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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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68 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

five children, one Maria N., b. Nov. 3, 1827; m. Silas Austin PIERCE, the parents of the compiler of this work. (See Forbes- Forbush Genealogy by Fred C. Pierce); Joel, b. July 29, 1768; d. Sept. 20, 1776 [NOTE]; Ruth, b. Nov. 15, 1770; d. young [NOTE]; Beulah, b. -----; m. Silas HARDY; res. Sherburne [NOTE], Mass.; Mary, b. Sept. 2, 1776; m. Daniel LELAND; res. Weathersfield, Vt. Anna d. in Westboro, Jan. 4, 1785. He, her husband, d. there in Sept. 1787. He was in the Revolutionary war, and at the battle of Bunker Hill. 734. vii. AMOS, b. Mar. 17, 1732. 735. viii. LUCY, b. Apr. 26, 1734 [NOTE]. 736. ix. LOVE, b. Sept. 13, 1736; m. Mar. 30, 1772 [NOTE], John TAFT, of Upton. 737. x. LOIS [NOTE], b. Feb. 9, 1738. 738. xi. ELI, bap. May 3, 1740 [NOTE]; m. Elizabeth FAY and Judith HAZELDEN. 270. ISRAEL WHITNEY ([NOTE] Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Groton, Mass., prob. abt. 1710; m. prob. 1732, Hannah ----- [NOTE]. Israel WHITNEY was a cordwainer, and was from Groton, Mass. Feb. 19, 1732, he purchased land at Thompson Parish, Conn., and in 1783 moved to Oxford, Mass., where he afterward resided. His estate was valued at £655. Apr. 21, 1761, Oliver CUMMINGS, Sibyla CUMMINGS, and the widow Hannah were the only heirs of Israel WHITNEY, and were all of Dunstable. They deeded a moiety of his estate to Josiah LEONARD. The inventory of his estate is dated July 2, 1746. Israel was brother of Dr. Ebenezer WHITNEY, of Worcester, who in 1737 bought lands in Bedford, Hampden Co., Mass. Israel was soldier in the Cape Breton expedition in 1745. After his death his widow returned to Dunstable. He d. in 1746 [NOTE]; res. Groton, Mass.; Thompson, Conn., and Oxford, Mass. 739. i. SIBYLA, b. Feb. 4, 1733, at Killingly, Conn. [NOTE]; m. Oliver CUMMINGS; res. Dunstable, Mass. 740. ii. JOSIAH, b. 1735; d. 1740 [NOTE]. 741. iii. HANNAH, b. Apr. 1737; d. bef. 1761 [NOTE]. 742. iv. TAMAR, b. 1739; d. 1740 [NOTE]. 743. v. MARY, b. July 22, 1741; d. bef. 1761 [NOTE]. 744. vi. RICHARD, b. Apr. 22, 1743; d. bef. 1761 [NOTE]. 272. SOLOMON WHITNEY (Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John); bap. June 17, 1711; m. Mar. 5, 1731 [NOTE], Martha FLETCHER. He d. -----; res. Weston and Lincoln, Mass., and Rindge, N.H. 745. i. SOLOMON, bap. Dec. 14, 1735 [NOTE]; m. June 14, 1761, Mary FAY, res Rindge, N.H. He was in the Revolutionary war in the com- pany from Lincoln, Mass. 746. ii. SARAH, bap. Aug. 28, 1737; died young. 747. iii. SARAH, bap. Nov. 5, 1738 [NOTE]. 748. iv. LOIS, bap. Jan. 1, 1743 [NOTE]; m. in Lincoln, Nov. 19, 1771 [NOTE], Richard DAVIS. They went to Rindge, N.H., from Lincoln, in 1773. Ch.: [NOTE] Silas, b. Aug. 1, 1772 [NOTE], in Weston, Mass.; Solomon, b. April 24, 1774, in Rindge, N.H.; Lois, b. Nov. 8, 1775, in Rindge, N.H. 749. v. ABIGAIL, bap. May 2, 1741 [NOTE]; m. Isaiah UNDERWOOD [NOTE], of Lexington, who was born Oct. 15, 1733, d. May 29, 1771, Ch.: Israel, b. Dec. 14, 1762; Abigail, b. Dec. 21, 1764 [NOTE]; Suanna, b. Oct. 27, 1766; Louis, b. Dec. 2, 1768; Joseph, b. Dec. 16, 1770. The last two were born in Hubbardston [NOTE]. Israel UNDERWOOD, Jr., b. Dec 14, 1762, d. Sept. 26, 1840; m. Rhoda NEWTON [NOTE], who was b. Apr. 24, 1761; d. Sept. 21, 1852. Ch.: Nancy, b. June 8, 1790, d. Apr. 19, 1874 unm.; Eber, b. July 24, 1791; Sally, b. Oct. 28, 1793; Josiah, b. June 18, 1795; Lucy, b. Oct. 15, 1796; Diodorus, b. July 1, 1798; Rhoda, b. Feb. 10, 1800; Linda, b. Mar. 17, 1803; Eliza, b. Mar. 10, 1805. Descendants are: Israel UNDERWOOD, Lena, Ill.; Ira UNDER- WOOD, West Gardner, Mass.; Caroline SMITH, Petersham, Mass.; Walter UNDERWOOD, East Templeton, Mass.; Milo HARTWELL, So. Gardner, Mass.; Jonas JOSLIN, So. Gardner, Mass.; Charles A. SHUMWAY, West Gardner, Mass. Sally UNDERWOOD was born Oct. 28, 1793, and died Jan. 24, 1878; she married in 1815, Nathaniel SAWYER, of Rutland, Mass.

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