Family:Whitney, George Quimby (1843-1925)

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George Quimby8 Whitney (Aaron7, Aaron6, Levi5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Aaron7 and Rebecca (Perkins) Whitney, was born 22 Apr 1843, Saccarappa, ME, and died 4 Aug 1925, Hartford, CT. He was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.[1]

He, of Hartford, CT, married firstly, 7 Nov 1865, Orange, MA, Hortense L. A. Johnson, daughter of Nathan L. and Olive (Atwood) Johnson.[2] She was born 12 Aug 1842, Orange, MA, and died 30 Dec 1866, North Orange, MA, aged 24 years 4 months 17 days, of consumption.[3] She was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.[4]

He married secondly, 27 Oct 1870, Hartford, CT, Isabelle Gaylord. She was born 14 Feb 1851, Torrington (then Wolcottville), CT, and died 6 Dec 1939, CT. She was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.[5]

George Q. went to Hartford when he was twelve years of age and has lived there since. He is a machinist by trade, and is employed by the Pratt & Whitney Company. He served in the late war; was slightly wounded at the battle of Antietam, and was later taken a prisoner of war, and remained about eight months in the Andersonville prison. He was discharged a short time before the close of the war, and he and Isabelle received a pension from the U.S. government for his service. He resided Hartford, CT, s.p.

Children of George Quimby8 and Hortense L. A. (Johnson) Whitney:

i. Harrie9 Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1866, Hartford, CT; d. 7 Aug 1867, Hartford, CT; bur. Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.[6]

Census

George Q. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W ME Machinist ME ME Belle WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W CT Keeps House CT MA

References

  • Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915; Ancestry.com
  • Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions, 1675-1934; Ancestry.com

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #81007908, George Quimby Whitney.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 180, page 304.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 202, page 253.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #81008247, Hortense L. Johnson Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #81007951, Isabelle Gaylord Whitney.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #81018882, Harrie Whitney.


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