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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. 355

5316. v. MARY ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 30, 1844; m. June 19, 1869, Charles A. WARREN. s. p.; res. 789 Cass Av. Det. 5317. vi. ADELINE, b. Nov. 13, 1846; res. Stow, Mass. 5318. vii. MARTHA GATES, b. Dec. 19, 1848; res. Stow, Mass. 2785. HON. RICHARD H. WHITNEY, (Cyrus, Isaiah, Isaiah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Nov. 2, 1808; m. Feb. 22, 1836, Nancy Flagg WHITNEY; d. Sept. 6, 1852; m. 2d. Mar. 22, 1854, Dorcas FISK. Richard M. WHITNEY son of Cyrus WHITNEY of Harvard, Mass., was born at Harvard, Mass., 1808 and died at Adrian, Mich., July 11, 1867. He was a self made man and successful in life as to accu- mulating property and making and holding funds. He left an estate of $125,000 which was divided 1/3 to his second wife Dorcas Fisk WHITNEY and the remaining 2/3 divided among his six children. He was mayor of Adrian in 1857 and held the office of justice of the peace many years, and died at the age of 57, honored and respected by all who knew him. He d. July 11, 1867; res. Albany, N.Y., and Adrian, Mich. 5319. i. SARAH FLAGG, b. Sept. 22, 1838; m. May 1, 1861, Andrew J. PUTNAM res. Milton, N.H., Ch. L Samuel Harris b. Oct. 26, 1862; d. Nov. 10, 1863; William A., b. Feb 13, 1864; res. Leonminster, Mass.; Hattie L., b. Dec. 6, 1865; res. W.; Mable L., b. Apr. 23, 1868; res. Nashua, N. H., 31 Granite St.; Augustus W., b. Mar. 26, 1873. 5320. ii. EDWARD L., b. Sept. 7, 1840; m. Eliza J. CURRY. 5321. iii. CHANNING, b. Dec. 28, 1842; m. Nellie M. CORNELL. 5322. iv. CHARLES C., b. July 4, 1844; m. Emma LAPHAM. 5323. v. AARON AUGUSTUS, b. Feb. 7, 1850; m. Clintina S. CURTIS. 5324. vi. RICHARD HARRIS, b. Sept. 22, 1856; unm.; res. Adrian, Mich. He has since 10 years of age been afflicted with epilepsy and un- fitted for active business life although at times bright and smart and active. 5325. vii. HENRY HART, b. Jan. 18, 1858; d. Sept. 22, 1860. 2787. ISAIAH WHITNEY (Cyrus, Isaiah, Isaiah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Harvard, Sept. 22, 1815; m. Jan. 1, 1841, Mary A. GOVE; b. July 9, 1822; d. July 14, 1889. Isaiah was reared on the old homestead in Harvard. Before his marriage he went to Albany, N.Y., as clerk for his older brother, James FORDYCE. While there, he met his wife. After a residence of several years in Albany he returned to Harvard and to farming on the old homestead, where he passed the remainder of his life. He d. June 30, 1867; res. Harvard, Mass. and Redbank, N.J. 5326. i. ELLA C. b. Nov. 19, 1849; m. Nov. 19, 1873, Luke W. FARMER; res. Boston, Mass., Winter Hill. He was b. Mar. 24, 1849; s. p. 5327. ii. EDWIN H., b. Sept. 10, 1851; m. Mary E. ALBERT. 5328. iii. HARRY M., b. Jan. 1, 1845; m. Jan. 1, 1887, Carrie W. WRIGHT; b. Nov. 7, 1867; s. p.; res. Harvard, Mass. 5329. iv. CHARLES G., b. June 24, 1854; m. Jessie C. KEATING. 5330. v. LUCY EMILY, b. Nov. 20, 1841; m. Nov. 26, 1863, Charles A. HUSSEY. She d. Dec. 5, 1874. Ch: Alfred R., b. Aug. 26, 1864; ad. 211 Randolph Street, Chicago, Ill., Mary Ella, b. Mar. 30, 1870; d. 1873; Richard Earle, b. Oct. 1874; d. 1875. 2788. ISAAC WHITNEY (Cyrus, Isaiah, Isaiah, Isaiah, Thomas, John). b. Harvard, Mass., July 24, 1818; m. June 10, 1846, Dorcas Whitney HOAR; b. Littleton, Mass. Nov. 9, 1824; she m. 2d., Sept. 26, 1869, Isaac F. WRIGHT. He was born in Harvard and was educated at the public schools in that town and at Fayville, Mass. He taught school and for a while resided in Keokuk, Iowa. After his marriage he settled on the old homestead, where he followed agricultural pursuits until his death. He d. Mar. 19, 1859; res. Harvard, Mass. 5331. i. WALTER HARRIS, b. Nov. 1, 1849; m. Dec. 5, 1879, Georgia E. TUTTLE; b. Dec. 9, 1854; s. p.; res. 103 Sycamore Street, Somer- ville, Mass. He lived at home until 20 years of age, attending the regular district school. For two terms he was at the West- brook, Me., academy. After this he began mercantile life in Worcester, Mass.; later he was at Harvard and So, Acton, and afterwards in business in Charlestown and Boston. Imme- diately following he engaged as book-keeper for a wholesale

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