Family:Whitney, James Edward (1836-1911)

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James Edward Whitney (Thomas Hendly, Elisha), son of Thomas Hendly and Salome P. (Kniffin) Whitney, was born 5 Nov 1836, Springfield, NS, and died 21 May 1911.

He married, 23 Jan 1861, Newburyport, MA, Susan Simpson, daughter of John and Susan (Swift) Simpson. She was born 5 Jun 1833, Newburyport, MA, and died 16 Mar 1928.

Children James Edward and Susan (Simpson) Whitney:

i. Howard Simpson Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1862, MA; d. 5 Aug 1862, MA.
ii. James Edward Whitney, b. 16 Mar 1865, Newburyport, MA; "Jr." m. Harriet M. Titcomb, b. Rowley, MA. Children:
a. Barbara Whitney, b. 5 Sep 1904, Boston, MA.[1]
iii. Annie Maude Whitney, b. 1 Mar 1868, MA; d. after 1940, then living in Newburyport, MA.
iv. Mary Alden Whitney, b. 11 Jan 1870, MA; d. after 1940, then living in Newburyport, MA.
v. Faith Lillian Whitney, b. 30 May 1873, MA; d. 12 Oct 1885, Newburyport, MA.
vi. Winnifred Elizabeth Whitney, b. 4 Aug 1875, MA; d. 31 Jul 1877.
vii. Dorothy Bass Whitney, b. 30 Apr 1877, MA; d. after 1940, then living in Newburyport, MA.

Census

1631 1992 Whitney, James 34 M W Merchant $7000 $6000 Nova Scotia Parents foreign born, Male citizen over 21 -----, Susan 37 F W Keeps House Mass. -----, James 5 M W At Home " Father foreign born -----, Maud 2 F W At Home " Father foreign born -----, Mary 5/12 F W At Home " Father foreign born, Born in Jan Murray, Annie 25 F W Domestic Servant Ireland Parents foreign born Simpson, Alice 21 F W No occupation Mass.

  • 1880: not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 545, page 164.


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