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Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States Who Were Themselves Notable or Left Descendants Notable in American History With a 2008 Addendum, Coda, and Final Addition (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2008).

Appendix VIII to the Introduction: Speculative Descents (immigrants for whom a line from kings, not simply gentry ancestry, has been suggested but is either unproved or seems perhaps problematical: a list and bibliography with some comments)

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13. John Whitney of Mass. - TAG 81(2006):249-62 (R. L. Ward and Tim Doyle), which suggests that the immigrant's almost certain father, Thomas Whitney of Westminster (m. Mary Bray), was a son of Robert Whitney of Castleton (m. Elizabeth ferch Morgan ap William), son by an unknown wife of an elder Robert Whitney of Castleton, son of Robert Whitney of Whitney (and his second wife Elizabeth Vaughan), for whom see PA, pp. 104, etc., son of Eustace Whitney and Joan Trussell, daughter of Sir William Trussell and Margery Ludlow, SETH.

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2006 and most of 2007 were years largely of articles, although several books of wider interest also appeared. NEHGR published John Stratton and Thomas Bradbury articles (the former detailed the Say descent mentioned on p. 813), plus confirmation of the parentage of Mrs. Judith Everard Appleton. TAG presented a likely patrilineal John Whitney descent and ...

Transcribed by Adrian Benjamin Burke, Esq.

Copyright © 2008, Adrian Benjamin Burke, Esq., and the Whitney Research Group.

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