Family:Whitney, Edward (1824-1893)

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Edward7 Whitney (Samuel6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Sarah (Young) Whitney, was born 13 Feb 1824, Whitney, NB, and died 23 Mar 1893, Montreal, QC, at age 69.

He married firstly, 13 Jul 1854, Hannah Rogers, daughter of Anthony and Hannah (Adams) Rogers. She was born about 1831, and died Jul 1857.

He married secondly, 16 Jul 1857, Lydia Allison, daughter of William and Susannah Mary (Kingston) Allison. She was born 14 Dec 1834, Miramichi, NB, and died 13 Oct 1920, Whitney, NB, at age 85.

Edward Whitney lived at Whitney, NB.

Edward7 and Hannah (Rogers) Whitney had no children.

Children of Edward7 and Lydia (Allison) Whitney:

i. William Allison8 Whitney, b. 27 Jul 1858, Whitney, NB; m. Esther Gwin.
ii. Robert Parker Whitney, b. 4 Mar 1860, Whitney, NB; m. Anna L. Jacobson.
iii. Edward Harvey Whitney, b. 27 Oct 1862, Whitney, NB; m. Katie Benbow.
iv. Hannah Whitney, b. 5 Jul 1864, Whitney, NB; m. James Mullen.
v. Anthony R. Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1866, Whitney, NB; d. 20 Mar 1887 or 20 Nov 1889, Whitney, NB, at age 20; bur. Whitney Baptist Cemetery; drowned in the Miramichi River.
vi. Everitt Allen Whitney, b. 14 Jul 1869, Whitneyville, North Esk Parish, NB; m.(1) Clara Hallock; m.(2) Florence Miles; m.(3) Winifred Fleetwood.
vii. Hiram Fish Whitney, b. 14 Oct 1872, Whitney, NB; m. Ethel Ernestine Forsyth.
viii. Wheelock David Whitney, b. 24 Oct 1875, Whitney, NB; m. Helen D. Finch.
ix. Ida Villa Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1884, Whitney, NB; d. 21 Sep 1963; resided CA. She was a granddaughter, not a daughter. Who her parents were is not clear.


This family would be recorded in Canadian censuses, not yet examined, with the following exception:

  • 1881, Northesk, Northumberland Co., NB, p. 43:

Edward WHITNEY M M English 57 New Brunswick Farmer Baptist Lydia WHITNEY M F English 40 New Brunswick Labourer Baptist William WHITNEY M English 22 New Brunswick Labourer Baptist Robert WHITNEY M English 21 New Brunswick Labourer Baptist Harvey WHITNEY M English 19 New Brunswick Baptist Hannah WHITNEY F English 17 New Brunswick Baptist Anthony WHITNEY M English 16 New Brunswick Baptist Everet WHITNEY M English 12 New Brunswick Baptist Hiram WHITNEY M English 8 New Brunswick Baptist Welock WHITNEY M English 5 New Brunswick Baptist


  • Census records.

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