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James Whitton

James Whitton

Male 1846 - 1911  (65 years)

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  • Name James Whitton 
    Born 16 Apr 1846  Pittsburg Township, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Aug 1911  Wellmans Corner Rawden Township, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada buried Wellmans Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13211  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father James Whitton,   b. 12 Apr 1820, Aysgarth, Askrigg, Yorkshire, England. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1887, Campbellford, Seymour Twp Northumberland Co. Ontario Canada. He was buried on Nov 21 1887 in St Andrew's Church, Burnbrae Cemetery, Seymour Twsp, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Heseltyne,   b. 1 Sep 1822, Ealing Hall, Wensley, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1868, Seymour Twp Northumberland Co. Ontario Canada. She was buried in Burnbrae Cemetery, Seymour Twsp, Northumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 27 Jan 1840  St Andrews, Parish Of Aysgarth, District Of Askrigg,Yorkshir Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5823  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Matilda Jane Cotter,   b. 27 Oct 1846, Seymour Township, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1879, Wellman's Corners, Ontario buried Wellmans Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1867  Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Emelia Whitton,   b. 1 Jun 1869, Seymour, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1887, Wellmans Corner, Ontario buried Wellmans Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)  [natural]
     2. Cynthia Jane Whitton,   b. 2 Feb 1871, Northumberland, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1952, Wellington, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
     3. William James Whitton,   b. 14 May 1872, Wellmans Corner, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1957, Eugenia, Ontario buried in Stirling, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     4. Carrie Blanche Whitton,   b. 28 Jan 1874, Rawdon Twp. Hastings Co. Ontario Canada. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1952, Brandon, Manitoba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
     5. Ira Totten Whitton,   b. 28 Aug 1875, Seymour, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1940, buried Wellmans Cemetery Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
     6. Hector McLean Whitton,   b. 28 Mar 1877, Rawdon Township Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Frankford, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     7. George Richard Whitton,   b. 18 Dec 1878, Seymour Township, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1961, Detroit, Michigan, USA buried Oakland Hills Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F5871  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emily Jane Tompkins,   b. 5 Jul 1851, Hastings, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1940, buried Wellmans Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1879  Rawden Township, Hastings County, Ontario. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ethel Gertrude Whitton,   b. 1882, Rawdon Twp, Hastings, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1975, Hastings, Ontario b Wellmans Cemetery, Rawden Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F5872  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • WHITTON 1891 census
      electoral district of Hastings North

      James and his wife were cheesemakers in Ontario. James later became a cheese buyer and manufacturer. James was taught how to make cheese by Professor King who came to Ontario from the US. They established a cheese factory at Burnbrae P.O. in Seymour Twp. Hastings Co. Later they operated the old factory of Prof. King which was located at Wellman's Corners. They called this factory the Plum Grove Chees Factory. James' brother george also helped out as a cheesemaker. Family receipes from Scotland, where Matilda Jane's family originated from, were used in their cheese operation