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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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6232. COL. JOPHANUS HENDERSON WHITNEY (Abram H., James, Jacob, Benja- min, John, Benjamin, John), b. Avon, Me., Jan. 15, 1846; m. in Medford, Mass., Dec. 5, 1869, Martha Lydia Ann FLANDERS, b. July 15, 1848. After his father's decease he attended the common school until the civil war, when at the age of 16 he enlisted in Company C, 39th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, and served for a term of three years; wounded in left hip at battle of Five Forks April, 1865; the latter part of the term as color bearer of the said regi- ment. After his return to Medford he learned the trade of house painting; then went into the cigar manufacturing business in the city of Boston, still residing in Medford. While thus engaged in said business he became interested in the police business in Medford, and studied criminal law, and in 1876 was appointed to take charge of the police department in Medford, where he continued until 1887, when he was appointed a member of the detective department of the Massachusetts District Police by Governor AMES, where he is engaged at the present. Since his return from the civil war he has been connected with the militia of the state, holding a com- mission as field officer in the 5th regiment, and lately elected lieutenant-colonel; res. Medford, Mass. 8819. i. MARY EVELYN, b. Dec. 19, 1871; d. Dec. 24, 1872. 8820. ii. ORVILLE JOPHANUS, b. Dec. 31, 1874. 8821. iii. NANCY ISABEL, b. June 25, 1880. 6234. DR. CHARLES ALVANO WHITNEY (Benjamin, Christopher A., Jacob, Ben- jamin, John, Benjamin, John), b. Oct. 21, 1860; m. in Boston, Mass., Feb. 11, 1885, Belle ARMSTRONG, b. Sept. 27, 1861; res. Boston, Mass., 17 Hotel Pelham. 8822. i. LLOYD, b. Aug. 10, 1888. 6243. STEPHEN F. WHITNEY (Freeman, Enoch, Moses, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. Harrison, Me., May 15, 1821; m. there May 4, 1845, Catherine BROWN, b. Aug. 28, 1820. He is a farmer and veterinary surgeon; res. Harrison, Me. 8823. i. MARY, b. Apr. 10, 1846; d. infant. 8824. ii. IRENE I., b. June 10, 1847 d. June 23, 1865. 8825. iii. ANN E., b. July 11, 1849; m. May 25, 1880, George E. TARBOX, of Harrison. 8826. iv. FRANCES D., b. Feb. 19, 1851; m. Apr., 1872, Daniel WOODSUN, of H. 8827. v. CHARLES S., b. May 6, 1853; m. Anna RIDLON. 8828. vi. WM. H., b. May 12, 1855; m. Nellie WHITNEY. 8829. vii. STEPHEN H., b. Aug. 24, 1857; m. Hattie RODICK. 8830. viii. FRED A., b. Nov. 20, 1859; m. Mabel WHEELER. 8831. ix. KATE E., b. Oct. 20, 1861; m. Sept., 1882, Andrew J. RICKER, of Portland. 6244. JAMES G. WHITNEY (Freeman, Enoch, Moses, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. in Harrison, Dec. 20, 1822; m. Jan. 3, 1847, Betsey H. CARSLEY, b. Jan. 5, 1825; d. -----; res. Harrison, Me. 8832. i. CHARLES F., b. Oct. 10, 1847; m. and res. H. 8833. ii. HORACE K., b. Oct. 3, 1849; m. Jan. 12, 1885, Esther L. TARBOX, b. May 16, 1846; res. s. p. Olympia, Wash. 8834. iii. ELEAZER P., b. Feb. 15, 1851; m. Sept. 25, 1876, Mary E. DWYER, b. Jan. 22, 1841; res. s. p. Green River, Wash. 6245. EDWARD K. WHITNEY (Freeman, Enoch, Moses, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Benjamin, John), b. Harrison, Me., Sept. 9, 1824; m. there Oct. 29, 1848, Arvilla CASWELL, b. Aug. 9, 1827. He is one of the most successful farmers in Harrison, and one of the most progressive agriculturists there. He has engaged largely in stockraising, and fruit growing, and takes an active position in all agricultural, educational, political and religious movements; he is well informed on general topics, and is an honorable and highly respected citizen; res. Harrison, Me. 8835. i. EDWARD, b. Aug. 19, 1851; m. Mary Eliza STONE. 8836. ii. HARRISON, b. Oct. 15, 1858; unm.; is a physician; res. New Haven, Conn. 8837. iii. FAIRFIELD, b. Feb. 20, 1862; m. Aug. 4, 1891, Alma M. BRACKETT, b. Nov. 30, 1857. He is a teacher at the Greely Institute in Cumberland, Me. 8838. iv. MARY F., b. Apr. 28, 1866.

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