Family:Whitney, George H. (1848-1922)

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George H.9 Whitney (Calvin8, John Rodman7, William6, Thomas5, William4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Calvin8 and Emma Lucy (Morse) Whitney, was born 14 Apr 1848, Lorain Co., OH, and died 29 Jan 1922, Coleman or Geneva, MI.[1] He was buried in Geneva Township Cemetery, Geneva, MI.

He married, 30 Dec 1874, Trumbull Co., OH, Alice Estella Guernsey,[2] daughter of Edmund Sylvester and Francenor (Jacobs) Guernsey. She was born 18 Apr 1852, Ogden, MI, and died 23 Jan 1940, North Bradley, MI. She was buried in Geneva Township Cemetery, Geneva, MI.

Children of George H.9 and Alice Estella (Guernsey) Whitney:

i. Emma Lucy10 Whitney, b. 4 Mar 1876, Elyria, OH; d. 10 May 1957; bur. Geneva Township Cemetery, Geneva, MI; m. 18 Oct 1896, Ogden, MI, James H. Whitmore.[3] Children:
a. James A. Whitmore, b. ca. 1908, MI.
ii. Mora Capitola Whitney, b. 24 Aug 1877, Topeka, KS; d. 31 Jul 1972, Coleman, MI; m. 7 Nov 1900, Adrian, MI, Ernest Vanderpool.[4] Children:
a. Ruth Gwendolyn Vanderpool, b. 4 Oct 1902, Flint, MI.
b. Leo Vanderpool, b. 18 Oct 1907.
iii. Mamie Francesnor Whitney, b. 24 Feb 1879, Clifton, KS; d. May 1970, Sanford, MI; bur. Jerome Township Cemetery, Sanford, MI; m. 24 Dec 1896, Ogden, MI, Jacob Sorg.[5] Children:
a. Hazel Marjery Sorg, b. ca. 1898, MI.
b. Edward Jacob Sorg, b. ca. 1900, MI.
c. Daisy Alice Sorg, b. ca. 1902, MI.
d. George William Sorg, b. ca. 1903, MI.
e. Beulah Iva Sorg, b. ca. 1906, MI.
f. Elva Lenore Sorg, b. ca. 1907, MI.
g. Frederick Henry Sorg, b. 11 Mar 1909, MI.
h. August Clifford Sorg, b. -----.
i. Alice Capitola Sorg, b. -----.
j. Charles Howard Sorg, b. ca. 1918, MI.
iv. George Edmund Whitney, b. 5 Mar 1881, Olympia, WA; d. 29 Oct 1889; bur. Ogden Zion Cemetery, Blissfield, MI.
v. Clifford Calvin Whitney, b. 19 Jul 1889, Ogden, MI;[6] m. Nettie Osborn.
vi. Iva Iona Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1886, Ogden, MI;[7] d. 16 Dec 1968; bur. Geneva Township Cemetery, Geneva, MI; m. 15 Jan 1908, North Bradley, MI, William H. Whitehead.[8] Children:
a. Ercelia J. Whitehead, b. -----.
b. Clayton E. Whitehead, b. -----.
c. Martha Jane Whitehead, b. -----.
d. George Henry Whitehead, b. -----.


George WHITNEY 32 Self M M W OH Carpenter OH OH Alice WHITNEY 27 Wife F M W OH Keeping House NY NY Lucy WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W OH OH OH Mora WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W OH OH OH Franklin WHITNEY 1 Son M S W KS OH OH


  • Census records.

1.^  Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952, at

2.^  Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013, at

3.^  Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, at

4.^  Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, at

5.^  Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, at

6.^  Michigan Births, 1867-1902, at

7.^  Michigan Births, 1867-1902, at

8.^  Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925, at

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