Jane Emmerson (6 Mar 1799—10 Sep 1896)

Jane Emmerson1 was the daughter of George Emerson and Margaret Burschel. She was born on 6 March 1799 at Bandon, Cork, Ireland. 2 She lived with Son Richard in 1871 at Emr lot 3, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 3 She died on 10 September 1896 at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 2 She was buried at Mt Brydges United Church Cemetery, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA.

Notes: In 1871 and 1881 Jain was living with her son Richard.

She married John Whiting in 1820 in Ireland. 4

John Whiting has no recorded parents. He was born about 1798 in Ireland. 2,5 He worked as a Farmer in 1852 at lot 3 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 5 He worked as a Farmer in 1861 at lot 3 EMR, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 4 He died on 17 September 1870 Pernicious Anemia, 1 year at Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA. 2,6 The cause of death was Pernicious Anemia, 1 year . He was buried at Mt Brydges United Church Cemetery, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA.

Notes: Excerpts from two letters about John Whiting as quoted on http://hwelty.club.fr/Family/Weltys.html: "The Whitings ancestors came from Holland with William of Orange (afterwards Wm 3rd of England) in 1688. Our grandfather John Whiting was born at "Brotherfort", the old Whiting estate, 4 or 5 miles from Bandon, County Cork, Ireland. The Whitings are buried at Brimmy. The Emersons were born in Bandon. Grandmas's mother Margaret (Burschel) Emerson is buried at St.Peter's churchyard, Bandon. Her father George Emerson married a second wife and he is buried in Cork, Ireland. Our grandparents John and Jane (Emerson) Whiting took a sailing ship from Blandon (?) to ............ . He died Sept. 17, 1870. She died Sept. 10, 1896." "Our people were three weeks crossing the Atlantic. They were the only cabin passengers aboard. The sailing ship had once been wrecked and after it was rebuilt it was renamed "Try Again". They were nearly lost on the way off the Banks of Newfoundland where they were within a ...... of colliding with the "Triton". Uncle John told me that he was standing up on deck beside the railing at the time and that he could easily have leaped upon the deck of the other ship. The captain of "Try Again" was a cousin of grandma's step ..... There were two deaths during the voyage a man and a ..... But .....Whiting supplied the rag ... in which the man's body was wrapped and buried into the Atlantic. The Captain ... burial service .... The .... was loaded with lumber sailing from Canada."

Children of Jane Emmerson and John Whiting:

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Christian Guardian, Obituaries from, 1861-1870 : p. 352
"WHITING, John Sr., was born in Bandon, County Cork, Ireland, and came to Canada with his family in 1848. After living for a year in Dundas, he settled on Muncy Rd. in Caradoc, where he died of a[poplexy, September 17, 1870. Mr. Whiting was raised in the Church of England, but joined the Primitive Methodist Church in Ireland, and the Wesleyan Methodist Church after settling in Caradoc." Christian Guardian Sept. 21 1870, p.149 & Nov. 2, 1870 p. 173
George Emerson

born between 1739 and 1781 at Bandon, Cork, Ireland died

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Margaret Burschel

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Sarah Jane Nash Whiting

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Mary Whiting

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Richard Emerson Whiting

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William Bartev Whiting

born 26 Sep 1835 at Ireland died 11 Apr 1904

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Eliza Jane Whiting

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Kathrine E. Whiting

born 1841 at Ireland died 1932

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Source: Death Register, CA, Ontario

Author: Ontario Registrar

Type: Vital

Source: Cemetery Transcription, Mt. Brydges U.C., Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

Author: London/Middlesex Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society

Type: Book

Source: 1871 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: 1861 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Note: Because the Dominion Bureau of Statistics chose to destroy the century old paper originals of this census and retain only low-quality microfilm, much of this census is illegible.

Source: 1851 Census of Canada

Author: Dominion Bureau of Statistics

Type: Census/Tax

Source: Christian Guardian, Obituaries from, 1861-1870

Author: Donald A. McKenzie

Bandon, Cork, Ireland
 
Emr lot 3, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA
 
Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA

Caradoc township was surveyed in 1821 by Col. Mahlon Burwell.

 
Mt Brydges United Church Cemetery, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA
 
Ireland
 
lot 3 con 5, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA
 
lot 3 EMR, Caradoc, Middlesex, ON, CA
 

Cause: Pernicious Anemia, 1 year

"Pernicious Anaemia": a decrease in red blood cells that occurs when the intestines cannot properly absorb vitamin B12. The "pernicious" aspect of the disease was its invariably fatal prognosis prior to the discovery of treatment.

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