Family:Whitney, Richard Leet (1805-1883)

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Richard Leet6 Whitney (Josiah Anson5, Richard4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Josiah Anson5 and Sally (Leet) Whitney, was born 24 Sep 1805, Hamilton, Madrid (now Waddington), NY, and died 29 Sep 1883, Aultsville, ON.

He married firstly, 17 Feb 1828, Williamsburgh, ON, Maria Doran, daughter of John and Sophia (Robertson) Doran. she was born 11 Sep 1809, Matilda, ON, and died 29 Jun 1831, Williamsburgh, ON.

He married secondly, 4 Feb 1834, Williamsburgh, ON, Clarissa Jane Fairman, daughter of Amasa and Lucinda (Dewey) Fairman. She was born 11 Oct 1809, Chateaugay, NY, and died 12 Nov 1890, Dundas Co., ON.

Phoenix says the following:

"Richard Leet Whitney, b. at Hamilton, in Madrid, now Waddington, N. Y., 24 Sept. 1805; a blacksmith and, in later life, a farmer; married, 17 Feb. 1828, at Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., Upper Canada, Maria Doran, dau. of John and Sophia (Robertson) Doran, of Williamsburgh. She was born at Matilda, Dundas Co., Canada, 11 Sept. 1809; and died at Williamsburgh, 29 June 1831. He married (2d), 4 Feb. 1834, at Williamsburgh, Clarissa Jane Fairman, dau. of Amasa and Lucinda (Dewey) Fairman, of Chateaugay, N. Y., where she was born 11 Oct. 1809. They dwelt in Williamsburgh till 1846, and then settled in Osnabruck, Stormont Co., Canada West; whence, after cultivating a fine farm for twenty-five years, he removed to the neighboring village of Aultsville, and was still living there in Ap. 1874."

Children of Richard Leet6 and Maria (Doran) Whitney:

i. Caroline Sophia7 Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1831, Williamsburgh, ON; d. 17 Jun 1831, Williamsburgh, ON; bur. in the cemetery of the Episcopal Church, Williamsburgh, ON.

Children of Richard Leet6 and Clarissa Jane (Fairman) Whitney:

ii. Charles7 Whitney, b. 20 May 1834, Williamsburgh, ON; d. 7 May 1837, Williamsburgh, ON; bur. in the cemetery of the Episcopal Church, Williamsburgh, ON.
iii. George Wallace Whitney, b. 14 Jan 1836, Williamsburgh, ON;
iv. Charles Whitney, b. 2 Aug 1838, Williamsburgh, ON; d. 8 Oct 1852, Osnabruck, ON; bur. in the cemetery of the Episcopal Church, Williamsburgh, ON.
v. Albert Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1840, Williamsburgh, ON; d. 26 Oct 1927, Prescott, ON; m.(1) Charlotte Coursolles Jones; m.(2) 11 Jan 1910, Prescott, ON, Annie (Halpin) McDunnagh, dau. of Patrick and Margaret (Kernan) Halpin, b. ca. 1864.
vi. (Sir) James Pliny Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1842, Williamsburgh, ON; d. 25 Sep 1914, York, ON; a lawyer; resided Cornwall, ON, in Apr 1874, unmarried; m. 30 Apr 1877, Cornwall, Stormont Co., ON, Alice Park, dau. of William M. and Margaret (Cline) Park, b. ca. 1846.
vii. Edwin Canfield Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1844, Williamsburgh, ON; d. 6 Feb 1924, Ottawa, Carleton Co., ON, aged 79 years; a lumber-clerk; resided St. Anthony's Falls, MN, Apr 1874, unmarried; m. 3 Mar 1879, Williamsburgh, Dundas Co., ON, Sarah (Crysler) McQuire, dau. of John P. and Mary W. (-----) Crysler, b. ca. 1838.
viii. Ralph Whitney, b. 5 Dec 1846, Osnabruck, ON; d. 8 Aug 1847, Osnabruck, ON; bur. in the cemetery of the Episcopal Church, Williamsburgh, ON.
ix. Oscar Whitney, b. 3 May 1848, Osnabruck, ON; a lumber-clerk; resided St. Anthony's Falls, MN, Apr 1874, unmarried.
x. Richard Myron Whitney, b. 29 Oct 1850, Osnabruck, ON; an employé of the Canadian Express Co.; resided Ottawa, ON, Apr 1874, unmarried.
xi. Edgar Whitney, b. 19 Feb 1853, Osnabruck, ON; an employé of the Canadian Express Co.; resided Montreal, QC, Apr 1874, unmarried.

Census

281 274 Day, Francis 39 M W Lumberman $5000 $1000 Me. Male citizen over 21 -----, Dariania 25 F W Wife Keeps House " -----, Frank H. 7 M W Att. School Min. Attended school Permalo, Rosa 16 F W Donestic Svt. France Parents foreign born Whitney, Oscar 23 M W Teamster Canada Parents foreign born

Continued from JERRY DESMOND James MCDONALD 24 Oth M S W MN Laborer IRE IRE John TIBBETTS 20 Oth M S W MN Laborer IRE IRE Charles SANDERS 26 Oth M S W ME Laborer IRE IRE James BERRY 28 Oth M S W N. BRUNSWICK Laborer IRE IRE Chas. MCKINNEY 27 Oth M S W N. BRUNSWICK Laborer N. BRUNSWICK N. BRUNSWICK Oscar WHITNEY 33 Oth M S W CAN Surveyor ENG ENG William MORSE 45 Oth M S W ME Surveyor ME ME Frank HASTY 26 Oth M W N. BRUNSWICK N. BRUNSWICK N. BRUNSWICK Edward HASTY 28 Oth M S W N. BRUNSWICK Laborer N. BRUNSWICK N. BRUNSWICK John O BRIEN 30 Oth M S W MA Painter MA MA John O BRIEN 30 Oth M S W MA Laborer Keeper MA MA Chas. V. LAING 50 Oth M M W NY Wheat Keeper NY NY Cum Anna LAING 39 Oth F M W CHI CHI CHI Patrick DENNING 45 Oth M S W IRE Shoe Maker IRE IRE Varney DENNING 30 Oth M S W --- Laborer --- --- Chas. MOREHOUSE 20 Oth M S W MN Laborer MN MN

A C MORGAN 50 Self F W W PA PA PA Anna BRADFORD 30 Oth F S W IN IN IN E C WHITNEY 35 Oth M S W CANADA Lumber Dealer CAN CAN Sarah WHITNEY 30 Oth F S W CANADA CAN CAN R W JORDAN 40 Oth M S W OH Architect OH OH Cathrine JORDON 38 Oth F S W ME ME ME Charles WARE 14 Oth M S W WI At School WI WI Frank WARE 13 Oth M S W WI At School WI WI Chas MCGUIRE 15 Oth M S W CANADA At School CAN CAN Cathrine COLLINS 36 Oth F S W IRELAND Servant IRE IRE Amelia HOTEF 18 Oth F S W IRELAND Servant IRE IRE

231 Richd WHITNEY M Male English 75 USA Not Given Methodist Canada Callessie J. WHITNEY M Female American 70 USA Methodist Canada George E. WHITNEY Male English 27 O Methodist Canada

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