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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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374 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

5631. i. MARTIN M., b. June 26, 1837; m. Lucy CHURCH. 5632. ii. ABIJAH F., b. Feb. 28, 1840; m. Rosette L. SMITH. 5634. iv. CHARLES WALLACE, b. Oct., 1844; d. July 3, 1863, in the battle of Gettysburg, Pa. 5635. v. ANNA BETSY, b. 1847; m. in 1867, F. D. OWEN. She d. in Apr., 1891. Her dau. is Laila, res. 92 Grant St., Burlington, Vt. 5636. vi. SMITH, b. Oct. 1842; d. -----. 2986. DAVID WHITNEY (Thomas, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John) b. Tunbridge, Vt. Mar. 11, 1812; m. there Aug. 16, 1840, Maria SMITH, b. Nov.25, 1819. David WHITNEY was born in Tunbridge, Vt., 1812. Removed with his family of wife and five children to Wisconsin in 1851 and settled near Fort Atkinson, Jeffer- son Co., on 165 acres of land. He was an industrious, economical farmer of the true New England type. Two children, Jennie and Etta, were added to the family on this Wisconsin homestead. From a small clearing of 15 acres and a log house im- provement followed improvement until when the farm was sold in 1882 the passer-by witnessed a fine brick residence, large barns, a fine orchard, a cheese factory, and all modern improvements. Thus honest toil was amply rewarded. From the farm the family moved to Fort Atkinson, and after remaining one year removed to Whitewater to their present place of residence, on Peck St., where David WHIT- NEY died Feb. 23, 1884. He was buried in Greenwood cemetery at Fort Atkinson, awaiting the resurrection of the just. He united with the church of the United Brethren in Christ (a body of Christians holding views in common with the Method- ists) in 1862, and soon after every member of the family connected themselves with the church of their father. Two of them, Austin D. and D.J., entered the ministry of that church. He d. Feb. 24, 1884; res. Chelsea, Vt., and Whitewater, Wis. 5637. i. M. EMELINE, b. Aug. 14, 1841; m. Dec. 25, 1865, Charles WRIGHT; res. Whitewater, Wis. He was b. Nov. 16, 1843; d. Nov. 12, 1883; res. Whitewater, Wis. Ch.: Edith Victoria, b. Aug. 11, 1869. 5638. ii. MARK, b. July 13, 1843; m. Maria STANNARD. 5639. iii. LEWIS, b. June 17, 1845; m. Sarah Jane LUDWIG. 5640. iv. AUSTIN D., b. Jan. 17, 1847; m. Mary Etta LYNCH. 5641. v. DENNIS JOHN, b. Dec. 8, 1849; m. Nancy Almeda MCCUNE and Idagene LACY. 5642. vi. JANE SUSAN, b. Mar. 22, 1855; unm.; res. Whitewater, Wis. 5643. vii. FLORA ETTA, b. Mar. 30, 1858; unm.; res. Whitewater, Wis. 2987. YORK WHITNEY (Thomas, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. No. Tunbridge, Vt., Sept. 14, 1834; m. at Williamstown, Vt., Mar. 3, 1868, Marietta WHITNEY, dau. of Franklin, b. Mar. 4, 1847; d. June 21, 1876. He is a farmer; res. No. Tunbridge, Vt. 5644. i. NINA, b. May 26, 1869. 5645. ii. MARCUS HENRY, b. Mar. 20, 1871. 5646. iii. HARLEY, b. June 17, 1873. 2989. JOHN WHITNEY (Thomas, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. Tunbridge, Vt., Dec. 18, 1821; m. at Washington, Vt., Apr. 2, 1850, Lorinda BRAGMAN, b. Oct. 8, 1831, d. Mar. 19, 1855; m. 2d at Williamstown, Vt., Sept. 27, 1855, Eunice Martin, b. June 9, 1828. He is a teamster and is engaged in his business between Barre and Montpelier, Vt,; res. Williamstown, Vt. 5647. i. WILLIS W., b. Mar. 29, 1851; m. Adelia R. BEAMAN and Lucy M. ALLEN. 5648. ii. HANNAH A., b. Mar. 12, 1852; d. Mar. 22, 1853. 5649. iii. CHARLES A., b. May 17, 1854; m. Alice BROWN. 5650. iv. FRED H., b. Aug. 18, 1856; m. Lizzie M. WEBSTER. 5651. v. EFFIE ANN, b. Feb. 26, 1859; res. at home. 5652. vi. EDWIN M., b. Mar. 24, 1862; res. at home. 5653. vii. ELWIN T., b. Mar. 24, 1862; res. at home. 2997. JOSEPH WHITNEY (Abijah, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. Pepperell, Mass., June 25, 1827; m. there, Nov. 20, 1856, Mary P. BAKER, b. Mar. 6, 1826, in Tunbridge, Vt. He was born on the old Whitney farm in Pepperell, Mass., which was deeded by Joseph WHITNEY, of Chelmsford, to his son Joseph, of Pep- perell 1740. He was a well-to-do and respected farmer, and died very suddenly [portion missing] disease. He d. Nov. 14, 1892; res. Pepperell, Mass., and Wells River, Vt.

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