Family:Whitney, William Hope (1848-1896)

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William Hope8 Whitney (Thomas Mott7, Samuel6, Samuel5, Abraham4, Joseph3, John2, Henry1), son of Thomas Mott7 and Mary Buchanan (King) Whitney, was born 23 Jun 1848, North East Harbor, NS, and died 22 Aug 1896, North East Harbour, NS.

He married firstly, 19 Mar 1874, North East Harbor, NS, Elizabeth Harding Doane, daughter of William Myrick and Mahala (Doane) Doane. She was born in 1846, Barrington, NS, and died 11 Nov 1876, North East Harbor, NS.

He married secondly, 1 Dec 1877, Port Saxon, NS, Charlotte M. H. Perry, daughter of Allen Fraser and Mary Ann (Perry) Perry. She was born 23 May 1855, Roseway or Selburne, NS. She married seccondly, 9 Sep 1903, Gloucester, MA, Isaac Hinkley, son of Samuel and Annie (Quinn) Hinkley, born about 1847, Cape Breton Island, Canada.[1]

He resided North East Harbor, NS, with his father, in 1873.

Children of William Hope8 and Elizabeth Harding (Doane) Whitney, if any, unknown.

Children of William Hope8 and Charlotte M. H. (Perry) Whitney:

i. Elizabeth Naomi Odessa9 Whitney, b. 14 Dec 1879, North East Harbor, NS; "Lizzie O." m. 14 Mar 1900, Gloucester, MA, John R. Bray, b. ca. 1878, Gloucester, MA, son of Alphonso H.l and Abbie (Robinson) Bray.[2]

Notes

Elizabeth Harding Doane was a descendant of "Mayflower" passengers William Brewster and Stephen Hopkins in the following lines:

  1. William Brewster, m. Mary -----
  2. Patience Brewster, m. Thomas Prence
  3. Mercy Prence, m. John Freeman
  4. Edmund Freeman, m. Sarah Mayo
  5. Ruth Freeman, m. Israel Doane
  6. Edmund Doane, m. Elizabeth Osborne
  7. Edmund Freeman, m. Tamsin Hamilton
  8. William Myrick Doane, m. Mahala Doane
  9. Elizabeth Harding Doane, m. William Hope Whitney

  1. Stephen Hopkins, m.(1) Mary -----
  2. Giles Hopkins, m. Catherine Whelden
  3. Mary Hopkins, m. Samuel Smith
  4. John Smith, m. Bethia Snow
  5. Mercy Smith, m. Nathaniel Kenney
  6. Miriam Kenney, m. Samuel Hamilton
  7. Tamsin Hamilton, m. Edmund Doane [see above]

  1. Stephen Hopkins, m.(1) Mary -----
  2. Constance Hopkins, m. Nicholas Snow
  3. Stephen Snow, m. Susanna Deane
  4. Bethia Snow, m. John Smith [see above]

  1. Samuel Hamilton, m. Miriam Kenney [see above]
  2. Rhoda Hamilton, m. Duncan Doane
  3. Mahala Doane, m. William Myrick Doane [see above]

  1. Mary Hopkins, m. Samuel Smith [see above]
  2. Mary Smith, m. Daniel Hamilton
  3. Daniel Hamilton, m. Abigail -----
  4. Samuel Hamilton, m. Miriam Kenney [see above]

Charlotte M. W. Perry was also descended from William Brewster as follows:

  1. William Brewster, m. Mary -----
  2. Patience Brewster, m. Thomas Prence
  3. Rebecca Prence, m. Edmond Freeman
  4. Rebecca Freeman, m. Ezra Perry
  5. Samuel Perry, m. Sarah Leonard
  6. Samuel Perry, m. Thankful Bourne
  7. William Thomas Perry, m. Nancy Ann A. Fraser
  8. Allen Fraser Perry, m. Mary Anne Perry
  9. Charlotte M. W. Perry, m. William Hope Whitney

She was also a descendant of "Mayflower" passengers Francis Cooke, Richard Warren, and James Chilton.

Census

140 William WHITNEY M Male English 32 Nova Scotia Fisherman Methodist Canada Charlotte WHITNEY M Female English 25 Nova Scotia Methodist Canada Elizabeth WHITNEY S Female English 1 Nova Scotia Methodist Canada Elizabeth HARDING Female English 14 Nova Scotia Methodist Canada Lewis SWAINE Male English 22 Nova Scotia Not Given Methodist Canada

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 536, page 403.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 500, page 357.


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