Family:Whitney, James Sullivan (1807-1888)

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James Sullivan7 Whitney (Joshua6, Joshua5, Joshua4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of Joshua6 and Eunice (Clark) Whitney, was born 6 Apr 1807, Pittsfield, MA, and died 1888, Jackson, MI.

He "of Pittsfield, Mass." married, 15 Feb 1830, Rocky Hill, CT, Mary Eliza Neff "of Wethersfield",[1] daughter of Joseph and Abiah (-----) Neff. She was born about 1808, MA, was baptized 6 Oct 1805, CT, and died after 1880.

He resided Jackson, MI.

Children of James Sullivan7 and Mary Eliza (Neff) Whitney:

i. Caroline8 Whitney, b. ca. 1830, MA.
ii. George Whitney, b. ca. 1832, MA.
iii. James C. Whitney, b. Oct 1834, NY; m. Sarah Bignall.
iv. Lucy S. Whitney, b. ca. 1839, OH.
v. Mary Eliza Whitney, b. ca. 1844, OH; m. before 1870, Seymour D. Gilbert.
vi. Charles Oliver Whitney, b. ca. 1848, OH.

Census

1501 1527 James S. Whitney 43 M - Farmer Mass. Mary 42 F - N.Y. Caroline 20 F - Mass. George 18 M - Farmer " Attended school James 16 M - Farmer N.Y. Attended school Lucy 11 F - Ohio Attended school Mary E. 6 F - " Attended school Charles O. 2 M - " Valantine Berger 27 M - Laborer N.Y.

133 124 James S. Whitney 53 M - Farmer $15000 $1300 Mass. Mary " 51 F - N.Y. Lucy S. " 21 F - Ohio Mary E. " 16 F - " Attended school Chas. O. " 11 M - " Attended school Enos Kurtz 33 M - Farm hand Germany

358 360 Whitney, James S. 63 M W Retired farmer $8000 $14000 Massachusetts Male citizen over 21 " Mary 62 F W Keeping House New York " Caroline 40 F W At home Massachusetts " Lucy 30 F W " New York " Charles 21 M W Clerk Ohio

James S. WHITNEY 73 Self M M W MA Retired Farmer MA CT Mary WHITNEY 72 Wife F M W NY Keeping House CT CT Mary E. GILBERT 36 Dau F D W OH At Home MA NY Carlton GILBERT 11 GSon M S W MI At School NY OH Winifred GILBERT 9 GDau F S W MI At School NY OH

  • 1880, sons George and Charles not found.

References

1.^  "James S. [Whitney], of Pittsfield, Mass., m. Eliza NEFF, of Wethersfield, 15 Feb 1830, by Rev. C. CHAPIN," according to the Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records, Wethersfield 2:105, Rocky Hill 1:76. Also, "James S., of Pittsfield, Mass., m. Eliza NEFF, 15 Feb 1830," according to the Index of Connecticut Church Records, Rocky Hill (Stepney) Church 1:144.


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