Family:Whitney, James Gray (1822-1905)

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James Gray8 Whitney (Freeman7, Enoch6, Moses5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Freeman7 and Mary S. (Gray) Whitney, was born 20 Dec 1822, Harrison, ME, and died 23 Jan 1905. He is buried in the Harrison Village Cemetery, Harrison, ME.

He married, 3 Jan 1847, Betsey H. Carsley, daughter of Seth and Asenath (Cummings) Carsley. She was born 5 Jan 1825 or 1823, Harrison, ME, and died after 1880.

He resided Harrison, ME, in the censuses of 1850 through 1900. He was a prosperous farmer and prominent citizen.

Children of James Gray8 and Betsey H. (Carsley) Whitney:

i. Charles Freeman9 Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1847, Harrison, ME; m.(1) Sarah E. Hamblen; m.(2) Ellen Francett (Bradbury) Pottle.
ii. Horace K. Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1849; m. 12 Jan 1885, Esther L. Tarbox, b. 16 May 1846; resided s. p. Olympia, WA.
iii. Eleazer Plummer Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1851; m. 25 Sep 1876, Mary E. Dwyer, b. 22 Jan 1841; resided s. p. Green River, WA. For more information see Archives - Biographies.

Census

554 564 James G. Whitney 27 M - Farmer $400 Maine Betsey H. Whitney 27 F - do Charles F. Whitney 2 M - do Horris K. Whitney 9/12 M - do

417 420 James G. Whitney 36 M - Farmer $1500 -- Harrison Me. Betsey H. " 36 F - Wife " " Charlie F. " 12 M - " " Attended school Horace K. " 10 M - " " Attended school Elezer P. " 9 M - " " Attended school

23 23 Whitney, James G. 47 M W Farmer $1500 $1000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Betsey H. 47 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Eleazer P. 19 M W Works on Farm Maine Attended school

121 122 Walker, Charles L. 35 M W Works in wire Factory $1500 $950 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Sarah C. 24 F W Keeping House Maine -----, Mary H. 56 F W Maine Whitney, Horace K. 20 M W Works on Farm Maine Attended school

James G. WHITNEY 57 Self M M W ME Farmer ME MA Betsy H. WHITNEY 57 Wife F M W ME House-Keeping ME MA Charles F. WHITNEY 32 Son M M W ME Teamster ME ME Sarah E. WHITNEY 30 DauL F M W ME House-Keeping ME ME Cora B. WHITNEY 3 GDau F S W ME ME ME Carl E. WHITNEY 1 GSon M S W ME ME ME

Eleazer WHITNEY 28 Self M S W ME Farmer ME ME Horace K. WHITNEY 30 Bro M S W ME Farmer ME ME Mary DWYER 37 HSister F S W ME ME ME

249 251 Whitney, James G. Head W M Dec 1822 77 wid Maine Maine Mass. Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Charles F. Son W M Oct 1847 52 wid Maine Maine Maine Farmer -----, Karl E. GSon W M Sep 1878 21 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer

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