Biography of Joseph Whitbourn
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Whitbourn, Joseph, was born in Ontario, October 19, 1862, the fifth child of seven children born to Richard and Catharine (Guy) Whitbourn, natives of England, and came to Canada about 1839, in 1860 to Ontario, and here lived and died. Mr. Whitbourn was a carpenter by trade, but also followed farming and owned sixty three acres of land. He was killed by falling from a barn, and his wife resides with subject of sketch. Joseph was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools, has always been a farmer, and now has charge of the old homestead. He is a Democrat, and is a member of the K. O. T. M. Cyrene Tent No. 203. He married, June 3, 1891, Mary A. Hennessey, a native of Walworth and daughter of Thomas and Catharine Hennessey. who were early settlers of Walworth, where he died in 1892. Mr. Whitbourn and wife have had one child, Elizabeth, born October 6, 1893.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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