Family:Whitney, George Washington (1817-1886)

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George Washington7 Whitney (Shubael6, Asa5, Joshua4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Shubael6 and Sarah (Mitchell) Whitney, was born 23 Mar 1817, or 23 Mar 1816, Groton, CT,[1] and died 16 Aug 1886, Chicago, IL.

He married, 28 Dec 1847, Norwalk, OH, Althea F. Beebe. She was born 14 Apr 1822, Mount Vernon, OH.

George W. Whitney, born at Groton, CT, 23 Mar 1817; settled in Cleveland about 1845; married Althea F. Beebe, of Norwalk, OH, 28 Dec 1847; engaged in mercantile pursuits until about 1880, when compelled to retire through failing health; was a public spirited citizen and active in good work. Died at Chicago, 16 Aug 1886; resided Cleveland, OH, and Chicago, IL.

Children of George Washington7 and Althea F. (Beebe) Whitney:

i. John B.8 Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1848; m. Rebecca Colvin.
ii. Clara E. Whitney, b. 1850; m. Judge Alfred W. Lamson; resided Cleveland, OH.
iii. Helen A. Whitney, b. -----; m. Arthur E. Bingham; resided 4723 Woodlawn Ave., Chicago, IL.
iv. George W. Whitney, b. 8 Oct 1866; unmarried; resided 4723 Woodlawn Ave. Came to Chicago in 1884, and is a stockholder and officer of the Marsh Bingham Lumber County.

Census

1480 1626 G. W. Whitney 34 M - Merchant Ct. Althea " 27 F - Ohio John B. " 2 M - " Clara E. " 6/12 F - " A. W. North 31 M - Merchant $6000 Ct. Martha S. " 27 F - " ...

1662 1674 Geo. W. Whitney 38 M - Mcht. Vt. Althea 36 F - Ohio John 11 M - " Kittie 10 F - " Ellen 6 F - "

492 475 Whitney, Geo. 25 M W Retired Merchant $2000 $20000 Conn. Male citizen over 21 -----, A. F. 50 M W Keeping House Ohio Sampson, A. H. 47 M W Lawyer $200 Do Male citizen over 21 -----, Kittie 22 F W Do Whitney, John 21 M W Clk. in store Do Nellie 16 F W Do Attended school Georgie 3 M W Do Allen, Emma 20 F B House Servt. M.D. -----, Laura 19 F B Do Do M.D.

G. M. WHITNEY 60 Self M M W OH Shoulder Braces NY NY Althea WHITNEY 54 Wife F M W OH Boarding OH OH

  • 1880, sons John and George not found.

References

1.^  "George W. [Whitney], [s. Shubael], b. 23 Mar 1816," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Groton 3:2.


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