Family:Whitney, George Washington (1809-1886)

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George Washington7 Whitney (John Smith6, Thomas5, Thomas4, Eleazer3, Thomas2, John1), son of John Smith6 and Susanna (Knowlton) Whitney, was born about Oct 1809, Petersham, MA, and died 25 Jul 1886, Dana, MA, aged 76 years 9 months, of black gangrene, farmer, s. of John F. (b. Westboro) and Susanna (b. Shrewsbury).[1]

He married, 26 Mar 1833, Dana, MA, Prudence Stone,[2] daughter of John B. and Olive (-----) Stone, and named after her maternal grandmother Prudence (Bassett) Stone. She was born about 1813, Dana, MA, and died 21 Apr 1885, Dana, MA, aged 72 years, of Bright's disease.[3]

He resided Dana, MA.

Children of George Washington7 and Prudence (Stone) Whitney:

i. Artemas Henry8 Whitney, b. 29 Jul 1833, Dana, MA; m. 13 Sep 1858, Belchertown, MA, Jerusha S. Percival.
ii. Delphia Adaline Whitney, b. ca. 18 Mar 1835, MA; d. 22 Sep 1867, Dana, MA, aged 32 years 6 months 4 days, of typhoid fever;[4] m. 3 Jul 1852, Greenwich, MA, Dwight H. Stone, both of Dana.[5]
iii. Mary Elisabeth Whitney, b. ca. 1837, MA; "of Dana" m. 12 Dec 1853, Greenwich, MA, William Stone, of Greenwich.[6]
iv. Ursula Prudence Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1839, Dana, MA; d. 19 Apr 1892, Dana, MA; m. 4 Feb 1861, Dana, MA, William Stone, b. ca. 1826, Greenwich, MA, son of William and Elvira (-----) Stone.[7]
v. George M. Whitney, b. ca. 1 Jul 1843, Dana, MA; d. 25 Aug 1863, Dana, MA, aged 20 years 1 month 24 days, of consumption, soldier.[8]
vi. Catherine W. Whitney, b. ca. Jul 1845, prob. Dana, MA; d. 18 Aug 1848, Dana, MA, aged 3 years 2 months.[9]
vii. John Franklin Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1847, Dana, MA;[10] m. 9 Jun 1875, Dana, MA, Abba Thompson.
viii. Edward H. Whitney, b. 6 Apr 1851, Dana, MA;[11] "Edward W." d. 20 Jul 1867, Dana, MA, aged 16 years 3 months 15 days, of typhoid fever.[12]
ix. Susannah M. Whitney, b. 15 Jan 1854, Dana, MA; "Susan M." m. 4 Apr 1873, Dana, MA, J. Henry Stevens, both of Dana, b. ca. 1850, Dana, MA, son of James and Martha (-----) Stevens.[13]
x. Effie Genett/Jenett Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1855, Dana, MA;[14] d. 30 Jul 1859, Dana, MA, aged 2 years 10 months 23 days, of scarlet fever.[15]

Census

  • 1840, Dana, Worcester Co., MA: Washington Whitney, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 5-9, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 5-9, and 2 females 0-4.
  • 1850, Dana, Worcester Co., MA:

44 56 George W. Whitney 40 M - Farmer $75 Mass. Prudence " 37 F - " Artemas H. " 16 M - Farmer " Attended school Delphia " 15 F - " Attended school Mary E. " 13 F - " Attended school Prudence U. " 10 F - " Attended school George M. " 7 M - " Attended school John F. " 1 M - "

7 7 George W. Whitney 45 M - Farmer Mass. Prudence Whitney 42 F - Mass. Artemas H. Whitney 21 M - Laborer Mass. Ursula P. Whitney 15 F - Mass. George M. Whitney 12 M - Mass. John F. Whitney 6 M - Mass. Edward H. Whitney 4 M - Mass. Susan M. Whitney 1 F - Mass.

983 1127 George W. Whiting [sic] 50 M - Laborer $200 $150 Mass. Prudence " 47 F - " Ursula P. " 20 F - Palm Leaf Weaver " Susannah M. " 6 F - " Franklin J. " 11 M - " Edward H. " 9 M - " William Stone 37 M - Laborer $100 " Rinaldo W. " 5 M - " Mary E. " 3 F - "

114 128 George W. Whitney 54 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Prudence Whitney 51 F - Massachusetts M - - - - - Edward H. Whitney 14 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Susan M. Whitney 11 F - Massachusetts S - - - - -

12 12 Whitney, George W. 60 M W Farmer $1300 $650 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Prudance 59 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, John F. 21 M W Works on Farm Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan M. 16 F W At School Mass.

76 90 Whitney, George W. W M 70 mar Farmer N.H. N.H. Vermont -------, Prudence W F 67 Wife mar Keeps house Mass. Mass. Mass. 91 Whitney, Frank J. W M 31 mar Tanner Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Abbie W F 22 Wife mar Keeps house Mass. Mass. Mass. 92 Whitney, Artemas H. W M 47 mar Laborer Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Jerusha L. W F 48 Wife mar Keeps house Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, George H. W M 18 Son sgl Laborer Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, William G. W M 15 Son sgl Laborer Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Lillie E. W F 13 Dau sgl At school Attended school Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Harry A. W M 9 Son sgl At school Mass. Mass. Mass.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 375, page 393.

2.^  "George W. [Whitney] and Prudence Stone, [married] Mar. 26, 1833," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Dana, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1925).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 366, page 394.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 204, page 212.

5.^  "Adaline [Whitney], and Dwight H. Stone, m[arried] 3 Jul 1852," according to Greenwich, Massachusetts, Vital Records, as extracted in the L.D.S. International Genealogical Index. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 61, page 10.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 70, page 17-1/2. Also "Mary Elisabeth [Whitney], and William Stone, m. 13 Dec 1853," according to Greenwich, Massachusetts, Vital Records, as extracted in the L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 146, page 153.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 167, page 215.

9.^  "Catherine W. [Whitney], d. of G. W. and Prudence, [died] Aug. 18, ____, a. 3y., [Aug. 18, 1848, a. 3y. 2m. G.R.1.]," according to Dana Vital Records.

10.^  "John Franklin, s. of Washington W. and Prudence, Oct. 29, 1847," according to Dana Vital Records.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 53, page 147.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 204, page 212.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 255, page 254.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 98, page 220.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 131, page 107 and 1860 Mortality Schedule.


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