Our Pioneer Families: Family Genealogy for Whitney (Watertown, Mass/Maine), Groathouse, and Lignitz (Germany, Kansas, Nebraska) Families


Title: Our Pioneer Families: Genealogies of Whitney, Groathouse [Grothouse] and Lignitz

Author: Vivian Gail Morrow Wade

Description: Blue-gray cloth boards with gilt and silver lettering. Light rubbing at extremities; minor splitting to cloth near top of front hinge. There are a few penciled additions to the text, otherwise the interior is clean and unmarked. 263 pages.

Detailed genealogies, including charts, narratives, reproductions of photographs, newspaper clippings, documents, etc., of the:

a) Whitney family, with the modern branch descending from John Whitney (1589-1673) and his wife Elinor of Watertown, Massachusetts Colony, of whom many resided in Maine).

b) Lignitz family: Wilhelm Von Lignitz (d. 1879) of Torgelow, Germany, and his wife Christliebe Moschall, their children including Wilhelm/William, and descendants in the region of Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma.

c) Groathouse/Grothouse family: John Groathouse (1815-1892) of Germany and Nebraska, his wife Ellen/Ella Almith, and their descendants in Nebraska and Haddam, Kansas.

This volume, researched and written by Vivian Gail Morrow Wade (1937-1998), traces her ancestry through her mother's line.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: privately printed
Place: Salem, Oregon
Year: 1986

Keywords: genealogy, Whitney family, Watertown, Massachusetts, Maine, Fairbury, Nebraska, Haddam, Kansas,

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