Family:Whitney, Nathan (1838-1897)

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Nathan8 Whitney (Nathan7, Nathan6, David5, Nathan4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Nathan7 and Ann Mary (Hensel) Whitney, was born 8 May 1838, OH, and died 15 Mar 1897, Peoria, Franklin Co., KS.

He married 03 31 1866, Peoria, Franklin Co., KS, Martha Ellen Durham, daughter of Thomas Stembridge and Nancy (Pierce) Durham. She was born 19 May 1850, Industry, McDonald Co., IL, and died 27 Oct 1920, Salina, Franklin Co., KS.

Nathan Whitney was a Civil War veteran. He and his widow received pensions from the U.S. government. They resided in Peoria, KS, where they were farmers.

Children of Nathan8 and Martha Ellen (Durham) Whitney:

i. Charles Franklin9 Whitney, b. 12 May 1870, Peoria, KS; d. 7 Nov 1886, Peoria, KS; buried Howard Cemetery, Peoria, KS.
ii. Nancy Ellen Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1872, Peoria, KS; m. Wesley Newton Mace.
iii. Dennis Valentine Whitney, b. 14 Feb 1875, Peoria, KS.
iv. Mary Elizabeth Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1877, Peoria, KS; m. Jason Evans.
v. Rhoda Ann Whitney, b. 28 Oct 1879, Peoria, KS; m. Charles Myers.
vi. Lenora B. Whitney, b. 1883, Peoria, KS, d. 1888, Peoria, KS; buried Howard Cemetery, Peoria, KS.
vii. Eliza Maude Whitney, b. 1886, Peoria, KS, d. 1892, Peoria, KS; buried Howard Cemetery, Peoria, KS
viii. Laura Ethel Whitney, b. 11 May 1890, Peoria, KS; m. Loay "Brig" Taggart.
ix. William Grant , b. 14 Feb 1893, Peoria, KS.

Census

Nathan WHITNEY 45 Self M M W OH Farmer ME VA Martha E. WHITNEY 30 Wife F M W IL Keeping House TN NC Charles F. WHITNEY 10 Son M S W KS At School OH IL Nancy E. WHITNEY 8 Dau F S W KS OH IL Dennis V. WHITNEY 5 Son M S W KS OH IL Mary E. WHITNEY 2 Dau F S W KS OH IL Rhoda A. WHITNEY 7M Dau F S W KS OH IL

References

Civil War Pension File, Nathan Whitney; Widow: Martha E. Whitney; Invalid Applic. # 624542 Cert. # 639709; Widow Applic. # 651954 Cert. # 458674; National Archives Building, Washington, DC.


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