Family:Whitney, George L. (1821-1881)

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George L.8 Whitney (Amos Kimball7, Charles6, Aaron5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Amos Kimball7 and Anna (Leonard) Whitney, was born about 2 Dec 1821, Warwick, MA, and died 9 Apr 1881, Warwick, MA, aged 59 years 4 months 7 days, of amputation of leg by falling of tree.[1]

He married, 5 Apr 1860, Warwick, MA, also recorded Brattleboro, VT, Martha A. (Elmore)(Tower) Nevens, of Hinsdale, NH,[2] daughter of Elijah and Patty (Orvis) Elmore. She was born about Aug 1825, Hinsdale, NH, and died 16 Jun 1897, Richmond, NH, aged 71 years 10 months, of chronic gastritis,[3] when her husband is described as "married" at death, but not found in 1900 census. She had married firstly, about 1841, Benjamin Tower. She had married secondly, 16 Mar 1859, Windsor, VT, Eben Nevins. She married fourthly, 6 Dec 1893, Richmond, NH, Reuben H. Combs.[4]

Children of George L.8 and Martha A. (Elmore)(Tower)(Nevens) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

57 57 George L. Whitney 33 M - Farmer Mass. Arathusa Whitney 40 F - Mass. Dudley O. Whitney 29 M - Mass. Idiotic Charles W. Bills 8 M - Mass.

883 882 George L. Whitney 38 M - Farmer $2000 $400 Massachusetts Martha " 36 F - New Hampshire Althusa " 45 F - Massachusetts Dudley O. " 34 M - Farmer " Charles Bill 14 M - " Joseph Tower 7 M - "

6 6 Arathusa Whitney 49 F W Mass. S Housekeeper - - - - - Dudley O. Whitney 39 M " " S Farmer - - 1 1 - 7 George L. Whitney 43 M " " M Farmer - - 1 1 - Martha A. Whitney 40 F " N.H. M Housewife - - - - - Joseph H. Tower 12 M " " - - - - - -

67 74 Whitney, George 48 M W Farm Laborer $200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 Martha A. 45 F W Keeping House New Hampshire 75 Elmer, Hial 40 M W Works in Boot Factory $200 " Male citizen over 21 Hannah M. 21 F W Keeping House Mass. Frank H. 1 M W At Home "

George L. WHITNEY 58 Self M M W MA Works At Day Labor MA MA Martha A. WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W NH House Keeping NH VT Franklin WHITNEY 71 Oth M W W MA Cabinet Maker MA MA

George L.8 Whitney and Franklin8 Whitney were only distantly related through their Whitney lines.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 328, page 340.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 135, page 287.

3.^  New Hampshire, Death Records, 1654-1947, at FamilySearch.org.

4.^  "Martha A. Whitney (b. 1826) & Reuben H. Combs, m. 6 Dec 1893, Richmond, Cheshire Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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