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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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Seventh Generation.
3828 V. Harriet Adelaide Whitney, b. in Gibson, Penn., 9 Nov. 1828; married there, 17 Feb. 1847, John Sheldon Tiffany, a farmer and mechanic, son of John and Sally (Bigelow) Tiffany, of Mount Pleasant, Penn., where he was born 22 Ap. 1822. They dwelt in Gibson from March to Nov. 1853; and then settled at Mount Pleasant, where they were living in March 1874. 10333
3829 VI. Henrietta Malvina Whitney, b. in Gibson, Penn., 5 Dec. 1830; and was living there, with her brother Freeman, on her father's homestead, in March 1874, unmarried.
3830 VII. Freeman Pembroke Whitney, b. in Gibson, Penn., 25 July 1833; a farmer; married at Ararat, Penn., 26 Sept. 1855, by Rev. O. Norton, Presbyterian, to Sarah Hine, whose parents, Willis and Esther (Perkins) Hine, went from Conn., and settled at Gibson, where she was born 14 Nov. 1833. They settled in Gibson; moved to Jackson, Penn., in Ap. 1858, and to New Milford, in the same county, in Ap. 1860; and, in Ap. 1866, returned to Gibson, bought his father's homestead, and were living there in March 1874. He enlisted at New Milford, Penn., 15 Sept. 1862, in Co. B, 17th Reg., Penn. Vol. Cavalry; was made corporal, 6 Sept. 1864; was captured by Mosby's men, in the Shenandoah Valley, 29 Sept. 1864; was a prisoner at Salisbury, N. C., till 27 Feb. 1865, when he was paroled, and taken to Annapolis, Md., where he was discharged, 17 June 1865. His regiment was in fifty-seven engagements; but owing to sickness and captivity, his own list was somewhat less, including, however, the following: Chancellorsville, 30 Ap. to 2 May 1863; Beverly Ford, 9 June; Aldie, 16 June; Upperville, 21 June; Goose Creek, 22 June; Gettysburgh, 1 July; Williamsport, 6 July; Funktown, 7 July; Beaver Creek, 8 July; Boonsborough, 9 July; Falling Waters, 14 July; Rappahannock Station, 12 Oct.; Mine Run, 29 Nov. to 1 Dec.; Todd's Tavern, 7 and 8 May 1864; Yellow Tavern, 11 May; Meadow Bridge, 12 May; Hanovertown, 27 May; Hawes' Shop, 28 May; Old Church, 30 May; Cold Harbor, 31 May and 1 June; Trevillian Station, 11 and 12 June; White House, 21 June; Jones' Bridge, 23 June; Darbytown, 28 July; White Post, 11 Aug.; Cedarville, 15 Aug.; Berryville, 22 Aug.; Leetown, 28 Aug.; Smithfield, 29 Aug.; and Winchester, 19 Sept. 1864. He did not visit home from his enlistment till his discharge. 10342
3831 VIII. Harlan Stuart Whitney, b. in Gibson, Penn., 4 June 1836; enlisted at New Milford, Penn., 15 Sept. 1862, in Co. B, 17th Reg., Penn. Vol. Cavalry; died of typhoid fever, at Hope Landing, Virginia, 14 Ap. 1863; and was buried in Gibson.
3832 IX. Eliza Ophelia Whitney, b. in Gibson, Penn., 30 May 1838; died unmarried, 16 July 1856, in Gibson, and was buried there.
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