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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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368. ISAAC WHITNEY (Lemuel, Moses, Richard, John), b. Stow, May 25, 1747; m. Oct. 13, 1774, Lydia TAYLOR. He was in the Revolutionary war in the company com- manded by Capt. CRANSTON from Stow. In 1779 his age was given as 32; res. Stow, Mass. 999. i. ESTHER, b. June 12, 1775. 1000. ii. SOLOMON, b. Nov. 25, 1776. 1001. iii. RACHEL, b. Aug. 25, 1779. 370. ELIAS WHITNEY (Lemuel, Moses, Richard, John), b. Stow [NOTE]; m. Rachel ----- [NOTE]; res. Stow, Mass. 1002. i. LYDIA, b. Nov. 3, 1759. 1003. ii. HEZEKIAH, b. May 26, 1761; m. Sarah ----- [NOTE]. 1004. iii. SARAH, b. July 11, 1763 [NOTE]. 1005. iv. RACHEL, b. Aug. 10, 1772; d. Aug. 16, 1778. 1006. v. AMOS, b. -----; m. Patty WILDER. [NOTE] 1007. vi. MARY A., b.-----; m. ----- ESTERBROOK. [NOTE] 1008. vii. ELMIRA, b. -----; m. Peter KISAMUS. [NOTE] 371. LEMUEL WHITNEY (Lemuel, Moses, Richard, John), b. Stow; m. Elizabeth ----- [NOTE]; d. Oct. 16, 1803. He was in the Revolutionary army in the company from Stow. He d. May 6, 1803; res. Stow, Mass. 1009. i. LOIS, b. June 14, 1761; m. Oliver HOUGHTON [NOTE]. 1010. ii. LEMUEL, b. Jan. 25, 1767; m. Dorcas GATES. 1011. iii. BETTY [NOTE], b. Feb. 18, 1773; m. George MAXWELL. 1012. iv. MARCY, b. ----- [NOTE]; m. Peter HOUGHTON. 372. JOHN WHITNEY (John, [NOTE] Moses, Richard, John), b. Shirley, Mar. 20, 1725; m. Feb. 26, 1759, Hannah SAWTELL [NOTE]; res. Shirley, Mass. 1013. i. SALMON, b. June 28, 1759. He served through the Revolutionary war. He res. in Groton unm. and in 1783, according to probate court records at Camb., he was deceased and his estate settled and appraised by Obadiah SAWTELL of Shirley, Jonathan WORCES- TER of Groton, and Joshua LONGLEY of Lunenburg. 1014. ii. JOHN, b. Feb. 23, 1761. He was in Capt. COREY's Company, of Col. PRESCOTT's Regiment, during the Revolutionary war. 374. EZRA WHITNEY (John, [NOTE] Moses, Richard, John), b. Aug. 24, 1731; m. ----- -----; res. Shirley, Mass. [NOTE] 1015. i. Son, b. May 17, 1756. 1016. ii. Dau., b. Dec. 16, 1757 [NOTE]. 376. ABNER WHITNEY (John, [NOTE] Moses, Richard, John) b. Jan. 21, 1734: m. in Lunenburg, June 21, 1753, Sarah HILTON, b. June 6, 1734, in Boston, moved to L. with her parents, d. at No. Falmouth, Me., Nov., 1815. He was born probably at a place called Still River, in or near Groton, Mass. He married June 21, 1753, Sarah HILTON, Rev. David STEARNS officiating at the nuptials. They lived for a few years in Shirley, which about this time became a district of Groton. At the breaking out of the Revo- lutionary war, Abner enlisted (May 2, 1775), in Capt. COREY's company in Col. Wil- liam PRESCOTT's regiment. After the war he settled in Maine. Died in Falmouth, Me., Mar. 5, 1802, aged 68; res. Shirley and Deerfield, Mass., and Falmouth, Me. 1017. i. ABNER, b. Oct. 22, 1755. He was born in that part of Groton which was subsequendy incorporated as Shirley. His early manhood began near the beginning of the Revolutionary war and his service in that struggle dates from the firing of the first gun at Lexington. He enlisted Apr. 19, 1775, though only 17 years of age, and served through the war until its close, part of the time under Col. William PRESCOTT. After the war he set- tled in North Carolina near Pasquatunk river, where he had a large plantation. He died about 1809, and probably left issue. 1018. ii. URIEL, b. Sept. 11, 1757; m. Lydia WHITMORE. 1019. iii. ELIJAH, b. ----- [NOTE]; n. f. k. 1020. iv. BEULAH B., b. in 1761 [NOTE]; m. Jonathan BRITTON. She d. in 1850 [NOTE] in Otisfield, Me. 1021. v. SARAH, b. -----: m. Jabez BRADBURY, a Quaker; d. Athens, Me., and left large family. 1022. vi. AMAZIAH, b. ----- [NOTE]; m. Sarah BOYNTON.

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