Family:Whitney, Colin Campbell (1872-1917)

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Colin Campbell8 Whitney (Edward Rogers7, Ebenezer6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Edward Rogers7 and Mary Jane (Harris) Whitney, was born b. 29 Aug 1872, Whitney, NB, and died 30 Dec 1917, Whitneyville, NB, aged 45 years.

He married, 10 Sep 1902, Whitneyville, NB, Olive Lenore Mutch, daughter of Samuel Robert and Margaret (Gikie) Mutch. She was born about 1883, Whitney, NB, and died 14 Nov 1956, Moncton, NB. She married secondly, 20 Sep 1932, Moncton, NB, Charles Gordon Watts.

In 1899, Colin inherited the homestead in Whitney.

Children of Colin Campbell8 and Olive Lenore (Mutch) Whitney:

i. Alton Linwood9 Whitney, b. 3 May 1903, Whitneyville, NB; d. 5 Aug 1993, Fredericton, NB; m. 3 May 1928, Fredericton, NB, Amy Lavinia Allen; res. Fredericton, NB; worked for Clark's Automobile Co.
ii. Lenore Queenie Whitney, b. 29 Jun 1907, Whitneyville, NB; d. 21 Jan 1982, Moncton, NB; bur. Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, NB; m.(1) 2 Nov 1927, Fredericton, NB, Oscar Reid Waghorn; divorced 1958, Pasco Co.,FL; res. Fredericton, NB and Simcoe, ON; operated Royal Canadian Motel in Clearwater, FL; m.(2) Jun 1958, Sarasota, FL, Herman Melville Osborne.
iii. Leonard Kaye Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1909, Whitneyville, NB; d. 13 Oct 1951, Scarborough, ON, aged 41 years; m. 13 Jul 1934, Meductic, NB, Phyllis Ann Mitchell.
iv. Orrin Grant Whitney, b. 3 Oct 1911, Whitneyville, NB; d. Jul 2001, Sackville, NB; m. 9 Dec 1932, Moncton, NB, Doris Gordon Smith; res. Fredericton, NB.
v. Edith Verna Whitney, b. 16 Oct 1915, Whitneyville, NB; d. 26 Feb 2003; m. 31 Dec 1935, Moncton, NB, John Marven Lambert; res. Moncton, NB; also known as "Ted".


  • 1901, North Esk, Northumberland Co., NB, Canada.
  • 1911, North Esk, Northumberland Co., NB, Canada.


  • Louise M. Bamford, The Bamford Saga 1764-1989, Wilson Printing, Fredericton, 1989; pp. 124-126.
  • Census records.

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