all his life, was a farmer and lived on the farm, which tradition says, was originally purchased of the Indians. He d. Aug. 7, 1862. Res. Harvard, Mass. and Leominster, Mass. 4560. i. JUSTIN OTIS, b. June 10, 1829; d. unm., Oct. 13, 1853. 4561. ii. MARIA BIRD, b. May 14, 1831; m. 1852, Henry RICHARDS; res. Worcester. 4562. iii. SALMON, b. Mar. 24, 1833; d. unm., July 26, 1864. He studied law in Lowell and at Harvard Law School; was admitted to the bar in 1860 and opened an office at Groton Junction, now Ayer. He

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