George WITTY

Male 1862 - 1917  (55 years)


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  • Name George WITTY 
    Born 4 Jun 1862  Osprey Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Sep 1917  Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 4 Sep 1917  Gordon Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7726  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 Annie Elizabeth MERVYN,   b. 1 May 1857, Bentinck Township, Grey County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1914, Gordon Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1883  Gore Bay, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ontario Vital Records - Marriages #001 023 - 1873
      George WITTY, born Osprey and Annie MERVIN, born Osprey were married 16 March 1873 in Gore Bay. Parents of Groom: Burton Witty and Latoma Rumbles. Parents of Bride: James Mervin and Mary Mervin.
      (Note: the registration for this couple clearly shows the date of marriage as 1873, however the other two registrations on the same page, including the couple mentioned below are shown to be married in 1883)

      Manitoulin Expositor, March 31, 1883
      Married
      McLean-Witty-At Gore Bay, on the 16th March, by the Rev. W. Macaulay Tooke, B. A., Hector McLean, merchant, to Ella Witty, eldest daughter of Burty Witty-
      Also, at the same time and place,
      Witty-Mervyn-Geo. Witty, to Annie Mervyn, all of Barrie Island.
    Children 
     1. Salome WITTY,   b. 21 Jul 1884, Barrie Island, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1965, Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     2. Violet Mae WITTY,   b. 6 Sep 1885, Barrie Island, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1972, Little Current, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Baby Boy WITTY,   b. 1 Jan 1894, Barrie Island, Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1894
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2009 
    Family ID F2022  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1891 Ontario Census, Algoma, Barrie Island, Household #20
      Witey George Male 27 Married Head Ontario England Ontario CE Farmer
      Witey Anny Female 33 Married Wife Ontario Ireland Ireland CE
      Witey Saloney Female 6 Single Daughter Manitoulin Ontario Ontario CE
      Witey Mable Female 5 Single Daughter Manitoulin Ontario Ontario CE

      1901 Ontario Census, Algoma, Barrie Island Con 5 Lot 7, Household #31
      WITTY George Male Head married 4 June 1862 38 Ont Eng Can CE
      WITTY Anna Female Wife married 16 May 1857 43 Ont Irish Can CE
      WITTY Saloma Female Daughter single 21 July 1884 16 Ont Eng Can CE
      WITTY Vilet M. Female Daughter single 6 September 1886 15 Ont Eng Can CE

      Funeral Card from family member
      Funeral / Tuesday, September 4th / Interment in Gordon Cemetery / Died / At Gore Bay / Saturday, September 1st, 1917 / George Witty / Aged 54 Years, 2 Months, 28 Days

      Ontario Vital Records - Deaths #019 918 - 1917
      WITTY, George, 1 September 1917, Gore Bay. Cause: Cerebral Hemorrage for 7 hours at age 54 years 2 months 28 days. Born: Osprey Township, Grey County. Gentleman. Parents: Burton Witty and Salome Rumley. Informant: Jas. Witty, Massey, Ontario.

      Gordon Cemetery, Gordon and Allan, Manitoulin Island, #386
      WITTY / W / ANNIE MERVYN / BELOVED WIFE OF / GEORGE WITTY / DIED NOV 24 1914 / AGED 56 YRS 6 MOS 3 DYS / GEORGE WITTY / DIED SEPT 1 1917 / AGED 54 YRS 2 MOS 28 DY / (back) WITTY / W