Family:Whitney, Nathan (1769-1852)

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Nathan6 Whitney (David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of David5 and Rebecca (Edgecom) Whitney, was born 10 Sep or 9 Oct 1769, Gorham, ME,[1] and died 4 Jun 1852, Marietta, OH, aged 83 years. He was buried in Hill Cemetery, Newport, OH.[2]

Marriage intentions were published, 3 Mar 1796, Hallowell, ME, for him and Eunice Cottle,[3] daughter of Isaac and Rhoda (Manchester) Cottle. She was born 10 Oct 1778, Martha's Vineyard, MA, and died 26 Aug 1870, Proctor, WV, aged 91 years 10 months 16 days. She was buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Wetzel Co., WV.[4]

Children of Nathan6 and Eunice (Cottle) Whitney:

i. Nathan7 Whitney, b. say 1798; m. Ann Mary Hensel.
ii. Apollos Whitney, b. 26 Dec 1801, Gorham, ME; m.(1) Caroline Buff; m.(2) Elizabeth Prettyman.
iii. John Whitney, b. 10 Feb 1804, PA; m. Sarah Hensel.
iv. Sampson Whitney, b. ca. 1807, ME; m. Jane Long.
v. Dennis Whitney, b. ca. 1809, MA; m. Rachel Williams.
vi. Comfort Whitney (female), b. 22 Apr 1812, ME; m. Peter Johnston.
vii. Thankful D. Whitney, b. ca. 1815; d. 11 Oct 1888, Proctor, WV; m. say 1838, Benjamin Franklin Johnson.
viii. Haman Whitney, b. ca. 1818, VA; m. Melinda Jane -----.
ix. Rhoda Whitney, b. 6 Jun 1820, VA; d. 31 Oct 1894, Proctor, WV; m. 27 Oct 1848, James Williams.

Census

799 802 Nathan Whitney 81 M None 1000 MA Eunice 71 F Mass William Syns 14 M VA

1125 1126 Appolos Whitney 60 M - Farmer $2000 $300 Mass. Eliza " 58 F - Virginia Mary " 19 F - Ohio Nancy " 17 F - Virginia George " 22 M - " Elizabeth " 12 F - " Eunice " 80 F - Mass.

128 128 Johnson, Benj. 66 M W Farmer $2000 $500 Va. Male citizen over 21 -----, Thankfull 54 F W Keeping house Pa. -----, Nancy A. 25 F W At home Va. -----, Melissa 20 F W " " -----, Amanda 18 F W " -----, Anseline 16 F W " -----, Wiley 14 M W " -----, Benjamen F. 22 M W At home " Male citizen over 21 -----, Haman 29 M W " Male citizen over 21 Whitney, Emica 99 F W Boarding England Parents foreign born

"Emica" is an error for "Eunice", she was only 91, not 99, and she was born in Massachusetts, not England.

References

1.^  "Nathan [Whitney], s. David and Rebecca, [born] Sept. 10, 1769," according to Marquis Fayette King, comp., Publishments, marriages, births and deaths from the earlier records of Gorham, Maine (Portland, ME: Maine Genealogical Society, 1897).

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #32766083, Nathan Whitney.

3.^  "Nathan and Eunice Cottel, int. Mar. 3, 1796," according to Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Maine Historical Society, 1924).

4.^  Find A Grave memorial #101519812, Eunice "Emma" Cottle Whitney.


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