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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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Ware, where he died. On his farm in Maine was later discovered the best mine of roofing slate to be found in the world. He d. June 17, 1848; res. Monson and Ware, Mass. 5528. i. EMILY, b. Feb, 6, 1815; m. Apr. 9, 1834, Horace FENTON; res. Mansfield, Conn., where she d. Aug. 23, 1885, leaving a dau. 3 days old, named Emily, She m. Fred P. REED; res. N. Y. 5529. ii. SAMUEL ALBERT, b. May 17, 1819; m. Sarah E. CLARK. 2930. DANIEL WHITNEY (Aaron, Daniel, James, John, Jonathan, John), b. 1805; m. Hannah SMITH; res. Sherborn and New York, N. Y. 5530. i. MARY E., b. 1829; m. Robert F. BERWICK; res. N. Y. C. 5531. ii. RACHEL G., b. 1831; d. 1836. 2931. AARON WHITNEY (Aaron, Daniel, James, John, Jonathan, John), b. 1809; m. Marie E. DELAVIE; res. Sherburne. 5532. i. MARIE E., b. 1840. 5533. ii. EDMUND T., b. 1840. 2935. WAIT WHITNEY (Thomas, Peter, Josiah, Josiah, Jonathan [NOTE], John), b. Vt., Oct. 29, 1800; m. in Vermont, July 11, 1831, Barbara BURKHOLDER, b. July 15, 1815; d. July 16, 1880. Wait WHITNEY was born in the state of Vermont, in the year 1800. He went to old Virginia, and taught subscription school for fourteen years. He was well educated, was admitted to the bar, practiced but little on account of having prejudice against the business. Was married to Barbara BURKHOLDER, in Rocking- ham Co., Vt. Removed to the state of Ohio soon after marriage, and settled on 160 acres of wild land, in Brown Township, Knox, Co. They were so poor their neighbors feared they would become a county charge, and deputized one of their number to warn them out of the settlement. He ran the man off the premises with a bean pole. He lived and died upon this place, and became well to do; was greatly respected and admired by all his neighbors. Was elected county commissioner one term. He was a life-long Democrat; was elected to the legislature as a war Democrat in 1861 or 1862. Wait WHITNEY was an honest, upright, honorable man, and was esteemed above all his neighbors. His memory is still cherished by all who knew him (for verification, see old settlers near his home in Knox, Co. Ohio). He was a large man, six feet and two inches high, and weighed 250 pounds. He Raised a family of thirteen children. He died Dec. 9, 1863; res. Danville, Ohio. 5534. viii. ALBERT G., b. May 3, 1847; m. Elnora RADENBAUGH. 5535. i. DAVID HUME, b. June 7, 1833; m. Catherine ENSINGER. He d. s. p. at Troy, Ill. She m. 2d W. H. PURVIANCE. 5536. ii. JACOB F., b. Jan. 4, 1835; m. Rebecca FRISBY. 5537. iii. THOMAS H. B., b. 1840; m. Elizabeth ROBINSON. 5538. iv. WALTER SCOTT, b. -----; d. from disease contracted in Seige of Vicksburg, Oct. 11, 1863. 5539. v. JOHN M., b. -----; m. and res. Centerville, Iowa. 5540. vi. ISAAC N., b. -----; killed in union army at South Mountain, Va; was acting lieut. of Co. I, 23d Ohio volunteers. 5541. vii. ANN ELIZABETH, b. Mar. 24, 1845; m. Mar. 24, 1864. Capt. Benja- min F. PEALEE, b. July 22, 1837; res. Salina, Kan. Ch.: Verina Whitney, b. Dec. 15, 1866; m. Dec. 11, 1891, W. E. PRICE; res. Salina; Dela Florence, b. Aug. 26, 1868; d. Apr. 8, 1873. 5542. ix. LEWIS C., b. June 20, 1851; m. Mamie Ennis BEST. 5543. x. WAIT, b. -----; res. Walla Walla, Wash. 5544. xi. FRANCES MARIA, b. -----; m. ----- THOMAS; res. St. Joe, Mo. 5545. xii. MINEH H., b. -----; res. Kansas. 5546. xiii. DAN ELI, b. -----; d. infancy. 2938. EBEN JENNINGS WHITNEY (Thomas, Peter, Josiah, Josiah, Jonathan [NOTE], John), b. Barnstead, Vt., Dec. 6, 1806; m. at Norwich, Vt., Nov. 25, 1830, Sarah BOARDMAN, dau. of Dr. Nathaniel and Philomela; b. July 15, 1806; d. Dec. 4, 1876. He was a farmer and mechanic; res. at West Hartford, Vt., until 1837, when they removed to Brown, Knox Co., Ohio, and later to Danube; res. Danube, Ohio. 5547. i. DUDLEY CHASE, b. Aug. 16, 1846; res. Danube, O. 5548. ii. EDWARD ELI, b. Nov. 5, 1832; m. Lettia Jane PARRISH. 5549. iii. CHARLOTTE VIRGINIA, b. Aug. 4, 1835; dead. 5550. iv. VICTORIA PHILOMELA, b. Nov. 29, 1839; m. Feb. 9, 1860, in Mt.
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