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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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8648. ii. HATTIE B., b. Nov. 24, 1863; m. Aug. 14, 1884, L. TIFFANY; res. 719 W. Lake St., Chicago. 8649. iii. MARY A., b. Mar. 31, 1869; m. Oct. 21, 1890, George OLIVER; res. 721 W. Lake St. 5842. REV. ALFRED BROWN WHITNEY (Samuel B., William, Elijah, John, Will- iam, Joshua, John), b. Boston, Mass., Sept. 14, 1847; m. Tiffin, O., Nov. 2, 1882, Theo- dosia Elizabeth BEILHARZ, b. Oct. 19, 1847. Rev. Alfred Brown WHITNEY was born in Boston, the son of Samuel BROWN and Sarah (BROWN) WHITNEY. She was a native of Edgecomb, Me. He attended the public schools in Boston, graduated from the English High school, studied at the Boston Latin school for college, attended, also, the Massachusetts Inst. of Technol- ogy, to prepare for civil engineering, but afterward entered Brown university at Providence, R. I., to fit for the ministry. He subsequently, in 1881, was graduated from the Newton, Mass., Theol. institution. Dec. 13, 1863, he enlisted for the war, and went to the front in the 11th Mass. Battery, of which his father was also a mem- ber. This was attached to the 9th corps (Gen. A. E. BURNSIDE's), Army of the Potomac. Their first engagement was the battle of the Wilderness. They were with GRANT near Appomattox, when LEE surrendered. He was in some dozen battles and the siege of Petersburg for nine months. With his father, he was discharged in 1865, when he returned to school. In 1874, his mother and two sisters having died, and being in poor health, he went west, teaching school in Nebraska and Colorado. In 1875 he was ordained pastor-elect of the First Baptist church of Greeley, Col. Subsequently he was a general missionary in southwest Colorado under the American Baptist Home Mission Society, In 1882 he was married to Miss Theo E. BEILHARZ, daughter of Dr. BEILHARZ, of Tiffin, O. He is now pastor of the South Street Bap- tist church, Indianapolis; res. Indianapolis, Ind., 53 Fletcher Ave., s. p. 5848. WILLIAM HENRY WHITNEY (Henry J., William, Elijah, John, William, Joshua, John), b. New Orleans, La., May 14, 1847; m. in N. O., Nov., 1872, Lilly McAn- drew FRASER, b. May 1, 1850. He is a clerk in the Penn. railroad offices; res. Philadel- phia, Pa. 8650. i. ROSS PETERSON, b. Dec. 29, 1875. 8651. ii. DONALD FRASER, b. Aug. 19, 1878. 5851. FRANK R. WHITNEY (Alfred, William, Elijah, John, William, Joshua, John), b. Mar. 25, 1853; m. 1872, Ella PINTO of Kennebunk, Me.; res. Boston, Mass., add. 150 Commercial St. 8652. i. ALFRED M., b. Mar. 25, 1874. 8653. ii. FREDDIE C., b. Sept. 13, 1879. 8654. iii. FRANK H., b. Aug. 7, 1885; d. Oct. 20, 1885. 5868. ELI GEDDINGS WHITNEY (Theodore A., Archibald, Lebbeus, Caleb, William, Joshua, John), b. May 2, 1842; m. Sept. 4, 1865, Josephine B. HUGGINS, b. Feb. 8, 1848, in North Carolina. He d. Sept. 2, 1890; res. Wilmington, N. C.; Charleston, S. C., and Jacksonville, Fla. 8655. i. ANNIE MCLEOD, b. July 29, 1866. 8656. ii. ELIZA BROWN, b. Jan. 29, 1868. 8657. iii. FLORENCE HUGGINS, b. Jan. 19, 1872. 8658. iv. WM. A., b. Jan. 23, 1874. 8659. v. HALL GEDDINGS, b. Oct. 11, 1875. 8660. vi. THEODORE ARTHUR, b. July 7, 1877. 8661. vii. PHOEBE MAY, b. May 27, 1882. 8662. viii. GROVER CLEVELAND, b. Nov. 4, 1884. 8663. ix. BESSIE MILLER, b. Dec. 11, 1888. 8664. x. ROBERT CARY, b. -----; d. June 27, 1882. 5924. WILLIAM HENRY WHITNEY (James J., John M., James R., Caleb, William, Joshua, John), b. Fayette, Miss., Dec. 31, 1862; m. Feb. 18, 1881, Naomi Burch CAMPBELL. He d. Apr. 24, 1886; res. Fayette, Miss. 8666a. i. CAMILLE, b. June 21, 1884; d. Sept. 21, 1885. 8667a. ii. EARL FROST, b. June 30, 1885. 5931. JAMES MCCALEB WHITNEY (Prosper K., John M., James R., Caleb, William, Joshua, John), b. Fayette, Miss., Dec. 12, 1860; m. Nov. 6, 1882, Della STEVENS; d. Dec., 1885; m. 2d, Aug., 1887, Katie MAYBERRY; res. Longview, Tex. 8665. i. KATIE JUANITA, b. Jan. 12, 1884.
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