Family:Whitney, George H. (1830-1861)

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George H. Whitney (Frederick), son of Frederick and Margaret (-----) Whitney, was born about 12 Feb 1827, or about 1830, Boston, MA, and died 1 Jul 1861, Gettysburg, PA, aged 34 years 3 months 19 days.[1]

He "of Danvers" married, 7 May 1851, Lynn, MA, Mary Jane Gilman "of Lynn",[2] daughter of Daniel and Mary (Southwick) Gilman. She was born 8 Nov 1832, Lynn, MA, and died 4 Dec 1912, aged 80 years 27 days, of angina pectoris.[3] She was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton, MA.

At marriage, he was a cordwainer.

George served in Co. I, 12th MA Volunteer Infantry, and was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg.

Children of George H. and Mary Jane (Gilman) Whitney:

i. Mary Louisa Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1852, Danvers, MA;[4] d. after 1910; m. 16 May 1878, Somerville, MA, Irving E. Robinson.[5]
ii. George Augustus Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1853, Danvers, MA,[6] or Easton, MA, or Peabody, MA, or Boston, MA; m. Alice E. "Nellie C." "Ellen C." Robinson.
iii. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 5 Jan 1856, Easton, MA;[7] d. 25 Oct 1887, Stoughton, MA, aged 31 years 7 months 20 days, of consumption, brakeman, single;[8] m. 14 Jun 1876, Saugus, MA, or Stoughton, MA, Lizzie F. Dizer/Dyer, b. ca. 1856, Saugus, MA, dau. of Francis/Frank H. and Charlotte W. (-----) Dizer/Dyer;[9] no children. There may have been a divorce, since she m.(2) 6 Dec 1883, Saugus, MA, Edward L. Furber, b. ca. 1855, Boston, MA, son of Daniel S. and Jane H. (-----) Furber,[10] by whom she had six children.

Census

493 533 Jonathan Warren 51 M - Shoe and Leather Dealer $25000 Massachusetts Sarah G. " 49 F - Do Horace S. " 23 M - Farmer Do George W. " 18 M - Scholar Do Attended school John D. " 16 M - Do Do Attended school Sarah B. " 14 F - Do Attended school Hannah H. " 11 F - Do Attended school Catherine Mahan 25 F - Ireland George Whitney 21 M - Shoe Maker Massachusetts

676 668 George H. Whitney 25 M - Shoemaker Mass. Mary J. " 22 F - " Mary L. " 3 F - " George A. " 2 M - "

1690 2013 George H. Whitney 31 M - Shoe Foreman $150 Massachusetts Mary J. " 27 F - " Mary L. " 8 F - " Attended school George A. " 6 M - " Attended school Charles H. " 4 M - " Flora R. Bird 11 F - " Attended school

606 710 Mary J. Whitney 32 F - Massachusetts W Housework - - - - - Mary F. Whitney 12 F - Massachusetts - - - - - - George A. Whitney 11 M - Massachusetts - - - - - - Charles H. Whitney 9 M - Massachusetts - - - - - -

222 265 Whitney, Mary J. 35 F W Keeping House $125 Mass. -----, Mary L. 17 F W At Home " -----, George A. 16 M W do " -----, Charles H. 14 M W do " Attended school

Geo. A. WHITNEY 26 Self M W W MA Works In Boot Shop MA MA Mary J. WHITNEY 46 Moth F W W MA Keeping House ME MA Irving A. WHITNEY 1 Son M S W MA At Home MA MA

Chas. WHITNEY 30 Self M M W MA Brakeman MA MA Elizabeth WHITNEY 24 Wife F M W MA Shoe Factory MA MA Geo. CLAPP 29 Oth M M W MA Shoe Factory MA MA

Charles's age is off, but his occupation, his wife's name and age, and their residence, makes this identification very likely.

51 58 Mary J. Whitney widow of Whitney, George H. Private I 12 MA Vol Stoughton, MA Gunshot Killed at Gettysburg July 1 1863 Unable to find out dates of Enlist &c

170 211 Whitney, Mary J. Head W F Nov 1832 67 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Maine Massachusetts Rents house -----, Mary L. Dau W F Jun 1852 47 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shoe-stitcher -----, Irving A. GSon W M May 1879 21 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shoe-finisher O'Malley, Nellie Brdr W F Feb 1879 21 sgl England England England Shoe-finisher, Nat. 212 Bailey, William Head W M May 1854 45 mar 16 Maine Maine Maine Box toe maker, Rents house -----, Lucy J. Wife W F Jul 1854 45 mar 16 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Shoe-stitcher Pratt, Fannie R. Brdr W F Aug 1858 41 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

  • 1910, 47 Spring St., Brockton Ward 7, Norfolk Co., MA, p. 123/3A:

181 305 Whitney, Mary J. Head F W 78 Wd 3ch 1lv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts None, Rents house Robinson, Mary L. Dau F W 58 Wd 0ch 0lv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Stitcher Shoe factory Nelson, Susie Ldgr F W 18 Sgl Massachusetts Denmark Massachusetts Lining Shoe factory Corliss, Ralph Ldgr M W 25 Sgl Massachusetts Italy Italy Tailor tailor shop

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 175, page 280.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 54, page 176.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008; volume 1912/24 Death, page 177.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 63, page 161.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 299, page 162.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 72, page 158.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 96, page 86.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 383, page 317.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 280, page 275, and volume 281, page 239.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 343, page 373, volume 383, page 317.


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