Family:Whitney, Nathaniel Gerry (1810-1887)

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Dea. Nathaniel Gerry8 Whitney (Joseph7, Nathaniel6, Nathaniel5, Nathaniel4, Nathaniel3, John2, John1), son of Joseph7 and Polly (Stockwell) Whitney, was born 4 Jul 1810, Grafton, MA,[1] and died 2 Dec 1887, Worceester, MA.[2]

He married firstly, 24 Dec 1833, Grafton, MA, Charlotte Thompson,[3] daughter of Elisha and Matilda (Richardson) Thompson. She was born 27 Oct 1810, Brookfield, MA, and died 24 Mar 1855, Newton, MA, aged 41 years, in child bed.[4]

He married secondly, 28 Aug 1855, Newton, MA, Anna Barnard (Peck) Hunt, daughter of Aaron and Mary (Barnard) Peck.[5] She was born Dec 1814, Providence, RI, and died 17 Apr 1898, Worcester, MA, aged 83 years 4 months 3 days, of bronchitis and old age.[6] She had married firstly, 3 May 1852, John B. Hunt.

He was made a deacon of the Grafton Baptist church 10 Feb 1859; was a farmer. He died in Worcester, and was buried in Grafton; resided Grafton and Worcester, MA.

Children of Nathaniel Gerry8 and Charlotte (Thompson) Whitney:

i. Luther Warren9 Whitney, b. 2 Oct 1834, Grafton, MA;[7] m. Ruth E. Tefft.
ii. George Thompson Whitney, b. 11 Oct 1838, Grafton, MA;[8] m.(1) Mary E. Putnam; m.(2) Mrs. Augusta P. (Aldrich) Kenyon.
iii. Charlotte Maria Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1843, Grafton, MA;[9] d. 28 Feb 1846, Grafton, MA, aged 2 years 4 months 9 days, of scarlet fever.[10]
iv. Harriett Maria Whitney, b. 9 Feb 1848, Grafton, MA;[11] d. 23 Aug 1848, Grafton, MA, aged 6 months, of disease of brain.[12]
v. Chandler Pratt Whitney, b. 15 Mar 1850, Newton, MA;[13] m. Imogene Osborn.
vi. Charlotte Matilda Whitney, b. 7 Mar 1855; d. 1930; "Lottie M." m. 9 Oct 1873, Worcester, James Madison Dunton, b. 21 Nov 1852, Holden, MA, son of Ezra H. and Lucy (-----) Dunton;[14] resided 28 Hawley St., Worcester. Children:
a. Grace Louise Dunton, b. 2 Jul 1877.

Notes

Charlotte's marriage record calls her father "George N." Whitney.

From Deborah Clarke:

Deacon Nathaniel Gerry Whitney, born 4 July 1810 in Grafton, Massachusetts, died 2 Dec 1887 in Worcester, Massachusetts. Buried in North Grafton [obituary].

Married first, by Rev. Ottis Converse, Charlotte Thompson, 24 Dec 1833. She died in Grafton 24 Dec 1855. Born about 1812.

Married second, by Rev. John Jennings, in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, 28 Aug 1855, Mrs. Anna Bernard Hunt.

I have newspaper clipping of death notice of Deacon Nathaniel Whitney, also a copy of a letter he wrote to his brother dated Feb. 6, 1858, also copies of deguerrotypes of Mrs. Anna Bernard Hunt and Charlotte Thompson, and Chandler Pratt Whitney (age 5).

Children of Charlotte Thompson and Nathaniel Gerry Whitney

1. Luther Warren Whitney born 2 Oct 1834 in Grafton Massachusetts. Death date unknown. Married Ruth E. Tefft, Civil War veteran, Company D, 22nd Regiment Infantry. Massachusetts [pension record Civil War].

2. George Thompson Whitney, Civil War veteran, born 11 Oct 1838 at Northbridge, Mass. Died aged 88. Married Mary E. Putman. [Civil War pension record, obituary] In 1879 became chief engineer at Worcester County House of Correction, post held for 26 years until retirement in 1915 [newspaper cutting about retirement and obituary].

3. Charlotte Maria Whitney, born in Grafton, 19 Oct 1843, died Feb 1844, aged 2 years 4 months and 9 days, scarlet fever.

4. Harriet Maria Whitney, born 9 Feb 1848 in Grafton, Massachusetts, died 23 Aug 1848 aged 6 months 14 days, disease of the brain.

5. Chandler Pratt Whitney, born 18 Mar 1850 at Newton Center, Massachusetts. Died in ----- on Monday Jan 24, year unknown. (possibilities 1910, 1916 and 1921. Married 18 Mar 1872 in Worcester, Massachusetts, Imogene August Osborn, daughter of John Osborn and Mary Elizabeth Newcomb [Marriage Certificate]. Separated. Obituary stuck in family bible -- Whitney, In this city, Jan 24, Chandler P. Whitney. Funeral service from the warerooms of E. A. Murray and son, 1514 Washington St. Wednesday Jan 26 at 2 p.m. Friends invited to be present.

6. Charlotte Matilda Whitney, born 7 Mar 1855 in Grafton, Massachusetts. Died 1930. Married James Madison Dunton, 9 Oct 1873.

Sources: family bible, Civil War pension records, Grafton Records, obituaries, marriage certificate for Chandler, plus family memories.

