Family:Whitney, George (1822-1880)

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George8 Whitney (Joseph Holden7, Joel6, Jonas5, David4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Joseph Holden7 and Betsey (Pratt) Whitney, was born 14 Oct 1822, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 7 Mar 1880, Phillipston or Westminster, MA, aged 57 years,[2] or aged 57 years 4 months 22 days, of heart disease.[3]

He married, 31 Mar 1846 [Pierce] or 23 Mar 1846, Westminster, MA, Aldice Adams,[4] daughter of George and Sally (-----) Adams. She was born 11 Apr 1828, and died 18 Feb 1881, Phillipston, MA, aged 52 years 10 months 7 days, of suicide by hanging.[5]

He resided Phillipston, MA.

Children of George8 and Aldice (Adams) Whitney:

i. Malcom Cowee9 Whitney, b. 28 Dec 1846, Westminster, MA;[6] d. 12 Aug 1849, Westminster, MA, aged 2 years 7 months 15 days, of dysentery.[7]
ii. Malcom Russell Whitney, b. 14 Jun 1851, Phillipston, MA;[8] m. Catherine Luella Wood.

Census

59 67 Joseph H. Whitney 50 M - Farmer $1000 Mass. Betsey " 49 F - " Eliza " 22 F - " Sarah " 21 F - " Lucy " 14 F - " Attended school 68 George Whitney 27 M - Farmer $1000 " Aletia " 22 F - " Mason Richardson 12 M - " Attended school

113 113 George Whitney 33 M - Farmer Mass. Aldice Whitney 27 F - " Malcomb R. Whitney 4 M - " Lucy Whitney 27 F - " Sarah A. Whitney 19 F - " Mason Richardson 16 M - Farmer "

530 699 Sarah M. Newton 51 F - $3000 $1700 Mass. Joseph H. Whitney 60 M - Farmer $2100 $900 " Betsey " 59 F - " George " 37 M - Farmer " Alice " 31 F - " Macol R. " 8 M - " Attended school Albert Pierce 14 M - " Attended school

64 76 Whitney, Joseph H. 70 M W Farmer $1750 $460 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Betsy 69 F W Keeping house " 65 77 Whitney, George 47 M W Farmer $1750 $460 " Male citizen over 21 -----, Aldice 42 F W Keeping house " -----, Malcolm R. 18 M W Works in Farm " Attended school

Aldice A. WHITNEY 52 Self F W W MASS Keep House MASS MASS Malcom R. WHITNEY 29 Son M S W MASS Farm Laborer MASS MASS Ellis E. LOWELL 17 Oth M S W MASS Farm Laborer MASS MASS

References

1.^  "George [Whitney], s. Capt. Joseph H. and Betsey, [born] Oct. 14, 1822," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 321, pages 417 amd 454.

3.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.

4.^  "George [Whitney] (farmer, s. Joseph H. and Betsy, a. 23) and Aldice Adams, Mar. 31, 1846," according to Westminster Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 19, page 203.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 330, pages 398 and 435.

6.^  "Malcom Cowee [Whitney], s. George and Aldace, [born] Dec. 28, 1846," according to Westminster Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 29, page 259.

7.^  "Malcolm C. [Whitney] [Cowee, G.S.2.], s. George and Aldice A., [died] Aug. 12, 1849, a. 2y. 7m. 15d. Dysentery.," according to Westminster Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 41, page 348.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 53, page 194.


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