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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. 465

4158. ALONZO ADAMS WHITNEY (Abraham J., James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. May 6, 1801, m. May 6, 1821, Fanny PITTS; b. Dec. 29, 1801. He settled in Danby, N. Y., where he manufactured spinning wheels, jennies, etc., till the old Ithaca & Oswego railway was built, when he kept a hotel and country store, and furnished timber for nine miles of the road. The failure of the railway company caused the loss of all his property, when he moved to Corning, N. Y. There he was successful in trade and for several years was highway commissioner and foreman of the Chemung canal. In 1848 he settled in E. Charlestown, Pa., and engaged in farming at a village called Whitneyville. Since his residence at E. C. he has been postmaster most of the time, besides holding various town offices. When twenty-one years of age he dropped his middle name; res. E. Charlestown, Pa. 7401. i. NELSON, b. Jan 5, 1823; m. Susan C. Parcel 4161. JAMES LEWIS WHITNEY (Abraham J., James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Mar. 12, 1808; m. Oct. 7, 1827, Lucy Maria HALL; d. July 7, 1841; m. 2d, Oct. 28, 1841, Maria Eldred; b. Oct. 24, 1820. He was born in Danby, N. Y., where he resided until 1837, when he moved to Caton. He has been justice of the peace and supervisor at Caton; res. Caton, N. Y. 7402. i. EDGAR M., b. July 20, 1828; m. Harriet WESTCOTT and Laura HARRIS. 7403. ii. OLIVER W., b. Jan. 2, 1830; m. Lucy B. BURDICK. 7404. iii. LUCY MARIA, b. Feb. 6, 1832; m. 1851, Dyer POWERS. She d. Law- renceville, Pa., June 19, 1855. 7405. iv. JAMES L., b. Mar. 28, 1834; m. 1852, Julia HARRIS; res. Eau Claire, Wis. 7406. v. EMELINE AMANDA, b. Feb. 5, 1836; m. 1854, Joseph HARRIS. She d. Salamanca, N. Y., Apr. 19, 1866. 7407. vi. ABRAM J., b. Aug. 4, 1842; m. Almira E. BROOKMAN. 7408. vii. WILLIAM C., b. Sept. 17, 1853; m. Priscilla E. MEAD. 7409. viii. DYER, b. Dec. 7, 1855; d. Jan. 17, 1858. 4164. MARTIN VAN BUREN WHITNEY (Zerah, James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Buffalo, N.Y., Nov. 24, 1832; m. Brown, Mich., Feb. 20, 1823 [sic], Harriet WHITE, b. Nottinghamshire, Eng., Mar. 15, 1835. He is a farmer and has been supervisor of his town; res. Caledonia Station, Mich. 7410. i. EVA JANE, b. Oct. 4, 1856; m. Apr. 4, 1875, ----- BATEMAN; res. Grand Rapids, Mich. 7411. ii. IDA LUELLA, b. Oct. 15, 1858; m. Nov. 12, 1876, D. E. PIERSON; res. White Lake, S. D. He was b. Apr. 10, 1848; farmer. Ch.: Myrta May, b. May 24, 1877; Ruby A., b. Jan. 12, 1883; Fred M., b. Nov. 22, 1886; Minnie M., b. Aug. 8, 1888; Fay E., b. Mar. 12, 1890. 7412. iii. NELLIE LOUISA, b. Nov. 11, 1861; m. Dec. 24, 1877, Geo. H. JONES. He was b. Nov. 20, 1853. Ch.: Grace Belle, b. Sept. 20, 1883; Louisa Eveline, b. Jan. 7, 1888, d. Nov. 29, 1889; Clara Edna, b. Sept. 21, 1891. 7413. iv. ALICE MAY, b. June 24, 1867; m. Oct. 28, 1887, Allan B. BETZNER. He was b. Oct. 30, 1860; is a carpenter. 7414. v. ORRIN CHESTER, b. Apr. 5, 1873. 4166. PETER ISAAC WHITNEY (Zerah, James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Oct. 5, 1810; m. Oct. 21, 1835, Betsey PORTER. He d. 1881; res. Rock Falls, Ill. 7415. i. EDWIN E., b. Aug. 14, 1843; m. Harriett L. BUTTON; res. Rock Fall, Ill. 7416. ii. ZERAH P., b. Sept. 21, 1836; m. Charlotte C. McKENNEY. 7417. iii. JAMES P., b. Jan. 12, 1838; m. Anna GRUMMAN. 7418. iv. PHEBE JANE, b. Oct. 15, 1839; m. Mathew R. ADAMS, b. Aug. 26, 1829; res. Rock Falls, Ill. 7419. v. WILLIAM B., b. Mar. 27, 1842; m. Lovina McBRIDE. 7420. vi. HELEN AMELIA, b. Mar. 14, 1846; m. May 29, 1869, Pliny LYON, b. Nov. 14, 1819; res. Greenville, Conn. 7421. vii. JULIUS J., b. Aug. 27, 1847; m. and res. Rock Falls, Ill. 7422. viii. HORACE MONSON, b. June 14, 1850; d. 1854. 7423. ix. FANNY MARY LORANA, b. aug. 21, 1852; m. Geo. CANNING, b. Sept. 7, 1845; res. Rock Falls, Ill.

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