Family:Whitney, George Shepard (1829-1894)
George Shepard7 Whitney (Ambrose6, Henry5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ambrose6 and Nancy (-----) Whitney, was born 26 Jul 1829, Chesterville, ME, and died 1894, Campton, Grafton Co., NH.
He married firstly, 16 Nov 1853, Lowell, MA, Susan F. Bagley, daughter of Elijah and June (-----) Bagley. She was born about 1833, Thornton, NH, and died before 1869.
George married secondly, 27 Jun 1869, Campton, NH, Laura J. Glover, daughter of Lorenzo and Lavinia W. (-----) Glover. She was born about 1847, NH, and died after 1880.
George was a veteran of the Mexican War, and received a pension from the U.S. government.
Children of George Shepard7 and Susan F. (-----) Whitney:
i. Charles A. Whitney, b. Apr 1855, prob. Thornton, NH; m. Annie Hester Glines. ii. Clara I. Whitney, b. ca. 1859, prob. Thornton, NH. Not found in 1870 or 1880 census.
Child of George Shepard7 and Laura (Glover) Whitney:
iii. Alice G. Whitney, b. ca. 1877, Campton, NH; m. 5 May 1897, Thornton, NH, William H. Avery.
421 382 George S. Whitney 31 M - Shoemaker $180 $100 Maine Susan F. Whitney 27 F - N.H. Charles A. Whitney 5 M - " Clara J. Whitney 1 F - "
103 100 Glover, Lorenzo 49 M W Blacksmith $500 $300 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lavinia W. 49 F W Keeping House N.H. Whitney, George S. 40 M W Shoe Maker Maine Married in Jun, Male citizen over 21 -----, Laura J. 23 F W N.H. Married in Jun
- 1870, daughter Clara not found.
- 1880, Campton, Grafton Co., NH:
George S. WHITNEY 50 Self M M W MAINE Shoemaker MAINE MAINE Laura J WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W N. H. Keeping House N. H. N. H. Alice G. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W N. H. MAINE N. H.
- 1880, daughter Clara not found.
- The Mexican War Pension File of George Shepard Whitney; USS Independence, USMC; Invalid's Application #10675, Certificate #9995; National Archives Building, Washington, DC.
2.^ "Alice G. Whitney (b. 1877, Campton, NH, d. of George S. Whitney & Laura J. Hovier) & William H. Avery, m. 5 May 1897, Thornton, Grafton Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.