Family:Whitney, George Huyler (1809-1867)
George Huyler7 Whitney (Ira6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Ira6 and Judith (Flood) Whitney, was born 18 Aug 1809, Essex, VT, and died 16 Mar 1867, Jamestown, MI, where he was buried.
He married, 20 Jan 1841, or 29 Jan 1840, St. Albans, VT, Ursula Hawkins, daughter of John and Mercy (Drown) Hawkins of "Plattsburg, VT". She was born St. Albans, VT, and died after Aug 1874.
Phoenix says the following:
- "... a farmer .... They dwelt at St. Albans till they had two children; lived, for a few months, in Swanton, Vt.; settled in Fairfield, Vt., in 1844; moved, about 1855, to Middlebury, Vt., and thence, in 1864, to Jamestown, Mich. .... She was still living at Jamestown, in Aug. 1874. He was a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church."
Children of George Huyler7 and Ursula (Hawkins) Whitney:
i. Eliza Ann8 Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1841, St. Albans, VT; d. 17 Sep 1842, St. Albans, VT, where she was buried. ii. George Henry Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1843, St. Albans, VT; killed 10 Oct 1844, Fairfield, VT, accidentally, in a sawmill; buried at Fairfield, VT. iii. Albert Bogue Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1844, Swanton, VT; m. Hannah Mary Arnold. iv. Helen Eliza Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1845, Fairfield, VT; m. 28 Sep 1867, Grand Rapids, MI, Samuel William Rust, a farmer, who was born 13 Mar 1827, Woodcock, PA, son of John and Barbary (Camp) Rust. He enlisted at Grand Rapids, 28 Sept 1861, in Company C, 2d Regiment, Michigan Volunteer Cavalry; and was discharged 17 Aug 1865. They lived at Jamestown, MI, in 1874. v. Eliza Ann Whitney, b. 17 Dec 1847, Fairfield, VT; m. 6 May 1865, Rutland, VT, Lodner Henry Hood, a carpenter, of Chelsea, VT. He was born 29 Dec 1843, Washington, VT, son of Amos and Betsey (Hibbard) Hood. They settled at Jamestown, MI, and were living there in 1874. vi. Oscar Wallace Whitney, b. 25 Mar 1850, Fairfield, VT; m. Amy Jackson. vii. George Edgar Whitney, b. 27 Mar 1852, Fairfield, VT; d. 20 Feb 1854, Fairfield, VT, of scarlet fever, and was buried at Fairfield, VT. viii. Larkin Wilcox Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1854, Fairfield, VT; m. Alice Janette Bruce. ix. Edgar Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1856, Middlebury, VT; m. Mary Elizabeth Clark. x. George Huyler Whitney, b. 13 Jul 1859, Middlebury, VT (given name omitted); m. Alma Vesta Cousins.
- 1840, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT: Hiler Whitney, 1 male 20-29 and 1 female 20-29; 1 engaged in agriculture. The female could be one of his sisters.
- 1850, St. Albans, Franklin Co., VT:
91 92 George H. Whitney 43 M - Laborer Vt. Ursula " 29 F - " Albert " 6 M - " Attended school Helen E. " 4 F - " Attended school Eliza A. " 2 F - " Oscar W. " 5/12 M - "
308 308 George H. Whitney 48 M - Farm laborer Vt. Irsula " 38 F - " Oscar W. " 11 M - " Attended school Eliza " 12 F - " Attended school Larkin W. " 6 M - " Attended school Edgar " 4 F - " George H. " 1 M - " Albert " 16 M - " Attended school
86 86 Whitney, Albert 25 M W Farmer $2800 $400 Vermont Male citizen over 21 " Urnella 48 F W Keeping House Vermont " Oscar 20 M W Works on farm Vermont 87 87 Hood, Louden 25 M W Carpenter $200 Vermont Male citizen over 21 " Eliza 21 F W Keeping House Vermont " Clarence 2 M W Michigan " Cora 1 F W Michigan 88 88 Whitney, Clarken 16 M W At Home Vermont Attended school " Edgar 14 M W Vermont Attended school " George 10 M W Vermont Attended school
Albert WHITNEY 36 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Hannah M. WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Roswell WHITNEY 1 Son M S W MI VT NY Ursuly WHITNEY 58 Moth F W W VT Keeping House VT VT Frank ARNOLD 28 BroL M S W NY Laborer NY NY Claton HOOD 12 Neph M S W MI At Home VT VT Oscar WHITNEY 30 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Amy WHITNEY 28 Wife F M W ENG Keeping House ENG ENG George E. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W MI VT ENG Henry H. WHITNEY 3 Son M S W MI VT ENG
- 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. 356 and pp. 941-942.