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Nathniel Fanning

privateersman , naval officer

Nathniel Fanning, American privateersman, naval officer.

Background

Fanning, Nathniel was born on May 31, 1755 in Stonington, Connecticut, United States. Son of Gilbert and Huldah (Palmer) Fanning.

Works

  • Author: Narrative of the Adventures of an American Naval Officer, 1801.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Smith, November 21, 1784, 6 children.

father:
Gilbert Fanning

mother:
Huldah (Palmer) Fanning

spouse:
Elizabeth Smith