Family:Whitney, George Washington (1813-1896)

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George Washington8 Whitney (Jonas Ward7, Abner6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Jonas Ward7 and Phebe (Rand) Whitney, was born 7 Mar 1813, Westminster, MA,[1] and died 8 Jul 1896, Westminster, MA, aged 83 years 4 months 1 day, of cerebral hemorrhage.[2]

He married, 5 Oct 1837, Westminster, MA, Dolly Jackson,[3] daughter of Edward and Dolly (Winship) Jackson. She was born 29 Nov 1815,[4] and died 22 Sep 1895, aged 79 years 9 months 23 days, of cerebral hemorrhage.[5]

He settled on the Samuel Miller (Cutting) farm, three-fourths of a mile north of the village where they still reside. Mr. Whitney had been adopted by the younger Samuel Miller, and came into possession of the estate thereby; resided Westminster, MA.

Children of George W.8 and Dolly (Jackson) Whitney:

i. Mary Hartwell9 Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1838, Westminster, MA;[6] m. 24 Nov 1857, Westminster, MA, Joel Rice, b. 20 Dec 1827, son of Aaron and Sukey (-----) Rice;[7] farmer, res. Westminster Depot, MA. Children:
a. Ella Rice, b. 27 Dec 1859; m. 25 Dec 1880, ----- Clegg; res. Westminster Depot, MA.
b. Frank M. Rice, b. 26 May 1862; m. 25 Jan 1888, ----- -----.
c. Mary A. Rice, b. 15 Mar 1865.
d. Fred Rice, b. 20 Feb 1870; d. 4 Mar 1870.
e. George C. Rice, b. 12 Oct 1872, d. 22 Nov 1877.
f. Edward J. Rice, b. 2 Oct 1875.
g. Louis D. Rice, b. 13 Sep 1878.
h. Sherman Rice, b. 15 May 1881.
ii. Franklin Miller Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1842, Westminster, MA;[8] m. Fannie L. Downe.
iii. Susan A. Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1845, Westminster, MA;[9] d. 20 or 22 Aug 1846, Westminster, MA, aged 1 year 5 months 17 days, of cholera infantum.[10]

Census

198 240 George W. Whitney 37 M - Farmer $3000 Massachusetts Dolly " 34 F - " Mary H. " 11 F - " Attended school Franklin M. " 7 M - " Attended school Aaron F. Wetherbee 6 M - " Attended school

144 163 George W. Whitney 42 M - Farmer Mass. Dolly Whitney 39 F - " Mary H. Whitney 16 F - " Franklin M. Whitney 12 M - "

124 132 George W. Whitney 47 M - Farmer $3000 $1240 Massachusetts Dolly J. " 44 F - " Franklin M. " 17 M - Farmer " Attended school

318 359 George W. Whitney 52 M - Westminster, Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Dolly I. Whitney 49 F - " " M Housekeeper - - - - -

233 295 Whitney, George W. 54 M W Farmer $7000 -- Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Dolly J. 54 F W Keeping House "

George W. WHITNEY 67 Self M M W MA Farmer MA MA Dolly J. WHITNEY 64 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA James WHITING 17 Oth M S W MA Laborer MA MA

References

1.^  "George Washington [Whitney], s. Jonas W. and Phebee, [born] Mar.7, 1813," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 465, page 745.

3.^  "George W. [Whitney] and Dolly Jackson, [married] Oct. 5, 1837," according to Westminster Vital Records.

4.^  "Dolly J. [Whitney], w. G. W., [born] Nov. 29, 1815. G.S. 1," according to Westminster Vital Records.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 456, page 734.

6.^  "Mary Hartwell [Whitney], d. George W. and Dolly, [born] Dec. 20, 1838," according to Westminster Vital Records.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 110, page 281.

8.^  "Franklin Miller [Whitney], s. George W. and Dolly, [born] Aug. 23, 1842," according to Westminster Vital Records.

9.^  "_____ [Whitney], d. George W. and Dolly, [born] Mar. 5, 1845," and "Susan A. [Whitney], [born] Mar. 5, 1845. G.S.1," according to Westminster Vital Records. Also, given name omitted, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 11, page 229.

10.^  "Susan A. [Whitney], d. George and Dolly, [died] Aug. 20 [22, G.S.1.], 1846, a. 1y. 5m. 17d. Cholera Infantum," according to Westminster Vital Records.


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