Family:Whitney, James Riley (1828-1894)
James Riley8 Whitney (Alanson7, John6, Joshua5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Alanson7 and Catherine (Voorhies) Whitney, was born 3 Jan 1828, Murray, NY, and died 7 Spe 1894, Parma, NY, s. p.
He married, 23 Feb 1859, Kendall, NY, Annie Cynthia Jones. She was born 7 Jun 1833, Murray, NY.
He settled in Parma, Monroe county, states looking up, down and to the right and left of New York, 1 Mar 1859, where he resided until his death. He resided Parma, NY.
342 353 James B. Whitman 32 M - Farmer $9825 $890 New York Emma 27 F - " Chas. Ward Wormer 19 M - Farm Labourer "
Even though the surname is Whitman (not Whitney), James's middle initial is B (not R), and the wife's given name is Emma (not Annie), I believe that this is the correct family. The ages are close, and the amount of real estate is significant.
361 365 Whitney, James R. 41 M W Farmer $20000 $3000 New York " Cynthia A. 36 F W House keeper New York Quigley, Eliza 23 F W Domestic Ireland Parents foreign born Burns, John 15 M W Farm Laborer New York Parents foreign born, Attended school
J. R. WHITNEY 52 Self M M W NY Farmer NY NY Cintha WHITNEY 45 Wife F M W NY Housekeeper SCO NY
- All data imported from Frederick Clifton Pierce, The Descendants of John Whitney, Who Came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, (Chicago: 1895), p. 451.