Family:Whitney, Robert W. (c1806-1884)

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Robert W.7 Whitney (Daniel6, Ebenezer5, Samuel4, John3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Daniel6 and Mary Ann (Forsyth) Whitney, was born about 1806, North Esk, NB, and died 4 Dec 1884, North Esk, NB.

He married, about 1832, PEI, Janet Eliza Warren, daughter of Ebenezer and Jane (Young) Warren. She was born 13 Sep 1812, Three Rivers, PEI, and died 16 Nov 1881, North Esk, NB.

Robert W. Whitney lived at North Esk Parish, NB. He was a farmer.

Children of Robert W.7 and Janet Eliza (Warren) Whitney:

i. Margaret Caroline8 Whitney, b. 1833; d. after 1861; resided Richibucto Parish, NB.
ii. Jane Young Whitney, b. 2 Jun 1834, Three Rivers, PEI; d. 3 Aug 1885, South Branch, NB; m. Michael Barrett; resided North Esk, NB.
iii. Ebenezer Whitney, b. 1835, Weldford Parish, Kent Co., NB; m. Deborah Sullivan.
iv. Mary Ann Whitney, b. 12 Mar 1836, Three Rivers, PEI; m. Asa Kittridge Ober, 1853 Halifax, Nova Scotia, and died 3 June 1900 Morrisville, VT; 3 children: daughter (died young), William Robert M1. Mattie M. Stewart, M2. Julia Hanson, M3. Lillian M. Balcome (nee Davis); Sarah m. Victor C. Heath.
v. Bridget Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1838, Three Rivers, PEI; d. after 1871; resided Richibucto Parish, NB.
vi. George W. Whitney, b. 1840, Three Rivers, PEI; m. Sarah J. Beckwith.
vii. William Whitney, b. 3 Jan 1844, Weldford, NB; bapt. 25 Sep 1844, St.-Louis-Des-Francais Catholique, Kent, NB.[1]
viii. Daniel B. Whitney, b. 1845, Weldford, NB; m.(1) Mary Beckwith; m.(2) Janet Elizabeth Forsyth.
ix. Sarah Whitney, b. 7 Oct 1847, Weldford, NB; d. 2 Aug 1926, Richibucto, NB; m. before 1865, Jonathan Dickson Hudson; resided North Esk Parish, NB.
x. Janet Eliza Whitney, b. ca. 1848, NB; d. after 1871; m. 22 Aug 1876, Chatham, NB, Alexander McLean, son of Alexander McLean and Huldah McKay. They resided Strathadam, NB. Her name may have been Jenette, address given as Hardwicke Parish.
xi. John W. Whitney, b. ca. 1852, NB; m. Charlotte McLean.
xii. Robert D. Whitney, b. 1855, NB, Canada; d. 21 May 1900, Bass, Kent Co., NB, of tuberculosis. Resided Richibucto Parish, NB.
xiii. Mary Whitney, b. 1862, NB; d. after 1871.


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

  • 1861, Weldford, Kent Co., NB, Canada.
  • 1871, Weldford, Kent Co., NB, Canada.
  • 1881, Northesk, Northumberland Co., NB, Canada:

Robert WHITNEY M Male English 72 New Brunswick Farmer Presbyterian Jennet E WHITNEY M Female English 68 Prince Edward Island Presbyterian John W WHITNEY Male English 28 Prince Edward Island Labourer Presbyterian Robert D WHITNEY Male English 26 Prince Edward Island Labourer Presbyterian Abontague CONNORS Male English 30 New Brunswick Presbyterian


1.^  "William, s/o Robert & Jane Eliza Warner, b. 3 Jan 1844, bp. 25 Sep 1844, St.-Louis-Des-Francais Catholique, Kent, Carleton, NB," according to L.D.S. North America Vital Records Index.

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