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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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8172. v. GILES E., b. Mar. 4, 1836; m. Adaline P. DAVIS. 8173. vi. MELVIN R., b. Feb. 10, 1839; m. and res. Fort Dodge, Ia. 8174. vii. SARAH A., b. Apr. 19, 1831; d. May 12, 1869. 5043. HENRY MASON WHITNEY (David, Silas, David, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John). b.Clarendon, Vt., Jan. 19, 1807; m. July 4, 1837, Maria A. WOOD, b. Dec. 31,1812. He was born at Clarendon, Rutland Co., Vt. In his early life he learned the shoemaker's trade, which he followed for about thirty years, when he took up farming and left his trade, it being too confining; moved to Schroom, Essex Co., N. Y., where he lived a number of years; thence, he came to Rochester, N. Y., where he married, and for a time lived at Erie, Penn., also Painesville, O., and Chardon, O., and finally purchased a farm in Hampden, Geauga Co., O., Where he lived for many years and died at the age of 71 years, Nov. 12, 1878. He was a man of marked integrity, temperate and modest in his habits, and liberal to a fault in the alleviation of the sufferings of mankind. He owned his own home at his death and left surviving a widow and five children. He d. Nov. 12, 1878; res. Hampdon, O. 8175. i. SARAH M., b. Apr. 1, 1836; m. Oct. 11, 1860, Z. C. SISSON, b. May 15, 1822; res. Blue Earth City, Minn. Ch.; Ida, b. Oct.4, 1861; m. Jan. 21, 1885, William T. ACKERMAN, who d. Mar.,1888. 8176. ii. ORIN H., b.-----; d. unm. in the Civil war. 8177. iii. EMMA L., b. May 19, 1851; m. Dec. 3, 1872, Richard G. WELFORD; res. Jefferson, Ia. He was b. Dec. 15, 1850. Ch.; F. Hollis, b. Apr. 27, 1876; d. Nov. 6, 1887; Claude E., b. Dec. 12, 1882; d. Aug. 27, 1890; Ray G., b. Jan. 25, 1887; d. Aug. 16, 1887; Roy G., b. Jan. 25, 1887; d. Aug. 22, 1887; Nellie E., b. Sept. 15, 1878. 8178. iv. ALBERT E., b. July 19, 1853; m. Mary C. COCHRAN. 8179. v. RILEY, b. -----; res. Marshaltown, Ia. 8180. vi. Abby A., b. -----. 5044. OLIVER WHITNEY (Oliver, Silas, David, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Clarendon, Vt., in 1786; m. in Arlington, Vt., Rebecca LEONARD, b. 1788; d. ae. 26, at St. Armand, Canada, Dec. 11, 1814; m. 2d -----. He was born in Clarendon, Vt., but moved to Canada with his father when quite young. He was married the first time at Arlington, Vt. She died at St. Armand, Canada. He was a farmer and followed agriculturel pursuits all his life. He d. Aug. 21, 1824; res. Philipsburg, Canada, and St. Armand, P. Q. 8181. i. LEONARD, b. Jan., 1811; d. Jan. 19, 1877,s. p. 8182. ii. ABEL, b. in 1808; d. Apr. 23, 1838. 8183. iii. MARIA, b. in 1814; m. ----- ----- . She died in June, 1873, leav- ing one child, Eliza Jane, who took the name of WHITNEY, b. Aug. 29, 1830; m. July 4, 1851, Henry CLEMENT, b. Jan. 16, 1826; res. Frelighsburg, Canada. He is a tanner and currier. She d. in April, 1894. Ch.; Sarah F, b. May 22, 1852; d. Sept. 30, 1872; John K., b. Oct. 20, 1850; Archie L., b. Jan 15, 1865; m. Mariam HOLLAND; res. Chicago, Ill.; Annie Bell, b. Apr. 26, 1868; Ernest H., b. July 17, 1872. 8184. iv. JOHN K., b. Jan. 4, 1813; m. Philura HUBBARD. 5045. CAPT. BARTHOLOMEW WHITNEY (Oliver, Silas, David, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Clarendon, Vt., Dec. 30, 1792; m. at Frelighsburg,P. Q., Jan. 9, 1811, Sarah SANFORD, b. Apr. 2, 1792; d. Feb. 6, 1854; m. 2d, Sept. 1, 1854, Fidelia F. HOMES, b. Feb. 19, 1812; d. Nov. 4, 1890. Bartholomew WHITNEY went from Clarendon, Vt., in 1812, and settled in Frank- lin, in the same state; he was a farmer and hotel keeper on the province line. Was captain of the local militia company, and received his commission from Robert Skinner, governor of Vermont, in 1823. He was quite popular, and was offered the colonelcy of his regiment, but declined. He d. June 26, 1860; res. Swanton and Franklin, Vt. 8185. i. ALLOWAY, b. Mar. 23, 1814; m. Lorinda PRATT, and Elizabeth DEWING. 8186. ii. BARTHOLOMEW, b. Mar. 8, 1826; m. Sarah Towle PEARSON. 8187. iii. AZUBA, b. May 3, 1818; m. Dec. 27, 1835, Freeman BRIDGE; res. Franklin, Vt. He was b. May 30, 1806; d. Mar. 10, 1862; was a farmer. Ch.; Lovina, b. Feb. 6, 1837; m. ----- ARMSTRONG; res. Newport Center, Vt.; Eleanor, b. Dec. 25, 1839; m. twice,
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