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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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WHITNEY GENEALOGY. 463

cation by taking special courses at Cornell and Smith colleges. She has taught in the public schools of Westminster, Ashburn- ham, and Wareham, Mass. She is now (1894) teaching her fifth year as assistant in the Wareham high school. She has always been a very conscientious, popular, and successful teacher. 7385. v. FREDERIC ERNEST, b. Jan. 18, 1865. He was born at Fitchburg, Mass., where he was prepared for college. Although beginning

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FREDERICK E. WHITNEY.

his business career in Boston, he soon turned his attention to New York, and at the age of nineteen he set foot in the latter city, and shortly after his arrival entered the employ of a large mercan- tile house, where he was rapidly pro- moted, and at the age of twenty-two had embarked in business on his own account. In the meantime he had be- come a communicant of the Episcopal church and identified himself with St. Ambrose's parish, then under the charge of the Rev. Joseph BLOOMFIELD WETHERILL, and in his twenty-first year was elected a vestryman of this parish. A few years later becoming interested in the CHURCH KALENDAR, a prominent and widely know publication in the Episcopal church, he was elected pres- ident of the Church Kalendar Company,

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MRS. FREDERIC E. WHITNEY

of New York, and this position he now holds. Nov. 26, 1890, at the Church of the Transfiguration, New York, he was joined in holy matri- mony to Miss Agatha G. HAYS (young- est daughter of David and Anna MCCUTCHEON HAYS), of Newburgh-on- the-Hudson, a lady with charming manners and of high literary attain- ments, having been for several years a successful journalist in New York City and a contributor to the leading metropolitan newspapers. Mr. And Mrs. WHITNEY have made their home in Newburgh-on-the-Hudson, N. Y., for the past two years. 4132. GEORGE K. WHITNEY (Moses, Hananiah, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. July 14, 1826 m. at Stoneham, Mar. 7, 1852, Frances Maria GREEN; b. Stoneham, Mass., May 25, 1832; d. there Feb. 21, 1854; m. 2d, Aug. 23, 1857, Susanna CLENDENIN; b. Derry, N.H., May 14, 1833; d. there Feb. 15, 1881; res. 515 Lowell St., Lawrence, Mass. 7386. i. FANNIE, b. Feb. 12, 1854; m. Mar. 19, 1890, at Lynn, Alonzo Trafton ALLEN; b. Alfred, Me., Oct. 24, 1853; res. s.p. 14 How St., Haverhill. 7387. ii. CARRIE VIOLA, b. May 8, 1859; m. Sept. 26, 1882, in Lawrence, Philip James HEAD, b. Derry, N.H., June 10, 1859. Ch.: Geo. W., b. July 26, 1885; d. June 7, 1888; Arthur Whitney, b. Nov. 22, 1888; res. 515 Lowell St., Lawrence. 4136. JOHN MILTON WHITNEY (Hananiah, Hananiah, Samuel, William, Nathan- iel, John, John), b. Winchendon, Mass., Sept. 21, 1824; m. at Ashburnham, Jan. 3, 1849, Mary Leavitt BEALES; b. Nov. 21, 1827; d. May 14, 1883. He was born in Winchendon, Mass., and for many years was a conductor on the Boston & Albany R.R. He went to Mt. Dora, Fla., for his health and died there. Mr. WHITNEY was a perfect gentleman, of genial disposition, tender in heart, full of sympathy toward others in trouble, and in Christian deportment and character always

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