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George Whitney
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Birth: 1842
Monroe County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1895
Peoria
Franklin County
Kansas, USA

Emporia Gazette, Monday, March 16, 1893; page 4, column 4

Geo. Whitney Dead

Geo. Whitney, who was well known in this city and until last fall lived at 302 South Exchange street, died Saturday night at 12 o’clock, at his home north of the city. He was an old soldier and a member of the G.A.R. post, and was in his 51st year.
The funeral was held at his home in the country this afternoon under charge of the G.A.R.’s. Rev. Jos. Culver preached the funeral sermon.
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Emporia Weekly Republican, Thursday, March 21, 1895; page 4

Death of George Whitney

George Whitney died Sunday at his home, seven miles north of the city, age 51 years. He was born in Ohio, but had for some time been a resident of Lyon county. He served throughout the war of the rebellion and was a member of G.A.R. post No. 464, of this city.
A delegation from the post went out to attend the funeral at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon. Rev. J.F. Culver conducted the services. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathan Whitney (1798 - 1851)
  Mary Ann Hensel Whitney (1795 - 1857)
 
 Siblings:
  John Whitney (1824 - 1877)*
  Dennis Whitney (1825 - 1881)**
  Jonas Whitney (1825 - 1877)*
  Amelia Whitney Bright (1831 - 1885)*
  Nathan Whitney (1838 - 1897)**
  Matilda Whitney (1838 - 1863)**
  George Whitney (1842 - 1895)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
CO I 16 Kansas
 
Burial:
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Emporia
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 9 - Lot 91 & 92 - Row 2 - Space 8
 
Created by: Joe Gibbens
Record added: Aug 13, 2010
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George Whitney
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- Becky Doan
 Added: Dec. 27, 2015

- Becky Doan
 Added: May. 26, 2015
George was listed as age 8, b. OH, on the 1850 Perry, Monroe, OH census. He was listed with Nathan Whitney, age 60, b. in Maine, & Mary, age 54, b. PA, and 7 older siblings. The family was listed in Peoria Township, Franklin Co., KS by 1860. George enlist...(Read more)
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 26, 2014
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