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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

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John Forbes Nash, Jr.

“A Beautiful Mind” Mathematician


    Nathaniel Whitney

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    • 5th Great-grandfather of John Forbes Nash, Jr. — 8th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 154 
    • Birth Date:
    • 23 Jan 1695/1696 
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    • Death Date:
    • 27 Jan 1776 
    • Death Location:
    • Westborough, Worcester, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 20 Jul 1721 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts 

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  • Sources for Nathaniel Whitney

    • 3 Weston, MA: Vital Records to 1850, p. 12, Marriage record for Nathaniel Whitney Jr. and Mary Child.
    • 4 Weston, MA: Vital Records to 1850, p. 580, Whitney family vital statistics.
    • 5 Pierce, Frederick Clifton, Forbes and Forbush Genealogy: The Descendants of Daniel Forbush, Who Came from Scotland About the Year 1655 . . ., Chicago: Rand McNally and Co. (1892), 37.
    • 6 Whitney, Henry Austin, A Brief Account of the Descendants of John and Elinor Whitney of Watertown, Mass., Boston: Henry W. Dutton and Son, Printers (1857), 15.

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