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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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WHITNEY GENEALOGY. 531

second time June 23, 1893, ----- CONNELL; res. N. C.; Oren, b. Dec. 14, 1844; res. Franklin Center; Eunice, b. -----; m. E. PHILLIPS, res. F. C.; Chauncey R., b. -----; res. East Franklin, Vt. 8188. iv. HARRIETT ELLEN, b. Nov. 27, 1834; m. in F., Feb. 8, 1855, Towle PEARSON; res. W. Berkshire, Vt. He was b. Feb. 23, 1832. Is a farmer. Ch.: Phebe Adelle, b. Nov. 24, 1855; m. Harvey OLMSTEAD, Oct. 25, 1876, East Franklin, Vt.; Mary Emma, b. July 24, 1859; m. Gardner OLMSTEAD, Sept. 15, 1880, Franklin Center, Vt.; William A., b. Oct. 23, 1865; unm.; Luna Bertha, b. Nov. 27, 1879; unm. 8189. v. ELVIRA R., b. Apr. 10, 1824; m. Sept. 27, 1842, Richard ROGERS, b. July 2, 1816; d. July 11, 1879; m. 2d, Nov. 17, 1888, Robert STANHOPE; res. Enosburg Falls, Vt. Ch.: Harriett, m. to J. DEMOE, West Berkshire; Saphrona, m. to A. W. CHASE, Cambridge, Vt.; Freeman, m. to Lizzie WEST, East Franklin; Lynda, d. Apr. 27, 1866; Libbie, m. to Lote MARSH, North Troy; Annie, m. to Homer WALKER, North Troy; Sherman, m. to Abbie GAENS, Berkshire Center; Ellie A., m. to Maynard BURLISON, W. Berk- shire. 8190. vi. CURTIS C., b. -----; res. Frelighsburg, P. Q. 8191. vii. SARAH PAULINA, b. May 30, 1856; m. Sept. 11, 1878, Rufus W. ROGERS; res. Berkshire, Vt. He was b. Feb. 11, 1857. Is a farm- er. Ch.: Heman, b. June 30, 1879; Pearl F., b. Jan. 11, 1883; d. Mar. 20, 1883; Otis W., b. June 1, 1884; Harold Whitney, b. Mar. 24, 1889; Frank Lee, b. Oct. 15, 1892. 5046. JOHN WHITNEY (Oliver, Silas, David, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Clarendon, Vt., Dec. 18, 1790; m. at Frelighsburg, C. E., July 7, 1811, Lucy LEONARD, b. St. A., July 7, 1794; d. June 30, 1863. He was a native of Clarendon, Vt., and early in life moved to Canada with his parents. He had a fine farm and managed it well, but he was more of a speculator than farmer, trading, buying and selling and making more money in this way than from the farm. He d. Sept. 7, 1864; res. St. Armand, C. E. 8192. i. HANNIBAL H., b. July 9, 1814; m. and res. Montreal, Canada. He d. Jan. 29, 1877. His wid. and son res. Seattle, Wash. 8193. ii. REBECCA LEONARD, b. Aug. 15, 1817; m. Dec. 14, 1837, at St. A., Dr. William H. ELLSWORTH. He was b. Sept. 12, 1815; d. Feb. 10, 1864; res. Greenville, Mich. Ch.: Julia Caroline, b. May 11, 1840; m. Sept. 4, 1860, to Alexander MCPHERSON, Detroit, Mich.; Mary ELisabeth Susan, b. Oct. 30, 1841; m. to Charles Jesse CHURCH, Nov. 19, 1860; res. Greenville, Montcalm Co., Mich.; John Charles, b. Aug. 24, 1847; address Fowlerville, Mich.; m. Feb. 28, 1874; Gertrude, b. May 17, 1855; m. to C. F. MORGAN, M. D., June, 8, 1875.Dr. William H. ELLSWORTH, late of Greenville, Mich., d. at Michigan City, Ind., 1864, of typhoid pneumonia. Dr. ELLSWORTH was b. in Berkshire, Franklin Co., Vt., in the year 1815; studied medicine with his father, Dr. William C. ELLSWORTH; attended the medical college of his native state, at Woodstock, for some time, but completed his professional education in Mon- treal, Can. He settled in his native village where he was obliged not only to compete with his father, a distinguished physician of long experience, but with many other justly cele- brated physicians, yet he soon succeeded in establishing for himself a reputation equal to any around him. In 1855 the doctor went to Michigan and settled in Greenville, Montcalm Co., and immediately entered upon the practice of his profes- sion, and in a remarkably short time acquired a large practice, which he retained until his death. By his unwearied attention and kind sympathies toward the sick and suffering, he won the confidence and love of a vast number, and to a wonderful degree, which was strikingly exhibited by the tearful eyes that gathered around his lifeless remains when they were borne back to his home by his stricken companion. Only a few weeks before the doctor went south with his brother, Maj. C. C. ELLSWORTH,

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