Family:Whitney, James Monroe (1820-1905)

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Hon. James Monroe7 Whitney (Jonathan6, Peter5, Josiah4, Josiah3, [prob.] Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan6 and Zylpah (Holt) Whitney, was born 4 Nov 1820, Tunbridge, VT, and died 18 Oct 1905.

He married, 21 May 1843, Royalton, VT, Eliza Cozzens, of Royalton, VT.[1] She was born 6 Feb 1819, and died 1895.

J. M. Whitney, youngest son of Jonathan Whitney, was born in Tunbridge, Orange County, VT, 4 Nov 1820; was educated at the common schools and the high school at Northfield, VT; worked on the old farm until 21 years old, after which he was commercial traveler for a number of years. Later he engaged in the manufacture of carriages for some years, and during the war he was an extensive manufacturer of horse, drag and small hand rakes, and fork, rake and hoe handles; was a representative in the general assembly in 1864 and '65. Has been a trial justice in and for the county of Orange for nearly forty years, which office he now holds. Since 1865 he has given his whole time to the business of his office, United States pension business and settlement of estates. He married, in 1843, Eliza Cozzens, of Royalton, Vermont, who is still living, by whom he had two children, James A. and Henry D., both now living in Tunbridge; resided Tunbridge, VT.`

Children of James Monroe7 and Eliza (Cozzens) Whitney:

i. James Ansel8 Whitney, b. 12 Sep 1849, VT; m. Augusta A. Diamond.
ii. Henry D. Whitney, b. 6 Jul 1851, VT; resided Tunbridge, VT. He was educated at the common schools; is by occupation a farmer; resides in Tunbridge with his father and is unmarried.
iii. Kate E. Whitney, b. ca. 1864, VT; m. 16 Feb 1882, VT, Eugene L. Kennison.

Census

68 74 James Whitney 29 M - Carriage Maker Vt. Elisa " 31 M - " [sic] James " Jr. 1 M - " Sarah White 20 F - " John Bradley 29 M - Manufacturer " Erdis Willson 18 M - do " Janett Webster 18 F - " Maria Lougee 19 F - "

2290 2453 James M. Whitney 39 M - Carriage Maker $7500 $400 Vermont Eliza Whitney 41 F - " James A. " 11 M - " Attended school Henry D. " 8 M - " Attended school 2454 Cornelius L. " 27 M - " $200 $400 " Sarah M. " 29 F - " Maria " 3 F - "

167 177 Whitney, J. M. 49 M W Rake Mfr. $1800 $2967 Vt. Male citizen over 21 " Eliza 51 F W Keep house " " Jas. A. 20 M W At home " " Henry D. 18 M W " " " Kate E. 6 F W " Attended school Clifford, Geo. 30 M W Cabinet Maker N.H. Male citizen over 21 Ayers, George 21 M W Works in Rake factory Mass. Male citizen over 21

Charles C. WHITENEY 43 Self M M W VT Farmer VT VT Hattie W. WHITNEY 39 Wife F M W VT Keeping House VT VT Willis W. WHITNEY 17 Son M S W VT Works On Farm VT VT Charles P. WHITNEY 15 Son M S W VT VT VT George W. T. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W VT At School VT VT Hattie R. A. WHITNEY 6 Dau F S W VT At School VT VT Henry D. WHITNEY 26 Oth M S W VT Works On Farm VT VT

Henry was living with Charles C. Whitney, his first cousin once removed.

129 130 Whitney, Henry D. Head W M Jul 1849 50 sgl Vermont Vermont Vermont Farmer, Owns mortgaged farm -----, James M. Fath W M Nov 1820 79 wid Vermont Connecticut Connecticut -----, Albert G. Uncl W M Jul 1817 82 wid Vermont Connecticut Connecticut

References

1.^  Vermont, Vital Records Index, Marriages.


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