Family:Whitney, James (c1812-1890)

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James Whitney (Jacob), son of Jacob and Ruth (-----) Whitney, was born about 27 Dec 1812, Boston, MA, and died 14 Mar 1890, Lynn, MA, aged 77 years 2 months 18 days, of chronic cystitis, baker.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 26 May 1837, Barnstable, MA, for him "of Lynn" and Lucy A. Sturgis "of Barnstable".[2] Marriage intentions were published 28 May 1837, Lynn, MA, for him and Lucy Ann Sturgis "of Barnstable".[3] Apparently she was the Lucy Sturgis, daughter of Nathaniel and Lucy (Cobb) Sturgis, who was born 12 Jul 1818, Barnstable, MA, although she frequently gave her age on the censuses as if she had been born in 1816-1817. She died 17 Apr 1891, Lynn, MA, aged 73 years 9 months 5 days, of erisipelas.[4]

Children of James and Lucy Ann (Sturgis) Whitney:

i. Sarah Elizabeth Whitney, b. ca. Oct 1838, Chelsea, MA; d. 5 Aug 1857, Lynn, MA, aged 18 years 10 months, of consumption.[5]
ii. Lucy Ann Whitney, b. ca. 20 Jan 1846; d. 5 May 1846, Lynn, MA, aged 3 months 15 days.[6]
iii. William R. Whitney, b. 31 Jul 1862, Lynn, MA;[7] m. 2 Jun 1886, Lynn, MA, Susie L. Emerton, b. ca. 1861, Lynn, MA, dau. of Ezra M. and Mary E. (-----) Emerton.[8]

Census

471 640 Knott P. Martin 33 M - Baker $4000 Mass. Mary A. " 33 F - " Amanda " 5 " - " Attended school Anna " 2 " - " 641 James Whitney 35 M - Baker " Lucy " 34 F - " Sarah E. " 11 " - " Attended school Ellen Hickey 25 " - Ireland

402 598 James Whitney 39 M - Baker Mass. Lucy A. Whitney 38 F - " Sarah E. Whitney 17 F - "

2098 2848 James Whitney 45 M - Baker - $300 Mass. Lucy Whitney 43 F - " Mary Brown 29 F - Boot Stitcher Hanover Germany 2849 Mary Newhall 69 F - $1800 $250 Mass. Nancy J. Newhall 45 F - " Mary A. Hollis 47 F - " Elizabeth Hollis 22 F - Boot Stitcher " Howland W. Hollis 20 M - Salesman $300 " Samuel J. Hollis 19 M - Shoe Cutter "

475 679 James Whitney 49 M - Boston M Baker - - 1 1 - Lucy Whitney 46 F - Barnstable " Housewife - - - - - Willie R. Whitney 3 M - Lynn S - - - - - Hannah Pickening 25 F - Salem " Teacher - - - - - Nellie Johnson 8 F - Lynn " - - - - -

803 1048 Derwent, Henry 22 M W Works in shoe factory Canada Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Rosa 23 F W Keeping house Canada Parents foreign born -----, Henry 1/12 M W At home Mass. Parents foreign born, Born in May 1049 Whitney, James 55 M W Baker Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Lucy 53 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, Willie 8 M W At school Mass. Attended school Pickering, Hannah 30 F W School teacher Mass.

206 309 Whitten, James W M 65 mar Baker Mass. Mass. Mass. Lucy A. W F 63 Wife mar Keeping house Mass. Mass. Mass. William R. W M 18 Son sgl Works in Shoe Shop Mass. Mass. Mass. Pickering, Hannah M. W F 41 Brdr sgl School teacher Mass. Mass. Mass.

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 409, page 326.

2.^  "Mr. James Whitney of Lynn & Miss Lucy A. Sturgis of Barnstable. Entered May 26, 1837," according to "Vital Records of Barnstable, Massachusetts," Mayflower Descendant.

3.^  "James [Whitney], and Lucy Ann Sturgis, of Barnstable, int. May 28, 1837," according to Vital Records of Lynn, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1905-1906).

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 418, page 389.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 111, page 210.

6.^  "Lucy [Whitney], d. James and Lucy Ann, lung fever, [died] May 5 1846, a. 3 m. 15 d.," according to Lynn Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 26, page 99.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 150, page 232.

8.^  Lynn Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 370, page 282.


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