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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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chairman of the board of fire commissioners. He also holds the position of superin- tendent of machinery at the Jackson Mfg. Co. (cotton mills) in Nashua; res. Nashua, N. H. 9519. i. WILLIAM EVERETT, b. Feb. 20, 1876. 9520. ii. HENRY GAGE, b. Jan 12, 1888. 9521. iii. FANNY KATHERINE, b. Mar. 10, 1890. 7737. EUGENE PRESCOTT WHITNEY (George H., Jesse, Jacob, Abraham, Abra- ham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Nashua, N. H., Nov. 22, 1855; m. Sept. 26, 1883 Elizabeth JOBERT, b. -----; d. Nov. 19, 1887; m. 2d Myra B. WHITE, b. Aug. 29, 1867. He was educated in the public schools in Nashua, N. H.; learned the trade of a machinist, and is foreman and superintendent of the Flather Planer Co., in Nashua N. H., and has been prominent in military affairs of the state; res. Nashua, N. H. 9522. i. CLARENCE EUGENE, b. Dec. 30, 1893. 7767. ELMER HALE WHITNEY (Nathan, Nathan, Salmon, Jonas, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Dublin, N. H., Dec. 29, 1858; m. at Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 25, 1888. Ida Williams GREGG, b. Oct. 13, 1863; d. Dec. 10, 1889. He is an insurance agent; res. Buffalo, N. Y., 319 Main St. 9523. i. ROLLIN GREGG, b. Dec. 3, 1889. 7775. CHARLES LEONARD WHITNEY (Cyrus P., Peter, Israel, Jonas, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. May 5, 1868; m. Feb. 14, 1893, Mattie E. IRISH; res. -----. 9524. i. GIFFORD IRISH, b. Mar. 24, 1894. 7788. CHARLES GERRY WHITNEY (Elisha G., Sealand, Israel, Jonas, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. July 28, 1861, at Fort Edward, N. Y.; m. at Silver Lake, Vt., July 14, 1886, Grace H. BARNARD, b. July 14, 1866. He was born at Fort Edward, was reared on a farm, had ordinary advantages of school and home; he early showed signs of mechanical skill, and when about eighteen years of age went to learn the carpenter's trade with his uncle Charles HITCHCOCK at Pittsford, Vt. At present is a carpenter and builder, an honest workman, re- spected citizen and Christian gentleman; res. Pittsford Mills, Vt. 9525. i. ETHEL E., b. Oct. 9 1887. 9526. ii. MARY E., b. Oct. 18, 1891. 7802. HARRY WHITNEY (George F., Samuel, Lemuel, Ephraim, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Woodstock, Vt., Mar. 5, 1852; m. in Marlborough, N. Y., June 19, 1889, Jessie CORWIN, b. May 31, 1862. His parents moved to Brooklyn, March, 1856, and he continued to reside there till 1867 (his father died Dec. 6, 1866), and February of that year he moved back to

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Woodstock. September, 1869, he went to New York and went in the employ of Schiltz, Southwick & Co., leather merchants in the "Swamp," and continued with them until their business was absorbed by the United States Leather Company, when he went with the latter company as superintendent of their storage warehouse; res. Brook- lyn, N. Y., 237 Quincy St. 9527. i. FREDERIC CORWIN, b. Dec. 1, 1890. 7807. Prof. HARRY E. WHITNEY (Charles M., Ed- ward W., Samuel W., Ephraim, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Fort Covington, N. Y., Sept 4, 1851; m. at Pough- keepsie, N. Y., Aug. 3, 1881, Mary Van VILIET, b. Sept. 4, 1851. Harry Edward WHITNEY, born at Fort Covington, N. Y., removed to Bangor 1855; to La Cross, Wis., in 1857. Entered Shattuck school, Faribault, Minn., graduating in 1871 as valedictorian of class. Entered Trinity college, Hartford, Conn., Sept., 1871, graduating in June, 1874. Member of the Psi Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa societies. Entered Shattuck School as professor of Latin and German, which position he has held for twenty successive years. Has been quite prominent in Masonic circles, now (1894) holding the posi- tion of V. E. Dep. Grand Commander of Minnesota, Knights Templar. Is a Demo- crat in politics and member of the Episcopal church; res. Faribault, Minn. 9528. i. MARY, b. Nov. 11, 1883.

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