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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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produce firm in Boston, where he remained for ten years. In 1884 he again began business for himself with a Mr. York, under the firm style of York & Whitney, wholesale produce commission business, No. 1 No. Market street, at the present time located as above. Their business has gradually grown from commencement, and at present time they rank among the larger dealers in this line of trade, handling shipments from 20 to 35 different states at different seasons of the year. 5332. ii. CHARLES ELERY, b. Oct. 4, 1851; book-keeper; unm; res. with his brother. 2797. HENRY A. WHITNEY (Israel, Israel, Elijah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Bos- ton, Mass., Jan. 15, 1815; m. at Newark, N. J., Hannah STICKELS, of Newark, N. J. He was born in Boston, Mass., and at an early age became a resident of Newark, N. J., where he was married and where he ever after resided. He was a prominent and well-know resident of that city. He was the first person to hold the office of chief of police of Newark, and for many years was president of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of Newark. He d. July 3, 1862; res. Newark, N. J. 5333. i. MARTHA A., b. Jan. 3, 1853; m. Feb. 26, 1874, Charles Mills WARD; b. Cambridge, England, Dec. 20, 1850. He is a manufacturing jeweler on Washington St., Boston, Mass.; res. 12 Thornley St., Dorchester, Mass. Ch.: Charles Whitney, b. Apr. 10, 1876. 5334. ii. HARRIETT J., b. Nov. 19, 1849; m. Jan. 16, 1867, Edmund R. HALSEY; res. So. Orange, N. J. He was b. June 18, 1836. She d. Sept. 27, 1893. Ch.: Cora E., b. July 4, 1868; Edmund R., b. May 20, 1872; Isaac Whitney, b. Apr. 3, 1874; Cornelia, b. Apr. 9, 1878; Harriett, b. Feb. 20, 1890. 5335. iii. GEORGE E., b. -----; res. 10. Coes place, Newark, N. J. 5336. iv. ANNIE, b. -----; m. ----- SCHNIBER; res. Asbury Park, N. J. 5337. v. HENRIETTA, b. Nov. 12, 1857; m. Aug. 29, 1879, Charles L. CHRISTENSON; res. Vailsburg, N. J. He was b. in Boston, Mass., Aug. 16, 1653. Ch.: Mattie L., b. Dec. 13, 1881; Herbert, b. Aug. 17, 1884; Whitney, b. Sept. 15, 1887; Alfred Walter, b. July 30, 1889; Henrietta, b. Jan. 6, 1891. 2806. DEA. LUKE WHITNEY (Luther, Israel, Elijah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Sept. 9, 1815; m. there Apr. 27, 1836, Charlotte M. TURNER; b. Feb. 10, 1816; d. June 13, 1840; m. 2d, Mar. 4, 1841, Abigail KNIGHT; b. June 6, 1819; d. Apr. 20, 1881; m. 3d, Apr. 10, 1883, Mrs. Lydia H. HARTWELL, b. July 14, 1819; res. H. He was born in Harvard on the farm of his great-grandfather, purchased before the town was incorporated. He inherited it from his father and conducted it until his death. He was a member of the Unitarian church and in 1882 was chosen deacon. In 1880 he was one of the school committee, and from 1870 to 1874 was one of the town assessors. Among the many pleasant old ancestral abodes in Harvard, perhaps none exceeds in charming characteristics that of Mr. Luke Whitney on Bear Hill. [Hist. Midd Co., p. 567.] He d. July 11, 1884; res. Harvard, Mass. 5338. i. HORATIO TURNER, b. Mar. 5, 1840; d. Nov. 7, 1882 5339. ii. AUGUSTUS LUKE, b. June 19, 1845; m. Addie H. HUSSEY. 5340. iii. ELLA AMANDA, b. July 6, 1849; d. Jan. 15, 1851. 5341. iv. ELLA LOUISA, b. Nov. 13, 1851; m. Apr. 9, 1874, in Harvard, Charles M. HASNER; res. 18 Essex St., Charlestown, Mass. He was b. May 3, 1848; is in the grocery and provision business. Ch.: Alice Gertrude, b. July 21, 1876. 5342. v. CLARA AMANDA, b. Apr. 3, 1854; res. Leominster; unm.; with A. L. 5343. vi. LUTHER FARWELL, b. May 19, 1856; res. Clinton, Mass.; is a jew- ler and unm. 5344. vii. MARTHA FRANCES, b. Feb. 18, 1861; d. Feb. 22, 1865. 5345. viii. CHARLOTTE ABBY, b. Apr. 7, 1843; d. Jan. 3, 1862. 2807. WILLIAM WHITNEY (Luther, Israel, Elijah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. -----; m. Jane -----; res. Harvard, Mass. 5346. i. CAROLINE P., b. Oct. 2, 1844. 2808. JONATHAN W. WHITNEY (Luther, Israel, Elijah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Nov. 1819; m. at Thompson, Conn., Dec., 1840, Mercy R. -----; b.

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