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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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8757. i. GEORGE FIELD, b. Sept. 6, 1879. 8758. ii. JOHN HUNTER, b. May 21, 1881. 8759. iii. RALPH HARRISON, b. July 9, 1884. 8760. iv. MARY HELEN, b. May 18, 1886. 8761. v. THADDEUS EDWARD, JR., b. July 2, 1888. 6113. JOHN B. WHITNEY (George W., Shubael, Asa, Joshua, [NOTE] David, Joshua, John), b. Cleveland, O., Oct. 31, 1848; m. in Jeffersonville, Ind., Dec. 7, 1881, Rebecca COLVIN, b. July 7, 1854. He was born in Cleveland, O., but soon after his marriage located in Chicago, where he is at present senior member of the well known firm of Whitney, Chris- tenson & Co., manufacturers and jobbers of pants. His factory and general sales- rooms are at 254 Monroe St.; res. Chicago, Ill., 5486 Washington Ave. 8762. i. HELEN ALTHEA, b. Sept. 5, 1883. 8763. ii. ARTHUR COLVIN, b. May 19, 1885. 6120. JAMES WATROUS WHITNEY (George R., Appleton D., Asa, Joshua, [NOTE] David, Joshua, John), b. Parma, O., Sept. 2, 1843; m. in Ripley, O., May 13, 1869, Lizzie TORBET, b. Jan. 10, 1846. Jas. W. WHITNEY was born in Cuyahoga Co., O., Sept. 2, 1843. Attended school at Baldwin university, Berea, O. Enlisted in Battery D, 1st O. V. V. Lt. Artillery Aug. 15, 1862. Was in thirty-one engagements and eleven hard fought battles; once taken prisoner; honorably discharged at Greensboro, N. C., June 10, 1865, the war being over. Engaged in the manufacture of bent carriage wood work at Berea and La Grange, O., for fifteen years. Moved to Anderson, Ind., in 1881; engaged in the hard- wood lumber business for four years. Moved to Denver, Col., in April, 1886, and is engaged in the real estate business, res. Denver, Col., 1725 Arapahoe St. 8764. i. CARRIE MAY, b. Apr. 13, 1870; d. Feb. 5, 1875. 8765. ii. And one other child that died young. 6121. GEORGE APPLETON WHITNEY (George R., Appleton D., Asa, Joshua, [NOTE] David, Joshua, John), b. Berea, O., Nov. 28, 1838; m. in Elyria, O., Dec. 2, 1869, Mary Arabella PATTERSON, b. May 10, 1850. He was born in Berea, O. He was educated at Berea, O., and was a soldier in the war for the Union. After the war closed he engaged in manufacturing business in Berea. He seems to have inherited a natural mechanical genius from some source, possibly from the same fountain head from which Eli WHITNEY, the inventor of the cotton-gin, received his. He has had several inventions patented. He is now a manufacturer at Vandalia, Ill.; res. Defiance, O., and Vandalia, Ill. 8766. i. GRACE MILDRID, b. May 2, 1874; d. Aug. 9, 1881. 8767. ii. ETHEL SOPHIA, b. Feb. 26, 1879. 6122. GEORGE E. WHITNEY (Albert A., Appleton D., Asa, Joshua, [NOTE] David, Joshua, John), b. June 2, 1836; m. July 30, 1858, -----, b, Jan. 22, 1839; res. Des Moines, Ia. 8768. i. DAVID ARTHUR, b. June 8, 1859; m. Laura B. HICKS and Ruth Ann MORRIS. 8769. ii. MARY CLAIRE, b. Feb. 23, 1864; m. Apr. 27, 1891, Abel L. BISHOP; res. 1631 E. Walnut St., Des Moines. 8770. iii. ALBERT ERVIN, b. Nov. 6, 1860; res. 1631 E. Walnut St. 6123. ALBERT APPLETON (WHITNEY) FAY (Albert A., Appleton D., Asa, Joshua, [NOTE] David, Joshua, John), b. Oct. 2, 1844; m. Dec. 11, 1867, Catherine HAIGHT, b. Apr. 10, 1845. He had his name changed to FAY. He is a dealer in coal, wood and flour; res. Brockton, N. Y. 8771. i. MARY ELMA, b. Apr. 18, 1871; m. June 14, 1893, Vernon MATHEWS; res. B. 8772. ii. LUKE HAIGHT, b. Dec. 14, 1873. 8773. iii. GEO. ALBERT, b. Mar. 27, 1875. 6124. ROBERT SHAW WHITNEY (Albert A., Appleton D., Asa, Joshua, [NOTE] David, Joshua, John), b. -----, Mass., Sept. 14, 1835; m. in Elyria, O., June 2, 1855, Emily HICKS, b. Loraine Co., O., May 13, 1837. She m. 2d, Dec. 5, 1877, Augustus I. GARNSEY. She res. at Burnside Crossing, Cook Co., Ill. He was a carpenter and carriage man- ufacturer. He d. Jan. 29, 1875; res. Brighton and La Grange, O., and Burnside Cross- ing, Ill. 8774. i. MARTHA E., b. May 5, 1856; d. Nov. 5, 1858. 8775. ii. ROBERT R., b. Aug. 11, 1858; m. Rozella WHITE. 8776. iii. NEVILLE E., b. Oct. 23, 1860; m. Sarah E. CORNISH.
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