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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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8510. iii. LAILA, b. Aug. 20, 1875; d. Aug. 16, 1881. 8511. iv. FLORA, b. Mar. 19, 1878; res. B. 5638. ABIJAH FITCH WHITNEY (Charles F., Thomas, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. Feb. 28, 1840, at Tunbridge, Vt.; m. at Plainfield, Vt., Dec. 7, 1865, Rosette L. SMITH, b. 1845. He is in the lumber business; res. Morrisville, Vt. 8512. i. LILLIAN JANE, b. May 30, 1870. 8513. ii. GERTRUDE MAY, b. Oct. 27, 1878. 5638. MARK WHITNEY (David, Thomas, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. Chelsea, Vt., July 13, 1843; m. July 3, 1866, at Cold Spring, Wis., Maria STANNARD, b. Sept. 6, 1846; res. Keosauqua, Ia. 8514. i. EVERETT E., b. June 23, 1869. 8515. ii. LEWIS ELTON, b. June 14, 1874. 8516. iii. MARK WILBUR, b. Apr. 14, 1887. 5639. LEWIS WHITNEY (David, Thomas, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. Washington, Vt., June 17, 1845; m. at Janesville, Wis., Oct. 16, 1878, Sarah Jane LUDWIG. He is a painter; res. Whitewater, Wis. 8517. i. ETHEL CLAIRE, b. Sept. 9, 1879. 8518. ii. WILDON FORREST, b. Feb 18, 1881. 8519. iii. BEATRICE, b. July 29, 1887. 8520. iv. DAVID ROLLAND, b. Sept. 12, 1889. 5640. REV. AUSTIN DEWITT WHITNEY (David, Thomas, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. Washington, Vt., Jan. 17, 1847; m. Oct. 24, 1877, Mary Etta LYNCH, b. 1850. Austin D. Whitney was born in Washington, Vt., Jan. 17, 1847. Went to Wis- consin when but four years of age. His first recollections of Wisconsin are playing along the streams near Ft. Atkinson with cousins-members of Captain Whitney's family-feeding fish as they sprang from the clear brooks to catch the bits of bread thrown by childish hands. Having a bilious temperament marlaria soon produced fever and ague. The remedy often being packed in a cold wet sheet, afterward the inevitable chologogue. The first ten years were spent in the common schools where the writer mastered the common branches and was honored with a certificate entitling him to teach in Jefferson Co. He spent some time in the State Normal school at Whitewater, Wis. He taught six terms of school. In 1864 he enlised in the 40th Regt. Wis. Vol. Inft. and served four months, came home with the sick of his regiment and was honorably discharged at Madison, Wis. Was converted in June, 1867, and soon after entered the ministry of the United Brethren church. He has served his conference in the relation of presiding elder seven years. Has been three times elected as delegate to the general conference of his church, and two years held the position of conference evangelist. Is treasurer of the missionsary society and always identified with the educational interests of the church; res. Burr, Wis. 8521. i. GRACE, b. Jan. 20, 1881. 8522. ii. ESTELLE, b. Feb. 10, 1887; d. Feb. 23, 1887. 8523. iii. DORE, b. June 21, 1889; d. July 12, 1889. 8524. iv. BERYL, b. Nov. 16, 1893. 5641. REV. DENNIS JOHN WHITNEY (David, Thomas, Benjamin, Joseph, Joseph, Jonathan, John), b. Orange Co., Vt., Nov. 8, 1848; m. Apr. 29, 1869, Nancy Almeda MCCUNE, b. Dec. 27, 1849; d. Dec. 6, 1875; m. 2d, Feb. 19, 1888, Idagene LACY, b. July 2, 1858. He was born in Washington, Vt., and when but three years of age his parents moved to Jefferson Co., Wis., settling on a farm where he resided until eighteen years of age, when he began teaching, which he followed for some time. He began preaching in the winter of 1867 and was ordained an elder in the church of the United Brethren in Christ in 1873. He followed other occupations after this. Was inspector for Washburne & Moen Manufacturing Company in Pittsburg and Johns- town, Pa., in barb wire factories in 1883. Since that has been working at carpenter work, also preaching and teaching. He spent some time in Valley Co., Neb., in 1884. Then in Butler Co. in winter and spring of 1884 and 1885, carpentering. Returned to the old home in Whitewater, Wis. in spring of 1885; then in May, 1885, returned to Butler Co., Neb., and worked at his trade. From there went to Oberlin, Kan., and

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