Family:Whitney, George Edward (1831-1909)

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George Edward8 Whitney (Smyrna7, Samuel6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Smyrna7 and Ruth7 (Whitney) Whitney, was born 1 Jun 1831, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 22 Aug 1909, Keene, NH. He was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH.[2]

He married firstly, 13 Mar 1853, Westminster, MA, Sarah J. Tolman "of Ashburnham", daughter of Calvin and Mary Whitney (Bowers) Tolman.[3] She was born 7 Mar 1830, Troy, NH, and died 29 Mar 1875, Westminster, MA, aged 45 years 22 days, of consumption, housekeeper, residing Keene, NH.[4] She was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH.[5]

He married secondly, 19 Jan 1876, Keene, NH, Lura Lind Nims,[6] daughter of John Taylor Gilman and Charlotte (Stone) Nims. She was born 6 Nov 1850, Keene or Roxbury, NH, and died 2 Apr 1917, Keene, NH. She was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH.[7]

They resided Keene, NH.

Children of George Edward8 and Sarah J. (Tolman) Whitney:

i. Frederick Waldo9 Whitney, b. 8 Aug 1854, Fitchburg, MA;[8] m.(1) Celia E. Smith; m.(2) Emma F. Estabrook.
ii. Emma Lucinda Whitney, b. 6 Aug 1856, Fitchburg, MA;[9] m.(1) 12 Nov 1872, Keene, NH, Clarence Augustus Leach;[10] m.(2) Marvin R. Lewis.
Ch.: Winnefred Charles; resided Rapid City, SD.
iii. Anna L. Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1859, Fitchburg, MA;[11] d. 24 Aug 1859, Fitchburg, MA, aged 6 months 14 days, of canker.[12] She was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH.[13]
iv. Ellen A. Whitney, b. 3 Aug 1860, Greenfield, MA;[14] d. 9 Sep 1860, Greenfield, MA, aged 1 month 7 days, of infantile debility.[15] She was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH.[16]
v. Julia Bertha Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1864, or Sep 1866; d. 11 Dec 1882. She was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH.[17]

Children of George Edward8 and Lura Lind (Nims) Whitney:

vi. Charlotte Ruth9 Whitney, b. 15 Jul 1878; resided Keene.
vii. Mary Belle Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1881; m. 12 Oct Keene, NH [recorded Lynn, MA], John Bertram Wright, b. ca. 1874, Lynn, MA, son of John S. and Harriet B. (Pingree) Wright.[18]
viii. Ida Nims Whitney, b. 31 Aug 1882, Keene, NH; d. 9 Oct 1922, Boston, MA; unmarried; res. Keene, NH. She was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH.[19]
ix. Ralph Edward Whitney, b. 20 Apr 1890, Keene, NH; d. 28 Nov 1966, Newton, MA; m. 4 Sep 1915, Keene, NH, Martha Dodge; resided Keene, NH, and Boston and Newton, MA. He was buried in Greenlawn Cemetery, Keene, NH.[20]

Notes

Mary Whitney (Bowers) Tolman was daughter of Joshua and Sarah7 (Whitney) Bowers, and granddaughter of both Joshua and Mary6 (Whitney) Bowers and John6 and Mary (Farnsworth) Whitney. She has three descents from John1 Whitney.

George Edward [Whitney], b. Westminster, Mass., June 5, 1831, s. Smyrna Whitney and Ruth Whitney (sic.), and Lura Lind Nims, b. Roxbury, N.H., Nov. 6, 1850, d. of Gilman Nims and Charlotte Stone, Children: Charlotte Ruth, b. July 15, 1878; Mary Belle, b. Mar. 13, 1881: Ida Nims, b. Aug. 31, 1882: Ralph Edward, b. Apr. 20, 1890.[21]

Census

293 376 Geo. E. Whitney 24 M - Chair Maker Mass. Sarah J. Whitney 25 F - New Hampshire Frederick W. Whitney 1 M - Mass.

504 589 Geo. E. Whitney 29 M - Laborer $150 Mass. Sarah " 30 F - N. Hamp. Fredk. W. " 5 M - Mass. Attended school Emma L. " 3 F - " Elisabeth W. Howard 32 F - " 590 Stillman Chamberlain 31 M - Carpenter Joiner $1600 $300 " Almira P. " 26 F - " Luthera Shaw 20 F - "

208 234 George Whitney 34 M - Massachusetts M Mechanic - - 1 1 - Sarah Whitney 35 F - New Hampshire M - - - - - Frederic W. Whitney 9 M - " - - - - - - Emma L. Whitney 8 F - " - - - - - - Julia B. Whitney 6m F - " - - - - - - Anna L. Temple 21 F - " S Housemaid - - - - -

42 42 Whitney, George E. 39 M W Paper maker $300 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah J. 39 F W Keeping house N.H. -----, Fred W. 15 M W At home N.H. Attended school -----, Emma L. 13 F W At home N.H. Attended school -----, Berta J. 5 F W At home N.H. Attended school

George E. WHITNEY 45 Self M M W MA Manufacturer Of Sash Blinds & Doors MA MA Luella L. WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W NH House Keeper NH NH Julia B. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Chalott R. WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W NH MA NH Emma L. LEACH 23 Dau F M W MA At Home MA MA Charles W. LEACH 3 GSon M S W NH MA MA

References

1.^  "George [Whitney], s. Smyrna and Ruth, [born] June 5, 1831," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #99907280, George E. Whitney.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 71, page 301.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 276, page 457. Also "Sarah J. [Whitney], w. George E., [died] Mar. 29, 1875, 45y.," according to Keene, New Hampshire, Vital Records.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #99907413, Sarah J. Whitney.

6.^  "George E. Whitney (b. 1832, Westminster, MA, s. of Smynna Whitney) & Lura L. Nims, m. 19 Jan 1876, Keene, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

7.^  Find A Grave memorial #99907507, Lura Louise Nims Whitney.

8.^  "Frederick Waldo [Whitney], s. George E. and Sarah J., [born] Aug. 8, 1854," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. 8, p. 97. Also "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 83, page 166.

9.^  "Emma Lucinda [Whitney], d. George E. and Sarah Jane, [born] Aug. 6, 1856," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97. Also "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 226.

10.^  "Emma Lucinda Whitney (b. 1856, Fitchburg, MA, d. of George Whitney & Sarah) & Clarence Augustus Leach, m. 12 Nov 1872, Keene, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

11.^  "Anna L. [Whitney], d. George E. and Sarah J. (Tolman), [born] Feb. 9, 1859," according to Fitchburg Vital Records, vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 125, page 171.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 131, page 111.

13.^  Find A Grave memorial #102420036, Anna L. Whitney.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 132, page 356.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 138, page 290.

16.^  Find A Grave memorial #99909517, Ellen A. Whitney.

17.^  Find A Grave memorial #99909447, J. Bertha Whitney.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 546, page 493.

19.^  Find A Grave memorial #99909397, Ida Nims Whitney.

20.^  Find A Grave memorial #95378939, Ralph Edward Whitney.

21.^  Keene, New Hampshire, Vital Records.


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