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Frank Nelson Doubleday

Male 1862 - 1934  (72 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Frank Nelson Doubleday was born 8 Jan 1862, Brooklyn, New York (son of William Edwards Doubleday and Ellen Maria Dickinson); died 30 Jan 1934.

    Notes:

    Founder of the Doubleday publishing firm. Called "Effendi" by his friend Rudyard Kipling, a pun on his initials.

    Frank married Neltje Blanchan De Graff 9 Jun 1886, Plainfield, Somerset, New Jersey. Neltje (daughter of Liverius De Graff and Alice Fair) was born 23 Oct 1865, Chicago, Illinois; died 21 Feb 1918, Canton, China. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Nelson Doubleday was born 16 Jun 1889, Brooklyn, New York; died 11 Jan 1949, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Edwards Doubleday was born 1 May 1823 (son of Col. John Tilden Doubleday and Mary Elizabeth Whiting); died 4 Mar 1900, New York, New York; was buried 6 Mar 1900, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

    William married Ellen Maria Dickinson 1 Oct 1850. Ellen (daughter of Horace Dickinson and Mercy Amelia Bigelow) was born 31 Dec 1830, Montréal, Québec; died 14 Dec 1907, New York, New York; was buried 16 Dec 1907, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Ellen Maria Dickinson was born 31 Dec 1830, Montréal, Québec (daughter of Horace Dickinson and Mercy Amelia Bigelow); died 14 Dec 1907, New York, New York; was buried 16 Dec 1907, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.
    Children:
    1. 1. Frank Nelson Doubleday was born 8 Jan 1862, Brooklyn, New York; died 30 Jan 1934.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Col. John Tilden Doubleday was born 17 Aug 1795, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York (son of Ammi Doubleday and Lois Tilden); died 25 Jun 1857, Brooklyn, New York; was buried 27 Jun 1857, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Oct 1857

    Notes:

    "He was at first a farmer, then a druggist, and afterward a merchant in N. Y. City. He was Col. of militia. He finally became a self-appointed and self-supporting missionary in Brooklyn, N. Y." [The Ogden Family in America, citation details below.]

    He was a first cousin of Samuel J. Tilden, governor of New York 1875-76 and Democratic nominee for President in 1876. But at the point of John Tilden Doubleday's death, his cousin's political career was just getting started.

    Col. married Mary Elizabeth Whiting 19 Sep 1819. Mary (daughter of Mason Whiting and Mary Ogden Edwards) was born 21 Apr 1801; died 22 Nov 1882, Binghamton, Broome, New York; was buried 25 Nov 1882, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Mary Elizabeth Whiting was born 21 Apr 1801 (daughter of Mason Whiting and Mary Ogden Edwards); died 22 Nov 1882, Binghamton, Broome, New York; was buried 25 Nov 1882, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 25 Apr 1801, Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts

    Children:
    1. 2. William Edwards Doubleday was born 1 May 1823; died 4 Mar 1900, New York, New York; was buried 6 Mar 1900, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

  3. 6.  Horace Dickinson was born 17 Nov 1780, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts (son of Lemuel Dickinson and Molly Little); died 20 Jun 1832, Montréal, Québec.

    Notes:

    Owner of the first steamboat to run the St. Lawrence rapids.

    Horace married Mercy Amelia Bigelow 12 May 1823. Mercy (daughter of Abijah Bigelow and Mercy Amelia Spring) was born 4 Oct 1794, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 1880. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Mercy Amelia Bigelow was born 4 Oct 1794, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Abijah Bigelow and Mercy Amelia Spring); died 1880.
    Children:
    1. 3. Ellen Maria Dickinson was born 31 Dec 1830, Montréal, Québec; died 14 Dec 1907, New York, New York; was buried 16 Dec 1907, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Ammi Doubleday was born 17 Apr 1759, Lebanon, New London, Connecticut (son of Elisha Doubleday and Hannah Bayley); died 31 Jan 1839.

    Notes:

    "[E]nlisted in the Army of the Revolution at the age of sixteen. He spent the night of March 4, 1776, on Dorchester Hill, while it was being fortified, and was also with General Washington during that dreary winter at Valley Forge and continued in service during the war, attaining to the rank of major." ["Mrs. Julia Waters Johnstone," citation details below.]

