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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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stock of gloves and mittens and went to see his cousin John, a few miles from Can- ton, O., where he was taken down with inflammation of the bowels, after which for more than three months he could not step over a log six inches high without lifting the limb with the hand. Then he went to Surry, N. H., and engaged in the tanning and trimming business, and married Mary Jane CARPENTER of Surry. After she died he removed to Fitzwilliam, N. H., where he married Zebuda FOSTER, in 1858. He had two sons by the first wife; res. Surry, N. H. and Fitzwilliam, N. H. 7945. i. CHARLES EDWARD, b. Apr. 29, 1850; m. Jennie BLISS. 7946. ii. GEO. HENRY, b. May 30, 1852; m. Lizzie BROWN. 7947. iii. LAURA FRANCES, b. Aug. 17, 1860; d. May 7, 1870. 7948. iv. MARY JANE, b. Sept. 5, 1863; res. F. 7949. v. JOHN MANNING, b. Mar. 22, 1865; res. F. 4837. GEORGE HENRY WHITNEY (John, Silas, Daniel, Richard, Richard, Rich- ard, John), b. in Cambridge Aug. 25, 1822; m. Apr. 13, 1852, Priscilla GALLUP, b. June 21, 1831; d. June 8, 1877. Res. So. Sudbury, Mass. 7950. i. GEORGE HENRY, b. Sept. 6, 1854; res. Cal. 7951. ii. ISABELLE, b. June 21, 1856; res. Ithaca, N. Y. 7952. iii, PRISCILLA ALDEN, b. Feb. 16, 1861; m. Apr. 7, 1885, John O. NICOLSON, U. S. N., res. Washington, D. C. 7953. iv. EDWARD GALLUP, b. Aug. 25, 1858; d. Dec. 11, 1861. 7954. v. ALBERT GALLUP, b. Dec. 26, 1861; res. Zanesville, O. 4838. JOHN WHITNEY (John, Silas, Daniel, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Boston, Oct. 16, 1807; m. there Dec. 22, 1828, Mary Baldwin HOLT, b. Oct. 13, 1806; d. July 7, 1877, in Lancaster, Mass. He was born in Boston; educated at the public schools and at Harvard college. He was in the wholesale grocery business until 1857. From that time until his death he was in the employ of the old Boston & Worcester railroad as commercial agent. He d. May 24, 1861; res. Brighton and So. Lancaster, Mass. 7955. i. MARY BALDWIN, b. Nov. 14, 1833; m. in Boston June 15, 1859, George Lee THURSTON, b. Lancaster, Mass., Jan. 16, 1831; d. Dec. 15, 1862; m. 2d, Sept. 12, 1870, Henry Stedman NOURSE, edu- cator and civil engineer; b. Lancaster, Mass., Apr. 9, 1831; graduate Harvard college, 1853; A. M.; professor of ancient languages at Phillips Exeter academy; adjutant 55th Illinois infantry, 1862; captain, 1863; asst. commissary of musters 17th Army Corps, 1864-65; engineer of construction and superintend- ent Pennsylvania Steel Works, 1867 to 1874; member house of representatives, Mass., 1883; senate, 1885-6; member American Antiquarian society and Massachusetts Historical society, Mili- tary Historical society, Loyal Legion, etc., etc.; author "Early Records of Lancaster," "Military Annals of Lancaster," "The Story of the 55th Illinois Volunteer Infantry," "The Birth, Mar- riage and Death Register of Lancaster," "The History of Har- vard, Mass.," etc., etc.; member Massachusetts Free Public Li- brary commission; a trustee of the Worcester Lunatic Hospital. Ch.: Wm. Lee, b. May 3, 1860; now (1894) traveling in Europe. Alice Clary, b. Aug. 12, 1862; d. Jan. 4, 1864; Elizabeth, b. July 7, 1872; d. July 9, 1872. 7956. ii. BENJAMIN H., b. Nov. 13, 1843; m. Kate L. GOODMAN. 7957. iii. JOHN, b. Apr. 9, 1831; d. s. p. at Vicksburg, Miss., May 15, 1891. He served in the regular army from 1861 to 1883, and was retired as brevet lieut.-col. 7958. iv. SUSAN RUTH, b. Mar. 31, 1845; d. Aug. 11, 1845. 7959. v. EDWARD MELLEN, b. July 17, 1849; d. Aug. 13, 1849. 4845. JOHN FRANCIS WHITNEY (Silas, Silas, Daniel, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Charlestown, Mass., Feb. 27, 1819; m. Jan. 18, 1844, Julia Ann ANDREWS, b. Sept. 29, 1825; d. Dec. 15, 1845; m. 2d, July 7, 1846, Maria HOOK, b. Aug. 25, 1828; res. Dorchester, Mass. 7960. i. JULIA F., b. 1848; m. W. W. PALMER; res. -----. Ch.: Gertie, b. -----; Wm., b. -----. 7961. ii. JOHN P., b. Nov. 2, 1849; m. Annie M. WILLIAMS and Mamie E. POMAR.
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