Family:Whitney, James (1818-1890)

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James7 Whitney (Solomon6, Joseph5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Solomon6 and Phebe (Gilkey) Whitney, was born 7 May 1818,[1] Unity, ME,[2] and died 19 Dec 1890.

He "Mr." married firstly, (intentions 10 Aug 1846, Troy, ME), Adeline Hamilton,[3] daughter of William F. and Susan (-----) Hamilton of Unity. She was born about 1820, and died 13 May 1856, Troy, ME.[4] She is buried in Unity Pond Cemetery, Unity, ME.

Intentions of marriage were published 8 Nov 1856, Belfast, ME, for him "of Troy" and his second wife Margaret A. Florn/Floon/Floom.[5] He "Mr." married secondly, 20 Nov 1856, Troy, ME, Margaret A. Florn/Floon/Floom "of Belfast".[6] She was born about 1831, ME, and died before 1860.

He married thirdly, between 1857 and 1860, Mary E. Prentiss. She was born about 1831, ME, and died before 1870.

He married fourthly, between 1868 and 1870, Margaret A. -----. She was born about 1835, Searsport, ME, and died after 1880.

James was a farmer, residing in Troy, ME.

Children of James7 and Adeline (Hamilton) Whitney:

i. Augusta A.8 Whitney, b. ca. 1842; not in family in 1860.
ii. Edwin G. Whitney, b. 4 Oct 1848, Troy, ME;[7] m. Lizzie E. Wood.
iii. William A. Whitney, b. 18 Apr 1854, Troy, ME;[8] m. ca. 1879, Zophia M. Helwig.

Children of James7 and Margaret A. (Florn) Whitney:

iv. Mary8 Whitney, b. ca. 1857, ME; d. 18 Nov 1862, Troy, ME.[9]

Children of James7 and Mary E. (Prentiss) Whitney:

v. Lemuel H.8 Whitney, b. ca. 22 Dec 1863, Troy, ME; not in family in 1880; d. 17 Jul 1888, Boston, MA, aged 24 years 6 months 25 days, of shock and a railroad accident;[10] unmarried.
vi. John Whitney, b. Dec 1865, ME; m. Harriet C. Titcomb.
vii. Clarence Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1868, Troy, ME;[11] m. 27 Mar 1889, Burnham, ME, Mrs. Annie R. (Tyler) Hollis, "of Troy", b. ca. 1866, dau. of Geo. L. and Sarah (Cook) Tyler.[12]

Census

136 140 James Whitney 32 M - Joiner $800 Maine Adaline " 30 F - " Augusta A. " 8 F - " Attended school Edwin G. " 1 M - "

89 91 James Whitney 41 M - Hs. Carpenter $700 $200 Maine Mary A. " 29 F - " Edwin G. " 11 M - " Attended school Wm. A. " 6 M - " Attended school Mary " 3 F - "

49 52 Whitney, Jas. 52 M W Farmer $600 $300 Maine Male citizen over 21 -----, Edwin G. 21 " W " " Male citizen over 21 -----, Margaret A. 39 F W Keepng house " -----, Wm. A. 17 M W " Attended school -----, Lemuel H. 6 " W " Attended school -----, John 4 " W " Attended school -----, Clarrance 2 " W "

James WHITNEY 62 Self M M W ME Farmer ME ME Margaret WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ENG ME John WHITNEY 14 Son M S W ME At Home ME ME Clarence WHITNEY 12 Son M S W ME At School ME ME

77 79 Whitney, Clarence Head W M Apr 1868 32 mar 11 Maine Maine Maine Farmer, Farm -----, Annie R. Wife W F Sep 1866 33 mar 11 0ch 0liv Maine Maine Maine

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "James [Whitney], [born] 7 May 1818," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

2.^  "James [Whitney], s. Solomon and Phebe, b. 7 May 1818," according to Mosher, Elizabeth M., Vital Records of Unity, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

3.^  "James [Whitney], Mr., and Miss Adaline Hamilton, b. of Troy, int. 10 Aug 1846, cert. 4 Sep 1846," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

4.^  "Adeline [Whitney], d. 13 May 1856," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

5.^  "James [Whitney] of Troy and Margaret Floon, int. Nov. 8, 1856," according to Alfred Johnson, ed., Vital Records of Belfast, Maine, to the Year 1892 (Boston, MA: Maine Historical Society, 1917), vol. II, pp. 465-466.

6.^  "James [Whitney], of Troy, and Margarett Floom, of Belfast, m. 20 Nov 1856," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

7.^  "Edwin G. [Whitney], [born] 4 Oct 1848," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

8.^  "William A. [Whitney], [born] 18 Apr 1854," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

9.^  "Mary [Whitney], d. James and Margaret, d. 18 Nov. 1862," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 393, page 239.

11.^  "Clarence [Whitney], s. James, carpenter, b. Troy, and Mary E. (Prentiss), b. 5 Apr 1868," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).

12.^  "Clarence [Whitney], Mr., of Troy, farmer, ae 20, s. James Whitney, and Mrs. Annie R. Hollis, of Troy, ae 22, d. Geo. L. Tyler and Sarah Cook, 2nd mar., int. 21 Mar 1889, cert. 26 Mar 1889, m. 27 Mar 1889, in Burnham, by Rev. Tobias Lord," according to Hillman, Ralph E., ed. Vital Records of Troy, Maine, prior to 1892 (Rockport, ME: Picton Press, 1995).


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