Family:Whitney, Nathan (1786-1823)

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Nathan7 Whitney (Abijah6, Joseph5, John4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Abijah6 and Lydia (Stearns) Whitney, was born 30 Apr 1786, Weston, MA, was baptized 7 May 1786, Weston, MA,[1] and died 11 Jun 1823, Weston, MA,[2] or 14 Jun 1823, Concord, MA, aged 37 years.[3]

He married, 26 Jul 1807, Waltham, MA, Martha Stearns,[4] daughter of Ishmael and Mercy (Jenkinson) Stearns. She was born 24 Aug 1791,[5] Waltham, MA, and died 30 Aug 1855, Lincoln, MA, aged 64 years, of phthisis pulmomalis.[6]

He was a cordwainer; resided Waltham, Lincoln, and Concord, Massachusetts.

Children of Nathan7 and Martha (Stearns) Whitney:

i. Nathan8 Whitney, b. 1 Mar 1808, Waltham, MA, or Lincoln, MA;[7] m. Lydia Viles.
ii. Martha Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1809, Lincoln, MA;[8] d. 20 Apr 1850,[9] Boston, MA; m. (int. 7 May 1832, Lincoln, MA[10]) 10 May 1832, Benjamin F. Cheeney. He was b. 17 Jan 1810; d. 19 Jan 1892; was a shoemaker by trade, but followed agricultural pursuits. Children:
a. Martha S. Cheeney, b. 9 Apr 1833; m. 11 Dec 1860, John F. Downing; Somerville, MA.
b. Susan A. Cheeney, b. 6 Dec 1834; d. 8 Jul 1857.
c. Franklin E. Cheeney, b. 8 May 1837; d. 8 Oct 1845.
d. Rev. Nathan G. Cheeney, b. 29 Sep 1840; m. Elizabeth McLaughlin; present address, New Rochelle, NY.
e. Joseph A. Cheeney, b. 19 Aug 1842; d. 20 Feb 1844.
f. Henry E. Cheeney, b. 1 Jul 1845; d. 17 Jan 1865.
g. William A. Cheeney, b. 18 Feb 1848; m. Annie Skinner; present address, Los Angeles, CA.
iii. Joseph Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1811, Lincoln, MA;[11] m. Ann Cook.
iv. Mercy Maria Whitney, b. 16 May 1813, Lincoln, MA;[12] d. 30 Mar 1904, Newton, MA, aged 90 years 10 months 14 days, of senile dementia;[13] bur. Mount Auburn Cemetery, Watertown, MA; m. Samuel Parks Whitman;[14] resided Newton.
v. Elisha Edwin, b. 19 Oct 1814 (twin), Lincoln, MA;[15] d. 20 Nov 1814, Lincoln, MA, aged 33 days.[16]
vi. William Stearns Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1814 (twin), Lincoln, MA;[17] m. Sarah Wheeler.
vii. Louisa Ann Whitney, b. 17 Jul 1816, Lincoln, MA;[18] d. 20 Jun 1861, Boston, MA, aged 45 years, of pleurisy;[19] m. (int. 28 Nov 1833, Lincoln, MA) 1834, Lincoln, MA, Austin Gove.[20] Children:
a. Wesley A. Gove, b. 9 Sep 1834; m. Mary J. Kelley; resided East Boston, MA.
b. Martha J. Gove, b. 1836; m. 1853, Alden L. Kincaid.
c. William S. Gove, b. 1843; d. 1865.
d. Maria L. Gove, b. 1854; m. 1868, George L. Warren.
viii. Mary Jane Whitney, b. 28 May 1818, Lincoln, MA;[21] d. 4 Aug 1850; m. 4 Oct 1840, Lincoln, MA, Aaron Richards Gay "of Boston";[22] b. 9 Oct 1815, Roxbury, MA, d. 7 Apr 1859, Newton, MA. Children:
a. Aaron Francis Gay, b. 15 Oct 1841, Boston; m. 2 Oct 1866, Mary L. Loud, dau. Rev. Henry M. Loud, of Medford, MA; d. 2 Feb 1884, Ann Arbor, MI.
b. Edwin Whitney Gay, b. 7 Jan 1845, Boston; m.(1) 19 Jan 1871, Henrietta D. Ricker; m.(2) 14 Jun 1864, Maria M. Ricker; both daus. of James Ricker, of Newton, MA; resided Newton, MA.
c. Melvin Richards Gay, b. 21 Sep 1847, Boston; m. June 10, 1876, Newburyport, MA, Mary L. Pellette, dau. of William Pellette, of Oscoda, MI; treas. Knoxville C. G. & L. R. R., Knoxville, TN; resided Ypsilanti, MI.
d. Albert Newman Gay, b. 1 Jun 1850, Newton, MA; died 26 Mar 1851.
ix. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 12 Feb 1820, Lincoln, MA;[23] d. 20 Nov 1820, Lincoln, MA, aged 9 months.[24]
x. Charles Henry Whitney, b. 9 Oct 1821;[25] m. Eliza W. Brigham.

