Family:Whitney, Nathaniel B. (1806-1867)

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Nathaniel B.8 Whitney (Jonathan7, Jonathan6, Joseph5, Benjamin4, Joseph3, John2, John1), son of Jonathan7 and Lucy (Parks) Whitney,[1] was born 27 Jan 1806, Watertown, MA,[2] and died 14 Aug 1867, Westford, MA, age 62, farmer.[3] He was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford, MA.

Marriage intentions were published 5 May 1827, Quincy, MA, for him and "Miss" Susanah Edwards.[4] He married, 23 Sep 1827, Quincy, MA, Susan G. Edwards,[5] daughter of Rice and Susanna (Gourley) Edwards.[6] She was born 23 Jun 1810, Dorchester, MA,[7] and died 15 May 1881, Westford, MA, aged 74 years, of brochitis and asthma.[8]

Children of Nathaniel8 and Susan (Edwards) Whitney, all born Westford, MA:

i. George W.9 Whitney, b. ca. 1829; d. 30 Jun 1856.
ii. Nathaniel F. Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1830;[9] m.(1) Sarah G. Messer; m.(2) Phoebe C. (Boston) Hanson.
iii. Susan E[dwards] Whitney, b. 11 Feb 1833,[10] Westford, MA; d. 1883 [Pierce] or 15 Oct 1907, Chelmsford, MA, aged 74 years 8 months 4 days, of myocarditis;[11] m. 5 Sep 1852, Westford, MA, Isaac Whitcher Green, b. ca. 1832, Johnsbury, VT, son of Samuel and Adaline (-----) Green.[12]
iv. John Henry Whitney, b. 7 Apr 1835;[13] m. Margaret Connely.
v. Charlotte E. Whitney, b. Sep 1837; d. 29 Jan 1841; bur. Fairview Cemetery, Westford, MA.
vi. William M. Whitney, b. 27 Nov 1839;[14] m.(1) Amanda F. Hodgson; m.(2) Annie M. Earle.
vii. Charlotte E. Whitney, b. 27 Apr 1842;[15] m. 24 Jun 1860, Westford, MA [also recorded Lowell, MA], John A. Taylor, b. ca. 1833, China, ME, son of James & Elizabeth (-----) Taylor.[16]
viii. Mary B. Whitney, b. 21 Jun 1844,[17] Boston, MA; d. 30 Jan 1890, Westford, MA, aged 45 years 7 months 9 days, of pneumonia;[18] m. 8 May 1869, Boston, MA, Charles A. Adams, b. ca. 1844, Boston, MA, son of Samuel D. and Mary E. (-----) Adams.[19]
ix. Sarah F. Whitney, b. 21 Feb 1847;[20] d. Mar 1937; m. 13 Jul 1868, Westford [also recorded Shirley], MA, Ai Bicknell, b. ca. 1843, Westford, MA, son of Ira and Martha (-----) Bicknell.[21]
x. Sidney Drinkwater Whitney, b. 12 May 1849;[22] Eliza Violet (Burnham) Andrews.
xi. Julian Whitney, b. 19 Mar 1852;[23] m. Susan Gray.
xii. George W. Whitney, b. 6 May 1856;[24] m. Mary Emma Read.

Census

247 283 Nathaniel Whitney 48 M - Laborer Mass. Susan " 44 F - " Nathaniel " Jr. 19 M - Laborer " Susan E. " 18 F - " Henry " 16 M - Laborer " Attended school Wm. " 11 M - " Attended school Charlotte " 8 F - " Attended school Mary " 6 F - " Attended school Sarah " 4 F - " Attended school Sydney " 1 M - " 284 Luther H. Presher 31 M - Painter " Mary " 30 F - " Mary F. " 3 F - " Georgianna " 1/12 F - "

16 16 Nathaniel R. Whitney 50 M - Farmer Mass. Susan Whitney 44 F - Mass. Geo. W. Whitney 26 M - Farmer Mass. Henry Whitney 19 M - Mass. William Whitney 15 M - Mass. Charlotte E. Whitney 14 F - Mass. Mary B. Whitney 11 F - Mass. Sarah F. Whitney 8 F - Mass. Sydney D. Whitney 6 M - Mass. Julian Whitney 38m M - Mass. Susannah Edwards 79 F - Mass.

