Family:Whitney, George Shepard (1829-1894)

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George Shepard7 Whitney (Ambrose6, Henry5, Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ambrose6 and Nancy (-----) Whitney, was born 26 Jul 1829, Chesterville, ME, and died 1894, Campton, Grafton Co., NH.

He married firstly, 16 Nov 1853, Lowell, MA, Susan F. Bagley, daughter of Elijah and June (-----) Bagley.[1] She was born about 1833, Thornton, NH, and died before 1869.

George married secondly, 27 Jun 1869, Campton, NH, Laura J. Glover, daughter of Lorenzo and Lavinia W. (-----) Glover. She was born about 1847, NH, and died after 1880.

George was a veteran of the Mexican War, and received a pension from the U.S. government.

Children of George Shepard7 and Susan F. (-----) Whitney:

i. Charles A. Whitney, b. Apr 1855, prob. Thornton, NH; m. Annie Hester Glines.
ii. Clara I. Whitney, b. ca. 1859, prob. Thornton, NH. Not found in 1870 or 1880 census.

Child of George Shepard7 and Laura (Glover) Whitney:

iii. Alice G. Whitney, b. ca. 1877, Campton, NH; m. 5 May 1897, Thornton, NH, William H. Avery.[2]


421 382 George S. Whitney 31 M - Shoemaker $180 $100 Maine Susan F. Whitney 27 F - N.H. Charles A. Whitney 5 M - " Clara J. Whitney 1 F - "

103 100 Glover, Lorenzo 49 M W Blacksmith $500 $300 N.H. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lavinia W. 49 F W Keeping House N.H. Whitney, George S. 40 M W Shoe Maker Maine Married in Jun, Male citizen over 21 -----, Laura J. 23 F W N.H. Married in Jun

George S. WHITNEY 50 Self M M W MAINE Shoemaker MAINE MAINE Laura J WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W N. H. Keeping House N. H. N. H. Alice G. WHITNEY 3 Dau F S W N. H. MAINE N. H.

  • 1880, daughter Clara not found.


1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 70, page 153.

2.^  "Alice G. Whitney (b. 1877, Campton, NH, d. of George S. Whitney & Laura J. Hovier) & William H. Avery, m. 5 May 1897, Thornton, Grafton Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

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