Family:Whitney, George Grandison (1820-a1880)

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George Grandison7 Whitney (Samuel Starfield6, Thomas5, James4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Samuel Starfield6 and Lois (Stewart) Whitney, was born 20 May 1820, New Canaan, CT, died 14 Jun 1884, New Canaan, CT, and was buried 16 Jun 1884, New Canaan, CT, aged 64 years.[1]

He married firstly, 1850, Bedford, NY, Elizabeth Ann Blanchard, daughter of John and Mary6 (Whitney) Blanchard, and granddaughter of Thomas5 and Jemima (Smellage) Whitney, and thus his first cousin. She was born Stamford, CT, and died 19 Jun 1858, New Canaan, CT, where she was buried in the Comstock and Weed Cemetery.

He married secondly, 2 Mar 1869, Poundridge, NY, Lucy Ann (Bartow) Parkiton, daughter of Stephen and Sally Maria (Clinton) Bartow, and widow of Leander Parkiton, of New Canaan. She was born 23 Jan 1826, New Canaan, CT, and died after Oct 1874.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a shoemaker . . . . They were living at New Canaan in Oct. 1874."

Children of George Grandison7 and Elizabeth Ann (Blanchard) Whitney, all born New Canaan, CT:

i. Franklin Pierce8 Whitney, b. 14 Apr 1852; a farmer; was living at New Canaan in Oct 1874, unmarried.
ii. Caroline Whitney, b. 17 Feb 1854; was living with her aunt, Mrs. Louisa (Blanchard) Lyon, at Stamford, CT, in Oct 1874, unmarried.
iii. Adeline Whitney, b. 4 Oct 1856; was adopted by Augustus and Hannah (Chichester) Tuttle, of New Canaan, a few days before her mother's death; and was living with them, at New Canaan, under the name of Elizabeth Tuttle, in Oct 1874.

George Grandison7 and Lucy Ann (Bartow)(Parkiton) Whitney had no children.

Census

94 101 Lewis Whitney 52 M - Ct. [sic: Lois, female] George " 30 M - Shoe M " Meranda " 20 M - do " Harriett " 13 F - " John Kameff 23 M - do "

892 944 Edward Sarles 55 M - Farmer $1600 $500 N.Y. Abigal " 50 F - N.Y. Eliza " 30 F - N.Y. Josephine " 15 F - N.Y. Attended school George Whitney 35 M - Shoe Maker Conn.

717 761 Thaddeus S. Fancher 71 M - Farmer $500 $250 N.Y. Louis " 64 F - N.Y. Adalaide Hossell 13 F - N.Y. Franklin P. Whitney 8 M - N.Y.

This was his son Franklin, living with his grandmother and her second husband.

491 553 Benjamin N. Lyon 38 M - Carriage Manfacturer $2000 $200 Connecticut Louisa 35 F - $200 Do Fanny 5 F - Do Emma 3 F - Do George W. 13 M - Do Attended school Caroline Whitney 6 F - Do Attended school

This was his daughter Caroline living with her aunt and uncle.

  • 1860, New Canaan, Fairfield Co., CT:

1221 1559 Samuel Brinkerhoff 28 M - Shoe Maker $1000 $150 N.Y. Harriet " 26 F - Conn. Albert " 3 M - " 1560 Agustus S. Tuttle 25 M - Carpenter $150 " Anna B. " 23 F - " Ida E. " 3 F - "

This was his daughter Adelia, alias Ida Elizabeth Tuttle.

488 532 Whitney, George 50 M W Shoe Maker Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucy 43 F W Keeping house Conn. 533 Herrens, John 36 M W Laborer Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate -----, Bridget 25 F W Keeping house Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate -----, Thomas 5 M W At home Conn. Parents foreign born -----, Michael 3 M W At home Conn. Parents foreign born -----, Margaret 65 F W No occupation Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate

  • 1870, New Canaan, Fairfield Co., CT:

169 186 Tuttle, Augustus 35 M W House Carpenter $3000 $300 Conn. Male citizen over 21 Hannah 33 F W Keeping house Conn. Ida E. 13 F W At school Conn. Attended school Julia A. 8 F W At school Conn. Attended school Jennie E. 4 F W At home Conn. Carrie L. 2 F W At home Conn. Roscoe, Eugene 19 M W Prentice to Carpenter Conn. Bell, Henry 18 M W Prentice to Carpenter Conn.

George G. WHITNEY 60 Self M M W CT Work For Shoe Manuf. NY CT Lucy A. WHITNEY 53 Wife F M W CT Keeping House NY CT Harriet E. PARKERTON 29 SDau F M W CT At Home CT CT Lillie M. PARKERTON 4 GDau F S W CT CT CT Lousa FANCHER 82 Moth F W W CT Keeping House CT CT

  • 1880, New Canaan, Fairfield Co., CT:

312 334 Tuttle, Augustus S. W M 45 ---- mar House Carpenter Conn. Conn. Conn. -----, Hannah B. W F 43 Wife mar Keeping house Conn. Conn. Conn. -----, Ida E. W F 23 Dau sgl Consumption Conn. Conn. Conn. -----, Julia A. W F 18 Dau sgl Work for Shirt Manfg. Conn. Conn. Conn. -----, Jennie E. W F 14 Dau sgl At School Conn. Conn. Conn. Attended school -----, Carrie L. W F 12 Dau sgl At School Conn. Conn. Conn. Attended school -----, Samuel H. W M 2 Son sgl Conn. Conn. Conn.

References

1.^  "George G. [Whitney], d. 14 Jun 1884; bd. 16 Jun 1884, ae 64," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, New Canaan Church 2:158.


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