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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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334 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

Waters Government Armory. He d. May 15, 1843, at Millbury, Mass.; res. Millbury, Mass., and Tolland. Conn. 5012a. i. MARTHA GATES, b. May 22, 1814; m. Oct. 17, 1832, John A. MCDOUGALD. 5013a. ii. HENRY, b. May 23, 1816; d. at sea. 5014a. iii. JOHN G., b. Aug. 10, 1820; res. Independence. Iowa. 5015a. iv. EBENEZER, b. May 16, 1818; m. Eliza Ann ROBINSON. 5016a. v. PRUDENCE ANN, b. Jan. 28, 1822; d. July 25, 1839. 5017a. vi. ASA WATERS, b. Nov. 8, 1826; d. May 1886. 5018a. vii. EDWIN, b. Mar. 8, 1829; m. Minerva BARROWS, of Mansfield, Conn.; d. Aug. 26, 1867. He graduated at the Conn. Normal School, Oct. 9, 1856. Was assistant superintendent and principal teacher of the reform school, Providence, R.I. He gave his farm in Mansfield, worth $15,000 for the benefit of the Sol- diers' Orphan Home. Was Supt. of the same when he died, in his thirty-ninth year, greatly lamented. His life was insured for $10,000. His wife was also a graduate of the same school. 5019a. viii. MARY ELIZABETH, b. Jan. 12, 1833; d. Sept. 5, 1835. 2583. WILLIAM WHITNEY (Enoch, David, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Feb. 27, 1786; m. there Dec. 5, 1804, Betsey FARNSWORTH, of Concord; b. Mar. 20, 1784; d. in Lowell, Apr. 30, 1847. He d. Dec. 21, 1866, at Windham, N. H.; res. Harvard, Mass. 5012. i. ALMIRA, b. July 20, 1806; m. May 17, 1827, in Lexington, Mass., Leonard THORNING. He was b. Aug. 8, 1799; d. Sept, 15, 1881. Ch.: Cyrus Henry, b. Feb. 23, 1828; m. three times and d. Mar. 24, 1887; Wm. Leonard, b. Jan. 31, 1830; d. Oct. 26, 1832; John Francis, b. May 13, 1832; res. 372 Gorham St., Lowell, Mass.; Augustus Wyman, b. Feb. 3, 1835; d. May 15, 1889; Sarah, b. July 4, 1837; d. Dec. 6, 1838; Geo. Washington, b. Feb. 19, 1840; res. Ashby, Mass.; Harriett, b. May 29, 1842; d. Aug. 17, 1846. 5013. ii. HENRY S. b. June 1, 1808; m. Susan WHITNEY. 5014. iii. JOEL, b. Aug. 31, 1811; m. and res. Ramona, Cal. 5015. iv. NANCY, b. Aug. 12, 1813; m. -----. 5016. v. BETSEY, b. Sept. 4, 1817; m. 1847 ----- SIMONDS. She d. Jan. 18, 1892. 5017. vi. HARRIETT, b. Feb. 20, 1822; m. 1847, ----- SPENCER. She d. Nov. 23, 1879. 5018. vii. MERCY, b. Aug. 7, 1824; m. ----- EASTMAN; res. 175 Hanover St., Manchester, N.H. She d. Sept., 1894. 2593. DAVID WHITNEY (Isaac, David, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Mar. 1, 1809; m. New Ipswich, N.H., Charlotte BLANCHARD; b. Aug. 16, 1812; d. Nov. 4, 1877. He d. Oct. 6, 1853; res. Ashby, Mass., and New Ipswich, N.H. 5019. i. LEWIS M., b. Mar. 1, 1819; m. and d. Jan. 4, 1875. 5020. ii. GEORGE S., b. Jan. 13, 1823; d. Nov. 10, 1849. 5021. iii. EDWARD C., b. Oct. 28, 1828; m. Mary Jane WINN. 5022. iv. NEWTON J., b. Mar. 14, 1816; m. Mary C. BILLINGS, Sarah DAVOLL, and Mary J. REDDING. 5023. v. MARY, b. -----. 5024. vi. MARIA, b. -----. 2594. MOSES WHITNEY (Joseph, Joseph, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Shelburne, Mass., Sept. 24, 1772; m. Nov. 19, 1794, Lydia ALLEN, b. Feb. 3, 1777; d. Dec. 17 1860, at Penn Yan, N.Y. Squire Moses WHITNEY was born in Shelburne, Mass. Probably soon after his majority he moved to New York state and all his children were born in the town of Constantia, Oswego county. He was a school teacher, and also a dealer in live stock, in which latter business he lost a large sum. With two of his wife's brothers, he was one of the first settlers in that town. He was an enterprising man, and of acknowledged integrity, and held what offices of trust there were in the samll town. For instance, he was appointed supervisor when the board met in Rome, forty miles distant, and when on his visits to that place would do the merchandizing necessary for the inhabitants in the town. He was instru-

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