Family:Whitney, George (1801-a1880)

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George7 Whitney (Joseph6, Benjamin5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Joseph6 and Sally (Parks) Whitney, was born 2 Jan 1801, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died after 1880.

He married, 5 Mar 1823, Gardner, MA, Sophia Greenwood,[2] daughter of Alvan and Polley (Child) Greenwood. She was born 31 Aug 1807, Gardner, MA, and died after 1880.

He resided Boston, MA.

Children of George7 and Sophia (Greenwood) Whitney:

i. George O.8 Whitney, b. 1824; m. Abby T. Rich.
ii. Charles Whitney, b. 1826; d. Boston, young.
iii. William J. Whitney, b. 1828; resided California.
iv. Caroline S. Whitney, b. 1830, MA; m. 14 Feb 1850, Jersey Co., IL, Charles A. Knapp.
v. Charles Whitney, b. 1832; resided California.
vi. Joel Parker Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1835, MA (said 1834 by Pierce), or ca. 1836, Gardner, ME; m.(1) Frances Keith; m.(2) Lucy Ann Chadwick.
vii. Francis L. Whitney, b. ca. 1837, MA (said 1836 by Pierce); m.(1) before 1860, Malinda -----; m.(2) 3 Jul 1871, Lowell, MA, Clara J. Nichols, b. ca. 1850, NH, dau. of Charles and Eliza B. (-----) Nichols.[3]
viii. Edward P. Whitney, b. 1838; resided New Orleans, LA; not in family in 1850.
ix. Ellen M. Whitney, b. ca. 1841, LA (said 1840 by Pierce); resided New Orleans, LA.
x. Adelaide E. Whitney, b. ca. 1845, LA (said 1843 by Pierce); m. before 1880, C. E. A. Baxter; resided New Orleans, LA.
xi. James Greenwood Whitney, b. ca. 1847, LA (said 1846 by Pierce); m. Octavia S. Fernandez.
xii. Caroline Whitney, b. 1849; resided New Orleans, LA; not in family in 1850 or 1860; has same given name as an older sister.

Census

45 45 George Whitney 49 M - House Furnishing Mass. Sophia " 43 F - " Joel P. " 15 M - " Francis L. " 13 M - " Ellen M. " 9 F - Louisianna Adelaide " 5 F - " James " 3 M - "

586 922 George Whitney 51 M - Furniture Mass. Sophia Whitney 49 F - " Joel P. Whitney 20 M - Clerk " Francis L. Whitney 17 M - " " Ellen M. Whitney 14 F - " Adaliade Whitney 10 F - " James Whitney 7 M - " Margaret Maloney 23 F - Ireland Mary Driscoll 25 F - "

660 602 Geo. Whitney 59 M - Stock Raising $5000 $10000 Mass. Sofiah " 53 F - " Jas. G. " 13 M - La. Attended school Caroline S. Knapp 30 F - Mass. Edward " 9 M - Ill. Attended school Geo. A. " 7 M - " Adaline E. " 15 F - La. Attended school

662 604 Francis L. Whitney 23 M - Raising Stock $1500 Mass. Malinda " 20 F - Ky. R. N. Goodell 25 M - Labourer O. John Reed 40 M - Stock Herder Penn.

This is his son Francis.

13 12 Whitney, Francis L. 32 M W Farmer & Stock Raiser $30000 $20000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, John T. 31 M W Overseer of Farm Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucy 28 F W Keeping House Vermont -----, Gertrude 1/12 F W At Home California Born in May Anderson, Nicholas 38 M W Works on Farm Sweden Parents foreign born Hill, John O. 33 M W Works on Farm England Parents foreign born Ah, Jim 23 M C Works in House China Parents foreign born

This was his son Francis with a cousin, John T. Whitney, and the latter's wife and daughter.

George WHITNEY 79 Self M M W MA None MA MA Sophia G. WHITNEY 71 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA James G. WHITNEY 33 Son M M W LA None MA MA Octavia S. WHITNEY 22 DauL F M W SO. AMER SO. AMER SO. AMER Mable A. WHITNEY 5 GDau F S W CA LA SO. AMER Raymond WHITNEY 2 GSon M S W CA LA --- Sophie WHITNEY 1 GDau F S W CA LA SO. AMER C. E. A. BAXTER 33 SonL M M W NY Shipping Clerk NY NY Ada E. BAXTER 35 Dau F M W MA La MA --- Annie STIMPSON 50 Oth F W W IN Servant IN IN SING 33 Oth M S C CHINA Servant CHINA CHINA

  • 1880, sons William, Charles, Joel, Francis, and Edward not found.

References

1.^  "George [Whitney], s. of Joseph and Sally, [born] Jan. 2, 1801," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

2.^  "George [Whitney] and Sophia Greenwood, [married] March 5, 1823," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Gardner, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1907).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 236, page 206.


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