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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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4447. ADAMS WHITNEY (William, Peter, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Northboro, Mass., Jan. 4, 1826; m. in Quincy, May 19, 1861. Susanna Channel BURRELL; b. Dec. 30, 1825; res. 11 Gay St., Quincy, Mass. 7661. i. MARIA ADAMS, b. Mar. 22, 1862; res. unm. at home 7662. ii. ABBY WARREN, b. Apr, 1, 1864; d. Apr. 2, 1864. 7663. iii. WM. HARRISON, b. Mar. 20, 1866; res. at home. He is corporal in the Braintree militia company. 7664. iv. SOPHIA VINAL, b. Feb. 14, 1870; res. at home. 4448. PETER LAMBERT WHITNEY (William, Peter, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Rich- ard, John). b. Northboro, Mass., Nov. 23, 1818; m. So. Boston, Nov. 27, 1845, Mary H. SMITH; b. Feb. 12, 1826. He was at one time an engineer in the Charlestown navy yard' res. So. Boston, Mass. 330 W. 3rd. St. 7665. i. MARY ADAMS, b. Apr. 26, 1847; m. Dec. 5, 1868, Albert Hiram WHITE. Ch.: Leah Mabel, b. Feb. 1, 1869; Albert Foster, b. Apr. 6, 1871; res. 135 K St., So. Boston. 7668. ii. ABBY FOSTER, b. Jan. 19, 1850; d. Aug. 24, 1850. 4449. HARRISON OTIS WHITNEY (William, Peter, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Rich- ard, John), b. Northboro, Mass., Apr. 7, 1822; m. at Quincy, Oct. 10, 1847, Ann E. MARSH; b. Sept. 4, 1824; d. Mar. 2, 1893. Harrison O. WHITNEY, born in Northboro, Mass., lost his parents in early life and was taken in charge by an uncle in Quincy, Mass. He later on married and here his two children were born. In the early sixties he removed to Haverhill, Mass. By trade he was a bookbinder, but Haverhill being a shoe city, he soon engaged in the manufacture of paper boxes, mostly for the shoe trade. He descended from a family of ministers and inherited the clerical disposition and was formed by nature for the profession, but the lack of education caused by the death of his parents, and his consequent lack of confidence in his ability prevented him doing the work for which he seemed in every other way so admirably fitted. He was devoted to his church and religion and was for many years, I think twenty-five, clerk of the First Parish church of Haverhill, and also its Sunday-school superintendent. He died in Sept., 1890, having lived as nearly a perfect life in his quiet, modest way as is possi- ble for human life to attain. He d. Sept. 10, 1890; res. Haverhill, Mass. 7667. i. HENRY OTIS, b. Dec. 16, 1848; d. Sept. 2, 1849. 7668. ii. GEO. H., b. Jan 30, 1852; m. Ida E. LAKE 4450. JOHN MARTYN WHITNEY (William, Peter, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Northboro, Mass., Oct. 14, 1816; m. at Mansfield, Conn., Sept. 1, 1841, Susan

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Maria CAMPBELL; b. July 7, 1820; d. Jan 29, 1859; m. 2d, at Waterbury, Con., June 9, 1862, Elizabeth Nancy CHIPMAN; b. Apr. 2, 1824; d. June 12, 1892. He was in his earlier days, a stage driver in the northern part of Connecticut. He was employed by the Adams Express Company when they first opened an office in New Haven. Just previous to his death he was in the employ of English & Merrick, an old carriage hardware house, where he was for thirty-seven years. He was well known and much thought of. He d. Feb. 1, 1892; res. New Haven, Conn. 7669. i. SUSAN CAMPBELL, b. Aug. 2, 1858; m. May 7, 1881, Charles W. BOWMAN, b. 1855; d. Jan. 7, 1889; res. 203 Oak St., New Haven, Conn. Ch.: Clara Whit- ney, b. June 5, 1882; d. Oct. 28, 1890. Christina Vench, b. Apr. 13, 1884; Stella Elizabeth, b. Sept. 22, 1885; Kate Elmendorf, b. Jan. 14, 1887; Charles Webster, b. Dec. 4, 1888. 7670. ii. DWIGHT ADAMS, b. July 25, 1848; m. Adalia R. ROBBINS. 7671. iii. JOHN ANDREW, b. Sept. 9, 1842; m. Georgianna S. BOGUE. 7672. iv. WM. FOSTER, b. Feb. 9, 1844; d. unm. Nov. 23, 1890. 7673. v. GEO. CAMPBELL, b. Mar., 1846; d. -----. 7674. vi. JENNIE MARIA, b. -----, d. Sept. 14, 1859.

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