Family:Whitney, James Phinehas (1802-1847)

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Hon. James Phinehas8 Whitney (Thomas7, Phinehas6, William5, William4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Thomas7 and Henrietta (Parker) Whitney, was born Shirley, 8 Aug 1802, MA,[1] and "Hon." died 14 Jan 1847, Shirley, MA, aged 44 years 6 months 13 days, of consumption, merchant.[2]

Marriage intentions were published 8 May 1836, Shirley, MA, for him "Esq." and Lydia B. P. Treadwell "of Ipswich".[3] He married firstly, 31 May 1836, recorded both Beverly and Ipswich, MA, Lydia Bowes Parker Treadwell "of Ipswich",[4][5] daughter of Moses and Lydia Bowes (Parker) Treadwell.[6] She was born 6 Aug 1815, Ipswich, MA,[7] and died 28 Feb 1842, Shirley, MA, aged 26 years 6 months 22 days, of consumption.[8]

Marriage intentions were published 24 May 1846, Shirley, MA, for him "Hon." and Sarah Ann Treadwell "of Ipswich".[9] He married secondly, 10 Jun 1846, Ipswich, MA Sarah Ann Treadwell,[10] daughter of Moses and Lydia Bowes (Parker) Treadwell.[11] She was born 18 May 1819, Ipswich, MA.[12] She married secondly, 13 Sep 1855, Worcester, MA, Isaac C. Kendall, b. ca. 1800, Ipswich, MA, son of Ephraim and Lydia (-----) Kendall.page 271

He was born in Shirley, MA, where he always resided. Educated at the public schools there and at Lawrence academy, Groton, MA, where he graduated. For twenty years he was one of the most prominent residents in that part of the Old Bay State; was representative in the legislature, also state senator for several terms. He held all the town offices at different times and for years was town treasurer. He resided Shirley, MA.

Children of James Phinehas8 and Lydia Bowes Parker (Treadwell) Whitney:

i. Henrietta Parker9 Whitney, b. 11 or 14 Mar 1837, Shirley, MA;[13] d. 2 Aug 1900, Cambridge, MA [recorded Gloucester, MA], aged 63 years 4 months 22 days, of Bright's disease;[14] "of New York" m. 23 Oct 1862, Shirley, MA, Andrew McFarland Davis, of Worcester, b. ca. 1834, Worcester, son of John and Eliza (-----) Davis;[15] resided Cambridge, MA, 10 Appleton St. In 1870 lived Castleton, Richmond Co., NY.

Children of James Phinehas8 and Sarah Ann (Treadwell) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Census

257 284 Abagail Hunt 48 F - Mass. ... Sarah Whitney 30 F - Mass. Lucy Treadwell 23 F - " Etta Whitney 14 F - " Attended school ...

  • 1855 State: Widow and daughter not found.

References

1.^  "Phinehas James [Whitney], s. Thomas and Henrietta, [born] Aug. 8, 1802," according to Vital Records of Shirley, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1918).

2.^  "James P. Esq., m., merchant, s. Thomas and Henrietta, consumption, Jan. 14, 1847, a. 44y. 6m. 13d. [Hon., G.R.1]," according to Shirley Vital Records. "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 27, page 60.

3.^  "James P. [Whitney] Esq. and Lydia B. P. Treadwell of Ipswich, int. May 8, 1836. [James Phinehas Whitney, m. May 31, B.R.]," according to Shirley Vital Records.

4.^  "James P. [Whitney], of Shirley, and Lydia B. P. Treadwell of Ipswich, [married] May 31, 1836," according to Vital Records of Beverly, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Topsfield, MA: Topsfield Historical Society, 1906).

5.^  "James P. [Whitney], of Shirley, and Lydia B. P. Treadwell, [married] May 31, 1836," according to Vital Records of Ipswich, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1910).

6.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

7.^  "Lydia Bowes Parker [Treadwell], d. Capt. Moses, jr. and Lydia Bowes, [born] Aug. 6, 1815," according to Ipswich Vital Records.

8.^  "Lydia B. P. [Whitney], housekeeper, consumption, [died] Feb. 28, 1842, a. 26y. 6m. 22d. [w. James P., G.R.1]," according to Shirley 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 1, page 85.

9.^  "James P. [Whitney], Hon., and Sarah Ann Treadwell of Ipswich, int. May 24, 1846," according to Shirley Vital Records.

10.^  "James P. [Whitney], widr., of Shirley, a. 43 y. trader, b. Shirley, s. Thomas and Henrietta of Shirley, and Sarah Ann Treadwell, a. 27 y., d. Moses and Lydia B. P., [married] June 10, 1846," according to Ipswich Vital Records.

11.^  Her parentage is proven by her birth record.

12.^  "Sarah Ann [Treadwell], d. Capt. Moses, jr. and Lydia Bowes, [born] May 18, 1819," according to Ipswich Vital Records.

13.^  "Henrietta Parker [Whitney], d. James P. and Lydia B. P., [born] Mar. 11, 1837, B.R.," according to Shirley Vital Records. Also, "Henrietta Parker, Mar. 14, 1837. G.R.3," according to Vital Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1914-1915).

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 504, page 490.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 154, page 191.


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