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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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closing hours of his mortal life were eminently peaceful and calm, and surrounded by his family and kind friends, gently and without a perceptible struggle breathed his last. Moses Whitney has departed to the better and immortal life leaving an- other vacancy in the ranks of the pioneers of our city. He d. Feb. 23, 1860; res. Concord, N.H., and Oswego, N.Y. 4057. i. REID PAIGE, b. Dec. 17, 1818; d. unm. in Chicago, Ill., Mar. 20, 1884. 4058. ii. SAMUEL, b. Jan. 23, 1821; d. from disease in the civil war Feb. 2, 1863. 4059. iii. CHARLES, b. Feb. 2, 1831; unm.; res. Chicago, address 700 Rialto Bldg. 4060. iv. HENRY H., b. Sept. 27, 1838; unm.; res. Chicago, Address 700 Rialdo Bldg. 4061. v. KATHERINE A., b. Aug. 12, 1834; unm,; res. Oswego, N.Y. 1937. PLINY WHITNEY (Samuel, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Westminster, Mass. Nov. 13, 1787; m. at Mount Vernon, N.H., Oct 23, 1823; Caroline DEAN. b. Apr. 23, 1801; d. May 8, 1886. He d. Sept. 28, 1873; res. Milford, N.H. 4062. iii. CHARLES P., b. Apr. 22, 1839; m. Lydia A. FARNSWORTH. 4063. i. CAROLINE DEAN, b. Oct. 14, 1825; m. Nov. 27, 1845. William C. KIDDER; res. M. 4064. ii. HARRIETT LUCINDA, b. May 17, 1831; m. July 21, 1855; John M. HALE (her cousin); res. Boston, Mass. 1938. SMYRNA WHITNEY (Samuel, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Westminster, Mass., Mar. 5, 1786; m. Nov. 26, 1812. Ruth WHITNEY, dau. of Nathan and Eunice (PUFFER), b.Nov. 12 1790; d. Nov. 25, 1857. He was born on a farm, was fitted for collage at the academy at New Ipswich, N.H., but was prevented from continuing his studies by sickness and death of his father. He settled on the old homestead farm, where he lived till upward of sixty years of age, when he sold out and moved to the village where he died. He taught school several terms; was first selectman a long time. He married Ruth WHITNEY and raised a family of six children. He was a prosperous farmer and a substantial, hon- ored citizen, active in public affairs, serving some years as selectman and as one of the school committee, and in other less conspicuous places. He d. May 16, 1857: res. Westminster, Mass. 4065. iii. SAMUEL, b. Mar. 9, 1821; m. Caroline A. PUFFER. 4066. vii. GEORGE E., b. June 5, 1831; m. Sarah J. TOLMAN and Lura Lind NIMS. 4067. vi. NATHAN, b. July 20, 1823; m. Mary S. TOLMAN and Charlotte M. BELCHER. 4068. v. CHARLES H., b. Nov. 10, 1824; m. Abbie A. TOLMAN and Isabel H. HAYES. 4069. i. LUCINDA, b. Sept. 14, 1814; m. June 18, 1835, Josiah PAGE. b. May 27, 1811. Ch.; Porter F., b. July 19,1837; res. Westminster, Mass.; Charles W., b. Sept. 7, 1845; supt. Danvers, Mass., Insane Asylum; Francis H., b. July 24,1847; d. Apr. 15, 1865 4070. ii. EUNICE, b. Aug. 29, 1818; m. Aug. 13, 1840, Franklin LOMBARD. She d. Apr. 11, 1891. Ch.; Charles F., b. Aug. 25, 1842; m. and d. Jan. 29, 1885; Julia W., b. Aug. 7, 1844; m. Samuel L. NOYES; res. Ashburnham, Mass.; George W., b. Jan. 25, 1848; res. Ash- burnham; Francelia M., b. May 12, 1850; m. James COGS- WELL; res. Leominster; Eunice W., b. Feb. 27, 1852; d. Aug. 7, 1853; Edward Payson, b. Feb. 27, 1852; m. Adelaide FAIR- BANKS; res. Ashburnham: Mary Stella, b. Aug. 23, 1862; m. Fred W. MOSSMAN; res. Westminster. 4071. iv. CAROLINE, b. Jan. 21, 1823; d. Feb. 16, 1823. 1943. JONAS WARD WHITNEY (Abner, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Apr. 22, 1780; m. May 27, 1800. Phebe RAND. b. 1780; d. Dec. 4, 1835. He resided on the estate occupied by his father. He was a trusted and honored townsman, serving five years as selectman, and in other useful positions. He d. June 8, 1828; res Westminster, Mass. 4072. i. PHEBE, b. Sept. 8, 1800; m. Gideon BEAMAM. She d. W., Feb. 16, 1864.
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