Josiah Whitney

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Born in NY, New Hampshire, USA on 1799. Josiah married Nancy Ann and had 7 children. He passed away on 1863 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Whitney"

English: habitational name from a place in Herefordshire, the etymology of which is uncertain. The second element is Old English eg ‘island’, ‘piece of higher ground in a low-lying area’; the first appears to be hwitan, which is either the genitive singular of an Old English byname Hwita (meaning ‘white’), or the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of the adjective hwit ‘white’.

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