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Col. John Tilden Doubleday

Male 1795 - 1857  (61 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  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.

    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]

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


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Edwards Doubleday Descendancy chart to this point (1.Col.1) was born 1 May 1823; 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]

    Children:
    1. 3. Frank Nelson Doubleday  Descendancy chart to this point was born 8 Jan 1862, Brooklyn, New York; died 30 Jan 1934.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Frank Nelson Doubleday Descendancy chart to this point (2.William2, 1.Col.1) was born 8 Jan 1862, Brooklyn, New York; 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. 4. Nelson Doubleday  Descendancy chart to this point was born 16 Jun 1889, Brooklyn, New York; died 11 Jan 1949, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York.


Generation: 4

  1. 4.  Nelson Doubleday Descendancy chart to this point (3.Frank3, 2.William2, 1.Col.1) was born 16 Jun 1889, Brooklyn, New York; died 11 Jan 1949, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York.

    Nelson married Ellen George McCarter. Ellen (daughter of Thomas Nesbitt McCarter and Madeleine G. Barker) was born 9 May 1898; died 2 Apr 1978, New York, New York. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 5. Neltje Doubleday  Descendancy chart to this point was born 1934.


Generation: 5

  1. 5.  Neltje Doubleday Descendancy chart to this point (4.Nelson4, 3.Frank3, 2.William2, 1.Col.1) was born 1934.

    Notes:

    In recent decades, she changed her name, by court order, to simply "Neltje." In 2016 her autobiography North of Crazy was published by St. Martin's Press. A profile of her can be found here, and her Wikipedia page is here.

    Neltje married John Turner Sargent, Sr. 16 May 1953, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York; divorced Sep 1965. John (son of Charles Sprague Sargent and Dagmar Wetmore) was born 26 Jun 1924; died 5 Feb 2012, New York, New York. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. 6. John Turner Sargent, Jr.  Descendancy chart to this point was born 6 Aug 1957, New York, New York.


Generation: 6

  1. 6.  John Turner Sargent, Jr. Descendancy chart to this point (5.Neltje5, 4.Nelson4, 3.Frank3, 2.William2, 1.Col.1) was born 6 Aug 1957, New York, New York.

    Notes:

    CEO of Macmillan Publishers.

    His philanthropic activities include longtime service on the board of directors of Graham Windham, more recently called simply Graham, a nonprofit foster care agency providing services to needy children and families in the New York metropolitan area. Founded in 1806, Graham, the oldest non-sectarian childcare agency in the United States, was originally the Orphan Asylum Society of the City of New York, co-founded by Eliza Hamilton after her husband Alexander Hamilton, himself an orphan, was killed in the famous duel with Aaron Burr — a grandson of John Sargent's 6X-grandfather the Rev. Jonathan Edwards. Thus Aaron Burr's first cousin six times removed has served for years on the board of Eliza Hamilton's orphanage.

    He is also the author, under the anagrammatic pen name "S. T. Garne," of two children's books, One White Sail: A Caribbean Counting Book (1992) and By a Blazing Blue Sea (1999).

    John married Constance Lane Murray 21 Sep 1985. (daughter of Robert K. Murray and Evelyn Fay Keller) [Group Sheet]