Family:Whitney, James Holbrook (1804-1874)

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James Holbrook8 Whitney (John7, John6, James5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of John7 and Clarissa (Slack) Whitney, was born 22 Jun 1804, Boston, MA, and died 12 Feb 1874, Brooklyn, NY.

He married 5 Dec 1831, New York, NY, Mary Ann LeRoy Rutgers, daughter of Nicholas Gouverneur and Cornelia (Livingston) Rutgers. She was born 19 Jan 1796, New York, NY, and died 23 Jun 1883, Brooklyn, NY.

He was born in Boston and early engaged in the hardware trade; finally moved to New York City and formed the firm of Whitney & Mcfarland, and then failed in 1837 and took up iron brokerage business and was in it all his life and was quite successful; resided New York City.

Many of the family are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY.

Children of James Holbrook8 and Mary Ann LeRoy (Rutgers) Whitney:

i. Charles William Whitney, b. 17 Jan 1831, New York, NY; m. Victoria Lockwood.
ii. Mary Huffman Whitney, b. 28 Jul 1832, New York, NY; d. 20 Sep 1843, New York, NY.
iii. John Henry Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1833, New York, NY; m. Amelia Dorenda Goldermann.
iv. Alfred Rutgers Whitney, b. 26 Feb 1835, New York, NY; m.(1) Adaline P. Nesbitt; m.(2) Mary L. Freeman.
v. Cornelia Whitney, b. 1837, New York, NY; d. 1841.
vi. Clementine B. Whitney, b. 1839, New York, NY; d. 27 Feb 1839, New York, NY.
vii. Harriet Whitney, b. 1841, New York, NY; d. after 1870, New York, NY.
viii. Mary Anne Whitney, b. 1846, New York, NY; d. after 1870, New York, NY.
ix. James L. Whitney, b. 1850, New York, NY; d. after 1870, New York, NY.

Census

Note: Wife Mary's age is understated in each record in which she is found.

287 615 James Whitney 40 M - Coal Dealer N. York Mary " 40 F - N. York Charles " 19 M - Clerk N. York Henry " 17 M - Clerk N. York Alfred " 15 M - N. York Ann E. Conroy 19 F - Ireland Bridget Reynolds 26 F - Ireland Ernest De Pyster 73 M - Weigher N. Jersey Sarah " 70 F - Michigan Catharine N. " 40 F - N. York Sarah M. " 38 F - N. York Mary A. Davis 28 F - N. York

72 Framed $3000 118 Robert Walton 45 M - - New Brunswick 1 - 6 Merchant - - 1 - - - - Hannah Walton 40 F - Wife Mass. 1 - 6 - - - - - - - - Mary Walton 12 F - Dau N. Brunswick - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Bessie Walton 10 F - Dau do - - 6 - - - 1 - - - - Clara Walton 4 F - Dau Kings Co. - - 4 - - - - - - - - James Whitney 51 M - Brot Mass. 1 - 10m Broker 1 - - - - - - Elizabeth Crockton 27 F - Niec do 1 - 9m - - - - - - - - Ann Matthew 21 F - Srvt Ireland - - 3 Servt. - - 1 - - - - Mary I. Kirkland 27 F - Srvt do 1 - 8 do - - 1 - - - -

<p class="Plaintext">329 Brick $18000 374 Miss Rebecca Deane 46 F - - Pakipsie Dutchess Co. - - 28 Boarding house - - - - - - - Miss Jane Fowler 24 F - Niec Dutchess Co. - - 4 " - - - - - - - Mrs. Witney 55 F - Brdr City N.Y. - W 55 Iron Mer. 1 - - - - - - Charles " 24 M - " " - - 24 Iron Mer. 1 - - - - - - Henry " 21 M - " " - - 21 Clerk 1 - - - - - - Alfred " 20 M - " " - - 20 Clerk 1 - - - - - - Mrs. James Smith 55 F - " " - W 55 - - - - - - - - Mr. Benj. Curtis 42 M - " " - W 42 Provision Dealer 1 - - - - - - Elizabeth " 11 F - " " - - 11 - - - - - - - - Charles Willard 20 M - " " - - 20 Clerk 1 - - - - - - Mary Farrell 20 F - Srvt Ireland - - 5 Svt. - - - - - - - Agnes Collins 18 F - " " - - 5 " - - - - - - - Hannah Walker 10 F - " " - - 9 " - - - - - - -

507 647 Thos. Penny 25 M - Leather Mrt. New York Marsh M. Penny 23 F - do Maggey Penny 1 F - do Ann Feehan 40 F - Domestic Ireland Illiterate Henry Whitney 25 M - Clerk New York Alfred Whitney 24 M - Grocer do Mary Whitney 54 F - do Catherine Coyle 20 F - Domestic Ireland ... 648 George P. Dixon 23 M - City Weigher New York ...

This was his wife Mary and two of their sons.

222 227 Whitney, James 65 M W Genl. Agency Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary Ann 60 F W Keeping House $10000 $2000 Mass. -----, Harriett 29 F W Mass. -----, Mary A. 24 F W Mass. -----, James L. 20 M W Mass. Hunt, Henry L. 30 M W Artist N.Y. Male citizen over 21

  • 1880, widow Mary not found.

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