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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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7725. ROLAND L. WHITNEY (Roland A., Jacob, Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), Louisville, Ky., Mar. 4, 1859; m. Oct 27, 1881, Betty MCGOODWIN, b. Aug. 1, 1861. He was born and has always resided in Louisville; was educated in the public schools. At present (1894) is secretary and treasurer of the Falls City Jeans & Woolen Company, incorporated, manufacturers of Kentucky jeans; res. Louis- ville, Ky. 9510. i. EVELYN, b. Aug. 22, 1882. 7727. LOGAN R. WHITNEY (Roland A., Jacob, Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Louisville, Ky., July 17, 1866; m. May 7, 1890, Florence WOODRUFF, b. Nov. 6, 1866. He has always resided in Louisville, Ky.; was educated at the public schools. He is now (1894) engaged in public works; res. Louisville, Ky. 9511. i. ETHEL, b. Apr. 30, 1891. 7730. Prof. NELSON O. WHITNEY (Alexander N., Jacob, Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. in Aiken, S.C., May 3, 1858; m. June 12, 1883, in

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Philadelphia, Pa., Mary E. TAINTER, b. Sept. 10, 1858. Prof. WHITNEY attended public schools until 1871; Saunders academy and Hastings academy till 1874; Uni- versity of Pennsylvania, 1874 to 1878 graduated in the civil engineering section of the class of 1878; assisted Prof. HAUPT as instructor in civil engineering for a short time and taught in the Pennsylvania School of Industrial Arts at the same time; with Pennsylvania railroad 1879 and 1880; with the Mexican National railroad in old Mexico, 1881 and 1882 as locating engineer in the valley of Toluca; 1883 to 1888 locating engineer South Pennsylvania rail- road in Pennsylvania, and afterward resident engineer charge Tuscarora tunnel; 1886 to 1891 assistant to chief engineer Pennsylvania company; member Pilgrim Con- gregational church, Western Society Civil Engineers, etc. In June, 1891, was elected professor of railway engineering at University of Wisconsin, Madison; is a charter member of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He has filled the chair at the University of Wisconsin with great ability and is one of the leading engineers in the west. The author of this work is indebted to him for valuable assistance; res. Chicago, Ill., and Madison, Wis. 9512. i. HELEN GOLDSMITH, b. Mar 21, 1884. 9513. ii. ALDEN BRADFORD, b. Dec 1, 1885. 9514. iii. MARY PARK, b. Oct 10, 1888. 9515. iv. EDWARD NELSON, b. June 17, 1890. 7733. GEORGE FRED WHITNEY (George H., Jesse, Jacob, Abraham, Abraham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Nashua, N. H., Nov. 2, 1846; m. Nov. 15, 1871, Elthea A. DAVIS, b. Sept. 13, 1848. George Frederick WHITNEY was educated in the public schools in Nashua, N. H., and after his graduation went into iron works of his father to learn the business or trade of a machinist; is now foreman and superintendent of his works. He has been prominent in city affairs, has served in city councils as alderman a number of times, and has held other important positions in various charitable and other institutions in that city; res. Nashua, N. H. 9516. i. ADA MABEL, b. Dec. 10, 1872; m. Sept. 12, 1894, Arthur F. CUMINGS; res. N. 9517. ii. LOTTIE MAY, b. Aug. 6, 1878 9518. iii. FRED HENRY, b. June 29, 1881. 7735. CHARLES HENRY WHITNEY (George H., Jesse, Jacob, Abraham, Abra- ham, Moses, Richard, John), b. Nashua, N. H., June 22, 1851; m. in 1876, Eliza J. GENTHER, d. Mar., 1883; m. 2d, Oct. 20 1886, Anna F. FISHER, b. Feb. 12, 1850. He was educated in the public schools in Nashua, N. H.; learned the trade of an iron founder; was connected with the Nashua fire department; afterward was appointed chief engineer of the same. At the present time holds the position of

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