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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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7642. Dr. HERBERT BAKER WHITNEY (Francis A., Joseph, Jonas, Jonas, David, Benjamin, John, John), b. Leominster, Mass., Nov. 24, 1858; m. Mar 1, 1893, Belle BOARDMAN. Dr. WHITNEY was born in Leominster; lived there until age of sixteen, when he entered Harvard (academic), after preparation at the Leom. high school. Graduated from Harvard in class of 1877, at the age of twenty, and immediately entered the Harvard Med. school. After a four years' course, graduated M. D., "cum laude," was interne at the Boston City hospital for a year, and then went abroad, studying medicine two years in German hospitals and traveling during vacations in Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy. After returning to America began the practice of medicine in Boston. At the end of two years considered it advisable to come to Colorado in account of threatened lung difficulty (had just been appointed an instructor in Harvard Med. school). Went to Salida, Col., and after a "horseback practice" of a year and a half in that town, high up in the Rockies, he came to Denver, where he has since been in regular practice. Lectured for two years in the Denver uni- versity Med. school, and have also given several short courses of "emergency" lectures at the Colorado Chautauqua and elsewhere in Colorado. Is now prof. of children's diseases in the State University of Colorado, visiting physician to Arapahoe County hospital, and to St. Luke's hospital in Denver; res. Denver, Col., 10 Masonic Temple. 7643. FRANK JUDSON WHITNEY (Francis A., Joseph, Jonas, Jonas, David, Ben- jamin, John, John), b. Leominster, Mass., Oct. 11 1858; m. Oct. 11, 1882, Mary A. PORTER, of Leominster, Mass., b. Oct. 4, 1858. He is a member of the firm of Whitney- Blake Book & Drug Co., incorporated; res. Boulder, Col. 9465. i. AUSTIN P., b. Aug. 28, 1886. 9466. ii. HAROLD F., b. Apr. 24, 1887; d. Apr. 24, 1891. 9467. iii. DONALD, b. Dec 16, 1889; d. Apr. 18, 1890. 9468. iv. Mary, b. July 24, 1892. 7653. GEORGE H. G. WHITNEY (George, Peter, Peter, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Jamaica Plains, Mass., May 22, 1835; m. June 15, 1870, in Brooklyn, N. Y., Lucinda Chapman COLLINS. He was a shipping merchant. He d. Jan. 9, 1890; res. Brooklyn, N. Y. 9469. i. CHANNING GRAY, b. Feb 23, 1874. He is a clerk in auditor's office of the N. Y. & N. E. R. R., and res. at 19 East River St. Hyde Park, Mass.; unm. 7655. EDWARD HERBERT WHITNEY (George, Peter, Peter, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Sept. 14, 1841; m. May 8, 1870, Annie M. FAIRBANKS; d. March 1878; m. 2d, July 26, 1881, Jennie P. ROBINSON, b. Texas. He was born in Quincy, Mass., and when fifteen years of age went to Cuba, where he resided for twenty years; of the firm of Geo. H. Gray & Danforth, of Boston. In 1875 his father-in-law, J. L. FAIRBANKS, importer of stationery and account book manu- facturer, died, and since then he has carried on the business; res. Newton Lower Falls, Mass.; P. O. Box 1473, Boston, Mass. 9470. i. RUSSELL, b. Feb. 11, 1871; d. Mar. 7, 1875. 9471. ii. EDITH, b. May 15, 1873; d. Sept. 1, 1873. 9472. iii. JOE F., b. Sept 22, 1874. 9473. iv. STANLEY GREY, b. June 22, 1876. 9474. v. PHILIP, b. Mar 5, 1878. 9475. vi. ELEALER CAROT, b. Apr. 22, 1882. 9476. vii. ALICE, b. Mar. 30, 1883; d. Sept. 11, 1883. 9477. viii. MARION, b. Apr. 9, 1885. 9478. ix. E. HERBERT, B. Apr. 8, 1889. 7659. WILLIAM LAMBERT WHITNEY, Jr., (William L., Abel, Peter, Aaron, Moses, Moses, Richard, John), b. Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 1, 1844; m. Nov. 12, 1872, at Mont- pelier, Vt., Alpha Matilda NUTT, b. July 27, 1848. He was nearly fitted for college when in Aug., 1862, he left school and enlisted for nine months in Co. E, 44th Mass. Infantry; served the term out in North Caro- lina, returning home in June, 1863. His parents refusing to allow him to re-enlist, he engaged with a wholesale dry goods house in Boston until they gave their consent to his accepting a commission as 2d lieutenant in the 34th Mass. Infantry, a colored regiment, commanded by Col. Robert G. SHAW. Commission was dated Dec 3, 1864. He went to South Carolina, joined the regiment and served with them until the regi-

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