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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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7424. x. ELIZABETH ISADORE, b. Nov. 15, 1856; m. at Coloma, Ill., Sept. 19, 1872, Fred'k Thos. YEOWARD, b. Feb. 18, 1840; res. s. p. Rock Falls. 7425. xi. MAY, b. May 15, 1859; res. home. 7426. xii. PARLEY ARTEMAS, b. Apr. 15, 1862; res. home. 4167. OSCAR F. WHITNEY (Zerah, James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Aug. 6, 1812; m. Nov. 29, 1837, Electa A. BRYANT, b. Apr. 12, 1818; d. Dec. 2, 1886. He d. Feb. 16, 1849; res. Whitneyville, Mich. 7427. i. GEO. B., b. Nov. 12, 1838; m. Kate AUSTIN. 7428. ii. FRANK, b. Mar. 7, 1840; m. Carrie M. WRIGHTMAN. 7429. iii. OSCAR W., b. June 29, 1842; res. 85 Stocking St., Grand Rapids, Mich. 7430. iv. EMILY J., b. Jan. 22, 1844; m. Apr. 12, 1862, Benjamin R. OGDEN; res. Hornellsville, N. Y. He was b. Mar. 7, 1837; a carpenter. Ch: Nellie, b. Nov. 30, 1874. 4168. EZRA WHITNEY (Zerah, James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. July 29, 1815; m. Mar. 12, 1842, Hannah Hodges DePUY, b. Apr. 21, 1821; res. Bradley, Mich. 7431. i. JANE ELIZABETH, b. May 4, 1843; m. June 10, 1861, Wm. G. McCLINTOCK; res. Bradley. 7432. ii. CHARLES EDGAR, b. Jan. 27, 1845; m. Dec. 24, 1869, Mittie De ROWE; res. Bradley, Mich. 7432 1/2. iii. ALONZO ETHELBERT, b. Apr. 16, 1847; d. Aug. 13, 1847. 7433. iv. ELVERTON, b. Sept. 28, 1855; d. Oct. 4, 1855. 7434. v. FRANK, b. Dec. 23, 1857. 7435. vi. FRED'K, b. Dec. 23, 1857. 7436. vii. CAROLINE A., b. Oct. 5, 1859. 4169. CAPT. ABRAHAM JOHNSON WHITNEY (Zerah, James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Genoa, N. Y., Jan 13, 1820; m. Apr. 26, 1852, Julia A. MORSE; b. 1833; d. July 12, 1865; m. 2d, Nov. 17, 1866, Virginia A. CHATTERTON; d. Mar. 20, 1868; m. 3d, May 18, 1870, Frances BENNETT; b. London, Eng., Dec. 15, 1840. He was a carpenter and millwright by trade. At the beginning of the Mexican war he enlisted for five years in the 2d U. S. infantry, took part in the battle of Monterey, was later under Gen. SCOTT and fought in the battles of Vera Cruz, Contreras, Churubusco, Chepultepec and Molino del Rey and in the final capture of Mexico. After the war he returned to New York and soon went to California where he spent about two years gold hunting. Returning to Whitneyville, Mich., he was married. When the civil war broke out in 1861 he at once enlisted as second lieutenant in the 3d Mich. infantry. Participated in the battle of Bull Run, siege of Yorktown, Wil- liamsburg and Fair Oaks. Promoted to captain he took part in the other battles, but on account of illness he resigned in 1862, since which time until his death he resided in Grand Rapids. He d. Mar. 12, 1891; res. Grand Rapids, Mich. 4170. CHESTER COBORN WHITNEY (Zerah, James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Sept. 18, 1822; m. Sept. 29, 1845, Amanda M. DePUY; b. July 2, 1815. He was born in Genoa, N. Y., and resided in Ada, Mich., until 1848, when he moved to Wisconsin and resided there until 1868 when he moved to Worthington, Minn. He has always lived a frontier life. In 1858 he crossed the plains to California and returned the same way three years later. During the civil war he served four years and two months. He was wounded in the battle of Pittsburg Landing. Res. Worthington, Minn. 7437. i HERBERT DELOS, b. Aug. 15, 1846; res. Wrighstown, Wis. 7438. ii. OSCAR MARION, b. June 29, 1848; res. Spicer, Minn. 7439. iii. EDWIN FOSTER, b. Mar. 13, 1850; res. W. 7440. iv. WM. WILEY, b. June 3, 1853; d. Taycheedah, Wis., Sept. 22, 1853. 4176. JAMES WHEELER WHITNEY (Philo, James, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Newtown, Conn., Nov. 27, 1819; m. Oct. 28, 1846, Anna Maria LEWIS; b. Mulica, N. J., Apr. 25, 1824. Is a partner in the firm of Hazen, Whitney & Co., importers and jobbers of silks, 392 Broadway; res. 138 Second place, Brooklyn, N. Y. 7441. i. ANNA MARIA, b. Jan. 12, 1848; m. Aug. 24, 1871, Adolph L. KING. 7442. ii. JOSEPH BOTSFORD, b. Sept. 3, 1849. 7443. iii. ISABELLA LEWIS, b. Nov. 10, 1852; d. Avon, N. Y., Jan. 8, 1874.
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