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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. 407

village, Me.; was educated there in the common schools. There served time and finally became a house carpenter. When he was 28 years of age, married Mary WILBER, who then resided with her parents in the town of Durham, Me. They then resided for a short time in Phillips, Me., from there removed to a farm in the town of Avon, Me., where their son was born in 1846. When he was about two or three years of age they removed to Medford, Mass, he pursuing the occupation of a house car- penter until he was injured and was compelled to quit work, finally, in consequence of said injuries, he died. He d. Aug. 11, 1851; res. Avon, Me., and Medford, Mass. 6232. i. JOPHANUS H., b. Jan. 15, 1846; m. Martha L. A. FLANDERS. 3405. BENJAMIN WHITNEY (Christopher A., Jacob, Benjamin, John, Benjamin, John), b. Phillips, Me., Apr. 2, 1828; m. there Apr. 15, 1853, Huldah WHITNEY; b. at Philips, Me., Sept. 7, 1835; d. at Tomah, Wis., May 7, 1879. He d. at Tomah, in 1868; res. Phillips, Me., and Lincoln, Wis. 6233. i. ALMONT BENJAMIN, b. June 23, 1856; d.s.p. July 7, 1880. 6234. ii. CHARLES ALVANO, b. Oct. 21, 1860; m. Belle ARMSTRONG. 3412. DAVID WHITE WHITNEY (Abiezer H., Nathan, Benjamin, John, Benja- min, John), b. Aug. 12, 1817, at Litchfield, Me.; m. Dec., 1841, Philena CHURCH, b. 1810; d. Feb. 12, 1854; m. 2d, Dec. 24, 1857; Olena E. CHURCH, b. Oct. 7, 1827. He is a farmer and is engaged in the granite business; res. Augusta, Me. 6234a. i. JOHN HARRISON, b. Sept. 16, 1842; m. Jan, 1874; res. A. 6235. ii. BENJ. CHURCH, b. Oct. 23, 1858; m. July 29, 1890; res. Wichita, Kan. 6236. iii. EDWIN WALLACE, b. Nov. 19, 1864; res. A. 6237. iv. ALICE MAY, b. May 14, 1866; res. A. 3423. REV. WILSON WHITNEY (John G., Nathan, Benjamin, John, Benjamin, John), b. Readfield, Me., Mar. 5, 1845; m. July 12, 1871, Mary Aphia GOODELL; b. Apr. 4, 1846; res. Adrian, Mich. 6238. i. MARY ADELAIDE, b. Nov. 18, 1872. 6239. ii. MAY WINNEFRED, b. Aug. 8, 1875. 6240. iii. HENRY HARRISON, b. Mar. 20, 1877. 3425. CAPT. ALFRED C. WHITNEY (Elias S., Nathan, Benjamin, John, Benja- min, John), Augusta, Me., Sept. 30, 1835; m. May 22, 1858, Annie GOUTIER; b. June 20, 1836. Alfred C. WHITNEY was born in Augusta, Me., in 1835, and was educated in the public schools. When 13 he came to Boston, and has since lived there. He became connected with the Old People's ferry, now the North ferry, and for three years was its president and chairman of the board of trustees. In the war he served as chief engineer on the U.S.S. Magnolia, and later on the Powhatan. He also served for three years on the staff of Admiral STRIBLING of the West Gulf squadron. After the war he engaged in the towing business, and was captain of the steamer Alert for some time. Later he became master of transportation for the BRADLEY fertilizing company, by whom he has been employed for 26 years; res. East Boston, Mass., 1 Lamson St. 6241. i. HARVEY G., b. Sept. 15, 1862; d. Feb. 22, 1865. 6242. ii. WM. BRADLEY, b. Aug. 23, 1871. 3433. FREEMAN WHITNEY (Enoch, Moses, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. Mar. 9, 1800 in Standish, Me., m. Feb. 14, 1821, Mary S. GRAY; b. Aug, 1797, in Beverly, Mass; d. Oct. 25, 1870. He d. Mar. 24, 1873; res. Harrison, Me. 6243. i. STEPHEN F., b. May 15, 1821; m. Catherine BROWN. 6244. ii. JAMES G., b. Dec. 20, 1822; m. Betsey H. CARSELY. 6245. iii. EDWARD K., b. Sept. 9, 1824; m. Arvilla CASWELL. 6246. iv. GEORGE F., b. June 12, 1826; m. Mary A. BAILEY. 6247. v. ELEAZER K., b. May 13, 1828; m. Mrs. Olive (TEBBITTS) GREEN. 6248. vi. WILLIAM L., b. June 12 1833; m. Hannah M. SIMPSON. 6249. vii. MARY E., b. Jan. 25, 1836; m. Oct. 10, 1866, John H. CASWELL of Bridgton, Me. 6250. viii. IRENE I., b. July 29, 1838; d. May 6, 1846. 3434. DANIEL WHITNEY (Enoch, Moses, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. Jan. 22, 1793; m. Jan. 19, 1815, Susan HARMON; b. 1797; d. -----. He d. Mar. 24, 1873; res. Harrison, Me. 6251. i. SALLY, b. Mar. 1, 1816.

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