Family:Whitney, George (1806-1876)

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George7 Whitney (Peter6, Timothy5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Peter6 and Mary (Blair) Whitney, was born 20 May 1806, Chester, MA, and died 19 Feb 1876.[1]

He married, 17 Dec 1835, Chester, MA, Amanda M. Henry.[2] She was born 8 Apr 1809, and died 31 Mar 1897.[3]

Both parents and daughter were buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Suffield, CT.

He was a manufacturer in Chester, MA, until 1846, when he moved to Hartford. Resided Hartford, CT.

Children of George7 and Amanda M. (Henry) Whitney:

i. Helen Eliza8 Whitney, b. 12 Oct 1836, Chester, MA;[4] d. 31 Oct 1837, Chester, MA, aged 1 year 18 days.[5][6]

Census

2324 2984 Horace Phelps 53 M - Keeper of Boarders Ct. [a few apparently unrelated individuals] George Whitney 45 M - Clerk $1000 Mass. Amanda M. " 41 F - " [more apparently unrelated individuals]

318 478 David A. Rood 42 M - Inn Keeper Mass. . . . George Whiting 54 M - Manufacturer $5000 $10000 Conn. Amanda M. " 52 F - Do . . . George E. Whiting 28 M - Musician Mass. . . .

257 411 Whitney, George 65 M W Lightning Rod Man $50000 Mass. Illiterate, Male citizen over 21 -----, Amanda 63 F W Keeping house " Illiterate Henry, Samuel 48 M W Gardner &c. " Illiterate, Male citizen over 21

  • 1880: Widow Amanda not found.

References

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #19613282, George Whitney.

2.^  "George [Whitney] and Amanda M. Henry, [married] Dec. 17, 1835," according to Vital Records of Chester, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911).

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #19613306, Amanda M. Henery Whitney.

4.^  "Helen Eliza [Whitney], d. George and Amanda M., [born] Oct. 12, 1836," according to Chester Vital Records.

5.^  "Helen Eliza [Whitney], d. George and Amanda, [died] Oct. 31, 1837. [Oct. 30, a. 1 C R 1.] [d. George and Amanda M., Oct. 30, a. 1 y. 18 d., G.R.1.]," according to Chester Vital Records.

6.^  Find A Grave memorial #19613327, Eliza Helen Whitney.


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