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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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6396. DANIEL H. WHITNEY (Cheeney, Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Seneca Castle, N. Y., Oct. 19, 1819; m. May 15, 1850, Susannah DEGRAFF, b. Jan. 6, 1830; d. Dec. 21, 1851; m. 2d, June 7, 1855, Martha Van GELDER, b. Aug. 31, 1834; d. Oct. 26, 1876; m. 3d, Mar. 4, 1881, Sarah Van GELDER, b. Feb. 28, 1832; res. Seneca Castle, N. Y. 8940. i. CLARA A., b. Mar. 6, 1856; m. Sept. 5, 1977, Charles S. BOND; res. Luverne, Minn. Ch.: Claude H., b. Jan. 11, 1883; Carrie E., b. Apr. 8, 1886. 8941. ii. HATTIE, b. Dec. 31, 1862; d. Nov. 13, 1863. 8942. iii. MABEL A., b. June 9, 1868. 8943. iv. FRANK E., b. Oct. 21, 1872. 6398. HACHALIAH WHITNEY (Cheeney, Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Seneca, N. Y., Aug. 30, 1822; m. May 15, 1843, Matilda VROOMAN, dau. of William, b. July 21, 1825; d. Oct. 26, 1867; m. 2d, Jan. 10, 1869, Hannah C. STEVENS, b. June 14, 1832; res. Seneca Castle, N. Y. 8944. i. FRANCES MATILDA, b. Apr. 28, 1844; m. Nov. 13, 1865, Francis Henry CARR, b. Oct. 25, 1841; (1894) res., s. p., Clifton House, Chi- cago, Ill. He was born on a farm three miles east of Canandaigua, N. Y.; was educated at the public schools, and followed agricul- tural pursuits until 25 years of age. In 1865 he went to Detroit, Mich., as agent for the WHEELER & WILSON Sewing Machine Co. Since then he has been in the hotel business, and is now senior member of the firm of CARR & REEVE, owners of the Clifton House, and the Normandie, in Detroit, Mich., and the Bryant, at Flint, Mich. 6399. SIDNEY WHITNEY (Cheeney, Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Ben= jamin, John), b. Seneca Castle, N. Y., Aug. 20, 1824; m. May 16, 1850, Amelia VAN GELDER, b. Sept. 4, 1824; res. Seneca Castle, N. Y. 8945. i. WILLIS, b. Nov. 19, 1854; unm. 8946. ii. BURRITT GRAY, b. Feb. 27, 1859; unm. Both sons live at home and work on the farm. Burritt is a good blacksmith. Willis has invented a corn husker but has never got it patented; both are ingenious boys. 6402. BYRON WHITNEY (Cheeney, Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benj- amin, John), b. Seneca Castle, N. Y., Sept. 4, 1830; m. there, Aug. 22, 1854, Mary C. LEESON, b. Apr. 28, 1835; res. Seneca Castle, N. Y. 8947. i. JULIA E., b. June 27, 1855; m. Dec. 26, 1878, Prescott CROSBY; res. S. C., s. p. 6404. CHEENEY PARKHURST WHITNEY (Cheeney, Nathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. June 10, 1836, in Seneca, N. Y.; m. Nov. 26, 1861, Mary C. CHAPMAN, b. Oct. 28, 1835; res. Orleans, N. Y. 8948. i. MARGARET OLIVE, b. Apr. 7, 1864; m. Sept. 3, 1890, William F. CHAPMAN, res. 125 West Chester Park, Boston, Mass. 8949. ii. ALMON CHAPMAN, b. Apr. 15, 1867. 8950. iii. MARY MATILDA, b. Nov. 11, 1870. 8951. iv. JOHN CHEENEY, b. Apr. 3, 1875. 6403a. OSCAR WHITNEY (Joel, Joel, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Sept. 26, 1817; m. Aug. 15, 1839, Elizabeth R. CROSBY. Address of living child, Mrs. Lorain F. MCCOOK, Kenilworth, Ill. He d. Oct. 29, 1890. 6405. LEMUEL PARKHURST WHITNEY (Joel, Joel, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Seneca, N. Y., Jan. 3, 1820; m. there, Sept. 2, 1841, Elmira COLWELL, b. Jan. 30, 1812; d. Oct. 16, 1888. He was born in Seneca, N. Y., where he resided until 1840, when he moved to Hudson, Mich, where he has since resided, engaged in farming and lumbering. He is a member of the Congregational church; res. Hudson, Mich. 8952. i. JOEL COLWELL, b. Dec. 14, 1843. He was born at Hudson, Mich.; educated at the public schools there and at Hillsdale college, and while at the latter place enlisted in the army in the summer of 1862 in Co. C, BERDAN'S Sharpshooters, and served until 1863. 38
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