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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. 365

professorship. In 1873 he was appointed president of the board of health of New York City, and again in 1877. He was also taken a prominent part in the various analyses of waters throughout the United States, and has delivered many lectures. He received the honorary degree of M. D. from the University of New York in 1873, and the same year LL. D. from Union College. He is a life member of all the prominent chemical societies in the world; res. 51 East 54th St., N. Y. C. Kath- erine Whitney, b. Sept. 26, 1839, res. with Chas F.; William Henry, b. in New Bedford, Mass., Dec. 13, 1841; m. Mary Eliza- Beth SAYRE, Jan. 10, 1873. He was educated at Union college, and from 1861 to 1867 was chemist to various companies, and from 1868 to 1871 instructor of chemistry at the Columbia School of Mines. In 1871 he became professor of chemistry at Lehigh university, and in 1878 was made director of the library. He has received the degree of A. M. from Union college and that of Ph. D. from Hamilton college. He is a member of various chemical societies in this and other countries. In 1876 he was juror at the Centennial, and in 1878 at the Paris exhibition. Is at present connected with the Lehigh university, Bethlehem, Pa.; Mary Elizabeth, b. Mar. 3, 1846; d. Nov. 26, 1856. 5444. x. MARY S., b. 1811; m. Josiah LOVETT. She d. in Boston in 1840. 5445. xi. HELLEN A., b. 1813; m. James HOWLAND; res. N. B. Ch.: Mellen, b. 1837; John, b. 1842; James, b. 1846. 5446. xii. HANNAH H., b. 1815; m. Robert WALTON; res. St. Andrews, N. B. Ch.: Mary W., b. 1842; Elizabeth C., b. 1843; Edward b. 1845; Robert, b. 1846; son, b. 1849. 5447. xiii. CATHERINE F., b. 1817; d. Weston, Mass., in 1836. 2865. NATHANIEL WHITNEY (John, James, James, John, Jonathan, John), b. 1774; m. Deborah EAMES. He d. -----; res. Manlius, N. Y. 2868. JAMES WHITNEY (John, James, James, John, Jonathan, John), b. Sherborn, Mass., in 1779; m. Lois BLODGETT; b. 1785; d. Nov. 2, 1869. He was a farmer and prominent citizen. He d. Nov. 22, 1850; res. Sherborn, Mass. 5448. i. LOUISA, b. July 6, 1804; m. in Sherborn, Cyrus DANIELS, of Med- way. He was b. Jan. 23, 1803. Ch.: Hannah, b. March 23, 1829; m. Jan. 8, 1852, Horace R. RICHARDSON; res. 51 Erie St., Cam- bridgeport, Mass.; Henry Martin, b. May 16, 1832; m. Maria MILLER; res. Millis, Mass; Edward, b. July 8, 1835; m. July 5, 1859, Nellie SPOONER; res. Natick, Mass. 5449. ii. PHEBE, b. 1806; m. Partridge HILL and Jacob PRATT (see), Ch.: Charles, b. 1830; res. W. NEWTON, MASS; Lydia P., b. 1833; Lucy, b. 1835. 5450. iii. LYMAN, b. June 1, 1805; m. Mary LELAND and Pameha O. LENTER. 5451. iv. SYLVESTER, b. Apr. 12, 1810; m. Fanny SANGER. 5452. v. LOIS, b. Apr. 16, 1812; m. Feb. 26, 1833, Augustus H. LELAND; res. Sher. He was b. Nov. 18, 1808; d. Oct. 30, 1886, He was a farmer. She d. May 14, 1887. Ch.: George A., Sherborn, Mass.; b. Oct. 17, 1835; Abbie M., b. Apr 23, 1839; m. Oct. 18, 1858, to Thomas TABER, Sherborn; Edmund Dowse, b. May 21, 1842; d. June 30, 1842. 5453. vi. ELMIRA, b. 1814; m. H. G. O. HOOPER, of Dover, Mass. He d. May 20, 1893. She d. May 27, 1893. Ch.: Ellen, b. 1839; d. in Dover, in 1847. 5454. vii. JAMES, b. Sept. 27, 1816; m. Mary Ann CLARK. 5455. viii VESPASIAN, b. Feb. 1818; d. Sept. 3, 1821. 5456. ix. CAROLINE STONE, b. Nov. 27, 1820; m. Nov. 19, 1846, James H. WIGHT, of Dover. He was b. July 21, 1816. He is a carpenter, of Natick, Mass.; res. Newton Highlands, Mass. Ch.: Ella A., b. Feb. 9, 1849; Abbie W., b. Dec 30, 1851; Carrie, b. Sept, 13, 1853; d. June 14, 1856; Jas. H., b. Mar. 26, 1858; Edward I., b. Aug. 26, 1863. 5457. x. ABIGAIL, b. Dec., 1822; d. July 25, 1825.

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