Family:Whitney, Nathan (s1787-1844)
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:
- "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.
- All data imported from Stephen Whitney Phoenix, The Whitney family of Connecticut, and its affiliations; being an attempt to trace the descendants, as well in the female as the male lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878; to which is prefixed some account of the Whitneys of England. (New York : Priv. Print. [Bradford Press] 1878), p. 184 and pp. 502-503.