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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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He was born in Fitzwilliam, N. H.; was an engineer, and at the time of his death was in the employ of Doliber, Goodale & Co., at 41 Central Wharf, Boston, Mass., manufacturers of Mellen's food for infants and invalids. He was strictly temperate, never used liquor or tobacco in any form, was industrious and a staunch republican. He d. Apr. 1, 1886; res. Boston, Mass., 1098 Washington St., Madison Hotel. 9571. i. LIZZIE IRENE, b. Mar. 15, 1886; res. above address. 7956. BENJAMIN HOLT WHITNEY (John, John, Silas, Daniel, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Wayland, Mass., Nov. 13, 1843; m. at Pittsfield, Mass., Jan 14, 1874, Kate L. GOODMAN, b. Aug. 8, 1845. B. H. WHITNEY was educated at Chauncy Hall, Boston, served three years' apprenticeship, 1859-61, with the publishing house of Ticknor & Fields; then in employ of Boston & Worcester railway as freight agent, 1861-67, at Brighton, Mass., then went to Toledo, 1867, with the firm of H. W. Sage & Co., wholesale lumber, as bookkeeper, manager and partner; then of firm of Whitney & Tracy, wholesale lum- ber, now manager at Toledo, O., for the wholesale lumber firm of Geo. N. Fletcher & Sons; res. Toledo, O., s. p. 7961. JOHN PRESCOTT WHITNEY (John F., Silas, Silas, Daniel, Richard, Rich- ard, Richard, John), b. Dorchester, Mass., Nov. 2, 1849; m. in Elizabeth, N. J., Jan. 22, 1874, Annie M. WILLIAMS, b. Dec. 6, 1850; d. Jan. 1, 1878; m. 2d, at St. A., Apr. 4, 1888, Mamie E. POMAR; res. St. Augustine, Fla. 9572. i. JOHN FRANCIS, b. Oct. 31, 1874; res. St. A. 7969. WILLIAM HENRY WHITNEY (Ephraim A., Silas, Silas, Daniel, Richard, Rich- ard, Richard, John), b. Boston, Mass., Mar. 11, 1846; m. Nov. 8, 1883, Clara E. SNOWDELL, b. Sept. 19, 1859. He is a sign painter and musician; res 29 Russell, St. Charleston Dist., Boston, Mass. 9573. i. JENNIE EVELYN, b. June 23, 1889. 7976. CHARLES J. WHITNEY (Charles, Silas, Silas, Daniel, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Boston, Mass., May 15, 1843; m. there Mary E. DUNBAR; d. Oct. 27, 1874; m. 2d, Sept. 12, 1885, Helen E. FULLER, b. Oct. 7, 1858. She res. 1 Waterford St., Boston. He was foreman of the Vienna Pressed Yeast Co. He d. June 22, 1893; res. Boston, Mass., 8 Codman Park, Roxbury. 9574. i. CHARLES H., b. Dec., 1866; res. at home. 9575. ii. EDITH L., b. Mar. 1871; res. at home. 7984. WILLIAM LOCKE WHITNEY (Daniel W., Emory, Jacob, Richard, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. May 1, 1855; m. May 27, 1879, Frances Maria WING, b. May 6, 1857; d. Aug. 19, 1888. He is a farmer, and also conducts a wagon and blacksmith shop; is a man of temperate habits; res. Turtle Point, Pa. 9576. i. INFANT, b. Feb. 6, 1882; d. Feb 28, 1882. 9577. ii. BRUCE LEROY, b. Nov. 8, 1883. 7987. CHRISTOPHER FAIRBANKS WHITNEY (Reuben F., Elias, Jacob, Richard, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Stoddard, N. H., July 7, 1856; m. at Keene, June 2, 1880, Nellie L. TODD, b. Dec. 25, 1856. He is of the firm of Hill & Whitney, 148-150 Pearl Street., Boston, Mass.; res. Hartford, Conn., Newtonville, Mass. 9578. i. HELEN M., b. Sept. 6, 1885. 9579. ii. MABELLE H., b. May 26, 1887. 9580. iii. BERTHA N., b. Oct. 27, 1889. 7990. GEORGE CLEMENT WHITNEY (Reuben F., Elias, Jacob, Richard, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Upton, Mass., Aug. 12, 1850; m. at Brattleboro, Vt., Oct. 18, 1876, Ada Maria WHEELER, b. June 30, 1850; res. Brattleboro, Vt., 12 Brook St., and Greenfield, Mass. 9581. i. LEON D., b. July 19, 1877. 9582. ii. RALPH F., b. July 11, 1882; d. Jun 19, 1887. 9583. iii. AGNES J., b. Feb. 28, 1885. 9584. iv. ELWIN C., b. Apr. 8, 1889. 8000. HENRY MELVILLE WHITNEY (James S., Stephen, Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Conway, Mass., Oct. 22, 1839; m. in Brookline, Mass., Oct. 3, 1878, Margaret F. GREEN, dau. of Admiral GREEN, b. Dec. 1856.
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