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Joseph Nason

Male 1815 - 1872  (56 years)


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  • Name Joseph Nason  [1
    Born 31 Dec 1815  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 31 Dec 1815  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 11 Dec 1872  Montclair, Essex, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I21156  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2019 

    Father Leavitt Nason,   b. 1782, Walpole, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1866, Pepperell, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Nancy Guild,   d. 3 Mar 1482 
    Married 3 Apr 1808  [5
    Family ID F13446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Clark Darracott,   b. 13 Nov 1815, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1892, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1844  Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. May Nason,   b. Mar 1859, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1932  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F12520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Manufacturer and inventor. Said to have coined the term "radiator," he received a number of U.S. patents for hot water and steam heating.

      "NASON.--On Wednesday, 11th inst., at Montclair, N.J., in the 57th year of his age, JOSEPH NASON, of the firm of Joseph Nason & Co., New-York, and formerly of the firm of Walworth, Nason & Co., Boston. The remains will be taken to Boston for interment. Funeral services will be held at his late residence in Montclair, N.J., on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 3 1/2 P.M. Carriages will await the arrival of 2 P.M. train from foot of Barclay st. Return trains at 5 and 5:55 P.M. Boston papers please copy." [New York Times, 13 Dec 1872, p. 5]

      "Mr. [James Jones] Walworth was first married in 1837 to Miss Elizabeth C. Nason, daughter of Leavitt Nason, and sister of Joseph Nason, his early partner." [Men of Progress: One Thousand Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Leaders in Business and Professional Life in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, compiled by Richard Herndon, ed. Edwin M. Bacon. Boston: New England Magazine, 1896.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2701] Ara Marcus Daniels, "A History of the Development of the Radiator." Domestic Engineering, 11 Jan 1930, p. 49.

    2. [S2717] Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915, on FamilySearch.org.

    3. [S2700] Find a Grave page for Joseph Nason.

    4. [S2699] New Jersey Deaths and Burials Index, 1798-1971, on Ancestry.com.

    5. [S2714] The Genealogy and History of the Guild, Guile, and Gile Family by Charles Burleigh. Portland, Maine: Brown Thurston & Company, 1887.

    6. [S2583] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, on Ancestry.com.