Family:Whitney, James (1820-1894)

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James Whitney (Alexander, James, [poss.] Isaac4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Alexander and Barbara (Winslow) Whitney, was born 9 Aug 1820, Cumberland, ME, and died 19 Apr 1894, Gray, ME.

He married, 18 or 30 Mar 1846, Cumberland, ME, Emeline Stubbs.[1] She was born Oct 1828, Cumberland, ME, and died 23 May 1915. She may be the Emeline Stubbs, daughter of Edward and Eliza Ann (Day) Stubbs, born 20 Sep 1828, Freeport, ME.

Children of James and Emeline (Stubbs) Whitney:

i. Albert Newell Whitney, b. ca. 1847, prob. Gray, ME; d. 19 Oct 1888, Cumberland, ME;[2] bur. Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, ME;[3] m. 12 Feb 1883, Portland, ME, A. Louisa Hoyt, both of Portland,[4] dau. of Jacob and Lucy A. (Gould) Hoyt, b. ca. 12 Dec 1843, NY, d. 4 Apr 1890, Lynn, MA, aged 46 years 3 months 22 days, of consumption.[5]
ii. James Edwin Whitney, b. ca. 1849, Gray, ME; m. 23 Jan 1871, Portsmouth, NH, Mary L. Skillens.[6]
iii. Ellen Eliza Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1852, North Yarmouth, ME; d. 22 Sep 1927; m. 17 Dec 1876, Cumberland, ME, Robert Leighton Nelson.
iv. Harriet M. Whitney, b. ca. 1853, ME; d. after 1870; deaf and dumb.
v. Orren F. Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1855, Yarmouth, ME; m. Ida Florence Stubbs.
vi. Addie Whitney, b. ca. 1859, ME; not in family in 1870.
vii. Emma F. Whitney, b. 11 Mar 1860, Gray, ME; d. 5 Feb 1934.
viii. Fred S. Whitney, b. Mar 1863, Gray, ME; m. Cora Ellen Crocker.
ix. Carrie T. Whitney, b. 20 May 1865, Gray, ME; d. 1939.
x. Mabel F. Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1868, Gray, ME; d. 14 Jul 1886.

Census

209 209 James Whitney 24 M - Farmer $500 Maine Emalilne 22 F - Maine Albert N. 3 M - Maine James E. 1 M - Maine

99 99 James Whitney 39 M - Farmer $1000 $300 Maine Emeline " 31 F - " Albert " 14 M - " Attended school James " 11 M - " Attended school Eliza " 9 F - " Attended school Harriett " 7 F - " Attended school Oren " 4 M - " Attended school Addie " 1 F - "

253 251 Whitney, James 49 M W Farmer $1000 $400 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Emeline 42 F " Keeping House " -----, Albert W. 23 M " Works on Farm " Male citizen over 21 -----, Edwin J. 21 M " " " " " Male citizen over 21 -----, Ellen E. 19 F " Attending School " Attended school -----, Hattie M. 17 F " " " " Attended school, Deaf & dumb -----, Orren F. 14 M " " " " Attended school -----, Emma F. 9 F " " " " Attended school -----, Fred S. 7 M " " " " Attended school -----, Carrie T. 5 F " " Attended school -----, Mabel F. 1 F " "

James WHITNEY 59 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Emeline WHITNEY 51 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Orrin F. WHITNEY 24 Son M S W ME Blacksmith ME ME Emma F. WHITNEY 19 Dau F S W ME School Teacher ME ME Fred S. WHITNEY 17 Son M S W ME ME ME Carrie T. WHITNEY 15 Dau F S W ME ME ME Mabel F. WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W ME ME ME

257 262 Whitney, Orrin Head W M Nov 1855 44 mar 15 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Ida F. Wife W F Feb 1859 41 mar 15 4ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Anna E. Dau W F Mar 1888 12 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Albert N. Son W M Nov 1889 10 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Fred T. Son W M May 1891 9 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school 258 263 Whitney, Emeline Head W F Sep 1829 70 wid 9ch 4liv Maine Maine Maine N.G., Owns free farm

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Mar. 30, 1846, James WHITNEY, Jr., & Emeline STUBBS, b. of Cumberland; by Rev. Joseph BLAKE, Cumberland (B:270)," according to Kelley, Judith Holbrook, ed. and transcr., Clayton Rand Adams, ed., Marriage Returns of Cumberland County, Maine, Prior to 1892, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication No. 29 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1998), p. 276.

2.^  Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, at FamilySearch.org.

3.^  Find A Grave Memorial #146298230, Albert N. Whitney.

4.^  Maine Vital Records, 1670-1907, at FamilySearch.org.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 409, page 327.

6.^  "Edwin J. Whitney (b. 1849, Gray, ME, s. of James Whitney & Emeline) & Mary L. Skillens, m. 23 Jan 1871, Portsmouth, Rockingham Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.


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