Family:Whitney, James (1800-1854)

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James7 Whitney (James6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James6 and Mary (Robinson) Whitney, was born 6 Mar 1800, and died 30 Aug 1854, Woodstock, CT, aged 54 years.[1]

He married firstly, 18 Sep 1826, Woodstock, CT, Prudence Allard,[2] daughter of Joseph and Miriam (Bacon) Allard. She was born 22 Dec 1799, Woodstock, CT, and died 17 May 1839, Woodstock, CT.[3]

He married secondly, 9 Sep 1839, Albany, VT, Lavina Lee,[4] daughter of Phineas and Susan Jane (Otis) Lee. She was born 14 Feb 1820, Craftsbury or Peacham, VT, and died 12 May 1905, Grafton, MA, aged 85 years 3 months, of pneumonia.[5] She married secondly, 4 Jul 1859, Sutton, MA, Rufus Burdon, of Sutton, as his third wife, son of Jonathan and Bilotha (Bartlett) Burdon.[6] He was born about Mar 1784, Sutton, MA, and died 23 Dec 1863, Sutton, MA, aged 77 years 9 months.[7]

Lavina L. Burden, of Sutton, appointed guardian of Floretta A. Whitney, minor child of James Whitney, Woodstock, CT, 15 Feb 1870. [Floretta was then 16 years old.]

He was a carpenter and joiner. He resided Woodstock, CT.

Children of James7 and Prudence (Allard) Whitney:

i. (child) Whitney, b. 1826; bur. 7 Dec 1826, Woodstock, CT.[8]

Children of James7 and Lavina (Lee) Whitney:

i. Daniel James8 Whitney, b. 9 Jun 1840; m.(1) Nancy Child; m.(2) Miranda White.
ii. Chandler Briggs Whitney, b. 23 Jun 1843; m.(1) Harriett Cowles; m.(2) Clara G. Cowles
iii. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 16 Aug 1845, Southbridge, MA; m. 21 Mar 1866, Sutton, MA, Putnam Dwight King, b. ca. 1842, Sutton, MA, son of Putname and Jerusha (-----) King;[9] b. 16 Jan 1842, Sutton, MA. Resided Sutton, MA. Wholesale flour dealer. Children:
a. Dwight Earnest King, b. 27 Apr 1867; married and resided Sutton, MA.
iv. Louisa Maria Whitney, b. ca. Dec 1847; d. 30 May 1850, Woodstock, CT, aged 2 years 5 months.[10]
v. Hanrietta B. Whitney, b. 29 May 1849, Woodstock, CT;[11] d. 25 May 1850, Woodstock, CT, aged 1 year.[12]
vi. Perley Lyon Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1854; killed by the cars in Worcester, 27 Aug 1869, aged 18 years 7 months, accidentally ren over on railroad.[13]
vii. Floretta Ann Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1854, Woodstock, CT; "Etta L." m. 11 Oct 1870, Sutton, MA, Theodore L. Chase, b. ca. 1849, Hillsdale, NY, son of Walter A. and Laura (-----) Chase;[14] resided 17 Bellevue St., Worcester, MA. Children:
a. Perley W. Chase, b. 16 Mar 1876.
b. (adopted) Florence Maud Chase, b. 26 Mar 1886.

Census

353 406 James Whitney 50 M - Miller $600 Conn. Lovina " 30 F - Vermont Daniel J. " 10 M - " Attended school Chandler B. " 7 M - " Attended school Mary J. " 5 F - Mass. Attended school

1454 2007 Rufus Burdon 72 M - Farmer $800 Mass. Lovina " 40 F - Vt. Chandler B. Whitney 17 M - Farmer $150 " Attended school Mary J. " 15 F - Mass. Attended school Parley L. " 9 M - Conn. Attended school Floretta " 6 F - " Mary A. Johnson 46 F - Mass.

340 405 Levina Burden 45 F - Vermont W Housekeeper - - - - - Chandler B. Whitney 21 M - Vermont S Farmer - - 1 1 - Mary J. Whitney 19 F - Southbridge, Mass. S Seamstress - - - - - Perley L. Whitney 14 M - Connecticut S - - - - - Flora A. Whitney 11 F - Connecticut S - - - - - Mary Johnson 51 F - Sutton, Mass. M Housework - - - - -

300 411 James H. Taber 37 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Ellen S. Taber 31 F - Mass. M House Keeper - - - - - Claretta L. Taber 10 F - Mass. - - - - - - Parley L. Whitney 14 M - Mass. S Farm Laborer - - - - -

240 294 Burdon, Levina 50 F W Keeping House $2400 $500 Vermont Whitney, Etta 16 F W At Home Conn. Chase, Theodore 23 M W Peddler $1000 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 Harley, Dennis 19 M W Farm Lab. Mass. Parents foreign born, Attended school

  • 1880, widow Lavinia/Levina/Lovina not found.

References

1.^  "James [Whitney], miller, married, d. 30 Aug 1854, ae 54 (ae 52)," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock 3:310-1, and Woodstock Brown Diary p. 97.

2.^  "James [Whitney], m. Prudence ALLARD, b. of Woodstock, 18 Sep 1826, by Rev. Samuel BACKUS," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock 2-M:140.

3.^  "James [Whitney], his w. [ ], d. 17 May 1839," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock Brown Diary p. 70.

4.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 46, page 34.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 128, page 224.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 167, page 283.

8.^  "James [Whitney], bd. an infant, 7 Dec 1826," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock Brown Diary p. 55.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 191, page 266.

10.^  "Loisa [Whitney], d. James, d. 30 May 1850, ae 3 yrs.," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock Brown Diary p. 88. Also "Louisa M. [Whitney], d. 30 May 1850, ae 29 m.," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock 3:276-7.

11.^  "Harrietta [Whitney], d. James, ship joiner, ae 49, & Lovina, ae 29, b. 29 May 1849," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock 3:258-259.

12.^  "Henrietta B. [Whitney], d. 25 May 1850, ae 1," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock 3:276-277. Also "James [Whitney], his child d. 25 May 1850," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Woodstock Brown Diary p. 88.

13.^  1870 Mortality Schedule. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 222, page 334.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 228, page 297.


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