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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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When of age he learned the trade of carriage painting and worked at it until 1844; then went to Pennsylvania and bought a place at Newell Creek, but sold that a few years later; then bought the place he now lives on at Turtle Point, then a wilderness. He is a man of very strict habits; never drank a glass of liquor in his life. He never enjoyed very good health. At present (1893) he is helpless, he has had three paralytic shocks; also asthma and spasmodic bronchitis. He d. Oct. 11, 1894; res. Turtle Point, Pa. 7984. ii. WILLIAM LOCKE, b. May 1, 1855; m. Frances Maria WING. 7985. iii. ANGELINE MELVINA, b. Sept. 13, 1861; res. Turtle Point. 7986. i. ELOIT MANNING, b. Feb. 3, 1853; d. Feb. 3, 1853. 4858. REUBEN FAIRBANKS WHITNEY (Elias, Jacob, Richard, Richard, Rich- ard, Richard, John), b. Winchendon, Mass., Feb. 3, 1823; m. at Gilsum, N. H., Nov. 10, 1845, Jane L. TUBBS, b. Mar. 13, 1825. He d. Jan. 28, 1864; res. Upton, Mass., Stod- dard and Marlow, N. H. 7987. i. CHRISTOPHER F., b. July 7, 1856; m. Nellie L. TODD. 7988. ii. ELLEN MARIA, b. May 11, 1847; m. at Keene, N. H., Nov. 20, 1867, Benjamin W. EAMES, shoe cutter by trade; res. 15 Tirrell St., Worcester, Mass. He was b. Nov. 18, 1838. Ch.: Nellie M., b. Sept. 7, 1871; d. Jan. 1, 1877; Gertrude L., b. Dec. 19, 1872; Flor- ence A., b. Feb. 10, 1874. 7989. iii. JOSEPHINE ARABELLA, b. Mar. 9, 1849; d. Sept. 28, 1849. 7990. iv. GEO. CLEMENT, b. Aug. 12, 1850; m. Ada Maria WHEELER. 7991. v. ANNA JANE, b. Dec. 9, 1852; m. Elwin J. MARSH; res. Keene, N. H. 7992. vi. MARY FRANCES, b. Aug. 6, 1854; m. Geo. W. FISHER; res. 147 School St., Keene, N. H. 7993. vii. MILTON HENRY, b. Nov. 30, 1857; d. Aug. 1, 1859. 7994. viii. EDWARD ARTHUR, b. Marlow, N. H., Aug. 31, 1860; m. Nov. 23, 1881, Georganna NICHOLS, b. Nov. 17, 1858, s. p.; res. So. Attleboro, Mass. He is the proprietor of the Sunny Point greenhouses and is an extensive dealer in cut flowers. 4868. LEVI WHITNEY (Levi, [NOTE] Richard, Richard, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Apr. 25, 1818; m. Susan -----. His will is dated Mar. 6, 1852, and was probated at Worcester, Mar. 1, 1853. His wife Susan was executrix and his only sister Drusilla was the wife of Edward BRIGHAM of Northboro. He d. Feb. 28, 1853, s. p.; res. Harvard, Mass. 4874. JAMES LAWTON WHITNEY (Richard, James, Richard, Richard, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Feb. 2, 1817; m. at H., Mar. 27, 1867, Ann DOHERTY. He was born in Harvard, where he always resided, an extensive farmer and highly respected citizen. From 1851-53 he was a member of the board of selectmen. He d. Aug. 29, 1882; res. Harvard, Mass. 7995. i. SARAH A., b. Nov. 10, 1864. 7996. ii. ELIZABETH MARY, b. Nov. 7, 1865. 7997. iii. SUSAN L., b. May 23, 1867; d. Oct. 11, 1867. 7998. iv. ABBY TURNER, b. Nov. 30, 1868. 4877. Gen. JAMES SCOLLY WHITNEY (Stephen, Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. So. Deerfield, Mass., May 19, 1811; m. Somers, Conn., Nov. 23, 1836, Laurinda COLLINS, b. July 6, 1810. Gen. JAMES S. WHITNEY. [A paper read by S. O. LAMB, Esq., at the annual meeting of the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, at Deerfield, Mass., Feb. 24, 1891.] James S. WHITNEY was for many years one of the most active, enterprising, energetic and successful business men, and one of the most prominent, influential and highly respected citizens of Franklin county. He was also called from time to time to high positions in his party, and in the state and national governments, which widely extended knowledge of his name and reputation through his own state and the country. It is therefore eminently proper that there should be some memorial of him in the procedings of this association in which he ever felt a warm interest, and of which he was a life member. James S. Whitney was born in that part of Deerfield then called "Bloody Brook," now South Deerfield, May 19, 1811. He was son of Stephen WHITNEY, Esq., formerly of Nelson, N. H., a prominent merchant at Bloody Brook. Gen. Whitney's mother, Mary BURGESS, was a daughter of Dr. Benjamin BURGESS. An elder sister of Mrs. WHITNEY married Mr. Mitchell DAWES, of Cummington, and was

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