Family:Whitney, James Harvey (1847-a1880)

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James Harvey9 Whitney (Orrell8, George Huyler7, Zadok6, Hezekiah5, Hezekiah4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Orrell8 and Mary Philura (Merrill) Whitney, was born 19 Jan 1847, Wolcott, VT, and died after 1880.

He married, 22 Nov 1870, Cabot, VT, Martha Matilda Perkins, daughter of Urbin and Betsey (Sanborn) Perkins.[1] She was born 16 Nov 1847, Walden, VT, and died after 1880.

He was a farmer and teacher. He settled at Cabot, and was living there in 1873, without children. He was a soldier in the war of 1861, for one year in 1864 and 1865.

Whitney, James H., age 18, cred. to Tunbridge, VT
Service: enl 2/2/65, m/i 2/2/65, Pvt, Co. E, 4th VT INF, m/o 7/13/65
born: abt 1847, Unknown; died unknown; buried: Unknown.[2]

Children of James Harvey9 and Martha Matilda (Perkins) Whitney:

i. Gerstie M.10 Whitney, b. ca. 1874, VT.
ii. Virginia A. Whitney, b. ca. 1879, VA.


167 184 Whitney, Jas. H. 22 M W Farmer $3000 $1000 Vermont Male citizen over 21 -----, Philura 46 F W Keeping House " 168 185 Whitney, Moses W. 21 M W Farmer $1600 $250 " Male citizen over 21

James H. WHITNEY 34 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Martha WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Gerstie M. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W VT VT VT Virginia A. WHITNEY 1 Dau F S W VA VT VT Philura WHITNEY 54 Moth F W W VT NH VT Percilla MERRILL 50 Aunt F W VT Domestic Servant NH VT


  • Census records.

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.

2.^  Vermont in the Civil War.

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