Family:Whitney, James Puffer (1815-1880)
Dr. James Puffer7 Whitney (James6, Cornelius5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of James6 and Betsey (Law) Whitney, was born 15 Sep 1815, Granville, NY, and died 25 Nov 1880, San Francisco, CA.
He married firstly, 27 Aug 1837, Romeo, MI, Nerissa Carrie Crittenden. She was born 1818, NY, and died after 1870.
He married secondly, before 1880, Susan C. -----. She was born about 1820, NY, and died after 1880.
He resided 901 Fillmore St., San Francisco, CA. He resided Romeo, MI, Milwaukee, WI, and San Francisco, CA.
Children of James Puffer7 and Nerissa (Crittenden) Whitney:
i. William Kirk8 Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1838; m. Caroline Stimson. ii. James D. Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1840; m. 24 Apr 1872, Minnie Lissak; resided Palace Hotel, San Francisco, CA; s. p. He was born in Romeo, MI; educated at Santa Clara college, CA; studied medicine in the University of the Pacific, San Francisco, 1860 to 1863; went to Europe in 1863; visited hospitals of London and Paris and attended clinics for one and a half years. He was visiting physician at St. Mary's hospital, San Francisco, for three years; surgeon-general for the State of California four years; surgeon First Regiment National Guards, California, ten years; medical examiner for seven life insurance companies; director and president of several incorporated companies. iii. Jay Pitt Whitney, b. -----; d. aged 15 months. iv. James P. Whitney, b. -----; resided 901 Fillmore St., San Francisco.
- 1840, Bruce, Macomb Co., MI: James P. Whitney, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 20-29, and 1 female 15-19; 1 engaged in agriculture.
- 1850, Milwaukee Ward 1, Milwaukee Co., WI:
1621 1749 H. D. Garrison 37 M - Tavern Keeper $2500 New York ... J. P. Whitney 40 M - Physician New York ----- Whitney 31 F - do ...
- 1850, children not found.
- 1860: not found.
- 1870, San Francisco Ward 8, San Francisco Co.:
1181 1829 Whitney, J. P. 53 M W Physician $15000 $5000 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, N. Carrie 50 F W Keepng House do -----, W. K. 31 M W Apothacary $4000 Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Carrie 30 F W Connecticut -----, Narisse 4 F W California -----, Ethel 2 F W do Gerry, Mary 25 F W Domestic Ser. Ireland Parents foreign born Furnan, Mary A. 30 F W do do Parents foreign born 1830 Buckingham, C. E. 43 M W Broker $1000 New York Male citizen over 21 1831 Fenton, S. F. 26 M W Tel. Opprater New Jersey Male citizen over 21 1832 Henriquery, D. 49 M W Stock Broker $15000 West Indies Parents foreign born
- 1870, sons James and James not found.
- 1880, San Francisco Ward 8, San Francisco Co., CA:
J. P. WHITNEY 64 Self M M W NY Physician NY NY Susan C. WHITNEY 61 Wife F M W NY Keeping House NY NY Ethel WHITNEY 12 GDau F S W CA At School MI MA Marice WHITNEY 14 GDau F S W CA At School MI MA James P. WHITNEY 7 GSon M S W CA At Home MI MA
- 1880, sons James and James not found.
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 392.