Family:Whitney, Nathan Herbert (1842-1913)

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Nathan Herbert8 Whitney (Nathan7, David6, Samuel5, Benjamin4, Thomas3, Thomas2, John1), son of Nathan7 and Eliza (Stevens) Whitney, was born 27 Jun 1842, Bolton, MA, and died 8 Dec 1913, Framingham, MA, aged 71 years 10 months 11 days, of arteriosclerosis.[1]

He married firstly, 1 Aug 1865, Wilton, NH, Abbie Ninette Lovejoy, daughter of Moses and Lucy C. (Gray) Lovejoy. She was born 27 Jan 1845, Wilton, NH, and died 4 Feb 1875, Fitchburg, MA, aged 30 years, of consumption.[2]

He married secondly, 8 Feb 1897, Medford, MA, Mary Eudora Farnham, daughter of Samuel and Julia (Chaney) Farnham.[3] She was born Sep 1857, Woolwich, ME, and died 30 Mar 1909, Medford, MA, aged 51 years 6 months 3 days, of ulcer of stomach.[4] He was a bookkeeper and she a doctor.

He is superintendent and treasurer of the Gurney carriage factory, 17 Randolph St.; resided Boston, MA.

Children of Nathan Herbert8 and Abbie Ninette (Lovejoy) Whitney:

i. Harry Herbert9 Whitney, b. 17 Sep 1866, Fitchburg, MA;[5] d. 3 May 1930, South Sudbury, MA; m. 31 Jan 1894, Clinton, MA, Joanne E. Coffee, b. ca. 1871, Townsend, MA, dau. of John and Joanna (Sullivan) Coffey;[6] resided S. Framingham, MA. Children:
a. Hazel Gray10 Whitney, b. 28 Jun 1894, Framingham, MA.[7]
b. Hope Elizabeth Whitney, b. 9 Apr 1904, Sudbury, MA.[8]
c. Hilda Abby Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1909, Sudbury, MA.[9]
ii. Lucy Marian Abbie Whitney, b. 22 Mar 1868, Fitchburg, MA;[10] "Marion L. Whitney Purdy" d. 10 Aug 1900, Wilton, NH;[11] "Miriam L. A." m. 2 or 24 Oct 1887, Wilton, NH, Edmund M. Purdy;[12] resided Wilton, NH.
iii. Arthur Moses Whitney, b. 22 Nov 1870, Fitchburg, MA;[13] d. 2 Jan 1871, Fitchburg, MA.[14]

Children of Nathan Herbert8 and Mary Eudora (Farnham) Whitney:

i. Dorothea Farnham9 Whitney, b. 8 Feb 1899, Medford, MA.[15]

Census

768 880 William Cheever 66 M - Farrier $7000 $1000 Massachusetts Lovinia F. " 59 F - " Nathan H. Whitney 18 M - Farm Laborer " Charles B. Dudley 15 M - Massachusetts Eliza Conning 25 F - House Maid Ireland

420 544 Whitney, Nathan N. 28 M W Teacher of Writing $3000 $500 Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Addie N. 25 F W Keeping House New Hamp. -----, Harry H. 3 M W Mass. -----, Lucy M. A. 2 F W Mass.

Mari F. BREWSTER 49 Self F W W MA Keeping House MA MA Louise BREWSTER 18 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Kate BREWSTER 13 Dau F S W MA At School MA MA Baxter D. HYDE 27 Oth M S W MA Carpenter MA MA Frank CASWELL 23 Oth M S W CAN Contractor & Builder CAN CAN Hercules PERVILES 30 Oth M S W GREECE Machinist TURKEY GREECE Joel A. FOLSOM 24 Oth M W VT Machinist MA MA Nathan H. WHITNEY 38 Oth M S W MA Book Agent MA MA Catherine FINN 18 Oth F S W NH Servant IRE IRE

Moses LOVEJOY 72 Self M M W NH Farmer NH NH Lucy C. LOVEJOY 64 Wife F M W NH Keeping House NH NH Marion L. A. WHITNEY 12 GDau F S W MA At School MA NH

276 278 Whitney, Nathan H. Head W M Jan 1842 58 mar 4 Massachusetts Massachusetts Massachusetts Accountant, Rents house -----, Eudora M. Wife W F Sep 1857 42 mar 4 1ch 1liv Maine Maine Maine Physician -----, Dorothea F. Dau W F Feb 1899 1 sgl Massachusetts Massachusetts Maine Smith, Mary L. Srvt W F Sep 1882 18 sgl Canada Fr. Canada Fr. Canada Fr. Servant, Immig., 1900

  • 1900, son Harry not found.

References

  • Census records.

1.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1913/44, page 200, and voluem 1913/68, page 38.

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 276, page 367.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 461, page 291.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1909/66, page 26.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 188, page 175.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 443, page 161, and volume 444, page 415.

7.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 543, page 653.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 583, page 693.

9.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 440, page 173.

10.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 207, page 202.

11.^  New Hampshire, Vital Records, Death Index.

12.^  "Miriam L. A. Whitney (b. 1868, Fitchburg, Worcester, MA, d. of Nathan H. Whitney & Abby) & Edmund M. Purdy, m. 24 Oct 1887, Wilton, Hillsborough Co., NH," according to New Hampshire, Vital Records, Marriage Index.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 225, page 234.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 240, page 245.

15.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 485, page 516.


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