Family:Whitney, Nathan (1793-b1855)

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Nathan7 Whitney (Salmon6, Jonas5, Jonas4, Moses3, Richard2, John1), son of Salmon6 and Hepsabeth (Raymond) Whitney, was born 1 Aug 1793, Harvard, MA,[1] died before 1855 [but death record not found in MA].

He married, 23 May 1816, Harvard, MA, Nancy Farwell[2], daughter of Edmund and Mary (Russell) Farwell. She was born about 1792, Harvard, MA, and died 30 Mar 1871, Chicopee, MA, aged 78 years, of a fall.[3]

He resided Harvard and Chicopee, MA.

Children of Nathan7 and Nancy (Farwell) Whitney:

i. Nathan8 Whitney, b. 3 Nov 1816, Harvard, MA;[4] m. Nancy Augusta Hay.
ii. Nancy Lavina Whitney, b. 23 Aug 1818, Harvard, MA;[5] dead; not in family in 1850; no record of marriage or death found.
iii. Newton Whitney, b. 26 Jul 1820, Harvard, MA;[6] m.(1) Mary Preble White; m.(2) Mary L. Hayward.
iv. Angelina Whitney, b. 15 Apr 1822, Harvard, MA;[7] d. 21 Nov 1903, Holyoke, MA, aged 82 years 7 months 6 days, of paresis; unmarried;[8] resided Chicopee.
v. Julianna Whitney, b. 13 Nov 1824, Harvard, MA;[9] d. 7 Nov 1907, Holyoke, MA, aged 84 years, of cerbral apoplexy;[10] m. 18 Apr 1876, Chicopee or West Springfield, MA, or 4 Apr 1876, Holyoke, MA, as his third wife, David Eckert of West Springfield, b. ca. 1815, New York, NY, son of Philip P. and Rachael (-----) Eckert;[11] resided West Springfield and Chicopee, MA.
vi. Edwin Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1826, Harvard, MA;[12] m. Rhoda M. Wait.
vii. Melissa Alvira Whitney, b. 10 Mar 1829, Harvard, MA;[13] m. (int. -- Sep 1847, Hallowell, ME) 17 Sep 1847, Springfield, MA, or 17 Oct 1847, Cabotville, MA, Hiram H. Goff of Hallowell, ME;[14] a dau. is Mrs. Mary Melissa McCann; resided Fall River, MA.
viii. Mary Farwell Whitney, b. 4 Jan 1832, Harvard, MA;[15] m. 10 Feb 1853, Chicopee, MA, James P. Haskell;[16] and left one son, James Haskell.
ix. Serena A. Whitney, b. 22 Aug 1834, Harvard, MA;[17] bapt. 4 Jan 1835, Harvard, MA;[18] d. 4 Oct 1835, Harvard, MA, aged 13 months 13 days.[19]

Census

  • 1820: not found.
  • 1830, Harvard, Worcester Co., MA: Nathan Whitney, 1 male 30-39, 1 male 10-14, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 0-4, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 10-14, 2 females 5-9, 1 female 0-4.
  • 1840, Springfield, Hampden Co., MA: Nathan Whitney, 1 male 20-29, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 10-14, 1 female 40-49, 2 females 20-29, 3 females 15-19, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 5-9; 1 in engaged agriculture, 6 in manufacture or trades. This appears to be the correct family, despite the omission of a person of Nathan's age.
  • 1850, Chicopee, Hampden Co., MA:

2718 2955 Nathan Whitney 52 M - Ston Mason $1000 N.H. Nancy " 50 F - " Newton " 30 M - Carder " Angeline " 27 F - " Julia " 26 F - " Edwin " 24 M - " " Mary " 20 F - " Rhoda M. " 22 F - N.Y. Masena " 1 F - Mass. Huldah St. John 23 F - N.Y.

715 904 Nathan Whitney 35 M - Farmer Mass. Nancy " 69 F - " Masena B. " 9 M - " Michael Johnson 14 M - Ireland

151 193 Ellen W. Read 32 F - New York Stephen W. " 11 M - " Mary E. " 9 F - Pennsylvania Ellen W. " 8 F - " Hancy M. Burrill 21 F - Rhode Island Julia Whitney 28 F - Massachusetts Ann " 30 F - " Horace Mallory 28 M - Farming New Hampshire Lucina " 24 F - Vermont Adaline " 19 F - Massachusetts Mary Moore 15 F - " Maryanna Currier 18 F - Vermont Eveline Knox 21 F - Massachusetts Mary Shaw 17 F - "

These are his daughters Angelina and Julianna.

138 175 William Hodgdon 29 M - Overseer Vermont Nancy " 24 F - Maine 176 Edwin Whitney 29 M - Overseer Massachusetts Mahala " 27 F - New York Ann " 32 F - Massachusetts Julia " 30 F - "

These are his daughters Angelina and Julianna living with his son Edwin and wife.

