Avery Pollian WHITENER 

Avery Pollian WHITENER[1]

Male 1876 - 1961

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  • Birth  14 Oct 1876  , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • Birth information:
      Oct 1876, GA -> stated on 1900 census
      1878 -> age 42 on 1920 census
      14 Oct 1876 -> WWI Draft Registration
      14 Oct 1876 -> Genealogy Trails
      1877, GA -> age 3 on 1880 census
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1880  Boardtown District, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Avery N. (3) appeared in the household of William "Whitner" (24) as his son. He and both parents were born in Georgia. Other household members included Roxey C. (27), Harley (7), Brownlow (2), and Samuel (3 months).

      William's grandmother, Anna Searcy, lived next door, and his mother, Levina Whitener, lived three households down.
    Census  1900  Doolittle District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Avery (23) appeared in the household of William Whitener (44) as his son. He was born Oct 1876. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He was a single farm-laborer. The household included Mary (34), Maud (13), "Bular" (10), Lula (8), John A. (7), and "Due Ric" (1). The family lived on a farm, which was rented.
    Military  From 10 Nov 1901 to 9 Nov 1904  [5, 9, 10
    Military 
    • Avery P. Whitener enlisted in the United States Army on 10 Nov 1901. He served as a corporal in Company H, 9th Regiment, U. S. Infantry until 11 May 1902. He was transferred to Company H, 1st Regiment, U. S. Infantry, where he served until discharged on 09 Nov 1904.

      His brothers, Brownlow W., William D., and Albert are listed in the "Additional Services" section of his index cards.
    Physical Description  11 Sep 1918  [11
    • He was of medium height and build, with black hair and blue eyes.
    Occupation  11 Sep 1918  Cisco, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • He was a merchant.
    Residence  11 Sep 1918  Cisco, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • "Avery Pollian Whitener" lived in Cisco, Murray, Georgia. He was 41 years old and was born 14 Oct 1876. His wife, Druse Whitener, was his nearest relative.
    Census  1920  Alaculsa District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • A. P. Whitener (42) appeared as head of household. He owned his home, free and clear. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He was a farmer. The household included his wife "Druse" (34), and children: Vadah (15), Jennings (10), Humphrey (8), Howard (5), Marshal (4), Kimbal (2).
    Military  5 Feb 1921  [9, 10
    Military 
    • He filed for an invalid pension.
    Census  1930  Militia District 824, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Avery P. Whitener (54) appeared as head of household. He owned his home (value not noted), which was a farm. He was first married at the age of 30. He had not attended school during the year and was literate. He and both parents were born in Georgia. He was a farmer on a general farm, working on his own account. He was a veteran of the Spanish-American War.

      The household included his wife, Mary D. (47), and children: William J. (19), William H. (17), Howard M. (15), Willard M. (13), Cecil K. (11), and Dorthea (9).
    Residence  1961  , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  12 Mar 1961  , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 13
    Buried  Aft 12 Mar 1961  Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Address:
    Chatsworth Heights Cemetery 
    Avery & Druscilla Whitener plot marker
    Avery & Druscilla Whitener plot marker
    Avery Whitener footstone
    Avery Whitener footstone
    Notes 
    • Avery P. Whitener -> MC Death Index
      Avery Pollian Whitener -> WWI Draft Registration

      His parents are reported as William E. Whitener and Roxie Sinyard in the Murray County Death Index.
    Person ID  I1770  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  17 Jan 2011 

    Father  William Everett WHITENER,   b. Dec 1855, Ellijay, Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1937, Dennis, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Roxy Cynthia SINYARD,   b. Abt 1850, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1872  , Gilmer, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F6  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Druscilla DILLARD,   b. 8 Oct 1883, , Fannin, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1972, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Dec 1909  , Rhea, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • The marriage license was issued on 2 Dec 1909 in the names A. P. Whitener and Miss Druse Dillard. The marriage was performed the same day by W. S. Hale, M. G.
    Whitener-Dillard Marriage License
    Whitener-Dillard Marriage License
    records the marriage of Avery Whitener and Druse Dillard
    Children 
    >1. Vadah Octavia WHITENER,   b. 16 Apr 1905, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1998, , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Jennings WHITENER,   b. Abt 1910, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Living
     4. Howard M. WHITENER,   b. 3 Jun 1914, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1996, , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Living
     6. Kimbal Cecil WHITENER,   b. 22 Apr 1918, , probably Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1998
     7. Living
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F551  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S302] Murray County, Georgia, "Death Index 1,"; Probate Court's Office, Chatsworth, Georgia., section W; entry for Avery P. Whitener; 1961 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S61] 1920 U.S. census, Murray County, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T625 (http://www.ancestry.com), roll T625_272, Alaculsa District, enumeration district (ED) 136, p. 3 A, dwelling 44, family 46, A. P. Whitner; (Reliability: 3).
      http://tinyurl.com/yzb2jtx

    3. [S276] Leslie Riney, "Murray County, Georgia Death Listings," abstracts, Murray County Georgia Genealogy and History (http://genealogytrails.com/geo/murray/death_listings.htm : accessed ), semi-chronologically arranged, ., 27 August 2010; entry for Avery P Whitener, 12 March 1961 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S293] 1880 U. S. Census, Gilmer County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestrycom : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 148., 907 District G. M. Boardtown; 104; p. 40 (penned); dwelling 360, family 366; William Whitner household; accessed; 3 January 2008 (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S261] Chatsworth Heights Cemetery (Chatsworth, Georgia; Latitude: 34.78860, Longitude: -84.77420), ; , ., Avery P. Whitener monumental inscription; 3 July 2010; photographed by Tonia Kendrick (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S304] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," Database and images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 19171918, NARA microfilm publication M1509., accessed; 5 December 2009; Avery Pollian Whitener, serial no. 1554, order no. 613, Draft Board 0, Murray County, Georgia; roll 1558454 (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S281] 1900 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 213., Doolittle Disrict; 71; sheet 11-B (penned); dwelling 187, family 191; William Whitener household; accessed; 10 October 2009 (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S281] 1900 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 213., Doolittle District; 71; sheet 11-B; dwelling 187, family 191; William Whitener household; accessed; 1 November 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S77] "Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900," digital images, Footnote.com; imaged from Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900, T289 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives [n.d.]) (http://www.footnote.com), Avery P. Whitener (Co. H, 9th U. S. Inf.) index card; roll 642. (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.footnote.com/image/23471677/

    10. [S77] "Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900," digital images, Footnote.com; imaged from Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900, T289 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives [n.d.]) (http://www.footnote.com), Avery P. Whitener (Co. H, 1st U. S. Inf.) index card; roll 628. (Reliability: 3).
      http://www.footnote.com/image/23550676/

    11. [S304] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," Database and images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 19171918, NARA microfilm publication M1509., accessed; 5 December 2009; Avery Pollian Whitener, serial no. 1554, order no. 613, Draft Board 0, Murray County, Georgia; roll 1558454 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S315] 1930 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); National Archives and Records and Administration microfilm publication T626, roll 377., Militia District 824; 107-3; sheet 1 B; dwelling 20, family 21; Avery P. Whitener household; accessed; 17 January 2011 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S261] Chatsworth Heights Cemetery (Chatsworth, Georgia; Latitude: 34.78860, Longitude: -84.77420), ; , ., Avery P. Whitener monumental inscription; 3 July 2010; photographed by Tonia Kendrick (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S305] "Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002," database and images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm., accessed; 2 December 2009; entry for A. P. Whitener and Miss Druse Dillard (Reliability: 3).




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