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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. 413

WILLIAMS; b. Oct. 8, 1853. He is lieut. of Boston fire department; res. So. Boston, Mass., 456 W. 4th street. 6352. i. BLANCHE ARDELL, b. Nov. 16, 1877; res. 148 K street, So. B. 3576. ETHAN WHITNEY (Hachaliah, Jesse, Jonathan, Benjamin, Jonathan, [NOTE] Jonathan, John), b. Apr. 22, 1788; m. Jan. 7, 1810, Betsy Mellen GREEN; b. in Mendon, Nov. 22, 1792. He d. July, 1823, in Boston. She was m. 2d, Sept. 9, 1825, Micah BENT, and d. Aug. 22, 1871, in Bellingham; res. Milford, Mass. 6353. i. NELSON, b. May 5, 1811; m. Ruth M. GUILD. 6354. ii. HARRIET, b. Apr. 9, 1813; d. unm. 6355. iii. WILLIS, b. 1815; d. Sept. 11, 1817. 6356. iv. DEXTER, b. -----; m. Adeliza COOK. 6357. v. ETHAN, b. -----; res. 72 Downing street, Brooklyn, N.Y. 3578. JESSE WHITNEY (Hachaliah, Jesse, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, [NOTE] Jona- than, John), b. Oct. 12, 1790; m. June 12, 1817, Rebecvca FISK; b. 1800; d. Aug. 10, 1871. They resided on the old homestead. He d. Feb. 1, 1850; res. Mildford, Mass. 6358. i. ROWANNA SEMIRA, b. Aug. 28, 1820; m. Sept. 18, 1872, Isreal PATCH, m s.p., res. E. Main St., Milford, Mass. 3577. LUTHER WHITNEY (Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Conway, Mass., Aug. 20, 1782; m. Jan., 1803, Hannah WITTER; d. Oct. 25, 1824; m. 2d. Sept. 20, 1827, Hannah L. SMALLEY; b. Aug. 8, 1794; d. Feb. 27, 1875. Mr. Luther WHITNEY was one of the early pioneers coming with his father to Seneca from Conway, Mass., when but nine years of age. Through a long eventful life of over four score and ten years he saw the country changed from a wilderness to one of the finest agricultural regions in the state. He helped to clear a large tract of land, always living on the farm which he cleared. During the war of 1812 he was stationed for some time at Niagra. He d. May 17, 1878; res. Seneca Castle, N.Y. 6359. i. HARRIETT P., b. Mar. 20, 1834; m. Mar. 5, 1862, Cyrus BRAY. She d. Mar. 18, 1889. He was b. Apr. 10, 1835. Is a farmer; res. Seneca Castle, N.Y. Ch.: Fred C., b. Aug. 2, 1865; d. Oct. 31, 1889; Charlotte C., b. Dec. 18, 1866; unm. res. Seneca Castle, N. Y.; Luther Whitney, b. Dec. 19, 1873. Mrs. Bray was refined and gifted, by her death the church and Sabbath-school lost a cheerful worker, faithful teacher and trusted friend. 6360. ii. CYRUS, b. Mar. 4, 1804; d. Sept. 4, 1806. 6361. iii. SUSAN, b. Feb. 6, 1806; d. June 29, 1806. 6362. iv. GEORGE, b. Apr. 1, 1808; m. Dolly BARDEN. 6363. v. POLLY, b. Apr. 24, 1810; d. Apr. 6, 1830. 6364. vi. NATHAN, b. June 2, 1812; m. Betsey E. SCOTFORD. 6365. vii. LUTHER, b. Aug. 18, 1814; d. May 15, 1823. 6366. viii. DAVID, b. June 6, 1817; m. twice and d. s.p. Jan. 26, 1864. 6367. ix. HANNAH, b. Mar. 12, 1819; m. at York, Mich., in 1841, Eber BRADLEY. She d. Feb. 21, 1888; res. York, Mich. Ch.: Julia Gilmore; res. Lake Ridge, Mich.; Luther E.; res. Owosso, Mich.; Emily Douglass; res. Church's Corners, Mich.; Alba O.; res. York, Mich. 6368. x. DOLLY, b. July 14, 1821; m. Aug. 19, 1844, David S. CROZIER; res. Benton Center, N.Y. He was b. July 28, 1826; d. July 14, 1893 s.p.; was a farmer. 6369. xi. MATILDA, b. Apr. 28, 1823; d. Feb. 23, 1825. 6370. xii. CORNELIA H., b. Dec. 11, 1829; m. Dec. 11, 1845, Charles PARSHALL; res. S.C. Ch.: Frank L., b. Nov. 18, 1857; res. S.C.; unm. 6371. xiii. TACEY, b. Arp. 7, 1832; unm.; res. S.C. 3578. OTIS WHITNEY (Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Conway, Mass., Oct. 19, 1786; m. Mar. 1, 1815, at Seneca, N.Y., Betsey HAWLEY; b. Sept. 10, 1795; d. Jan. s9, 1877. He was born in Conway, Mass., and when six years of age moved with his parents to Seneca Castle, N.Y., to which place they were among the first pioneers. In 1831, with his wife, he united with he Presbyterian church, and for over fifty years was one of the elders. He was a most valued cou sellor to his pastor and the session, wise, prudent and thoughtful, discreet and chari- table. He d. Jan. 25, 1885; res. Seneca Castle, N.Y. 6372. i. COLUMBUS C., b. Oct. 9, 1819; m. Evealine YEAKLEY, Jane YEAKLEY, and Elizabeth E. BROWN.

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