Family:Whitney, John (1814-1882)

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John7 Whitney (Samuel6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Samuel6 and Sarah (Young) Whitney, was born 21 Aug 1814, Whitney, NB, and died 13 Jan 1882 at age 67.

He married, 27 Aug 1840, Whitney, NB, Elizabeth Bouchart. She was born about 1823, Neguac, NB, and died 1906, NB.

John Whitney lived at Whitney, NB.

The Leader referred to Elizabeth Bouchart as the former Miss Savoy Of Neguac.

Children of John7 and Elizabeth (Bouchart) Whitney:

i. Elizabeth8 Whitney, b. 1841, Whitney, NB; d. 26 Aug 1918, Newcastle, NB; resided Newcastle, NB.
ii. Samuel A. Whitney, b. 6 Nov 1842, Whitney, NB; m. Lucy Brawley.
iii. Sarah A. Whitney, b. 12 May 1844, Whitney, NB; d. 17 Apr 1912, Boston, MA, at age 67; "of Miramichi" m. 20 or 26 Jun 1873, Belfast, ME, William D. Elliott;[1] resided Boston, MA.
iv. David C. Whitney, b. 27 Feb 1848, Whitney, NB; m. ----- -----.
v. Mary Ann Whitney, b. ca. 1851, Whitney, NB; m. James McCormick.
vi. James Whitney, b. ca. 1853, Whitney, NB; m. Hannah Jane McAuley.
vii. John Whitney, b. ca. 1856, Whitney, NB; m.(1) Margaret Russell; m.(2) Evangeline E. Tozer.
viii. Rachel Whitney, b. 1861, Whitney, NB [New Castle, NB, mother "Eliza", per marriage record]; d. 14 Dec 1907, Manchester, NH; bur. Whitney, NB; m.(1) 16 Sep 1885, Boston, MA, Charles C. Britten, b. ca. 1849, Boston, MA, son of Thomas and Mary U. (-----) Britten;[2] m.(2) Harry Brown; resided Manchester, NH.
ix. Howard Whitney, b. ca. 1873, North Esk, NB; m. Elizabeth Jane McAllister.


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

John WHITNEY M M English 67 New Brunswick Farmer Baptist Eliza WHITNEY M F Irish 55 Ireland Baptist John WHITNEY M English 24 New Brunswick Labourer Baptist Ratchel WHITNEY F English 20 New Brunswick Baptist Howard WHITNEY M English 8 New Brunswick Baptist


  • Census records.

1.^  "Sarah A. [int. 27] of Merinichi [?Miramichi], N.B., and William D. Elliott [int. 38, clerk], June 20 [dup. June 26], 1873," according to Alfred Johnson, ed., Vital Records of Belfast, Maine, to the Year 1892 (Boston, MA: Maine Historical Society, 1917), vol. II, pp. 465-466.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 363, page 156.

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