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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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1585. viii. SUSANNA, b. ----- [NOTE]; m. Jan. 22, 1809, Dea. Seth CARSLEY; res. H. He was b. Gorham, July 18, 1789, but res. in Harrison, where he purchased land of Thomas PERLEY, of Boxford, Mass. He built the first house in Bridgeton, was one of the original members of the F. W. Baptist church, was early chosen a deacon and held the office during life; was a man of honor and integrity and esteemed for his sincere piety. At his death, Mar. 27, 1874, he was the oldest man in the town. His wife d. Dec. 16, 1873. Ch.: Maria, b. Feb. 2, 1810: d. unm. July 29, 1839; Susanna, b. Dec. 11, 1811; m. Stephen BLAKE; Edward P., b. Mar. 25, 1815, unm.; res. Otisfield; Nathan, b. Apr. 20, 1817; m. his cousin, Elizabeth WHITNEY; res. Harrison; John, b. July 16, 1820: m. Adaline BLAKE; Mary A., b. Feb. 21, 1823; m. Stephen BLAKE; Richard P., b. Apr. 13, 1826; m. Caroline M. HAYES; res. Newton, Mass. 1586. ix. SALLY, b. ----- [NOTE]; m. Rev. Joseph PHINNEY, of H. He was born in Gorham, married and settled in Harrison. He preached for several years; was very unlike his brother-eccen- tric, rough, and loud spoken, who was gentle and a great singer. He became somewhat deranged in latter years, and died about 1870. Ch.: Esther, b. July 16, 1813; m. Jacob KILBOURN, of Waterford, Me.: Jane B., Dec. 9, 1816; m. Amos LIBBY; she d. Nov. 10, 1872; Nancy G., b. Mar. 24, 1819; m. Oliver P. HASKELL, of Windham; Sarah H., b. Oct. 16, 1821; d. unm.; Andrew R., b. June 22, 1824; d. unm. 1848. 618. JOSIAH WHITNEY ([NOTE] Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. Cape Cod, m. Cape Cod, Hannah BASTOW [NOTE], b. Cambridge, Mass., 1732; d. 1807, at Cape Breton. He d. Queens Co., Salmon River, N. B., 1810; res. Gasby [NOTE], Ca., and Salmon River, N. B. 1587. i. JOSIAH, b. -----; m. Elizabeth HARDING [NOTE]. 1588. ii. SETH, b. -----. 1589. iii. JOHN, b. 1781; m. ----- -----. 1590. iv. NOALS, b. -----. 1591. v. ELIAB T., b. Dec. 17, 1789; m. Lydia BUTTERWORTH and Lydia WILLIAMS. 1592. vi. HANNAH, b. -----. 1593. vii. MARGARET, b. -----. 1594. viii. SALLY, b. -----. 1595. ix. MARTHA, b. -----. 620. ASA WHITNEY ([NOTE] Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. Gorham, Me., Dec., 1754 [NOTE]; m. 1st Flora, b. -----; d. ----- [NOTE]; m. 2d, at Cape Cod, Mass., 1782 [NOTE], Phebe HOPKINS, dau. of the signer of the Dec. of Independence Stephen HOPKINS [NOTE]. He d. Dec. 17, 1806; res. Gorham, Me. 1596. i. GEORGE W., b. June 14, 1792; m. Mary WHITNEY. 1597. ii. SAMUEL, b. Aug. 29, 1777 [NOTE]; m. Hannah SNOW, Mary RICH, and Mrs. Mary (PIPER) RING. 1598. iii. JOHN, b. ----- [NOTE]; m. ----- RICH [NOTE]. 1599. iv. BENJAMIN, b. ----- [NOTE]; res. Kingston, Canada. 1600. v. ANNIE, b. ----- [NOTE]. 1601. vi. ERIE, b. ----- [NOTE]. 1602. vii. MARY, b. ----- [NOTE]. 1603. viii. HANNAH, b. ----- [NOTE]; m. ----- [NOTE]. 1604. ix. EUNICE, b. ----- [NOTE]. 1605. x. ROXANNA, b. ----- [NOTE]. 621. ABEL WHITNEY ([NOTE] Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. Gorham, Me.; m. Thankful MORTON. He. d. -----; res. Standish, Me. 1606. i. NATHANIEL, b. ----- [NOTE]; m. ----- ----- [NOTE]. 626. JOEL WHITNEY (Abel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. at York, Me., May 21, 1743; m. at Falmouth, Me., Mary WESTON. He was born in the old town of York, Me., married at Falmouth, now Portland, and about 1767 moved to Chandler's River, now the town of Jonesboro, Me., where he afterward resided and where he died. It is said they had two daughters and eight sons and that their descendants are scattered from the Atlantic to the Pacific. He was always a farmer. He d. 1789 [NOTE]; res. Falmouth and Chandler's River, Me.
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