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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)
Transcribed by the Whitney Research Group, 1999.
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6373. ii. LOUISA M., b. Mar. 30, 1816; m. Nov. 15, 1843, Walter D. WILSON. She d. Sept. 20, 1890. He was b. Apr. 3, 1824. Ch.: Walter, b. Feb. 1, 1848; d. same day; Ella L., b. Nov. 25, 1849; m. Wm. H. CHAPIN; Emma Martha, b. Feb. 16, 1852; d. Oct. 9, 1852. 6374. iii. JULIAN ANN, b. Oct. 5, 1817; m. May 12, 1841, Tyler H. ABBEY; res. Watkins, N.Y. He was b. May 8, 1815. Ch.: Norman Whitney, b. June 25, 1842; unm.; Harvey Smith, b. July 27, 1844; m. Celestia A. FROST; Albert Tyler, b. Mar. 10, 1846; m. Mary A. HAR- NILL; Hadyn Webster, b. Dec. 23, 1849; Julia Amanda, b. June 12, 1852; Otis Geo. Fred, b. Dec 22, 1854; d. Oct. 27, 1801. 6375. iv. OTIS, b. June 13, 1821; m. Harriett N. BARNES. 6376. v. MARTHA, b. June 15, 1823; res. Geneva, N.Y. 6377. vi. MARY, b. Feb. 13, 1825; m. Feb. 1847, Jonathan H. WILDER; b. July 18, 1822; res. Geneva, N.Y. 6378. vii. LEVI H., b. Apr. 14, 1827; d. July 30, 1884. 6379. vii. OLIVE HAWLEY, b. Dec. 22, 1828; m. Dec. 6, 1849, John SMITH. She d. July 31, 1867. Ch., Wm., Alice, Ellen, Esther, Fred- eric, Julia. 6380. ix. SARAH T., b. Nov. 22, 1830; d. -----. 6381. x. ELLEN A., b. Nov. 21, 1832; m. Oct. 24, 1861, Beekman VAN GELDER; b. Apr. 27, 1835; res. Seneca Castle, N.Y. Ch.: Bertha Louise, b. July 10, 1863; m. Dec. 14, 1887; Albert Carl OTTLEY; Edward, b. Aug. 18, 1865; d. Oct. 28, 1865; Harvey Whitney, b. Jan. 6, 1869. 6382. xi. EDWARD W., b. Oct. 2, 1834; m. Kate CHAPIN; d. Feb. 29, 1884. 6383. xii. NORMAN S., b. Oct. 20, 1839; res. Geneva, N.Y. 3579. JONATHAN WHITNEY (Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. in Seneca, N.Y., Sept. 3, 1793; m. Betsey -----. He d. May 25, 1875; res. Albion, N.Y. 6384. i. JONAS, b. Mar. 15, 1824; m. Emeline POLLAY. 6385. ii. STEPHEN N., b. Albion, 1831; m. Janette HILL. They res. in Albion. He d. s.p. 1885. 3580. COL. NATHAN WHITNEY (Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benja- min, John), b. Conway, Mass., Jan. 22, 1791; m. at Seneca Castle, N.Y., 1811, Sarah GRAY; b. Jan. 16, 1791; d. Apr. 23, 1864. Col. Nathan opened a farm near Allison, N.Y., and another at Elba, N.Y. He visited Lee county, Ill., in 1835, and later in 1836 and 1837, his family following in 1838. He was one of the commissioners to organize the county of Lee, and since then held the office of county commissioner. His nursery was the first north of the Illinois river. From De Witt Clinton, Governor of New York, he has three military commissions, those of captain, lieutenant-colonel and colonel. At the time of his death he was the oldest Mason in the Northwest. During the Morgan excitement he was among the "faithless faithful found." Colonel Nathan WHITNEY was tendered a recep- tion in Jan., 1891, by his Masonic bothers at his home in Franklin Grove, it being the one hundredth anniversary of his birth, and prominent Masons from Chicago, Dixon, Ashton, Creston, Amboy, De Kalb and Sterling were present. A.B. Fich, in behalf of Nathan Whitey Chapter, No. 129, Royal Arch Masons, named in honor of Father Whitney, presented him with a solid silver platter suitably inscribed. Let- ters and telegrams of congratulation poured in upon Father WHITNEY all day. Over two hundred guests and four generations sat down to a bounteous repast. He served in the war of 1812 and was mentioned for brave service in the battle at Fort Erie. He was one of the oldest Masons in the state at the time of his death, having received his first degree in 1817. He d. June 11, 1891; res. Albion, N.Y., and Franklin Grove, Ill. 6386. i. DE WITT CLINTON, b. 1812; d. young. 6387. ii. OLIVE, b. July 14, 1814; m. Dec., 1831 at Careyville, Jesse L. KNOWLTON. She d. Geb. 14, 1890. He d. s.p. June 25, 1883. 6388. iii. PULLY G., Apr. 20, 1816; m. Sept., 1834, in Careyville, N.Y. Wm. SMITH, merchant; res. Dixon, Ill. Ch.: Harriett, b. Nov., 1839; d. 1853. 6389. iv. FIDELIA, b. Apr. 10, 1818; m. in Unionville, O., Nov., 1837, Dr. Jerome B. GREGORY. She d. Apr., 1861. Ch.: Jerome B., b. May, 1850; m. and d. Dec., 1883; his widow res. 608 7th St., Peoria, Ill.
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