Family:Whitney, Edward Rogers (1814-1889)

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Edward Rogers7 Whitney (Ebenezer6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ebenezer6 and Charlotte (Parker) Whitney, was born 14 Apr 1814, Whitney, NB, died 24 Feb 1889, Whitney, NB, and was buried in United Church Graveyard, Newcastle, NB.

He married firstly, 8 Jul 1847, Whitney, NB, Elizabeth Ann Sloan. She was born 20 Jan 1803, NS, died 22 Jul 1854, Whitney, NB, and was buried in United Church Graveyard, Newcastle, NB.

He married secondly, 18 Sep 1856, NB, Mary Jane Harris. She was born 1831, Blissfield Parish, NB, died 11 Dec 1876, Whitney, NB, and was buried in United Church Graveyard, Newcastle, NB.

He married thirdly, 1 Jul 1882, NB, Jane R. Forsyth, daughter of James Batey and Margaret (Russell) Forsyth. She was born about 1845, and died 22 Sep 1899, NB.

Children of Edward Rogers7 and Elizabeth Ann (Sloan) Whitney all born Whitney, NB:

i. Charlotte8 Whitney, b. 21 Jan 1849; d. 1 Dec 1935, Cassilis, New South Wales, Australia; m. 15 Jan 1873, George H. Hubbard.
ii. Addington Whitney, b. 25 Feb 1850; d. 22 Jun 1851, Whitney, NB; bur. United Church Graveyard, Newcastle, NB, Canada.
iii. Mary Jane Coleman Whitney, b. 20 Dec 1851; d. after 1873; m. 7 Oct 1873, William Cooper.

Children of Edward Rogers7 and Mary Jane (Harris) Whitney:

iv. Elizabeth Ann8 Whitney, b. 26 Aug 1857, Whitney, NB; d. after 1929, Chatham, NB; m. ca. 1875-1881, James George Savoy; res. Whitney, NB.
v. Edward Rogers Whitney, b. 16 Sep 1859, Whitney, NB; m. Mary Ellen Simpson.
vi. Charles Harris Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1862, Whitney, NB; m. Alice S. Hoalton.
vii. Neville Parker Whitney, b. 29 Apr 1864, Whitney, NB; m. Jane Elizabeth Jones.
viii. Frances Marie Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1867, Whitney, NB; d. 31 Jul 1958, Doaktown, NB; m. ca. 1887, Charles Benjamin Betts.
ix. Harris Smith Whitney, b. 8 Mar 1870, Whitney, NB; m. Dora Bonita Rachliffe.
x. Colin Campbell Whitney, b. 29 Aug 1872, Whitney, NB; m. Olive Lenore Mutch.
xi. Robert P. Whitney; b. Dec 1873, Whitney, NB; d. 29 Aug 1875, Whitney, NB.

Edward Rogers7 and Jane R. (Forsyth) Whitney had no children.


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

  • 1871, Northesk, Northumberland Co., NB:

Mary Whitney F 20y New Brunswick Charles Whitney M 9 New Brunswick Nevill Whitney M 6 New Brunswick Fanny Whitney F 3 New Brunswick Harris Whitney M 1 New Brunswick Oliver Whitney M 82 New Brunswick

  • 1881, Northesk, Northumberland Co., NB, p. 51:

Edward R. WHITNEY W M 66 New Brunswick Farmer Elizabeth WHITNEY F 22 New Brunswick Edward WHITNEY M 21 New Brunswick Labourer Charles WHITNEY M 19 New Brunswick Labourer Naville WHITNEY M 17 New Brunswick Labourer Harry WHITNEY M 12 New Brunswick Colin WHITNEY M 9 New Brunswick John FRANCIS M 24 West Indies Servant


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