Family:Whitney, James Alexander (1866-1938)
James Alexander8 Whitney (James7, Jonathan6, Jonathan5, James4, Joseph3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James7 and Mary (Helms) Whitney, was born 27 Sep 1866, Montgomery Co., IA, and died 24 Dec 1938. He is buried in Memorial Cemetery, Montgomery Co., IA.
He married, 27 Feb 1889, Eva Taylor. She was born 5 Feb 1869, and died 1948. She is buried in Memorial Cemetery, Montgomery Co., IA.
He is a native of Montgomery County, IA, and was born on a farm. Remaining with his parents until attaining his majority he soon engaged in business. At present he is a member of the firm of Whitney Bros., general merchants at Cumberland, IA; resided Sciola and Cumberland, IA.
Children of James Alexander8 and Eva (Taylor) Whitney:
i. Orvil Robert9 Whitney, b. 1 Feb 1890.
149 149 Whitney, James Head W M Sep 1866 33 mar 11 Iowa Ohio Ohio Farmer, Rents farm -----, Fannie E. Wife W F Feb 1869 31 mar 11 1ch 1liv Iowa Indiana Indiana -----, Orville R. Son W M Feb 1890 10 sgl Iowa Iowa Iowa At school
- 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. 563.