Family:Whitney, Nathan (s1787-1844)

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Nathan6 Whitney (Benjamin5, Daniel4, Henry3, John2, Henry1), son of Benjamin5 and Sarah (Ketcham) Whitney, was born say 1787, Warwick, NY, and died 1844, Madison, MI.

He married, Romulus, NY, Anna Caton, daughter of John Dunning and Deborah (Doble) Caton. She was born at Goshen, NY, and died Dec 1835, Romulus, NY.

Phoenix says the following:[1]

"Nathan Whitney, b. in Warwick, N. Y.; a farmer; married at Romulus, N. Y., Anna Caton, who was born at Goshen, N. Y., dau. of John Dunning and Deborah (Doble) Caton, of Romulus. He went to Madison, Mich., where he died, in 1844, and was buried. She died in Romulus, in Dec. 1835."

Children of Nathan6 and Anna (Caton) Whitney:

i. William Canfield Whitney, b. 31 Jan 1808, Romulus, NY; d. 1843, Barre, NY.
ii. Anson Shay Whitney, b. 18 Oct 1809, Romulus, NY; m. Mary Jane McMurphy.
iii. Elizabeth Whitney, b. 1811, Romulus, NY; d. after 1875.
iv. George Haight Whitney, b. Romulus, NY; d. Spottsylvania, VA.
v. Rosetta Whitney, b. Romulus, NY; d. in MI.
vi. Edward T. Whitney, b. 7 Feb 1820, Romulus, NY; m. Jane M. Jackson.


  • 1810: not found.
  • 1820, Romulus, Seneca Co., NY: Nathan Whitney, 1 male 26-44, 2 males 0-9, 1 female 26-44, 1 female 16-15, and 1 female 0-9; 1 engaged in agriculture.
  • 1830: not found.
  • 1840: not found.


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