Family:Whitney, James Oscar (1825-1859)

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James Oscar7 Whitney (Joseph6, Jared5, John4, Richard3, John2, Henry1), son of Joseph6 and Margaret (Ball) Whitney, was born 30 Nov 1825, Washington, DC, and died 8 Sep 1859, Washington, DC,[1] where he was buried in Congressional Cemetery.

He married, 21 Sep 1853, Moore's Landing, MD, Sallie Maria Moore, daughter of Warren and Maria (Greenwell) Moore. She was born 20 Jan 1832, eight miles from Leonardtown Court House, MD, and died after 1910.

Phoenix says the following:

. . . a contractor . . . . She was appointed clerk in the U.S. Treasurer's office, 20 Jan. 1870, and in April 1874, still retained the position, residing in Washington. "

Children of James Oscar7 and Sallie Maria (Moore) Whitney, both born Washington, DC:

i. Maria Margaret8 Whitney, b. 18 Jan 1855; d. 10 May 1871, Washington, DC.
ii. Sarah Catharine Whitney, b. 2 Mar 1858.

Census

980 916 Sallie Whitney 28 F - Grocery store 150 Maryland Maria M. Do 6 F - Washington Sarah C. Do 3 F - Do Arey A. Loyed 25 F M House servant Virginia

1399 2130 Whitney, S. M. 33 F W Keeping House $400 Md. -----, Maria 16 F W D.C. -----, Katie 12 F W At School " Attended school Williamson, Mary 23 F W Counter in Treasy. Md. Cox, Anna 23 F W " " " Conn. Page, Margaret 42 F W Keeping House D.C. -----, Katie 18 F W At Home " Douglas, Ella 16 B Domes. Servt. "

Sarah M. WHITNEY 45 Self F W W MD Boarding House Keeper MD MD Katie WHITNEY 22 Dau F S W DC At Home DC MD Kate BAIN 45 Oth F S W DC At Home MISSISSIPPI MISSISSIPPI Ellen SKINNER 38 Oth F S W MICH Clerk Usgov NY MASS Thomas WING 55 Oth M M W MASS Shoe Maker MASS MASS Ellen HANSBOROUGH 19 Oth F M B VA Servant VA VA

248 70 . . . Whitney, Sallie M. Brdr W F Jan 1832 68 wid 0ch 0liv Maryland Maryland Maryland . . .

  • 1910, St. Catharines Home for Working Women, 101-117 North Carolina Avenue, Washington, Washington Co., DC:

141 160 . . . Whitney, Sallie M. Ldgr F W 75 wid 0ch 0lv Md. Md. Md. None . . .

References

1.^  1860 Mortality Schedule.


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