Family:Whitney, James Dwight (1821-a1880)
James Dwight8 Whitney (Robert7, Abel6, Aaron5, Moses4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Robert7 and Margaret Ashley (Dwight) Whitney, was born 19 Aug 1821, Westfield, MA, and was baptized 28 Oct 1821, Westfield, MA, and died after 1880.
He married, 6 Jan 1846, Sophia Abigail Steele. She was born 23 Nov 1824, NY, and died after 1880.
He was cashier of a bank at Norwalk, OH, 1844-49; engaged in forwarding and wholesale trade at Sandusky, 1850-70, and from 1865-71 he was national bank examiner for Ohio and West Virginia; resided at Oberlin, OH, and is examiner for the insurance department of Ohio.
Children of James Dwight8 and Sophia Abigail (Steele) Whitney:
i. James Dwight9 Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1847, OH; d. same day. ii. Mary Dwight Whitney, b. 23 Sep 1848, Norwalk, OH; m. 10 Nov 1869, Julius L. Henderson, b. 1 Oct 1844.
- Ch.: DeWitt C., b. 9 Jul 1871; d. 7 Aug 1871; resided Youngstown, OH. He is in the Atlanta & Great West R. R. office.
iii. George Dwight Whitney, b. 10 Oct 1850, Norwalk, OH; poss. m. 12 Oct 1879, Johnson Co., KS, Ella E. Montford. iv. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 17 Oct 1853, Sandusky, OH; m. Frank M. Hosier v. Robert Sanford Whitney, b. 9 May 1860, Sandusky, OH. vi. James Steele Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1864, Sandusky, OH; d. Apr 1891, Denver, CO.
Boarding House 751 760 Eunice P. Patterson 51 F - Mass. ... James D. Whitney 30 M - Forwarding Merchant Mass. Sophia " 27 F - New York Mary D. " 1 F - Ohio ...
912 869 Jas. D. Whitney 38 M - Whole Sale Grocer $3300 Mass. Sophia 35 F - N.Y. Mary 11 " - O. Attended school George 9 M - " Attended school Elizabeth 6 F - " Attended school Robert 1/12 M - " Cornelia Stale 32 F - N.Y.
Hotel 383 391 Hainey, James 45 M W Hotel Keeper $5000 Ohio Male citizen over 21 ... Whitney, James 47 M W Travelling Agt. Mass. Male citizen over 21 Sophia 45 F W N.Y. George 19 M W Student Ohio Attended school Eliza 16 F W " " Attended school Robert 10 M W " Attended school James 6 M W " Attended school ...
Jas. T. WHITNEY 58 Self M M W MA Examiner Of Banks And Insurance Company MA MA Sophia S. WHITNEY 55 Wife F M W NY At Home VT MA Julius L. HENDERSON 35 SonL M M W OH Agent N.Y.P.O. Railroad OH VT Mary D. HENDERSON 31 Dau F M W OH Keeping House MA NY Marg't. DIGNAN 21 Oth F S W IRE Servant IRE IRE
- (poss.) 1880, Olathe, Johnson Co., KS:
George D. WHITNEY 30 Self M W W OH Druggist (OH) (OH) Ella E WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W PA Music Teacher PA PA Minnie POTTS 14 Cous F S W OH Servant --- ---
Frank M. HOSIER 31 Self M M W OH Mayor OH OH Elizabeth HOSIER 27 Wife F M W OH Keeping House MA MA Louise D. HOSIER 1 Dau F S W OH OH OH Mary W. HOSIER 4M Dau F S W OH OH OH Mary SMITH 27 Oth F S W OH Servant OH OH Robt S. WHITNEY 20 BroL M S W OH College MA MA Janus WHITNEY 16 BroL M S W OH College MA MA
- 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. 492.