Family:Whitney, George Lowell (1804-1889)

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George Lowell8 Whitney (George7, Ephraim6, David5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of George7 and Miriam (Hunt) Whitney, was born 24 Jan 1804, Ellington, CT, and died 20 Jun 1889, Palmyra, NY.

He married firstly, 17 Jul 1825, Hudson, NY, Louisa Struce. She was born 15 Sep 1804, NY, and died 6 May 1854, WI.'

He married secondly, 28 Nov 1855, Walworth Co., WI, Rolinda Augusta Jones, daughter of Norman Jones.[1]

He married thirdly, 16 Oct 1861, Watertown, WI, Melissa L. (Huntoon) Shakespeare, daughter of George Washington and Lucinda (Bowlin) Huntoon. She was born about 1818, VT. She had married firstly, 2 Mar 1837, George W. Shakespeare.

He resided Hudson, NY, and Palmyra, WI.

Children of George Lowell8 and Louisa (Struce) Whitney:

i. Emaline9 Whitney, b. ca. 1827, NY; m. about 1848, Mukwonago, WI, Henry O. Wright.
ii. John Hunt Whitney, b. 15 Sep 1829, Scottsville, NY; m. Frances Potter.
iii. James Reed Whitney, b. 14 Mar 1832, Scottsville, NY; m. Charlotte Amelia Curtis.
iv. Ephraim George Whitney, b. Sep 1836, Scottsville, NY; d. 21 Sep 1863.
v. Caroline Louise Whitney, b. 1838, Scottsville, NY; m. 28 Jun 1882, Delavan, WI, Jerome J. Watson; d. 18 Nov 1925.

Child of George Lowell8 and Rolinda (Jones) Whitney:

vi. Jane A.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1856, NY, or Makmuango, WI; "Jennie A." m. 13 Aug 1879, Fair Haven, VT, Dreslin J. Flagg, of Hubbardston, MA, b. 1851 Hubbardston, MA, son of Stephen B. and Margt. (Allen) Flagg.[2]

Children of George Lowell8 and Melissa L. (Huntoon)(Shakespeare) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

953 974 G. L. Whitney 46 M - Farmer $700 Ct. Louisa Whitney 45 F - N.Y. Emeline Whitney 23 F - Do John Whitney 20 M - Farmer Do James Whitney 18 M - Do Do Attended school Ephriam Whitney 15 M - Do Do Attended school Caroline Whitney 12 F - Do - Attended school S. A. Lackey 16 F - Canada

274 262 Henry Wright 34 M - Farmer $1600 $250 New York Emeline Wright 32 F - do Orlen Wright 69 M - Shoe Maker $250 do Carrie Whitney 22 F - School Teacher do Ephraim Whitney 24 M - Carpenter $100 do

11 10 Whitney, George 66 M W Fire Ins. Agent $2200 $400 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Melissa 53 F W Keeping house Vermont -----, Jane 14 F W At school Wisconsin Attended school 11 Bush, Edwin 39 M W Stock Drover $1500 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Lenora 24 F W Keeping house Ohio -----, Maud 3 F W Wisconsin

George L. WHITNEY 76 Self M M W ME Fire Insurance Agent ME ME Melissa L. WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W VT House Keeping VT VT

References

1.^  Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930, at FamilySearch.org.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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