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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)

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delphia, Pa., where he graduated with honors March, 1844. Practiced at Tona- wanda, N.Y., Gibson and Jackson, Pa., with much success, and died at the latter place. Was buried in the Lamb cemetery, near Jackson. He d. Mar. 30, 1855; res. Jackson, Pa. 9196. i. ANNETTE W., b. Feb. 20, 1844; m. Apr. 5, 1877, Albert D. SAXON, b. Feb. 20, 1849, s.p.; res. West Torrington, Conn.; a dairy farmer. [[9197. ii. COYDON E., b. Feb. 15, 1850; m. Marian C. FRITH. 9198. iii. LAURA B., b. Mar. 28, 1848; d. Sept. 18, 1848. 9199. iv. ELBERT C., b. Jan. 1852; d. Oct. 15, 1852. 9200. v. FRANK H. b. Oct. 1855; d. Mar. 7, 1858. 7077. COYDON L. WHITNEY (Russell, Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Mt. Pleasant, Pa., Oct. 26, 1823; m. Feb. 22, 1861, Fannie A. POPE, b. May 22, 1837. He is a farmer; has been four terms president of the town council; res. Honesdale, Pa. 9201. i. LIZZIE H., b. Oct. 20, 1862. 9202. ii. MINNIE E., b. Feb. 24, 1865; m. Aug. 27, 1890, Walter J. ADAMS. 9203. iii. RUSSELL T., b. Jan. 18, 1868. 9204. iv. HATTIE E., b. July 1, 1872; d. Dec. 20, 1872. 9205. v. NELLIE B., b. Oct. 10, 1873; d. Jan. 1, 1874. 9206. vi. GRACE A., b. Aug. 7, 1877. 9207. vii. BLANCHE L., b. Feb. 18, 1882. 7078. ALLIS WHITNEY (Torrey, Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Nov. 13, 1816, in Harford, Pa.; m. Oct. 18, 1842, Elizabeth WELCH, b. Oct. 6, 1819; d. July 4, 1873; m. 2d, Jan. 28, 1878, Jane AUNGER; b. Sept. 25, 1841. Allis WHITNEY was born in Harford, Pa. He settled in 1835 in the then thriving town Honesdale and worked at the carpenter's trade until his health failed and phy- sicians advised him to follow an out of door business. In 1849 he started in the livery business in a small way and built up a prosperous trade to which his sons George and Horace finally succeeded. He added farming, having three large farms in his pos- session at his death. For many years he was a director in the Wayne County Agri- cultural society. He d. Oct. 2, 1889; res. Honesdale, Pa. 9208. i. HORACE TORREY, b. May 30, 1844; m. Isabella E. PALMER. 9209. ii. CHARLES ALLIS, b. June 16, 1846; res. H. 9210. iii. GEORGE HENRY, b. July 18, 1848; res. H. 9211. iv. MARY ELIZABETH, b. Nov. 10, 1850. 9212. v. WALTER MERRICK, b. Jan. 5, 1879. 7079. MERRICK T. WHITNEY (Torrey, Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Nov. 20, 1818; m. Nov. 26, 1842, Fostina L., WHEATON; b. Aug. 25, 1818. Merrick T. WHITNEY was born in Jackson, Pa., and settled on the farm in 1842 where he ever after lived in Thompson. In 1862 he enlisted forty-six of his neighbors and friends and with them entered Co. B, 17th Regt. Pa. Calvary; at its organization he was chosen first lieut., but failing health compelled him to resign his commission in Jan. 1863. That he was held in high regard by his townsmen is shown by his holding all but one of the offices in Thompson. In 1878 he was elected county com- missioner on the Republican ticket and re-elected in 1881. He d. Mar. 24, 1887; res. Thompson, Pa. 9213. i. LOVELL M., b. Mar. 31, 1844; d. Oct. 20, 1846 9214. ii. NEWELL DE LANCY, b. Jan. 16, 1847; enlisted in the war at 17 and served till July 25, 1865, when he was honorably discharged. studied law with Judge GRISWOLD of Binghamton, N.Y., and was admitted to the bar in 1870; was lieut. Of Battery A, 6th Div. N. G. S. N. Y., and lieut.-col. On Gov. HOFFMAN's staff; d. at Thompson, Mar. 25, 1874. 9215. iii. ORVILLE C., b. Oct. 13, 1849; m. Mary S. SEVERY. 9216. iv. ANN M., b. Oct. 3, 1851; m. Nov. 26, 1870, Edwin A. French; b. 1836. She d. Nov. 1, 1875. 9217. v. CHARLES F., b. Jan. 13, 1858; m. Rena A. FLETCHER. 7080. JOEL BARNARD WHITNEY (Torrey, Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Jan. 5, 1823; m. May 6, 1842, Lucy Ann BABCOCK. He was born in Jackson, Pa., Jan. 5, 1823, enlisted in the war Feb. 29, 1864, and

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