Family:Whitney, James (1820-1898)

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James7 Whitney (Aaron6, Benjamin5, Joshua4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of Aaron6 and Electa (Leach) Whitney, was born 24 Mar 1820, Mina, Chautauqua Co., NY, and died 12 Oct 1898, Mina, Chautauqua Co., NY, unmarried.

He resided Findley's Lake, NY.

"James WHITNEY, no dates. An old resident of Mina, died last weekend, and was buried in the Mina Cemetery; Although he lived less than a quarter mile from the Post office in this town, he had not been IN the town for 10 years at least, He seldom if ever left the home of Mrs. RICKARD where he resided. A great many did not know the old man lived so near them til he died; An old Scrapbook. No record for him in Mina Cemetery nor date of death but he is in Census born about 1820 there are other WHITNEY burials there" - MINA CORNERS CEMETERY, OBITUARIES, MINA, NY.

Census

12 Aaron Whitney 62 M - Farmer $5000 $2200 N.Y. Electa do 62 F - Vermont James do 40 M - Farmer $150 N.Y. Polly do 20 F - Housework " Hiram do 30 M - Farmer $400 "

131 131 Whitney, Aaron 71 M W Farmer $11000 $4000 New York Male citizen over 21 -------, Electa 71 F W Keeping house Vermont Cannot write -------, James 50 M W At Home New York Male citizen over 21 -------, Polly 30 F W At Home New York Lewis, George 32 M W Farmer Laborer $1200 New York Male citizen over 21

Wesley WILCOX 50 Self M M W NY NY NY Cleste WILCOX 50 Wife F M W NY NY NY John WILCOX 16 Son M W NY Farm Laborer NY NY James WHITNEY 60 Othe M S W NY Farmer NY VT

References

  • Census records.

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