James Whitely

1 April 1817–6 May 1881 (Age 64)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Whitely was born on 1 April 1817, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Garland Whiteley, was 24 and his mother, Mary Scott, was 20. He married Deliverance Bilsbrough on 23 May 1837. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Freehold, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 6 May 1881, in Wrightsville, Freehold, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Warren, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Whitely
Deliverance Bilsbrough
Marriage: 23 May 1837
John Barrett Whiteley
Mary Ellen Whiteley
Isabella Whiteley
Thomas Billsborough Whiteley
Lucretia Emily Whitely
Hanna Marie Whiteley

Spouse and Children

23 May 1837


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Garland Whiteley


    Mary Scott





    Thomas Whiteley


    Chas. Garland Whiteley


    Harriott Whiteley


    John William Whiteley


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 4

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 19

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Whitley .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jonne Whitley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Whitely, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Whitely, "United States Census, 1880"

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