Henry WITTY

Male 1875 - 1927  (52 years)


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  • Name Henry WITTY 
    Born 1 May 1875  Osprey Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 1927  Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Jul 1927  Gordon Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14482  Manitoulin Roots
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2020 

    Father Burton WITTY,   b. 1836, Hornsea, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1900, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Salome RUMBLE,   b. 9 Aug 1843, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1925, Alliston, Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married Abt 1858 
    Family ID F3334  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Alice COUTTS,   b. 28 Dec 1882, Barrie Island, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1920, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1899  Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #002 881 - 1899
      Henry WITTY, 21, farmer, born Osprey and E. COUTTS, 19, born Barrie Island were married 19 March 1899 at Gordon. Parents of Groom: Witty and Redbird Lato. Parents of Bride: John and Jane Dandler . Witnesses: Willard Witty and Mary Coutts, both of Barrie Island.
    Children 
     1. Charles Howard WITTY,   b. 11 Jun 1899, Barrie Island, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Clarence Leslie WITTY,   b. 29 Jan 1901, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1980  (Age 78 years)
     3. Emma Jean WITTY,   b. 1 Feb 1902, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1906  (Age 4 years)
     4. Hazel Idah WITTY,   b. 22 Aug 1903, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Olive Marjorie WITTY,   b. 11 May 1905, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. John Franklin WITTY,   b. 5 Sep 1906, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Fleetwood WITTY,   b. 19 Apr 1908, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1927, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     8. Earl Maxwell WITTY,   b. 21 Aug 1911, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Living
     10. Living
     11. Janet Elizabeth WITTY,   b. 22 Jan 1916, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F8734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1901 Ontario Census, Algoma, Barrie Island Con 6 Lot 11, Household #20
      KITTY Henery Male Head married 1 May 1872 28 Ont Eng Can CE
      KITTY Elizabeth Female Wife married 28 December 1881 19 Ont Scot Can CE
      KITTY Charles Male Son single 11 January 1889 2 Ont Eng Can CE
      KITTY Clarence L. Male Son single 26 January 1901 6 months Ont Eng Can CE

      1911 Ontario Census, Algoma, Gordon Township, page 2, Household #18
      Witty Henery Male Head Married May 1872 39
      Witty Elsabeth Female Wife Married December 1882 29
      Witty Carles Male Son Single January 1899 12
      Witty Clarance Male Son Single June 1901 10
      Witty Hazel Female Daughter Single August 1904 7
      Witty Olive Female Daughter Single March 1905 6
      Witty Franklin Male Son Single September 1907 4
      Witty Fleatwood Male Son Single April 1908 3

      Ontario Vital Records - Deaths #021 205 - 1927
      WITTY, Henry, male, 18 July 1927 at Gore Bay. Cause: Carcinoma of thyroid at age 54 years, 2 months, 18 days. Born: Osprey, 1 May 1875. Parents: Burton Witty, England and Salome Rumball, Pennsylvania.

      Funeral Card from family member
      Died
      At Gore Bay, Ontario, on / Monday, July 18th, 1927 / Henry Witty / Aged 54 Years, 2 Months, 18 Days
      The Funeral
      The funeral will be held from his late residence, Gore Bay, on Wednesday, July 20th, at 2 p.m. to Gordon cemetery for interment.

      The Recorder, Gore Bay, July 14, 1927
      Died
      Witty-At his residence, Gore Bay, on July 18th, Henry Witty, in his 55th year.
      Interment took place on Wednesday, July 20th, at 2 p.m. to Gordon Cemetery.

      Obituary, The Recorder, Gore Bay, August 4, 1927
      Through The Years, Vol. VII, No. 4, February 1990, page 18
      Henry Witty
      Gore Bay and vicinity lost a very highly respected citizen in the death of Mr. Henry Witty which occurred at his home in Gore Bay on July 18.
      Mr. Witty was born at Osprey in 1873 and four years later moved to Barrie Island with his parents. In 1899 he married Elizabeth Coutts also of Barrie Island and later moved to Gordon Township where he proved successful as a farmer until he moved to Gore Bay last April.
      During the past year Mr. Witty had not been in good health and in January underwent an operation in Toronto. Since then he has been gradually falling until his death on July 18.
      The funeral service took place from his residence, Gore Bay on Wednesday, July 20, at 2 p.m. and was conducted by Rev. W.T. Swainson. The Gore Bay Masonic Lodge, of which Mr. Witty was a member, also conducted a short service at the house of and grave.
      Mr. Witty's wife predeceased him seven years ago and on son, Fleet, passed away at Calgary on May 20. There are left to mourn his loss four daughters and five sons, namely; Chas. and Frank of Lawsonburg, Alberta, Clarence of Sault Ste. Marie; Mrs. J.G. Storey of Toronto, Olive, Maxwell, Delbert, Janet and Ruby at home; also three sisters and five brothers.

      The Recorder, Gore Bay, August 4, 1927
      Card of thanks
      We the family of Mr. Henry Witty wish to thank our many friends and neighbors for their kindness and floral tributes during the recent illness and death of our dear father.

      Gordon Cemetery, Gordon and Allan, Manitoulin Island, #619.
      Peace perfect peace / ELIZABETH / COUTTS / WIFE OF / HENRY WITTY / 1882-1920 / - / HENRY WITTY / 1873-1927 / WITTY