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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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learned the machinist's trade in his brother's works; has worked for the Walworth Mfg. Co., Boston, a number of years and is now employed at his brother's, George M., works at Nashua; res. Nashua, N. H. 4520. EUGENE FRANCIS WHITNEY (Jesse, Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Nashua, N. H., Feb. 7, 1834; m. there Mar. 1, 1860, Carrie H. CLARK; b. Nov. 14, 1831. He was educated in the public schools at Nashua. At the age of 17 commenced to learn the trade of a molder of machinery castings; at the age of 21 had charge of a boiler and foundry works in New York City. In 1887, worked in Atlanta, Ga. and Knoxville, Tenn. From there had a call as superin- tendent of the Nashua Foundry Co. at Nashua N. H., which position he has held 26 years. Has held important offices in the city, minor offices, besides a member of the board of education, common council 2 years, 1 year as president of the board, 2 years as alderman and now chairman of the board of assessors, which position he has held for 6 years and re-elected for a tern of 2 years. He is prominent in the various-financial charitable and other institutions in the city, is high honored, and has the respect and esteem of his fellow citizens. Republican in politics; res. Nashua, N. H. 7745. i. LIZZIE ADAMS, b. Jan 15. 1561; m. Aug. 15, 1881, W. V. GILMAN; res. Springfield, Mass. 4522. RICHARD DEXTER WHITNEY (Jesse, Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Nashua N. H., Oct. 26, 1836; m. Nov. 24, 1858, Laura A. INGRAHAM, b. May 17, 1838, at Williamsville, VT. Richard Dexter WHITNEY is a native of Nashua. He received his education in the public schools there; learned the machinist business under the superintendence of his brother, George M. On the breaking out of the rebellion he went into the employ of the government at the armory in Springfield, Mass., to manufacture guns for the army, remaining there some two years. Afterward was in the employ of the Hayden Mfg. Co., and later in the optical works at Springfield. At the present time is superintendent of the Walworth Mfg. Co., Boston, Mass. Mr. WHITNEY is a very energetic and persevering man, and very popular with his associates and never lets the grass grows very much under his feet; res. 763 E. Broadway, South Boston, Mass. 7746. i. HELEN LOUISE, b. June 6, 1860; res. Boston. 7747. ii. WM. ANDREW, b. Sept. 29, 1862; m. Oct. 1, 1890; res. s. p. Spring- field, Mass. 7748. iii. FRANK RATHBURN, b. June 13, 1868; res. 768 E. Broadway, So. Boston 4523. WILLIAM HENRY WHITNEY (Isaac, Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Stow, Mass., Sept. 19, 1840; m. Jan 7, 1872, in Boston, Josephine Swain OSGOOD, b. June 7, 1850. He was born in Stow on the farm purchased by his father, Isaac, where he is now residing, and where he has always lived with the exception of two years, when he was in Delaware and following the sea; res. Stow, Mass. 7749. i. WILLIAM EVERETT, b. Apr. 20, 1873 7750. ii. LAURA JOSEPHINE, b. Mar. 13, 1874 7751. iii. EUGENE HENRY, b. Sept. 18, 1876 7752. iv. ELSIE JANE, b. Mar. 13, 1880 7753. v. ALICE RUTH, b. Aug. 18, 1881 7754. vi. FLORENCE SWAIN, b. Apt. 19, 1884; d. May 8, 1891. 4524. ISAAC NELSON WHITNEY (Isaac, Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), B. Sept. 26, 1844, in Stow, Mass; m. Jan. 1, 1868, Laurana C. MASTON; b. May 12, 1838. He is a farmer; res. Bridgeville, Del. 7755. i. MARY L., b. June 3, 1869 7756. ii. WM. H., b. Feb. 6, 1871 7757. iii. JOSEPHINE, b. Feb. 20, 1876 7758. iv. GEO. E., b. Aug. 4, 1800. 4543. ABRAHAM WHITNEY (Christopher, Abraham, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Sept. 28, 1837; m. July, 1865, Mary Elizabeth SWAIN; b. July 25, 1844; d. Feb. 28, 1874; m. 2d Eliza WHITCOMB; res. Pittsfield, N.H., and Lynn, Mass. 7759. i. DOLLY M., July 4, 1872 7760. ii. LOUIS A., b. Jan 29, 1874 7761. iii. -----, b. in 1877.
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