Family:Whitney, Simon Lawrence (1832-1894)

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Simon Lawrence9 Whitney (Samuel8, William Bartholomew7, Samuel6, Joseph5, Timothy4, John3, John2, John1), son of Samuel8 and Mary (Cole) Whitney, was born 28 Jul 1832, Sophiasburg Township, Prince Edward County, ON, Canada, and died 19 Feb 1894, Codrington, ON.

He married firstly, 26 Feb 1852, Brighton, ON, Minerva Phillips, daughter of Abraham and Nancy (Barnes) Phillips. She was born 12 Aug 1834, ON, and died after 1881.

He married secondly, between 1881 and 1891, Mary -----. She was born about 1834, ON, and died after 1891. She and Minerva Phillips may be the same person.

He was a farmer. He resided Codrington, ON.

Children of Simon Lawrence9 and Minerva (Phillips) Whitney:

i. Samuel10 Whitney, b. 26 Apr 1854, Brighton, ON; d. 1881, Prince Edward Co., ON; m. Emily Ann Montgomery.
ii. Nancy Jane Whitney, b. 12 Nov 1856, Brighton, ON; d. 10 May 1919, Churchville, NY; m. 26 Nov 1873, Brighton, ON, George W. Shott.
iii. George Henry Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1859, Brighton, ON; d. 15 Feb 1889, Brighton, ON; m. Cynthia Short.
iv. William Harris Whitney, b. 5 Apr 1862, Brighton, ON; m. 2 Nov 1883, Warkworth, ON, Martha Billings.
v. Homer B. Whitney, b. 12 Apr 1869, Brighton, ON; d. after 1911; m. 25 Jan 1893, Northumberland, ON, Eliza Gertrude McKenney, b. 29 Dec 1872; resided Codrington, ON.
vi. Oscar Whitney, b. 1876, Brighton, ON; d. 1 Oct 1884, Northumberland Co., ON.
vii. Harry Dennis Whitney, b. ca. 1879, Brighton, ON; d. after 1891.


  • 1861, Brighton, Northumberland Co., ON:

Simon Whitney 29 M mar Christian U. Canada Minerva Whitney 26 F mar Christian U. Canada

  • 1871, Brighton, East Northumberland Co., ON, p. 8:

26 26 Simon Whitney 40 M mar O. English Babtist Minerva Whitney 36 F mar O. Irish Meth. E. Samuel Whitney 17 M - O. English Meth. E. Nancy Jane Whitney 15 F - O. English Meth. E. George Whitney 12 F - O. English Meth. E. [sic] William Whitney 9 M - O. English Meth. E. Homer Whitney 2 M - O. English Meth. E.

  • 1881, Brighton, Northumberland East Co., ON, p. 29:

143 Simon Whitney 48 M mar Ontario Farmer English C. Meth. Manerva Whitney 46 F mar Ontario Irish C. Meth. William H. Whitney 19 M - Ontario Farmer English C. Meth. Homer B. Whitney 12 M - Ontario English C. Meth. Osker Whitney 5 M - Ontario English C. Meth.

  • 1891, Brighton, Northumberland East Co., ON:

Simon Whitney 59 M mar Ontario Methodist Mary Whitney 57 F mar Ontario Methodist Homer Whitney 22 M sgl Ontario Methodist Harry Whitney 12 M sgl Ontario Methodist


  • Census records.

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