Family:Whitney, George Washington (1836-1911)

From WRG
Jump to: navigation, search

George Washington Whitney, (Ransford, Samuel), son of Ransford and Eunice (Parmenter) Whitney, was born 16 Sep 1836,[1] Sterling or Holden, MA, and died 21 Jun 1911, Hopedale, MA.[2]

He married firstly, 3 May 1857, Oxford, MA, Jane (Stevens) Phetteplace, daughter of Ebenezer and Huldah (-----) Stevens.[3] She was born about 1828, Palmer or Brookfield, MA. She had married firstly, 30 Jul 1849, Sutton, MA, Joel M. Phetteplace, both of Oxford.

He married secondly, about 1863, Elizabeth Munyan, daughter of Alvin Earl and Susan (Humes) Munyan. She was born 1836,[4] Spencer, MA, or Thompson, CT, and died 1931, Hopedale, MA.[5]

They lived in Winchendon, Milford, and Hopedale, MA. In 1864 he was a shuttle maker.

Children of George W. and Elizabeth M. (Munyan) Whitney:

i. Charles Leonard Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1864, Sutton, MA;[6] m. Frances Adelia Fitzmaurice.
ii. Ada M. Whitney, b. 8 Nov 1866, Winchendon, MA;[7] m. 3 Dec 1887, Hopedale, MA (also recorded at Worcester, MA), Wilfrid Scott, b. ca. 1866, England, son of William and Margaret T. (-----) Scott.[8]
iii. Susan A. Whitney, b. 4 Feb 1869, Winchendon, MA [given name omitted];[9] d. after 1930; m. 25 Jul 1888, Milford, MA, Herbert E. Brown, b. ca. 1865, Mendon, MA, son of Charles E. and Sallie A. F. (Bates) Brown.[10]
iv. William E. Whitney, b. Jun 1872, Hopedale, MA (recorded Milford, MA [given name omitted]);[11] m. Ida E. Bacon.

Notes

It has been hard to find information on this family, as their births don't seem to be recorded, nor George's marriage to Elizabeth. Their deaths were after the end of the available vital records.

Census

116 150 Francis M. Sawyer 27 M - Farmer New Hampshire Clarissa Sawyer 30 F - Mass. Ella F. Sawyer 2 F - " George Whitney 20 M - Mill Operative " 151 Francis Whitney 25 M - " Mary E. Whitney 23 F - Nova Scotia William F. Whitney 3 M - Mass. Stella Whitney 1 F - " Ester Morrow 63 F - Ireland 152 Hugh Rice 60 M - Laborer " Alice Rice 38 F - " Catherine Rice 15 F - " James Rice 13 M - " Owen Rice 11 M - Ireland Ann Rice 9 F - " Myrtle Rice 2 F - Mass.

498 640 Whitney, Edwin B. 37 M W Laborer $200 Mass. Male citizen over 21 " Eliza J. 27 F W Keeping House " " George H. 10 M W Attends School " Attended school " Sarah E. 7 F W Attends School " Attended school " Hattie H. 5 F W " 641 " George W. 34 M W Polisher of Iron $100 " Male citizen over 21 " Lizzie 33 F W Keeping House " " Charles 6 M W Attends School " Attended school " Ada 3 F W " " Susan E. 1 F W "

272 342 Shatell, John W M 32 mar Carpenter Ireland Ireland Ireland -------, Mary W F 30 Wife mar Keeping house Ireland Ireland Ireland -------, Katie W F 5 Dau sgl Mass. Ireland Ireland -------, Thomas F. W M 4 Son sgl Mass. Ireland Ireland -------, John Jr. W M 3 Son sgl Mass. Ireland Ireland -------, Edward W M 8/12 Nov Son sgl Mass. Ireland Ireland 343 Whitney, Geo. W. W M 42 mar Machinist Mass. Mass. Mass. -------, Elizabeth W F 43 Wife mar Keeping house Conn. Conn. Conn. -------, Charlie L. W M 15 Son sgl At School Attended school Mass. Mass. Conn. -------, Ada M. W F 13 Dau sgl At School Attended school Mass. Mass. Conn. -------, Susan A. W F 11 Dau sgl At School Attended school Mass. Mass. Conn. -------, Wm. E. W M 8 Son sgl Attended school Mass. Mass. Conn.

12 12 Whitney, George W. Head W M Sep 1836 63 mar 37 Massachusetts Scotland Massachusetts None, Owns free house -------, Elizebeth Wife W F Jan 1836 64 mar 37 4ch 4liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Brown, Herbert E. SiL W M Oct 1864 35 mar 11 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Machinist -----, Susan A. Dau W F Feb 1869 30 mar 11 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Harold L. GSon W M Sep 1889 11 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school -----, Hazel B. GDau W F Jul 1891 8 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school

  • 1910, Hopedale, Worcester Co., MA:

7 7 Whitney, George W. Head M W 73 mar46 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts English Machinist Cotton Machinery Literate Owns Free House -------, Elizabeth Wife F W 74 mar46 4ch 4liv Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut English None Literate

  • 1920, 6 Peace Street, Hopedale, Worcester Co., MA:

38 38 Brown, Herbert E. Head M W 55 mar Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Electrician in Machine Shop Brown, Susan A. Wife F W 50 mar Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Connecticut None -----, Hazel B. Dau F W 28 sgl Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Book Keeper Clothing Store Whitney, Elizabeth MinL F W 83 wid Literate Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut None

  • 1930, 60 Dutcher Street, Hopedale, Worcester Co., MA:

399 411 Brown, Herbert E. Head M W 65 m 24 Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Electrician in Machine Factory -----, Susie A. Wife F W 61 m 29 Literate Massachusetts Connecticut Connecticut None -----, Hazel B. Dau F W 37 s Literate Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bookkeeper in Clothing Store Whitney, Elizabeth MinL F W 94 w Literate Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut None

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "George W. [Whitney], _____, 1836. G.R.4.," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Milford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1917).

2.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008; volume 1911/51 Death, page 13.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 110, page 229. He is called George "Whiting".

4.^  "Elizabeth M. [_____] [Whitney], w. of George W., ______, 1836. G.R.4," according to Milford Vital Records.

5.^  L.D.S. International Genealogical Index.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 170, page 219.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 188, page 261.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 381, pagee 354 and 479.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 216, page 302.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 390, pages 362 and 378.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 243, page 274.


Copyright © 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015-2017, 2019, Robert L. Ward and the Whitney Research Group.

Personal tools