Family:Whitney, James Volney (1841-1907)

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James Volney8 Whitney (Curtis Russell7, Silas6, Aaron5, Samuel4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Curtis Russell7 and Rhoda (Hawkins) Whitney, was born 1841, Superior, MI, and died 25 Nov 1907, Olive, MI.[1]

He married, Frances McLoud/McLeod, daughter of John H. and Rachel (Firestone) McLeod. She was born about 1847, or Oct 1841, PA, and died 12 Mar 1897, Bengal, MI. She was buried in Wilsey Cemetery, DeWitt, MI.[2]

Phoenix says the following:

". . . a trader . . . . They were living at DeWitt, Mich., in March 1874."

Children of James Volney8 and Frances (McLoud) Whitney:

i. Maria9 Whitney; not with family in 1870 or later
ii. John C. Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1867 or 1868, Victor, MI; m. Mariah -----.
iii. (child) Whitney, b. bef. 1874; not with family in 1870 or later.
iv. (child) Whitney, b. bef. 1874; not with family in 1870 or later.
v. Arthur Lyon Whitney, b. 1 Aug 1879, Victor, MI; d. 8 Jul 1951, Ovid, MI.


18 19 Whitney, James 27 M W Farmer $1000 $300 Michigan Male citizen over 21 -----, Fransis 23 F W Keeping House Pennsylvania Illiterate -----, John C. 3 M W Michigan 20 Whitney, Curtis R. 78 M W Farmer $3000 $200 New York Male citizen over 21 -----, Elizabeth 73 F W Keeping House New York Illiterate

James E. WHITNEY 39 Self M M W MI Farmer NY NY Francis WHITNEY 33 Wife F M W PA Keeping House PA PA John C. WHITNEY 13 Son M S W MI Farming MI PA Arthur WHITNEY 10M Son M S W MI At Home MI PA

158 160 Whitney, James Head W M Oct 1841 58 wid Michigan New York New York Farmer, Owns free farm Rapson, Lena Srvt W F Dec 1857 42 wid 3ch 3liv Canada Scotland Scotland House Keeper -----, Hattie Brdr W F Dec 1893 6 sgl Michigan England Canada At school 9 mos.


1.^  Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995, from

2.^  Find A Grave Memorial #5921154, Frances Whitney.

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