Family:Whitney, James M. (1816-1889)

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James M.8 Whitney (James7, John6, James5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James7 and Lois (Blodgett) Whitney, was born 27 Sep 1816, Sherborn, MA,[1] and died 21 Jul 1889, Natick, MA, aged 72 years 8 months, of carcinoma of the stomach and phthisis.[2] s.p.

Marriage intentions were published 14 Apr 1844, Natick, MA, for him "Jr." and Mary Ann Clark "of Sherborn".[3] He married, 9 May 1844, Sherborn, MA, Mary Ann Clark, daughter of Alpheus and Nancy (Leland) Clark.[4] She was born Jan 1816, and died after 1880.

He was a well known and respected citizen of Natick and for 17 years was treasurer of the five-cent savings bank there. He resided Natick, MA.

Child of James M.8 and Mary Ann (Clark) Whitney:

i. Annie Florence9 Whitney, b. ca. 1863, Augusta, ME; parents born in ME; probably adopted; m. 1 Jan 1892, Natick, MA, John Henry Beane, son of Henry and Elizabeth (-----) Beane, b. ca. 1861, Portsmouth, NH; dentist.[5]

Notes

There was an Annie F. Lane, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary (Southard) Lane, born 20 Oct 1861, Augusta, ME. There is no sign of Nathaniel and Mary in the 1870 census, so perhaps both had died, leaving Annie an orphan.

Census

562 723 John W. Perry 28 M - Baker $6000 Mass. Sarah D. " 25 F - " Stephen Hill 65 M - Laborer R.I. Esther Plimpton 51 F - Mass. Henry Brown 18 M - Baker Ireland Thomas Reed 17 M - " " Illiterate Bowen Adams Jr. 18 M - " Mass. Attended school Reuben E. Wheeler 25 M - Laborer " George Turner 23 M - " " Bridget Lucas 25 F - Ireland Illiterate 724 James Whitney 39 M - Merchant Mass. Mary A. Whitney 34 F - Mass. William Draper 20 M - Salesman "

145 237 James M. Whitney 38 M - Clerk Ms. Mary A. " 38 F - Ms. Edward McLane 24 M - S. M. Me. Lucy Jones 30 F - Ms.

834 1003 James Whitney 43 M - Merchant $1500 $2000 Mass. Mary A. " 42 F - " Jennie Pebbles 15 F - N.H.

640 709 James Whitney 49 M W Mass. M Shoe Click - - 1 1 - Mary Ann Whitney 49 F " " M House Wife - - - - - Anna Taft 28 F " " S Milliner - - - - - Eda Boyce 7 F " " S - - - - -

457 637 Whitney, James 52 M W Works in Shoe Factory $2500 $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary A. 53 F W Keeping house " -----, Anna F. 7 F W Attends school " Attended school

James WHITNEY 63 Self M M W MA Treasurer-Savings Bank MA MA Mary A. WHITNEY 64 Wife F M W MA Keeps House MA MA Annie F. WHITNEY 17 Dau F S W ME Attends School ME ME

References

1.^  "James [Whitney], s. of James and Lois, [born] Sept. 27, 1816," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911). Also, "James [Whitney], [born] Sept. 27, 1816. G.R.1," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Natick, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1910).

2.^  "James [Whitney], d. July 21, 1889, aged 72 y. 8 m., carcinoma of stomach and phthisis," according to "Town of Natick, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts 1874 - 1913 Vital Records". Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 401, page 190.

3.^  "James [Whitney] Jr. and Mary Ann Clark of Sherborn, int. Apr. 14, 1844," according to Natick Vital Records.

4.^  "James [Whitney] of Natick, s. of James and Lois, a. 28y., and Mary Ann Clark, d. of Alpheus and Nancy, a. 28y., [married] May 9, 1844," according to Sherborn Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 13, page 55.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 425, page 291.


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