Family:Whitney, George Harmon (1817-1871)
He married, 7 Jan 1839, Pulteney, NY, Joanna McLane, daughter of George and Elizabeth (Sebring) McLane. She was born 6 Nov 1816, Benton, NY, and died after 1880.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a farmer . . . . They dwelt at Pultney for eight years; and then settled at Waterford, Penn., two and a half miles south of the village, where he died 15 Oct. 1871, and was buried in Waterford Cemetery. She was living at Waterford in May 1875."
Children of George Harmon7 and Joanna (McLane) Whitney:
i. Betsey Lincoln8 Whitney, b. 2 Feb 1840, Prattsburgh, NY; d. 1 Jun 1859, Leboeuf, PA, bur. Waterford; m. 6 Nov 1856, Waterford, PA, David Stow, son of ----- and Mary (Norris) Stow. His residence was unknown in July 1875. ii. Phebe Jane Whitney, b. 5 Oct 1841, Pulteney, NY; d. 8 Jul 1862, Waterford, PA where she was buried in Waterford Cemetery; m. 3 Feb 1858, Henry Martin, son of Jeremiah and Susan (Lunger) Martin; settled at Waterford, PA. He served in the 111th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry during the war of 1861. iii. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 21 Jul 1843, Pulteney, NY; m. 1 Jan 1863, Waterford, PA, Charles Thompson, son of Archibald and Sarah (Clemens) Thompson, b. Waterford, PA. He m.(2) July 1875, Wattsburgh, PA, Caroline Smiley, and was living at Waterford in Sep 1875. iv. Charles Lewis Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1846, Pulteney, NY; m. Rachel Boyd. v. Eliza Lamphere Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1848, Waterford, PA; d. 23 Sep 1849, Waterford, PA, where she was buried. vi. Sarah Adeline Whitney, b. 18 Jun 1851, Waterford, PA; m. 7 Jan 1869, "Counetee", Erie Co., PA, Thomas Geer, son of Joseph and Laura (Wagerdy) Geer; a farmer. They settled at Leboeuf, PA, and were living there in Oct 1875. vii. William Lenox Whitney, b. 31 Aug 1853, Waterford, PA; m. Mary Etta Martin.
- 1840, Poultney, Steuben Co., NY: G. H. Whiting, 1 male 20-29, 1 female 20-29, and 1 female 0-4; 1 engaged in agriculture.
- 1850, Le Boeuf, Erie Co., PA:
19 19 George H. Whitland 33 M - Farmer N.Y. Joanna " 33 F - " Betsey " 10 F - " Attended school Phebee " 8 F - " Attended school Mary " 6 F - " Attended school Charles " 4 M - "
2147 2138 E. H. Whitny 44 M - Laborer $200 N.Y. Joanne 44 F - " Anna 17 F - " Attended school Charles 14 M - " Attended school Adalin 9 F - Pa. Attended school William T. 7 M - " Attended school
- 1870: not found.
- 1880, Waterford, Erie Co., PA:
Joanna WHITNEY 63 Self F W W NY Keeping House NY NY
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 851 and pp. 1733-1734.