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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 on 8 Jan 1862 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York (son of William Edwards Doubleday and Ellen Maria Dickinson); died on 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 on 9 Jun 1886 in Plainfield, Somerset, New Jersey. Neltje (daughter of Liverius De Graff and Alice Fair) was born on 23 Oct 1865 in Chicago, Illinois; died on 21 Feb 1918 in Canton, China. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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

Generation: 2

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

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


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


Generation: 3

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

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


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

    Other Events:

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

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

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

    Notes:

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

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


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


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Ammi Doubleday was born on 17 Apr 1759 in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut (son of Elisha Doubleday and Hannah Bayley); died on 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 on 20 Apr 1763; died on 8 Sep 1840; was buried in Green Lawn Cemetery, New Hartford, Oneida, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Lois Tilden was born on 20 Apr 1763 (daughter of John Tilden and Bathsheba Janes); died on 8 Sep 1840; was buried in 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 on 17 Aug 1795 in New Lebanon, Columbia, New York; died on 25 Jun 1857 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York; was buried on 27 Jun 1857 in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York.

  3. 10.  Mason Whiting was born on 8 May 1774 in of Great Barrington, Massachusetts (son of Dr. William Whiting and Anna Mason); died on 11 Jan 1849 in Binghamton, Broome, New York; was buried in 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 on 26 Apr 1800. Mary (daughter of Timothy Edwards and Rhoda Ogden) was born on 11 Oct 1780 in Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts; died on 23 Jan 1873; was buried in Spring Forest Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Mary Ogden Edwards was born on 11 Oct 1780 in Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts (daughter of Timothy Edwards and Rhoda Ogden); died on 23 Jan 1873; was buried in 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 on 21 Apr 1801; died on 22 Nov 1882 in Binghamton, Broome, New York; was buried on 25 Nov 1882 in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings, New York.

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

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


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

  7. 14.  Abijah Bigelow was born on 16 Apr 1756 in Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts (son of Jacob Bigelow and Susanna Mead); died on 22 Oct 1848 in Michigan City, Indiana; was buried in 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 on 30 Nov 1780. Mercy (daughter of Converse Spring and Mercy Learned) was born on 28 Feb 1761 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 20 Aug 1846 in Bigelow's Mills, Indiana. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


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