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From: Deborah Clarke <>
Subject: [WHITNEY] what I have on the Family of Nathaniel Gerry Whitney
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2008 09:03:24 -0500


Nathaniel Gerry Whitney and Family

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.

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 co D 22
Reg, inf Mass. (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. pension record
civil war, obituary)

1879 became chief engineer at Worcester County House of Correction post held
for 26 years until retirement in 1915 (info taken from 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, Mass. 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, dau 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



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