Family:Whitney, James (1818-a1880)

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James7 Whitney (James6, Ezekiel5, James4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of James6 and Sarah (Trumpbour) Whitney, was born 1 Oct 1818, Saugerties, NY, and died after 1880.

He married, 20 Jun 1840, Saugerties, NY, Christina Schoonmaker, daughter of George and Jane (Van Louven) Schoonmaker. She was born 29 Sep 1817, Catskill, NY, and died after 1880.

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a farmer . . . . He was toll-collector at the Jersey City ferry from 1851 to 1874, and lived in Jersey City, N.J. They were dwelling at Catskill in Ap. 1875."

Children of James7 and Christina (Schoonmaker) Whitney:

i. Margaret Helen8 Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1842, Catskill, NY; m.(1) ----- -----; m.(2) Albert Magee. They were living at Catskill, NY, in Apr 1875.
ii. James B. Whitney, b. 28 Jan 1846, Coxsackie, NY; lived with his parents, unmarried, in 1880.
iii. Henry Joseph Whitney, b. 5 May 1849, Catskill, NY; d. after 1900; m. Jennie -----.
iv. Christina Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1858, Jersey City, NJ; and lived with her parents, unmarried, in 1880.
v. Sarah Jane Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1859, Jersey City, NY; died 14 Jul 1859, Jersey City, NJ, of inflamation of the bowels[1]. She was buried in New York Bay Cemetery.

Census

702 1108 James Whitney 41 M - Ferryman $500 New York Christina " 42 F - " Margret " 18 F - " James B. " 14 M - " Attended school Joseph H. " 10 M - " Attended school Christina " 4 F - New Jersey

269 497 Whitney, James 50 M W Ferry Gate Keeper New York Male citizen over 21 " Christena 51 F " Keeping House " " James B. 24 M " Deck Hand " Male citizen over 21 " Christina 13 F " New Jersey Attended school

James WHITNEY 61 Self M M W NY Farm Laborer NY NY Christina WHITNEY 62 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Tinie WHITNEY 22 Dau F S W NY At Home NY NY

Henry WHITNEY 31 Self M M W NJ Ferry Master NY NY Jennie WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W NY House Keeping NY NY Christina WHITNEY 5 Dau F S W NJ At Home NY NY James WHITNEY 37 Bro M S W NJ Ferry Deck Hand NY NY

References

1.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.


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