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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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4307. i. LOUISA HOWE b. Mar. 4., 1828; m. Sept. 5, 1850, Elias W. THOMPSON; res. 820 Marks Pl., Brooklyn, N. Y. He was born in Mercer, Me. Apr. 8, 1824; is engaged in the real estate and insurance business. Ch.: Fanny L., b. Jan. 16, 1853; d. Mar. 23 1855; Clara W., b. May 26, 1856; m. Aug. 2, 1880. p.o., Fargo, N. Dakota; m. to George W. SHOTWELL; Everett. b. Apr. 15, 1858; d. Aug. 10, 1861; Lizzie B., b. Dec. 31, 1861; m. Harry S. STORY, Apr. 27, 1887; p.o. 20 Berkley Pl., Brooklyn, N.Y.; Lewis B., b. Apr. 22, 1878, Brooklyn, N.Y. 4308. ii. JASON W., b. Sept. 21, 1829; m. Lydia A. DAVIS. 4309. iii. MARY E., b. Dec. 23, 1831; m. Apr. 22, 1852. John A. RICE, b. Aug. 15, 1825; res. So. Lancaster; is a provision dealer. Ch.: Agnes I., and Alice L., b. Mar. 12, 1855; address, So. Lancaster; Ellen and Ella, b. Feb. 28, 1859. d. Aug. 1859; Mary W. and Mabel W., b. Mar. 8, 1867; d. Apr. 1867; George A., b. July 10, 1868; address, So. Lancaster. 4310. iv. ORVILLE P., b. Oct. 28, 1833; m. Dora E. ODELL. 4311. v. CLARA E., b. Sept. 26, 1836; m. Nov. 8, 1877; Dea. Joseph C. LOWELL, b. July 18, 1819; d. Sept. 19, 1887; res. So. Lancaster, Mass. Ch.: Edith L., b. Nov. 15, 1878; d. Apr. 8, 1884. 4312. vi. GEORGE F., B. Sept, 11, 1838; m. Sarah M. DAVIS. 4313. vii. LUCIA M., b. July 10, 1844; d. July 31, 1844. 2068. ISAAC WHITNEY (David, Nathan, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Mar. 14, 1806; m. Sept. 9, 1832, Susan BARRETT; b. Sept. 25, 1808; d. Mar. 24, 1842; m. 2d. Sept. 22, 1842, Eliza PERKINS. He d. Aug. 4, 1846; res. Newark, Ill. 4314. i. LUCIUS, b. Feb. 24, 1836; m. Harriett J. LONGHEAD. 4315. ii. JOHN HOWARD, b. July 5, 1840; unm.; was corporal in Co. F. 86 111. Vol. Infantry, and was killed by gun shot at Resaca Ga., May 14, 1864. 4316. iii. SUSAN BARRETT, b. Nov. 4, 1842; m. May 21, 1868, in Morris, Ill., James Webster OLSON; res. Santa Rosa, Cal. He was b. Aug. 18, 1839. Ch.: Adda L., b. in Linn Co., Kan., Apr. 18, 1869; d. May 28, 1884, at Onawa, Kan.; Edyth Whitney, b. Apr. 6, 1872, in Quenemo, Osage Co., Kan.; Bertha Pauline Chamberlain, b. July 15, 1875, in Ottawa, Franklin Co., Kan.; Mary Webster Geraldine, b. Apr. 24, 1881, in Williamsburg, Franklin Co., Kan. 2071. Dea. CALVIN WHITNEY (David, Nathan, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Dec. 1. 181; m. Sept. 7, 1837, Huldah BROWN; b. Sept 18, 1818. Calvin WHITNEY was born in Westminster and resides on the old homestead selected by his grandfather, Capt. Nathan. when the place was known as "Narragan- sett No. 2." In the kitchen in the old house is his grandfather's commission as cap- tain in the King's Guards. He has numerous other relics of Revolutionary times, including portraits of Capt. Nathan and his wife painted by a Capt. Dommos, a Hes- sian prisoner whom they were keeping with others taken by our soldiers from the British. In early life he was engaged in getting our chair stock, but afterward devoted himself wholly to the management of his farm. Himself and wife have been deeply interested in questions of moral and social reform, and through them in the more liberal interpretations of Christianity, becoming at length members of the Universalist Church, of which he was for some years dea. Two of their daus. have displayed much talent in certain lines of art, and made a creditable reputation for themselves in putting the same to practical use. Mr. and Mrs. WHITNEY are still living in the enjoyment of a peaceful old age, having celebrated the fiftieth anniver- sary of thier marriage several years since, amid the congratulations and kid wishes of a large circle of relatives and friends. Res. So. Westminster, Mass. 4317. i. LUCY BROWN, b. Sept 23, 1836; d. Mar. 18, 1869. 4318. ii. SARAH BOOTH, b. Jan. 16, 1843; res. So. W. 4319. iii. NATHAN B., b. Jan. 2, 1846; d. Mar. 1, 1872. 4320. iv. CECIL C., b. Jan. 5, 1848; m. Eldora J. GATES. 4321. v. LUELLA H., b. Apr. 23, 1853; m. June 11, 1881, Chester CANHAM; res. So. Westminster. He was b. Nov. 14, 1845; d. May 9, 1888, s.p. 2073. Dea. JOHN WHITNEY (John, Nathan, David, Benjamin, John, John) b. Feb. 20, 1787; m. prob. Sept. 20, 1821, Lydia ALLEN, b. Sept. 4, 1802; d. Dec. 19, 1843.
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