Family:Whitney, James B. (c1816-a1880)

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James B.7 Whitney (Israel6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Benjamin3, John2, John1), son of Israel6 and Sally (Mills) Whitney, was born about 1816, Watertown, MA, and died after 1880.

He married, 31 May 1846, Marlborough, MA, Anne Wilkins,[1] daughter of William and Elizabeth (Bruce) Wilkins. She was born 28 Aug 1826, Marlborough, MA, and died 27 Nov 1880, Hudson, MA, aged 54 years 3 months, of heart disease.[2]

Children of James B.7 and Anne (Wilkins) Whitney:

i. William Henry8 Whitney, b. 31 May 1846, Marlborough, MA;[3] m. Mary Ellen Farnsworth.

Census

144 174 James Whitney 34 M - Farmer $1000 Mass. Ann " 23 F - " William H. " 43 M - Laborer "

1 1 James B. Whitney 39 M - Farmer Massachusetts Ann Whitney 29 F - " Wm. H. Whitney 9 M - "

778 1017 James B. Whitney 44 M - Farmer $4000 $800 Mass. Ann " 33 F - " William H. " 13 M - " Attended school Ebenezer Pickles 19 M - Farm Laborer Ver.

152-158 WHITNEY James B. 47 M W Watertown, MA m Farmer pl Ann 39 F W Marlboro, MA William H. 18 M W " s Farmer BULLARD Francis 16 M W Natick, MA s "

464 575 Whitney, James B. 54 M W Farmer $3000 $700 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Ann 44 F W Keeping House " -----, William H. 24 M W Farmer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Nellie M. 17 F W No Occupation " -----, Mary E. 4/12 F W At Home " Born in Feb

The names of mother Nellie and daughter Mary have apparently been reversed in this record.

James B. WHITNEY 64 Self M M W MA Works In Shoe Factory MA MA Ann WHITNEY 53 Wife F M W MA Keeping House MA MA

References

1.^  "James B. {Whitney] (s. Israel, a. 26) and Anne Wilkins, [married] Apr. 9, 1845," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1908), p. 326. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 13, page 48, and volume 19, page 51.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 320, page 92.

3.^  "William Henry [Whitney], s. James B. and Ann, May 31, 1846," according to Marlborough 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 23, page 68.


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