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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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1882; Katharine Lansing, b. Feb. 6, 1885. Mr. BARNEY'S home has been in New York City since he was a small boy. His sum- mer residence is at Southhampton, L. I. 4881. JOSEPH WHITNEY (Josiah, Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Mar. 25, 1811; m. Feb. 23, 1841, Mary Abbott NEWCOMB, b. Jan. 27, 1820. He was born at Nelson, N. H.; is a farmer; has been superintendent of schools, town clerk and selectman; res. Sullivan, N. H. 8006. i. RANSEL N., b. Mar 18, 1842. 8007. ii. LAURETTE A., b. Dec. 12, 1847. 8008. iii. SCOLLEY J., b. Sept. 29, 1853; d. June 1, 1856. 4882. GEORGE WHITNEY (Josiah, Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. in Nelson, N. H., Oct. 6, 1809; m. Sept. 12, 1833, Nancy NIMS, b. May 21, 1809; d. Dec. 4, 1870. He d. June 24, 1868; res. Keene, N. H. 8009. i. GEORGE THEODORE, b. June 18, 1835; d. unm. Mar. 12, 1865; was in war. 8010. ii. SARAH ABBA, b. Dec. 20, 1836; res. Keene, N. H. 8011. iii. JOSIAH HOOD, b. Aug. 27, 1838; d. Mar. 3, 1841. 8012. iv. HENRY ALBIN, b. June 30, 1840; d. Dec. 28, 1851. 8013. v. FRANCES ADELAIDE, b. Apr. 26, 1842; m. June 22, 1871, Geo. H. FRENCH; res. Malone, N. Y. 8014. vi. JOSIAH LEE, b. May 19, 1844; res. Haverhill, Mass. 8015. vii. LEONARD, F., b. Nov. 21, 1848; m. Ellen T. GAGUIN. 4884. CHARLES H. WHITNEY (Josiah, Josiah, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Nov. 18, 1819; m. Jan. 3, 1843, Lucy. C. NIMS, b. Feb. 5, 1820. Charles H. WHITNEY was born in Nelson, N. H., where he lived more than fifty years, then moved to Keene, N. H., where he has resided ever since. When he resided in Nelson his main business was the manufacture of boots and shoes, together with town and other legal business. Since he came to Keene he has been in the insurance business and doing other writing, such as deeds, wills, etc. He was first commis- sioned as justice of the peace for Cheshire county in 1848; afterward was made jus- tice of the peace and quorum throughout the state, and now holds that office. In 1853 was elected town clerk of Nelson, which office he held for twenty years in succession, or until he moved to Keene. While in Nelson held various offices of trust in town business, selectman, auditor, collector, etc., and was elected to represent the town in general court four years, viz., 1855-6 and in 1869-70. In 1874 he was elected county commissioner for Cheshire county for three years' term; was two years a member and clerk of council city of Keene, and in 1889 was chosen delegate from Ward 2 in Keene to the constitutional convention to amend the state constitution. Has been a member of Congregational church over fifty-three years and officer therein; res. Keene, N. H. 8016. i. CHARLES R., b. Nov. 9, 1846; m. Mattie A. PAGE and Elizabeth L. HANNA. 8017. ii. ELLEN R., b. Jan. 27, 1854; d. Mar. 5, 1855. 4890. JOHN HENRY WHITNEY (Henry H., Lemuel, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. Nov. 21, 1838; m. Sept. 10, 1862, Jane M. NUTTING; res. New Ipswich, N. H. 8018. i. CHARLES G., b. Oct. 14, 1869; res. East Jaffrey, N. H. 8019. ii. LESLIE H., b. May 20, 1877; res. Highlands, N. C. 8020. iii. ALLEN, b. Feb. 14, 1882; res. Highlands, N. C. 4894. GEORGE L. WHITNEY (Dwell, Lemuel, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Rich-, ard, John), b. Mar. 10, 1833; m. 1858, Caroline E. WILLARD, b. Sept. 2, 1837. He d. and she m. 2d Geo. W. MILLIKEN, of Charlestown, N. H. Mr. Whitney served in the civil war in the Fourth Mass. Heavy Artillery. He. d. in Winchendon, Mass; res. Pawtucket, R. I. 4896. EDWIN WHITNEY (Dwell, Lemuel, Josiah, Richard, Richard, Richard, John), b. June 6, 1836; m. 1860, Eliza Jane CROSS, b. 1842; d. Sept. 27, 1867; m. 2d, June 16, 1868, Elizabeth F. WHEELER; res. Ashby, Mass. 8021. i. FRED L., b. 1862; m. 1886, Laura CURTIS. She d. 1889. He res. S. Ashburnham, Mass.
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