Family:Whitney, James Ansel (1849-1934)
James Ansel8 Whitney (James Monroe7, Jonathan6, Peter5, Josiah4, Josiah3, [prob.] Benjamin2, John1), son of James Monroe7 and Eliza (Cozzens) Whitney, was born 12 Sep 1849, Bethel, VT, and died 12 Jul 1934, Tunbridge, VT.
He married, 14 Sep 1872, Bethel or Tunbridge, VT, Augusta A. Diamond, daughter of John and Lucy (-----) Diamond. She was born 31 Oct 1851, VT, or Lowell, MA, and died 1929.
He was educated at the common schools; worked with his father as a mechanic until 21 years of age. Since, he has been employed as a commerical traveler, which business he still follows. In politics he is Republican, and decidedly American in principal, believing that Americans should rule America; resided Tunbridge, VT.
Children of James Ansel8 and Augusta A. (Diamond) Whitney:
i. Phil S.9 Whitney, b. 26 Feb 1878, resided North Tunbridge. ii. Ned L. Whitney, b. 30 Oct 1884; resided North Tunbridge.
James A. WHITNEY 29 Self M M W VT Works In Rake Factory VT VT Augusta A. WHITNEY 32 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Phil S. WHITNEY 2 Son M S W VT VT VT
178 180 Whitney, James A. Head W M Sep 1849 50 mar 27 Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, Augusta A. Wife W F Oct 1848 51 mar 27 3ch 2liv Vermont Scotland Vermont -----, Ned L. Son W M Oct 1883 16 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont At school
179 181 Landon, Henry J. Head W M Jun 1870 29 mar 2 Vermont Vermont Vermont Day-laborer, Rents farm -----, Lura E. Wife W F Dec 1875 24 mar 2 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Massachusetts -----, Hazel N. Dau W F Mar 1899 1 sgl Vermont Vermont Maine Harriman, Ella MiL W F Oct 1847 52 wid 3ch 3liv Massachusetts Maine Maine Whitney, Phil S. Srvt W M Feb 1878 22 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Farm-laborer
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 558.