Family:Whitney, George W. (c1842-1895)
George W.8 Whitney (Nathan7, Nathan6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan7 and Ann Mary (Hensel) Whitney, was born about 1842, Washington Co., OH, and died 16 Mar 1895, Emporia, Lyon Co., KS.
He married, 1 Jul 1865, Franklin Co., KS, Rebecca Pownall. She was born Dec 1843, MO, and died 11 May 1906, Emporia, KS.
George was a Civil War veteran. He enrolled on 1 Mar 1864 in Company I of the 16th Regiment of Kansas Cavalry commanded by Captain Abraham Hyde. He was honorably discharged at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas on 28 Nov 1865. Both he and his widow received pensions from the U.S. government.
Known children of George W.8 and Rebecca (Pownall) Whitney:
i. Julia A.9 Whitney, b. Jul 1878, KS. ii. Mary Lula Whitney, b. 15 Mar 1880, KS.
2968 763 D. Whitney 38 M - Farmer Va. M. 24 F - O. J. 3 M - K.T. G. Whitney 17 M - Farmer $1000 -- Va. M. 36 F - $1000 $100 " M. 20 F - "
143 144 Whitney, George 25 M W Farmer $400 $600 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Rebecca 23 F W Keeping house Missouri Cannot write
George W. WHITMEY 38 Self M M W OH Farmer VA OH Rebecca WHITMEY 23 Wife M F W MO Keeping House VA VA Julia M. WHITMEY 2 Dau S F W KS OH MO Mary L. WHITMEY 2M Dau S F W KS OH MO
- 1900, Emporia, Lyon Co., KS:
Whitney, Rebecca Head W F -----, Julia Dau W F
Daughter Mary is not mentioned.
- Census records
- Civil War Pension File, George Whitney; Widow: Rebecca Whitney; Invalid Applic. # 375137 Cert. # 321500; Widow Applic. # 611540 Cert. # 444776; National Archives Building, Washington, DC.