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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. 447

Mary Elizabeth, b. Mar. 25, 1862; m. James Regan GLAZE, Oct. 14, 1890; George Whitney, b. Dec. 19, 1864. 7177. ii. ORLANDO BARRETT, b. June 21,1826; d. Aug. 21,1861. He was born in Essex, N.Y., and died of his wounds, a prisoner of war in Richmond, Va. He was orderly sergeant of Company K, 38th Regt. N.Y. Vols. 7178. iii. ELIZABETH, b. July 2, 1831; m. Oct. 24, 1854, Philetus A. MERRIAM; res. Santa Anna, Cal. 7179. iv. ADALINE, b. Nov. 28, 1833; m. ----- BRAGG, and d. Nov. 8, 1868. 7180. v. PHILENA, b. Mar. 20, 1838; d. Apr. 18, 1858. 7181. vi. SUSAN A., B. July 7, 1840; m. Chauncey A. BALLOU; d. Aug. 21, 1868; m. 2d, Apr. 13, 1876, Horace SMITH; d. Oct. 19, 1880, s.p.: res. Wadham's Mills, N.Y. 7182. vii. BENJAMIN A., b. Sept. 6, 1828; d. May 11, 1858. 3947. LUCIUS WHITNEY (Benjamin, Lemuel, Joshua, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Springfield, Vt., Feb. 29, 1804; m. Oct. , 1833. Thankful FRENCH; dau. of Joel, of Lewis, N.Y.; b. Mar. 2, 1810; d. Aug. 7, 1842; m. 2d, Minerva SMITH; d. Apr. 3, 1875. He d. July 14, 1884; res. Essex, N.Y. 7183. i. LOUISA, b. Sept. 8, 1834; m. in 1858, Leroy CRANDAL; res. Minne- apolis; No. 1130 6th street. He was b. Aug. 17, 1834; is retired from business. Ch.: Bertha, b. Mar. 6, 1871. Address, 1130 6th street, n. Minneapolis, Minn. Dollie, b. June 25, 1870; d. Aug. 7, 1870. 7184. ii. SALLY MARIE, b. Feb. 28, 1836; m. Apr. 12, 1864, Henry DOW SHERMAN; res. Essex, N.Y. He was b. Apr. 9, 1838; is a farmer. Ch.: Nellie Maria, b. May 22, 1865; m. Sept. 20, 1893, to Philip A. WALKER, and lives in Essex, N.Y.; no children. Fred Henry, b. Apr. 22, 1867; lives in Essex; unm.; Cora, b. in Essex, N.Y., Aug. 15, 1869; m. Nov. 15, 1887, in Presbyterian church, Essex, by Rev. A. FREDERICK, to Henry HARMON NOBLE. Ch.: John Harmon, b. Sept. 6, 1888; Laura Anne, b. Oct. 25, 1889; Katherine Ruth, b. Oct. 2, 1892. 1. Thomas NOBLE, an emigrant ancestor, was admitted an inhabitant of Boston, Mass., Jan. 5, 1653 (see Drake's Hist. Boston, p. 331), moved to Springfield, Mass., 1653 (See Barber's Hist. Coll. Mass., p.291); Westfield, Jan. 21, 1669 (see Town Records); he married Nov. 1, 1660, Hannah, daughter of William and Johanna (SCANT) WARRINER, of Springfield, Mass. 2. Their son John was the first white man to settle in New Milford, Conn., in 1707 (see Trumbull's Hist. Conn., Book II., chap. VI., p. 83); his wife Mary was the daughter of Dea. Richard GOODHAM, who was killed by the Indi- ans near Hadley, Mass., Apr. 1, 1676(see Barber's Mass., p. 323.) 3. Their son David was commissioned ensign of the North Military company of New Milford, Conn., Oct. 11, 1743; was deputy to Gen. Court, six sessions (see Colonial Records); his wife Susanna was daughter of Capt. John SHERMAN, of Wood- bury (a son of Samuel Sherman, born in Dedham, England); he was deputy seventeen sessions; speaker, 1711-12; assistant, 1711-23; Capt. WOODBURY company commissioned 1711 (see Colonial Rec's Conn.); Samuel SHERMAN, father of Capt. John, was deputy 1635; assistant of colony of New Haven, 1662-63-64; assistant Connecticut colony, 1665-66-67; his wife Sarah was daughter of Mathew MITCHELL, who came from Halifax, York- shire, England, 1635. TRUMBULL says he was one of the fathers of the colony (Conn.vol. I., chap. IV., page 68); (see sketch in MATHERS's Magnolia, vol. II., chap. IV., of Rev. Jonathan MITCHELL, which gives an account of Mathew MITCHELL. Mathew MITCHELL was at Saybrook Fort with Levi GARDINER, 1635, Pequot war (see Colonial Recs. Conn.) 4. Asahel NOBLE was a member of the committee of inspection and correspondence of the town of New Milford during the Revolutionary war (see Town Rec., p. 228; also year book, 1893, N.Y. Society Sons of the Revo- lution). Catherine, his wife, was daughter of James and Sarah (OSBORNE) PEET, of Stratford, Conn., and a lineal descendant of

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