Family:Whitney, James (c1834-a1870)

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James Whitney, parentage unknown, was born circa 1834, NY, and died after 1870.

He married circa 1855, Jane ------, daughter of unknown parentage. She was born circa 1837, NY, and died after 1885. She married secondly circa 1874, Reeder, KS, John Paul Keller.

Some public trees refer to this individual as James Daniel.

Children of James and Jane (------) Whitney:

i. Harvey James Whitney, b. Jun 1856, IA; m. ca 1885, Williamsburg, KS, Ida R. Douglass.
ii. Delmer Whitney, b. ca 1859, IL.
iii. Benjamin Whitney, b. ca 1861, WI.
iv. Ida May Whitney, b. Jan 1863, WI; d. 28 Nov 1950, Madison, KS; m. 1883, Coffey Co., KS, Albert Metz Silas Trumpower.
v. Marquis Whitney, b. ca 1866, KS.


2901 7 Daniel Whitney 26 M - Farmer 1600 600 N.Y. Diller Do 22 F - House Keeper Do Harvey Do 4 M - Ill. Attended school Delmer Do 8/12 M - Do

128 128 Whitney, James 36 M W N.Y. Insane, Male citizen over 21, Nonvoter Jane 33 F W Keeping house N.Y. Harry 14 M W Working on farm Iowa Attended school Delmer 11 M W Ills. Attended school, Cannot write Benjamin 9 M W Wis. Attended school Ida 6 F W Wis. Marquis 2 M W Kas.

Paul KELLER 48 Self M M W FRA Farmer GER GER Jane KELLER 41 Wife F M W NY Keeps House NY NY Lewis KELLER 20 Son M S W IL Works On Farm FRA OH Mary KELLER 15 Dau F S W KS At Home FRA OH Matilda KELLER 12 Dau F S W KS At School FRA OH Martha KELLER 3 Dau F S W KS FRA NY Ida WHITNEY 16 SDau F S W WI At Home NY NY Marquis WHITNEY 12 SSon M S W KS At School NY NY

Jane remarried and children Ida and Marquis.

John REED 30 Self M M W IN Farmer NY NY Margret REED 26 Wife F M W KY Keeps House KY KY Lathy REED 7 Dau F S W KS IN KY Robert REED 5 Son M S W KS IN KY Sarah REED 3 Dau F S W KS IN KY Mary REED 2 Dau F S W KS IN KY Pearly REED 2M Son M S W KS IN KY Benjamin WHITNEY 18 Oth M S W WI Farm Laborer NY NY

Son Benjamin.


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  • KS state census records

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