Family:Whitney, George P. (c1810-1860)

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George P.8 Whitney (Joseph7, Jonathan6, Joseph5, Benjamin4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Joseph7 and Rebecca (Priest) Whitney, was born about 1810, Watertown, MA, and died 7 Apr 1860, Watertown, MA, aged 50 years, of asthma, widower.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 3 Jun 1830, Westminster, MA, for him and Ruth Dunham "of Winchendon".[2] He "of Westminster" married 20 Jul 1830, Winchendon, MA, Ruth Dunham,[3] daughter of Alexander and May (-----) Dunham. She was born about Mar 1812, Winchester, MA, and died 14 Feb 1856, Watertown, MA, aged 43 years 11 months, of heart disease.[4]

Children of George P.8 and Ruth (Dunham) Whitney:

i. William Alexander9 Whitney, b. ca. 1832, Winchendon, MA; m.(1) Polly Sevilla Prouty; m.(2) Mary Ann Macomber.
ii. Lysander Whitney, b. ca. 1836, Winchendon, MA; d. 25 Feb 1859, Watertown, MA [given name omitted], aged 20 years, of consumption, farmer; unmarried.[5]
iii. George H. Whitney, b. 4 Sep 1848, Winchendon, MA;[6] d. 25 Aug 1849, Winchendon, MA, aged 11 months 21 days, of dysentery.[7]

Census

92 99 George Whitney 38 M - Laborer Massachusetts Ruth " 38 F - " William " 18 M - Box Maker " Lysander " 14 M - " Attended school

[poor house] 144 161 Morse, Andrew B. 39 M - Keeper of Poor House Maine Mary J. 38 F - do Charles A. 13 M - Mass. Edward H. 5 M - do 162 Hazen, Samuel 79 M - Pauper do Bed Ridden Winchester, Mary 55 F - " do Foolish Norcross, Lucretia 50 F - " do Insane Jones, Charles 41 M - " do do 163 Mackin, Joseph 50 M - do Ireland Poverty Mary 41 F - do do " Samuel 11 M - " Mass. " Joseph Jr. 8 M - " do " Catherine 5 F - " do " Phillip 4 M - " do " Ann 2 F - " do " Whitney, George 45 M - " do " Ruth 45 F - " do " Whitney, Walter 16 M - Pauper Mass. Pauper Keyes, Dennis 60 M - Laborer Ireland Murphy, Timothy 52 M - do do Garrety, Thomas 24 M - do do Hartnett, Patrick 22 M - do do Moriarty, Daniel 20 M - do do Marston, Emerson S. 22 M - do N.H. Keefe, Margaret 19 F - Ireland

  • 1860: not found.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 139, page 190. See also 1860 Mortality Schedule, Massachusetts, where his age was given as 48 years, not 50.

2.^  "George [Whitney], and Ruth Dunham of Winchendon, int. June 3, 1830. Whitney requested not to be published," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Westminster, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1915).

3.^  "George P. [Whitney] [of Westminster in int.], and Ruth Dunham, [married] July 20, 1830," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 103, page 125.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 130, page 129.

6.^  "_____ [Whitney], s. George, [born] Sept 4, 1848," according to Winchendon 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 36, page 401.

7.^  "George H. [Whitney], s. George and Ruth, [died] Aug. 25, 1849. a. 11m 21d. Dysentery," according to Winchendon 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 41, page 350.


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