Family:Whitney, James (c1831-1898)

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James8 Whitney (James S.7, Jesse6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of James S.7 and Eliza (Reed) Whitney, was born about 1831, Boston, MA, and died 1 Apr 1898, Chelsea, MA, aged 68 years, of heart disease, widowed.[1] He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery and Crematory, Everett, MA.[2]

He married firstly, 29 Nov 1855, Dover, MA, Harriet A. Ketchum, daughter of Samuel Ketchum.[3] She was born about 1837, Boston, MA, and died before 1872.

He married secondly, 3 Jun 1872, Boston, MA, Emma H. Currier, daughter of Arthur M. and Mary Ann (-----) Currier.[4] She was born about 1848, Holliston, MA, and died 13 Aug 1872, Boston, MA, aged 24 years 5 months 4 days, of typhoid pneumonia.[5] She was buried in Lake Grove Cemetery, Holliston, MA.[6]

He married thirdly (but said secondly), 5 Feb 1874, Chelsea, MA, Ellen B. (Smith) Shipman, daughter of William and Lavinia E. (-----) Smith.[7] She was born about 1838, Boston, MA, and died 2 Feb 1898, Chelsea, MA, aged 60 years, of ovarian tumor and cancer of uterus.[8] She had married firstly, 30 Dec 1856, Chelsea, MA, William N. Shipman.

Private; res. West Roxbury; butcher; 31; enlisted 4 Aug 1862; mustered 10 Aug 1862; mustered out 6 Jun 1865. Listed on grave stone: James Whitney, 9th Mass. Batt'y., 1830-1898

Children of James8 and Harriet A. (Ketchum) Whitney:

i. Mary L.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1858, MA; "Nellie L." in 1865 census; "Nellie L." m. 29 Dec 1881, Boston, MA, Herbert C. Read, b. ca. 1857, Warren, RI, son of George H. and Lucy M. (-----) Read.[9]

James8 and Emma H. (Currier) Whitney had no known children.

James8 and Ellen B. (Smith)(Shipman) Whitney had no known children.

Census

1804 2877 James S. Whitney 50 M - Jobber $5000 Me. Elisa " 48 F - Ms. Chas. " 21 M - None " James " 19 " - Teamster " Henry Whitney 16 M - Clerk Ms. Mary A. " 14 F - " Attended school Ruth " 12 " - " Attended school John " 9 M - " Attended school

93 154 Lucy W. Abell 47 F - Mass. Charles R. " 16 M - " Edith " 9 F - " Nancy W. Nixon 78 F - " Nancy " 60 F - " Jane " 51 F - " Sophia C. " 19 F - " Frederic N. " 14 M - " Mary Raigne 23 F - Ireland Bridget O'Brien 50 F - " Henry Britcher 40 M - Engraver England J. S. Babcock 40 M - Carpenter Vermont Archibald Starkweather 30 M - Paper Hanger Mass. Greenleaf Goodrich 18 M - Clerk N. Hamshire Edwin Goodrich 29 M - Printer " Benjamin Pettee 18 M - Clerk Mass. Thomas Needham 20 M - Salesman England Stephen Coolidge 21 M - Collector Mass. James Whitney 24 M - Clerk " O. B. Brown 25 M - Organ Builder District Columbia Charles Fay 45 M - Trader Mass. Augustus W. Walker 34 M - Gentleman N. Hamshire Anna Ballard 25 F - Illinoux Harriet Stevens 20 F - R. Island Julia Rugg 40 F - Maine Ame Harrington 55 F - Mass. Susan Fuller 53 F - " Abby Swift 52 F - "

339 362 Samuel Ketchum 62 M - Stairbuilder $500 N.Brunswick Louisa " 60 F - N.H. George F. " 24 M - Play actor Mass. Jane S. " 21 F - " Rachel W. " 17 F - " James Whitney 26 M - Provisions " Harriet A. " 23 F - " Mary L. " 2 F - " Sarah Wood 60 F - "

1066 2281 Arland M. Palsey 36 M - R.I. M Machinist - - 1 1 - A. L. " 36 F - Me. " - - - - - J. F. " 14 M - Mass. S - - - - - Benj. F. " 11 " - " " - - - - - George A. " 7 " - " " - - - - - Conrad Converse 25 " - N.H. S Machinist - - 1 1 - Henry Sherrin 25 " - " " Clerk - - 1 1 - Jeanette Pike 35 F - Me. " Milliner - - - - - Hannah Dwyer 35 " - Mass. S " - - - - - James Whitney 37 M - " M Provisions - - 1 1 - Harriet " 25 F - " " - - - - - Nellie L. " 6 " - " S - - - - - Margaret Ritchie 19 " - Ire. " Servant - - - - -

1544 2657 Stone, Edward 39 M W (Ret) Provision dealer Mass. Male citizen over 21 Stone, Arabella S. 32 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, Jennie A. 12 F W At home " -----, Edward 3 M W At home " -----, Annie E. 12 F W Attending school " Attended school 2658 Richard, Philip 38 M W Silversmith England Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Fanny 25 F W Keeping house Mass. Whorsky, Margaret 25 F W Domestic servant Ireland Parents foreign born, Illiterate Whitney, James 40 M W Domestic servant Mass. Male citizen over 21

James WHITNEY 49 Self M M W MA House Painter ME MA Ellen B. WHITNEY 43 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 483, page 583.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #10305201, Pvt. James Whitney.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 88, page 183.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 246, page 81.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 249, page 161.

6.^  FindAGrave Memorial #122407749, Emma H. Currier Whitney.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 264, page 225.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 483, page 579.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 327, page 212.


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