Family:Whitney, James Augustus (1825-a1880)
He married, 4 Jan 1857, Trinity Church, St. John, NB, Eliza Crear, daughter of John and Anna Maria (Martin) Crear. She was born 11 Nov 1830, St. John, NB, and died after 1880.
Phoenix says the following:
- ". . . a book-keeper . . . . They dwelt in St. John till 1867, most of the time in the house where he was born, which was built by his father in 1820; in Cleveland, Ohio, from 18 Nov. 1869 till 14 March 1871; and then moved to New York City, where they were living, at 523 West 23d Street, in Jan. 1874."
Children of James Augustus7 and Eliza (Crear) Whitney:
i. Walter Hamilton8 Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1857, Orange Street, St. John, NB; d. 4 Feb 1858, St. John, NB; bur. St. John Rural Cemetery. ii. Frank Butler Whitney, b. 9 Jan 1859, Princess Street, St. John, NB; m. Ella W. Wilde. iii. Mary Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1862, Princess Street, St. John, NB; d. 22 Sep 1862, St. John, NB; bur. St. John Rural Cemetery. iv. Annie Maria Whitney, b. b. 30 Jun 1863, Princess Street, St. John, NB; d. 5 Aug 1863, St. John, NB. v. George Walter Seely Whitney, b. 23 Feb 1865, Princess Street, St. John, NB; m. Mildred R. Tugwell. vi. Margaret Whitney, b. 1 Jun 1867, Princess Street, St. John, NB; m. 8 Oct 1890, Grace Church, Orange, NJ, Francis Edward Brockett. vii. John Chaloner Whitney, b. 30 Mar 1870, 426 Hamilton Street, Cleveland, OH; d. 9 Sep 1870, 426 Hamilton Street, Cleveland, OH; bur. St. John Rural Cemetery.
576 635 Whitney, Jas. A. 44 M W Commission house clerk New Brunswick Parents foreign born -----, Eliza 39 F W Keeping house Do Parents foreign born -----, Frank 11 M W Do Parents foreign born, Attended school -----, George W. 6 M W Do Parents foreign born -----, John 2/12 M W Ohio Parents foreign born, Born in Mar
James WHITNEY 58 Self M M W CANADA Lumber Dealer NY CT Eliza WHITNEY 49 Wife F M W CANADA At Home SCOTLAND CT Frank P. WHITNEY 21 Son M S W CANADA Bookkeeper CANADA CANADA Anna WHITNEY 16 Dau F S W CANADA At Home CANADA CANADA George W. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W CANADA Tea Clerk CANADA CANADA Margarett WHITNEY 13 Dau F S W CANADA At Home CANADA CANADA Mary HOLTT 23 Othe F S W NY Servant Domestic ENGLAND IRELAND
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 811 and p. 1674.