George W. QUENETT
Sophia KINNEY
Margaret HENDERSHOTT

Husband:  George W. QUENETT
Birth:  Abt 1831, Sparta, Livingston Co., New York
Death:  12 May 1864, Spotsylvania Court House, Spotsylvania Co., Virginia
Cause of Death:  Killed in Civil War Battle
Burial:  May 1864, Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Father: Francis QUENETT
Mother: Eleanor
ROBINSON

Marriage-1:  Abt 1854, Allegany Co., New York

Wife-1:  Sophia KINNEY
Birth:  1837, Tioga Co., New York
Death:  Aft 1855, Allegany Co., New York
Burial:
Father:  Eseeck KINNEY
Mother:  Rebecca S. UNKNOWN

Marriage-2:  8 May 1858, Scio, Allegany Co., New York

Wife-2:  Margaret HENDERSHOTT
Birth: 1838, Hornellsville, Steuben Co., New York
Death:  18 Jan 1859, Scio, Allegany Co., New York
Burial: 
Father:  Andrew HENDERSHOTT
Mother:  Lovina DILDINE

Children - Marriage-1:
1. Edwin Francis QUENETT, b: May 1855, Cuba, Allegany Co., New York

Children - Marriage-2:
1. George Francis QUENETT, b: 17 Jan 1859, Scio, Allegany Co., New York
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Notes:
George, Sophia and Edwin were living with Sophia's parents in 1855.

1855 State Census Data, Cuba, Allegany Co., New York    Enumeration Date: 5-Jun-1855, Family #13

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Relation

 Occupation
or Trade

Home Value

POB

County of Birth

Time Lived in Area

 KINNEY, Eseeck

49

M

W

 Head 

 Cook & Jourer 

$25 

PA

 

6 months

                Rebecca S

55

F

W

 Wife

 

 

MA

 

6 months

                Abba M          

14

F

W

 Daughter

 

 

PA

 

6 months

                Almira

12

F

W

 Daughter

 

 

PA

 

6 months

 QUENETT, George W

22

M

W

 Son L

 

 

NY

Allegany

6 months

                  Sophia

18

F

W

 Daughter

 

 

NY

Tioga

6 months

                  Francis E

1m

M

W

 Nephew  (?)

 

 

NY

Allegany

1 month

In 1860, there's a George and Maria Quinette living in a hotel that may be this George and a Maria Unknown.  His age is exactly 10 years off what would be expected but they are living only three households from George's parents, Francis and Eleanor.  George W's son, George F., can be found living with his maternal grandparents, Andrew & Lovina Hendershott.

1860 Federal Census Data (M653_0077, Page 171), Avon, Livingston Co., New York,
                                                                                                                       Enumeration Date: 26-Jun-1860, Family #225

NAME

Age

Sex

Col.

Occupation
Or Trade

Real Estate

Pers. Estate

POB

In Sch.

Cannot  R/W

D, D, B, I,   I, P, or C

 QUINETTE, George

40

M

W

 Laborer

--

--

NY

 

 

 

                   Maria

32

F

W

 Domestic

 

 

NY

 

 

 

George served with the Union troops in the Civil War.  He served both New York and then Michigan.  His service record(s) shows:
   Name:  George W. Quinette
   Residence:   Geneseo, New York
   Occupation:   
   Enlistment Date:  18 Oct 1861   
   State Served:  New York
   Service Record:  Enlisted as a Corporal on 18 October 1861.
                               Enlisted in Company D, New York 104th Infantry Regiment on 18 October 1861.
                               Mustered out Company D, New York 104th Infantry Regiment on 15 November 1862
                                     at Washington, DC.

   Name:  George Quenett
   Residence:  Rives, Michigan
   Occupation:
   Enlisted as a Corporal on 30 October 1862 in Rives at the age of 26. 
   Enlisted in Company K, 26th Infantry Regiment, Michigan on 12 December 1862. 
   Promoted to Full A Color Corporal on 15 February 1863. 
   Killed on 12 May 1864 in Spotsylvania Court House, VA.

A pension was filed for a minor child under the name of A. Hendershot.  George's father-in-law filed for this for his grandson, George F Quenett, as he was the guardian and George F. was living with him.  (application transcription)
   Name:  George W. Quenett
   Unit:  K  26  MI Inf
    Minor: A. Hendershot, gdn.
    Pension Type:                         Minor
    Application Date:                 17 Jun 1865
    Application #:                          98,365
    Certificate #:                           136,540

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