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535. Nathan COMSTOCK237 was born on 24 December 1776 in Burrillville, Providence County, Rhode Island.187 He died in 1859 at the age of 83.187

Nathan Comstock was Quaker. He was a teacher in Nantucket and Cashier of the bank there. In 1811 the family moved to New York City where for 40 years he was in business dealing in whaling products at 191 Front St. He lost $75,000 by Jacob Barker's failure.

Nathan COMSTOCK and Elizabeth EMMETT were married.237 Elizabeth EMMETT237 was born in 1782.237 She died in 1818 at the age of 36.237 Elizabeth was the daughter of Edward T. Emmett.

Nathan COMSTOCK and Elizabeth EMMETT had the following children:

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Samuel B. COMSTOCK was born in September 1802.237

Samuel was a mutineer 25 Jan 1824, on the whaler "Globe". He was later killed by a fellow mutineer in the Marshall Islands.

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William COMSTOCK237,238 was born on 24 April 1804 in Nantucket, Nantucket County, Massachusetts.237 He died on 20 November 1882 at the age of 78.237

William married Mary M. Davenport. He wrote down the story of his brother Samuel's mutiny on the whaler "Globe".

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George COMSTOCK.

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Thomas COMSTOCK was born in 1810.237 He died in 1855 at the age of 45 in Brooklyn, Kings County, Long Island, New York.237 Thomas never married.

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Phebe COMSTOCK was born in 1812.237 She died in 1820 at the age of 8.237

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Martha COMSTOCK237 was born in 1814.237 She died about 1892 at the age of 78.237 Martha married (1) Dr. Josiah Hopper, and (2), Robert Haviland, widower of her sister Lucy.

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Lucy COMSTOCK237 was born (date unknown). Lucy died at age 33. She married Robert B. Haviland of New York City.

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Elizabeth Ann COMSTOCK237 died in 1860.237 Elizabeth married Joseph, son of Dr. Comstock of Lebanon, CT. She had no children.

Nathan COMSTOCK and Anne MERRITT were married. Anne MERRITT237 was born (date unknown). Anne was the daughter of John Merritt of New York City.

Nathan COMSTOCK and Anne MERRITT had the following children:

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Nathan COMSTOCK237,239 was born in January 1822 in New York City, New York.237 He died on 18 January 1897 at the age of 75 in New York City, New York.237,239

Nathan was a lawyer in Brooklyn, NY.

Nathan married on 24 Dec 1853 to Charlotte H. Cromwell. Charlotte was the daughter of Oliver and Sarah (Titus) Cromwell. She was born 31 Mar 1832, Caterbury, Orange Co NY and died 6 Mar 1912 in Brooklyn, NY.

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John Merritt COMSTOCK237,240 was born in 1824.237 John married Elsie W. Hoxie, daughter of Joseph Hoxie of NY. John was in the U.S. Naval Office and also served in the Treasury Dept, Washington, D.C.

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Louisa COMSTOCK237 died about 1891.237

Louisa married Thomas W. Piggot of Manchester, England.

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Mary COMSTOCK237 was born (date unknown). Mary married Dr. J. O'Brien of New York City. They had no children.

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Sarah COMSTOCK237 was born (date unknown). Sarah married Theodore Moelling. They were residing in Germantown, PA in 1894.