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George Whitton

George Whitton

Male 1828 - 1916  (87 years)

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  • Name George Whitton 
    Born 5 Apr 1828  Melrose c 1-6-1828 page 53 OPR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Feb 1916  Griffith Road, Gouverneur, NY buried Riverside Section K Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2200  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father James Whitton,   b. UNKNOWN, London, Engand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1850, Melrose, Scotland??? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Pringle,   b. 1792, Newstead, Melrose, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1863, Gouverneur, New York 71 years old!!! buried Gouvrerner, buried Riverside Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1828  Presumably in Scotland due to place of birth of wife and children but marriage not located Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Olive L Thayer,   b. Jun 1839, Gouverneur, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1927, Griffith Road, Gouverneur, NY buried Riverside Section K Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1865 
    Children 
     1. James Ralph Whitton,   b. 7 Jun 1866, Griffiths Bridge, North Gouvernour, NY USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1959, Edward John Noble Hospital, Canton buried Trinity, Morley, NY USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [natural]
     2. George Washington Whitton,   b. 5 Oct 1867, Gouverneur, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1953, buried Riverside Cemetery, Gouverneur NY Section K Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     3. John Whitton,   b. 1870, Gouverneur, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874, Gouverneur, NY, USA buried Riverside Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)  [natural]
     4. Margaret Whitton,   b. 1871, Gouverneur, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874, Gouverneur, NY, USA buried Riverside Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [natural]
     5. Olive B Whitton,   b. 16 Jan 1875, Gouverneur, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1958, Gouverneur. NY USA buried Riverside Section L Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     6. Archie McLean Whitton,   b. 14 Jul 1877, Gouverneur, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1939, buried Riverside Cemetary, Gouverneur, New York section K Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baptised as George Whitten
      at 1841 census at Main Street, Melrose, Roxburghshire.
      at 1851 census at Melrose, Roxburgh ref 799/00014/00015 a General Labourer
      According to Phil and Bonnie Whitton pbwhit@northnet.org Sept 2001
      George and Robert are supposed to have emigrated to North Gouverneur, New York State, very close to the St Lawrence River in June 1851 They think that George was born in Edinburgh and cannot find any information to suggest that their parents came with them. George was a strong Presbyterian.

      purchased land in Gouverneur in September 1851 for $1,050
      and in 1857 purchased more for $1,409
      at 1860 census at a farm outside Gouverneur, New York

      Gouverneur Business Directory - Individuals
      From Child's Gazeteer of St. Lawrence County
      1873-74
      a farmer of 153 acres
      at 1860 census at Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, NY
      at 1870 census at Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, NY
      at 1910 census at Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, Ny indexed under Wht...er
      at 1910 census at Gouverneur, Saint Lawrence, NY
      Obituary 1-3-1916 Gouverneur Free Press