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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. 623

7717. HENRY STEARNS WHITNEY (Aaron S., William H., Aaron, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. July 16, 1840; m. Feb. 23, 1861, Hannah Maria LAWRENCE; res. Copenhagen, N. Y. 9495. i. NORA BELLE, b. Apr. 7, 1867; res. New Rochelle, N. Y. 9496. ii. GEO. ALDEN, b. May 2, 1871; res. Sacket's Harbor, N.Y. 9497. iii. ELLA CORDELIA, b. Sept. 1, 1875; res. Potsdam, N. Y. 7718. NATHANIEL BRADISH WHITNEY (Aaron S., William H., Aaron, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Champion, N. Y., Mar. 13, 1838; m. Mar. 1, 1860, Rhuby H. HOUGHTON, b Feb 14, 1836; carriage maker. Nathaniel Bradish WHITNEY was the oldest son of AARON STEARNS WHITNEY and Hannah BRADISH, and was born on his father's farm in the town of Champion, Jeffer- son Co., N. Y., March 13, 1838. In 1846 his family removed to the town of Denmark, Lewis Co., N. Y., and settled on a large farm near the village of Copenhagen. He attended the public school, afterward a select school in Copenhagen, and com- pleted his education at the Norwich academy, at Norwich, Conn. He married in 1860, Rhuby HOUGHTON, of the town of Denmark, Lewis Co., N. Y. From 1862 to 1872 he was engaged quite extensively in the cheese making industry, owning and oper- ating several large factories. In 1873 he engaged in the manufacture of carriages at Deer River, Lewis Co., N. Y., in which business he continued until 1889, when, on account of failing health, he removed to Santa Ana, Orange Co., Cal., where he is engaged in the same business at this writing (1894); res. Tustin, Cal. 9498. i. OSCAR S., b. May 23, 1861; d. Dec. 20, 1863. 9499. ii. OSCAR NATHANIEL, b Jan 25, 1866; m. at Sterling, Mass., July 14, 1894, Lilian WALTON, b. Holyoke, Mass., Aug. 10, 1866; res. Geneva, N. Y. Born near village of Copenhagen, town of Den- mark, county of Lewis, state of New York, Jan. 25, 1866. Moved with parents to village of Deer River, Lewis Co., N. Y., in 1872, where he attended common school until age of fourteen. Worked for short time as clerk in American Express office at Lowville, N. Y., then telegraph operator for two years in office of Utica & Black River R. R., at Watertown, N. Y., then for short time clerk in American Express office at Potsdam, N. Y. April 21, 1884, moved to Rochester, N. Y., and until Jan. 1, 1887, filled various positions for American Express Co. On last named date was appointed agent for American Express Co., at Geneva N. Y., serving then in that capacity until June 15, 1891, when he resigned to accept a position with the People's Building Loan & Saving Association, of Geneva, N. Y., of which he was one of the incorporators, and of which he is at the present writ- ing a director. 9500. iii. WM. S., b. Aug. 10, 1867; m. Alice M. WIGGINS. 9501. iv. FLORENCE JUSTINE, b. Oct 31, 1868; res. Bakersfield, Cal. 9502. v. ADDIE E., b. Mar. 12, 1871; res. Tustin, N. Y.; m. George A. MORRIS; res. Bakersfield, California. 7719. JAMES E. WHITNEY (Aaron S., William H., Aaron, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Champion, N.Y., May 13, 1842; m. Feb 13, 1866, Marian A. LEWIS, b. Mar. 24, 1846; res. Copenhagen, N. Y. 9503. i. CORA D., b. Dec. 4, 1866; m. Nov. 23, 1887, L. F. LOUEKS; res. Copenhagen, N. Y. 9504. ii. MARY C., b. Sept 4, 1874. 7720. JOSIAH DWIGHT WHITNEY (Aaron S., William H., Aaron, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. May 5, 1844; m. Dec 1, 1875, Nancy Maria RYEL, b. Jan 15, 1851; res. Copenhagen, N. Y. 9505. i. WAYNE DWIGHT, b. Nov. 10, 1885. 7723. WILLIAM HENRY WHITNEY (William H., William H., Aaron, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Aug. 13, 1851; m. Feb. 13, 1873, Maria Jane HOXLEY; res. Champion, N. Y. 9506. i. HERMAN ALLEN, b. July 7, 1874. 9507. ii. LEDA ELIZABETH, b. Mar. 3, 1879. 9508. iii. LINNIE MAY, b. Dec 20, 1880. 9509. iv. NELLIE EMELINE, b. Nov. 18, 1882.

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