Family:Whitney, James Jefferson (1806-1867)

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James Jefferson7 Whitney (James6, Richard5, Richard4, Richard3, Richard2, John1), son of James6 and Lucy (Reed) Whitney, was born "Jefferson" 26 Apr 1806, Harvard, MA,[1] and died 5 Mar 1867, Fitchburg, MA, aged 61 years 10 months 21 days,[sic] of typhoid double bronchial pneumonia, resided South Street, Fitchburg, MA, carpenter, born Harvard, son of James and Lucy Whitney.[2]

He married 1 Jan 1827, Winchendon, MA, Emma Bethiah Follett.[3] She was born about 1801, MA, and died after 1880.

Children of James Jefferson7 and Emma Bethiah (Follett) Whitney:

i. (daughter)8 Whitney, b. 1825-1830.
ii. George A. Whitney, b. ca. 1829, MA; m. ca. 1855, Mary Ann Devlin; resided Pittsburgh, PA.[4]
ii. James H. Whitney, b. ca. 1831, MA; living 1879, New York, NY.
iii. Charles M. Whitney, b. ca. 1836, MA; d. 30 Oct 1856, Taunton, MA, aged 20 years, of an accident; railroad conductor.[5]
iv. Emily E. Whitney, b. ca. 1839, MA; m.(1) John H. Webber; m.(2) 8 Apr 1864, Nashua, NH,[6] also recorded 11 Oct 1864, Fitchburg, MA,[7] Melvin H. Collins; m.(3) 16 Feb 1869, Fitchburg, MA, George W. F. Ham, b. ca. 1834, Fitchburg, MA, son of Samuel and Mary J. (-----) Ham.[8]
v. Samuel Whitney, b. ca. 1842, MA; living 1860; living 1879, New York, NY.
vi. William H. Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1844, Fitchburg, MA;[9] m. Lizzie Edna Follansbee.

Census

475 540 James J. Whitney 46 M - Carpenter $1200 Mass. Emma B. " 49 F - " James H. " 19 M - " Charles M. " 14 M - " Emily E. " 11 F - " Samuel " 8 M - " William H. " 6 M - " Marshal White 19 M - Track Repairer Vt.

232 323 Emma B. Whitney 54 F - Mass. Charles M. Whitney 19 M - Carpenter Mass. Emily E. Whitney 16 F - Mass. Samuel Whitney 14 M - Mass. William H. Whitney 11 M - Mass. Minerva Rhodes 16 F - Mass. Henry Brookings 23 M - Shoemaker Mass. Elizabeth Brookings 24 F - Mass. John Miller 21 M - Blacksmith Maryland

155 152 J. J. Whitney 55 M - Carpenter $1000 $200 Mass. E. B. Whitney 59 F - Wife Do E. Whitney 21 F - Dressmaker Do S. Whitney 18 F - Do Do N. H. Whitney 15 M - Do Attended school M. Rhodes 21 F - Tailoress $100 Do

336 395 Wm. H. Collins 22 M - New Hampshire M Machinist - - 1 1 - Emma E. Collins 25 F - Mass. M - - - - - Minerva Rhodes 25 F - " S Tailoress - - - - - 396 J. J. Whitney 59 M - " M Carpenter - - 1 1 - Emma B. Whitney 64 F - " M - - - - - Wm. H. Whitney 21 M - " S Machinist - - 1 1 -

16 24 Babbit, Dennis 37 M W Butcher Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary C. 37 F W Keeping House Mass. -----, Celia M. 7 F W At School Mass. Attended school -----, Frank O. 3 M W Mass. Herold, Henrietta 16 F W No Occupation Mass. 25 Ham, George W. 36 M W Blacksmith New Hampshire Male citizen over 21 -----, Emily E. 30 F W Keeping House Mass. Collins, Annie B. 3 F W Mass. 27 Whitney, William H. 26 M W Machinist Mass. Mar in Jul, Male citizen over 21 -----, Lizzie E. 20 F W Keeping House Rhode Island Mar in Jul -----, Emma B. 69 F W No Occupation Mass. 28 Cuthburt, James 28 M W Machinist $1000 -- Scotland Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Roxia A. 30 F W Keeping House New York

258 324 Whitney, William W M 36 mar Machinist Massachusetts Mass. Mass. -------, Edna W F 30 Wife mar Keeping House Rhode Island Mass. R.I. -------, B. Edna W F 8 Dau sgl At School Attended school Massachusetts Mass. R.I. -------, Emma W F 79 Moth wid Massachusetts Conn. Mass.

References

  • Winchendon VRs.

1.^  "Jefferson [Whitney], s. of James and Lucy, [born] Apr. 26, 1806," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 204, page 217.

3.^  "James [Whitney] and Bethiah Follet, [married] Jan. 1, 1827," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Winchendon, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (1909).

4.^  Mailing List:2006-10-19 04, FW: Looking for Eugene Walsh Whitney, by Tim Doyle

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 104, page 139, and volume 102, page 96.

6.^  "Emily E. Whitney (b. 1840) & Melvin H. Collins, m. 8 Apr 1864, Nashua, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 173, page 200.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 227.

9.^  "William H. [Whitney], s. James J. and Emma B., [born] July 17, 1844," according to Walter A. Davis, comp., Old Records of the Town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts (Fitchburg, MA: Fitchburg City Council, 1898-1913), vol. 8, p. 97. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 11, page 178.


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