79 86 Nathaniel Whitney 56 M - Farmer $1000 $500 Mass. Susan " 49 F - " Mary " 16 F - " Sarah " 13 F - " Attended school Sidney " 12 M - " Attended school Julian " 10 M - " Attended school George " 4 M - " Attended school Susan Edwards 85 F - "

68 72 Nathaniel Whitney 61 M - Massachusetts M Farmer - - 1 1 - Susan Whitney 54 F - Massachusetts M - - - - - Charlotte E. Taylor 23 F - Massachusetts M - - - - - Mary B. Whitney 21 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Sarah Whitney 19 F - Massachusetts S - - - - - Sidney D. Whitney 17 M - Massachusetts S Farmer - - - - - Julian Whitney 15 M - Massachusetts S Farmer - - - - - George W. Whitney 9 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Ambrose H. Taylor 4 M - Massachusetts S - - - - - Charles E. Taylor 3 M - Massachusetts S - - - - -

51 58 Sarepta W. Gilson 55 F - Henniker, N.H. W Boarding House Keeper - - - - - Nathaniel S. Gilson 9 M - Groton, Mass. S - - - - - George Blodgett 38 M - Westford, Mass. S Machinist - - - - - David Moran 28 M - Ireland S Machinist - - - - - Patrick Curley 28 M - " S Machinist - - - - - Hannah Lancaster 23 F - Scotland W Operative - - - - - Lizzie Hunter 22 F - Thompsonville, Ct. S " - - - - - Sarah Garland 25 F - Ireland S " - - - - - Ann Debrady 23 F - " S " - - - - - Catherine Debrady 20 F - " S " - - - - - Sarah Harris 19 F - England S " - - - - - Sarah Whitney 19 F - Westford, Mass. S " - - - - -

201 233 Whitney, Susan 59 F W Keeps House $900 $300 Mass. -----, Sydney D. 21 M W Farmer " Male citizen over 21 -----, Julian 18 M W Works on Farm " Attends school -----, George 14 M W Attends School " Attends school

41 42 Whitney, Susan G. W F 68 wid Keeping House Mass. R.I.(?) Mass. Julian W M 25 Son sgl Works on Farm Mass. Mass. Mass. George W. W M 23 Son mar in year Works on Farm Mass. Mass. Mass. M. Emma W F 23 DauL mar in year Maine Maine Maine

References

1.^  His parentage is proven by his death record.

2.^  Find A Grave memorial #66841600 - Nathaniel Whitney.

3.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004. Vol. 203, Page 207.

4.^  "Nathaniel B. Whitney and Miss Susannah Edwards, both of Quincy, int. 5 May 1827," according to Quincy vital records.

5.^  "Nathaniel Whitney and Miss Susanah Edwards, m. 23 Sep 1827," according to Quincy vital records.

6.^  Her parentage is from her death record, and is supported by the 1860 census, in which her mother is living in the family.

7.^  The date and place are from the L.D.S. International Genealogical Index, with the place confirmed by some of her children's birth records.

8.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004. Vol. 329, Page 216.

9.^  "Nathaniel F. [Whitney], s. Nathaniel and Susan, [born] Sept 26, 1830," according to Vital Records of Westford, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1915).

10.^  "Susan E. [Whitney], d. Nathaniel and Susan, [born] Feb. 11, 1833," according to Westford Vital Records.

11.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 1907/30 (Death), page 93.

12.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 61, page 161.

13.^  "John H. [Whitney], s. Nathaniel and Susan, [born] Apr. 7, 1835," according to Westford Vital Records.

14.^  "William [Whitney], s. Nathaniel and Susan, [born] Nov. 27, 1839," according to Westford Vital Records.

15.^  "Charlotte E. [Whitney], d. Nath[aniel] and Susan, [born] Apr. 27, 1842" according to Westford 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 136, pages 175 and 108.

17.^  "Mary B. [Whitney], d. Nathaniel and Susan, [born] June 21, 1844," according to Westford Vital Records.

18.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 410, page 308.

19.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 219, page 47.

20.^  "Sarah F. [Whitney], d. Nathaniel, laborer, and Susan, [born] Feb. 21, 1847 [1846 dup.]," according to Westford Vital Records.

21.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 209, pages 205 and 236.

22.^  "Sidney D. [Whitney], s. Nathaniel, farmer, b. Watertown and Susan, b. Dorchester, May 12, 1849," according to Westford Vital Records.

23.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 64, page 162.

24.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 97, page 231.


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