Family:Whitney, George Washington (1816-1891)

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George Washington7 Whitney (George6, Isaiah5, Abraham4, Isaiah3, Thomas2, John1), son of George6 and Polly (Fairbank) Whitney, was born 19 Nov 1816, Harvard, MA,[1] and probably was the George W. Whitney who died 7 Apr 1891, Pepperell, MA, aged 69 years 4 months, of pneumonia,[2] although his actual age would have been 74 years 4 months 18 days.

Oliver Nurse was appointed his guardian in 1835.

He "papermaker, aged 29 years, born Leominster", married firstly, 13 Apr 1848, Pepperell, MA, Lucy Elizabeth Shedd "aged 23 years, daughter of John Parker and Betsy"[3] (Bailey) Shedd. She was born 14 Dec 1823, Pepperell, MA, and died 30 Jan 1861, Pepperell, MA, aged 37 years 1 month 16 days, of consumption.[4]

He married secondly, 14 Dec 1861, Pepperell, MA, also 17 Dec 1861, Nashua, NH, Lydia Buswell,[5][6] daughter of Samuel and Lydia (Morrill) Buswell. She was born about 13 May 1818, Wilmot, NH, and died 26 Aug 1891, Pepperell, MA, aged 73 years 3 months 13 days, of paralysis.[7]

Children of George Washington7 and Lucy Elizabeth (Shedd) Whitney:

i. (son)8 Whitney, stillborn 3 Apr 1850, Pepperell, MA;[8] i. Ada Elvera Whitney, b. 9 Mar 1854, Pepperell, MA;[9] d. after 1880, then unmarried.

Children of George Washington7 and Lydia (Buswell) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

ii. Mabel8 Whitney, b. ca. 1870, Lake Village (now Lakeport, part of Laconia), NH; m. 14 Jun 1890, Conway, NH, Edward Chamberlainl.[10]

Census

421 474 George Whiting 33 M - Paper Maker Vt. Lucy " 25 F - Mass. 475 Marcus Taylor 30 M - " " O. E. " 26 F - " Charlotte F. " 5/12 F - "

109 127 George W. Whitney 38 M - Paper Maker Mass. Lucy E. Whitney 30 F - " Ada E. Whitney 2 F - "

1854 1821 George W. Whitney 43 M - Paper Maker $900 $100 N.H. Lucy E. 35 F - Mass. Ada E. 6 F - "

222 247 George Whitney 47 M W Harvard M Paper Maker - - 1 1 - Lydia do 45 F do Wilmot, N.H. do - - - - - Ada do 11 F do Pepperell, Ms. - - - - - -

370 357 Whitney, George W. 51 M W Works in Paper Mill $900 -- Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lydia 50 F W Keeping House " -----, Eda 16 F W Attending School " Attended school

George WHITNEY 62 Self M M W MA Works In Paper Mill MA MA Lydia WHITNEY 61 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Ada E. WHITNEY 26 Dau F S W MA At Home MA MA

Ada E. Whitney

  • 1910, daughter Ada not found.

References

1.^  "George Washington [Whitney], s. of George and Polly, [born] Nov. 19, 1816," according to Harvard Vital Records.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 383, page 202.

3.^  "George W. [Whitney], papermaker, a. 29y., b. Leominster, s. George & Mary, and Lucy E. Shed, a. 23y., d. John P. & Betsy, [married] Apr. 13, 1848," according to George A. Rice, comp. and ed., Vital Records of Pepperell, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1985). Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 31, page 110.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 148, page 168.

5.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, Batch # I009056.

6.^  "George W. Whitney & Lydia Buswell, m. 17 Dec 1861, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 419, page 318.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 43, page 129.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 82, page 147.

10.^  "Mabel Whitney (b. 1870, Lake Village, NH, d. of George Whitney & Lydia) & Edward Chamberlin, m. 14 Jun 1890, Conway, Carroll Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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