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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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2323. vii. NANCY, b. Chester; m. at Salisbury, Conn., Elisha AVERY; was a farmer and d. at Montgomery, Mass. 2324. viii. POLLY, b. -----; m. Francis HARWOOD; res. Huntington, Mass. 980. SILAS WHITNEY (Timothy, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Petersham, Apr. 29, 1762 [NOTE]; m. at Stockbridge, Mass., Oct. 4, 1789, Mamre BRADLEY, b. 1765, d. Apr. 20, 1835. Silas WHITNEY was a farmer and followed agricultural pursuits all his life. He was honest and much respected and beloved by his fellow citizens in Stockbridge. He d. Apr. 11, 1807; res. Stockbridge, Mass. 2325. i. ABIGAIL TARBOX PEPOON, b. -----; d. unm. 2326. ii. HARRIETT, b. Feb. 9, 1793; m. at Stock, Elisha CURTIS. he was b. July 15, 1789; d. Aug. 28, 1840; was a merchant. Ch.: William Brown; res. New Rochelle, N.Y.; Silas Whitney, d. -----; Catherine, d. Dec. 12, 1828, ae. 9; Mary Mamre, d. Apr. 22, 1885, ae. 61; George Elnathan, d. -----; Robert Galpin, d. -----; Henry Elisha. 2327. iii. GEORGE, b. Jan. 6, 1795; m. Parmela F. FENN. 2328. iv. WILLIAM, b. -----; m. Anna JONES. 2329. v. CORNELIA, b. -----; m. Luke ASHBURNER. He was b. in England. They had one son, William, who m. Emeline FIELD, dau. of Stephen, one of the FIELD families in Stockbridge. He d. in California in 1891, s.p. The widow res. at 1014 Pine St., San Francisco, Cal. William was appointed by the President of the U.S. in 1864 as a State Commissioner to manage lands. 2330. vi. MARY, b. -----; d. unm. 2331. vii. CHARLOTTE, b. -----; m. Hon. James FOWLER, of Westfield, Mass.; his second wife. She d. s. p. 981. TIMOTHY WHITNEY (Timothy, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Petersham, Mass., Apr. 22, 1766 [NOTE]; m. Lois BAKER; b. May 30, 1770; d. Mar. 2, 1826; m. 2d Mrs. SMITH. Timothy WHITNEY was born in Petersham, Mass., but moved to Lanesborough early in life. He had all his children by his first wife, Lois BAKER. He was a medium sized man, rather stocky in his old age, bald-headed, blue-eyed, very amiable, and fond of children, jolly, popular, and respected. He was the chief merchant in Lanes- borough and postmaster for many years; also Register of Deeds for Berkshire Co. He was a fine penman, accurate, and methodical. Was a prominent member of the Congregational Church. He d. Feb. 14, 1841; res. Petersham, Otis, and Lanesborough, Mass. 2332. iii. RICHARD, b. Aug. 2, 1800; m. Clarissa TOWER. 2333. i. SILAS, b. -----; d. young; unm. 2334. ii. SOPHIA, b. Feb. 18, 1796; m. Henry HUBBARD. She d. Sept. 9, 1863. He was b. in Sheffield, Mass., May 22, 1783; d. Dec. 25, 1863. He was a leading lawyer there. Ch.: Henry, b. Jan. 21, 1816; d. unknown; Douglas S., b. Jan. 21, 1817; d. Sept. 19, 1885; John W., b. Jan. 9, 1819; res. Waterville, N.Y.; Sophia, b. Apr. 2, 1820; d. Mar. 21, 1826; Elizabeth A., b. May 1, 1822; m. at Albany, N.Y., in June, 1864, Joseph E. A. SMITH, b. Feb. 4, 1822. He is the well known historian; res. Pittsfield; Frances, b. Sept. 9, 1825; d. 1825; Fred, b. Nov. 1, 1826; d. Jan., 1890. Agnes, child of Douglas, res. Brooklyn, N.Y.; Harry T., child of Fred, res. New York City. 2335. iv. ELIZA, b. -----; m. 1823, Socrates SQUIER; she d. 1826. Ch.: George L., only child, b. 1824. He resides in Buffalo, N.Y.; is president of the Geo. L. Squier Mfg. Co., manufacturers of sugar, rice, and coffee machinery, agricultural implements, and mill engines. 2336. v. ADELINE, b. -----; m.; a dau. is Mrs. J.W. Peck; res. New Britain, Conn. 982. DEA. HEZEKIAH WHITNEY (Timothy, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Oct. 14, 1766 [NOTE]; m. Mehitable HAVEN. He was a farmer all his life and resided in the east part of Otis, Mass. he chronicles the following: "One Sunday, July 11, 1819, God visited us with lightning

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