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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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2510. HON. STEPHEN WHITNEY (Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. July 1, 1784, in Harvard, Mass.; m. Jan. 13, 1810, Mary A. BURGESS; b. July 12, 1786; d. in Saratoga, N. Y., in 1868. Stephen Whitney was born in Harvard, Mass. He resided in Nelson, N. H., but subsequently, in 1806, removed to Bloody Brook, Deerfield, Mass. He was a promi- nent merchant and a man highly respected and esteemed in the community where he lived. He was representative from Deerfield in the Massachusetts General Court in the years 1834 and 1835. In 1834 he was monitor of the first division of the House and a member of the committee on accounts. He was also monitor in 1835, and in the same year one of the commissioners who had charge of the construction of the enlargement of the State Lunatic Asylum at Worcester. His wife was the daughter of Dr. Benjamin BURGESS, who was for a long series of years the country doctor in Goshen, Mass., and of whom it was truly said, "And a man he was to all the county dear." Mrs. WHITNEY's sister married Mr. Mitchell DAWES of Cummington, and was the mother of Hon. Henry L. DAWES, whose long and distinguished career as a leader of his profession and as representative and senator in the Congress of the United States is well known to the people of Massachusetts. He d. July 12, 1852; res. Con- way, Mass. 4877. i. JAMES S., b. May 19, 1811; m. Laurinda COLLINS. 4878. ii. MARY ANN, b. -----. 4879. iii. SUSAN C., b. -----; m. James I. WAKEFIELD; res. Saratoga Springs, N. Y. 4880. iv. FANNY J., b. -----; m. ----- PICKERING, s. p. 2512. JOSIAH WHITNEY (Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. in Nelson, N. H., Feb. 24, 1782; m. Nov. 22, 1808, Sarah EMES; b. Jan. 4, 1784; d. Feb. 23, 1858, in Sullivan. He d. June 17, 1857; res. Nelson, N. H. 4881. ii. JOSEPH, b. Mar. 25, 1811; m. Mary A. NEWCOMB. 4882. i. GEORGE, b. Oct. 6, 1809; m. Nancy NIMS. 4883. iii. MARY ANN, b. Mar. 6, 1813; m. Oct. 25, 1838, David W. BUCKMINSTER; res. Keene, N. H. She d. Dec. 28, 1884. He d. May 9, 1874; was a farmer. Ch.: Sarah Eliza, m. Almon DAVIS; P. O. address, Roxbury, N. H.; Joseph A., P. O. address, Winchen- don, Mass.; Martha, m. ----- WHITMAN; d. leaving two chil- dren; one since d.; Josiah Whitney, P. O. address, Keene, N. H.; m. Ella AINGER; is not living now; left no children; Maria, m. Jarvis ADAMS; d. leaving no children; Milton E., b. July 4, -----; P. O. address, N. 86, Roxbury, and Millard F., b. July 4 -----; P. O. address, N. 86, Gilsum. 4884. iv. CHARLES H., b. Nov. 18, 1819; m. Lucy C. NIMS. 2513. JAMES WHITNEY (Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Dec. 26, 1789; m. Anna GOSS; res. Peterboro, N. H. 4885. i. JAMES H., res. Peterboro. 2515. SCOLLAY WHITNEY (Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Oct. 6, 1798; m. -----; res. Lynn, Mass. 4886. i. SARAH ANN, b. -----; m. -----, ----- DOWNING; res. Lynn, Mass. 2525. HENRY HALL WHITNEY (Lemuel, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. June 11, 1805; m. Sept. 26, 1830, Caroline F. BAILEY; d. Dec. 3, 1810. He d. Dec. 25, 1888; res. East Jaffrey, N. H. 4887. i. ELNORA CAROLINE, b. Nov. 16, 1831; d. May 2, 1851. 4888. ii. PERMELIA, b. June 20, 1833; m. May 5, 1852, Samuel WHEELER. He d. June 7, 1882; m. 2d, Jan. 1, 1883, Hiram WILLIAMS. She d. Feb. 18, 1884, at Pepperell. Ch.: Eugene, b. Apr. 9, 1853; d. Jan. 30, 1878; Adaline Amanda, b. Nov. 7, 1859; res. Pepperell, Mass.; Ernest Milo, b. Jan. 21, 1866; res. Pepperell, Mass. 4889. iii. AMANDA, b. Aug. 27, 1836; m. May 21, 1854, Alaric A. BOYCE; res. Orange, Mass. He was b. in New Ipswich, N. H. Ch.: Olive A., b. Apr. 10, 1860; d. Apr. 25, 1860; Nettie G., b. Feb. 4, 1866; m. July 18, 1888, Edward M. DEXTER; res. Black River, N. Y.; Bertha S., b. June 11, 1870; m. July 20, 1887, Edward REECE; res. Orange, Mass.; Fred A., b. June 9, 1875; d. Nov. 4, 1877.
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