Family:Whitney, Nathan (1761-1838)

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Nathan6 Whitney (Jonathan5, Jonathan4, Jonathan3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Jonathan5 and Esther (Parkhurst) Whitney, was born 18 Oct 1761, Conway, MA,[1] and died 19 Apr 1838, Seneca Castle, NY.

Intentions of marriage were published 18 Oct 1780, Conway, MA, for him and Olive6 Whitney, "both of Conway".[2] He married firstly, 1 Nov 1780, Conway, MA, Olive6 Whitney, dau. of Lieut. Jesse5 and Mary (Cheney) Whitney. She was born 19 Feb 1758, and died 17 Nov 1829, Seneca Castle, NY.

He married secondly, after 1829, Thankful (Paine) Caldwell, daughter of Nathan and Lillis/Zellis (Winsor) Paine. She was born 4 Oct 1780, Glocester, RI, and died 11 Nov 1864, Seneca, NY. She had married firstly, Daniel Colwell (1778-1823).

He was born in Conway, MA, where he resided until 1792, when he emigrated to Seneca Castle, NY, where he was one of the first pioneers. Nearly all of his children were noted for their longevity. He was a farmer. He resided Seneca Castle, NY.

Children of Nathan6 and Olive6 (Whitney) Whitney:

i. Luther7 Whitney, b. 20 Aug 1782; m.(1) Hannah Witter; m.(2) Hannah L. Smalley.
ii. (child) Whitney, stillborn 12 Mar 1784, Conway, MA.[3]
iii. Theodore Whitney, b. 4 Mar 1785; d. 29 Jun 1792; killed by a falling tree.
iv. Otis Whitney, b. 19 Oct 1786; m. Betsey Hawley.
v. Polly Whitney, b. 19 Sep 1788; d. 7 Mar 1823; m. 31 Aug 1806, Seth Whitmore. He was b. 17 Mar 1783, Conway, MA; d. 27 Aug 1869. Children:
a. Electa Ann Whitmore, b. 15 Aug 1807; d. 16 Aug 1816.
b. Mary Adaline Whitmore, b. 31 Aug 1809; d. 18 Oct 1835.
c. William Wallace Whitmore, b. 13 Oct 1811; m.(1) Sarah A. Mead, m.(2) Harriett E. Bushnell, m.(3) Mary A. Gardner.
d. Seth Hayden Whitmore, b. 25 Dec 1813; d. 5 May 1873.
e. Lois Augusta Whitmore, b. 28 Jul 1816; d. 26 Feb 1823.
f. Nathan Whitney Whitmore, b. 10 Mar 1819; d. 15 Sep 1843
g. Gilman Hurlburt Whitmore, b. 4 Apr 1821; d. 18 Jul 1830.
vi. Nathan Whitney, b. 22 Jan 1791; m. Sarah Gray.
vii. Jonathan Whitney, b. 3 Sep 1793; m. Betsey -----.
viii. Cheeney Whitney, b. 21 Apr 1795; m. Olive Colwell.
ix. Olive Whitney, b. 28 Sep 1797; d. 15 Jan 1821; married Simeon Van Aukin.
x. Julia Ann Whitney, b. 17 Dec 1799; d. 28 Apr 1824; m. Dr. Sartwell.

Census

13 13 Cheeny Whitney 55 M - Farmer $7600 N.Y. Olive do 49 F - " Sidney do 25 M - do " Married in year Byron do 20 " - " " Attended school Cheeny do Jr. 14 " - " Attended school S. B. do 21 F - " Elvira C. do 16 " - " Attended school Thankfull do 69 " - N.J. Henry Duboison 26 M - Farmer Switzerland

[80] Frame $800 80 William Colwell 37 M - - Ontario 1 - 37 Saw Miller 1 - - - - 1 - Mary Colwell 34 F - Wife Mass. 1 - 12 - - - - - - - - Thankfull Whitney 74 F - Moth R.I. - W 54 - - - - - - - - Sally Sterns 72 F - Aunt Mass. - W 25 - - - - - - - -

1225 1229 William G. Colwell 42 M - Runs Saw Mill $2500 $500 New York Mary A. " 39 F - Massachusetts Thankful Whitney 79 F - Rhode Island Sally Stearns 77 F - Massachusetts

References

1.^  "Nathan [Whitney], ch. Jonathan and Esther, [born] Oct. 18, 1761," according to Vital Records of Conway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1943).

2.^  "Nathan [Whitney] and Olive Whitney, both of C., int. [Oct. 18] 1780," according to Conway Vital Records.

3.^  "_____ [Whitney], ch. Dathan, [born] Mar. 12, 1784, in C.," and "_____ [Whitney], ch. Nathan, stillborn, Mar. 12, 1784, in C.," according to Conway Vital Records.


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