Family:Whitney, James Drake Cate (1838-a1880)
James Drake Cate8 Whitney (Silas Stacy7, Hananiah6, Samuel5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Silas Stacy7 and Mary Bryant (Cate) Whitney, was born 28 Mar 1838, Center Harbor, NH, and died after 1880.
He married, 15 Aug 1867, Alice Josephine Jennings. She was born 9 Jan 1842, and died after 1880.
He was born in Center Harbor, NH. Came to Chicago with his father in Mar 1855. Has been employed in various capacities and for different individuals during his life there. Went into the army as a private in 1861; came out a private in 1863. Was in the employ of the city in the capacity of assistant secretary of the board of public works, under Secretary A. W. Tinkham, for some nine or ten years. Is now in the employ of the government, in the department of the interior, at the Indian supply warehouse in Chicago; resided 453 Belden Ave., Chicago, IL; s. p.
- 1860: not found.
- 1870, Chicago Ward 7, Cook Co., IL:
2079 2815 Whitney, James 32 M W Asst Secy Board of Public Works $10000 $5000 N.Y. Male citizen over 21 -----, Alice 28 F W Keeping House $3000 Mass.
James D. WHITTNEY 42 Self M M W NH Book Keeper NH NH Alice WHITTNEY 38 Wife F M W MA Keep House NOVA SCOTIA MA Ellen J. BAUR 21 Oth F S W IL Servant GERMANY GER Minnie BAUR 16 Oth F S W IL Servant GER GER
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 464.