Family:Whitney, Edmund (1831-1871)
Edmund7 Whitney (Lewis6, Josiah5, Jeremiah4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of Lewis6 and Sarah (Kitchen) Whitney, was born 27 May 1831, Grimsby, Canada West, and died 6 Feb 1871, Seaforth, ON. He was buried in the Baptist Cemetery, New Scotland, ON.
He married, 27 May 1853, Hamilton, Canada West, Frances Ann Mortimer, daughter of George and Jane (Peacock) Mortimer. She was born 29 Feb 1836, Springfield, OH, and died after 1873.
Phoenix says the following:
- . . . a tinsmith . . . . They settled in Galt, C.W.; thence went to Brantford, C.W.; and in June 1857, moved to Geneva, Wis. In Feb. 1868, he returned to Canada, settling in Seaforth, where he died 6 Feb. 1871. He was buried in the Baptist Cemetery at New Scotland, Ontario. His widow lived at Seaforth in 1873."
Children of Edmund 7 and Frances Ann (Mortimer) Whitney:
i. William Edmund8 Whitney, b. 4 Nov 1854, Brantford, C.W.; resided with his mother, at Seaforth, ON, in 1874. ii. Charles Mortimer Whitney, b. 24 Mar 1856, Scotland, C.W. iii. George Lewis Whitney, b. 23 May 1858, Geneva, WI. iv. James Murray Whitney, b. 13 Nov 1868, Seaforth, ON.
- 1851, St. Patrick, Hamilton City, Canada West (ON), Canada:
Edmud Whitney, 22, Canada West
- 1860: not found. Possibly in ON.
- 1871, probably in ON, not examined.
- 1881, Seaforth, Huron Centre Co., ON, Canada:
165 F. A. WHITNEY W Female English 45 USA C. Methodist Wm. WHITNEY Male English 27 Ontario Tinsmith C. Methodist Charl. WHITNEY Male English 25 Ontario Tinnsmith C. Methodist George WHITNEY Male English 22 USA Tinnsmith C. Methodist James WHITNEY Male English 12 Ontario C. Methodist Allice SELLERS Female Scottish 21 Ontario C. Methodist
- 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), pp. 857-858 and p. 1747.