Census

73 75 Charles H. Whitney 28 M - Farmer $1500 Mass. Eliza W. " 23 F - " Louis H. " 5 F - " Attended school John B. " 2 M - " Martha " 60 F - "

16 21 Charles H. Whitney 34 M - Farmer Massachusetts Eliza Whitney 29 F - do Lewis H. Whitney 10 M - do John B. Whitney 7 M - do Mary J. Whitney 4 F - do Martha Whitney 64 F - do Charles Coyle 23 M - Laborer Scotland

References

1.^  "Nathan [Whitney], s. Abijah and Lydia, b. Apr. 30, bap. May 7, 1786," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), page 505.

2.^  "Nathan [Whitney], [died] June 11, 1822, a. 37y.," according to Weston Vital Records, page 377.

3.^  "Nathan [Whitney], belonging to Weston, [died] 14 Jun 1823, a. 37y. (church record)," according to Town of Concord, Concord, Massachusetts. Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1635-1850 (Boston, MA: Todd, 1895), p. 427.

4.^  "Nathan [Whitney] and Martha Stearns, [marriage] July 26, 1807," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).

5.^  "Martha [-----] [Whitney], w. Nathan, [born] _ [1791]. G.R.2," according to Vital Records of Lincoln, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908).

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 94, page 69.

7.^  "Nathan [Whitney], s. Nathan and Martha, [born] Mar. 1, 1808," according to Waltham Vital Records. Also, "Nathan [Whitney], s. Nathan [and] Marthy, [born] Mar. 1, 1808," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

8.^  "Martha [Whitney], d. Nathan and Marthy, [born] Nov. 27, 1809," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

9.^  "Martha [Whitney], w. Benjamin Cheney, (1809-1850)," according to Mary Frances Peirce, Town of Weston. Births, Deaths and Marriages, 1707-1850. 1703--Gravestones--1900. Church Records, 1709-1825. Appendix and Addenda, Cent Society, Gleanings from the Town Files, Bits of Genealogy, Error, Indexes, &c. (Boston, MA: McIncloe Bros., Printers, 1901), page 342.

10.^  "Martha [Whitney] and Benjamin F. Cheeney, int. May 7, 1832," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

11.^  "Joseph [Whitney], s. Nathan [and Marthy], [born] Sept. 28, 1811," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

12.^  "Mercy Maria [Whitney], d. Nathan and Marthy, [born] May 16, 1813," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1904/72 (Death), page 477.

14.^  "Mercy Maria [Whitney] and Samuel Parks Whitman, [married] May 29, 1831," according to Vital Records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1904).

15.^  "Elisha Edwin [Whitney], [twin] s. Nathan and Marthy, [born] Oct. 19, 1814," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

16.^  "Elisha Edwin [Whitney] [twin s. Nathan and Marthy], [died] Nov. 20, 1814. [ch. Nathan and Martha, a. 33d., G.R.1.]," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

17.^  "William S. [Whitney], [twin] s. Nathan and Marthy, [born] Oct. 19, 1814," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

18.^  "Louisa Ann [Whitney], d. Nathan an[d] Martha, [born] July 17, 1816," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 149, page 90.

20.^  "Lauisa [int. Louiza] Ann [Whitney] and Austin Gove of Boston, [married] 1834 [int. Nov. 28, 1833]," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

21.^  "Mary Jane [Whitney], d. Nathan and Martha, [born] May 28, 1818," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

22.^  "Mary Jane [Whitney] and Aaron Richards Gay of Boston, [married] Oct. 4, 1840," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

23.^  "Charles Henry [Whitney], s. Nathan and Martha, [born] Feb. 12, 1820," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

24.^  "Charles Henry [Whitney], s. Nathan and Martha, [died] Nov. 20, 1820. [a. 9m., G.R.1]," according to Lincoln Vital Records.

25.^  "Charles H. [Whitney] [h. Eliza], [born] Oct. 9, 1821. G.R.2. [Charles Henry [h. Eliza (Brigham)], P.R.15.]," according to Lincoln Vital Records.


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