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The Whitney Family of Connecticut

by S. Whitney Phoenix
(New York: 1878)

Transcribed by Robert L. Ward.

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Seventh Generation.
Congregational, to Emily Melissa Price, who was born in Goshen, 12 Dec. 1831, dau. of Benjamin and Phebe Ann (Gross) Price. He dwelt in the cities of New York and Brooklyn for twenty years, and was living at New Brunswick, N. J., in June 1874.
2060 II. Milo Fowler Barber, b. in Torrington, Conn., 28 Aug. 1835; a dentist; enlisted at Torrington, 11 Aug. 1862, in Co. C, 19th Reg., Conn. Vol. Infantry; was discharged for disability, 18 Ap. 1864; and was living at New Brunswick, N. J., in 1868.

Chil. of Thaddeus Seymour and Laura (Rockwell) Whitney. 596

2061 I. John Newton Whitney, b. in Solon, now Taylor, N.Y., 25 Sept. 1833; a farmer; married, 4 Jan. 1860, in Gaines, N.Y., by Rev. J.C. Coit, pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Albion, N.Y., to Emily Morrison, who was born in London, England, 20 Feb. 1834, dau. of William and Ann (Viegelautius) Morrison.1 He dwelt in Portsmouth, Ohio, from 1860 to 1865; passed two years in Salem, Marion Co., Ill.; and then returned to Taylor, where he was living in 1874. 6479
2062 II. David Brainerd Whitney, b. in Solon, now Taylor, N.Y., 19 June 1837; a farmer; married, 3 May 1865, in Lincklaen, N.Y., by Rev. Charles Barstow, Congregational, to Frances Elvira Poole, born in Herburn, N.Y., 12 July 1843, dau. of Horace and Eliza Ann (Thurston) Poole, who afterward removed to Lincklaen. They dwelt in Taylor till 3 Feb. 1867, and then settled in Harison Valley, Penn., where they lived in Jan. 1876. He was town-clerk of Taylor in 1865. 6486
2063 III. Moses Merrill Whitney, b. in Solon, now Taylor, N.Y., 23 Oct. 1839; enlisted, 26 Set. 1861, as a private, in the 76th Reg. of Infantry, N.Y.S. Vol., and was discharged at Albany, N.Y., 5 Dec. 1864, having gained, by successive promotions, every grade to that of second lieutenant. While he belonged to the regiment, he took part in all of its battles, including Rappahannock Station, Gainesville, both battles of Bull Run, Fredericksburgh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburgh, Mine Run, Wilderness, Laurel Hill, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Cold Harbor, Tolopotomy, Petersburgh, and Weldon Railroad. He was captured at the second battle of Bull Run, remained in rebel hands for six weeks, and was then changed, and rejoined his regiment. At the battle of Weldon Railroad he was struck in the hip by a ball, which unfitted him for further service. His company presented him a sword, as a testimonial. In July
1 See note to No. 2041.
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