Family:Whitney, Peter (1855-1943)

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Peter8 Whitney (Philip7, Peter6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Philip7 and Mary (Veitch) Whitney, was born 15 Oct 1855, Reach, ON, and died 14 Apr 1943, Lindsay, Victoria Co., ON.

He married, 11 Jun 1879, Greenbank, ON, Rebecca Asling.[1]

He was a painter, at Lindsay, ON.

THE UXBRIDGE JOURNAL: Year old child of Peter Whitney died, Lindsay, Ontario, Canada

Rebecca Asling was born on 7 Sep 1861 in Reach, ON, Canada.

Children of Peter8 and Rebecca (Asling) Whitney:

i. Margaret May9 Whitney, b. 31 Mar 1880, ON; m. George Pollock.
ii. Philip Nathaniel Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1882, ON.
iii. Chester Whitney, b. -----; fell out of a canoe and drowned at Bond Lake.
iv. Oliver Freemont Whitney, b. 3 Mar 1885, ON.
v. Eva Alemia Whitney, b. 19 Aug 1886, ON.
vi. Mary Whitney, b. 20 Jun 1892, ON.
vii. George W. Whitney, b. 1 Jun 1896, ON; m. Lindsay Oliver.
viii. Emily Caroline Whitney, b. 11 Apr 1898, ON.
ix. Vera Victoria Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1899, ON; d. 30 Aug 1899, ON.


  • 1881, Reach, Ontario North Co., ON, p. 28:

Peter WHITNEY M M 26 Irish Ontario Farmer Church of England Rebecca WHITNEY M F 21 English Ontario Church of England Margret WHITNEY F 1 Irish Ontario Church of England Thomas WHITNEY M 35 English England Farmer Church of England

  • 1901, Uxbridge, Durham Co., ON:

Whitney, Peter Born Oct. 15, 1855 Canada West Scot., Labourer, Baptist -----, Rebecca Born Sept. 7, 1861 Canada West England -----, Maggy Born Mar. 31, 1880 Canada West Scot -----, Philip Born Jan. 3, 1882 Canada West Scot -----, Alemir Born Mar. 3, 1885 Canada West Scot -----, Amelena Born Aug. 19, 1886 Canada West Scot -----, Mary Born June 20, 1892 Canada West Scot -----, George Born June 1, 1896 Canada West Scot -----, Ethel Born Apr. 11, 1898 Canada West Scot


  • Census records.

1.^  Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927, from

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