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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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rison, b. Mar. 19, 1826; d. Oct. 10, 1830; Lauretta W., b. May 20, 1828; m. Nelson PARKS; res. Winchendon; Lucinda B., b. Feb. 4, 1832; m. Henry I. NEWMAN; res. Rindge, N. H.; Maria A., b. May 20, 1837; m. Gen. F. WALLACE; res. Winchendon; Andrew C., b. Dec. 25, 1840; unm.; res. Old Point Comfort, Va. 2781. iv. ASENATH, b. Mar. 18, 1800; d. Nov. 4, 1810. 2782. v. JOSEPH ADDISON, b. Oct. 23, 1802; m. Hannah FLETCHER. 2783. vi. BENJ. F., b. Mar. 21, 1804; m. Louisa LAWRENCE. 2784. vii. JAMES FORDYCE, b. Apr. 14, 1806; m. Mary G. WHITNEY. 2785. viii. RICHARD HARRIS, b. Nov. 2, 1808; m. Nancy F. WHITNEY and Dorcus FISK. 2786. ix. LAURETTA, b. Oct. 25, 1810; d. young. 2787. x. ISAIAH, b. Sept. 22, 1815; m. Mary A. GOVE. 2788. xi. ISAAC, b. July 24, 1818; m. Dorcas Whitney HOAR. 2789. xii. MARY, b. Feb., 1824; m. Nov. 20, 1846. Wm. Stearns LOCKE, b. Nov. 21, 1813; res. Lancaster, Mass. Ch.: Lauretta Irene Locke Had- ley, b. Jan. 17, 1848; m. June 15, 1878; res. Sudbury, Mass.; Frances Ann Locke Ordway, b. Feb. 14, 1850; m. Oct. 14, 1873; res. Hud- son, Mass.; Edward Cutter, b. Mar., 1852; d. Mar. or Apr., 1854; Warren SHATTUCK, b. June 10, 1854; m. Oct. 8, 1885; res. Lancas- ter, Mass.; Edwin Whitney, b. Aug. 10, 1857; m. Mar. 29, 1892; res. Lancaster, Mass. 1230. ISRAEL WHITNEY (Israel, Elijah, Isaiah, Thomas, John), b. Harvard, Mass., Apr. 13, 1779 [NOTE]; m. at Boston, Phoebe JENNISON; b. Boston, June 2, 1781; d. Dec. 4, 1868, in Boston. He was born in Harvard on the old homestead, where he resided until he was 20 years of age. He bought his time of his father for £20 and started for Boston to seek his fortune. He engaged in the shoe business and was quite prosperous. His store was on Court street. During the war of 1812 he enlisted and was soon com- missioned an officer in his regiment. He took an active part in this war much to the detriment of his business and great pecuniary loss. The result was a general break- down from which Mr. WHITNEY never recovered from this misfortune. He had a sterling and able wife, who at the helm managed admirably, and with the assistance of the sons came out all right. He d. June 17, 1843; res. Roxbury, Mass. 2790. i. WILLIAM, b. Nov. 15, 1803; m. 1827, Adeline RICHARDSON. He d. Sept. 26, 1835, leaving one son, William, who d. in the west, ae.45. 2791. ii. ELIZA, b. Apr. 9, 1805; d. unm. June 20, 1890 2792. iii. HENRY, b. Sept. 30, 1807; d. Sept., 1808. 2793. iv. CHARLES, b. Mar. 10, 1809; m. at Worcester, Jan. 24, 1840, Elizabeth P. DAY; b. Nov. 24, 1816; d. Sept. 5, 1891, s. p. When eleven years of age he worked in a shoe store, but soon left for Malden, Mass., where he remained for seven years. Wishing to acquire a more complete education he attended an academy at Stow for three years. At his graduation he engaged in teaching, and later in surveying. He followed civil engineering and survey- ing until 1891. He had purchased a fruit farm in New Jersey, upon which he resided for twenty years. This he disposed of and has since resided in Roxbury. 2794. v. CHARLOTTE, b. Mar. 10, 1809; m. Frances MCKENNA. He d. 1874. Ch.: Andrew, Alfred, and John. She d. Dec. 4, 1879. 2795. vi. HARRIETT, b. Feb. 3, 1811; unm.; res. 12 Thornly St., Dor- chester, Mass. 2796. vii. MARTHA A., b. Dec. 2, 1813; m. Warren O. ROGERS. She d. Dec. 18, 1876, s. p. 2797. viii. HENRY A., b. Jan. 15, 1815; m. Hannah STICKLES. 2798. ix. ALFRED, b. Feb. 11, 1817; d. June 7, 1834. 2799. x. CAROLINE, b. Sept. 30, 1820; d. 1822.
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