Census

484 529 Nathaniel Whitney 40 M - Steward Mass. Charlotte " 35 F - " Luther " 15 M - " Attended school George " 11 M - " Attended school Chandler " 6/12 M - " Mary Thompson 21 F - " Catheirne Robb 30 F - " Minny Deurply 17 F - Scotland Margarett Denny 18 F - Ireland Marshal Carret 26 M - Laborer " Benjamin Thomas 26 M - Student Theo. Sem. Mass. Samuel Bentley 30 M - " " " N.S. [9 more students at a theological seminary] Samuel Whitney 26 M - " " " Mass. [25 more students at a theological seminary]

147 228 Nathaniel G. Whitney 45 M - Farmer Mass. Luther M. " 20 M - Farmer " George T. " 16 M - Salesman " Chandler P. " 5 M - " Charlotte M. " 0 F - " Thomas Riley 26 M - Laborer Ireland James Murray 22 M - " " Richard McVeta 22 M - " " Catharine Hayes 23 F - " Jane Lynch 22 F - " Catharine Burk 21 F - " George D. Boardman 26 M - D.the. Student Mass. Thomas M. Crawley 28 M - " " C. Breton George M. Preston 25 M - " " Mass. Andrew Read 26 M - " " R.I. Samuel Richardson 40 M - " " Sydney C. B. Samson Talbot 27 M - " " Ill. William H. Walker 32 M - " " Mass. Thomas Womersley 38 M - " " " Joseph L. A. Fish 26 M - " " " George D. Henderson 24 M - " " N.H. Edward Humphrey 35 M - " " Mass. Daniel L. Litchfield 28 M - " " " B. F. Duncan Perry 21 M - " " S.C. Gideon Cole 33 M - " " Ms. Samuel Brooks 25 M - " " " Albion B. Clarke 26 M - " " Maine James A. " 27 M - " " D.C. Alexander M. Higgins 24 M - " " Ms. Julius E. Johnson 24 M - " " Conn. Howard M. Jones 21 M - " " R.I. Enos Monger 29 M - " " " Lucius E. Smith 35 M - " " Ms. Joseph C. Wightman 27 M - " " Conn. James P. Read 26 M - " " Vermont

979 1117 Nathanl. G. Whitney 50 M - Teamster $800 Massachusetts Anna B. " 45 F - Rhode Island Chandler P. " 10 M - Massachusetts Attended school Charlotte M. " 5 F - " Attended school Frederick Whitney 15 M - " Attended school 1118 Laura A. Goodrich 36 F - " Franklin " 11 M - " Attended school Alfred " 9 M - " Attended school Emma " 4 F - Connecticut Edward " 2 M - "

565 1171 Whitney, Nathaniel G. 60 M W Truckman Mass. Male citizen over 21 -----, Anna 54 F W Keeping house R.I. -----, Lottie M. 15 F W At School Mass. Attended school 1172 Freeman, Elisha 48 M W Lif Ins. Agent Nova Scotia Parents foreign born -----, Harriet M. 37 F W Keeping house Mass. -----, Otis A. 9 M W At School " Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Eunice W. 6 F W At School " Father foreign born, Attended school -----, Harriet J. 11/12 F W At home " Father foreign born, Born in Jun

Nathaniel G. WHITNEY 69 Self M M W MA Truck Man MA MA Anna B. WHITNEY 65 Wife F M W RI Keeping House RI NY James M. DUNTON 27 Oth M M W MA Clerk In Store MA MA Lottie M. DUNTON 25 Oth F M W MA At Home MA RI Grace L. DUNTON 2 Oth F S W MA MA MA

References

1.^  "Nathaniel Gerry [Whitney], s. Joseph and Polly, [born] July 4, 1810," according to Franklin P. Rice, ed., Vital Records of Grafton, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Worcester, MA: The Systematic History Fund, 1906).

2.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 384, page 575.

3.^  "Nathaniel G. [Whitney] and Charlotte Thompson, [married] Dec. 24, 1833," according to Grafton Vital Records.

4.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 94, page 98.

5.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 88, page 133.

6.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 483, page 846.

7.^  "Lucina Warren, d. Nathaniel G. and Charlotte, Oct. 2, 1834," according to Grafton Vital Records.

8.^  "George Thompson [Whitney], s. Nathaniel G. and Charlotte, [born] Oct. 11, 1838. Northbridge," according to Grafton Vital Records.

9.^  "Charlotte Maria [Whitney], d. Nathaniel G. and Charlotte, [born] Oct. 19, 1843," according to Grafton Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 5, page 193.

10.^  "Charlotte Maria [Whitney], d. Nathaniel G. and Charlotte, [died] Feb. 28, 1846, a. 2y. 4m. 9d. Scarlet Fever," according to Grafton Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 21, page 138.

11.^  "Harriet M. [Whitney], d. Nathaniel G. and Charlotte, [born] Feb. 9, 1848," according to Grafton Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 29, page 211.

12.^  "Harriet M. [Whitney], 2d d. Nathaniel G. and Charlotte T., [died] Aug. 23, 1848, a. 6m. 14d. G.S.3," also "_____ [Whitney], d. Nathaniel G. and Charlotte, [died] Aug. 23, 1848, a. 6m. 14d. Disease of brain," according to Grafton Vital Records. Also, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 41, page 275.

13.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 43, page 127.

14.^  "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," from original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004; volume 255, page 371.


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