Family:Whitney, George Armstrong (1838-1903)

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Rev. George Armstrong9 Whitney (Daniel Milo8, Samuel7, Samuel6, Joseph5, Timothy4, John3, John2, John1), son of Daniel Milo8 and Emily (Reynolds) Whitney, was born 29 Sep 1838, Green Bay, WI, and died 14 Feb 1903.

He married, 13 Aug 1867, Marian Josephine Sherwood, daughter of Capt. Joseph and Phoebe Charlotte (Stanford) Sherwood. She was born 5 May 1842, and died 29 Jun 1906.

He was born at Green Bay, Brown County, WI, 29 Sep 1838; his early life was passed there with the exception of two years at school in Whitehall, NY, Whitehall academy, Prof. Werden Reynolds being the principal. In the fall of 1858 he entered Nashotah Theological seminary, Wisconsin, as a preparatory student under the Rev. James Dekoven, D.D., and afterwards completed his collegiate course under him at Racine college, taking in due time [1862] his master's degree from that institution. His theological studies were taken up and finished at Nashotah where he was ordained to the diaconate by the Rt. Rev. Jackson Kemper, D.D., first Bishop of Wisconsin. He was also advanced to the priesthood by Bishop Kemper in old St. Paul's church, Milwaukee, in 1866. Since then has been engaged in his work, holding charges in Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois, being for the past eight years until going to Iowa, in the diocese of Chicago; resided Maquoketa, IA.

He was rector of St. James's Episcopal Church, Green Bay, WI, from 1876 to 1879.

He was rector of the Episcopal Church in Lisbon, WI, in 1880.

He officiated at the first services at Christ Church, Winnetka, IL, 1 Jul 1883.

Children of George Armstrong9 and Marian Josephine (Sherwood) Whitney:

i. George Sherwood10 Whitney, b. 14 May 1868; resided west side, Chicago, IL, was rector of the Church of the Holy Nativity, 1893; "Rev." d. 1924, Augusta, GA; m. ca. 1900, Thomasville, GA, Julia F. Stark.
ii. Mable Sherwood Whitney, b. 28 Aug 1881; m. Daniel C. Tharin.

Census

42 43 Whitney, G. A. 31 M W Clergyman $500 Wisconsin Male citizen over 21 -----, Marian J. 27 F W Keeping house Wisconsin -----, Geo. 2 M W Wisconsin Sherwood, J. E. 37 F W Doing House Work New York

George A. WHITNEY 41 Self M M W WI Clergy Man NY NY Marrian WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W WI Keeping House CT NY George S. WHITNEY 12 Son M S W WI At School WI WI

18 21 Whitney, Geo. A. Head W M Sep 1838 61 mar 33 Wisconsin New York New York Minister, Rents house Marian J. Wife W F May 1842 58 mar 33 2ch 2liv " Connecticut " Mabel S. Dau W F Aug 1881 18 sgl " Wisconsin " Sherwood, Jane E. SiL W F Aug 1832 67 sgl New York Connecticut "

148 156 Stark, Julia F. Head W F Sep 1862 37 sgl Georgia Switzerland South Carolina Owns free house -----, Sallie E. Sis W F Mar 1864 36 sgl Georgia Switzerland South Carolina -----, Gustave J. Bro W M Jul 1868 31 sgl Georgia Switzerland South Carolina Whitney, George S. Brdr W M May 1868 32 sgl Wisconsin Wisconsin Wisconsin Minister

He was serving as rector of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Thomasville, and of Good Shepard, the latter from 1898 through 1901.

  • 1910, not found.
  • 1910, 722 Greene Street, Augusta Ward 2, Richmond Co., GA:

127 158 Whitney, G. Sherwood Head M W 41 m(2)10 Wis. Wis. Wis. Rector Episcopal Ch., Rents House -----, Julia S. Wife F W 45 m(1)10 0ch 0lv Ga. Switzerland S.C. Stark, Gustave J. BiL M W 41 sgl Ga. Switzerland S.C.

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