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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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7284. iv. WILLIAM FISKE, b. Nov. 24, 1844; m. Miss Mildred A. BUCKNER, of St. Charles, Mo. 7285. v. JULIA HARRIET, b. Oct. 2, 1847; d. Mar. 4, 1848. 7285. vi. MARTHA ELLEN, b. Apr. 19, 1849; d. Aug. 28, 1881. 7287. vii. FRANCIS WHITE, b. Apr. 8, 1852; d. Mar. 9, 1881. 4055. HENRY AUGUSTUS WHITNEY (Charles, Phinehas, William, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Oct. 6, 1823; m. in Charlestown, Mass., Oct. 24, 1860, Lucretia FALL; b. Nov. 9, 1839. He d. Feb. 18,1890; res. Boston, Mass., s.p. 4062. CHARLES PLINY WHITNEY (Pliny, Samuel, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Milford, N. H., Apr. 22, 1838; m. there May 26, 1863, Lydia Augusta FARNSWORTH; b. July 31,1838. He has always resided in Milford, and is a retail drug- gist; res. Milford, N.H., s.p. 4065. SAMUEL WHITNEY (Smyrna, Samuel, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Westminster, Mass., Mar. 9, 1821; m. Nov., 1848, Carolina A. PUFFER; b. Feb. 28, 1823. He was born in Westminster, Mass. He was a prominent church member, was very liberal with his money, giving large amounts for religious work and to charity. He was very successful in his business, that of manufacturing paper. He d. Mar. 30, 1868; res. Ashland, and Fitchburg, Mass. 7288. i. CLARENCE S., b. Mar. 27, 1850; m. Martha W. HUNT. 7289. ii. JOSEPHINE MARIA, b. Feb., 1853; d. Sept., 1854. 7290. iii. WILLIAM ERVING, b. Aug. 9, 1855; m. Mary E. FENN. 7291. iv. JENNIE LOUISE, b. Nov., 1858; d. July 1, 1885. 4066. GEORGE E. WHITNEY (Smyrna, Samuel, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Westminster, Mass., June 1, 1831; m. Mar. 13,1853, Sarah J. TOLMAN; b. Mar. 7, 1830; d. Mar. 29,1875; m. 2d, Jan. 19, 1876, Lura Lind NIMS, b. Nov. 5, 1850; res. Keene, N. H. 7292. i. FRED'K WALDO, b. Aug. 8, 1854; m. Celia E. SMITH and Emma F. ESTABROOK. 7293. ii. EMMA L., b. Aug. 6, 1856; m. Charles LEACH; m. 2d, Marvin R. LEWIS. Ch.: Winnefred Charles; res. Rapid City, So. Dak. 7294. iii. JULIA BERTHA, b. Sept. 12, 1864; d. Dec. 11, 1882. 7295. iv. ELLEN A., b. Aug. 3, 1860; d. Sept. 9, 1860. 7296. v. CHARLOTTE RUTH, b. July 15, 1878; res. Keene. 7297. vi. MARY BELLE, b. Mar. 13, 1881; res. Keene. 7298. vii. IDA NIMS, b. Aug. 31, 1882; res. Keene. 7299. viii. RALPH EDWARD, b. Apr. 20,1889; res. Keene. 4067. NATHAN WHITNEY (Smyrna, Samuel, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. in Westminster, Mass., July 20, 1828; m. in Fitchburg, 1851, Mary S. TOLMAN; b. June 22, 1832; d. Mar. 23, 1861; m. 2d, Nov. 30, 1864, at Pepperell, Mass., Charlotte M. BELCHER; b. Mar. 1, 1830. Nathan WHITNEY was born in Westminster, Mass., at the old homestead, July 20, 1828; attended the public schools in town, and finished his education at the academy in Westminster. Lived at home till 1853, when he went to Middleton, Mass., to work in a paper mill for his brother Samuel; worked for him there most of the time till 1861, when he went to Fitchburg, Mass., to continue with him in the paper busi- ness. In 1863 he went to Claremont, N.H., to continue the same business with him. In the fall of 1866 he removed to Bennington, N.H., where he ran a paper mill in connection with him till his death, in 1868, when the mill passed into the hands of Mr. Lyman PATCH, of Fitchburg, Mass. He leased an individual half of it from him and continued to run it till 1872, when he quit the paper business. The same year, in connection with his youngest brother, George, and others, went into sash, blind and started a mill in Bennington, N. H., for the manufacturing of ground wood pulp, and ran that business in Bennington and Stoddard, N.H., five or six years. In 1858 he bought one section of Iowa land from the U.S. government, and has added till he now has 880 acres, which eleven years ago he began to improve, and has spent a share of his time there since; res. Bennington, N.H., and Irwin, Shelby Co., Ia. 7300. i. FRANK EUGENE, b. June 9, 1853; m. Grace M.J. CHASE. 7301. ii. CARRIE LOUISE, b. Dec. 25, 1857; m. June 15, 1881, Dr. Charles Harvey HADLEY; res. Blythebourne, L.I. Ch.: Grace Louise, b. Aug. 30, 1884; Bessie Helen, b. Oct. 13, 1887; -----, b.-----.

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