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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)
Transcribed by the Whitney Research Group, 1999.
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nation of the Republican party for the third term with good prospects of election; res. Billings, Mont. 7574. i. SUSAN HAMLINE, b. July 1, 1866; m. Nov. 23, 1886, John Brooke HERFORD; has two children, Helen Brooke and Whitney Brooke HERFORD. 7575. ii. GERTRUDE LAWRENCE, b. Dec. 13, 1867; m. Nov. 11, 1889, to Charles Wheeler BARNEY; has one child, Dorothy Wheeler BARNEY. 7576. iii. CLARA LOUISE, b. Sept. 30, 1873; unm. 4320. CECIL CALVIN WHITNEY (Calvin, David, Nathan, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Westminster, Mass., Jan. 5, 1848; m. June 10, 1879, Eldora J. GATES, b. Mar. 8, 1856; res. 4 Taft St., Fitchburg, Mass. 7577. i. STANLEY NATHAN, b. Apr. 28, 1881. 4322. JOHN EMERSON WHITNEY (John, John, Nathan, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Westminster, Mass., Sept. 13, 1822; m. in Princeton, July 3, 1844, Clara ALLEN, b. Oct. 2, 1816; d. May 23, 1883; m. 2d, Dec. 24, 1884, Mrs. Mary B. BALLOU, b. Mar. 24, 1842; res. Grafton, Mass. 7578. i. CAROLINE JENNISON, b. June 2, 1845; m. Aug. 11, 1863, Sumner J. REED; res. Fitzwilliam, N.H. 7579. ii. ELLEN LYDIA, b. Oct. 26, 1846; m. Jan. 1, 1869, Charles L. CLARK; res. Fitz. 7580. iii. JOHN ALLEN, b. Apr. 14, 1849; m. Susan E. HIBBARD 7581. iv. CHARLES SUMNER, b. Jan. 15, 1853; m. Etta JONES. 7582. v. FRANK STEARNS, b. May 7, 1857; d. Dec. 16, 1858. 4323. SUMNER ALLEN WHITNEY (John, John, Nathan, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Westminster, Mass., June 27, 1824; m. in Worcester, Aug. 25, 1851, Lura CLARK, b. July 30, 1826, in Hubbardston. He was brought up on a farm and received an excellent common school educa- tion, taught school for awhile, then was teacher of penmanship and mathamatics in a college in Norfolk, Va., for two years. Returning to Worcester , Mass., he began the manufacture of valentines, and engaged in the wholesale stationery and notion business, which he followed till the end of life. He was not in politics, and his only interest aside from his business was in the Baptist church, of which he was an officer. He d. Aug. 29, 1861; res. Portsmouth, Va., and Worcester, Mass. 7583. i. SUMNER C., b. Mar. 7, 1853; m. Mary O. HOYT. 7584. ii. FREDDIE ALLEN, b. July 10, 1859; d. Apr. 20, 1860. 7585. iii. FANNIE LURA, b. May 11, 1857; m. Oct. 1881, Charles W. RANDALL; res. 121 Post St., San Francisco, Cal. 4327. EDWARD WHITNEY (John, John, Nathan, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Aug. 12, 1834; m. Nov. 26, 1857, Susan Louise CUTTING, b. Aug. 29, 1838 (see); d. Jan. 1, 1880; m. 2d, Oct. 27, 1886, Emma Louisa RICE. Edward WHITNEY was born in Westminster, and, like his brother, George C., became a resident of Worcester. In early life he was, for four years, clerk in the Metropolitan bank in New York City. He is engaged in the wholesale stationery business in that city, and has been since 1858; is a prominent worker in all Y. M. C. A. and Sunday-school matters. He never held any public office, or cared for it. For some years he has been president of the Y. M. C. A. and of the Worcester County Congregational Club; res. Crown St., Worcester, Mass. 7586. i. LILLIE MARIA, b. June 19, 1867; d. Aug. 24, 1868. 7587. ii. EDWARD CUTTING, b. July 19, 1869; res. Wor. 7588. iii. HARRY SUMNER, b. June 1, 1873; res. Wor. 4329. GEORGE CLARKSON WHITNEY (John, John, Nathan, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Sept. 19, 1842; m. at Calais, Me., June 1, 1870, Amy Ella WHIDDEN, b. May 22, 1846. We learn from high authority that "An honest tale speeds best being plainly told." We add, on our own responsibility, that the sum of a well spent life is not reckoned by years. Geo. C. WHITNEY has not yet reached the veteran stage, as his portrait in this volume will attest; and, thought the hand of time has dealt gently with him, he has also been "good to himself, " as the phrase runs, having practiced life- long habits of temperance and right living. In the business circles of Worcester, he
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