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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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7540. ii. CAROLINE AZUBAH, b. Oct. 18, 1840; m. Apr. 13, 1862, Henry L., WHITCOMB; res. Concord, Mass. He is a merchant, and was b. Dec. 8, 1835. 7541. iii. ELLEN FRANCES, b. Mar. 21, 1843; unm.; res. Concord. 4259. CHARLES HENRY WHITNEY (Nathan, Abijah, Joseph, Benjamin [NOTE], Joseph, John, John), b. Oct. 9, 1821, in Lincoln, Mass.; m. there Aug. 25, 1844, Eliza BRIGHAM, b. Oct. 7, 1826, in Concord, Mass. He d. June 24, 1890; res. Lincoln, Mass. 7542. i. LOUIS HENRY, b. July 20, 1845; m. Martha E. FISKE. 7543. ii. JOHN BRIGHAM, b. Jan. 31, 1847; d. Oct. 9, 1856. 7544. iii. MARY JANE, b. Dec. 2, 1850; m. June 5, 1870, ----- WASHBURN. 7545. iv. HATTIE MARIA, b. Jan. 4, 1860; m. Oct. 15, 1883, ----- BALDWIN; res. Lincoln. 4270. WILLIAM EZEKIEL WHITNEY (George W., Ezekiel, Ezekiel, John, Ben- jamin, John, John), b. Boston, Dec. 1, 1840; m. Mar. 18, 1862, Margaret KINDER, b. Dec. 12, 1842; res. Danforth St., Saxonville, Mass. 7546. i. NELLIE LOUISA, b. Feb. 14, 1864; m. Aug. 6, 1884, John E. FELCH; res. N. Natick, Mass. 7547. ii. BELLA LURENA, b. Feb. 25, 1872; d. Nov. 25, 1872. 4273. ALONZO DRISCOLL WHITNEY (George W., Ezekiel, Ezekiel, John, Benja- min, John, John), b. Brighton, Mass., 1847; m. May 18, 1870, Zeaphine J. GILLIHEON, b. June 30, 1851. He d. Apr. 6, 1876; res. Somerville, Mass. 7548. i. GEORGE W., b. June 12, 1871; res. W. Somerville, Mass. 7549. ii. ZELLIA JENETTE, b. Jan. 29, 1874; d. Jan. 19, 1877. 4276. LORENZO L. WHITNEY (Walter H., Ezekiel, Ezekiel, John, Benjamin, John, John), b. Newton, Mass., Apr. 1, 1842; m. in Boston, 1866, Sarah ROBERTSON, b. 1846; res. 1267 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. 7550. i. FRED'K, b. Sept. 27, 1867. 7551. ii. WM. GEO., b. Jan. 23, 1870; d. Dec. 14, 1884. 7552. iii. HERBERT L., b. July 15, 1872; d. Feb. 26, 1875. 7553. iv. LYDIA M., b. Oct. 2, 1875; d. -----. 7554. v. GRACE MAY, b. Oct. 2, 1877. 7555. vi. SARAH ADELAIDE, b. Jan. 10, 1878. 7556. vii. WALTER HENRY, b. Nov. 12, 1880; d. Oct. 28, 1884. 7557. viii. EMMA GERTRUDE, b. Mar. 13, 1885. 4285. CAPT. EDMUND CARTER WHITNEY (William D., Stephen, Stephen, John, Benjamin, John, John), b. in Boston, Dec. 28, 1835; m. in Nashua, N.H., Feb. 27, 1861, Cornelia Frances SHEPHERD, b. June 13, 1836. Capt. E. C. WHITNEY, junior vice commander, Department of Massachusetts, formerly of Post 43, Marlboro, now of Post 68, Dorchester, and cashier of the Lincoln National Bank, of this city, is a Boston boy, having been born on the spot where Brigham's Creamery now stands, near the junction of Tremont and Castle streets. He was educated in the grammar and Franklin schools, and at the New England Normal institute, then at Lancaster. In 1854 he changed his plans of entering college, and taking a preparatory commercial course, entered the Lancaster bank, where he served as assistant cashier until 1862. He married in February of that year Cornelia Frances, daughter of Samuel SHEPHERD, of Nashua, N. H. The war broke out in April. He remained at home assisting volunteers until Septem- ber, when, after refusing a lieutenant's commission tendered him by Governor ANDREW because of his lack of knowledge of military matters, enlisted as private in Co. I, 53d Regt. M. V. M. On the arrival of the regiment at New York as in- fectious disease having broken out, he, with others, was detailed in the quarter- master's department and sent to the ship Montibello. Five trips were made from New York to southern ports with stores and troops. When on arriving at the Mis- sissippi river he was ordered to duty in the same department at quarantine, and then at New Orleans under Gen. BUTLER, the regiment meanwhile being stationed at Carrolton. When the 53d took the field Capt. WHITNEY retired from that de- partment and joined the troops in the first Red River campaign under Gen. BANKS, followed by the long siege of forty-five days and investment of Port Hudson, during the whole campaign he served as sergeant, sergeant-major, and by appoint- ment of Colonel (acting brigadier-general) J. W. KIMBALL, as lieutenant. During all
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