Family:Whitney, James (1813-1884)

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James Whitney (John), son of John and Lydia (Russell) Whitney, was born 1 Sep 1813, Union, ME, and died 12 May 1884, Warren, ME, aged 70 years 8 months 12 days.[1]

Marriage intentions were published 18 Jan 1852, Warren, ME, for him "of Warren" and "Mrs." Belinda Day "of Camden".[2] He married, 5 or 22 Feb 1852, Rockport, ME, Belinda S. (Orff) Day, daughter of George and Sarah (Simmons) Orff. She was born 28 Apr 1825, Camden, ME, and died 23 Aug 1880, East Warren, ME, aged 55 years 3 months 25 days (published in Rockland paper 26 Aug 1880). She had married firstly, 24 Nov 1849, Blackstone, MA, Nathan Day,[3] who died 1 Jul, Blackstone, MA, aged 27 years 8 months 8 days, of consumption,[4] by whom she had a son, Nathan S. Day, b. 7 Sep 1850, Blackstone, MA.[5]

They resided northeastern Warren, ME.

On 15 Aug 1883, Warren, ME, James signed his house over to Lavinia Whitney and Nathan Day. He made his mark.

Children of James and Belinda S. (Orff)(Day) Whitney:

i. Lavina E. Whitney, b. 20 Mar 1855, Warren, ME; d. 8 Jan 1911, Warren, ME, aged 56 years 9 months 19 days, of paralysis. Child, paternity unknown (but possibly by Charles Simmons):
a. Charles H. Whitney, b. 4 Jun 1881, Warren, ME;[6] d. 2 Jan 1953, Rockland, ME; unmarried.

Census

247 267 John Whittemy 73 M - Mass. Lydia " 70 F - Me. James " 36 M - Farmer $500 " Russell " 34 M - " $600 "

339 358 James Whitney 46 M - Day Labourer $300 $100 Maine Belinda S. " 35 F - " Lavina E. " 6 F - " Attended school Nathaniel S. Doy 9 M - " Attended school Sarah Orff 73 F - Mass.

240 246 Whitney, James 50 M W Farmer $200 -- Warren, Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Belinda F. 46 F W Keeping House Warren, Maine

James WHITNEY 66 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Belinda WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W ME Invalid ME MA Lavinia WHITNEY 26 Dau F S W ME Keeping House ME ME Nathan S. DRY 39 SonL M M W MA Laborer MA ME

5 5 Day, Nathan Head W M Sep 1850 49 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Owns free farm Whitney, Lavina E. Sist W F Mar 1854 46 sgl 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Charles H. Neph W M Jun 1881 18 sgl Maine Maine Maine Farm laborer

References

  • Census Records

1.^  "Whitney, James, died 12 May 1884, age 70 yrs, 8 mos, 12 days," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Warren, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #44 (Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2004).

2.^  "18 January 1852, James Whitney of Warren and Mrs. Belinda Day of Camden," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Warren, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #44 (Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2004).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 38, page 311.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 50, page 95.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 44, page 134.

6.^  "Whitney, Charlie H., child of Lavinia, [born -----]," according to Groves, Marlene A., comp., Vital records of Warren, Maine, Maine Genealogical Society Special Publication #44 (Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2004).


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