Family:Whitney, George T. (c1810-a1860)

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George T. Whitney, parentage unknown, was born circa 1810, NY, and died after 1860.

He married, firstly, an unknown woman. She apparently died between 1841 and 1848.

He married, secondly, 1 Apr 1848, Harrodsburg, KY, Tabitha (Lamme) Boyle, daughter of ----- and Jane (Tilford) Lamme. She was born circa 1821, KY, and died after 1856. She had previously been married to John Weir Boyle, son of Chief Justice Boyle. They had resided in Mercer Co., KY. They had children Elizabeth Jane "Betty" Boyle, b. 5 Nov 1843; John Weir Boyle, b. Mar 1846, d. 12 Aug 1864.

He was a merchant. He was also listed as an early postmaster of Harrodsburg, KY.[1]

Children of George T. and ----- (-----) Whitney:

i. George A. Whitney, b. ca. 1837, KY; not with the family in 1860.
ii. Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1841, KY; d. after 1860.

Children of George F. and Tabitha (Lamme)(Boyle) Whitney:

iii. Jerome Atchison Whitney, b. 18 Dec 1849, KY. He was a civil engineer and resided Jessamine Co., KY.
iv. Amanda Tilford Whitney, b. 17 Dec 1851, KY; m. 16 Mar 1869, Fayette Co., KY, Eugene A. Cassell, b. 17 Apr 1847, d. 5 Jan 1900. Children:
a. Eugenia Whitney Cassell, b. 10 Sep 1871.
b. Anna Bell Cassell, b. 17 Dec 1878.
c. Terah Dunlap Cassell, b. 3 Apr 1886.
d. Whitney Weir Cassell, b. 29 Jul 1894..
v. Tabitha Boyle Whitney, b. 18 Dec 1854, KY; m. 4 Dec 1879, Woodford Co., KY, Branham Dunlap, b. 19 Mar 1856, d. 9 Nov 1894. They res. Woodford Co., KY.
a. Minnie Branham Dunlap, b. 31 Oct 1884.
b. George William Dunlap, b. 4 Jan 1887.
c. Whitney DeWitt Dunlap, b. 5 Sep 1888.
d. Tarner Dunlap, b. 14 Feb 1891.
e. Branham Dunlap, b. 18 Mar 1895.

Notes

His middle initial was probably "T", though it is very clearly "F" in 1860.

Census

487 487 G. T. Whitney 40 M - Merchant NY Tabitha Whitney 29 F - KY George A. Whitney 13 M - KY Ann Whitney 9 F - KY Elizabeth Boyle 7 F - KY John Boyle 3 M - KY Jeromb Whitney 2 M - KY

G. T. Whitney 38 F B 14 F B 7 F B

667 739 G. F. Whitney 51 M - Farmer $1500 $600 New York Ann " 16 F - Kentucky Attended school Jerome " 11 M - " Attended school Amanda " 7 F - " Attended school Tabitha 4 F - "

References

  • Census records

1. ^  "Whitney, George T., early postmaster of Harrodsburg" The Filson Club history quarterly, Volume 14.


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