Family:Whitney, George Benjamin (1844-1895)

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George Benjamin Whitney (Martin Luther, John), son of Martin Luther and Mary L. (Pollard) Whitney, was born 16 Oct 1844, Lowell, MA [given name omitted],[1] and died 11 Dec 1895, Lowell, MA, aged 51 years 1 month, of pleuro pneumonia.[2]

He married firstly, 15 Sep 1866, Lowell, MA, Susan Elizabeth Webster, daughter of Eliphalet and Harriet (Fox) Webster.[3] She was born about, Dracut, MA, and died 11 or 18 Jun 1871, Dracut, MA, aged 24 years 1 month 26 days, of consumption.[4]

He "of Dracut" married secondly, 22 Nov 1875, Lowell, MA (also recorded Dracut, MA), Mary Lucinia Webster, daughter of Eliphalet and Harriet (Fox) Webster. She was born 19 Jan 1940, Dracut or Tyngsborough, MA,[5] and died 10 Jun 1904, Lowell, MA, aged 64 years 4 months 22 days, of diabetes.[6] She was buried in Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA.

Children of George Benjamin and Susan Elizabeth (Webster) Whitney:

i. Louisa Jane Whitney, b. 27 Aug 1867, Dracut, MA;[7] d. 8 Sep 1902, aged 35 years 10 days; "Louis" m. 6 Feb 1886, Lowell, MA, Alonzo Haskell Fall, b. ca. 1864, Ossipee, NH, son of John and Hannah (-----) Fall,[8] d. 3 Mar 1916, aged 52 years 4 months 5 days.
ii. Georgianna Elizabeth Whitney, b. 27 Sep 1869, Dracut, MA;[9] d. 11 Dec 1944, aged 75 years; "Georgie E." m. 29 Dec 1897, Lowell, MA, William Lowell Littlehale, b. ca. 1873, Tyngsborough, MA, son of Peter and Lucy (Lawrence) Littlehale,[10] d. 4 Feb 1952.
iii. Susan Abba Whitney, b. 3 Jun 1871, Dracut, MA;[11] d. 2 Oct 1888, Lowell, MA, aged 17 years 4 months, of consumption.[12]

Children of George Benjamin and Mary Lucinia Webster) Whitney:

iv. Harriet Lucinia Whitney, b. 23 Mar 1877, Lowell, MA; d. 23 Aug 1940, aged 63 years 5 months; m. 20 Apr 1904, Lowell, MA, Harry H. Davis, b. ca. 1878, Hudson, NH, son of George H. and Abbie (Bachelder) Davis,[13] d. 6 Sep 1929, ag3d 50 years 9 months 1 day.

Census

218 237 Webster, Life 70 M W Farmer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Harriet 64 F W House keeping " -----, Sarah J. 33 F W Works in Cotton Mill " -----, Mary L. 30 F W Works in Cotton Mill " -----, Harriet 27 F W Works in Cotton Mill " -----, Margaret 25 F W Works in Cotton Mill " -----, Daniel V. 38 M W Farmer " Male citizen over 21 -----, George 20 M W Farm Laborer " Whitney, George B. 25 M W Machinist " Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan E. 23 F W House keeping " -----, Louisa J. 2 F W " -----, Georgiana E. 9/12 F W " Born in Sep

George B. WHITNEY 35 Self M M W MA Fire Dept. MA MA Mary ... WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W MA Housewife MA MA Louisa J. WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Georgiana E. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Susan A. WHITNEY 9 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Hattie WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W MA MA MA Mary ----- 24 Wife F M W CAN Housewife CAN CAN William ----- 5 Son M S W MA CAN CAN Josephine ----- 3 Dau F S W MA CAN CAN Emma ----- 1 Dau F S W MA CAN CAN Thomas ASH 20 Oth M M W CAN Machinist CAN CAN Eliza ASH 19 Oth F M W CAN Cotton Mill CAN CAN

4 4 Whitney, Sarah Head W F May 1836 64 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Hannah Sist W F Jan 1840 60 mar 24 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Hattie Niec W F Mar 1877 23 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Hodkin, Marie Brdr W F Apr 1890 10 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts At school White, Alice Brdr W F Feb 1895 5 sgl Massachusetts New York New York At school -----, Earnest Brdr W M Jan 1897 3 sgl Massachusetts New York New York Pearl, Pauline Brdr W F Feb 1898 2 sgl Massachusetts New York New York

NOTE: Sarah "Whitney" was apparently Sarah Jane Webster, b. 17 Jun 1836, Dracut, MA, who was a maternal aunt to Harriet L. Whitney. Harriet had no paternal aunt. "Hannah" Whitney was apparently Mary Lucinia (Webster) Whitney, Harriet's mother and Sarah Jane Webster's sister.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "_____ [Whitney], s. Martin L., overseer, and Mary R., [born] Oct. 16, 1844," according to Lowell Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 11, page 46.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 455, page 233.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 190, page 192.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 239, page 141.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 272, pages 120 and 80.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/57 (death), page 325.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 215, page 157.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 371, page 126.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 215, page 157.

10.{{note|10} "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 470, page 250.

11.{{note|11} "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 233, page 237.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 392, page 149.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 547, page 431.


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