James Atherton, Jr. (1654 - 1718) MP

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Birthplace: Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Harvard, Worcester County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
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About James Atherton, Jr.

James Atherton, Jr. (James 1), eldest son of James and Hannah Atherton, was born at Lancaster, May 13, 1654, and the inventory of his estate is dated Nov. 19, 1718. He married, at Lancaster, June 6, 1684, Abigail Hudson, born at Lancaster, Sept. 7, 1667, daughter of Daniel

and Johanna Hudson. Her parents were massacred by the Indians at Lancaster, Sept. 11, 1697. He lived in the part of Lancaster which is now Harvard, his home being on Bear Hill and he was in garrison there April 15, 1704. On March 18, 1697-8, Abigail (Hudson) Atherton sold to

her brother Nathaniel Hudson, her share of her father's estate. Administration of the estate of James Atherton, Jr., was granted to the widow Abigail, Nov. 19, 1718. The inventory was taken April 1, 1718; dower was set off to the widow, Nov. 6, 1718.

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James Atherton, Jr.'s Timeline

1654
May 13, 1654
Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1684
February 27, 1684
Age 29
Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
1686
1686
Age 31
Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1700
1700
Age 45
1701
April 19, 1701
Age 46
1709
1709
Age 54
1718
1718
Age 63
Harvard, Worcester County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
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