James Wiltsey

Male 1829 - 1883  (54 years)


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  • Name James Wiltsey  [1
    Born 20 Aug 1829  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Worcester, Otsego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1860 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 32 
    James Wiltsey household, 1860 U. S. Federal Census, Worcester, Otsego County, New York State.
    James Wiltsey household, 1860 U. S. Federal Census, Worcester, Otsego County, New York State.
    James Wiltsey; his wife, Amanda Allen Wiltsey; and their daughter, Clarissa Wiltsey.
    Census 1865  Worcester, Otsego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1865 New York State Census 
    Age: Abt. 36 
    James Wiltsey household, 1865 New York State Census, Worcester, Otsego County, New York.   [JW 03.]
    James Wiltsey household, 1865 New York State Census, Worcester, Otsego County, New York. [JW 03.]
    James Wiltsey; his wife, Amanda Allen Wiltsey; their children: Clarissa, Delevan, and Josiah Wiltsey.
    Census 1870  Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1870 U. S. Federal Cenus 
    Age: Abt. 40 
    Wiltsey, James. 1870 U. S. Federal Census; Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa
    Wiltsey, James. 1870 U. S. Federal Census; Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa
    James Wiltsey; his wife, Amanda; daughters: Clarissa & Mary; sons: Delevan, Josiah, & Wesley
    Census 1880  Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1880 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 52 
    Wiltsey, James.  1880 U. S. Federal Census, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa
    Wiltsey, James. 1880 U. S. Federal Census, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa
    James Wiltsey; his wife, Amanda Allen Wiltsey; daughters: Clarissa, Mary; Sons: Josiah, Wesley, Edgar, Charley, and Johnnie.
    Died 16 Oct 1883  Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I2585  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2018 

    Father Isaac Wiltsey,   b. Abt. 1795, Renselarville, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1885, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Spencer,   b. Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sept 1859, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1819  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F839  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amanda Allen,   b. Abt. 1838, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1917, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Unknown  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Clarissa Wiltsey,   b. Abt 1860, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Delevan Wiltsey,   b. Abt. 1861, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1950, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Josiah Wiltsey,   b. Abt. 1864, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1938, New Underwood, Pennington County, South Dakota; SD Cert. 184231. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)  [Birth]
     4. Mary Wiltsey,   b. Abt. 1865, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Wesley Wiltsey,   b. Abt. 1868, Prob. Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Charley Wiltsey,   b. Abt. 1873, Prob. Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +7. Edgar Edward Wiltsey,   b. 20 Sep 1876, Prob. Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, Prob. Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [Birth]
     8. Johnnie Wiltsey,   b. May 1880, Prob. Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1882, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        James, born August 20, 1829, was married to Amanda Allen, of New York, and they too sought a home in Iowa at about the same time the Soop family arrived. In Webster City they located, and Mrs. Wiltsey, his widow, is still living here, her husband having died on the 16th of October, 1883. In their family were seven children. [SpW 01.]
             In the 1860 U. S. Federal Census, James Wiltsey is a 32 year old, married male. By occupation, he is a farmer. The value of his real estate is $825 and the value of his personal property is $200. He lives with his wife, Amanda Allen Wiltsey and a daughter, Clarissa. The family lives in the Town of Worcester, Otsego County, State of New York. [JW 04.]
             In the 1865 New York State Census, James Wiltsey is a 36 year old, white, married male. He is in his first marriage. His occupation is that of farmer. He is allowed to vote. He owns the land on which he farms. James lives with his wife, Amanda Allen Wiltsey and three children: a daughter, Clarissa and two sons: Delevan and Josiah. The family lives on a farm near Worcester, Otsego County, New York. [JW 03.]
             In the 1870 U. S. Federal Census, James Wiltsey is a 40 year old, white, married male. He was born in New York State. His occupation is that of laborer. The record indicates that he cannot read or write, but that he is a male citizen of 21 years of older, indicating that he probably can vote. He is married to Amanda Allen. He lives with his wife, Amanda, with three sons (Delevan, Josiah, Wesley) and with two daughters (Clarissa, Mary) in Webster City, Hamilton county, Iowa. [JW 01.]
             In the 1880 U. S. Federal Census, James Wiltsey is a 52 year old, white, married male. He is married to Amanda Allen. He was born in New York of parents who were both born in New York State. His occupation is that of laborer. He lives with his wife, Amanda, and seven children: two daughters (Clarissa, Mary), and five sons (Josiah, Wesley, Edgar, Charley, unnamed baby) in Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa. [JW 02.] [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S8267] Spencer Wiltsey in A Biographical Record of Hamilton County, Iowa. New York: S.J. Clarke Pub. Co., 1902, pp. 536-38. [SpW 01.].

    2. [S9110] James Wiltsey household, 1860 U. S. Census, Otsego County, New York, Town of Worchester, East Worcester Post Office, page 243, dwelling 338, family 356; National Archives micropublication M653, roll, 840; FHLF 803840. [JW 04.].

    3. [S9107] James Wiltsey household, 1865 New York State census, Otsego County, Town of Worcester, page 14, line 24, order 103, material of which house is built: log, value 25 (2014). Ancestry. com. New Hork State Census, 1865 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [JW 03.].

    4. [S8283] James Wiltsey household, 1870 U. S. Census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Webster City, page 265B, dwelling 155, family 158; National Archives micropublication M598, roll 394, image 44, Family History Library Film 545893. [JW 01.].

    5. [S8284] James Wiltsey household, 1880 U. S. Census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Webster City, ED 102, SD 4, page 201B, dwelling 308, family 321; National Archives micropublication T9, roll 342, image 0408, Family History Library Film 1254342. [JW 02.].


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