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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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4073. ii. FLINT, b. Feb. 8, 1804; d. Sept. 15, 1805. 4074. iii. FRANKLIN, b. Sept. 15, 1806; d. Jan. 15, 1840. 4075. iv LOUISA, b. Sept. 4, 1808; m. Philena C. BROWN. She d. W., Apr. 8, 1888. 4076. v. GEO. W., b. Mar. 7, 1813; m. Dolly JACKSON. 4077. vi. JONAS N., b. Aug. 29, 1816; m. Nancy LYNDE. 4078. vii. JOHN M., b. Mar. 30, 1819; m. Susan WINCHESTER. 4079. viii. AARON F., b. -----; res. Fitchburg. 4080. ix. LUCY ANN, b. -----; m. Milton WETHERBEE; res. Fitchburg, Mass. 1944. JOSEPH GLAZIER WHITNEY (Abner, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John). b. Westminster, Mass., June 22, 1783; m. Sept 14, 1805, Levina DUNN, b. 1789; d. June 24, 1875. He was a farmer; resided in Ashburnham, Mass. He made his will in 1864. and it was probated July 31, 1868. Perley Howe was executor. He made bequests to his wife Levina and children John, Abner, Levina G. Cushing, Mary Puffer Howe, Lucy Whitney Chase, Stephen Puffer, Belinda Cushing. He d. July 31, 1868; res. Westminster and Ashburnham, Mass. 4081. i. JOHN, b. Sept. 12, 1806; m. Eliza CUSHING. 4082. ii. ABNER, b. Apr. 1, 1808; m. Levina G. WHITTENMORE. 4083. iii. LEVINA G., b. July 29, 1809; m. Apr. 13, 1834. Rev. Stephen CUSHING; res. Dorchester, Mass. He was b. in Boston, Mass., Mar. 13, 1813. In the spring of 1830 he moved with his family to Ashburnham and resided there until active labor in the minis- try influenced a residence in other places. He was a student at the Wesleyan academy at Wilbraham nearly three years, and subsequently he pursued a partial course of study at the Wes- leyan university at Middletown, Conn. He was received in the New England conference of the Methodist Episcopal church in June 1833, and for the ensuing twenty-four years he completed with ability and faithfulness various pastoral changes. Answer- ing the demands of impaired health he rested a year, and from 1838 to 1880 he supplied the pulpit in many churches. He made several valuable contributions to the general and local history of Methodism in Worcester county. He preached the semi- centennial discourse in Ashburnham, and in 1883 at the annual session of the conference in Boston he delivered an address reviewing the progress of the church during the half century since his admission to the ministry. For many years he effi- ciently served the conference as secretary and trustee, and since 1881 he has been treasurer. In these varied and responsible employments he enjoyed the merited approbation of his asso- ciates. Ch.; Joseph Whitney, b. Jan. 26, 1837, a physician in Boston; Stephen, b. May 29, 1841, a physician in Boston. 4084. iv. MARY PUFFER, b. July 19, 1812; m. Nov. 28, 1834, Perley HOWE. He was b. in Gardner, Mass. Sept. 17, 1811. He was a farmer; res. in Ashburnham, Mass., since 1834. Has been assessor and selectman several years and acceptably filled other positions of trust. He d. June 2, 1882. Ch.; Orange Eli, b. Dec 23, 1835; m. Maria A. PLATTS and Olive C. SHOREY; res. So. Ashburnham, Mass.; Alvah S., b. Aug. 13, 1837; m. L. Annie GLAZIER. He d. Woonsocket, R. I., Sept. 4, 1877; George P., b. Mar. 12, 1847; m. Eliza J. KELTON and Mrs. Mary (HAMILTON) PIERSEN; res. Chelsea, Mass. 4085. v. BELINDA, b. May 20, 1815; m. May 30, 1838, Benjamin CUSHING. b. Feb. 19, 1817. She d. Jan. 5, 1841; he m. 2d. May 18, 1841. Lois S. HOLBROOK. He was a farmer and resided on the old home- stead in Ashburnham. Ch.; Sarah Page, b. Aug. 24, 1840. He had ten children by his second wife. 4086. vi. LUCY, b. July 21, 1826; m. Feb. 19, 1847. Edward CHASE; res. Chel- sea, Mass. He was b. Mar. 6, 1815; d. May 6, 1882. Was a civil engineer and later in the life insurance business. Ch.; Mary Howard, b. Apr. 27, 1849; m. Hendricks A. HALLETT, Sept. 17, 1872; address, 123 Chestnut street. Chelsea, Mass.; Rev. Edward
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