Family:Whitney, James F. (1840-1919)

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James F.8 Whitney (James7, Aaron6, Levi5, Daniel4, Jonathan3, Jonathan2, John1), son of James7 and Julia A. (Dorr) Whitney, was born 7 Jan 1840, Westbrook or Saco, ME, and died 11 Apr 1919, Hartford, CT.[1]

He married, before 1867, Ellen Strange. She was born 17 Mar 1838, St. Stephen, NB, and died 9 Dec 1936, Hartford, CT.[2]

All of this family are buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, CT.

He resided 60 Walnut St., Hartford, CT.

Children of James F.8 Whitney:

i. Caroline S.9 Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1867, NB; d. 24 Jan 1945, Hartford, CT, unmarried.[3]
ii. Frank E. Whitney, b. 2 May 1869, Hartford, CT; d. 9 Feb 1904, Hartford, CT; unmarried.[4]
iii. Harry Whitney, b. 30 Sep 1872, Hartford, CT; d. 18 Mar 1908, Boston, MA,[5] aged 35 years 6 months 4 days, of pneumococcus meningitis;[6] m. ca. 1896, Olive -----, b. Sep 1875, CT, and died after 1900.


225 238 Whitney, James F. 30 M W Machinist $500 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Nellie 28 F W Keeping House Canada Parents foreign born -----, Carrie 3 F W Connecticut Mother foreign born -----, Frank 1 M W Do Mother foreign born

James F. WHITNEY 37 Self M M W ME Machine Contractor ME ME Nellie S. WHITNEY 36 Wife F M W NEW BRUNSWICK Keeping House ENG ENG Carrie WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W NEW BRUNSWICK Attends School ME NEW BRUNSWICK Frank E. WHITNEY 11 Son M S W CT Attends School ME NEW BRUNSWICK Harry WHITNEY 7 Son M S W CT ME NEW BRUNSWICK

60 65 Whitney, James F. Head W M Jan 1840 60 mar 35 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Machinist, Rents house -----, Ellen S. Wife W F Jun 1840 60 mar 35 3ch 3liv New Brunswick England England Immig. 1860 -----, Caroline S. Dau W F Mar 1869 31 sgl Canada (Eng) Massachusetts New Brunswick Immig. 1870 -----, Frank E. Son W M May 1870 30 sgl Connecticut Massachusetts New Brunswick Machinist

43 117 Bowen, Mary A. Wife W F Sep 1854 45 mar 9 6ch 4liv Canada Eng. New York Canada Eng. Dressmaker, Rents house, Immig. 1845 -----, Edward E. Head W M Nov 1868 31 mar 9 Michigan Canada Fr. Canada Fr. Machinist, Rents farm Nixon, John E. SSon W M Oct 1883 17 sgl New York Michigan Canada Eng. Machinist Benjamin, Joseph Brdr W M Jun 1854 45 sgl Canada Fr. Canada Fr. Canada Fr. Mason brick Patlier, James Brdr W M May 1858 42 sgl New York France France Compositor 118 Walker, Anna L. Head W F Oct 1860 39 wid 1ch 1liv Massachusetts Maine Maine Nurse, Owns house -----, Rufus P. Son W M Dec 1879 21 sgl Massachusetts Rhode Island Massachusetts Book keeper rope factory Bill Roland H. Brdr W M Feb 1861 39 sgl Connecticut Massachusetts Massachusetts Salesman (grocery) 119 Pierce, Mary F. Head W F May 1857 43 wid 2ch 2liv Connecticut Connecticut Vermont Laundry (proprietor) -----, May Dau W F Mar 1882 18 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Vermont Laundry clerk -----, Ella Dau W F Jun 1883 16 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Schumacher, Otto Brdr W M Sep 1857 42 sgl New York Germany Germany Cigarmaker Schneider, Nicholas Brdr W M Jan 1862 38 wid Connecticut Germany Germany Grocer 120 Whitney, Harry Head W M Sep 1872 27 mar 4 Connecticut England England Clerk (insur.) -----, Olive Wife W F Sep 1875 24 mar 4 0ch 0liv Connecticut Connecticut New York O'Neil, Parker Brdr W M Nov 1872 28 sgl Ireland Ireland Ireland Waiter (testaurant) Mann, Henry Brdr W M Mar 1871 29 sgl Connecticut Connecticut Connecticut Electrician


  • Census records.

1.^  Find A Grave memorial #81008102, James F. Whitney.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #81008074, Ellen Strange Whitney.

3.^  Find A Grave memorial #81008033, Caroline S. Whitney.

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #81008145, Frank E. Whitney.

5.^  Find A Grave memorial #81008177, Harry Whitney.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1908/8, page 388.

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