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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. 399

3293. ALLEN FARGO WHITNEY (William G., Rufus, Joshua, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Warsaw, N. Y., Apr. 28, 1833; m. at Nunda, N. Y., Feb. 22, 1853, Calista C. DURYEA; b. Feb. 26, 1832. He is a merchant; res. Wiscoy, N. Y. 6079. i. FRANCES, b. Sept. 18, 1857; d. Mar., 1863. 6080. ii. W. W., b. Jan. 20, 1861; res. Rochester, N. Y. 6081. iii. LUELLA B., b. Dec. 18, 1862; m. 1883. 6082. iv. AMANDA H., b. Mar. 10, 1865; m. 1890. 6083. v. MATTIE, b. Aug. 19, 1875. 3296. CLARK J. WHITNEY (Willard W., Joshua, Joshua, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Avon, Mich., July 12, 1832; m. Dec. 25, 1853, Ellen M. -----; b. Nov. 10, 1831. He was born in Oakland Co., Mich., where his boyhood was passed in that round of rec- reation, shooting and labor, the lot of farmers' sons of fifty years ago. When he reached the age of eighteen he embarked upon an independent existence and en- gaged in the fishing business in Lake Michigan. In 1855 he embarked in the music business and has been in it ever since. In 1875 in connection with his music business he became interested in theatrical business and built one of the finest theaters in America. He is also lessee and manager of twenty-five other theaters in the United States and Canada. He is a stockholder in the American Banking and Loan Asso- ciation of Detroit, and stockholder, trustee and president of the Masonic Mutual Accident Association of America. In politics he is a Republican but takes no inter- est in practical politics. He is an attendant at St. Paul's Episcopal church. His life if fully described in the "Cyclopedia of Michigan;" res. Detroit, Mich., 437 Woodward Ave. 6084. i. ALICE ADELLA, b. Nov. 12, 1855; d. June, 1863. 6085. ii. IDA MAY, b. June 8, 1858; m. June 5, 1883, W. H. HOLMES; res. 21 Elgin Ave., Toronto, Can. Ch.: Hartley, b. Oct. 5, 1884; Helena, b. Aug., 1888; Hepwell, b. Mar. 4, 1890; Evylyn, b. May, 1892; Geoffrey, b. Mar., 1894. 6086. iii. LAURA BELL, b. Mar., 1859; d. 1861. 6087. iv. FRED'K C., b. June 6, 1861; m. Apr., 1883, Sylvia WEISS, s. p.; res. New York, N. Y. He was b. in Detroit, is one of the best known operatic managers in the country. 6088. v. LILLIAN E., b. Apr. 16, 1863; m. Mar. 30, 1892, Charles LARNED; res. 437 Woodward Ave. 6089. vi. EVALENE, b. Mar. 1865; d. May, 1865. 6090. vii. ELLA M., b. Nov., 1867; d. Aug., 1869. 6091. viii. BERTRUM C., b. Jan. 9, 1870; m. Jan. 31, 1893, Beatrice S. LARNED. He was b. in Detroit, and is associated with his father in his music and theatrical business. 3298. WILLARD WASHINGTON WHITNEY (Willard W., Joshua, Joshua, Cornelius, Joshua, John), b. Troy, Mich., Sept. 10, 1838; m. at Palmyra, Mich., May 18, 1859, Elizabeth P. FAIRBANK; b. Apr. 16, 1842. He is a music publisher. He answered his circular, Dec. 9, 1894, from Farfieling, India. At that time he was in the heart of the great Himalaya mountains; res. Toledo, O., and San Diego, Cal. 6092. i. GERTRUDE, b. Apr. 16, 1867; d. May 17, 1893. 3302. EDWARD B. WHITNEY (Asa, Joshua, Joshua, David, Joshua, John), b. Vol- ney, N. Y., Feb. 7, 1819; m. Mar. 7, 1847, Eliza A. HOMAN; b. Jan. 7, 1822. He was b. in Volney, N. Y.; has resided in Penfield, Silver Creek and Dunkirk, N. Y. Has been engaged in farming, ship carpentering, and house building. He d. Jan. 23, 1894; res. Dinkirk, N. Y. 6094. i. WILLIAM C., b. Feb. 23, 1848; d. Aug. 22, 1848. 6095. ii. ASA H., b. June 2, 1850; m. Ida M. VROOMAN. 6096. iii. CLARA S., b. Oct. 9, 1853; m. Dec. 3, 1873, John W. COTTON; res. 118 So. 19th St., Omaha, Neb. He was b. 1848. Ch.: Benjamin W., b. Feb. 17, 1879; Ella, b. June 3, 1881. 6097. iv. ADDIE, b. Sept. 3, 1857; m. May 5, 1880, Ullman H. ANDREWS; res. 160 Hampshire St., Buffalo, N. Y.; s. p. 3303. THOMAS PORTER WHITNEY (Noah A., Joshua, Joshua, David, Joshua, John), b. May 20, 1801; m. at Sylvia, O., Aug 1, 1835, Sybil Hastings GREEN. She res. 2920 Monroe street, Toledo. He was a farmer. He d. July 27, 1874; res. Toledo, O. 6098. ii. MARY P., b. -----; res. 2920 Monroe street, Toledo.

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