Family:Whitney, George M. (1837-1889)

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George M. Whitney (Alva L., Samuel, Elijah), son of Alva L. and Marinda (Hartwell) Whitney, was born 19 Feb 1837, NY, and died 19 Mar 1889, Mason City, IA.

He married, 27 Sep 1860, Mason City, IA, Adeline Brentner, daughter of George and Julia Ann (Printz) Brentner. She was born, 22 Apr 1838, Rockford, IL, and died 20 Oct 1915, Forest City, IA. They were divorced after 1880. She married secondly, 11 Dec 1884, Mason City, IA, Charles W. Murray.

Children of George M. and Adeline (Brentner) Whitney:

i. Clark Whitney, b. ca. 1862, IA; d. 9 Feb 1951, Hubbard, IA; m. 10 Nov 1879, Mason City, IA, Emma Anna Van Patter.
ii. Walter W. Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1863, Mason City, IA; d. 14 Sep 1945, Mason City, IA; m. 29 Sep 1888, Mason City, IA, Belle Turnbull.
iii. Bell Whitney, b. May 1866, Mason City, IA; not in family in 1880; d. 1 Jun 1937, Los Angeles, CA; m. ca. 1889, Gilbert S. Gilbertson.
iv. Vie Whitney, b. ca. 1867, Mason City, IA; m. 12 Jun 1885, Mason City, IA, Peter Kreider.
v. Ardelia Whitney, b. ca. 1869, IA; not in family in 1880; possibly the same as Della below.
vi. Della Whitney, b. ca. 1871, IA; possibly the same as Ardelia above; d. after 1885.

Census

152 164 Whitney, Geo. 33 M W Blacksmith $4000 $1500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Adeline 31 F " Keeping house Illinois Father foreign born -----, Clark 8 M " At home Iowa -----, Walter 7 M " " Iowa -----, Bell 5 F " " Iowa -----, Vie 3 F " " Iowa -----, Ardelia 1 F " " Iowa Eames, A. P. 42 M " Farmer $2500 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21

George WHITNEY 44 Self M M W NY Blacksmith NY NY Adaline WHITNEY 41 Wife F M W IL Housekeeping OH OH Walter WHITNEY 17 Son M S W IA NY IL Vie WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W IA NY IL Della WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W IA NY IL

Clark WHITNY 21 Self M M W IA Farmer NY IL Emma WHITNY 21 Wife F M W IA Keeping House CAN IL

2376 Whitney, George Male 44 2377 " Adeline Female 44 2378 " Walter Male 17 2379 " Vie Female 12 2380 " Della " 9

  • 1885 State Census, Mason City, Cerro Gordo Co., IA:

Charles W. Murray M 33 Adaline Murray F 44 Della Whitney F 15

-- 89 Whitney, Clark 33 M W m Cerrogordo Co. Farmer Friends Military, Voter " Emma 35 F W m Grundy Co. Keeping H. " " Guy 14 M W s Cerrogordo Co. - " Emry 9 M W s Dakota - " Vern 6 F W s Hardin Co. Ia. - " Lee 1 M W s " " " -

276 285 Whitney, Clark Head W M Jul 1861 39 mar 20 Iowa New York Illinois Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Emma Wife W F Mar 1859 41 mar 20 6ch 5liv Iowa Iowa Iowa -----, Guy Son W M Aug 1880 19 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa -----, Emery Son W M Jun 1886 13 sgl South Dakota Iowa Iowa At school -----, Verna Dau W F Oct 1890 9 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa At school -----, Lee Son W M Jun 1893 6 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa At school -----, Iva Dau W F Mar 1895 5 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa At school

References

  • Census records.

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