    "[S]erved as a private, corporal, and sergeant in the Revolutionary War in the First Connecticut Regiment." [Abner Doubleday: His Life and Times, citation details below.]

    Ammi married Lois Tilden. Lois (daughter of John Tilden and Bathsheba Janes) was born 20 Apr 1763; died 8 Sep 1840; was buried , Green Lawn Cemetery, New Hartford, Oneida, New York. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Lois Tilden was born 20 Apr 1763 (daughter of John Tilden and Bathsheba Janes); died 8 Sep 1840; was buried , Green Lawn Cemetery, New Hartford, Oneida, New York.

    Notes:

    According to History of the Town of Goshen, Connecticut (citation details below), she was a "sister to the father of Gov. Tilden."

    Children:
    1. 4. Col. John Tilden Doubleday was born 17 Aug 1795, New Lebanon, Columbia, New York; died 25 Jun 1857, Brooklyn, New York; was buried 27 Jun 1857, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

  3. 10.  Mason Whiting was born 8 May 1774, of Great Barrington, Massachusetts (son of Dr. William Whiting and Anna Mason); died 11 Jan 1849, Binghamton, Broome, New York; was buried , Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome, New York.

    Notes:

    Lawyer, member of the New York state legislature; later a district attorney. He was one of the first settlers of Chenango Point, New York, later called Binghamton.

    Mason married Mary Ogden Edwards 26 Apr 1800. Mary (daughter of Timothy Edwards and Rhoda Ogden) was born 11 Oct 1780, Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts; died 23 Jan 1873; was buried , Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome, New York. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mary Ogden Edwards was born 11 Oct 1780, Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts (daughter of Timothy Edwards and Rhoda Ogden); died 23 Jan 1873; was buried , Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome, New York.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 21 Oct 1780
    • Alternate birth: 27 Oct 1780
    • Alternate death: 30 Jan 1873

    Children:
    1. 5. Mary Elizabeth Whiting was born 21 Apr 1801; died 22 Nov 1882, Binghamton, Broome, New York; was buried 25 Nov 1882, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.

  5. 12.  Lemuel Dickinson was born 1753, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts (son of Col. John Dickinson and Mary Coleman); died 1835, Denmark, Lewis, New York.

    Lemuel married Molly Little. Molly (daughter of Rev. Ephraim Little and Elizabeth Woodbridge) died 1830, Champion, Jefferson, New York. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Molly Little (daughter of Rev. Ephraim Little and Elizabeth Woodbridge); died 1830, Champion, Jefferson, New York.
    Children:
    1. 6. Horace Dickinson was born 17 Nov 1780, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts; died 20 Jun 1832, Montréal, Québec.

  7. 14.  Abijah Bigelow was born 16 Apr 1756, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Jacob Bigelow and Susanna Mead); died 22 Oct 1848, Michigan City, Indiana; was buried , Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.

    Notes:

    "He was married, on 30 November 1780, to Mercy Amelia Spring, daughter of Converse and Mercy (Learned) Spring. She was born in Watertown 28 February 1761, and was niece of the well-known physician, Tory, and politician Marshall Spring. They lived a number of years at Waltham, then in 1796 moved to New Braintree until 1808, when he moved to Barre where his brother Samuel lived. In 1817 he moved to Leicester, MA, and after a few years to Brooklyn, CT. In 1836 he moved to Indiana, founding Bigelow's Mills, where his wife died 20 August 1846. In 1848 he moved to Michigan City, IN to live with a daughter. He died there 22 October 1848, at the ripe old age of 92 years, 6 mos, 6 days." [bigelowsociety.com]

    "[P]rivate in Abraham Pierce's Co., from Waltham, in Lexington alarm and also served at Bunker Hill." [Some of the Ancestors and Descendants of Samuel Converse, citation details below.]

    Abijah married Mercy Amelia Spring 30 Nov 1780. Mercy (daughter of Converse Spring and Mercy Learned) was born 28 Feb 1761, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 20 Aug 1846, Bigelow's Mills, Indiana. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Mercy Amelia Spring was born 28 Feb 1761, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts (daughter of Converse Spring and Mercy Learned); died 20 Aug 1846, Bigelow's Mills, Indiana.
    Children:
    1. 7. Mercy Amelia Bigelow was born 4 Oct 1794, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died 1880.