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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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there until she was married and went to live at Kenosha. They went to Muskegon, Mich., in 1864 and have lived there ever since. Few of Muskegon's citizens are better known and none are more highly respected and honored. For three full terms,

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or twelve years, from 1875 to 1887. Mr. WHITNEY was post- master at Muskegon, having been appointed by Presidents GRANT, HAYES and ARTHUR, in succession. Mr. WHITNEY is now (1895) 80 years of age, but enjoys good health, and is very prompt and regular in the discharge of his duties. The years seem to rest lightly upon Mrs. WHITNEY also, And few not acquainted with the facts would have guessed she had now passed her golden wedding; res. Muskegon, Mich. 6632. i. GEORGE BEAUMONT, b. July 4, 1857; res. Chicago, Ill.; unm. He was born in Kenosha, Wis., was educated at the public schools, and later took a course in civil engineering at the Michigan University from 1878 to 1882. Was assistant engineer on government work on the upper Missouri river, on Great Kanawha river, in West Virginia, and with the Mississippi River, Commis- sion in 1883 and 1884. Was superintendent of construction on the Home Insurance and Rookery buildings, Chicago; the Society for Savings building, Cleveland, O., and the Masonic Temple, Chicago, one of the finest office buildings in the world. Is now president of the WHITNEY & STARRETT Co., building con- Tractors, Chicago, Ill. 6633. ii. THOS. DEYKS, b. July 1, 1859; m. Julia Lucy HILLS. 6634. iii. GRACE H., b. Aug. 19, 1851; d. July 12, 1856. 3761. EDGAR WHITNEY (Luther, Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. June 25, 1818; m. July 1, 1839, Maria R. SHEPPARD; b. 1820; d. Sept. 1850; m. 2d, Nov. 2, 1853, Sarah CHURCH; b. Apr. 13, 1831; res. Ogdensburg and Lawrenceville, N.Y., and Ottawa, Ont. 6635. i. HELEN, b. May, 1844; m. 1875, -----BARNEY. Ch.: Leon, b. 1867; Helen, b. 1869; res. Lawrence, N.Y. 6636. ii. LUTHER H., b. Sept. 23, 1849; m. May GIBEANT. 6637. iii. HARVEY C., b. June 17, 1857. 3763. PASCAL WHITNEY (Luther, Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Nov. 4, 1823; m. Perna SHEPARD; m. 2d, Amanda ROCKWELL. She res. Osage, Ia. He d. Dec. 3, 1883; res. Lawrenceville, N.Y. 6637a. i. LORETTA BETSEY, b. Sept. 23, 1850; m. Frederick Sinclair JAMES; b. Barrington, Ill., Feb. 20, 1849. They res. 1635 Sheridan Road, Buena Park, Chicago, Ill. Ch.: Flora Blanche, b. Sept.27, 1869; m. Jan. 22, 1890, Elmer Ellsworth FORMAN. Ch.: Maynard Lor- etta, b. July 1, 1891; Frederick James, b. Nov. 30, 1894. Bertha WHITNEY, b. Aug. 29, 1871; m. Dec. 27, 1894, Gilbert Marcy WEEKS; Whitney Pascal, b. Dec. 11, 1873; Frederick Sinclair, b. July 11, 1875; Louis Norwood b. Sept. 15, 1881; Robert Eugene, b. Nov. 12, 1884. 6638a. ii. HOMER PASCAL, b. -----; d. -----. 6639a. iii. EUGENE HENRY; m. Mary CUSHING, res. Chicago. 6640a. iv. PERNA MINER. 6642a. vi. KATE REBECCA. 6641a. v. ANNETTE HERSEY. 6643a. vii. FREDERICK LAMSON. 3764. DANIEL HENSHAW WHITNEY (Daniel, Samuel, Joseph, Timothy, John, John, John), b. Green Bay, Wis., June 7, 1827; m. Mar. 10, 1863, Eva Rosina BAEDER; b. Oct. 21, 1838; she m. 2d, Nov. 30, 1885, Ernest FUNKE, of Oconto, Wis. Daniel was a well-known, influential, and prominent citizen of Calumet Co., Wis. He was well educated and was a sound, practical business man. In 1849-50 he was register of deeds, and the records show that he was a faithful officer and a tasteful recorder. "A more whole-souled, warm-hearted man or obliging neighbor never lived." He was proprietor of WHITNEY's landing, Stockbridge, Wis. He d. Nov. 17, 1866; res. Stockbridge and Menosha, Wis.

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