939 1010 Edwin Butler 43 M - Teamster - $100 Mass. Elizabeth " 46 F - Vt. Maria S. " 16 F - Dress Maker Mass. Ellen C. " 13 F - Do Harvey T. " 11 M - Do Harriet B. " 11 F - Do Mary B. " 8 F - Do Lois Bowers 33 F - Weaver Do Octavia Farnum 25 F - Works in C. Mill Do Angeline Whitney 37 F - Do Do Do Julia Chapman 23 F - Weaver Do Hester Davis 23 F - Works in C. Mill Maine Sarah " 18 F - Do Do Do Annette Goodwin 18 F- Do Do Mass.

138 140 Newton Whitney 44 M - Mass. M Farmer - - 1 1 - Masend Whitney 16 M - " S " - - - - - Nancy Whitney 70 F - " W Housekeeper - - - - -

184 296 Charles Smith 38 M - Mass. M Machinist - - 1 1 - Rosa S. " 31 F - " M - - - - - Mary B. " 9 F - " S - - - - - 297 Mary Walter 34 F - N.Y. M Dresses - - - - - Anna " 13 F - Mass. S - - - - - Medora " 14 F - Con. S - - - - - Susan Hunt 28 F - Mass. S Operative - - - - - Ida Hunt 16 F - Vt. S " - - - - - Jennie Hunt 6 F - Mass. S - - - - - Julia Ann Whitney 40 F - Mass. S Weaver - - - - - Angline " 42 F - " S " - - - - -

914 1792 Whitney, Newton 48 M W Farmer Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Mary L. 25 F W Keeping house Canada Mother foreign born -----, Leanora 4 F W New York Mother foreign born -----, Charles 1 M W Mass. Mother foreign born -----, Nancy 78 F W No occupation " Clark, George 15 M W Laborer " Attended school

412 1014 Wellington, Thos. K. 69 M W Deputy Sheriff $2000 $4000 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Philotha 47 F W Keeping house New Hampshire -----, Henry C. 18 M W Book Keeper Mass. -----, Frank T. 16 M W Attends school " Attended school Whitney, Angeline 45 F W Doing house work "

Boarding House 92 121 Kelton, Irene J. 40 F W Boarding house keeper $350 New Hampshire ... Whitney, Julia 42 F W Works in Cotton Mill Mass. ...

Edwin WHITNEY 53 Self M M W MA Express Man To Springfield MA MA Rhoda WHITNEY 52 Wife F M W NY Keeping House MA VT ... L. WHITNEY 24 Dau F S W MA Works In Paper Mill MA NY Clara WHITNEY 21 Dau F S W MA Works In Paper Mill MA NY Irving WHITNEY 19 Son M S W MA Carpenter MA NY Fred WHITNEY 17 Son M S W MA Student MA NY Rose WHITNEY 12 Dau F S W MA At School MA NY Harvey H. WHITNEY 9 Son M S W MA At School MA NY Ann WHITNEY 57 Sis F S W MA Nursing MA MA

"Ann" was apparently Angelina.

163 189 Eckert, Julia A. Head W F Nov 1824 75 wid Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Rents house Whitney, Angelina Sist W F Apr 1822 78 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts 190 Merril, Malvina Head W F Jul 1856 43 mar 29 3ch 1liv Canada Fr. Canada Fr. Canada Fr. Rents house, Immig. 1875

References

1.^  "Nathan [Whitney], s. of Salmon and Hephsebeth, [born] Aug. 1, 1793," according to Thomas W. Baldwin, ed., Vital Records of Harvard, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: Wright & Potter Printing Co., 1917).

2.^  "Nathan [Whitney] and Nancy Farwell, [married] May 23, 1816," according to Harvard Vital Records.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 239, pages 8 and 21.

4.^  "Nathan [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Nov. 3, 1816," according to Harvard Vital Records.

5.^  "Nancy Levina [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Aug. 23, 1818 (1819 dup.)," according to Harvard Vital Records.

6.^  "Newton [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] July 22, 1820," according to Harvard Vital Records.

7.^  "Angelina [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Apr. 15, 1822," according to Harvard Vital Records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1903/27 (death), page 97.

9.^  "Julianna [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Nov. 13, 1824," according to Harvard Vital Records.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/51 (death), page 482.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 280, pages 321, 329, and 372.

12.^  "Edwin [Whitney], s. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Aug. 22, 1826," according to Harvard Vital Records.

13.^  "Melissa Alvira [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Mar. 10, 1829," according to Harvard Vital Records.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 30, page 162. Also, "Melissey [Whitney] of Springfield, Mass. and Hiram H. Goff, int. Sept. --, 1847. [m. Oct. 17, in Cabotville, Mass., P.R.1]," according to Hall, Mabel Goodwin, comp., Vital records of Hallowell, Maine, to the year 1892 (Auburn, ME: Maine Historical Society, 1924).

15.^  "Mary Farwell [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Jan. 4, 1832," according to Harvard Vital Records.

16.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 69, page 364.

17.^  "Syrena Adelia [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Nancy, [born] Aug. 22, 1834," according to Harvard Vital Records.

18.^  "Cyrene Adelia [Whitney], inf. d. of Nathan and Nancy, bp. Jan. 4, 1835," according to Harvard Vital Records.

19.^  "Cyrene Adelia [Whitney], d. of Nathan and Nancy (in Lowell, C.R. 2), [died] Oct. 6, 1835, a. 13 m. 13 d. G.R.1," according to Harvard Vital Records.


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