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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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8227. ii. LUCY MARIAN ABBIE, b. Mar. 22, 1868; m. Oct. 2, 1887, Edmund M. PURDY; res. Wilton, N. H. 8228. iii. ARTHUR MOSES, b. Nov. 22, 1870; d. Jan. 2, 1871. 5102. FREDERICK WHITNEY (Nathan, David, Samuel, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Townsend, Mass., Feb. 18, 1849; m. at Westboro, May 2, 1871, Susan Maria WARREN, b. Apr. 8, 1848. He is a carriage and sleigh manufacturer; res. Athol and Ayer, Mass.; s. p. 5104. HENRY AUSTIN WHITNEY (Joseph, Joseph, Samuel, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John ), b. Boston, Oct. 6, 1826; m. Mar. 3, 1852, Fanny LAWRENCE, b. Aug. 19, 1828; d. Jan. 28, 1883. A Boston paper published the following obituary: "President H. A. WHITNEY. Death of a noted financier and railroad operator. Henry A. WHITNEY, the banker and ex-president of the Boston & Providence railroad, died Feb. 21, 1889, at 6 o'clock at his residence, 261 Marlboro street. Mr. WHITNEY was born in this city in 1826, and after receiving a public school education entered early in life into a course of com- mercial training. Entering Harvard he was graduated in the class of 1846. He be- came a banker, and invested his capital in railroad shares. He was a large holder in the Boston & Providence railroad, and succeeded W. W. WOOLSEY as president of the corporation. Last summer the road was absorbed by the Old Colony system. Mr. WHITNEY was a very able man." He was a prominent member of the Massa- chusetts Historical Society, and has privately printed the following works: "A Brief Account of the Descendants of John and Eleanor WHITNEY," 1857; "Incidents in the Life of Samuel WHITNEY," 1860; "An Account of the First Settlers of Hing- ham;" he d. Feb. 21, 1889; res. Boston, Mass. 8229. i. HENRY LAWRENCE, b. Oct. 27, 1853; accidentally shot, d. Oct. 23, 1866. 8230. ii. JOSEPH CUTLER, b. Dec. 7, 1856; m. Georgianna HAYWARD. 8231. iii. ELLERTON PRATT, b. Aug. 21, 1858; res. Blue Hill, Mass. 8232. iv. ELIZABETH, b. Mar. 23, 1860; m. 1884, Dr. James Jackson MINOT; res. 188 Marlboro St., Boston. Ch.: George Richards, b. Dec. 2, 1885; James, b. Oct., 1891. He was b. Oct. 11, 1852, graduated at Harvard college, 1874, A. B.; Harvard college, 1878, M. D.; physician Carney Hosp.; physician to out-patients Mass. Gen.
Hosp. 8233. v. CONSTANCE, b. May 11, 1865; m. Sept. 11, 1890, Franz Edouard ZERRAHN; res. Blue Hill, Mass. Ch.: Con- stance, b. June 21, 1891. He was b. in Boston, 1857; studied architecture at the Boston Institute of Sociology; architect by profession. 8234. vi. HUGH, b. Sept. 7, 1870; res. Blue Hill, Mass. 5105. JOHN PERKINS WHITNEY (Thomas H., Ebenezer, Samuel, Ben- jamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. Nov. 30, 1854; m. Apr. 8, 1885, E. T. STEVENSON: res. -----. 8235. i. JOSEPHINE, b. Sept. 6, 1888. 5106. THOMAS HESTON WHITNEY (Thomas H., Ebenezer, Samuel, Benjamin, Thomas, Thomas, John), b. June 29, 1856; m. Jan., 1877, May OWEN; res. -----. 8236. i. GEO. PARMLEY, b. 8237. ii. THOMAS H., b. 8238. iii. HERBERT O., b. 5109. SAMUEL AUSTIN WHITNEY (Thomas H., Ebenezer, Samuel, Benjamin,
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