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Our Sigsworth Family
Generation #9

Family of Fanny Anna Sigsworth
(d/o William Henry Sigsworth and Mary Scott)
and John William Jackson Whaley
(s/o Nathan Whaley and Ann Jackson)


Fanny Anna Sigsworth, child of William Henry Sigsworth and Mary Scott, was born April 27, 1854, in Storrington, Frontenac District, Ontario Canada. She married John William Jackson Whaley on June 28, 1871, in Sydenham, Frontenac District, Ontario Canada, s/o Nathan Whaley and Ann Jackson (according to the Sigsworth Family Bible records, Fanny was married to John Walley on June 18, 1871, at Sydenham). Fanny died some time after 1925 in Loughborough, Frontenac District, Ontario Canada, and William died there December 10, 1917. Their children, all born Loughborough, were:

1-Archibald James Whaley, born June 12, 1872, died 1957 at Loughborough. He married Eliza Jane Stevenson some time before 1891 in Loughborough. Eliza was born Aug. 28, 1874, in Loughborough, where she died in 1960. Her parents were Thomas Stevenson and Hannah Campsall. Follow the link to view this family and relevant Personal Information Pages.

2-Mary Elizabeth Whaley, born about 1876, married James John Lafrance

3-Eliza J. Whaley, born Feb. 11, 1878, died 1912 in Sydenham. Eliza married Abraham B. Freeman (he born May 24, 1878, in Ontario Canada), and had one known child, William Freeman, born Oct. 12, 1899, at Loughborough. After Eliza's death , Abraham married Maria Carlton (she born 1872 in Ontario).

4-Agnes Whaley, born July 3, 1882, married Samuel Stevenson on Dec. 14, 1899, in Portland Twp., Frontenac District, Ontario Canada (he born March 26, 1868, in Loughborough, Frontenac District, Ontario Canada, s/o Thomas Stevenson and Hannah Campsall). Samuel was previously married to Esther E. Conway (she born 1867 Storrington, Frontenac District, Ontario Canada, d/o Jacob Conway and Alzina Burtch). Known children born to Agnes and Samuel were:

1-Flossie Stevenson, born after Dec. 1899in Portland, married Unknown Amy and Unknown Milligan.
2-Henry Bernard Stevenson
, born 1904 in Portland, married Violet May Green some time before 1930. Their children were Eleanor E., Beatrice, Donald, Bernard, Clayton, Frances, Phyllis, Irene, and Evelyn.

5-Catherine A. Whaley, born Aug. 28, 1884, married John Thomas Stevenson (he born Jan. 10, 1881, in Sydenham, s/o Thomas Stevenson and Annie Claus. Thomas Stevenson was previously married to Hannah Campsall).

6-Alice Mathilda Whaley, born Aug. 7, 1887, died 1906 in Loughborough. She married Phillip Vankoughnett on Nov. 3, 1905, in Loughborough. Phillip, who was born May 10, 1887, in Bedford Mills, Leeds District, Ontario Canada, died Nov. 15, 1939, in Kingston, Frontenac District, Ontario Canada. His parents were Elijah Vankoughnett and Mariah Elizabeth Green. Alice and Phillip had one known child, Alice Vankoughnett. After Alice (mother) died, Phillip remarried to her sister Eva Beatrice Whaley (following).

7-Eva Beatrice Whaley, born Jan. 12, 1891, died April 8, 1972, in Kingston. She married Phillip Vankoughnett, widower of her sister Alice (above) about 1910, in Kingston. Eva and Phillip had one known child, Maude Vankoughnett.


Information Pertaining to John William Jackson Whaley:

1851 Census Loughborough & Storrington Twps., Frontenac Co., Ontario, Film #C-11721 (CW is abbreviation for Canada West, or Ontario, Canada):
Nathan Whaley, Age 52, Born US, Religion Baptist, farmer, Residing at Div. 2, Con. 11, Lot 9
Ann Whaley, Age 41, Born US
Martin, Age 21, Born US
Harriet, Age 23, Born CW (wife of Martin)
Nathan, Age 15, Born US
Geraldine, Age 12, Born CW
Phebe J., Age 10, Baptist, Born CW
Eliza Ann, age 7, Born CW
W.J., Age 4, Born CW
Two families were living in a shanty on Concession 11, Lot 9

1861 Census, Loughborough Twp., Frontenac Co., Ontario (Canada West), Film no. C1022:
Nathan Whaley, Farmer, Born US, Age 61
Ann Whaley, Born US, Age 52
Feby J. Whaley, Age 19
Elisa A. Whaley, Age 16
William J. Whaley, Age 13
A.P.J. Whaley, Age 8


Information Pertaining to John William Jackson Whaley and Fanny Anna Sigsworth:

1881 Federal Census, Loughborough Twp. Frontenac Co., Ontario, Film 1375872, NA Film Number C-13236, District 118, Sub-district A, Page Number 79, Household Number 397:
John WHALEY M Male German 33 O <Ontario> Farmer Primitive Methodist
Anna WHALEY M Female Irish 27 O <Ontario> Primitive Methodist
Archibald WHALEY Male German 8 O <Ontario> School Primitive Methodist
Mary E. WHALEY Female German 5 O <Ontario> Primitive Methodist
Eliza J. WHALEY Female German 2 O <Ontario> Primitive Methodist

1901 Census of Canada Subdistrict: Loughborough, ADDINGTON, ONTARIO District Number 43 Subdistrict Number i-2 Archives Microfilm T-6457, Household #47:
Whaley John M Head M Sep 16 1848 52
Whaley Fannie F Wife M Apr 28 1855 45
Whaley Alice M F Daughter S Aug 7 1887 13
Whaley Eva B F Daughter S Jan 12 1891 9
Whaley Katy A F Daughter S Aug 28 1884 16
Stevenson George M Lodger S Jun 6 1863 37

1911 Federal Census, Loughborough, Frontenac, Ontario, Page 3, District 69 Frontenac, Sub District 8, Enumeration District 28, Household #31:
Whaley John M Head M Sep 1848 63
Whaley Fannie F Wife M Apr 1855 56
Freeman Robert M Grandson S Oct 1901 9