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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. 663

9666. LOUIS H. WHITNEY (Andrew C., Solomon, David, Silas, David, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Aug. 6, 1863, at Alden, Ia.; m. Oct. 5, 1887, Grace MCPHERSON, b. July 25, 1870; res. Alden, Ia. 9913. i. LEE, b. May 4, 1888. 9914. ii. BLANCHE, b. May 5, 1890. 9915. iii. MAUDE, b. May 25, 1892. 9686. CAPT. ORLOFF H. WHITNEY (John K., Oliver, Oliver, Silas, David, Benja- min, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Franklin, Vt., Apr. 19, 1839; m. Feb. 6, 1862, Cordelia WHITNEY, b. Sept. 24, 1843, in Franklin, Vt. (see.). At the commencement of the last war he enlisted with Ransom Guards, of St. Albans, at the first call for three months' men. Succeeding this he enlisted with the nine months' men in the fall of 1862, as adjutant. In Mar., 1863, was made captain of Co. H, 13th Vt. Regiment. Was afterward taken sick, and died June 2, 1863, in a hos- pital at Alexandria, Va., at the early age of twenty-four years; res. Enosburg Falls, Vt. 9916. i. HELEN C., b. Jan. 23, 1863; m. Jan. 22, 1890, Olin MERRILL; res. Enos- burg Falls. Ch.: Annie Francis, b. Nov. 15, 1892. 9691. JOHN L. WHITNEY (John K., Oliver, Oliver, Silas, David, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. East Franklin, Vt., Oct. 12, 1850; m. there, Feb. 6, 1875, Annie E. COLCORD, b. Jan. 14, 1857. John L. WHITNEY was reared on a farm and followed that occupation until about thirty years of age, since then has worked at carpenter work during the summer months and taught music during the winter; had the advantages of a good education; res. East Franklin, Vt. 9917. i. LULU G., b. Jan. 29, 1877. 9918. ii. MAUD H., b. Mar. 9, 1878. 9919. iii. NELLIE C., b. July 31, 1880. 9920. iv. GLENNA P., b. May 9, 1882; d. Mar. 9, 1883. 9921. v. HENRY K., b. Jan. 24, 1884. 9922. vi. EDITH M., b. Sept. 11, 1885. 9923. vii. BERNICE, b. Mar. 29, 1887; d. Oct. 27, 1887. 9924. viii. ORLOFF H., b. Feb. 21, 1891; d. Feb. 26, 1891. 9694. ADOLPHUS DEWING WHITNEY (Alloway, Bartholomew, Oliver, Silas, Da- vid, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. St. Armand, P. Q., Oct. 15, 1855; m. at East Franklin, Vt., Oct. 20, 1875, Maria M. COLCORD, b. Aug. 8, 1856. Adolphus Dewing WHITNEY, his son by the second marriage, resides on the home farm in Franklin; was educated in the common schools and Vermont Methodists seminary; married Miss Maria COLCORD, of Berkshire, Vt., and has five children, the last two were twins, born July 25, 1892. Father, mother and children all are singers, being a WHITNEY gift, runs in the blood. Has bred some fine horses and sold for good money; res. East Franklin, Vt. 9925. i. HARLOW A., b. Nov. 17, 1877. 9926. ii. CHARLES, b. Aug. 1, 1879. 9927. iii. JOSEPH H., b. Jan. 30, 1890. 9928. iv. FOSTER CLEMENT, b. July 25, 1892. 9929. v. HELEN, b. July 25, 1892. 9697. WILLIAM ARNOLD WHITNEY (Bartholomew, Bartholomew, Oliver, Silas, David, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Franklin, Mar. 4, 1849; m. May 15, 1872, Elma HURLBERT, of Sheldon. He is a farmer, owns an extensive farm and is highly respected in the commu- nity where he resides. Has been entrusted with nearly all the offices in the gift of his fellow citizens. He is prominent in church and all benevolent work; res. Sheldon and Bakersfield, Vt. 9930. i. EDWARD O., b. July 6, 1873; d. Nov. 18, 1885. 9931. ii. ELLEN G., b. Sept. 29, 1874. 9932. iii. MORTON H., b. July 21, 1876. 9933. iv. WAYLAND A., b. Feb. 11, 1879; d. Nov. 18, 1885. 9934. v. HURLBERT E., b. June 5, 1881. 9935. vi. WILMER C., b. Dec. 9, 1888. 9936. vii. F. BELLE, b. Dec. 9, 1888.

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