Family:Whitney, James Montford (c1827-a1870)

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James Montford Whitney, parentage unknown, was born circa 1827, TN, and died after 1870, probably TN or MS.

He married, firstly, 29 Aug 1848, Fayette Co., TN, Charlotte E. Adams. She was born circa 1832, TN, and died after 1860.

He married, secondly, 20 Nov 1867, Fayette Co., TN, Amanda E. Hardin. She was born circa 1844, MS, and died after 1870. On 19 Nov 1867, James M. Whitney and R. P. Whyte entered a marriage bond for the sum of $1,250 to be void if James and Amanda E. Hardin were not married.

Children of James Montford, and Charlotte E. (Adams) Whitney:

There may have been one more child from this marriage that died, Anna Jane.

i. Junias Whitney, b. ca. 1851, TN.
ii. James E. Whitney, b. ca. ca. 1854, TN, m. Ada E. Stafford.
iii. Morgan Whitney, b. 1860, TN; d. Jun 1860, Fayette Co., TN, aged 3 months of bowel disease.[1]

Children of James Montford and Amanda Emily (Hardin) Whitney:

iv. Julia Frances Whitney, b. ca. 1869, TN, prob. LaGrange Co, d. 1 Jul 1952, Sebastian Co., AR.
v. Mary Emily Whitney, b. ca. 1872, TN, d. 6 Nov 1938, Sebastian Co., AR.
vi. William E. Whitney, b. ca. 1872, TN; m. Pearl Newlon.


1663 1663 James Whitney 23 M - Carriage maker 400 Tenn. Attended school Charlott E. " 18 F - " Attended school

1283 1233 J. M. Whitney 32 M - Carriage maker $300 Tenn. Charlotte " 26 F - " Junias " 9 M - " Attended school James " 6 M - " George Adams 64 M - "

41 41 Whitney, Jas. 42 M W Carriage Maker $2200 $150 Tenn. Male citizen over 21 Amanda 26 F W Keeping h. Miss. Junius 19 M W Prent. C. Maker Tenn. Jas. Jr. 16 M W At School " Attended school Juliet 1 F W " Harden, Eliza 31 F W N.C. Porter, Nancy 10 F B Dom. Servt. Tenn. Illiterate Allen, Jerry 19 M B Farm hand Ga. Illiterate Forbes, Wm. C. 35 M W Blksmith. M[is.?] Male citizen over 21

Amanda WHITNEY 35 Self F W W MS Keeping House NC NC Julia WHITNEY 11 Dau F S W MS School TN MS Mary WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W MS TN MS Willie WHITNEY 8 Son M S W MS TN MS

       -----, Geulie F.      Dau  W F Dec 1875 24 sgl             Tennessee     Mississippi   Tennessee      Bookkeeper
       -----, William E.     Son  W M Mar 1878 22 sgl             Tennessee     Mississippi   Tennessee      Grocerie business
-----, Mary E. Dau W F Mar 1878 22 sgl Tennessee Mississippi Tennessee Sales Lady

  • 1910, Fort Smith Ward 7, Sebastian, AR: widow A. E. Whitney


  • Census records
  • Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. Nashville, TN, USA: Tennessee State Library and Archives. Microfilm.

1.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.

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