Family:Whitney, Thorndike Soames (1839-a1881)
He married firstly, 4 Nov 1864, Guysborough, NS, Jeannette Kirby, daughter of John Coleman and Mary Ann (Jamieson) Kirby. She was born 15 Oct 1839, Canso, NS, and died 25 Feb 1865, North East Harbor, NS.
He married secondly, 3 Apr 1867, Guysborough, NS, Eunice Letitia Jamieson, daughter of John and Hannah Elizabeth (Kirby) Jamieson. She was born 9 Feb 1844, Halfway Cove, NS, and died after 1874.
He was a joiner. They settled at Canso, NS, and were living there in 1874.
Theodore Soames8 and Jeannette (Kirby) Whitney had no children.
Children of Theodore Soames8 and Eunice Letitia (Jamieson) Whitney:
i. Wilhelmina James Jeannette9 Whitney, b. 27 Jun 1868, North East Harbor, NS; d. 15 Apr 1946, Los Angeles, CA; m. 7 Aug 1888, Herbert Elting Wetmore. ii. Francis Clement Henry Whitney, b. 1 May 1870, Canso, NS; "Frank C." m. 12 May 1897, Boston, MA (recorded at Newton, MA), or 16 May 1897, Boston, MA, Helen Ryan, b. ca. 1871, Canso, NS, dau. of William and Joanna (O'Brien) Ryan. iii. Estella Jane Whitney, b. 18 Dec 1872, Canso, NS; d. Feb 1873, Canso, NS. iv. John Samuel Lemont Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1873, Canso, NS; d. 1 Jan 1944, Los Angeles, CA; m.(1) 19 Nov 1902, Marin Co., CA, Lizzie E. Riley; m.(2) 4 Nov 1913, Riverside Co., CA, Dixie Brennan Sharp. iv. Luella Elizabeth Whitney, b. Dec 1880, Canso, NS; m. 12 Aug 1901, Canso, NS, Harry Frederick Brine.
134 Thorndyke WHITNEY M Male English 40 Nova Scotia House Joiner Methodist Canada Unis L. WHITNEY M Female Scottish 37 Nova Scotia Methodist Canada Wilhelmina WHITNEY Female English 12 Nova Scotia Methodist Canada Frank WHITNEY Male English 10 Nova Scotia Student Methodist Canada John WHITNEY Male English 7 Nova Scotia Student Methodist Canada Luella WHITNEY Female English 4/12 Dec Nova Scotia Methodist Canada
319 408 Whiteney, Frank Husb W M May 1872 28 mar 3 Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. House carpenter, Rents house, Immig. 1895, Na. -----, Hellen Wife W F Mar 1872 28 mar 3 0ch 0liv Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Immig. 1894 Ryan, Margret SiL W F May 1878 22 sgl Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Canada Eng. Chair grocery store, Immig. 1898 -----, Johannah MiL W F May 1842 58 wid Canada Eng. Massachusetts Massachusetts Immig. 1899
- 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), p. 1061 and p. 1930.
- Census records.