Family:Whitney, George (1814-1858)

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George8 Whitney (William7, Silas6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of William7 and Lucy (Brooks) Whitney, was born 6 Apr 1814, Ashburnham, MA,[1], and died 5 Jun 1858, Somerville, MA, aged 44 years 3 months, of liver complaint.[2] He was buried in Fitchburg, MA.

He married, 24 Nov 1850, Boston, MA, Mary E. Wedge, of Boston,[3] daughter of Lothrop and Betsey (Merriam) Wedge. She was born 23 Mar 1828, Boston or Milford, MA, and died 7 Dec 1906, Medford, MA, aged 78 years 8 months 14 days, of aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation.[4]

He was a paper hanger.

Children of George8 and Mary E. (Wedge) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

1584 2470 Betsey Wedge 50 F - Mass. Mary E. " 22 " - do Oliver B. Lathrop 20 M - App. Music Printer do Charlotte S. Wedge 19 F - do Harriot L. " 17 " - do George Whitney 30 M - Paper Hanger do 2471 Chs. J. Berry 35 " - Pianoforte Manf. N. Brunswick Mary M. " 37 F - Nova Scotia James D. " 8 M - Mass. Attended school Matilda A. " 5 F - do Attended school George Andrews 19 M - Apprentice N. Brunswick

Oliver B. Lathrop was actually Oliver B. Wedge, Mary's brother; why he used the surname Lathrop is a mystery. Harriet L. Kendall was Harriet Leland (Wedge) Kendall, Mary's sister.

654 837 Mary E. Whitney 32 F - Pantmaker $850 Mass. Betsey Wedge 60 F - " Olive B. Lothrop 30 M - Music printer $750 "

"Olive" was actually Oliver B. Wedge, Mary's brother; why he used the surname Lothrop is a mystery. Betsey was Mary's mother.

255 322 John B. Kendall 37 M - Mass. M Grainer - - 1 1 - Harriet L. " 31 F - Mass. M - - - - - John L. " 5 M - Mass S - - - - - Mary " 65 F - N.H. W - - - - - 323 Oliver B. Lothrop 35 M - Mass. S Musick Printer - - 1 1 - Mary E. Whitney 37 F - Mass. W - - - - -

Oliver B. Lothrop was actually Oliver B. Wedge, Mary's brother; why he used the surname Lothrop is a mystery. Harriet L. Kendall was Harriet Leland (Wedge) Kendall, Mary's sister.

303 319 Kendall, John B. 42 M W Grainer $2500 -- Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet L. 36 F W Keeping House " -----, Mary 70 F W No employment N.H. Lothrop, Oliver B. 40 M W Music Composition Mass. Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Mary E. 42 F W No employment "

Oliver B. Lothrop was actually Oliver B. Wedge, Mary's brother; why he used the surname Lothrop is a mystery. Harriet L. Kendall was Harriet Leland (Wedge) Kendall, Mary's sister.

Mary E. WHITNEY 52 Self F W W MA Keeping House MA MA Harriet L. KENDALL 46 Sis F W W MA Tailoress MA --- Oliver B. LATHROP 50 Bro M D W MA MA MA

Oliver B. Lathrop was actually Oliver B. Wedge, Mary's brother; why he used the surname Lathrop is a mystery. Harriet L. Kendall was Harriet Leland (Wedge) Kendall, widow of John B. Kendall, and Mary's sister.

