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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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served until discharged June 13, 1865, in Co. F, 50th N.Y. Engineers. He d. May 9, 1889; res. Thompson, Pa. 9218. i. AMORETTE E., b. May 2, 1844; m. Mr. 24, 1861, Wm. Henry TRUAX; res. Thompson. Ch.: Lovell, b. Feb. 21, 1863; Lillian I., b. Nov. 6, 1864; Adelbert H., b. Feb. 11, 1867; d. Mar. 16, 1869; Myron C., b. Oct. 27, 1871; d. Feb. 1, 1875. 9219. ii. LEANDER B., b. Oct. 21, 1846; m. Jennie M. ROGERS. 9220. iii. ALONZO E., b. May 27, 1850; m. Della F. SIMPSON. 9221. iv. EMMA C., b. Aug. 15, 1856; m. July 3, 1881, Charles BRINK, b. Dec. 11, 1856; res. New Milford, Pa. Ch.: Edna M. K., b. Aug. 12, 1882; Archie, b. Nov. 23, 1885; Clyde, b. July 25, 1887; Cora E., b. Aug. 17, 1889. 9222. v. EVA M., b. Aug. 15, 1856; m. Nov. 18, 1877, Henry STAFFORD, b. Apr. 8, 1852; res. West Lawrence, N.Y. Ch.: May S., b. Dec. 12, 1878; John L., b. Apr. 19, 1882; Clayton, b. May 25, 1888. 7081. RUSSELL VELASCO WHITNEY (Torrey, Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John, John, John), b. Gibson, Pa., Jan. 29, 1832; m. Dec. 24, 1852, Melissa C. WHEATON, b. June 15, 1830. Russell Velasco WHITNEY is a farmer in Thompson, Pa. For some time he was in the grocery business with his son-in-law at Susquehanna, Pa. During the war was Sergt. In the 17th Penn. Cavalry; res. Thompson, Pa. 9223. i. ELLA A., b. Apr. 9, 1854; m. June 15, 1879, Edwin J. MATHEWS, b. Mar. 13, 1854. Is a marble dealer in Susquehanna, Pa.; is Supt. Of the M. E. Sunday school. Ch.: Ruth E., b. Mar. 15, 1884; Ina L., b. Sept. 24, 1889. 9224. ii. WILLIAM M., b. Oct. 21, 1855; m. Ida E. HAMLIN. 9225. iii. EDWIN S., b. Feb. 15, 1862; m. Emma E. LARRABEE. 7082. JOSEPH WINCHESTER WHITNEY (Stephen, Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Marlboro, Vt., Mar. 26, 1820; m. Feb. 22, 1847, Lucia HALLADAY, b. Mar. 20, 1822; d. June 30, 1880; res. Williamsville, Vt. 9226. i. STEPHEN VELASCO, b. July 10, 1849. 9227. ii. HELEN ADELLE, b. July 8, 1863; res. West Brattleboro, Vt. 7085. CARLEY PRESCOTT WHITNEY (Stephen, Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathan- iel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Marlboro, Vt., Sept. 9, 1834; m. Dec. 3, 1857, Olive Rosella MATHER, b. May 7, 1838, dau. of Cotton MATHER, Esq.; res. Marlboro, Vt. 9228. i. ANNETTE ESTELLE, b. June 6, 1863. 9229. ii. ERNEST MATHER, b. Dec. 11, 1870. 9230. iii. ROSSIE MATHER, b. May 15, 1866; d. Dec. 10, 1867. 9231. iv. MABEL SABRINA, b. Apr. 21, 1877; d. Sept. 6, 1883. 7092. DR. JOHN MORGAN WHITNEY (Moses A., Moses, Samuel, Samuel, Nathan- iel, Nathaniel, John, John), b. Marlboro, Vt., Oct. 1, 1835; m. in Oberlin, O., Aug. 5,

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1869, Mary Sophronia RICE, b. Nov. 29, 1837. John Morgan WHITNEY was born in Marlboro, Vt., Oct. 1, 1835, in the home of his grandfather. At two years of age he was taken by his parents to Strongsville, O., but on the death of his mother soon after their arrival, he was brought back to his uncle, Stephen WHITNEY, in Marlboro, where he remained two or three years. He then went to live with his father in Strongsville, O. After his father's second marriage his older brother, Locke, was brought from his uncle, William WHITNEY'S, in Rowe, Mass., and for the first time they knew each other as brothers. A few years of school and the father took his family to the new state of Illinois. The home was not far from the river DuPage; upon its meadows deer were then more plentiful than cattle, so that scarcely an hour in the day during the summer there could not be seen several; often thirty or forty were counted at a time. In the waters were found the most enticing fish that ever inveigled a boy from work. The first school of the three months was taught by the father. The next three months the following year was taught by a young man who sat with his cap on with a rod by his side long enough to reach the head of the farthermost boy, and when any one disturbed him in his reading "PAINE'S Age of

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