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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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2278. SEALAND WHITNEY (Israel, Jonas, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Sal- isbury, Vt., Nov. 2, 1799; m. Sept. 2, 1827, Sybil LANDON, b. So. Hero, Vt., June 27, 1806; d. Apr. 30, 1873. He d. in Malone, N. Y., Apr. 30, 1874; res. North Hero, Vt., and Malone, N. Y. 4590. i. ELISHA GERRY, b. May 19, 1828; m. Eliza A. HITCHCOCK, Mrs. May Clark McMANN, and Mary Elizabeth MORGAN. 4591. ii. SEYMOUR BANGS, b. June 5, 1837; m. Calista M. COBURN. 4592. iii. BUEL LANDON, b. Dec. 10, 1845; m. Ester E. HARRIS. 4593. iv. MYRON THOMPSON, b. Feb. 18, 1840; res., unm., Marshalltown, In. He was born in North Hero, Vt., educated at the Public schools, and fitted for college at the Franklin academy in Malone, N. Y. Entered Middlebury college in 1863, and was graduated in 1865; later entered Amherst; was graduated in 1867. He studied elo- cution in Boston in 1868. Went west, studied law at Marshall- town, In., in 1869 and 1870, and was admitted to the bar the lat- ter year. Since then has practiced his profession there with success. Is much respected. Unm. 4594. v. EDWARD WILBER, b. Oct. 1, 1850; m. Lizzie E. TAYLOR. 4595. vi. ANN AUGUSTA, b. Apr. 10, 1834; d. Oct. 1, 1836. 2285. AMOS WHITNEY (Levi, Jonas, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Rindge, N. H., 1786; m. Sophia HARRIS, b. 1786; d. 1877. Amos WHITNEY was born in Rindge, N. H. He moved to Leominster, and mar- ried his wide in Fitchburg. In 1812 he moved to Royalston, and purchasing of Abel DOWNE the John OSBORNE place lived there ever afterward. He d. 1874; res. Leo- minster and Royalston, Mass. 4596. i. MARY ANN, b. Aug. 30, 1812; m. at Royalston, Mass., Benjamin WHEELER, b. Jan. 17, 1810; d. Feb, 24, 1884; res. So. Royalston. Ch., Levi W.; res. So. R.; b. June 10, 1848; Mary A., d. Oct, 20, 1860. 4597. ii. SOPHIA, b. Feb. 19, 1815; m. Oct., 1836, Reuben BROWNING. He was b. Mar. 17, 1814; d. Nov. 5, 1845. She d. at Royalston, July 1 1865. Ch., Martha A., b. in Holden, Aug. 2, 1838; m. David W. HODGKINS, M. D., of Jefferson, Me., May 17, 1866; address, East Brookfield, Mass.; ch., Robert B., b. in Waldoboro, Me., Oct. 17, 1867 d. same day; Isabelle Marion, b. E. Brookfield, Mass., June 21, 1869; George Whitney, b. E. Brookfield, Dec. 30, 1870; d. Jan. 9, 1876, aged 5 years 10 days; David Harwood, b. E. Brookfield, June 11, 1873; and Chester Hussey, b. E. Brookfield, Jan. 9, 1875; Marion F., b. Nov. 8, 1840; m. to Rev. Henry M. ROGERS, of Ware, Dec., 1862; address, Holden, Mass.: ch., Nellie Marion, b. in Selinsgrove, Pa., Dec., 1863; Herbert Allen, b. Well- fleet, Mass., Apr. 1866; Rupert Browning, b. Dalton, Mass., Aug., 1868; and Harry, b. W. Springfield, 1870; d. at 4 months. Nellie Marion ROGERS m. Charles A. DAWSON, of Holden, Sept., 1883; address, Holden, Mass.; ch., Rachel DAWSON, b. in Holden, July, 1894. Mary S., b. Aug. 28, 1842; m. to Henry W. COTTON, of Monson, Mar., 1868; ch., Susan Browning, b. Milford, Conn., Sept. 21, 1869; m. Henry S. TUFTS, of Boston, Oct., 1890; address. 1859 Oakdale Ave., Lake View, Chicago. Henry W. COTTON, d. in South Framingham, Dec., 1892; aged 57. 4598. iii. GEORGE, b. Sept. 21,1817; m. Eliza J. SIMPSON and Mary E. CARTER. 4599. iv. LEVI HARRIS, b. Nov. 25, 1821; m Susan S. WHITCOMB, b. 1829; res. s. p. Athol, Mass. 4600. v. ABIGAIL A., b. 182[? - unable to read. Ed.]; m. Chas. W. FORRISTOLL; res. West Fitchburg. 2286. SAMUEL WHITNEY (Lemuel, Ephraim, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Brattleboro, Vt., May 23, 1791; m. Guilford, Jan.1, 1821, Amelia HYDE; b. G., Mar. 18, 1800; d in W., May 18, 1851. Samuel WHITNEY was born in Brattleboro, Vt. He attended the district school, assisting his father on his farm when not acquiring his education. In 1820 he pur- chased a small place between the two villages in Brattlesboro, where he resided for ten years, and where five of his children were born. He was often employed as clerk at the hotel in the east village. This was in the days of stages, and twelve or more lines went and came from the house night and day. So he often ws employed in
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