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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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Ettie Louis, b. July 27, 1854; d. Aug. 23, 1856; Charles WHITNEY, b. May 14, 1856; d. Feb. 21, 1875; Edward Rosseau, b. Nov. 12, 1857; P.O. address Fort Washington, Pa.; William WOODWARD, b. May 21, 1860; d. Dec. 18, 1862; Blanche, b. May 8, 1863; address 7 W. 65th St., New York. 8437x. iii. HENRY E., b. Dec. 29, 1838; m. Helen C. LESTER. 8438x. iv. FRED'K A., b. July 10, 1841; m. E. Louise HUNT. 8439x. v. LYDIA DUTCHER, b. Feb. 13, 1844; m. Aug. 29, 1867, Dr. Rollin B. GRAY, b. June 4, 1840;' res. 108 W. 103d St., New York City. Ch.: Anita, b. Apr. 29, 1868, Brooklyn, N.Y.; m. Mar. 27, 1893 to George H. LINSZ, of Phila., Pa.; Marion, b. Oct. 26, 1869, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Lillian, b. Jan. 5, 1871, Brooklyn, N.Y.; d. April 12 1876, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Elizabeth, b. June 12, 1872, Brooklyn, N.Y.; d. Mar. 9, 1872, Brooklyn, N.Y. Rollin B. GRAY, doctor in medicine, was born in Randolph, Pa. He passed his childhood in Buffalo and Elmira, N.Y., his father practicing at those places. He was Educated at Alfred university and by a private tutor. He was A law and medical student at the outbreak of the civil war in 1861, residing in St. Louis. Served in the capacity of lieutenant in a Missouri (Union) regiment during three months' service; was at battles at Camp Jackson and Fulton, and at the expiration of three months' service went to Europe, whence he returned in August, 1862, and was appointed lieutenant 18th Inf., Mo. Vols., and served as such suring balance of war. Was graduated in med- icine from St. Louis Med. College and licensed by law of state of New York, by examination, and finally granted diploma of Doctor of Medicine by New York Hom. Med. College. Was Formerly Pres. L.I. Med. Soc. And now member New York Co. Med. Soc., etc.; practices in New York City. 8440x. vi. WM. EZRA, b. May 18, 1846; res., unm., at Columbus, O., care Standard Oil Co.; res 1289 Forsythe Ave. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., May 18, 1846; received a public school educa- tion in this same city; was converted at the age of fourteen years, and united with the Strong Place Baptist church in November, 1861, of Brooklyn. Lived in the city of Washing- ton, D.C., for three years; went back to Brooklyn, N.Y., in June, 1869; was for same year collector in two collecting companies in New York; being an active member at one time of the Brook- lyn and Washington Young Men's Christian Associations. He was also sectrtary and treasurer of the Band of Hope, at Hack- ensack, N.J., his former residence. He was one of the members who helped to organize this society. He was the correspondent of the Bergen County Index, of that place, for a number of years, until he made Philadelphia his home. While living there he took a great interest in the Prohibition move- ment in 1882, and wrote a number of articles for the paper. Was correspondent of five papers and manager of the Christian Endeavor paper and editor of the "Church News." While a resident of Philadelphia was assistant chairman of the Young Men's Christian Association, Germantown, Phila., over three years, an active member of the Y.P.S.C.E. of Niatum Bap- tist church, of that city, holding office as vice-president, and chairman, at one time of the lookout and prayer meeting com- mittees, having always taken a deep interest in all religious work. He is at present the president of the Baptist Young People's Union of the Russell Street Baptist church, of Colum- bus. In politics he is Republican. 8441x. vii. SAMEUL COLGATE, b. Sept. 14, 1848; d. Brooklyn, July 23, 1867. 8442x. viii. CHARLES CLARENCE, b. June 15, 1851; d. Apr. 1, 1854. 8443x. ix. CARRIE LOUISE, b. Jan. 9, 1854; m. Mar. 24, 1880. John B. FITCH. He was b. July 25, 1841; is a salesman for the Standard Oil Co.; res. Cleveland, O. Ch.; Blanche, b. Apr. 9, 1881; Salem Dutcher, b. Aug. 26, 1882; Wm. Whitney, b. July 25, 1885; Frederick Augustus, b. Jan. 9, 1889; John B., Jr., b. Dec. 10, 1891.

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