Family:Whitney, Comfort (1795-1875)

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Comfort6 Whitney (David5, Matthias4, Cornelius3, Joshua2, John1), son of David5 and Olive (Day) Whitney, was born 1795, Granville, Washington County, NY, died 30 Dec 1875, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada. and is buried in the Old Section of Maynard Cemetery, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada.

He married firstly, about 1822, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada, Anna Dake, daughter of Immanuel and Lucretia (Wiatt) Deake/Dake. She was born 1803, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada, and died 14 Mar 1831, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada.

He married secondly, about 1838, Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada, Lucretia Dake, daughter of Immanuel and Lucretia (Wiatt) Deake/Dake. She was born abt 1820, Augusta Township, Grenville Co, ON, d. 5 Mar 1886, Augusta Township.

He moved with his family to Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, about 1800. He was a veteran of the War of 1812 (British side.)

Children of Comfort6 and Anna (Dake) Whitney, all born Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada:

i. Luvina 7 Whitney, b. 10 July, 1823, Augusta Township, Grenville Co, ON, d. 17 Jun, 1911, Augusta Township; m. Ambrose Newans 5 May, 1843.
ii. Erastus Whitney, b. 1824, d. 2 Sep 1898, Augusta Township; m. Jane Bradford 12 Jan 1847.
iii. Lucretia J. Whitney, b. 1826, Augusta Township, Grenville Co, ON; m. Bushrod C. Barnum 25 Jan 1848.
iv. Luana Whitney, b. 20 Sep 1827; d. 24 Mar 1907, Prescott, Grenville County, ON, Canada, m. (1)Erastus Hough 1 Jan 1845, (2)Erastus Young 21 Dec 1858, (3)William Ellison Smith 24 Dec 1889.
v. David Whitney , b. 12 Mar 1829, d. 13 Jan 1904, Essex Centre, Essex Co, ON, Canada; m. Diana McKelvey abt 1848.

Children of Comfort6 and Lucretia (Dake) Whitney, all born Augusta Township, Grenville County, ON, Canada:

vi. Joseph C.7 Whitney, b. 1839, Augusta Township, Grenville Co, ON, d. 2 Jan 1928, Augusta Township; m. Abigail Perrin.
vii. Chauncey Beauman Whitney, b. 15 Feb 1844, Augusta Township, Grenville Co, ON, d. 27 Apr 1904, Augusta Township; m. Mary Caroline Row.
viii. Augustus Whitney, b. 16 July 1849, Augusta Township, Grenville Co, ON, d. 7 July 1940, Augusta Township; m. Cecelia Row 3 Oct 1868.

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