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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. 597

7055. FRED WHITNEY (Joseph H., Joseph, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Grafton, Mass., Jan. 7, 1845; m. Louisa GARDNER; res. City Point, Boston, Mass., Atlantic Ave. Edson Electric Co. 9177. i. FRANK, b. -----. 9179. iii. JOSEPH, b. -----. 9178. ii. LOUISE, b. -----. 9180. iv. -----, b. -----. 7063. LUTHER WARREN WHITNEY (Nathaniel G., Joseph, Nathan- iel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Oct. 2, 1834, in Grafton, Mass,; m. Apr. 7, 1856, Ruth E. TEFFT, b. Oct. 1, 1837; res. Newton Center, Mass., and Walnut Hill, Dedham, Mass. 9181. i. HENRY N., b. Nov. 22, 1856; m. Ellen L. THOMPSON. 9182. ii. NELLIE FRANCES, b. May 24, 1858; m. May 10, 1879, G.G. MORRELL, b. Jan. 1, 1858; res. Walnut Hill, Mass. 9183. iii. CHARLOTTE LUCINA, b. Aug. 28, 1861; m. Jan. 5, 1881, Prof. Edward S. COBB; res. W. H. He was b. May 21, 1858. Ch.: E. Whitney, b. Nov. 30, 1881; Irene Mable, b. July 10, 1883. 9184. iv. ERNEST N., b. July 26, 1865; unm.; res. W.H. 7064. GEORGE THOMPSON WHITNEY (Nathaniel G., Joseph, Nathaniel, Nathan- iel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Northbridge, Mass., Oct. 11, 1838; m. Nov. 23, 1864, Mary Eliot PUTNAM, dau. of Jasper, b. May 1, 1842; d. Dec. 6, 1874; m. 2d, Mrs. Augusta P. (ALDRICH) KENYON. He is an officer at the Worcester county jail; res. Northbridge, Mass., and 135 Chandler St., Worcester, Mass. 9185. i. ALICE AUGUSTA, b. Sept. 11, 1865; d. Grafton, July 18, 1867. 9186. ii. HARLAND K., b. May 7, 1868; res. Worcester; clerk in a shoe store; unm. 9187. iii. GEO. HOWARD, b. Mar., 1870; d. 1872. 9188. iv. ARTHUR KIMBALL, b. Mar 23, 1873; add.r.5, 18 Post-office square Boston, Mass. 7069. ELI WHITNEY, JR. (Eli, Eli, Eli, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Jan. 22, 1847, in New Haven, Conn.; m. there Oct. 22, 1873, Sarah SHEFFIELD FARNUM, b. Sept 27, 1850. He was born in New Haven, Conn., where he has always resided; was educated at the public schools there and later was graduated in the class of 1869 at Yale College. He has held various local offices and at present (1894), is a member of the Board of Education. Is also president of the New Haven Water Company; res. New Haven, Conn. 9189. i. ANNE FARNUM, b. Sept. 20, 1874. 9190. ii. HENRIETTA EDWARDS, b. Feb. 27, 1876. 9191. iii. SARAH TRACY, b. Sept. 18, 1877. 9192. iv. ELIZABETH FAY, b. Apr. 3, 1879. 9193. v. LOUISE HUNTINGTON, b. Feb. 20, 1881. 9194. vi. SUSAN BREWSTER, b. Mar. 16, 1885. 9195. vii. FRANCES PIERREPONT, b. Aug. 19, 1891. 7071. DAVID MERRILL WHITNEY (William A., Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Marlboro, Vt., June 16, 1814; m. May 27, 1837, Emily EDDY, b. Jan. 19, 1810; res. Shelburne Falls, Mass.; s.p. 7072. DR. HAMILTON FRANKLIN WHITNEY (Russell, Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Aug. 5, 1814; m. May 31, 1841, Laura E. BUSHNELL, b. Sept. 2, 1821, d. June 15, 1848; m. 2d, Apr. 21, 1849, Eunice E. TIFFANY, b. Feb. 14, 1823. Laura BUSHNELL's mother was Sally HURLBURT. There was born at Goshen, Conn., Mar. 26, 1788, a triplet of girls who made one of the most remarkable records known. They were Sibyl, Sarah (or Sally) and Susan, children of Gideon and Anna (BEACH) HURLBURT. For the period of 87 years this triplet was unbroken, Sibyl dying first at that age June, 1875. Her wedded name was LUDDINGTON. In October of the next year Susan (Mrs. GRENNELL) died at the age of 88. Sarah lived to the age of 95, dying Jan. 11, 1883. These sisters looked so much alike, particularly Mrs. GRENNELL and Mrs. BUSHNELL, that up to 75 or 80 years of age it was difficult for their most intimate friends to tell them apart.-[From Northern Christian Advocate, Feb. 10, 1887.] Dr. Hamilton Franklin was born in Vt. Aug. 5, 1814. Studied medicine with Dr. STRONG, of Honesdale, Pa. Afterwards entered Jefferson Medical college at Phila-

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