Family:Whitney, James Madison (1813-1854)

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James Madison7 Whitney (Paul6, Joel5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Paul6 and Catherine (Barker) Whitney, was born 3 Jan 1813, Saint Stephen, NB, and died 3 Jul 1854, Tucson, Mexico.

In many records, his name is given as Madison Whitney.

Marriage intentions were published 21 Sep 1844, Calais, ME, for him and Joan Carpenter, both of Calais.[1] He married, 6 Oct 1844, Calais, ME, Joanna Carpenter, both of Calais,[2] daughter of Alfred and Joanna (Jones) Carpenter. She was born about 1822, ME, and died after 1850.

He was born at Saint Stephen, NB, and resided at Milltown in Calais, ME. He went west and was massacred by the Indians at Tucson, Sonora, Mexico. He resided Calais, ME.

Children of Madison7 and Joanna (Carpenter) Whitney, possibly incomplete:

i. Mary Emeline8 Whitney, b. ca. 1846, ME; resided Brooklyn, MI.
ii. Frank Irving Whitney, b. Sep 1849, Milltown, ME; m. Maria Louisa Gilbert.
iii. Madison Whitney, b. ca. 1855, ME.

Census

504 542 John Woodcock 50 M - Harness Maker Maine Harriet 47 F - " Alford C. 22 M - Millman N. Brunswick Sarah A. 19 F - " Caroline F. Woodcock 17 F - Maine John L. 14 M - " Attended school Elizabeth M. A. 11 F - " Attended school Mary B. 11 F - " Attended school Belinda T. 9 F - " Attended school Abigail H. 6 F - " Attended school James M. Whitney 38 M - Lumberman $400 N. Brunswick Joanna 28 F - Maine Mary E. 4 F - " Attended school Frank L. 2 M - "

9 8 Thomas B. Vose 41 M - Farmer $100 Maine Ruth Vose 34 F - Do Annie C. Vose 7 F - Do Attended school Madison Whitney 5 M - Do James Williams 18 M - Farm Laborer New Brunswick Attended school Joanna Carpenter 65 F Maine Fidelia Moog 18 F - Servant Do

1697 1739 Theopilus W. Thompson 59 M - Farmer $7400 $811 N.Y. Maria R. " 41 F - Vt. Freeman C. " 16 M - Farm Laborer Mich. Attended school Edwin G. " 9 M - " Attended school Maria Johnson 17 F - Servant N.Y. Emeline Whitney 13 F - Maine Attended school Edgar Phelps 20 M - Farm Laborer N.Y.

Ruth Maria (Watkins) Thompson's mother was Sarah (Carpenter) Watkins, a possible relation of Joanna Carpenter.

208 212 Thompson, Waterman 61 M W Farmer $15000 $2000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Ruth 57 F W Keeping house Michigan -----, Edwin C. 18 M W Teacher " Attended school Whitney, Mary E. 22 F W Domestic Serv. Maine Attended school

  • 1880, daughter Mary not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Madison [Whitney], and Joan Carpenter, b. of Calais, int. Sep. 21, 1844," according to Howland, Sharon D., Vital Records of Calais to the Year 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1999, 2000, 2001), p. 12.

2.^  "Madison [Whitney], and Joan Carpenter, b. of Calais, m. 6 Oct 1844," according to Howland, Sharon D., Vital Records of Calais to the Year 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1999, 2000, 2001), p. 97. Also, "6 October 1844 in Calais, Madison Whitney of Calais and Ivan Carpenter of Calais," according to Washington Co., ME, Marriage Returns.


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