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Heywood, William Sweetzer, History of Westminster, Massashusetts (First named Narragansett No. 2), From the date of the original grant of the township to the present time, 1728-1893, with a Biographic-Genealogical Register of its Principal Families, (Vox Populi Press: S.W. Huse & Co., Lowell, Mass.: 1893); New England Historic Genealogical Society Call No. F/74/W72/H6.

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[23.] Whitney, Joseph Glazier7, bro. of the last, m. Levinah (4), dau. of John and Molly (Puffer) Dunn (pub. Sept. 14), 1805, and set. on the place in Scrabble Hollow recently occupied by Charles F. Lombard. He d. July 31, 1868, a. 85. His wid. d. June 24, 1875, a. 86. Chn.:
54. John8, b. Sept. 12, 1806; m. Eliza Cushing; res. W.
55. Abner8, b. April 1, 1808; m. Lavina G. Whittemore; res. W.; 2 chn.
56. Levina G.8, b. July 19, 1809; m. Rev. Stephen Cushing; res. Boston; 2 chn.
57. Mary P.8, b. July 19, 1812; m. Perley Howe; res. Ash.; 3 chn.; dec'd.
58. Belinda8, b. May 20, 1815; m. Benjamin Cushing; res. Ash.; 11 chn.; d. Jan. 15, 1841.
59. Stephen P.8, b. Jan. 10, 1821; m. Abigail Stone; res. Temp.; 3 chn.; d. Dec. 11, 1851.
60. Lucy8, b. July 21, 1826; m. Edward Chase; 3 chn.; living. A son, Rev. Edward Chase, now res. in Lawrence, Mass.
[49.] Whitney, George W.8, s. of Jonas W.7, m. Dolly7 (50), b. Nov. 29, 1815 [p. 725], dau. of Edward and Dolly (Brooks) Jackson (pub. Sept. 9), 1837. and set. on the Samuel Miller (Cutting) farm, three-fourths of a mile north of the village, where they still reside. Mr. Whitney had been adopted by the younger Samuel Miller, and came into possession of the estate thereby. They have had 3 chn.:
61. Mary H.9, b. Dec. 20, 1838; m. Joel R.(39) Rice; res. W.; 8 chn.; living.
62. Franklin M.9, b. Aug. 23, 1842; m. Louisa F. Downs; res. Fg.; chn.; living.
63. Susan A.9, b. March 5, 1845; d. Aug. 22, 1846.
[50.] Whitney, Jonas N.8, bro. of the last, m. Nancy8, b. date unkn. [p. 754-755], dau. of Benjamin Lynde, May 6, 1841. He d. June 4, 1884, a. 67. His wid. d. Dec. 18, 1889, a. 69. Chn.:
64. Nelson L.9, b. June 23, 1849; d. Oct. 17, 1849.
65. Christine E.9, b. Feb. 2, 1851; d. June 28, 1856.
66. Nellie C.9, b. Jan 8, 1856; m. Frank (20) Barrell ; res. Ash.
67. Myron L.9, b. July 11, 1859.
[54.] Whitney, John8, s. of Joseph G.7, m. May 9, 1832, Eliza, dau. of Stephen and Eliza (Goodale) Cushing of Ash. He was a chair maker by trade and lived in the house which stood opposite the residence of J. F. Kellon, many years ago destroyed by fire. The later years of his life were spent in Ash., where he d. May 4, 1873, a. 66. His wid. d. Sept. 1, 1882, a. 67. They had:
68. Stephen C.9, b. July 4, 1833; m. Achsah I. May; d. in the service at N. O., Feb. 20, 1863.

[p. 762] 9. May, Sumner8, bro. of Noah (1), was b. July 18, 1799. He m. Myra, dau. of Nathan and Milly (Baker) Eaton, Nov. 15, 1821, and res. for some yrs. in W. He was a chair maker, and with a Mr. Ray started the business of getting out chair stock, in a mill located on a small stream west of the present dwelling of Eugene Gates. He went from W. to Gr., and thence to Ash., where he d. Feb. 9, 1879, a. 79. His w. d. May 4, 1861, a. 60, and he m. (2) Mrs. Philetta Johnson of Temp., Chn.: [4 children listed and then note] Besides these, there were 5 others b. Ash., 1829-1839: - [snip], and Achsah I.9, who m. Stephen C. Whitney of W.

69. Eliza C.9, b. July25, 1835; d. July 13, 1837.
70. Joseph9, b. June 15, 1838; d. Nov. 26, 1838.
71. Wilbur F.9, b. Dec. 9, 1838; m. Emeline S. Jewell; res. Ash.; 5 chn.
72. John E.9, b. Oct. 28, 1841; d. Nov. 21, 1856.
73. Timothy M.9, b. Dec. 2, 1844; d. Nov. 22, 1856.

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74. George E.9, b. April 20, 1847; d. unm. Oct. 30, 1880.
75. Orange9, b. March 16, 1849; m. Laura M. Collester.
76. Sarah A.9, b. Oct. 4, 1850; m. George H. Clapp; res. Greenfield.
77. Arthur M.9, b. Oct. 4, 1853; res. Grand Rapids, Mich.; unm.
78. Alfred H.9, b. June 14, 1856; m. Susie W. Davis; res. Ash.
Wilbur F. Whitney9 (71), of the above family,
Wilbur F. Whitney
is one of the most intelligent enterprising, public-spirited, and highly-esteemed men of the neighboring town of Ash., as he is also one of its largest and most successful manufacturers. He interests himself in whatever is conducive to the welfare and happiness of the community, and shares to a very large extent the esteem and confidence of his fellow-townspeople. He has served as a member of the Sch. Com. several years, has represented the district in the Gen. Ct., and is a Director of the National Bank. He has manifested a commendable interest in the history of his native town, has furnished much desirable information for the pages of this work, and otherwise contributed to whatever of success may characterize it. It is in recognition of his services in this behalf, and of the honor which his character and personal worth reflect upon the place of his nativity, that space is cheerfully given in this work for a fac simile of himself.

[55.] Whitney, Abner8, another son of Joseph G.7, m. Lavina G. Whittemore of Fg., and after living in W. sev. yrs. was rem. to Ash., where he d. Sept. 4, 1874, a. 66. One chd. only was b. in town, Emily S., who m. Albert F. Wightman.

[59.] Whitney, Stephen Puffer8, bro. of the last, m. Abigail, dau. of Abram and Abigail (Barrell) Stone of Gr. (pub. Nov. 27), 1841. After some yrs. spent here he went to Temp. and soon d., the event occurring Dec. 11, 1851. Chn.:
79. Abby9, b. Oct. 12, 1844; still living, but place of res. unkn.
80. A daughter9, name not learned; still living.
81. Edward C.9, b. Feb. 1850; d. Sept. 12. 1851.

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