Family:Whitney, George J. (1845-1873)

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George J.8 Whitney (Jason W.7, Joshua6, Joshua5, Joshua4, Joshua3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jason W.7 and Emily (Muzzy) Whitney, was born 22 May 1845, Medway, MA,[1] and died 30 Dec 1873, Brookfield, MA, aged 28 years 7 months 26 days, of typhoid fever.[2]

He married, 11 Nov 1862, Medway, MA, Carrie Maria Pond, daughter of Justin Eli and Polly Maria (Thurber) Pond.[3] She was born about 22 Sep 1844, Milford, MA, and died 9 Sep 1883, Medway, MA, aged 28 years 11 months 17 days, of Potts disease of spine.[4] She married secondly, 20 Sep 1876, Medway, MA, Clarence Adelbert Hixon.[5]

Children of George J.8 and Carrie M. (Pond) Whitney:

i. Laura G.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1863, Medway, MA; m. 28 Oct 1881, Holden, MA, or 27 Oct 1881, Worcester, MA, Joseph C. Vallandry, both of Worcester, b. ca. 1844, "on the sea", son of Alexander and Catherine (-----) Vallandry.[6]
ii. Henry Newman Whitney, b. 10 Nov 1867, Medway, MA;[7] "Harry" m.(1) 7 Sep 1892, Attleborough, MA, Mary J. O'Leary, b. ca. 1872, Taunton, dau. of John and Bridget (-----) O'Leary;[8] m.(2) 3 Jul 1909, North Attleborough, MA, Edith F. Hodde, b. ca. 1886, Attleborough, MA, dau. of John and Augusta (Bunker) Hodde.[9] Children:
a. George B.10 Whitney, b. ca. Oct 1892, Taunton, MA;[10] d. 1 Aug 1893, Medway, MA, aged 10 months, of cholera infantum.[11]
b. May Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1894, Norton, MA.[12]
c. Mary Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1895, North Attleborough, MA.[13]
d. Ellen Whitney, b. 15 May 1895, Wrentham, MA;[14] d. 15 Aug 1895, Wrentham, MA, aged 3 months, of marasmus.[15]
e. John J. Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1896, Wrentham, MA.[16]
d. Elizabeth Frances Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1910, North Attleborough, MA.[17]

Census

115 127 Whitney, George J. 25 M W Works for Boot Factory Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Caroline M. 26 F W Keeping house " -----, Laura G. 7 F W No occupation " Attended school -----, Harry N. 2 M W No occupation "

John R. HASELTINE 52 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Addie HASELTINE 50 Wife F M W ME Keeps House ME ME Harry WHITNEY 12 Oth M S W MA At School MA MA

  • 1880, Medway, Norfolk Co., MA, p. 22:

3 3 Hixon, Anson W M 66 ---- mar Laborer Mass. Mass. Connecticut Heart disease -----, Eliza C. W F 62 Wife mar Keeping house Mass. Mass. Vermont -----, Clarence A. W M 35 Son mar Works in boot factory Mass. Mass. Mass. -----, Laura W F 37 DiL mar House keeper Mass. Mass. Mass.

Apparently the census taker conflated the records. The name of the step-granddaughter Laura was combined with the data for the daughter-in-law Carrie.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "George J. [Whitney], s. Jason and Emily, [born] May 22, 1845," according to Medway Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 17, page 115.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 258, page 298.

3.^  "George J. [Whitney], son of Jason & Emily, and Pond, Carrie M., dau. of Justin E. & Maria, [married] 11 Nov 1862," according to Medway Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 154, page 241.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 347, page 268.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 281, page 221.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 327, pages 286 and 391.

7.^  "Henry Newman, son of George J. and Carrie (Pond), b. 10 Nov 1867," according to Medway Vital Records. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 197, page 302.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 424, page 130.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 586, page 322.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 437, page 525.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 439, page 281.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 430, page 277.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 449, page 605.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 455, page 568.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 458, page 615.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 590, page 372.


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