Family:Whitney, James (1779-1817)
He married, 1800, Wells, VT, Betsey Law, daughter of John Law. She was born 1779, and died 26 May 1863, Pavilion, NY. She married secondly, Mexico, NY, Luther Evarts. He was born 27 Aug 1793, Hartford, CT, and died 2 Aug 1873, Angelica, NY. He was a carpenter.
James was a carpenter. He resided Granville and Mexico, NY.
Children of James6 and Betsey (Law) Whitney:
i. Fidelia7 Whitney, b. 6 Sep 1801, Granville, NY; m. Ephraim Keeler; resided LaFayette Station, NY. ii. Alvin L. Whitney, b. 14 Sep 1803, Granville, NY; m. Betsey Cook. iii. Chauncey B. Whitney, b. 1805, Granville, NY; m.(1) Sophia Doolittle; m.(2) Mary Ann -----. iv. Filinda Whitney, b. -----, Granville, NY; m. Joel B. Goss; resided Vernon, NY. v. Luther Day Whitney, b. 13 Mar 1810, Granville, NY; m.(1) Aroline Perrin; m.(2) Elvira Day. vi. Eliza Whitney, b. -----; m. ----- Dun; resided Covington, NY. vii. James Puffer Whitney, b. 25 Sep 1815; m. Nerissa Crittenden.
Children of Luther and Betsey (Law)(Whitney) Evarts:
i. Hiram Evarts; moved to Michigan in 1840. ii. Laura Ann Evarts, b. 1825; d. 1881/1882, Lapeer, MI; m. William Arnold III; obituary for Laura mentions, "Her family name was Evarts, and she was a half sister to Rev. L. D. Whitney." iii. Charles B. Evarts. iv. Ellen E. Evarts, b. 23 Nov 1829; m. Spencer Franklin; resided 29 Grove St., Bradford, PA.; d. 21 Oct 1900, Bradford, Pa v. Loren Evarts; b. 26 July 1822, Mexico, NY; d. 9 Dec 1909, Rochester, NY; m. Harriet Crocker 4 Nov 1849, Pavilion, NY vi. Solomon Evarts. vii. George W. Evarts; b. 1828, Paris, NY; d. 17 Oct 1862, Keokuk, IA, in the civil war; m. 1850, Vernon, MI, Martha Bascomb, d. 2 Feb 1864, leaving their boys orphaned.
- 1810, Granville, Washington Co., NY: James Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 3 males 0-9, 1 females 26-44, and 1 female 0-9.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 217.