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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. 429

6593. v. HANNAH MARY, b. Apr. 6, 1840; m. Nov. 23, 1859, William WASHBURN, b. Mar. 10, 1840; res. Lake, Ont. 6594. vi. MARY ANN, b. Oct. 10, 1846; m. May 16, 1868, Ebenezer PHILLIPS; farmer; b. Apr. 25, 1841; res. Codington, Ont. 3749. NORMAN WHITNEY (Samuel, Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Chesterfield, N.Y. , May 16, 1802; m. at Keeseville, Nov. 3, 1825, Mary Wilcox FOR- SYTH; b. Mar. 16, 1804; d. Apr. 16, 1891. He was a contractor and builder. He d. July 9, 1888; res. Keeseville, N.Y. 6595. i. NELSON, b. Oct. 11, 1826; m. Jennie CHAMBERLIN 6596. ii. HENRY J., b. Feb. 11, 1828; m. Julia VAN DUSNE. 6597. iii. SAMUEL, b. May 20, 1831; unm.; res. Oshkosh, Wis. Is a civil engineer. 6598. iv. DANIEL, b. Apr. 18, 1833; m. Margaret SATCHELL. 6599. v. MARY, b. Mar. 29, 1835; d. Oct. 25, 1843. 6600. vi. HELEN, b. Nov. 13, 1829; d. Aug. 5, 1830. 6601. vii. HARRIETT, b. Aug. 11, 1837; d. Sept. 19, 1855. 6602. viii. EMILY S., b. Nov. 15, 1839; unm.; res. Keeseville, N.Y. 6603. ix. CHARLES, b. Jan. 16, 1844; m. Rhoda PHELPS. 6604. x. GEORGE R., b. May 18, 1846; d. Oct. 30, 1855. 6605. xi. MARTHA M., b. Apr. 23, 1842; d. Apr. l, 1843. 3750. DAVID WHITNEY (Samuel, Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. -----; m. Maria WRIGHT. She m. again and went to California; res. Green Bay, Wis. 6606. i. ISRAEL, b. -----; went to California. 6607. ii. HELEN, b. -----; went to California. 6608. iii. DWIGHT, b. -----; went to California. 6609. iv. HARRIETT, b. -----; went to California. 6610. v. EMILY, b. -----; went to California. 3754. CAPT. DANIEL MILO WHITNEY (Samuel, Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Chesterfield, N.Y., July 23, 1815; m. Aug. 2, 1837, at Keeseville, N.Y., Emily REYNOLDS; b. at Whitehall, N.Y., June 11, 1813; d. at Green Bay, Wis., June 29, Daniel M. WHITNEY was born in Chesterfield, Essex Co., N.Y., July 23, 1813. His early life was passed on a farm at Port Douglass, near Keeseville, N.Y. When a young man he belonged to the state militia of New York, and was appointed as en- sign in the 37th Regiment of Infantry in 1832 by Gov. Enos T. THROOP. (His commis- sion signed by the governor his son, Rev. Geo. A., has in his possession.) In 1833 he came west to Green Bay (then Navarino), Wis., and was in the employ of his uncle, Daniel WHITNEY, one of the early settlers of that place. He continued in his uncle's employ for many years and traveled considerably in his interest. He after- wards entered into mercantile business and later became largely engaged in river navigation. For a number of years he commanded one of the larger bay steamers, The Fannie Fisk, plying between Green Bay and Marinette. For several years he was a large mail contractor between Green Bay and Lake Superior. In 1862 he was appointed postmaster at Green Bay; about the year 1869 he was appointed deputy U.S. marshal, an office which he held until his death, was also sheriff of Brown County. The funeral was the largest ever held in that city. He d. June 6, 1878; res. Green Bay, Wis. 6611. i. GEORGE A., b. Sept. 29, 1838; m. Marian J. SHERWOOD. 6612. ii. HENRY E., b. July 15, 1843; m. Mary E. BROWN and Marion ROBERTS. 6613. iii. CHARLOTTE SAFFORD, b. Dec. 12, 1846; m. June 2, 1869, Augus- tus Heber REYNOLDS, b. June 22, 1846; res. 435 Webster Ave., Green Bay, Wis. Ch.: Henry Douglass, b. July 9, 1872; d. Sept. 23, 1884. 6614. iv. MYRA ELLEN, b. Oct. 3, 1850 (adopted); m. (see) John O. DAY, Jr. res. Milwaukee. 3755. JOHN CLARK WHITNEY (Samuel, Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Chesterfield, N.Y., May 19, 1821; m. May 13, 1846, Harriett Y. DICKINSON; b. at Middlebury, Vt., Oct. 13, 1826; d. May 2, 1880. He was a farmer. He d. Apr. 27, 1892; res. Weyauwega, Wis. 6615. i. EDWIN H., b. July 22, 1854; m. Caroline BORNGESSER.

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