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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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362 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

him in prosperity and adversity--the same calm and genial man, sociable and com- panionable, with a mind broad and comprehensive, of inventive genius and rare me- chanical skill. To know him well, his worth and true character stood out strong and impressive. He lived with us for a long period, never seeking applause or notoriety, modest and retiring in all his ways." Joel WHITNEY was a man of fine taste; his love for the beautiful in nature and art was inborn and fresh as the flowers he loved so well. These gems on nature's cheek he loved to cultivate, and inhale their rich per- fume. He loved fruit in its fullest development; to grow fine specimens and choice varieties was his delight. No citizen in town had so nice a taste and so full knowl- edge of the qualities of good fruit. "Age did not wither or infirmity stale," his deep love for the crimson rose, the violet blue, the luscious pear, the apple sweet and fair. He was a lifelong member of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, in which he took a great interest. He was also a life member of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics' Association. He d. Dec. 2, 1893; res. Winchester, Mass. 5400. i. EVELYN FRENCH, b. Aug. 16, 1845; d. Dec. 3, 1883. 5401. ii. ARTHUR EASTMAN, b. July 5, 1847; m. Alice FLETCHER. 5402. iii. GEORGE EVANS, b. Feb. 10, 1849; m. June 6, 1883, Helen Gertrude LEWIS, b. Sept. 28, 1857; res. s. p., Cambridgeport, Mass. 5403. iv. JOEL FRANCIS, b. Mar. 5, 1852; d. Dec. 16, 1853. 5404. v. ADDIE MARIA, b. Jan. 20, 1854; m. Jan. 26, 1876, Albert Eugene AYER; res. Winchester. He was b. Oct. 18, 1852. Ch.: Luther Symmes, b. Oct. 17, 1876; Evelyn Whitney, b. Nov 14, 1879; Miriam Baker, b. Aug. 30, 1883; Rachel Whittier, b. May 15, 1887; Helen Gertrude, b. Nov. 23, 1888; Dorothy Mary, b. July 22, 1890. 5405. vi. FRED MILTON, b. Oct. 27, 1856; m. Elmira T. WHITE. 5406. vii. DELIA, b. Sept. 17, 1862; unm.; res. Winchester. 2856. LEVI WHITNEY (Aaron, Levi, Daniel, Jonathan, Jonathan, John), b. Amherst, N. H., July 7, 1798; m. in Watertown, Mass., Aug. 24, 1824, Jane WHITNEY; b. Watertown, June 13, 1805, dau. of Moses; d. June 14, 1843. He d. June 28, 1863; res. Calais, Me. 5407. ix. HARRIETT EMELINE, b. Jan., 1840; m. Jan. 18, 1858, Henry A. HILTZ; b, Feb. 7, 1831; d. Dec. 18, 1877; res. 21 Carlton St., Som- erville, Mass. Ch.: Eugenie, b. June 15, 1859; m. July 14, 1881, in Malden, Mass., to Charles H. COLLAGAN; one child, b. Aug. 28, 1890, Mabel Eugenie; post office address, 21 Carlton St., Somer- ville, Mass. 5408. i. PHEBE JANE, b. June 13, 1825; d. Oct. 1826. 5409. ii LEVI F., b. Oct. 29, 1827; d. Jan. 3, 1833. 5410. iii. CHAS. H., b. Jan. 30, 1829; m. ----- -----. 5411. iv. HORACE, b. June 16, 1830; d. Oct. 30, 1831. 5412. v. GEO. E., b. Mar. 20, 1832; d. June 29, 1833. 5413. vi. JULIA A., b. Nov. 1, 1833; d. 1849. 5414. vii. MARY OLIVE, b. May 15, 1835; d. April 28, 1836. 5415. viii. EDWARD L., b. Sept. 23, 1837; d. Aug. 30, 1838. 5416. x. WM. H., b. Oct. 22, 1841; d. Mar. 8, 1843. 5417. xi. JANE, b. May 26, 1843; d. June 6, 1843. 5418. xii. MARY, b. May 26, 1843; d. Sept. 15, 1844. 2857. LUKE WHITNEY (Aaron, Levi, Daniel, Jonathan, Jonathan, John), b. Am- herst, N. H., Jan 2, 1800; m. Dec. 2, 1824, Cynthia Smith KING; b. May 1, 1806; d. Dec. 17, 1833; m. 2d, Aug. 7, 1834, Mary Thankful SMITH; b. April 6, 1806; d. Mar. 28, 1858. Luke WHITNEY was a man of sterling integrity and had noted mechanical and inventive genius. He was a Masonic Knight Templar, and was beloved and respected by all who knew him. By precept and example he brought up his chil- dren in the fear and love of God. He d. Dec. 9, 1865; res. Sacarrappa, Me., and Waltham, Mass. 5419. i. HANNAH ADALINE, b. May 15, 1826; m. Apr. 9, 1867, Isaac CHILDS; res. 34 School St., Waltham, Mass. 5420. ii. CYNTHIA MARIA, b. Mar. 23, 1828; m. Apr. 3, 1849, Hon. Matthew H. COCHRANE; res. Hillhurst, Canada. Hon. H. W. COCHRANE was born in Compton, Province of Quebec, in 1823, and is to-day one of the most extensive breeders of fine stock in the Dominion of Canada and the United States. From a small beginning in 1865

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