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Thomas Whitten

Thomas Whitten

Male 1859 - 1926  (67 years)

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  • Name Thomas Whitten 
    Born 1859  Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 25 Dec 1926  Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23570  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father Robert Whitten,   b. 1818, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1869, Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Ferguson,   b. 1820, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885, Amaranth, Dufferin, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 15 Mar 1844  York, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9145  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Elizabeth Duke 
    Married 1897 
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F11500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 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.