Family:Whitney, James Robinson (1821-1880)

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James Robinson8 Whitney (Isaac7, James6, Benjamin5, James4, John3, Jonathan2, John1), son of Isaac7 and Sally T. (Thayer) Whitney, was born 24 Feb 1821, Sherborn, MA, and died 14 Oct 1880, Sherborn, MA, aged 50 years 7 months 21 days, of hepatitis and dropsy.[1]

He married, 15 May 1845, Sherborn, MA, Susan Almira Cleale, daughter of Joseph and Susan (Wood) Cleale.[2] She was born 2 Nov 1822, Sherborn, MA, and died 31 Jan 1878, Sherborn, MA, aged 52 years 2 months 29 days, of pneumonia.[3]

He was a farmer. He resided Sherborn, MA.

Children of James R.8 and Susan Almira (Cleale) Whitney:

i. Frank Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1846, Sherborn, MA;[4] m. Elizabeth Coolidge.
ii. Ella Whitney, b. 15 Dec 1848, Sherborn, MA;[5] d. aft. 1900; resided Sherborn; unmarried.

Census

90 121 Sally Whitney 64 F - Mass. Amanda M. " 25 " - " Sally A. " 21 " - " 122 James R. " 29 M - Farmer $1750 " Susan A. " 27 F - " Frank " 4 M - " Attended school Ella " 1 F - " ----- Donna 1 M - Ireland Maria Percey 19 F - Maine

50 55 Joseph R. Whitney 34 M - Farmer Mass. Susan A. Whitney 32 F - Mass. Frank Whitney 9 M - Farmer Mass. Ellen Whitney 6 F - Mass.

"Joseph" is an error for "James".

2672 3208 James R. Whitney 39 M - Farmer $4000 $3000 Mass. Susen E. " 37 F - " Frank " 14 M - " Attended school Ellen " 11 F - " Attended school Georgianna Dooley 19 F - Maine 3209 Sally Whitney 74 F - Widow $1100 Mass. Amanda M. " 36 F - Spinster $500 " Sally A. " 31 F - " $500 "

46 49 James Robinson Whitney 44 M - " " M Farmer - - 1 1 - Susan Almira Whitney 42 F - " " M Housewife - - - - - Frank Whitney 19 M - " " S Farm laborer - - - - - Ella Whitney 16 F - " " S Strawsewer - - - - - John R. Bigelow 43 M - Ashland, " S Farm laborer - - 1 1 -

98 122 Whitney, James R. 49 M W Farmer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Elmira S. 47 F W Keeping house " -----, Ella 21 F W At home " Orphan, Timothy 22 M W Farm Laborer Nova Scotia Parents foreign born 123 Whitney, Sally 84 F W No Occupation $400 Mass. -----, Amanda M. 45 F W Keeping house $1500 " -----, Sally A. 41 F W $1500 "

James R. WHITNEY 59 Self M W W MA Farmer MA MA Frank WHITNEY 34 Son M M W MA Farmer MA MA Elizabeth WHITNEY 32 DauL F M W MA Keeping House MA MA Gertrude WHITNEY 7 GDau F S W MA At School MA MA Ella WHITNEY 31 Dau F S W MA House Keeper MA MA Daniel A. WOOD 25 Oth M S W NS Farm Laborer NS NS

89 91 Whitney, Frank Head W M Feb 1846 54 mar 28 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farmer, Owns farm -----, Elizabeth C. Wife W F Mar 1847 53 mar 28 2ch 2liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Ella Sist W F Dec 1848 51 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bickford, Lewes W. SiL W M Apr 1869 31 mar 6 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Farm laborer -----, Gertrude C. Dau W F Jun 1872 27 mar 6 0ch 0liv Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Sales woman -----, Helen A. Dau W F Jul 1880 29 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Bookkeeper Landes, C. M. Srvt W M --- ---- -- wid Missouri unknown unknown Farm laborer Whitney, Amanda M. Head W F Jul 1824 75 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts -----, Sallie A. Sist W F Apr 1829 71 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts

References

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 320, page 166.

2.^  "James R. [Whitney], s. of Isaac and Sally, a. 24y., and Susan A. Cleale, d. of Joseph and Susan, a. 22y., [married] May 15, 1845," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: 1911).

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 302, page 155.

4.^  "Frank [Whitney], s. of James R .and Susan A., [born] Feb. 12, 1846," according to Sherborn Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 17, page 72.

5.^  "Ella [Whitney], d. of James R. and Susan A., [born] Dec. 15, 1848," according to Sherborn Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 35, page 262.


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