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Samuel Donnelly & Wives Laney Bush & Widow Sarah Emily 'Emma' (Shaver) Whiting

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Samuel Donnelly & Wives Laney Bush & Widow Sarah Emily 'Emma' (Shaver) Whiting

Posted: 23 Nov 2012 11:25AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Nov 2012 11:42AM GMT
Surnames: Donnelly/Bush/Shaver/Whiting
DONNELLY Samuel ( b 1849 (according to 1852 census) d: 1927 age 78. First child born to Robert Donnelly of Ireland (Some say Belfast) & his wife Lucinda Thompson of Ontario ( Gallingertown , Williamsburg or Matilda??)

1871 Census Dundas Williamsburg for DONLEY you will find:
Robert age 56 B: Ireland Presbyterian
Lucinda age 29 B: Ontario "
Samuel age 21 B: " "
Henry age 18 B: " "
Robert age 14 B: " "
William age 12 B: " " (This is Isaac William)
Sarah age 10 B: " "
Thomas age 8 B: " "
Harrietta age 5 B: " " (This is Hamilton)

On seperate page it continues
David age 4 B: Ontario Presbyterian
Joseph age 1 B: " " (This is my Grandfather)

1881 Census Stormont Osnabruck for DONLEY you will find:
Robert age 60 Ireland
Lusinda age 49 Ontario
Thomas age 17 "
David age 13 "
Joseph age 11 "
Zenes age 9 "
Peter age 7 "
Mary age 3 "
Hamilton age 15 "

5 more children are living together in 1881 census for Stormont Osnabruck
DONELY:
Samuel age 30 B: Ontario ( age should be 32)
Robert age 24 B: "
Isac age 22 B: " (This is Isaac)
Sarah age 20 B: "
** Henry is married and gone
Louis or Lewis is a mystery. He is recorded in family bible as one of Robert & Lucinda's sons but can't find him anywhere. Perhaps he died very young. On Ontario Donnelly Birth & Death records often the first name is missing.

First Spouse of Samuel Donnelly was Laney E Bush d/o Abagail & Peter Bush. Laney was B: 1847 & D: 1903

BUSH 1852 Census Stormont Osnabruck
Peter B: Canada Farmer Presbyterian age 30
Abagail " " " 32
Ira " " 7
Lana E " " 5 (This is Laney making her birth 1847)
Thomas H. " " 3

BUSH 1871 Census Stormont Osnabruck
Peter age 49
Abigall age 50 ( Note the different spellings of her name on census repots)
Ira age 25
Laney age 22
Henery age 21 ( I think he is Herman in 1881 Census)
Christian age 17
John age 15

BUSH 1881 Census Stormont Osnabruck
Abagal age 62 Widow Weaver
Laney age 33 single
John age 55 single

Samuel Donnelly & Laney E Bush married June 16 1885 in Stormont County of Ontario. Samuel was 36 & Laney was 34
Their Children:
DONNELLY Annie 1887-1888
DONNELLY Bertha October 18??

2nd Spouse of Samuel Donnelly:widow Sarah Emily 'Emma' (Shaver ) Whiting B: 1838 d/o Daniel & Sarah (Cline) Shaver.( Some records mistakenly recorded the Shaver surname as Shaner!)


1852 Census Osnabruck / Stormont Ontario for SHAVER:
Daniel B: Canada Presbyterian age 49
Sarah " West Methodist 36
John " " 17
Susan " " 10
Nelson " " 7
Emma " " 5 makes her birth 1847
Eurella " " 2

1871 Census Osnabruck/Stormont Ontario for SHAVER:

Daniel B: Ontario German age 62
Sarah " 52
John " 33
Nelson " 24
James " 11
Jea? " 7
Thomas " 2

Samuel Donnelly's 2nd spouse was widowed. Below is her Husband James R Whiting with his family in 1852 Census .
1852 Census Grenville County/ Wolfred Twp. Ontario for WHITING:

James B: England age 40
Martha " 33
Henry T USA 13
Sarah A USA 11
John F USA 8
David T USA 5
Francis E USA 3
James R. Canada 1

Below is Samuel Donnelly's 2nd Spouse Emma & her 1st husband & Children
1881 Census Stormont/ Osnabruck for WHITING:
James 29
Emma 33
Francis 9
George 7
Norman 4
Sheldon 1
Below is Samuel Donnelly's 2nd spouse Emma Shaver with her 1st husband James Whiting
1891 Census Stormont Ontario/ Canada
James 39
Emma 44
Frank 19
George 17
Norman 14
Sheldon 11
Lester 8
Eva 4
Flosa 1

Below is Samuel Donnelly's 2nd spouse Emma Whiting who is widowed . She is living with her son Sheldon & his wife Idah (Should be Ida) & 3 more of her children.
1901 Census Cornwall/Stormont for WHITING:

Emma B: 17 April 1847 age 52
Sheldon B: 7 Feb 1879 22
Idah (Wife of Sheldon) 18
Lestte (Should be Lester , Sheldon's brother) B: 3 March 1881 age 20
Flossie ( Sister of Sheldon) B: 6 Dec 1889 age 11
Eva (Sister of Sheldon) B: 17 Dec 1886 age 14

NOTE: 1911 census of Stormont/Osnabruck for WHITLEY will find:

Shelden 32
Ida 28
James 9
William 1

ALso Sheldon's brother:
George Whiting 34
Millie (wife) 29
Olive E. 7

2nd marriage of Widower Samuel Donnelly age 56 took place on 22 May 1905. BRIDE was the Widow Sarah Emily 'Emma' (Shaver) Whiting age 58



Sam & Emma Donnelly are found in 1911 census . Bertha, Sam's daughter with his 1st wife is living with them.

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