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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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Chelsea, Apr. 8, 1874, Rebecca B. HINCKLEY, b. Sept. 9, 1848; res. East Templeton, Mass. 9609. i. ETTA FLORENCE, b. July 14, 1875; m. Nov. 29, 1893, George E. HAYS; res. 11 1/2 Bellevue St., Worcester, Mass. 9610. ii. LUCY ALBERTA, b. May 23, 1878; res. E. T. 8096. CHARLES MASON WHITNEY (Hezekiah, Jonathan, Jonathan, Caleb, Jonathan, Richard, John), b. Freeport, Ill., Jan 20, 1863; m. Sept. 23, 1886, at Vernon, Mich., Elizabeth McCALL, b. Aug. 24, 1863; res. 183 N. Ashland Ave., Chi- cago, Ill. 9610a. i. CHARLES, b. June 20, 1887; d. June 20, 1887. 9611a. ii. CHESTER WM., b. Jan. 25, 1889. 9612a. iii. JOHN HENRY, b. June 24, 1891; d. Dec. 10, 1891. 8100. FRANK WILLIAM WHITNEY (William M., Isaac, Ebenezer, Zachariah, Zachariah, Ebenezer, Richard, John), b. Layfayette, Wis., Apr. 17, 1855; m. in Fairfax, Ia., Dec. 31, 1877, Florence L. CLEVELAND, b. June 29, 1856; farmer; res. Fairfax, Ia. 9611. i. ISAAC RAYMOND, b. May 11, 1879; d. Aug. 27, 1881. 9612. ii. OSCAR P. F., b. Jan. 2, 1881. 9613. iii. MONTAGUE E., b. Apr. 14, 1884. 9614. iv. CARROLL L., b. Oct. 30, 1890. 9615. v. RUTH LA BELLE, b. Aug. 2, 1892. 8125. EDWARD E. WHITNEY (Otis R., Ebenezer, Ebenezer, Zachariah, Zachariah, Ebenezer, Richard, John), b. Montague, Mass., Aug. 22, 1865; m. July 4, 1888, Clara FAIRMAN; res. Montague, Mass. 9616. i. ALICE MAY, b. Dec. 4, 1888. 9617. ii. BERTHA LILLIAN, b. July 8, 1890. 9618. iii. CORA B. M., b. Nov. 2, 1891. 9619. iv. DELBERT EDWARD, b. Feb., 1892. 9620. v. ETHEL, b. Aug. 15, 1893; d. Oct. 3, 1893. 8134. WILLIAM H. H. WHITNEY (Henry S., William, Enoch, David, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Manchester, N. H., Apr. 11, 1841; m. Sept. 14, 1869, Alberta S. McGOWAN. W. H. H. WHITNEY, the fourth child of Henry S., and Susan (WHITING) WHITNEY, Was born in Manchester, N. H., Aril 11, 1841. While never very robust as a child, he was persevering and industrious and obtained a good education in the public schools of the city, becoming a bookkeeper for the Mancester Iron Works after graduating. He held this position until April, 1864, when he decided to see Wash- ington, D. C., the city toward which all eyes, both north and south, were turned. He secured a position in the U. S. Treasury, later became chief of a division, and held that position seventeen years. In June, 1885, he lost the position, as the party in power had changed. The failing health of his father recalled him to Manchester the following month, and there he has since resided, being a bookkeeper for the Amoskeag corporation; res. Manchester, N. H. 9621. i. HENRY SELDEN, b. Aug. 21, 1876. 8143. SANFORD SATTERLY WHITNEY (James H., Moses, Joseph, Joseph, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Kendall Co., Ill., June 10, 1844; m. Jan. 30, 1872, Margaret NEFF, dau. Of Ebenezer and Margaret NEFF, b. Mission Point, Ill., Oct. 14, 1840. She is a member of the M. E. church. Sanford Satterly WHITNEY, oldest son of James H. WHITNEY, was born on a farm in Big Grove township, Kendall Co., Ill., June 10, 1844. When he was about twelve years of age his father sold his farm in Kendall Co. and bought another in La Salle Co., near Sheridan. In 1867 he sold that farm and went to Bates Co., Mo., and bought land, and gave Sanford and brother, Frank, each 120 acres. James WHITNEY, the father, left the rest of his family in Sandwich, Ill., till the spring of 1869, when they all moved to Missouri except the two oldest girls, who were married. The father and the boys started a nursery on his farm. Sandford's health failed, and the spring of 1871 he returned to Illinois and spent the summer and the next winter. Jan. 30, of that winter, 1872, he was married. His health had improved so much that he thought he would try the west again. Accordingly they moved to Missouri in May of that year. He built a house and improved his farm and bought stock, and Was doing well, until in the summer of 1874 the grasshoppers raided that country and
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