Family:Whitney, George Clay (1844-1904)
George Clay7 Whitney (Samuel6, Isaac5, Jason4, Mark3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Ann (Stroup) Whitney, was born 13 Jul 1844 and died 14 Nov 1904. He was buried in Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.
He married, 17 Jun 1877, Martha A. Fries. She was born 2 Feb 1858, MI, and died 19 Jun 1941. She was buried in Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI.
He served in the late war in a Michigan regiment. Is a farmer; 3 ch.; resided Mount Clemens, MI.
Sergeant, Co. G, 11th Michigan Infantry.
Children of George Clay and Martha A. (Fries) Whitney:
i. Floyd Stanley Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1878, Macomb, MI; m. 19 Feb 1902, Detroit, MI, Orra C. Rowley, dau. of Edwin and Sarah (Brooks) Rowley; moved to St. Johns Co., FL. ii. Virdie Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1884, Macomb, MI; d. aft. 1940; m. 9 Sep 1902, Mt. Clemens, MI, Charles Chapman. iii. Grace E. Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1888, Mt. Clemens, MI; d. 6 Mar 1979; bur. Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI; m. Arthur Isaac Rosso, b. 1 Jun 1887, d. 2 Feb 1947, bur. Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton, MI;
George C. WITNEY 35 Self M M W MI Farmer NY NY Martha A. WITNEY 22 Wife F M W MI Keeping House NY NY Floyd S. WITNEY 2 Son M S W MI MI MI
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 421.