Family:Whitney, George Henry (1824-1877)

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George Henry8 Whitney (Sewell7, Jonathan6, (prob.) Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Sewell7 and Lucy (Craig) Whitney, was born about 1824, ME, and died 24 Dec 1877, Bradford, MN.

He married 16 July 1854, Kirkland (now Hudson), ME, Melissa Ann Carson, daughter of William and Dolly (-----) Carson. She was apparently born about 1838, ME, and died 17 May 1916, Cambridge, MN. According to the 1900 Census of Cambridge, MN, she was born in Sep 1861, ME, but that is dubious.

George Henry Whitney was a farmer and is found in various records under either his first or middle name. He is buried in the East Bradford Cemetery in Isanti Co., MN, as "Henry Whitney", corporal, Co. B and Co. N, 11th Minnsota Infantry.

Children of George Henry and Melissa Ann (Carson) Whitney:

i. Georgeana Alforetta9 Whitney, b. ca. 1858, MN.
ii. Manley Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1860, Isanti Co., MN; m. Ida Catherine Bull.
iii. Frank Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1863, Anoka Co., MN; m. Dora J. Robinson.
iv. Elva Whitney, b. 28 February, 1867, MN.
v. William Whitney, b. 8 August 1870, MN, d. 3 Sep 1910, Cambridge, MN. 1880 Census: Crippled. Lived with his mother in Cambridge, MN.
vi. Lilley Whitney, b. 6 Jul 1872, Bradford, MN, d. 4 Sep 1937, Wimbourne, Alberta, Canada.
vii. Ellen Frances Whitney, b. 15 Aug 1875, Bradford, MN; m. John E. Johnson.
viii. Belle K. Whitney, b. 24 Jun 1878, Bradford, MN; d. May 1943, Cambridge, MN; m. Erick F. Johnson.


  • 1850, Kirkland, Penobscot Co., ME, in parents' family

Melissa is found in the census of 1850 with her family in Kirkland, ME., living two doors from Humphrey Whitney.

2560 2318 Geo. H. Whitney 28 M - Farm Laborer $100 Maine Melissa " 22 F - do Alvaseta " 3 F - Minn. George " Jr. 6/12 M - do

11 11 Whitney, Henry 46 M W Farmer $1200 $932 Maine [sic] Melissa 35 F W Keeping House Maine Alforetta 12 F W At home Minna. Manley 10 M W Minna. Illiterate Frank 8 M W Minna. Illiterate Evia 4 F W Minna. Illiterate William 10/12 M W Minna. Illiterate

Malissa WHITNEY 39 Self F W W ME ME ME Manly WHITNEY 18 Son M S W MN Farmer ME ME Frank WHITNEY 17 Son M S W MN Farm Laborer ME ME Eva WHITNEY 14 Dau F S W MN Without Occupation ME ME Willey WHITNEY 11 Son M S W MN ME ME Lilley WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W MN ME ME Ellen WHITNEY 4 Dau F S W MN ME ME Bell WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W MN ME ME Edward DONNEFELSER 18 Oth M S W WI Farm Laborer PRUSSIA PRUSSIA


  • D Whitney Public Member Tree,

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