Family:Whitney, Daniel (1781-b1814)

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Daniel6 Whitney (Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Ebenezer5 and Huldah (Mooers) Whitney, was born 1781, Miramichi, NB, and died before 24 Sep 1814, NB.

He married, Mary Ann "Polly" Forsyth. She was born about 1789, NB, and died 12 Jan 1884, NB.

Children of Daniel6 and Mary Ann (Forsyth) Whitney:

He was settled on a lot in North Esk Parish, NB, given to him by brother Samuel. He petitioned for an extra land grant (#554) in 1809, stating that his head had been badly injured by a falling tree. He sold land to David Tozer 13 April 1812.

i. Daniel7 Whitney, b. NB.
ii. Ebenezer Whitney, b. NB.
iii. Robert W. Whitney, b. ca. 1806, North Esk, NB; m. Janet Eliza Warren.
iv. Jane Whitney, b. 20 Jan 1814, Northumberland Co., NB; d. 4 Mar 1895 at age 81; resided Newcastle, NB; m. Daniel W. Beckwith.
v. Mary Whitney, b. 24 Sep 1814.


This family would be recorded in Canadian censuses, not yet examined, with the following exceptions:

  • 1881, Northesk, Northumberland Co., NB, p. 34:

Robert WHITNEY M M English 72 New Brunswick Farmer Presbyterian Jennet E. WHITNEY M F English 68 Prince Edward Island Presbyterian John W. WHITNEY M English 28 Prince Edward Island Labourer Presbyterian Robert D. WHITNEY M English 26 Prince Edward Island Labourer Presbyterian Abontague CONNORS M English 30 New Brunswick Presbyterian


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