Family:Whitney, George Washington (1794-1861)

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George Washington6 Whitney (Ebenezer5, David4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Ebenezer5 and Ruth (Raymond) Whitney, was born 26 Jul 1794, Norwalk, CT,[1] and died 18 Dec 1861, Venice, NY.

He married, 4 Apr 1816, Wilton, CT, Matilda Olmstead, daughter of Jasper and Esther (Bennett) Olmstead, by Rev. Levi Dykeman, Baptist. She was born 18 Oct 1797, Wilton, CT, and died after Aug 1874.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . They settled in Venice, N. Y., where he died, 18 Dec. 1861, and was buried in East Venice Cemetery. She was still living in East Venice, in Aug. 1874."

Children of George Washington6 and Matilda (Olmstead) Whitney:

i. Edward Philander7 Whitney, b. 24 Mar 1818, Catharine's, NY; m. Harriet Ann Jackson.
ii. Harriet Louisa Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1824, Venice, NY; m. James Young.
iii. Sanford Bennett Whitney, b. 18 Sep 1827, Venice, NY; m. Martha Whiting.

Census

20 20 George W. Whitney 55 M - Farmer $1500 Conn. Matilda " 53 F - Conn. Sanford B. " 22 M - Farming N.Y. Cornelia Hoggling 12 F - N.Y.

91 George Whitney 58 M - - Matilda Whitney 56 F - Wife Sanford B. Whitney 27 M - Chld

327 345 Sanford Whitney 30 M - Farmer $1500 $700 N.Y. Mary Whitney 23 F - do 328 346 George Whitney 66 M - Farmer $1750 $300 do Matilda Whitney 63 F - Conn.

369 369 Whitney, Samford B. 42 M W Farmer $2000 $2000 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Martha 33 F W Keeping house N.Y. -----, George 8 M W N.Y. Attended school -----, Nettie May 3 F W N.Y. -----, Delmar 1 M W N.Y. Whitney, Matilda 73 F W $2000 $300 Conn. Brooks, Maria 16 F W Domestic servant N.Y. Attended school

James YOUNG 89 Self M W W NJ NJ NJ Harriet L. YOUNG 55 Wife F M W NY CT CT Adelia TABER 32 Dau F M W NY NJ NY Austin TABER 40 SonL M M W NY NY NY Matilda WHITNEY 82 Othe F W W CT CT CT

References

1.^  "George Washington [Whitney], s. Eben[eze]r & Ruth, b. 26 Jul 1794," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Norwalk LR18:27.


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