14 23 Batterman, Mary A. Head W F Apr 1835 65 wid 8ch 6liv Virginia Vermont Virginia Superintendant, Owns mortgaged house Whitney, Mary E. Inmt W F Mar 1829 71 wid 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Quincy, Oliva A. Inmt W F Mar 1832 68 wid 2ch 0liv New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Morse, Fanny F. Inmt W F Dec 1823 76 mar 42 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Poulin, Emily Inmt W F Apr 1822 78 wid 5ch 3liv France France France Immig. 1834 Bennett, Eliza A. Hskp W F Dec 1848 57 wid 2ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Housekeeper Flanders, Julia A. Inmt W F Mar 1828 72 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Ford, Mary K. Inmt W F Mar 1837 63 wid 0ch 0liv England England England Immig. 1873 De Broisse, Eulalie Inmt W F Jul 1825 74 wid 7ch 5liv France France France Immig. 1830 Cushing, Jane C. Inmt W F Jan 1822 78 wid 0ch Maine Sweden Maine Lyons, Mary A. Inmt W F Oct 1823 76 wid 3ch 0liv Massachusetts Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Bryant, Marshall H. Inmt W M Apr 1835 65 mar 27 Maine Maine Maine -----, Helen J. Inmt W F Aug 1829 70 mar 27 2ch 2liv Maine Massachusetts Massachusetts Blaisdell, Harriett A. Inmt W F Nov 1825 74 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Cutter, Mary A. Inmt W F Jul 1812 87 wid 6ch 1liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Immig. 1816 Gibson, Caroline I. Inmt W F Aug 1834 65 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New Hampshire Wolcott, Margaret A. Inmt W F Sep 1831 68 wid 3ch 0liv Canada Eng. Scotland Canada Eng. Immig. 1845 Wilson, Mary E. Inmt W F Mar 1821 79 sgl Canada Eng. Scotland Canada Eng. Immig. 1845 Roberts, Mary L. Inmt W F Sep 1839 60 sgl Wales Wales Wales Immig. 1886 Ross, Elizabeth Inmt W F Aug 1833 66 wid 5ch 0liv Scotland Scotland Scotland Immig. 1837 Larkin, Caleb Inmt W M Oct 1822 77 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Eldridge, Jane C. Inmt W F Apr 1815 85 mar 63 10ch 6liv Maine Massachusetts Massachusetts Lawrence, Lucy A. Inmt W F May 1829 71 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Hanson, Mary H. Inmt W F Oct 1845 54 wid 5ch 5liv England England England Immig. 1851 Beaman, Asemath Inmt W F Dec 1812 87 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Gay, Dorothy C. Inmt W F Jun 1830 69 wid 2ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine Williams, Phoebe Inmt W F Aug 1816 83 wid 2ch 0liv Canada New York Massachusetts Immig. 1827 Gallagher, Cecelia Inmt W F Sep 1836 63 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Immig. 1841 Turner, Joseph Inmt W M Aug 1812 87 wid Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Kendall, John H. Inmt W M May 1823 27 mar 48 England England England Immig. 1841 Penniman, William Inmt W M Jan 1829 71 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Lincoln, Levi R. Inmt W M Jun 1826 73 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Randall, John A. Inmt W M Oct 1827 72 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Freeman, Hiram T. Inmt W M Jul 1828 71 mar 48 Vermont Massachusetts Vermont Bell, Thomas Inmt W M Jan 1825 75 mar 27 Scotland Scotland Scotland Immig. 1847, Na. Wilson, Alexander Inmt W M Jul 1835 64 wid England England Scotland Immig. 1839, Na. Pond, Charles Inmt W M Mar 1840 60 sgl Massachusetts England England Hatch, Evylyn C. Inmt W F Jan 1828 72 wid New York New York New York Martin, George S. Jntr B M Feb 1872 28 sgl North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina Janitor Sutherland, John D. Nurs W M Jan 1868 32 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Nurse Good, Mary Srvt B F Jan 1881 19 sgl Virginia Virginia Tennessee Servant Heald, Nettie S. Nurs W F Mar 1854 46 mar 20 4ch 3liv Maine England Maine Nurse Perkins, Gilman A. Inmt W M May 1850 50 div Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "George [Whitney], s. William and Lucy, [born] April 6, 1814," according to Ashburnham Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 121, page 150, and volume 7, page 525 (amended).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 47, page 142. Also, L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 62, page 199.


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