Family:Whitney, George (c1836-1903)

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George Whitney (William), son of William and Rebecca (Sparks) Whitney, was born about 1836, CT or NY, and died 1903, Columbia Co., NY. He was buried in Ancram Union Cemetery, Ancram, NY.

He married, before 1857, Catherine Spencer, daughter of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (-----) Spencer. She was born about 1830, Columbia Co., NY, and died 7 Jan 1896, Ancram, NY. She was buried in Ancram Union Cemetery, Ancram, NY.

He resided in Ancram, Columbia Co., NY.

Children of George and Catherine (Spencer) Whitney:

i. Georgianna Whitney, b. 1857, Ancram, NY; d. 1865, Ancram, NY; bur. Ancram Union Cemetery, Ancram, NY; unmarried.
ii. William H. Whitney, b. ca. Jan 1860, Ancram, NY; d. 1923; bur. Ancram Union Cemetery, Ancram, NY; unmarried.
iii. Augusta P. Whitney, b. Aug 1862, Ancram, NY; d. 1917; bur. Ancram Union Cemetery, Ancram, NY; m. ca. 1892, ----- -----; divorced bef. 1910; known as "Gussie".
iv. Emma Whitney, b. Nov 1864, Ancram, NY; d. 18 May 1888, Ancram, NY; m. 8 Jul 1887, Ancram, NY, Addison Miller, son of Obadiah and Mary (Stickles) Miller, b. 1865, NY, d. 1888, Ancram, NY.

Census

499 537 Richard Butts 45 M - Cooper $100 New York Ellen " 40 F - " George " 16 M - Farm Laborer " Attended school Robert " 14 M - " Thomas " 11 M - " Attended school Susan " 9 F - " Phebe " 7 F - " William " 4 M - " Hannah " 2 F - " 538 William Rogers 48 M - Laborer $30 " Catharine " 25 F - " James " 12 M - " Attended school Frank " 10 M - " Attended school Elihu " 8 M - " Attended school Richard " 4 M - " Mary Jane " 2 F - " 539 George Whiting 25 M - Paper Maker New York Catharine " 30 F - " Georgianna " 3 F - " William " 5/12 M - "

  • 1865 State, Ancram, Columbia Co., NY, p. 45:

283 Frame $300 307 George Whitney 28 M - ---- Columbia - 1 1 - - Paper Maker 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - Catharine Whitney 36 F - Wife " 4 1 1 - - William Whitney 5 M - Chld " - - - - 1 Augusta Whitney 3-9/12 F - " " - - - - 1 Anna Whitney 7/12 F - " " - - - - 1

307 316 Whitny, George 33 M W Farmer $1550 $100 Connecticut Male citizen over 21 -----, Cathrine 40 F W New York -----, William 10 M W " Attended school -----, Augusta 8 F W " Attended school -----, Emma 5 F W " Attended school

174 Framed $300 202 George Whitney 39 M - ---- Conn. m Work in Paper Mill - 1 - - 1 - Catharine Whitney 45 F - Wife Columbia Co. m - William Whitney 15 M - Son " s - Augusta Whitney 12 F - Dau " s - Emma Whitney 10 F - Dau " s -

George WHITNY 45 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Cathrine WHITNY 50 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Agusta WHITNY 18 Dau F S W NY At Home NY NY Emma WHITNY 15 Dau F S W NY At School NY NY William H. WHITNY 20 Son M S W NY Works In Paper Mill NY NY

286 290 Whitney, Geroge Head W M Nov 1836 63 wid Conn. Conn. Conn. Owns free house -----, William H. Son W M Jan 1860 40 sgl New York Conn. New York Fireman in paper mill Miller, Addison GSon W M May 1888 12 sgl New York New York New York At school

References

  • Census records.

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