Family:Whitney, Samuel (1811-a1891)
He married, 24 Apr 1836, North East Harbor, NS, Lydia King, daughter of Isaac and Martha (Perry) King. She was born 10 Jul 1813, Duxbury, MA, and died after 1881. but before 1891.
Phoenix says the following:
- "... a shoemaker .... They settled at North East Harbor, and in Jul 1872 moved to Canso, NS, where they were living in 1874."
Children of Samuel7 and Lydia (King) Whitney:
i. John Swain8 Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1837, North East Harbor, NS; m. Pauline Garrison. ii. Thorndike Soames Whitney, b. 15 Oct 1839, North East Harbor, NS; m.(1) Jeannette Kirby; m.(2) Eunice Letitia Jamieson. iii. Joshua Swain Whitney, b. 20 Jul 1842, Cape Negro Island, North East Harbor, NS; m.(1) Julia Matilda Swain; m.(2) 6 Sep 1892, Sarah J. McKeen. iv. Samuel Whitney, b. ca. 1846, NS; d. 9 Apr 1868, North East Harbor, NS; unmarried.
- 1861, Shelburne Co., NS.
- 1871, not found.
- 1881, Cape Canso, Guysborough Co., NS:
129 Sunud WHITNEY M Male English 69 Nova Scotia Shoe Maker Methodist Canada Lydia WHITNEY M Female English 68 USA Methodist Canada
- 1891, Canso, Guysborough Co., NS: Samuel Whitney, 80, male, b. NS, widowed, Methodist.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), pp. 420-421 and p. 1061.