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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)

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BRAINERD. She d. St. Albans, Vt., Nov. 18, 1837. He then married her sister Fanny, May 8, 1839. He d. Gainesville, Ala., Apr. 1, 1836; res. Northampton, Mass. 4508. i. DAVID S., b. Feb. 29, 1836, in Pensacola and d. in 1854; ae. 18. 2222. JACOB WHITNEY (Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Oct. 8, 1787; m. in Stow, Mass., May 12, 1811, Maria GOLDSMITH; b. May 15, 1792; d. Feb. 1, 1885, in Louisville, Ky. Jacob WHITNEY was a native of Stow, Mass. Shortly after marriage he left Massachusetts for western Pennsylvania, remaining only a short time, before descend- ing the Ohio River. Was one of the original settlers in Jefferson Co., Ind., and died young, leaving a large family. His wife was a remarkable woman, and trained her children so that every one was strong and useful in their lives, the older boys becom- ing quite wealthy. He d. Aug. 10, 1823; res. Madison, Ind. 4509. i. EDWIN G., b. Nov. 30, 1812; m. Maria CARVER. 4510. ii. SOPHRONIA J., b. Dec. 13, 1814; m. Mar. 12, 1835, Benjamin F. BAKER; res. Madison, Ind. He was b. Mar. 6, 1811; d. Jan. 6, 1892. He was a merchant. Ch.: Ruth Maria, b. Feb. 14, 1837; m. William SHIPPEN, Oct. 14, 1857; d. Feb. 16, 1868; Henry Franklin, b. Oct. 14, 1838; Florence Tucker, b. Sept. 21, 1841; m. Geo. F. BAKER, b. Nov. 18, 1869, New York City, Pres. 1st Nat'l Bank; Sada E., b. Feb 13, 1844; Madison, Ind. 4511. iii. ROLAND A., b. Mar. 20, 1817; m. Eliza HICKS, and Annie E. LEMON. 4512. iv. ALEXANDER N., b. June 24, 1819; m. Elvira A. SMITH. 4513. v. MARIA HOUGHTON, b. July 27, 1822; m. Jan. 30, 1845, Nestor W. CONANT; res. Long Branch, N. J. He was b. Jan. 4, 1811; merchant. Ch.: Carrie E., b. Dec. 30, 1845; m. Pinckney F. GREEN; b. Oct. 15, 1867; res. Louisville, Ky.; Whitney, b. Feb. 11, 1848; res. Long Branch, N. J.; Rolena E., b. Jan. 6, 1856; d. May 1857; Nestor F., b. Oct. 23, 1863; d. Feb., 1864; Ruth M., b. Mar. 10, 1865; m. Chas. C. DOE, b. Jan. 15, 1889; res. South Newbury, Vt. 2226. JESSE WHITNEY (Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Stow, Mass., Jan. 26, 1790; m. at Medfield, Mass., Nov. 19, 1818, Rebecca NEWELL, b. Sherborn, Mass., Feb. 2, 1795; d. at Nashua, June 16, 1856. He was born in Stow, Mass., where he resided until eighteen years of age, work- ing on his father's farm and attending school as opportunity presented itself. When nineteen years of age he went to Boston to learn the trade of boot and shoemaker. After serving his apprenticeship for four years he went to Framingham to work for a Mr. BUCKMINSTER, a boot and shoe manufacturer. A short time afterward he became proprietor of the business, and continued it until the fall of 1825, when he moved to Nashua, N. H., and entered the employ of the Nashua Mfg. Co. in their cotton mills as belt maker (leather), and continued with them for ten years. Later he was a trader in boots and shoes. Mr. WHITNEY was an upright and conscientious man, Whig in politics, and had the respect and esteem of his townsmen. He and his wife were members of the Presbyterian church. He died in Nashua, his wife having preceded him some two years. He d. Jan. 18, 1858; res. Framingham, Mass., and Nashua, N. H. 4514a. i. HELEN LOUISA, b. Oct. 4, 1819; m. Orlando LUND. She d. Jan. 8, 1893. 4514. ii. GEO. HENRY, b. Feb. 24, 1821; m. Susan Glover STICKNEY. 4515. iii. ELIZABETH WHEELOCK, b. Oct. 19, 1822; m. Jan. 29, 1846, George F. ADAMS; res. Derry, N. H. He was b. June 29, 1824. Ch.: Helen Louise, b. Dec. 10, 1847; m. Feb. 10, 1874, Quincy JEFFERS; res. Dedham, Mass.; Lucy Elizabeth, b. Sept. 9, 1850; m. Jan. 1, 1870, Geo. PROCTOR; res. 518 Broadway, So. Boston, Mass.; Sarah Fitz, b. June 22, 1852; res. Derry, N. H.; Geo. Newell, b. Dec. 27, 1853; m. June 22, 1891, Carrie COMBS; res. 901 McGee St., Kansas City, Mo.; Frankie Wellman, b. Aug. 18, 1859; d. Feb. 1, 1867; Charles Eugene, b. June 23, 1861; m. Nov. 27, 1888, Ida SWAIN; res. No. 6 Roslyn St., Salem, Mass.; Mary Whitney, b. Sept. 4, 1863; d. Sept. 4, 1863; Marion Whitney, b. Jan. 7, 1867; d. Feb. 3, 1877. 4516. iv. MARY ANTOINETTE, b. Aug. 2, 1824; m. Apr. 25, 1844, Alfred LUND, d. 1855; m. 2d. Josiah STONE; res. Cortland, N. Y.

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