Family:Whitney, George Quimby (1843-1925)
George Quimby8 Whitney (Aaron7, Aaron6, Levi5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Aaron7 and Rebecca (Perkins) Whitney, was born 22 Apr 1843, Saccarappa, ME, and died 4 Aug 1925, Hartford, CT. He was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.
He, of Hartford, CT, married firstly, 7 Nov 1865, Orange, MA, Hortense L. A. Johnson, daughter of Nathan L. and Olive (Atwood) Johnson. She was born 12 Aug 1842, Orange, MA, and died 30 Dec 1866, North Orange, MA, aged 24 years 4 months 17 days, of consumption. She was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.
He married secondly, 27 Oct 1870, Hartford, CT, Isabelle Gaylord. She was born 14 Feb 1851, Torrington (then Wolcottville), CT, and died 6 Dec 1939, CT. She was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.
George Q. went to Hartford when he was twelve years of age and has lived there since. He is a machinist by trade, and is employed by the Pratt & Whitney Company. He served in the late war; was slightly wounded at the battle of Antietam, and was later taken a prisoner of war, and remained about eight months in the Andersonville prison. He was discharged a short time before the close of the war, and he and Isabelle received a pension from the U.S. government for his service. He resided Hartford, CT, s.p.
Children of George Quimby8 and Hortense L. A. (Johnson) Whitney:
i. Harrie9 Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1866, Hartford, CT; d. 7 Aug 1867, Hartford, CT; bur. Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.
George Quimby8 and Isabelle (Gaylord) Whitney had no children.
- 1870: not found.
- 1880, Hartford, Hartford Co., MA:
George Q. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W ME Machinist ME ME Belle WHITNEY 29 Wife F M W CT Keeps House CT MA
95 112 Whitney, George Q. Head W M Apr 1843 57 mar 29 Maine New Hampshire Maine Machinist, Rents house -----, Isabell G. Wife W F Feb 1851 49 mar 29 0ch 0liv Connecticut Connecticut Massachusetts
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), pp. 550-551.
- Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915; Ancestry.com
- Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions, 1675-1934; Ancestry.com
1.^ Find A Grave memorial #81007908, George Quimby Whitney.
2.^ "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 180, page 304.
3.^ "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 202, page 253.
4.^ Find A Grave memorial #81008247, Hortense L. Johnson Whitney.
5.^ Find A Grave memorial #81007951, Isabelle Gaylord Whitney.
6.^ Find A Grave memorial #81018882, Harrie Whitney.
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