Family:Whitney, James Watrous (1843-a1880)
James Watrous8 Whitney (George Ransom7, Appleton Downer6, Asa5, Joshua4, William3, Joshua2, John1), son of George Ransom7 and Harriett Maria (Bronson) Whitney, was born 2 Sep 1843, Parma, OH, and died after 1900.
He married, 13 May 1869, Ripley, OH, Lizzie Torbet. She was born 10 Jan 1846.
James W. Whitney was born in Cuyahoga County, OH, 2 Sep 1843. Attended school at Baldwin university, Berea, OH. Enlisted in Battery D, 1st Ohio Volunteer Light Artillery 15 Aug 1862. Was in thirty-one engagements and eleven hard fought battles; once taken prisoner; honorably discharged at Greensboro, NC, 10 Jun 1865, the war being over. Engaged in the manufacture of bent carriage wood work at Berea and LaGrange, OH, for fifteen years. Moved to Anderson, IN, in 1881; engaged in the hardwood lumber business for four years. Moved to Denver, CO, in April, 1886, and is engaged in the real estate business, resided Denver, CO, 1725 Arapahoe St.
Children of James Watrous8 and Lizzie (Torbet) Whitney:
i. Carrie May9 Whitney, b. 13 Apr 1870; d. 5 Feb 1875. ii. (child) Whitney, d. young.
190 198 Whitney, James 20 M W Miller $900 $200 Ohio Male citizen over 21 -----, Lizzie 24 F W Do -----, Carrie 2/12 F W Do Born in Apr
James WHITNEY 36 Self M M W OHIO Bending Factory OHIO OHIO Lizzie WHITNEY 34 Wife F M W OHIO Keeping House OHIO OHIO
84 88 Whitney, James W. Head W M Sep 1843 56 mar 31 Ohio Massachusetts Ohio Mfr. saw mill, Rents house -----, Elizabeth F. Wife W F Jan 1846 54 mar 31 2ch 0liv Ohio Pennsylvania Ohio
- 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. 575.