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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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6433. J. SHEARMAN WHITNEY (Ami, Ami, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Ben- jamin, John), b. Flint Creek, NY, Dec 7, 1847; m. at Cleveland, O., Feb 24, 1875, Emma C. CROZIER. He resided with his parents at Flint Creek until 1871, when he removed to Well- ington, Kan. After two years he returned to his former home. After marriage, he resided on a farm in Gorham, NY until 1880 when he removed to a farm in Flint Creek, NY. After living at this place for eight years he moved to Hall's Corner's, NY, where he remained for a short time. In May, 1889, he went to El Cajon, Cal., where his family followed him in the following August. In 1894 he returned to Hall's Corner's, NY; res. El Cajon, Cal., and Hall's Corner's NY. 8993. i. WM. AMI JEFFERSON, b. Jan 15, 1876. 8994. ii. GEORGE C., b. June 11, 1877. 8995. iii. ANNA BELLE, b. Dec 5, 1879; d. Dec 24, 1879. 6435. THOMAS DENSMORE WHITNEY (Ami, Ami, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Apr 20, 1852; m. Feb 1, 1880, at Seneca Castle, NY, Jane Ann POTTER, b. Jan 22, 18--; res. Stanley, NY. 8996. i. FRANK ROBERT, b. Nov. 1, 1881. 8997. ii. CHARLOTTE ANN, b. Aug 14, 1883. 8998. iii. ZILLAH MARGARET, b. Mar 14, 1885. 6436. CHARLES WILLIAM WHITNEY (Ami, Ami, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. May 5, 1854; m. Nov 23, 1881, at Osawatomie, Kan, Emma M. PARKER, b. London, Eng., June 27, 1858; res. Osawatomie, Kan. 8999. i. FRANCES ANN, b. Jan 21, 1884 9000. ii. FRED A. H., b. July 28, 1885. 9001. iii. ERNEST FRANK, b. June 22, 1887. 9002. iv. THOMAS SHEARMAN, b. Dec 8, 1889. 6437. FRANK AMI WHITNEY (Ami, Ami, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benja- min, John), b. June 4, 1858; m. Nov 14, 1887, at Salem, Ore., Ada F. PARKER, b. Mal- den, Eng., Aug 26, 1864; druggist; res. Osawatomie, Kan. 9003. i. SHEARMAN PARKER, b. Sept 27, 1888. 6440. DRAKE WHITNEY (Solon M. W., Parkhurst, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jona- than, Benjamin, John), b. Niagara Falls, NY., Aug 23, 1843; m. Dec 21, 1871, Grace V. OATMAN.
Drake WHITNEY was born at Niagara Falls, NY., Aug. 23, 1843; educated at Niagara in private schools, the public schools and PORTER'S academy, and at Dr. REED'S Walnut Hill school, Geneva, NY. Was graduated with degree civil engineer, in 1864, at the Renselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. Is a member of the Theta Delta Chi college fraternity, Delta Chapter, at Troy, NY. Studied in Europe from June 1865, to May, 1869, at the University of Got- tingen, Hanover, at the Freiberg Mining Academy, Frei- berg, Saxony, and at the Ecloe des Mines, Paris, France. Was in Colorado and California in 1870. Was for a while an assistant engineer on the Erie R.R.; also a resident engineer on the Canada Southern R.R., and on the Mich- igan Midland R.R. Was assistant engineer during the changing of the new Suspension Bridge from wood to iron. Was fourteen years corporation engineer, before 1892, of Niagara Falls, and is also engaged in general practice. Ran the best levels ever taken for the great tunnel. Is a member of Niagara Frontier Lodge No. 132, F. & A. M., Royal Arch Chapter No. 200, and Genesee Commandery No. 10, of Lockport, NY; res. Niagara Falls, NY., 335 Buffalo Ave. 9004. i. GRACE OATMAN, b. Apr 28, 1873. 9005. ii. FRANCES ETHEL, b. Apr 19, 1877. 9006. iii. EDWIN BULLINGER, b. Jan 22, 1881. 6446. BENJAMIN RUSH WHITNEY (David, Jonathan, David, Jonathan, Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Shelburne, Mass., Apr 27, 1832; m. at Utica, Mo., Nov 25, 1858, Mary Anne CONRAD, b. Newry, Pa., Mar 8, 1838.
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