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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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shone out brilliant and positive. He d. Dec. 3, 1883, at Mt. Dora, Fla.; res. Spring- field, Mass. 7388. i. JOHN, d. infancy. 7389. ii. CHAS. L. B., b. Oct. 21, 1850; m. Lotte Jane BYAM. 4138. WILLIAM MELAS WHITNEY (Hananiah, Hananiah, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. May 15, 1826; m. at Keene, N.H., Sept. 12, 1850, Emeline COLE, of Westmoreland, N.H.: b. Sept. 1, 1830. He was born in Winchendon, Mass., and when four years of age moved to Lowell, Mass., with his parents and to Keene, N.H., in 1848; moved to Bellows Falls, Vt.,
1854; moved to Manchester, N.H., 1856; moved to Fitch- burg, Mass., 1857; moved to Needham, Mass., in 1865; moved to Santa Fe, N.M., 1878; returned to Needham, Mass., 1888, present residence. His business has been machinist, locomotive engineer, master mechanic and rail- road passenger conductor; not in business for past five years; res. Needham, Mass. 7390. i. WILLIE HENRY, b. Sept. 30, 1854; d. Jan. 27, 1878. 7391. ii. FRANK COLE, b. Sept. 25, 1856; res. Needham, Mass.; teller in Lincoln National Bank, Boston. 4147. JAMES DRAKE CATE WHITNEY (Silas S., Han- aniah, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Center Harbor, N. H., Mar. 28, 1838; m. Aug. 15, 1867, Alice Josephine JENNINGS; b. Jan. 9, 1842. He was born in Center Harbor, N.H. Came to Chi- cago with his father in Mar., 1855. Has been employed in various capacities and for different individuals during his life there. Went into the army as a private in 1861; came out a private in 1863. Was in the employ of the city in the capacity of assistant secretary of the board of public works, under Secre- tary A. W. TINKHAM, for some nine or ten years. Is now in the employ of the government, in the department of the interior, at the Indian supply warehouse in Chicago; res. 453 Belden Ave., Chicago, Ill.; s. p. 4149. WILLIAM W. WHITNEY (Silas S., Hananiah, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Mar. 18, 1845; m. July 11, 1867, ----- -----. He d. Nov. 17, 1892; Res. Chicago, Ill. 7392. i. LUCY MAY, b. -----; res. Dundee, Ill. 4150. FRANKLIN WHITNEY (Silas S., Hananiah, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Center Harbor, N.H., Mar. 22,1850; m. in Elgin, Ill., Sept. 13,1872, Jennie M. STEVENSON; b. Sept. 12, 1854. His life began in 1850, in Center Harbor, N.H.; moved to Pittsfield, N.H., about 1852; thence to Chicago, 1856. He lived in Evanston two years, then back to chi- cago, going to school. After short experiences during school vacations, and after- ward at Potter PALMER'S dry goods store as cash boy; GATES Match Mfg. Co.'s office. 91 So. Water St., making change-cashier; 15 years old then; in SIMPSON & HUGHES' dry goods store, Lake St., book-keeper in the grain registration office of the board of Nat.Bk., and then in the employ of BURLEY & TYRRELL, as cashier and credit man for seventeen and a half years, until his health failed, moving to Tacoma in 1889; res. Tacoma, Wash., 611 South I street. 7393. i. FRANKLIN STACY, b. Aug. 25, 1873. 7394. ii. LAURA EVELYN, b. Nov. 8, 1875. 7395. iii. WALTER KENNETH, b. Apr. 15, 1888. 7396. iv. EDITH AGNES, b. Dec. 19, 1886; d. Apr. 25, 1887. 4151. HENRY S. WHITNEY (Samuel A., Hananiah, Samuel, William, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Fitzwilliam, N.H., Sept. 28, 1849; m. at Winchendon, Dec. 26, 1874. Clymena P. FARROW, b. May 22,1852; res. Baldwinsville, Mass. 7397. i. HENRY M. , b. Jan. 24, 1876. 7398. ii. ERNEST J., b. Sept. 11, 1877. 7399. iii. VIVIAN B., b. Nov. 4, 1884. 7400. iv. EVERETT C., b. Aug. 1, 1891.
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