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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. 457

7302. iii. WM. BELCHER, b. Jan. 10, 1866; res. New York City, care Betts, Atterbury, Hyde & Betts, 120 Broadway. He was born in Clare- mont, N.H., moved to Bennington, N.H., in 1867. Attended the public schools; fitted for college at Francestown academy, 1880-83; entered Amherst college, Amherst, Mass., 1883, and graduated in 1887; took the three years' course at the Harvard law school, graduating with the class of 1890. Went to New York City in the fall of 1890; was admitted to the New York bar in the spring of 1892, and to practice in the United States courts in 1893. Engaged in the practice of patent law. Member of the Harvard Club of New York City, and the Association of the Bar of the city of New York. Degrees, A.B. cum lunde, Amherst college, "87; A. M. and LL.B. cum lunde, Harvard University, 1890. 7303. iv. EDWARD SAMUEL, b. Oct. 12, 1867; at Harvard law school, Cam- bridge, Mass., in 1893. He fitted for college; one year at Fran- cestown academy, Francestown, N.H.; two years at Arms academy, Shelburne Falls, Mass., where he graduated in 1885, and entered Amherst college that fall; he was out one year on account of sickness, and graduated A.B. in 1890; entered the Harvard law school Oct., 1890; is a member of the third year class, and expects to receive an LL.B. and an A.M. from the university in June; was admitted to the Suffolk bar Feb., 1893. and expects to practice in Chicago. (Mar., 1893.) 4068. Dr. CHARLES H. WHITNEY (Smyrna, Samuel, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Nov. 10, 1824, in Westminster; m. in Fitchburg, Oct. 19, 1848, Abbie A. TOLMAN, b. Nov. 26, 1822; d. Apr. 22, 1870; m. 2d, Oct. 18, 1871, at Brooklyn, N.Y., Isabel H. HAYES, b. Jan. 22, 1837; res. 16 Norland St., Cam- bridge, Mass., and South Framingham, Mass. 7304. i. ANNIE F., b. Aug. 26, 1849; d. Oct. 30, 1885. 7305. ii. HERBERT E., b. Nov. 22, 1851; d. Aug. 22, 1852. 7306. iii. MARY A., b. July 14, 1853; m. Sept., 1875, James McGOWAN; res. 9 Coral St., Worcester, Mass. 7307. iv. HATTIE E., b. Aug. 2, 1857; m. July 6, 1882, Henry E. CLIFFORD; res. Grand Island, Neb. He was b. Sept. 9, 1853; attor- ney at law. Ch.: Leon E., b. Apr. 2, 1883; Nora B., b. Feb. 23, 1890. 7308. v. MILLIE M., b. July 21, 1873; res. at home. 4076. GEORGE W. WHITNEY (Jonas W., Abner, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Westminster, Mass., Mar. 7, 1813; m. there Oct. 5, 1837, Dolly JACKSON, b. Nov. 29, 1815. He settled on the Samuel MILLER (CUTTING) farm, three-fourths of a mile north of the village where they still reside. Mr. WHITNEY had been adopted by the younger Samuel MILLER, and came into possession of the estate thereby; res. Westminster, Mass. 7309. i. MARY H., b. Dec. 20, 1838; m. Nov. 24, 1857, Joel RICE; b. Dec. 20, 1827; farmer, res. Westminster Depot, Mass. Mass. Ch.: Ella, b. Dec. 27, 1859; m. Dec. 25, 1880; present name, Ella CLEGG, Westminster Depot; Frank M., b. May 26, 1862; m. Jan. 25, 1888; Mary A., b. Mar. 15, 1865; Fred, b. Feb. 20, 1870; d. Mar. 4, 1870; Geo. C., b. Oct. 12, 1872, d. Nov. 22, 1877; Edward J., b. Oct. 2, 1875; Louis D., b. Sept. 13, 1878; Sherman, b. May 15, 1881. 7310. ii. FRANKLIN M., b. Aug. 23, 1842; m. Fannie L. DOWNE. 7311. iii. SUSAN A., b. Mar. 5, 1845; d. Aug, 22, 1846. 4081. JOHN WHITNEY (Joseph G., Abner, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Ashburnham, Sept. 12, 1806; m. there May 9, 1832, Eliza CUSHING, b. Apr. 18, 1815; d. Sept. 1, 1882. John WHITNEY, son of Joseph G. and Lavina (DUNN) WHITNEY. He resided some years in Westminster and subsequently in Ash., where he was a pioneer manufacturer of chairs. In his daily life and in business he ignored contention and enjoyed the rewards of peace and honorable conduct. He d., May 4, 1873; res. Westminster and Ashburnham.

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