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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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Elizabeth (DARBY) HOLDEN. She bore him 1 child and he m. 2d, her sister, Abigail (HOLDEN) Merriam, wid. of Nathan, by whom he had 6 ch. He d. Apr. 15, 1857, at Gardner; res. Westminster, Mass. 2086. ii. JOSEPH H., b. Dec. 27, 1799; m. Betsey PRATT. 2087. i. CYNTHIA, b. Oct. 12, 1797; m. Sept. 21, 1826, Ebenezer JONES, of Westminster. She d. Apr. 7, 1891. Ch.: J. Walter, b. Aug. 8, 1829. In 1830 they went to Troy, N. Y. She d. 1892. His wid. res. 47 Grand Division St., Troy. 2088. iii. HORACE, b. Apr. 26, 1802; m. Mary SAWIN. 2089. v. THEODORE, b. Apr.2, 1807; m. Betsey WHEELER. 2090. iv. ELIZABETH BARNARD, b. May 27, 1804; m. Oct. 6, 1825, Timothy WEEKS. She d. Apr. 17, 1887. He was b. in Bridgewater, N. H., Nov. 13, 1801; d. July 1, 1854. Ch.: Adeline Elizabeth, b. Oct. 2, 1826; m. Jan. 24, 1860, to Nathan W. FRYE; P. O. address, Mrs. Nathan W. Frye, 616 Main St., Woburn, Mass.; Mary A., b. July 28, 1828: m. Feb. 1, 1849, Henry A. FIELDING; P. O. address, Mrs.. Henry A. Fielding, Bozeman, Mont.; Harriet G., b. Sept. 25, 1830; m. July 1, 1849; Jeremiah S. HALL; P. O. address, Mrs. H. G. Hall, 46 Tyler St., Lowell, Mass.; Augustus Whitney, b. Feb. 5, 1833; m. Mar. 25, 1867; Lauretta FRYE; d. in Lowell, Feb. 21, 1892: Cynthia Jones, b. Mar. 25, 1836; d. May 15, 1842: Ellen b. Oct. 2, 1838; m. Dec. 8. 1862; Rev. E. P. TENNEY; P. O. address, Mrs. E. P. Tenney, Pembroke, N. H.; Emma D., b. Mar 13, 1841; m. Lester WILLSON, Mar. 2, 1869: P. O. address, Mrs. Lester S. Willson, Bozeman, Mont. 2091. vii. RELIEF FARNSWORTH, b. Feb. 22, 1810; m. at Troy, N. Y., Oct. 21, 1835, Willet G. TRIPP. She d. Apr. 26, 1875; res. Troy and Brooklyn, N. Y. He was b. Feb. 8, 1810; d. Apr. 17, 1869. Ch.: Caroline A., b. Sept. 27, 1859; m. Ansen ADAMS; she d. Apr. 10, 1880; Sarah A., b. Mar. 19, 1842; res. 723 Federal St., Troy, N. Y.; John W., b. Sept. 7, 1844; m. Mary HIGGINS; P. O. address, 372 Pacific St., Brooklyn, N. Y.; Harriet E., b. May 18, 1847; m. Henry PARKER; P. O. address, 285 Clifton Pl., Brooklyn, N. Y.; Franklyn M., b. May18, 1850; m. June 1879, Alma MORRIS; P. O. address, 233 Fulton St., Brooklyn, N. Y.: four other children, who died in infancy. 2092. vi. LUCY, b. Nov. 25, 1791; m. Oct 28, 1813, Joseph BROWN, of West- minister. Ch.; Lucy, b. July 14, 1814; m. Rev. Robert STUART: George, b. Dec. 12, 1816; m. Mary PERKINS; Huldah, b. Sept. 8, 1818; m. Calvin WHITNEY, Sept. 7, 1837; Joseph, b. Sept. 23, 1820; m. Mary EVERETT. The mother d. Oct. 18, 1821. 870. SQUIRE JONAS WHITNEY (Jonas, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. West- minister, Nov. 10, 1761 [NOTE]; m. there Dec. 1, 1785, Elizabeth RAYMOND, of Princeton; b. 1766; d. Nov. 18, 1857. Jonas WHITNEY, Jr., was born in Westminster and succeeded to the estate of his father. He was a man of marked natural ability and strength of character. Of excellent judgment, well informed, thoroughly upright and trustworthy, he held a high place in public esteem, and was often chosen to fill important posts of public service, the duties of which he discharged with singular fidelity and effectiveness. He was 11 years selectman, 24 years assessor, and 13 years representative to the General Court, a term of service that capacity more than twice as long as that of any other person in the history of the town. He was also justice of the peace, being well known as "Squire Whitney," and had much to do in the administration and settlement of estates. His life was long, busy, useful, and full of honor. He d. Jan. 3, 1839; res. Westminster, Mass. 2093. i. HARRISON G., b. Jan. 2, 1812: m. Louisa CARPENTER and Eliza SOLANDER. 2094. ii. BETSEY, b. Sept. 3, 1786; d. July 7, 1787. 2095. iii. POLLY EVERETT, b. Oct. 25, 1792; m. Feb. 1816, John PERKINS; b. Feb. 25, 1789: d. in Morris, Ill., Nov. 3, 1868. She d. Aug. 10, 1874. Ch.: Mary, b. Nov. 1816; m. Geo. BROWN, 1839: d. 1888. Her dau., Mrs. A. F. BARKER, Monticello, Minn.; Eliza, b. May, 1817; m. Isaac WHITNEY, 1842; d. 1890; Mrs. S. B. W. OLSEN, dau., Santa Barbara, Cal. (See elsewhere.); Joseph, b. 1820;
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