Family:Whitney, James Henry (1823-1902)

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James Henry7 Whitney (Jonathan W.6, Isaac5, Benjamin4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan W.6 and Sarah (Whitmore) Whitney, was born 16 Jul 1823, Bowdoinham, ME, and died 28 Aug 1902, Boston, MA, aged 79 years 1 month 12 days, of old age.[1] He was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 13 Apr 1844, Dover, ME, for him and Charlotte W. Weymouth, daughter of Samuel and Jane (Lewis) Weymouth.[3] She was born 18 Jul 1824, Monson, ME, and died 28 Jan 1880, Brooklyn, New York. She was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.[4]

James was a manufacturer of sewing machinery in Brooklyn, NY.

Children of James Henry7 and Charlotte W. (Weymouth) Whitney:

i. Henry Oscar8 Whitney, b. 24 Jan 1845, Lincoln, ME;[5] d. 3 Jun 1871, Brooklyn, NY.[6]
ii. Frank Willis Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1847, Monson, ME;[7] m. Irena J. Butler.
iii. (child) Whitney, b. -- --- 1848-1849, Waltham, MA.[8]
iv. Charlotte Whitney, b. Jan 1850, Waltham, MA.[9] Possibly the Charlotte E. Whitney who d. 7 Jul 1871, Brooklyn, NY; bur. Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.
v. Julia E. Whitney, b. 1855, Brooklyn, NY; d. aft. 1920, then unmarried.
vi. Harriet Whitney, b. ca. 1857, Brooklyn, NY; d. betw. 1860-1865.
vii. James Edward Whitney, b. 4 Apr 1860, Brooklyn, NY; d. aft. 1910; m. 25 Apr 1883, Kings Co., NY, Bertha Louise Dane. See a public tree at Ancestry.com.

Notes

James's death record calls him son of Joshua and Mary E. (Whittemore) Whitney, both born in ME.

Daughter Charlotte's birth record calls wife Charlotte's birthplace Guilford, VT.

Census

728 Frame $3000 973 James A. Whitney 33 M - - Main 1 - 3 Manufactory Sewing Machines - - - - - - - Charlott W. Whitney 31 F - Wife Main - - - - - - - - - - - Henry R. Whitney 10 M - Son Main - - - - - - - - - - - Franck W. Whitney 8 M - Son Main - - - - - - - - - - - Emma Whitney 5 F - Dau Mas. - - - - - - - - - - - Julia E. Whitney 4m F - Dau Brooklyn - - - - - - - - - - - Ellen Ganord 40 F - Srvt Irland - - - - - - - - - - - Marey Dowling 21 F - Srvt Irland - - - - - - - - - - -

1297 1556 James K. Whiting 37 M - Sewing Machine Manft. $3000 Me. Charlot " 36 F - " Henery " 15 M - " Attended school Francis " 13 M - " Attended school Charlot " 10 F - Mass. Attended school Julia " 5 F - N.Y. Harriet " 3 F - " James " 3/12 M - " Jane Weymouth 67 F - $4000 Me.

  • 1865 State, Brooklyn Ward 11 District 3, Kings Co., NY:

58 Stone $10000 91 Jas. H. Whitney 42 M - ---- Maine - 1 1 - - N. A. Man. Co. New Bruns. 1 - - - - - - - - - - Charlotte " 39 F - Wife " 7 1 1 - - -- -- - - - - - - - - - - - Henry O. " 20 M - Chld " - - - - 1 Distiller N.Y. - - - - - - - - - - - Frank " 18 " - " " - - - - 1 Agent Cuba - - - - - - - - - - - Charlotte " 15 F - " " - - - - 1 -- -- - - - - - - - - - - - Julia " 10 " - " Kings - - - - 1 -- -- - - - - - - - - - - - James E. " 4 M - " " - - - - 1 -- -- - - - - - - - - - - - Ellen O'Malley 20 F - Srvt Ireland - - - - 1 -- -- - - 1 - - - - - - - -

548 976 Whitney, James 45 M W Manufr. of Sewing Machines $18000 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Charlotte 43 F W Keeping House $3500 Maine -----, Henry O. 25 M W Agt. for Sewing Machines Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Frank W. 23 M W Book Keeper Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Charlotte 20 F W Mass. -----, Julia E. 15 F W At School N.Y. Attended school -----, James E. 10 M W At School N.Y. Attended school

176 Br. Stone $16000 192 James Whitney 59 M - ---- Maine m Manufacturer - 1 - - 1 - Charlotte Whitney 48 F - Wife " m - Julia Whitney 20 F - Dau Kings s - James Whitney 15 M - Son " s - Harriette Harwick 64 F - Srvt England w Servant - - - 1 - -

Jas. WITNEY 56 Self M M W ME Manfr. Of Sewing ME ME Charlet W. WITNEY 54 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Julia E. WITNEY 24 Dau F S W NY ME ME James E. WITNEY 20 Son M S W NY Clerk In Office ME ME Albert PAGE 41 Bro M M W CT Salesman Books & Shoes CT CT Laura PAGE 24 SisL F M W NY NY NY Albert A. PAGE 9 Neph M S W NY CT NY Mary PAGE 79 Moth F W W CT CT CT

90 133 Whitney, Julia E. Head W F Mar 1855 45 Single New York Maine Maine Music teacher, Rents house

  • 1910, daughter Julia not found.
  • 1920, Oakland, Alameda Co., CA:

Julia E. Whitney, b. NY, teaching and writing music; lives in a rooming house

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 531, page 287.

2.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230741, James H. Whitney.

3.^  Vital Records of Dover-Foxcroft, ME.

4.^  FindAGrave Memorial #57230657, Charlotte W. Whitney.

5.^  Lincoln, Maine, Births.

6.^  New York, New York Death Index, 1862-1948; Ancestry.com. The Brooklyn Eagle reports his death on 4 June 1871. The New York Post reports his death on 5 June 1871. Both report it was in Brooklyn.

7.^  Vital Records of Monson, ME.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 35, page 283.

9.^  Vital Records of Waltham, MA.


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