Family:Whitney, William Anthony (1834-1902)

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William Anthony7 Whitney (David William6, David5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of David William6 and Sophronia (Wood) Whitney, was born 5 Sep 1834, Augusta, ON, and died 17 Jan 1902.

He married firstly, 2 Apr 1861, Dundas Co., ON, Mary Catherine Rose, daughter of Reuben and Elizabeth Rose (Doran) Rose. She was born 1842, Matilda, ON, and died 14 Nov 1879.

He married secondly, Mar 1881, Amelia Evalene (VanCamp) Derrick, daughter of William and Sarah (Wood) VanCamp. She was born 4 Feb 1843, Dundas Co., ON, and died 25 May 1926, Merrickville, ON. She had married firstly, about 1866, Aaron Clay Derrick. She married thirdly, 5 Jul 1905, Grenville Co., ON, Joseph Moorehouse.

Children of William Anthony7 and Mary Catherine (Rose) Whitney:

i. Robert Rose8 Whitney, b. 16 Jul 1863; d. 18 Aug 1867.
ii. Arthur William Whitney, b. 29 Dec 1864, Iroquois, ON; d. 14 Sep 1929, St. Paul, MN; m. 29 Dec 1897, York Co, ON, Clara Amelia Van Camp.
iii. Anna Laura Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1868, Iroquois, ON; d. 4 Aug 1952, San Bernardino, CA.
iv. David Edmund Whitney, b. 20 Oct 1872, Iroquois, ON; d. 28 Dec 1963, St. Paul, MN; m. 27 Jun 1899, Dundas Co., ON, Emma Florence Stamp.
v. George Reuben Whitney, b. 31 Oct 1879, ON; d. 3 Oct 1953, San Bernardino, CA; m.(1) Angela Canton; m.(2) Dorothea King.

Children of William Anthony7 and Amelia Evalene (VanCamp)(Derrick) Whitney:

vi. Wilfred Wood8 Whitney, b. 17 Nov 1883, ON; d. York Co., ON; m. Dolena McKenzie.


  • 1861, Augusta, Grenville Co., Canada West, Canada.
  • 1871, ON, Canada.
  • 1891, Morrisburg, Dundas, ON, Canada


  • Census records.

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