Family:Whitney, John Guyan (1830-1891)

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John Guyan Whitney (John Seth), son of John Seth and Elinor Ann (Hunter) Whitney, born Oct 1830, Missisquoi County, Quebec, died 16 Sep 1891, Mornington Township, Perth County, ON. Another source lists his birth as 27 Aug 1835. He was buried in St. Paul's Methodist Cemetery. There is a photo of his grave marker here.

Silver plaque from John Guyan Whitney's casket. The plaque indicates that he was born 05 October 1825.

He married, first, Janet Hunter. She was born 1836, and died 1862.

He married, second, 31 Oct 1866, Mornington Township, Perth County, ON, Rebecca Jane Coulter, daughter of John Coulter. She was born May 1848, OM, and died 9 Dec 1874, Mornington Township, Perth County, ON.

There were no known children of John Guyan and Janet (Hunter) Whitney.

Children of John Guyan and Rebecca Jane (Coulter) Whitney:

i. John Edward Walker Whitney, b. 22 Sep 1867, Mornington Township, Perth County, ON; m. Elizabeth Cavanaugh.
ii. Margaret Alice Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1870, Mornington Township, Perth County, ON; d. 31 Dec 1957, Mornington Township, Perth County, ON; m. 27 Dec 1892, Mornington Township, Perth County, ON, George Raycraft.
iii. Richard Henry Whitney, b. 1 Dec 1874, Mornington Township, Perth County, ON; m. Catherine Lannin.

Census

John WHITNEY W Male Irish 54 Q <Quebec> Farmer C. Methodist John E. W. WHITNEY Male Irish 13 O <Ontario> C. Methodist Margaret A. WHITNEY Female Irish 11 O <Ontario> C. Methodist Ritchard H. WHITNEY Male Irish 6 O <Ontario> C. Methodist Sarah J. WHITNEY Female Irish 58 Q <Quebec> C. Presbyterian

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