Family:Whitney, George Lafayette (1825-a1880)

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George Lafayette7 Whitney (Peter6, Peter5, Josiah4, Josiah3, [prob.] Benjamin2, John1), son of Peter6 and Sybil (Ainsworth) Whitney, was born 17 Aug 1825, Tunbridge, VT, and died after 1880.

He married, 29 Oct 1851, Lowell, MA, Caroline Jane Goss, daughter of A. and Achsah (-----) Goss.[1] She was born 30 Jan 1831, Henniker, NH, and died after 1880.

He resided Concord, NH, corner of Washington and Spring Streets.

Children of George Lafayette7 and Caroline Jane (Goss) Whitney:

i. Etta Maria8 Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1854.
ii. Grace Ruth Whitney, b. 8 Oct 1857.
iii. Charles Horace Whitney, b. 6 Apr 1860.
iv. George Whitney, b. 11 Aug 1862; d. 4 Sep 1862.
v. Edward Annias Whitney, b. 19 Feb 1864; m. Josephine Wright.
vi. Arthur Enoch Whitney, b. 5 Jul 1868; d. 21 Jun 1869, Concord, NH of hydrocephalus.[2]
vii. Herbert Dean Whitney, b. 24 Apr 1871, Concord, NH;[3] m. Jennie Storrs.

Census

1331 1483 William Wilson 47 M - None N.H. Ruth " 51 F - Vt. Ruth " 29 F - " William " Jr. 27 M - Dresser $500 " Amanda " 25 F - " Thomas " 19 M - " Sarah E. " 24 F - Mass. Frances M. " 5 F - N.H. Elba A. " 1/12 M - Vt. Chester Heath 25 M - " " George L. Whitney 24 M - Machinist $1000 " Ira A. Bowen 20 M - Clerk N.H.

546 531 George L. Whitney 35 M - Machinist $960 $300 Vt. Caroline J. 24 F - N.H. Elta M. 6 F - Do Attended school Grace R. 2 F - Do Charles H. 3/12 M - Do

371 432 Whitney, George L. 45 M W Works at R.R. Shop $2600 $300 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Caroline 39 F W Keeping house N.H. -----, Etta M. 15 F W Attending school N.H. Attended school -----, Grace R. 12 F W Attending school N.H. Attended school -----, Charles H. 9 M W Attending school N.H. Attended school Whitney, Edward A. 6 M W N.H. Attended school

George L. WHITNEY 54 Self M M W VT Carpenter VT VT Caroline J. WHITNEY 49 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Etta M. WHITNEY 25 Dau F S W NH At Home VT NH Grace R. WHITNEY 23 Dau F S W NH Cashier VT NH Edward A. WHITNEY 16 Son M S W NH Car Painter VT NH Herbert D. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W NH At School VT NH

  • 1880, son Charles not found.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 55, page 110..

2.^  1870 Mortality Schedule. [The record indicates aged 1 month, but is difficult to read]

3.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Birth Index.


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