|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1835|
|Death: ||Dec. 3, 1887|
Nathan is a son of Samuel and Martha "Patsy" Dinwiddie. After his father's death September 28, 1865, in Boone County, Missouri Nathan was granted $535 in his father's will.
An early graduate of the University of Missouri, Nathan moved to Dade County, Missouri from Columbia, Missouri in the late 1850's to organize an academy. Citizens provided a two-room building and other assistance. The Dinwiddie Academy became a success, and was well known throughout the area.
On June 14,1864 virtually all of Dadeville (called Melville at the time) was burned to the ground by bushwhackers during the Civil War. The academy and Nathan's home were also burned.
Married just one year Nathan's young wife, Martha Jane Moseley, and newborn child died in 1859.
In the 1860 Dade County Census Nathan age 25, and Almira Dinwiddie age 20,are at the home of David M and Virginia Long. They would be newly married.
Nathan continued teaching and was married to Almira Morris, daughter of Mount Aetna and Narcissa Morris. Their children are Nora b.1865, Mary Garrett, Virgil M, Fannie and Samuel. Almira died in 1874.
Nathan married Kessiah Quarles,daughter of Thomas and Rebecca Cox Quarles, one of his former students in 1875. Their children are Willie b.1876, Lillie M b.1878, Maggie B b.1881, Lucy b.1883, twins James E. and Ella Sarah b.1886.
Son James E is #584388, buried at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Oregon.
Samuel Dinwiddie (1798 - 1865)
Martha Patsey McBride Dinwiddie (1806 - 1874)
Almira Elbridge Morris Dinwiddie (1841 - 1874)
Kisiah A Quarles Dinwiddie (1852 - 1909)
Martha Jane Moseley Dinwiddie (1839 - 1859)*
Infant Dinwiddie (____ - 1859)*
Virgil Morris Dinwiddie (1862 - 1939)*
Nora Dinwiddie Cowan (1865 - 1892)*
Robert Samuel Dinwiddie (1867 - 1960)*
Fannie Dinwiddie (1869 - 1888)*
Willie Dinwiddie (1876 - 1879)*
Lillie Dinwiddie Frieze (1878 - 1952)*
Lucy Dinwiddie (1883 - 1884)*
John S. Dinwiddie (1829 - 1852)*
Sarah Jane Dinwiddie Monroe (1830 - 1849)*
Nathan Dinwiddie (1835 - 1887)
James McBride Dinwiddie (1839 - 1886)*
Martha Ann Dinwiddie Estes (1841 - 1909)*
Samuel Dinwiddie (1845 - 1885)*
Created by: P Jones
Record added: Apr 03, 2011
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To a pioneer of education in Dade County, Missouri|
Added: May. 29, 2011