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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. 387

3096. EBENEZER WHITNEY (Joshua, Thomas, William, William, Joshua, John), b. July 27, 1878; m. Sept. 10, 1810, Sally GREEN, his cousin, b. July 25, 1787; res. Camp- ville, N.Y. 5829. i. FRANCES, b. Oct. 1811; d. unm., Feb. 9, 1850. 5830. ii. THOMAS, b. Oct. 1813; m. 1841, Mrs. Nancy JOHNSON. He d. in Apr., 1857. 5831. iii. JOSHUA D., b. Nov., 1815. 5832. iv. HALLAM E., b. May, 1817; m. 1843, Betsey MORSE. 5833. v. ELIZABETH, b. Sept. 1819; m. 1856, Silas E. GOODRICH. 5834. vi. SARAH, b. Apr., 1821, d. 1856. 3112. WOLCOTT WHITNEY (Joseph, Elijah, John, William, Joshua, John), b. Conn., Dec. 20, 1804; m. Sept. 28, Almeda SNOW; b. Oct. 21, 1807; d. at Peninsular, O., Oct. 1854. He d. in Chicago of cholera, July 24, 1834; res. Mexico, N.Y. 5835. i. CHARLES S., b. Sept. 29, 1830; m. ----- -----; res, Peninsular, Summit Co., O. 5836. ii. EFFIE AMEILA, b. Mexico, N.Y., Nov. 15, 1833; m. Apr. 8, 1852, L. BROUGHTON; res. Peninsular, O. He was b. Sept. 11, 1824; gen- eral provision dealer. Ch.: James Henry b. Aug. 11, 1853; Lenora Almedia b. Mar. 5, 1857; Edith, b. Dec. 14, 1859; d. Sept. 16, 1861; Rollin M., b. Dec. 2, 1861; Ethel A., b. Oct. 17, 1864; Lena A., b. Aug. 14, 1867; Matthew J., b. Nov. 10, 1869; Lorin C., b. June 26, 1873; Corda M. b. Jan. 10, 1876. 5837. iii. WILLARD G., b. Dec. 15, 18--; n.f.k. 3118. NORMAN KNOX WHITNEY (Joseph, Elijah, John, William, Joshua, John), b. Scriba, N.Y., Dec. 2, 1816, M. Feb. 13, 1838, Mary HARMAN; b. June 20, 1815; d. May 11, 1885. He d. Apr. 5, 1883; res. Scriba, N.Y. and Downer's Grove, Ill. 5838. i. ORLA H., b. Dec. 24, 1839; m. Elvira EDGERLY. 5839. ii. MARY A., b. -----; m. S.C. SCOFIELD; res. Freeport, Ill; family Bible. 5840. iii. JULIA J., b. -----. 5841. iv. CHARLES W., b. -----; d. Nov. 1863. 3119. SAMUEL BROWN WHITNEY (William, Elijah, John, William, Joshua, John), b. Norwich, Vt., Jan. 28, 1817; m. in Boston, Nov. 4, 1846, Sarah BROWN; b. Feb. 22, 1824; d. Feb. 17, 1873. When a young man he moved to Boston where he has since resided. Soon after the breaking out of the war he enlisted in the 11th Mass. Battery which was attached to the 9thcorps, Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, Army of the Potomac. He was in the battle of the Wilderness and was with Grant when Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Was in many battles and in the siege of Petersburg for nine months. He has led an active business life; res. Boston, Mass., 17 Edinboro St. 5842. i. ALFRED BROWN, b. Sept. 14, 1847; m. Theodosia E. BEILHARZ. 5843. ii. SARAH JOSEPHINE, b. Oct. 4, 1849; d. of consumption Dec. 31, 1870. 5844. iii. GEORGIANA LILLIAN b. Mar. 25, 1853, ; d. Oct. 6, 1871. 3120. WILLIAM WHITNEY (William, Elijah, John, William, Joshua, John), b. Norwich, Vt., June 6, 1819; m. Sophronia -----. She res. Granville, Mass., care E. Noble. He d. at Union Grove, Ill, Oct. 29, 1865. Res. Woburn, Mass. 5845. i. EMMA S., b. -----; m. 1874, Everard DRISKO. She d. May 26, 1877. Ch.: Ethel Whitney. The mother is buried with her father. 5846. ii. WILLIAM H., b. -----; m. ----- CONKLIN; res. s. p. 27 Chester Park, Boston, Mass. 5847. iii. WILLIE DALE, b. -----; d. infancy. 3121. Capt. HENRY JOSHUA WHITNEY (William, Elijah, John, William, Joshua, John), b. Norwich, Vt., Oct. 22, 1812; m. ----- -----. She d. 1864. He was born in Norwich, Vt., resided in Boston, and went south to New Orleans on a trading vessel. For some years he was a pilot on the Mississippi river, and was so engaged when the war broke out. Much against his wishes he was forced into the Confederate naval service. He d. June 19, 1894; res. New Orleans., La., 629 Chartres street. 5848. i. WILLIAM H., b. May 14, 1847; m. Lilly McAndrew FRASER. 5849. ii. LEWIS WALTER, b. -----: res. 629 Chartres street, N.O. 3123. ALFRED WHITNEY (William, Elijah, John, William, Joshua, John), b. Norwich, Vt., Mar. 6, 1821; m. June 14, 1850, Edna N. HASKELL; b. Deer Isle, Me., Mar. 6, 1831. Alfred WHITNEY resided in Boston nearly all his life. He was a mem- ber of the firm of WHITNEY & BABCOCK, expressmen, for over thirty years. He retired

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