Thomas Whitten1859 - 1926 (67 years)
Name Thomas Whitten Born 1859 Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada Gender Male Died 25 Dec 1926 Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada Person ID I23570 Whitton Last Modified 22 Jan 2019
Father Robert Whitten, b. 1818, Ireland , d. 1869, Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada (Age 51 years) Relationship natural Mother Elizabeth Ferguson, b. 1820, Ireland , d. 1885, Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada (Age 65 years) Relationship natural Married 15 Mar 1844 York, Ontario Family ID F9145 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Jane Elizabeth Duke Married 1897 Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 Family ID F11500 Group Sheet | Family Chart
- The late Mr. Thomas Whitten whose death occurred in Orangeville hospital on Christmas Day, 1926, was in his 66th year. He was born at Whittington, in Amaranth, his parents being the late Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Whitten, who emigrated from Ireland. Deceased was married in June 1897 to Jane Elizabeth Duke, of Mono, and worked the farm at lot 19, 2nd con., Amaranth, until seven years ago when he moved to Shelburne. Mr. Whitten is survived by his wife and four children, Edwin, of Whittington; Mrs. Milton Hare, of Lisle; Mrs. Edward Newman, Shelburne, and Mrs. John Boyce, Brackenrig, Muskoka. Surviving also are one brother Robt. J. Whitten, of Melancthon, and three sisters who reside in the United States. Two brothers and two sisters predeceased him. The funeral was held on Monday afternoon from his late residence on Owen Sound St to Shelburne Cemetery. The service was conducted by Miss Watson and Miss McKenzie preachers of the Lord Jesus Christ whom Mr. Whitten, in his later years, had sought to serve. The pallbearers were: James Service and Thos. McClelland, of Melancthon, J.W. Hall and W.J. Fleming, of Shelburne, Wm. Manning, of Orangeville and Wm. Leader, of Orangeville. The funeral was largely attended by friends and acquaintances amongst those from a distance being his brother, Robt. J., of Melancthon; Mr. Jos. Duke, of Amaranth; Mr. Thos. Duke and Mr. and Mrs. Kendrew, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Leader and Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Bowes, of Orangeville; Mr. and Mrs. Robt. Armstrong, Caledon; Mr. and Mrs W.J. Overland; Cataract; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Smith, Grand Valley, and Mr. John Stavely and sons, of Whittington.