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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. 63

Amos WHITNEY was born in York, Me. He was one of the earliest settlers in Gorham, and was prominent and influential in town affaris. He was the first town clerk from 1764 to 1769, and one of the first selectmen, which office he held for years. He was a man of great integrity and highly respected. He d.-----; res. York, Me., and Gorham. 646. i. EBENEZER [NOTE], b. Dec. 30, 1749. 647. ii. AMOS [NOTE], b. Apr. 22, 1752. 648. iii. MARY GOOKIN [NOTE], b. Oct. 25, 1754. 649. iv. ELIAS, b. ----- [NOTE]. 650. v. JOTHAM, b. ----- [NOTE]. 651. vi. RUTH, b. ----- [NOTE]. 214. JONATHAN WHITNEY (Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Oct. 17, 1704; m. Jan. 26, 1727, Lydia JONES; b. Sept. 15, 1705 [NOTE]; d. Mar. 4, 1783 [NOTE]. He owned lands in Hopkinton, Holliston, and Mendon. He was a prominent citizen and influential member of the church, and assisted in establishing the town of Milford. He settled the estates of his father and father-in-law. After his death his estate was divided among his heirs, he dying intestate. He d. 1755 [NOTE]; res. Mendon and Medway, Mass. 652. i. SUSANNA, b. Feb. 12, 1728; m. in Mendon, Jan. 25, 1752 [NOTE], Isaac TENNEY, b. Milford, Feb. 22, 1723, d. bef. 1764; m. 2d. Apr 11, 1764, Noah WISWALL, d. Nov. 9, 1804. Isaac inherited his father's farm in Milford. Mr. And Mrs. Tenney were member of the church and had their children baptized. The date of his death is unknown; res. Mil. Ch. [NOTE]: Ruth, bap. May 13, 1753; Jonathan, bap. Apr. 20, 1755; Ruby, b. Jan. 12, 1765; m. Silas BROWN; Per- ley, b. Mar. 11, 1767; Jerusha, b. July 17, 1769; m. Moses GREEN. 653. ii. JONATHAN, b. Oct. 18, 1729; d. Oct. 19, 1729. 654. iii. JESSE, b. Nov. 24, 1730; m. Mary CHENEY, Mrs. Ruth WIGHT and Abigail RAWSON. 655. iv. LYDIA, b. Nov. 18, 1732; m. in Mendon, Dec. 12, 1754, Samuel BOWKER of Hopkinton, b. 1729 [NOTE]; died 1799. He m. 3 times. Lydia was his second wife; res. Mil. Ch.: Asa, b. Nov. 12, 1755; Abigail, b. June 13, 1757; Abigail, b. Apr. 9, 1759; Abiathar, b. Feb. 25, 1763; Ruth, b. Feb. 9, 1765; Daniel, b. Feb. 16, 1769 [NOTE]. 656. v. JONATHAN, b. July 26, 1737; m. Esther PARKHURST. 657. vi. RUTH, bap. Apr. 11, 1742; d. young. 658. vii. DAVID, bap. Sept. 21, 1746; m. Rachel ----- [NOTE]. 659. viii. SARAH, b. mar. 14; 1735; m. pub. Nov. 10; m. Dec. 10, 1756 [NOTE], in Mendon, Wales CHENEY, b. Aug. 31, 1732; d. Mar. 27, 1825; res. Milford. Ch. [NOTE]: Josiah, b. Aug. 9, 1757; Nathaniel, b. Oct. 1, 1758; m. Elizabeth HUDSON; David, b. -----; res. Orange; Nathan, b. May 4, 1765; res. Orange; Lydia, b. May 4, 1767; m. John CORBETT; Asa, b. Dec. 20, 1769; m. Roxanna PITMAN; Amos, b. Sept. 26, 1771; Anna, b. Apr. 21, 1773; m. Otis BUTTERWORTH; Alexander, b. Oct. 8, 1780; m. Lovice BOWKER and Mrs. Elizabeth W. STONE. 219. ELIAS WHITNEY (Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Holliston [NOTE], Mass., Nov. 14, 1716; m. Feb. 6, 1745, Elizabeth MELLEN, b. Aug. 21, 1721; m. 2d, at Mendon. June 26, 1774, Elizabeth BOYDEN [NOTE]. He resided in Holliston, near the eastern boundry. He was in Framingham in 1764, when James HEYWOOD deeded him the homestead now owned by his great- grandson, Elias WHITNEY. He was of reputable standing in the plain old-fashioned society of the times. He d. July 29, 1810 [NOTE]; res. Framingham and Holliston, Mass. 660. i. ABIGAIL, b. Mar. 19, 1747. 661. ii. ELIAS, b. June 15, 1750; m. Lucy BARNES. 662. iii. AMRILLEN [NOTE], b. June 1, 1753. 663. iv. JONATHAN, b. June 25, 1760; killed in Revolutionary war. He enlisted in the company raised in Mendon, commanded by Capt. DREW, and was killed in battle Feb. 2, 1780. 221. GEORGE WHITNEY (Jonathan, Benjamin, John), b. Aug. 12, 1721; m. Sarah COZZENS. He d. in 1752 [NOTE]; res. Sherborn and Holliston, Mass. 664. i. ISAAC, b. ----- [NOTE]. 665. ii. HANNAH, b. ----- [NOTE]. 666. iii. MARCY, b. ----- [NOTE]. 667. iv. SARAH, b. -----; d. bef. 1752 [NOTE].

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