Family:Whitney, James (1832-1893)

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James8 Whitney (Newell7, James6, Ezra5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Newell7 and Clarissa (Clark) Whitney, was born 20 Jan 1832, VT, and died 23 Feb 1893, Craftsbury, VT.

He married firstly, before 1855, Celestia Ursula Sturtevant, daughter of Sewell Hamilton and Orlana (Batchelder) Sturtevant. She was born 26 Aug 1834, Plainfield, VT, and died 16 Sep 1879, Craftsbury, VT, aged 45 years 23 days of consumption.[1]

He married secondly, before 1880, Josephine Godwin. She was born about 1849, ME, and died after 1880.

Children of James8 and Celestia Ursula (Sturtevant) Whitney:

i. Leland A.9 Whitney, b. 1856, Craftsbury, VT; d. 1912, Craftsbury, VT; m. 23 Sep 1878, Craftsbury, VT, Elma M. Kinney, both of Craftsbury, b. 1859, Albany, VT, d. 1950, Craftsbury, VT, dau. of Noble H. Kinney & Sarah Roberts.[2]
ii. Willis Albert Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1857, Craftsbury, VT;[3] "William A." m. 8 Jun 1880, Boston, MA, Mary A. Gould, b. ca. 1857, Boston, MA, dau. of Samuel N. and Phebe S. (-----) Gould.[4]
iii. Frederick James Whitney, b. 11 Jul 1863, Craftsbury, VT;[5] "Dr." d. 10 Sep 1887, Craftsbury, VT, aged 24 years 1 month 17 days; possibly the "son James Whitney" reported by Pierce; m. 28 Mar 1884, VT, Mary E. "Mamie" Babcock, d. 27 Sep 1887, Craftsbury, VT, Craftsbury, VT, aged 23 years 8 months 10 days.
iv. Charles Augustin Whitney, b. 7 May 1867 (twin), Craftsbury, VT;[6] m. Emma Ruggli.
v. Clara Augusta Whitney, 7 May 1867 (twin), Craftsbury, VT;[7] m. 19 Jun 1893, Boston, MA, William R. M. Tenney, b. ca. 1851, Boston, MA, son of William D. B. and Elizabeth (-----) Tenney.[8]

Children of James8 and Josephine (Godwin) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

394 394 Newell Whitney 54 M - Farmer $1800 Ct. Albert N. 20 M - Vt. James 18 M - " " Attended school Clarissa 55 F - N.H. Susan Batchelder 12 F - Vt. Attended school

1397 1404 James Whitney 28 M - Farmer $3000 $500 Vermont Celista " 26 F - " Leland " 5 M - " Attended school Willis " 2 M - " Chas. Howard 20 M - " Attended school

123 119 Whitney, James 38 M W Music Teacher $800 $200 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Celestial 36 F W Keeping House " -----, Leland 15 M W At home " Attended school -----, Wm. 12 M W At home " Attended school -----, Frederick 7 M W " Attended school -----, Chas. A. 3 M W " -----, Clara A. 3 F W " Ketcham, Lawrence 63 M W None $1200 " Male citizen over 21

James WHITNEY 47 Self M M W VT Farm Laborer VT VT Josephine WHITNEY 31 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Chas. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W VT At School VT VT Clara WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W VT At School VT VT Capin FRED 13 SSon M S W ME At School MA ME Abagail GODWIN 70 MotL F W W ME ME ME

Frank J. GLIDDEN 31 Self M M W VT Farmer VT NH Elma E. GLIDDEN 29 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Olla E. GLIDDEN 6 Dau F S W VT VT VT Gilman W. SEAVER 60 FatL M M W VT MA NH Elisa E. SEAVER 58 MotL F M W VT NH NH Fred J. WHITNEY 17 Oth M S W VT Farm Laborer VT VT

28 40 Whitney, Leland S. Head W M Apr 1855 45 mar 21 Vermont Vermont Vermont Electrician, Owns mortgaged house -----, Elma R. Wife W F May 1859 41 mar 21 0ch 0liv Vermont Vermont Vermont Tuson, Zachary Brdr W M unk 1855 45 mar 20 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Carriage blacksmith Wilkins, John H. Brdr W M unk 1860 40 sgl New Hampshire New Hampshire New Hampshire Cabinet maker

89 130 Shackford, Charles C. Head W M Feb 1851 49 mar 17 New York New Hampshire Massachusetts Lather Salesman, Rents house -----, Flora A. Wife W F Oct 1853 46 mar 17 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Bartlett Son W M Jul 1895 4 sgl Massachusetts New York Maine Clarry, Elmira Moth W F Dec 1831 68 wid 9ch 3liv Maine Maine Maine O'Sullivan, Timothy Brdr W M May 1842 58 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Cutter on sleves, Immig. 1880, Al. Whitney, Josephine Brdr W F Nov 1848 51 wid 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine Stitcher on sleves Lovejoy, Maude E. SiL W F Oct 1874 26 wid 2ch 2liv New York Maine Maine -----, Vernon W. Neph W M Apr 1894 6 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts New York -----, Olive P. Niec W F Jun 1896 3 sgl New York Massachusetts New York

References

  • Census records.

1.^  1880 Mortality Schedule.

2.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

3.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 318, page 80.

5.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

6.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

7.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, All Births.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 435, page 141.


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