Family:Whitney, George Horace (1845-1898)

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George Horace9 Whitney (George T.8, Humphrey7, Jonathan6, (prob.) Jonathan5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of George T.8 and Mary (Darling) Whitney, was born 1 Apr 1843, Hudson, ME, and died 14 Nov 1898, Pittsfield, ME.

He married, 19 Aug 1869, Bangor, ME, Emma L. Holmes, "both of Hudson",[1] daughter of Shephard Holmes. She was born Mar 1853, Hancock, ME, and died after 1 Oct 1923. She married secondly, Mar 1905, Pittsfield, ME, Horace Maxim.

Children of George Horace9 Emma L. (Holmes) Whitney:

i. Hollis Guy10 Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1874, Detroit, ME;[2] m. Florence E. Linscott.
ii. Lillian R. Whitney, b. Apr 1878, ME; d. aft. 1923; m. 9 Sep 1894, Detroit, ME, Willie H. Earle;[3] divorced bef. 1900.


28 28 Whitney, George H. 23 M W Farm Laborer Maine Married in Aug, Male citizen over 21 -----, Emma L. 17 F W Keeping House Maine Married in Aug -----, Franklin 17 M W Farm Laborer Maine

Geo. H. WHITNEY 34 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Emma L. WHITNEY 27 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Hollis G. WHITNEY 6 Son M S W ME ME ME Lillian R. WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W ME ME ME

260 303 Whitney, Emma L. Head W F Mar 1853 47 wid 3ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine N.G., Owns free house -----, Lillian R. Dau W F Apr 1878 22 div 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine


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1.^  "George H. Whitney and Emma L. Holmes, both of Hudson, [married] 19 August 1869 in Bangor," according to Ruth Gray, ed., Penobscot County, Maine Marriage Records prior to 1892 (Camden, ME: Picton Press, 1994).

2.^  Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921, at

3.^  Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996, at

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