Family:Whitney, George Washington (1820-a1874)
He married, 25 Mar 1858, Royalton Center, NY, Matilda Ann Wright, daughter of Timothy Hill and Abigail Tucker (Wright) Wright. She was born 19 Mar 1834, Bergen, NY, and died after 1874.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a farmer . . . . They dwelt at Carleton, N.Y., till 1862; and then settled at Royalton, where they were living in 1874."
Children of George Washington7 and Matilda Ann (Wright) Whitney, all born Royalton Centre, NY:
i. Julia Elizabeth8 Whitney, b. 7 Sep 1859. ii. Ellen Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1862 (twin). iii. Edwin Whitney, b. 5 Aug 1862 (twin); d. 12 Sep 1865, Royalton Centre, NY, where he was buried in Mountain Ridge Cemetery. iv. Melissa Whitney, b. 22 Dec 1864.
388 400 Lyman Whitney 72 M - Farmer $2000 $150 N.Y. Malissa 65 F - Conn. George 40 M - $600 N.Y. Matilda 26 F - " Elizabeth 9/12 F - N.Y.
- 1870: not found.
- 1875 State, Royalton, Niagara Co., NY:
337 Frame $200 359 George Whitney 55 M - ---- Ontario 1 - - Farmer -- 1 - - 1 - -- Matilda Whitney 41 F - W. Monroe 1 - - Minnie Whitney 11 F - C. Niagara - - -
- 1880: not found.
- 1892 State, Royalton E.D. 02, Niagara Co., NY:
George Whitney M 72 - U.S. C. Laborer Matilda Whitney F 57 - U.S. C.
240 243 Whitney, Matilda Head W F Mar 1834 66 wid 4ch 2liv New York New York New York Owns free house
- 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. 837 and p. 1712.
- Census records.