Family:Whitney, James (1834-1906)

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James8 Whitney (Moses7, Samuel6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Moses7 and Charlotte (Cromwell) Whitney, was born 21 Aug 1834, Whitney, North Esk Parish, NB, and died 5 Mar 1906, Weston, ME

He married firstly, 21 Sep 1856, Weston, ME, Louisa Pratt, daughter of Thomas L. and Sarah E. (Smith) Pratt. She "Luiza" was born 12 Apr 1843, Weston, ME, and died between 1870 and 1872.

He married secondly, 18 Apr 1872, Weston, ME, Julia Mariella Kelly, daughter of Jeremiah and Sarah Parker (Ellis) Kelley. She was born 1 Mar 1847, Leavitt (Haynesville), MA, and died 2 Apr 1934, Weston, ME.

He lived at Weston, ME.

Children of James8 and Louise (Pratt) Whitney:

i. Sherman L.9 Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1857, Weston, ME, or ca. Mar 1864, ME; d. after 1900; m.(1) 21 June 1882, Weston, ME, Mary E. Grant; m.(2) Dora M. -----.
ii. Edwin O. Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1863, Weston, ME, or ca. Jul 1861, ME; d. after 1900; m. 12 May 1890, Weston, ME, , Mattie Syms; m.(2) 29 Apr 1904, Lexington, MA, Cora R. McLeod, b. ca. 1877, East Gore, NS, dau. of David and Hattie A. (Sim) McLeod.[1]

Children of James8 and Julia Mariella (Kelly) Whitney:

iii. Henrietta9 Whitney, b. 5 Feb 1870, Weston, ME; d. 29 Oct 1951, Danforth, ME; "Etta" m. 23 May 1891, Weston, ME, Dudley Pratt.
iv. Albert Pearson Whitney, b. 28 Apr 1878, Weston, ME; d. 3 Jan 1964, Weston, ME; m. 12 Aug 1901, Haynesville, ME, Ella Nightengale.

Census

69 70 James Whitney 24 M - Farmer $500 $100 New Brunswick Louisa " 18 F - Me. Sherman " 2 M - " Asa Cromwell 71 M - Shoe Maker New Brunswick

57 57 Whitney, James 35 M W Farmer $200 $150 New Brunswick Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Louisa 28 F " House Keeper Maine -----, Sherman L. 12 M " At Home " Attended school -----, Edwin O. 8 M " " " " Attended school Smith, Nathaniel 82 M " Laborer " Male citizen over 21

James WHITNEY 43 Self M M W NB Farmer NB NB Marilla WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Etta WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W ME NB ME Albert WHITNEY 2 Son M S W ME NB ME William ESTABROOK 34 Oth M W W ME Laborer NB NB

Nancy WHITNEY 33 Self F M W ME Keeping House ME ME Myra WHITNEY 10 Dau F S W ME At School ME ME George WHITNEY 7 Son M S W ME ME ME Mosman WHITNEY 3 Son M S W ME ME ME Sherman WHITNEY 22 Neph M S W ME Farmer ME ME Edwin WHITNEY 18 Neph M S W ME Laborer ME ME Charlotta WHITNEY 65 MotL F M W ME --- ---

These were sons Sherman and Edwin living with their aunt Nancy, wife of brother Samuel, and with their grandmother Charlotte.

71 73 Whitney, James Head W M Aug 1833 66 mar 28 Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Farmer, Owns free farm -----, Julia M. Wife W F May 1847 53 mar 28 2ch 2liv Maine Maine Maine -----, Albert P. Son W M Apr 1872 22 sgl Maine Canada Eng. Maine Day laborer

68 70 Whitney, Sherman Head W M Nov 1857 42 mar 18 Maine Canada Eng. Maine Farmer -----, Dora M. Wife W F Mar 1864 36 mar 18 5ch 4liv Maine Maine Canada Eng. -----, Edwin Son W M Dec 1882 17 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Bernard Son W M Nov 1883 16 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Harold L. Son W M Mar 1886 13 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school -----, Claude Son W M Jul 1889 10 sgl Maine Maine Maine At school

67 69 Whitney, Edwin O. Head W M Jul 1861 38 wid Maine Canada Eng. Maine Day laborer, Owns free house

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 547, page 413.


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