Family:Whitney, James Lewis (1789-a1840)

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James Lewis7 Whitney (James6, Samuel5, Samuel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of James6 and Eunice (Johnson) Whitney, was born 29 May 1789, Newtown, CT,[1] and died after 1840.

He married Maria Cass, daughter of Aaron and Ruth (Bull) Cass.[2]

He resided Watkins, NY.

Phoenix says the following:

"James Lewis Whitney, b. in Newtown, Conn., 23 May 1789; a blacksmith; married Maria Cass; settled at Watkins, N. Y., where they died and were buried."

Children of James Lewis7 and Maria (Cass) Whitney:

i. Mary Ann8 Whitney, b. -----; m. ----- Starkey; resided Watkins, NY.
ii. (daughter) Whitney, b. -----; m. ----- Sweesey, attorney at law, Orange County, NY.
iii. Julia Whitney, b. ca. 1810; m. Nicholas Graham.[3] Children:
a. Maria Graham, b. -----.

Census

  • 1820, Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT: James T. Whitney, 1 male over 45, 1 male 0-9, 1 female over 45, and 1 female 16-25.
  • 1830, Painted Post, Steuben Co., NY: James L. Whitney, 1 male 40-49, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 30-39, 2 females 10-14, and 2 females 5-9.
  • 1840, Dix, Chemung Co., NY: James L. Whitney, 1 male 50-59, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 5-9, 1 female 40-49, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 15-19, and 2 females 10-14; 2 engaged in manufacture or trades.
  • 1850: not found.
  • 1860: not found.
  • 1870: not found.

References

1.^  "James Lewis [Whitney], s. James & Eunice, b. 23 May 1789, Newtown 1:52," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Newtown 1:52.

2.^  Ancestry.com OneWorldTree.

3.^  Ancestry.com OneWorldTree.


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