Family:Whitney, George W. (c1823-1901)

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George W. Whitney (John Whitney (possibly same as John7 Whitney (Abel6, Benjamin5, Joseph4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of John Whitney and ----- (-----) Whitney, was born about 1823, OH, and died 27 Sep 1901, WA.

He married, 1 Jan 1852, Patch Grove, WI, Mary Elizabeth Glass,[1] daughter of Phineas and Hannah (Beebe) Glass. She was born 29 Octt 1829, NY, and died 10 May 1892.

Children of George W. and Mary Elizabeth (Glass) Whitney:

i. Ira C. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, WI; d. aft. 1900; m. 29 Aug 1891, Columbia Co., OR, Maud R. Fowler;[2] res. Waterford, WA.
ii. John H. Whitney, b. ca. 1858, WI; known only from the 1870 census; possibly the same as William below.
iii. William Frank Whitney, b. 10 Jun 1857, WI; d. 14 May 1916, Spokane, WA;[3] bur. Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, WA;[4] m. ----- -----; res. Davenport, WA.
iv. Sierra Nevada Whitney, b. 12 Oct 1859, Lake Tahoe, NV; d. 21 Jan 1942, Seattle, WA;[5] m.(1) 20 Nov 1880 Klickitat, Klickitat, WA, Stephen Hendrickson; m.(2) ----- Wolfe.
v. Mary Etta Whitney, b. 29 Nov 1862, CA; d. 22 Oct 1921, Addy, WA; bur. Tacoma Cemetery, Tacoma, WA;[6] m. William C. Kruger.
vi. George Grant Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1868, WA Terr.; d. 21 Jan 1924, Tacoma, WA; bur. Mt. View Cemetery, Tacoma, WA;[7] unmarried.
vii. Daniel L. Whitney, b. ca. 1871, WA Terr.

== Census ==```````

  • 1850: not found.
  • 1856 State, Bluffton, Winneshiek Co. IA, p. 1037:

G. W. Whitney 33 M mar Ohio Farmer, 2 years in state, Native voter M. E. " 25 F mar N.Y. J. C. " 3 M Wis.

11 11 Whitney, George 47 M W Farmer $300 $100 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 38 F W Keeping house New York -----, Ira 17 M W At home Wisconsin Attended school -----, Frank 12 M W " Wisconsin Attended school -----, Nevada 9 F W " Nevada Attended school -----, Marietta 7 F W " California Attended school -----, Grant 2 M W " Wash. Terr. Povost, George 38 M W Laborer $240 New York Male citizen over 21

George W. WHITNEY 58 Self M M W OH Farmer MA UNK Mary E. WHITNEY 50 Wife F M W NY Keeping House VT UNK John H. WHITNEY 22 Son M M W WI Herdsman OH NY Sierra Nevada WHITNEY 20 Dau F S W NV Works Out OH NY Marietta WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W CA Works Out OH NY George Frank WHITNEY 12 Son M S W WA At Home OH NY Daniel L. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W WA At Home OH NY

  • 1883 State, no town given, Klickitat Co., WA, p. 107:

2 2 G. W. Whitney 60 M Farmer mar Ohio Male citizen over 21 M. E. Whitney 52 F mar N.Y. M. Whitney 10 F sgl Cala. G. G. Whitney 14 M sgl W.T. E. L. Whitney -- M sgl Do

  • 1887 State, no town given, Adams Co., WA, p. 6:

G. W. Whitney 64 M W Farmer mar Ohio citizen Mary Whitney 57 F W H.W. mar N.Y. Male citizen over 21 Grant Whitney 18 M W sgl I.T. D. L. Whitney 15 M W sgl W.T.

  • 1889 State, no town given, Adams Co., WA, p. 6:

Whitney, G. W. 67 M Farmer mar Ohio Male citizen over 21 " , M. E. 60 F mar N.Y. Female citizen over 21 " , Gn. Grant 21 M sgl N.Y. Male citizen over 21 " , D. L. 18 M sgl Wash.

310 327 Whitney, Ira C. Head W M Sep 1852 47 wid Wisconsin Vermont Ohio Quartz miner, Owns house Davis, Charles S. Prtn W M Oct 1872 37 sgl Missouri Wales Pennsylvania Quartz miner Trielon, Edgar A. Ldgr W M Mar 1863 37 mar 4 Illinois France Tennessee Waiter Ryal, David M. Ldgr W M Jul 1869 20 sgl Missouri Illinois Illinois Cook Froser, William J. Ldgr W M Feb 1862 38 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Quartz miner, Imm. 1880, Nat. Benning, John Ldgr W M Sep 1856 43 wid Germany Germany Germany 1873 27 Na Quartz miner Hamilton, Thomas H. Ldgr W M Jan 1843 37 sgl New York New York New York Quartz miner


  • Census records.

1.^  Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911, from

2.^  Oregon Marriages, 1851-1975, from

3.^  Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960, from

4.^  Find A Grave Memorial #132358860, William Whitney.

5.^  Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960, from

6.^  Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960, from Also, Find A Grave Memorial #95000320, Mary E. Whitney Kruger.

7.^  Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960, from

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