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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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7012. ii. MARIA C. T., b. Jan. 22, 1870; m. Oct. 2, 1893, H. H. CROCKER. Ch.: Lillian; res. Fannin, Goliad Co., Tex. 7013. iii. OVERTON S., b. Jan. 18, 1873. 7014. iv. GEO. M., b. Nov. 11, 1874. 7015. v. NANNIE HARRIS, b. Apr. 12, 1877. 7016. vi. TILLITHA A., b. June 26, 1879. 7017. vii. JAMES FOSTER, b. Aug. 7, 1882. 7018. viii. SUSIE LUCILE, b. Jan. 22, 1886. 3815. JAMES FOSTER WHITNEY (James F., Lemuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Charleston, Ill., Sept. 4, 1843; m. at Mattoon, Ill., Nov. 20, 1865, Alice HAMBLEN; b. June 14, 1846. James F. WHITNEY, born near Charleston, Ill., Sept. 4, 1843; lived with his parents in Coles and Edgar Counties, Ill., until spring 1851, when his grandfather, Lemuel WHITNEY, took him to Pendleton Co., Ky,; lived near Foster, Ky., until April, 1861, when he went to live near Mattoon, Ill., to his step-father, Rufus PIERCE; stayed with his step-father (Rufus PIERCE was born near Milton, Mass.), until July 31, 1861 when he enlisted as a private in Company D, 41st Regt. Ill. Vol. Infantry; was shot in right temple at Fort Donelson, Tenn., Feb. 15, 1862; taken home by his step-father; stayed until March 25, 1862, when he rejoined his regiment at Shiloh, Tenn. At the battle of Shiloh, or Pittsburg Landing, he was shot through right thigh and through left leg, about four inches below knee, and a flesh wound, calf of right leg; lay in hospital at Savannah, Tenn., until May, when he was taken to hospital at Quincy, Ill.; left hospital on furlough some time last of May, and stayed with his step-father until Sept., 1862, when he rejoined his regiment at Bolivar, Tenn., was discharged from the army on the 10th day of Nov., 1862, by reason of said wounds disabling him from service; stayed with the army as clerk in sutler store, in 62d and 54th Ill. Regiments until Oct., 1865. Married Alice HAMBLEN, of Mattoon, Ill., Nov. 20, 1865; farmed his step-father's farm (Mr. PIERCE died April, 1864), until Jan., 1870; went to Texas, and tried to raise cotton until January, 1874; returned to Charleston; staved in Charleston until Mar. 29, 1874; started west; landed in Larned, Kan., Apr. 3, 1874; took a homestead twelve miles north of Larned; elected register of deeds of Pawnee Co., Kan., Nov., 1875; served one term; went back to farm Jan., 1878; in Nov., 1879, was elected county clerk, which position he has held to date, having been nominated at the Republican conventions, and elected for the eighth term in Nov., 1893; res. Mattoon, Ill.; Larned, Kan. 7019. i. WALTER H., b. Aug. 26, 1866; res. unm. at Alva, Olk. 7020. ii. RUBY, b. Aug. 1, 1868; m. Oct. 7, 1893, Claude RINKER; res. Nevada, Mo. He was b. in 1862, s. p. 7021. iii. JAMES R., b. Apr. 10, 1871; res. L. 7022. iv. MARY P., b. Aug. 16. 1873. 7023. v. JERRY T., b. Aug. 23, 1875. 7024. vi. BESSIE, b, Mar. 24, 1879; d. Mar. 23, 1880. 7025. vii. ALBERTA, b. Apr. 23, 1884. 7026. viii. GEO. GOULD, b. Dec. 26, 1889. 3817. CHARLES THEODORE WHITNEY (James F., Lemuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Charleston, Ill., Dec. 29, 1849; m. at Sharpsburg, Tex., Apr. 4, 1888, Minnie Jane PEAKS; b. Mar. 8, 1869. He is a farmer; res. Gregory, Tex. 7027. i. CHARLES ELLSWORTH, b., Sept. 24, 1889. 7028. ii. ANETTA PAWLINE, b. Sept. 8, 1891. 3822. MOSES WHITNEY (Ephraim, Ephraim, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Upton, Mass., Aug. 31, 1786; m. Mar. 2, 1812, Susannah HALL; b. Med- ford, Mass., Sept. 10, 1792; d. Nov. 13, 1866. He was born in Upton and resided there, was a farmer and inherited the prop- erty from his father. It had been in the family for four generations. In his old age he resided with his son-in-law David F. EAMES, Esq., of Upton. He was a man of strict integrity, a good Christian and faithful friend. He experienced religion early in life. He d. Oct. 7, 1876; res. Upton, Mass. 7029. i. WILLIAM F., b. Jan. 17, 1815; m. Harriett N. MORSE. 7030. ii. SARAH TAFT, b. Apr. 28, 1819; m. Oct. 3, 1836, David Fay EAMES, He was b. Aug. 11, 1813; d. Dec. 6, 1892; she d. Nov. 26, 1892; res. Upton, Mass. Ch.: Geo. Jonathan, b. May 14, 1840; d. Sept. 14, 1841; Emily WHITNEY, b. Nov. 11, 1842; m. Jan. 10, 1868,
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