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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. 317

Canada line. His childhood and youth were passed on his father's farm. His education was obtained in the "district" school of his neighborhood, Missisquoi Valley academy at North Troy, and Derby academy at Derby Center, Vt. He taught school nine years after leaving the academy. At this time his health was somewhat impaired, and also on account of failing eyesight he quit teaching and turned his attention to the car- penter's trade and building. In 1875 he went to Montpelier, Vt., and worked at his trade till 1882, when he moved to Man- chester, N. H. At present he is engaged in the business of con- tractor and builder. 4696. ii. FRANCIS AMELIA, b Feb. 11, 1846; m. Jan. 1, 1868, Thos. C. Gale; res. Newport, Vt. Ch.: Oscar M., b Jan. 20, 1869; res. Belle- view, Fla.; Harry L., b. Jan. 17, 1871; Lena R., b. June 13, 1876; d. Aug. 14, 1877: Anna M., b. Feb. 10, 1878: d. Jan. 12, 1887: Ivah W., b Jan. 18, 1880; Fannie R., b Feb. 18, 1882, d. Jan 6, 1887; Pearl A., b. Mar 16, 16, 1885; Alfred E., b. Mar. 2, 1889. All but Oscar res. Newport, Vt. 4697. iii. JAMES PAUL, b. Mar. 26, 1847; m. Tinnie M. DREW. 4698. iv. BETSEY ADALINE, B. Dec., 18, 1850: m. Aug. 20, 1872, Hiram S. NOTT. Ch.: Amos L., b. June 14, 1873; Roy H., b. Oct. 10. 1875; Archie S., b. Aug., 5, 1877; Harry W., b. Nov., 29, 1884; Win- fred E., b. Mary 5, 1885: res. West Derby, Vt. 4699. v. MARTIN AUGUSTINE, b. Nov., 28, 1852: unm. 4700. vi. SARAH PORTER, b. Aug. 27, 1856; m. Sept., 1881, Leon G. FIELD. Ch.: Maud S., b. Nov. 1, 1883: res. Newport. Vt. 4701. vii. EDITH MASON, b. Oct. 7, 1862: m. Dec., 31, 1889, Frank FAIRCHILD; res. Manchester, N.H. 4702. viii. MARION IDILLA, b. July 2, 1868; m. June, 1888, Archibald N. McLEAN: res. Manchester, N. H. 4703. ix. ELMINA M., b. April 1838: m. Apr. 8, 1855, Stephen BASCOM. He was b. At Worcester, Vt., Apr. 20, 1828. Ch.: Willie S., b. June 13, 1881; res. 327 Pearl St., Manchester, N. H. 2367. DR. WILLIAM WALLACE WHITNEY (Paul, Timothy, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Cowansville, P. Q., Apr. 29, 1817; m. Betsey WINTER, of Montpelier, Vt., m. 2nd, Mrs. PERRY, of Biddeford, Me.; m. 3d, in Boston, Sarah Maria EATON; b. Apr. 2, 1821; res. Springfield, Mass. He learned the shoemaking trade when a boy, but not liking it, studied medicine and veterinary surgery, and was considered one of the best veterinary surgeons in that section. He also armed several years, and at his death, in 1884, was running a drug store in Springfield, Mass. He died from erysipelas. I believe he was an Episco- palian in belief. He d. Apr., 1884 [NOTE]: res. Atkinson, N. H., and Springfield, Mass. 4704. i. MARCELLA, b.-----, m. Wm. PARMALEE, of Waterloo, P. Q.: res. Ottawa; 7 ch. 4705. ii. ANGELINE R., b-----; d. ae 12. 4706. iii, HARRIETT AUGUSTA, b. May 20, 1847; m. Aug. 31 1869, Dr. Albert R. WHITNEY; b. 1837; d. Sept. 11, 1872, m. 2nd, Feb. 16, 1874, Gen'l. Dennis T. KIRBY, of New Orleans, La. He was b. Sept. 15, 1838; res. Washington, D. C., 132 11th St., S. E. Albert Reed WHITNEY was born in Williston, Vt., in 1835, on the 11th day of April, and was raised at said place. When he finished school education he went to St. Louis, Mo., and entered the St. Louis College of Medicine. He enlisted while attending the medical college on a hospital steamer on the Mississippi river and was in charge of a hospital at Natchez, Miss. At the close of the war he returned to medical college and graduated with honor on March 1, 1865. He then went to Waterproof, Tensas Parish, La., where he became a merchant, and practiced his profession as a physician until he was elected to state (La.) Senate in 1869 for a term of four years. He served in the posi- tion but three years, dying at Mallett Bay, Vt., Sept. 9, 1872. Brevet Brigadier General Dennis T. KIRBY was born in Niagra County, N. Y., Sept. 15, 1837, moved with his parents to

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