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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. 537

for Arizona, where he arrived in August and at once engaged in farming and mining. Later he moved to Washington, where he has since resided. 8254. vi. EMELINE, b. July 4, 1850; m. July 4, 1868, Orlando B. HEATH, and d. Dec. 22, 1882. Ch.: Herbert J., Clinton Otis, Orlando Baxter, one d. young. 5123. BAXTER WHITNEY (Chester, Aaron, Nathan, Nathan, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Waterbury, Vt., May 27, 1812; m. there, May 8, 1836, Mary A. KNEELAND, b. June 27, 1814; d. at Topeka, Kan., Oct. 15, 1887. He was born on a farm in Waterbury and resided with his parents, while his only brother left his home to seek his fortunes in the west. Soon after his marriage, in 1838, he left on a visit to his brother in the west, going via the Erie canal. He was absent eight months. In 1859 he went west to the extreme border of civilization at that time, twenty miles beyond Manhattan, Kan., much nearer the Indians than was comfortable. In 1877 he moved to Topeka and died there. He d. Apr. 17, 1889; res. Waterbury, Vt., and Topeka, Kan. 8255. i. KATHERINE A., b. Aug. 31, 1838; m. Nov. 15, 1858, Albe B. WHITING; res. Topeka, Kan. He was b. Nov. 10, 1835; res. 1157 Fil- more St. Ch.: Harris L., b. Nov. 12, 1861; m. Aug. 18, 1885, Georgia L. MURDOCK, of Cambridgeport, Mass.; Mary Helen, b. July 12, 1863; m. Nov. 15, 1883, H. L. KING, 702 N. 5th Ave., Atchi- son, Kan.; Katharine L., b. July 22, 1866; m. June 1, 1892, Talmage S. HAND, 7 W. 19th St., New York City; Lillian B., b. Feb. 14, 1868; m. Jan. 3, 1889, Hampton L. SHIRER, 1157 Filmore St., Topeka, Kan.; Annie J., b. July 16, 1872; d. July 28, 1876; baby boy, b. Oct. 17, 1864; d. Oct. 29, 1864. 8256. ii. GEO. BAXTER, b. Apr. 11, 1837; d. Dec., 1851. 8257. iii. EMELINE B., b. Apr. 10, 1844; m. Dec. 25, 1865, Montgomery WISNER; res. Bozeman, Mont. He was b. Oct. 7, 1839. Ch.: Lewis Baxter, b. July 12, 1867; Irenaeus Kneeland, b. Sept. 28, 1872. 8258. iv. WM. WALLACE, b. July 7, 1840; d. in the army from the hardships of war in the fall of 1864. 8259. v. ARTHUR B., b. Aug. 30, 1846; m. Emma J. PATCH and Carrie M. TYLER. 5133. DR. ALBERT B. WHITNEY (Elijah, Elijah, Thomas, Thomas, Eleazer, Thomas, John), b. Hudson, O., Dec. 11, 1837; m. Nov. 24, 1874, Cordelia C. HURD, of Brooklyn, N. Y. Albert B. WHITNEY, second son of Elijah WHITNEY, was born in Hudson, O., where his father was engaged as a Christian minister, when he returned east and settled in the city of Providence. He received in this latter city his boyhood's edu- cation. At the age of 14 he came with his father and the family to Brooklyn, N. Y., and then to New York City, his education being continued in the grammar schools of these two cities and then in Columbia college, where he graduated in 1861. Two years later he graduated in medicine, his father having been a practicing physician in New York. He has practiced medicine from his early student days till the pres- ent time and is still continuing it. Has been connected with the Northwestern Dis- pensary of New York City and with the Eclectic Medical Society, and professor in one of its colleges; is fond of literature and learning of his profession, and has not held public offices or other stations, except a railroad directorship for a short time. His intention is to continue his profession as his life work; res. New York City, N. Y., 148 W. 77th St. 8260. i. MARY LOUISE, b. Oct. 12, 1875. 8261. ii. ALBERT OSCAR, b. Apr. 17, 1879. 5134. HORACE P. WHITNEY (Elijah, Elijah, Thomas, Thomas, Eleazer, Thomas, John), b. Spencertown, N. Y., Oct. 18, 1834; m. at Brooklyn, Oct. 18, 1859, Mrs. Annie Ringwood (JOHNSON) TAYLOR, b. Feb. 22, 1839. He went with his father and mother to New Brunswick, N. J., where his father was minister to the Congregational church. He was also with his father while residing in Providence, R. I., as minister to the Congregational church of that city. In Prov- idence he entered business for himself at the age of 18. Upon the entrance of his father into the medical profession in N. Y., Horace entered the advertising business on his own account and soon thereafter became partner of Wm. CAULDWELL in the 35

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