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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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76 WHITNEY GENEALOGY.

856. iv. NATHAN, b. Apr.9, 1759; d. July 2, 1764. 857. v. JONATHAN, b. May 14, 1761; d. June 21, 1764. 858. vi. RUTH, b. Apr. 17, 1763; d. July 9, 1764. 859. vii. NATHAN, b. July 1, 1765; m. Eunice PUFFER.. 860. viii. DAVID, b. Aug. 16, 1767; m. Elizabeth BARROW [NOTE]. 861. ix. JOHN, b. Oct. 13, 1769; m. Elizabeth STEARNS 318. JOSIAH WHITNEY (David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Nov. 22, 1730; m. June 15, 1762; Sarah LAURENCE, b. July 21, 1737 [NOTE], d. Sept. 14, 1794. He served in a Waltham company during the Revolutionary War. He d. Dec. 3, 1800; res. Waltham and Ashby, Mass. 862. i. SARAH, b. Apr. 18, 1763. 863. ii. JOSIAH, b. June 23, 1765; m. Mary BARRETT. 864. iii. RHODA, b. Aug. 22, 1768; m. May 8, 1794, Amos Smith, b. Feb. 26, 1762; res. Waltham. She d. Feb. 25, 1817. Ch.: Amos, b.Dec., 26, 1794; Sara, b. Mar. 8, 1796; d. Sept. 25, 1804; John, b.Oct.18, 1797; Alice, b. May 7, 1799, d. -----, 1800 [NOTE]; Alice, b. Jan, 28, 1801 [NOTE]; m. Dec. 23, 1824, Uriah B. STEARNS; John, b. Apr. 13, 1802; Luke, b. May 17, 1803; Darius, b. Aug. 3, 1804 [NOTE]; Sarah, b. Nov. 30, 1806; Josiah, b. Nov. 7, 1808 [NOTE]. 865. iv. JONATHAN, b. May 8, 1772; m. Sarah CHILD [NOTE]. 866. v. ANNA, bap. Apr. 2, 1775. 867. vi. LUCY, bap. July 18, 1776. 868. vii. NANCY, b. ----- [NOTE] 319. JONAS WHITNEY (David, Benjamin, John, John), b. June 25, 1733; m. Sept. 27, 1757, Sarah WHITTEMORE of Lexington, b. 1728 [NOTE]; d. July 26, 1821. Jonas WHITNEY was s. of Ensign David of Waltham. He followed his elder bro. to Nar, No. 2, and on the 20th July, 1757, bought of Samuel MERRIAM of Lex., the farm and buildings originally belonging to Nathan MERRIAM, dec'd. The estate consisted, substantially, of the present homestead of Daniel HARRINGTON and his s., James, in the south part of the town. The house then standing on the premises was located some twelve or fifteen rods N.E. of the now existing one, in the open field, all marks of which were long since obliterated. He. m. Sarah WHITTEMORE of Lex- ington, by whom he had 5 ch. The inventory of his estate was returned to probate court at Worcester by wife, Sarah, who was administratrix, Feb. 2, 1779. He d. Sept. 8, 1778; res. Westminster, Mass. 869. i. JOEL, b. Sept. 13, 1765; m. Lucy HOLDEN and Mrs. Abigail (HOLDEN) MERRIAM. 870. ii. JONAS, b. Nov. 10, 1764 [NOTE]; m. Elizabeth RAYMOND. 871. iii. RUHAMAH, b. Apr. 11, 1768 [NOTE]; m. Dec. 26, 1786, Ebenezer ROSS [NOTE], of Sterling. He was b. Nov. 9, 1756; d. Mar. 5, 1833. She d. Oct. 9, 1840. Ch.: Ebenezer, b. Sterling, Nov. 9, 1787; d. Mar. 12, 1868; Sarah, b. June 23, 1789; d. Mar. 18, 1865; Nabby, b. July 1, 1793; Mason, b. Sept. 25, 1797; d. Sept. 27, 1845; m. Mary RICHARDSON Jan. 7, 1821; Keria, b. Nov. 20, 1799; d. Feb. 26, 1859; m Ephraim NELSON Jan. 27, 1842; Elvira, b. Feb. 23, 1802; d. July 11, 1838; Lucy, b. Jan. 18, 1807; d. June, 1883; m. James H. BENNETT Nov. 16, 1846. Descendants: Mrs. Laura E. MILLER, Gardner, Mass.; James M. BASS, Irving, Mass.; Mrs. Ira NICHOLS, W. Sterling, Mass. 872. iv. BENJAMIN, b. Apr. 28, 1770; m. Nancy FULLER. 873. v. JOSEPH, b. Apr. 27, 1768 [sic]; d. Sept 13, 1778. 321. BENJAMIN WHITNEY (Daniel, Benjamin, John, John), b. Apr. 12, 1723; m. Deliverence ----- [NOTE]; res. Watertown, Mass., and Dummerston, Vt. 874. i. HENRY, b. Jan. 8, 1743 [NOTE]. 875. ii. LYDIA, b. Sept. 1, 1749 [NOTE]. 876. iii BENJAMIN, b. Feb. 2, 1751. 877. iv. DELIVERENCE, b. Nov. 20, 1757. 878. v. ESTHER, b. -----; m. Apr. 21, 1799, Washington BURNHAM. He was accidentally drowned. She m. again and moved away from Dummerston. 879. vi. SALLY, b. -----; m. William KELLEY and William CROSBY of D. 880. vii. POLLY, b. -----; m Elijah W. STEARNES and Nathan ADAMS of D. 322. SIMON WHITNEY (Daniel, Benjamin, John, John), b. Mar. 20, 1727 [NOTE]; m. May

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