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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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degree of M.D. at Harvard in 1837, and at once entered upon the office of house physician at the Mass. General Hospital. In 1838 he went to Paris, where he remained until 1840, when he settled in Worchester. In 1850 he again visited Europe for pro- fessional improvement. He ranks high in the medical profes- sion in Massachusetts and is held in high esteem by his fellow- citizens. He d. Oct 13, 1888. Ch.: Joseph, b. Oct 17, 1842: d. Feb. 26, 1845; Emily Whitney, b. Nov. 26, 1848; d. July 28, 1892; Mary FELTON, b. Dec 16, 1845; Joseph, b. May 15, 1849; m. Dec. 5, 1872, Nellie Louise McCLURE; Henry L., b. July 29, 1853; d. Apr. 26, 1854; Henry Leight, b. July 14, 1856; m. Oct. 24, 1877, Lydia HUGHES, of Lawrence, Mass. 3735. vi. ASA H., b. June 17, 1819; m. Laura L. HENSHAW. 3736. vii. SARAH, b. July 13, 1822; m. Frederic W. GALE, of Worchester. Both lost on the steamer Artic Sept. 27, 1854. 3737. viii. CATHERINE DEAN, b. Dec 17, 1824; m. May, 1849, Dr. Henry SARGENT. He d. Apr., 1858. She d. Sept. 9, 1849. He was born in Leicester the brother of Dr. Joseph, Nov. 7, 1821. Entered Yale College in 1837, and graduated in 1841. Studied medicine with his brother also, in Boston and Philadelphia, and in the hospitals in Paris. In 1847 he took the degree in medicine at Harvard, and began practice in Worchester. His health failed and he made frequent trips to Europe. His remains are interred in Mt. Auburn in Cambridge. 1775. AMARIAH WHITNEY (Caleb, Caleb, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Nov. 18, 1767; m. Sarah TRULL; res. Danvers, Mass. 3738. ix. DANIEL S., Feb. 4, 1810; m. Hannah S. P. COTTON. 1784. STEPHEN WHITNEY (Timothy, Moses, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Roxbury, Mass., in 1774; m. there Ruth WHITTEMORE; res. West Roxbury, Mass. 3739. i. WILLIAM, b. ----- ; m. Hariott FAXON. 3740. ii. JOHN, b. -----. 3742. iv. MARTHA, b. -----; m. ----- KNOWLES; res. Boston, s. p. 3743. v. MARIA, b. -----; m. ----- BURLEY; d. m. 2d, ----- RICHARDS; res. Lowell, Mass.; 3 ch. 1792. WILLIAM BARTHOLOMEW WHITNEY (Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Worcester, Mass., Oct. 4, 1778; m. in Prince Edwards Co., Canada, June 6, 1805, Lydia Ann LAWRENCE; b. in 1780; d. Apr. 1869. He was born in Worchester, Mass., in 1778; from 1782-1798 he resided in Gil- sum, N. H. During the latter year he went to Littleton, Mass., to learn the trade of Morocco leather dressing. After his marriage they resided in Lynn, Mass., where he worked at his trade until the spring of 1812 when they moved to Lower Cananda and kept a tavern nine miles from St. Johns for three years. They then moved to Burlington, Vt., and kept a tavern three years and then moved to Kingston's Mills, Upper Canada, and farmed for two years. Later he moved to Hallowell, U.C., and then after five years to Sophiasburg, U.C., where he died, and was buried in Sand Point cemetery. He d. in Apr. 1849; res. Belleville, Ont. 3744. i. CLARK, b. June 7, 1806; m. Elizabeth -----. 3745. ii. WILLIAM B., b. Oct 4, 1808; m. Charity WEESE. 3746. iii. SAMUEL, b. Dec. 18, 1809; m. Mary COLE. 3747. iv. LYDIA, b. Dec. 18, 1811; m. June 28, 1831, John COLE, a farmer, b. Mar. 8, 1813; res. Nosler, Ont. 3748. v. JOSHUA, b. June 21, 1829; m. Mar. 14, 1857, Mary Eliza WILLISTON; res. Demorestville, Ont. Ch.: Ichabod Franklin, b. Jan. 21, 1858, Mary Lydia, b. Nov. 9, 1862. 1793. CAPT. SAMUEL WHITNEY (Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John) b. Gilsum, N. H., July 14, 1781; m. Nov. 26 1801, Hope BLISH; m. 2nd. in 1822, Elsey EVARTS, b. in 1796; d. Aug 28, 1876. Capt. Samuel WHITNEY was born in Gilsum. Soon after his marriage he moved to Chesterfield, N. Y., where he was one of the earliest settlers. He was captain of the local militia, and in the was of 1812 participated in the battle of Plattsburg. He was a farmer, and at one time engaged in lumbering. Was a deacon and one of the original members and organizers of the Presbyterian church in Keesville, N Y.
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