Family:Whitney, George Otis (1833-1872)

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George Otis8 Whitney (Dwelly7, Lemuel6, Josiah5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of Dwelly7 and Emily (Derby) Whitney, was born 10 Mar 1833, Ashburnham, MA,[1] and died 2 May 1872, Winchendon, MA, aged 29 years 1 month 22 days, of concussion by accident followed by disease of liver and right lung.[2]

He married, 25 May 1858, Fitchburg, MA, Caroline Emma Willard, daughter of George A. and Elvira (Hunt) Willard.[3] She was born 2 Sep 1837, New Ipswich, NH, and died 19 Nov 1912, Charlestown, NH. She married secondly 29 Dec 1881, Charlestown, NH, George W. Milliken,[4] of Charlestown, NH.

Mr. Whitney served in the civil war in the Fourth Massachusetts Heavy Artillery.

He died in Winchendon, MA; resided Pawtucket, RI.

Children of George Otis8 and Caroline E. (Willard) Whitney:

i. Melvin Augustus9 Whitney, b. 21 Mar 1859, Ashburnham, MA;[5] d. 28 May 1866, Ashburnham, MA, aged 7 years 2 months 7 days, of brain fever.[6]
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1861, Ashburnham, MA;[7] d. 3 Oct 1861, Ashburnham, MA.[8]
iii. George Lemuel Whitney, b. 7 Nov 1863, Ashburnham, MA;[9] m. Frances Amelia Horton.
iv. Nelson D. Whitney, b. ca. 1869, Winchendon, MA; d. 13 Sep 1925, Charlestown, NH; m. 27 Nov 1890, Charlestown, NH, Bessie Addie Cooley.[10]
v. Alice Mabel Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1872, Fitchburg or Winchendon, MA;[11] m. 28 May 1891, Charlestown, NH, Walter E. Dennis.[12]

Census

65 91 Luke Marble 30 M - Farmer $1400 Massachusetts Abigail " 23 F - " Joel P. " 2 M - " George Whitney 17 M - Sawing " Attended school Jonas Winship 52 M - Farmer " 92 Pitt Moore 62 M - Farmer $1300 " Esther " 50 F - "

269 291 Geo. O. Whitney 27 M - Saw Miller $200 Massachusetts Caroline P. " 22 F - " Melvin A. " 1 M - "

137 189 Marshall Wetherbee 47 M W Rindge, N.H. M Stable Keeper - - 1 1 - Marinda Wetherbee 46 F W Mason, " M - - - - - Sidney J. Wetherbee 14 M W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - Charles P. Wetherbee 12 M W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - Clara J. Wetherbee 10 F W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - Emma J. Wetherbee 8 F W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - William H. Wetherbee 6 M W Ashburnham, " S - - - - - 190 George O. Whitney 32 M W Ashburnham, " M Farmer - - 1 1 - Caroline E. Whitney 26 F W New Ipswich, N.H. M - - - - - Melvin E. Whitney 6 M W Ashburnham, Mass. S - - - - - George L. Whitney 1 M W Ashburnham, " S - - - - -

434 561 Whitney, George O. 36 M W Tub Turner $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Caroline E. 31 F W Keeping House N. Hampshire " George S. 6 M W Attends School " Attends school " Nelson D. 1 M W Mass.

Joseph W. WILKER 55 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Alvira Augustas WILKER 50 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA George B. WILKER 18 Son M S W MA Works On Farm MA MA Abbie M. WILKER 14 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Alice S. HARTWELL 27 Dau F M W MA House Work MA MA Abbie M. HARTWELL 3 GDau F S W MA MA MA Nelson D. WHITNEY 11 Neph M S W MA At School MA MA

  • 1880, George not found.

References

1.^  "George O. [Whitney], s. Dwelly and Emily, [born] March 10, 1833," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Ashburnham, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 387.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 119, page 155.

4.^  "Caroline E. Whitney (b. 1841, d. of George A. Willard & Elvira A. Hunt) & Geo. W. Milliken, m. 29 Dec 1881, Charlestown, Sullivan Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 125, page 145.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 194, page 166.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 143, page 138.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 149, page 197.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 161, page 132.

10.^  "Nelson D. Whitney (b. 1868, Winchendon, MA, s. of George O. Whitney & Carrie E. Willard) & Bessie A. Cooley, m. 27 Nov 1890, Charlestown, Sullivan Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 243, pages 248 and 341.

12.^  "Alice M. Whitney (b. 1872, d. of Caroline E. Willard) & Walter E. Dennis, m. 28 May 1891, Charlestown, Sullivan Co., NH," and "Alice Mabel Whitney (b. 1872, Winchendon, MA, d. of George O. Whitney & Caroline E. Willard) & Walter E. Dennis, m. 28 May 1891, Charlestown, Sullivan Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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