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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. 415

6390. v. CORNELIA, b. Apr. 10, 1818; m. May 15, 1844, Abram BROWN; res. Dixon. he was b. Nov. 17, 1816. Ch.: Virginia H., b. Aug. 21, 1846, Dixon, Ill; Olga, b. Apr. 2, 1849, Dixon, Ill.; Mary, b. Sept. 30, 1850, Dixon, Ill.; Charles Abram, b. Oct. 17, 1852; d. Sept. 20, 1855; Henry Ammi, b. Aug. 10, 1855, Dixon, Ill.; George Mar- shall, b. Nov. 10, 1857, Van Bureu, Ark.; Mary, m. Oct. 1, 1881; Henry A., m. June 17, 1884. 6391. vi. HARRIETT, b. Mar., 1820; m. Jan. 20, 1840, James MCKINNEY; res. Dixon. 6392. vii. ELIZA ANN, b. Nov., 1821; m. Sept., 1842; D. B. MCKINNEY; res. Dixon. 6393. viii. ALEXAS R., b. Feb. 22, 1824; m. Mary J. OAKLEY. 6394. ix. HELLEN, b. 1826; d. young. 6395. x. NATHAN, b. 1824; d. young. 3581. CHEENEY WHITNEY (Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Seneca, N.Y., Apr. 21, 1795; m. there June 26, 1817; Olive COLWELL; b. Mar. 19, 1801; d. Apr. 28, 1886. He was born at Seneca Castle, N.Y., the seventh child of Nathan and Olive (WHITNEY) WHITNEY and died in his 91st year. Had he been spared a little longer he would have celebrated the sixty-ninth anniversary of his wedding. His life and character are worthy of emulation. He united with the Presbyterian church in 1831, from that time adorned the profession he made by a humble, kindly, cheerful, and most devout life. He was honored and beloved by the entire community who accorded to him the affectionate title of Uncle Cheeney. He was interested in every- thing that pertained to the moral and spiritual welfare of others. Was a farmer on a large scale. In 1831 she untied with the Presbyterian church and evr after was a devout member. He d. Feb. 10, 1886; res. Seneca, N.Y. 6396. i. DANIEL H., b. Oct. 19, 1819; m. Susannah DE GRAFF, Martha VAN GELDER, and Sarah VAN GELDER. 6397. ii. ANNA, b. Mar. 25, 1821; d. Oct. 23, 1822. 6398. iii. HACHALIAH, b. Aug. 30, 1823; m. Matilda VROOMAN and Hannah C. STEVENS. 6399. iv. SIDNEY, b. Aug. 20, 1824; m. Amelia VAN GELDER. 6400. v. CLARISSA, b. Dec. 16, 1826; m. Oct. 28, 1847, John DE GRAFF, b. Apr. 28, 1825; d. Jan. 7, 1893. She d. Apr. 1, 1876. Ch.: Florence, b. Aug. 19, 1860; m. Mar. 2, 1893, Issac CLARKE. 6401. vi. SOPHRONIA B., b. Oct. 26, 1828; m. Sept. 1, 1852, Willard MCGREG- ORY, b. 1824. Ch.: Willie, b. Aug. 24, 1859; res. South Pasadena, Cal. 6402. vii. BYRON, b. Sept. 4, 1830; m. Mary C. LESSON. 6403. viii. EMOGENE, b. Oct. 24, 1833; d. May 9, 1853. 6404. ix. CHEENEY P., b. June 10, 1836; m. Mary C. CHAPMAN.

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COL. JOEL WHITNEY.

3586. COL. JOEL WHITNEY (Joel, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Seneca, N.Y., Mar. 1, 1796; m. Apr. 3, 1817, Esther BELDING; b. Nov. 27, 1796; d. Apr. 24, 1867. Joel WHITNEY, born Seneca Castle, N.Y. was a farmer and resided all his life on his farm, about four miles west of Geneva, N.Y. He was a colonel in the New York state militia service about 1835, and was always known and addressed thereafter as Col. WHITNEY. He never held any other public position. He died aged 85 years 10 months and 11 days. He d. Jan. 12, 1882; res. Seneca Castle, N.Y. 6403a. i. OSCAR, b. Sept. 26, 1817; m. Elizabeth R. CROSBY. 6404a. ii. INFANT, b. Nov. 24, 1818; d. Nov. 25, 1818. 6405. iii. LEMUEL PARKHURST, b. Jan. 3, 1820; m. Elmira COLWELL. 6406a. iv. SIBYL LYMAN, b. Sept. 15, 1821; m. Sept. 3, 1841, Oliver S. COLWELL; res. Hudson, Mich. 6407a. v. WELLS, b. Sept. 24, 1823; m. Dimis HOLMES, Laura POTTER, and Emeline SHATTUCK.

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