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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)
Transcribed by the Whitney Research Group, 1999.
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never in public life, but made many friends by his integrity and Christian virtues. He d. June 25, 1802; res. Westminster, Mass. 2072. i. JOHN, b. Jan. 15, 1795; d. Feb. 22, 1796. 2073. ii. JOHN, b. Feb. 20, 1797; m. Lydia ALLEN. 2074. iii. BETSEY, b. May 3, 1799; m. Apr. 30, 1829, Thomas MERRIAM, b. July 23, 1801; d. Sept. 24, 1877; res. Westminster. Ch.: Mary E., b. June 4, 1830; Sarah M., b. June 7, 1835; John F., b. Aug. 23, 1838; all res. W. The mother d. July 15, 1888. 2075. iv. LINDA, b. Mar. 3, 1802; m. Nov. 20, 1823, at Hubbardston, Joseph RAYMOND, b. Mar. 15, 1796. She d. Mar. 23, 1847. Ch.: Alfred Whitney, b. Sept 22, 1824; res. Jewett, N. Mex.; Melinda Elizabeth, b. Nov. 12, 1826; unm.; Joseph Downe, b. Feb. 17, 1828; res. Pleasant St., Worcester, Mass.; Reuben Stearns, b. May 13, 1830; m. an died leaving Edward Lincoln and William Holbook; his wid. m. William DEARING, res. Shellville, Cal.; Susan Wood, b. Oct. 28, 1831; m. Heman Lincoln CHASE, of Boston, at Hubbardston, Mass., the 18th of Oct., 1854; res. 126 Harvard St., Brookline, Mass. He was son of Rev. Irah Chase, D. D., and Harriet SAVAGE CHASE, and was born at Newton, Mass., Sept. 22, 1829, and died in Brookline, Feb. 11, 1884. Her husband and her deceased son, Henry, were Baptists and all her other children the same. Harriet SAVAGE CHASE married Herbert Eveleth GREENE, July 15, 1886. He graduated from Harvard college and has the degree of Ph. D. Dr. Greene is a prof. in Wells College, Aurora, N. Y. They have one son, born June 14, 1890. Prof. Greene is an orthodox Congregationalist; the child's name is William Chase GREENE. Heman Lincoln CHASE, Jr., graduated from Harvard, receiving the degree of A. M., in 1882, and afterward the degree of Dr. of Medicine from the Harvard Med. school, then studied abroad, and is now practicing in Brookline, unmarried, and a Republican. Henry Ernest CHASE graduated in Harvard in 1883 with the degree of A. M. Susan Raymond CHASE was married to Frank Leon- ard CREESY, June 12, 1889. Mr. CREESY graduated from Harvard Coll. in the class of '82 and afterward from the Harvard law school, practicing law in Boston and living in Brookline. Re- publican. They have one child, Madeline CREESY, born Mar. 26, 1891. Edith CHASE is a student at Smith College, Northamp- ton, Mass.; Henry CHASE, b. July 12, 1840; res. Council Bluffs, Ia. 863. JOSIAH WHITNEY (Josiah, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Waltham, June 23, 1765; m. (pub.) Jan. 10, 1790, Mary BARRETT, b. 1768, d. Aug. 23, 1841. He was b. in Waltham and m. in Ashby. After the births of four of their children they were dismissed to the church in Ashby, Nov. 24, 1799. There they ever afterward resided, honored and respected. He died Dec. 24, 1842; res. Watertown and Ashby. 2076. i. JOSIAH, b. Mar. 20, 1791; m. Rebecca RICE. 2077. ii. SALLY, b. Mar. 19, 1792; m. Dec. 16, 1814. Oliver KENDALL, res. Ashby. She d. Nov. 23, 1889. He was b. June, 1792; d. Apr. 15, 1857. Ch.: Sarah, b. Mar. 22, 1818, d. Aug. 16, 1822; Josiah Quincy, b. Apr. 21, 1825, m. Amanda H. ADAMS Sept. 13, 1853; d. June 15, 1883; Clarissa; John Miron, b. Oct. 4, 1829, d. Nov. 9, 1846. 2078. iii. JONAS PRESCOTT, b. Sept. 22, 1793; m. Rebecca PIPER and Louisa WHEELER. 2079. iv. MARY, b. Sept. 14, 1796; m. July 17, 1817, Oliver L. WHEELER; res. Ashby, Mass. She d. July 5, 1888. He was b. Aug. 6, 1795; d. May 13, 1891. Ch.: Cynthia Barrett, b. June 30, 1818; m. May 11, 1846, Lewis RAYMOND of Norwich, Conn., who died same fall; d. Mar. 30, 1852; Oliver Cushing, b. Sept. 15, 1819; d. oct. 17 1838; Otis Adams, b. Nov. 1, 1820; m. Mar. 12, 1863, Mary Eliza- beth JEWETT, ch., Charles Cushing, b. in Fitchburg, Mass., May 18, 1864, d. Mar. 18, 1868; Ellen Louisa, b. in Fitchburg, Mass., March 29, 1866; d. Apr. 25, 1866; Fanny Maria b. in Fitchburg, Mass. Sept. 26, 1867; Walter Otis, b. in Fitchburg, Mass., June 25, 1871.
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