Family:Whitney, Peter (s1782-a1861)

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Peter6 Whitney (John5, Eliakim4, Nathan3, John2, Henry1), son of John5 and Esther (-----) Whitney, was born about 1782, U.S.A., and died after 1861, and before 1871, probably Markham, York Co., ON.

He married, about 1813, Mary Lamont. She was born about 1792-1794, ON, and died after 1871.

Children of Peter6 and Mary (Lamont) Whitney:

i. Neil Lamont7 Whitney, b. ca. 1815; m.(1) Mary Kile; m.(2) Mary Capson Rowley; m.(3) Emma Moran.
ii. Anna Whitney, b. 24 Jan 1818; d. 24 Aug 1908; m. ca. 1855, Thomas S. Boden.
iii. Amelia Ann Whitney, b. 1820; d. 25 Feb 1882, ON; m. 2 Sep 1841, Abraham Vanhorn.
iv. Mary Whitney, b. ca. 1825; d. bef. 1852; m. 22 Jul 1844, Peter Moore.
v. Elmira Whitney, b. ca. 1829; m. 9 Feb 1851, Levi Jones.
vi. Jemima Whitney, b. ca. 1832; d. 15 Jun 1903, Chicago, IL; bur. Quaker Hill Cemetery, Uxbridge, ON; m. 1 Feb 1860, Benjamin Kester Jones.
vii. John Whitney, b. ca. 1835; m. Elizabeth English.
viii. Susan Whitney, b. ca. 1837.


  • 1851, Markham, York County, ON, Canada:

Peter Whitney, born U. S., Methodist, age 69 Mary Whitney born Canada, age 59 Gemmemia Whitney born Canada, age 20 John Whitney born Canada, age 14 Susan Whitney born Canada, age 8

  • 1861, not examined.
  • 1871, Markham, York County, ON, Canada:

Levi Jones age 40, born Ontario Elvira Jones age 41, born Ontario Mary Whitney age 77, born Ontario Jeremiah S. Whitney age 18, born Ontario Appleton Whitney age 16, born Ontario Mercy Jane age 12, born Ontario

  • 1881, widow Mary not found.


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