Family:Whitney, George (c1822-a1888)

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George Whitney, son of George and Electa (Mesnard)[1] Whitney, was born circa 1822, NY, and died after 1888, possibly 1902 in Methodist nursing home, Bronx, NY. The George Whitney / Ella Wooten marriage "Return" #1166 has his mother's name as, "Elecha Maynard" (Is this a phonetic spelling of Electa Mesnard?). NOTE 13SEP16: The above 1902 death date and place is most-like incorrect. The death certificate has his birthplace as Massachusetts. Massachusetts George Whitney was b. the same year as the one of concern and also lived in NYC. The George of concern married, 17 Feb 1875, New York, NY, Ella (Edwards) Wooten.

Children of George and Ella (Edwards)(Wooten) Whitney:

i. Herbert Whitney, b. ca. 1877, NY.
ii. William Whitney, b. ca. 1879, NY.
iii. Ethel Frances Whitney, b. 1888, New York City, NY. She m. 1910, William Knapp Sterling. He was b. 1885, Wilton, CT.

Census

Geo. WHITNEY 58 Self M M W NY Varnisher NY NY Ella WHITNEY 35 Wife F M W PA NY NY William WHITNEY 5M Son M S W NY NY PA Herbert WHITNEY 3 Son M S W NY Ny PA --- Annie WOOTEN 14 Dau F S W PA Servant PA PA Joseph C. WOOTEN 9 Son M S W PA At School PA PA Ada M. WOOTEN 7 Othe F S W NY PA PA Elizth. NORTON 50 Othe F W W RI RI RI

References

1. ^  "Saturday, Apr 17, 1819. Wednesday eve last by Rev Dr Hilledolar, GEORGE WHITNEY to ELECTA MESNARD", Ancestry.com. New York, Marriage Newspaper Extracts, 1801-1880 (Barber Collection) [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: Barber, Gertrude A., comp. Marriages taken from the New York Evening Post. Volumes 1-7. n.p.: n.p., 1933-??, p. 18.



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