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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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8071. iii. ARTHUR H., b. Mar. 10, 1858; m. Mamie IVEY; address Williams- burg, Kan. 8072a.iv. WILLIE B., b. Dec. 11, 1860; unm.; res. Rochester, Vt. 8073a.v. EMMA LUELLA, b. June 4, 1866; m. Edgar EDDY; address So. Gardner, Mass. 8074a.vi. EULA B., b. May 22, 1876; unm.; res. Rochester, Vt. 4946. JOSHUA AVERY WHITNEY (Joseph, Joshua, Caleb, Jonathan, Richard, Richard, John), b. Gardner, Feb. 28, 1814; m. in Westminster, June 29, 1841, Mehita- ble C. GIBBS, b. Aug. 27, 1818; d. Apr. 29, 1863; m. 2d, in Nashua, N. H., Sept. 9, 1863, Mrs. Elvira Hildreth ROSS, b. Nov. 9, 1813; d. Sept. 26, 1890; res. Gardner, Mass. 8072. i. JULIA ANN, b. Aug. 31, 1842; m. May 3, 1862, Henry GRIMES; res; So. Gardner, Mass. 8073. ii. LAURA JANE, b. May 22, 1844; d. July 28, 1857. 8074. iii. MARY EMERGENE, b. Apr. 16, 1851; m. Apr. 15, 1880, Walter W. SANDERSON; res. So. Deerfield, Mass. 8075. iv. AUREN JOSEPH, b. Feb. 23, 1853; m. Dec. 25, 1884, Mary C. WELLINGTON; res. Franklin, N. J. 8076. v. MYRA ABBIE, b. Aug. 16, 1855; m. Mar. 18, 1875, Julian HILDRETH. She d. May 28, 1884. 8077. vi. MADELIA ELVIRA, b. June 12, 1846; m. 1871, Charles L. HAYDEN; res. So. Deerfield, Mass. 8078. vii. HAMLIN AVERY, b. Feb. 27, 1860; res. unm. Gardner. 8079. viii JENNIE M., b. Apr. 24, 1863; d. -----. 4956. FREDERIC PARKER WHITNEY (Joseph, Joshua, Caleb, Jonathan, Richard, Richard, John), b. Gardner, Mass., Feb. 17, 1833; m. there Nov. 23, 1858, Mary W. MERRIAM, b. Mar. 2, 1839; is a chair maker by trade; res. 5 St. Charles St., Boston, Mass. 8080. i. EDSON L., b. Nov. 3, 1861; m. Florence L. CARTER. 8081. ii. HARRY CLIFFORD, b. Sept. 28, 1863; d. Sept. 24, 1864. 4957. HARVEY BROOKS WHITNEY (Joseph, Joshua, Caleb, Jonathan, Richard, Richard, John), b. Gardner, Mass., Sept. 29, 1836; m. at Westmoreland, N. H., Aug. 1, 1860, Ellen R. BENNETT, b. Jan. 18, 1836. He was born in Gardner, Worcester Co., Mass. His father's name was Joseph WHITNEY, and his mother's name Nancy SAWIN WHITNEY. He was the youngest of twelve children of said parents, eleven of whom grew to adult age. He was edu- cated in the common schools and academies of New England; for several years was employed as teacher in the public schools and as mechanic in the chair shops of Gardner. In 1867 he moved to Elwood, N. J., and taught in the public schools of New Jersey until 1890. Having passed successfully the civil service examination he was appointed clerk of the Pension Bureau at Washington, D. C., in Nov., 1890, which position he still occupies. While a resident of New Jersey he served on the board of township committee for a time, also on the county board of chosen freehold- ers for two years; res. 400 Ninth St., N. E., Washington, D. C. 8082. i. CLARENCE B., b. June 11, 1861; m. Eliza H. SCULL. 8083. ii. ELLSWORTH SHERMAN, b. July 19, 1864; unm.; res. Winchester, Mass. 8084. iii. FLORA GOODRIDGE, b. July 21, 1873; res. 400 9th St., N. E., Washington, D. C. She graduated at the Salem, Mass., Normal school in 1892, and is now a teacher in the public schools in Washington, D. C. 4959. JOSEPH S. WHITNEY (Jonathan, Jonathan, Caleb, Jonathan, Richard, Richard, John), b. Sterling, Mass.; m. Hannah CHASE; she d. in 1871 in Brooklyn, N. Y.; res. Boston, Mass. 8085. i. ANNIE, b. Jan. 24, 1865; m. July 28, 1883, Herbert L. BROWNING; res. E. Templeton, Mass. He was b. in 1858; is a farmer. Ch.: Lorena May, b. 1884; Alice Emma, b. 1886. 8086. ii. MINNIE A., b. Sept. 3, 1855; m. May 18, 1870, Henry FINEGAR; res. 164 Linden St., near Central Ave., Brooklyn, N. Y. He was b. Mar. 4, 1849; is a book-keeper. Ch.: Joseph Henry, b. June 2, 1872; d. June 2, 1872; Emma Francis, b. Apr. 25, 1873; Harry, b. Dec. 23, 1878; d.: Aug. 22, 1879.
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