Family:Whitney, George Ervin (1836-1910)

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George Ervin8 Whitney (Albert Appleton7, Appleton Downer6, Asa5, Joshua4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Albert Appleton7 and Jenette (Brown) Whitney, was born 2 Jun 1836, MA, and died 14 May 1910, Harvey, IL.[1]

He married, 30 Jul 1858, Amanda Hicks, daughter of David and Susan (Powers) Hicks. She was born 22 Jan 1839, OH, and died after 1910.

He resided Des Moines, IA."

George and Amanda later moved in with daughter Mary and son-in-law Phillip McClellen in Harvey, IL, and can be found on the 1910 US Census. He was a horse trainer, as was his son-in-law Phillip.

Children of George Ervin8 and Amanda (Hicks) Whitney:

i. David Arthur9 Whitney, b. 8 Jun 1859; m.(1) Laura B. Hicks; m.(2) Ruth Ann Morris.
ii. Albert Ervin Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1860; resided 1631 E. Walnut St., Des Moines, IA. He later moved to Harvey, IL as well.
iii. Mary Claire Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1864; m.(1) 27 Apr 1891, Abel L. Bishop; resided 1631 E. Walnut St., Des Moines, IA. Mary, also called 'Mayme' m.(2) 19 Feb 1906, Creston, IA, Phillip McClellen. The family later moved to Harvey, IL.


936 952 John Mills 49 M - Farmer $5400 $1260 Va. Sarah 43 F - " Wm. 21 M - " O. Attended school Daniel 19 M - " " Attended school Frank 17 M - " " Attended school Lydia 14 F - " Attended school Charles 10 M - " Attended school Hiram 8 M - " Attended school Flora 5 F - " Robt. Whitney 26 M - " $3030 $750 Mass. Emily 23 F - O. Rodel 2 M - " 937 953 Geo. Whitney 23 M - Laborer $75 Mass. Mary 21 F - " John 2 M - "

Although a George was living next door to Robert, he may not have been Robert's brother George, since the former's family members do not match what we know of the latter. If this is not the right entry, then George and family are missing from the 1860 census.

70 71 Whitney, George 33 M W Horse Trainer $200 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 -----, Amanda 31 F W Keeping House Ohio -----, Arthur 11 M W Ohio Attended school Hurley, John 18 M M Ohio

George WHITNEY 44 Self M M W MA Horseman MA MA Amanda WHITNEY 40 Wife F M W OH Keeping House NY NY Arthur WHITNEY 21 Son M S W OH Horseman MA OH Mary WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W OH At Home MA OH Wm. SMITH 24 Oth M S W KY Horseman KY KY Phil. RILEY 25 Oth M S W NY Groom IRE IRE Harrison POWELL 28 Oth M S W OH Groom OH OH Almira HICKS 27 Oth F M W OH Servant OH OH David HICKS 4 Oth M S W KS OH OH

Apparently Mary's age should be 16, not 6.

Franklin PARSONS 35 Self M M W OHIO Farmer MAFS MAFS Harriett PARSONS 33 Wife F M W OHIO House Keeper N. Y. N. Y. Lottie PARSONS 8 Dau F S W OHIO OHIO OHIO Areminta PARSONS 6 Dau F S W OHIO OHIO OHIO Henry PARSONS 4 Son M S W OHIO OHIO OHIO Electa PARSONS 6M Dau F S W OHIO OHIO OHIO Ebenezer PARSONS 86 Fath M W W MAFS Retired Farmer MAFS MAFS George PARSONS 45 Bro M W W OHIO Cattle Dealer MAFS MAFS James COVE 19 Oth M W ENG Farm Laborer ENG ENG Albert WHITNEY 19 Oth M W OHIO Farm Laborer VT ENG Amy JACKSON 18 Oth F W OHIO Servant N. Y. N. Y

151 164 Quirk, James A. Head W M Jun 1871 28 sgl New York Ireland Ireland Book keeper, Owns free house -----, Peter J. Brot W M Mar 1868 32 sgl New York Ireland Ireland Meat merchant 165 Whitney, George Head W M Jun 1835 64 mar 40 Vermont Vermont Vermont Horse trainer, Rents house -----, Amanda Wife W F Jan 1849 51 mar 41 3ch 3liv Ohio Ohio Ohio Bishop, Mary Dau W F Feb 1874 26 mar 9 Iowa Vermont Ohio -----, Eva GDau W F Mar 1893 7 --- Iowa Iowa Ohio At school -----, Abel SiL W M Dec 1866 33 mar 9 Iowa Virginia Virginia Acrobat showman Schener, Francis M. Brdr W M Oct 1878 21 sgl Illinois Germany Austria Book keeper


^  Death certificate from "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 18 Nov 2012), Geo. Ir... Whitney, 14 May 1910.

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