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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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452 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

most important personages. Mr. WHITNEY was a genial man, always kind to the poor, frequently giving loads of wood, hay and provisions to the needy. He was a Unitarian in religious belief, a kind man in his family and much respected and beloved by all. The house in which he resided is still standing and is a lovely summer home. A large pine grove near by, and the land broken by hills and val- leys, adds greatly to the scenery. He d. Aug. 23, 1839; res. Gardner and Templeton. Mass. 7220. i. BETSEY, b. Apr. 16, 1815; d. Dec. 27, 1823. 7221. ii. WILLIAM, b. May 10, 1817; d. May 29, 1818. 7222. iii. SIBBEL, b. Mar. 11, 1820; d. Dec. 14, 1823. 7223. iv. WILLIAM, b. Aug. 25, 1821; m. Nabby DAY. 7224. v. SIBBEL, b. July 18, 1823; m. Dec. 31, 1846, Warren BENTON, b. 1827; d. Nov. 10, 1851; m. 2d, May, 1857; Lucius BAKER. They resided in Templeton, Mass., on the farm owned by her father. He was b. 1828, is a woodenware manufacturer. Ch.: Luella Sibbel d. June 1, 1849; ae. 1 year 8 months and 15 days; Austin War- ren, d. June 15, 1849; ae. 7 months and 21 days. Ch. Of L. War- ren, and Sibbel BENTON: Warren L., b. July 7, 1849; P.O. address Thompsonville, Conn.; Luella Sibbel, b. Feb. 19, 1850; m. Dec. 31, 1868; d. Feb. 3, 1878; James Fairbanks, b. June 5, 1848; address Chestnut St., Gardner, Mass.; Lucas Lee, b. July, 1859; address East Templeton, Mass.; Anna L., b. July, 1859; d. Mar. 14, 1860; Winifred Fairbanks, b. June 81, 1878; Byron Ellis, b. Sept. 3, 1860; d. Sept. 16, 1881. 7225. vi. WASHINGTON, b. Mar. 7, 1825: d., Nov. 12, 1826. 7226. vii. BETSEY, b. Apr. 15, 1830; m. Sept. 13, 1847, Charles W. WELLER, He was b. May 15, 1826. He served as a soldier in the civil war for one year and six months and was discharged for disa- bility. He d., from injuries received in the war, Sept. 4, 1871, after ten years of suffering. She res. High St. Winchendon, Mass. Ch.: Florella B., Oct. 20, 1849; d. July 7, 1872; Arden E., b. Apr. 8, 1851; d. July 21, 1854; Melphia Sibbel, b. Aug. 1, 1853; d. July 22, 1854; Emma M., b. Aug. 27, 1854; m. S. W. FRENCH; res. Bowers St., Newtonville, Mass. 7227. viii. WASHINGTON, b. Dec. 23, 1832; m. Sarah HOBBS; res. Springfield, Mass.; P.O. box 222. 4001. SETH WHITNEY (William, William, William, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Dec. 8, 1792; m. Apr. 23, 1816; Sally WOOD; b. Mar. 7, 1795; d. June 6, 1825; m. 2d, Dec. 28, 1825; Chloe LINCOLN, d. Jan. 4, 1855. Seth WHITNEY was born in Gardner, and was a successful farmer. He was highly esteemed. He d. Oct. 22, 1859; res. Gardner, Mass. 7228. i. SETH, b. May 25, 1817; d. Aug. 29, 1822. 7229. ii. AUSTIN, b. Feb. 27, 1819; m. Maria ALLEN. 7230. iii. LUCY, b. June 22, 1821; m. May 24, 1844, Ivers WHITNEY (SEE). 7231. iv. WEBSTER WOOD, b. Nov. 29, 1824; d. unm. Aug. 13, 1892. 7232. iv 1/2. SALLY, b. Nov. 29, 1824; d. Jan. 25, 1825. 7233. v. WILLIAM L., b. Feb. 5, 1827; d. unm. Mar. 8, 1882. 7234. vi. CHLOE, b. Oct. 4, 1828; m. Apr. 20, 1847; Charles Addison PERLEY, b. Sept. 15, 1826; son of Asa and Mary (KENDALL) PERLEY; res. Baldwinsville, Mass. Ch.: Mary Isabelle, b. Aug. 24, 1849; m. Herbert LELAND. Charles ADDISON, b. June 30, 1855; m. M. Ella WAITE. 7235. vii. SALLY, b. Nov. 6, 1830; res. unm. Baldwinsville, Mass. 7236. viii. SETH, b. Jan. 30, 1833; d. Oct., 1, 1845. 7237. ix. MARY, b. Jan. 28, 1838; d. Aug. 13, 1838. 4002. JOSEPH WHITNEY (William, William, William, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Feb. 28, 1794; m. May 6, 1818, Nancy PUTNAM; b. June 3, 1798; d. Mar. 29, 1880. Joseph WHITNEY was a farmer, and lived in Winchendon, on the farm where his grandfather resided (his name was William, and the first WHITNEY that settled in those parts). On the death of his father he went to Gardner, and resided on the home place. He d. May 12, 1876; res. Gardner, Mass. 7238. i. IVERS, b. Jan. 30, 1819; m. Lucy WHITNEY, and Rhoda ADAMS.

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