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James Atherton

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Birthplace: Lancaster, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Lancaster, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of James Atherton; Hannah Atherton (Hudson) and Hannah Atherton
Husband of Abigail Atherton; Abigail Atherton (Hudson) and Sarah Atherton (Smith)
Father of James Atherton; John Atherton; James Atherton; Abigail White; Jonathan Atherton and 3 others
Brother of Joshua Atherton; Hannah Wilder; Mary Atherton; Peter Atherton; Elizabeth Graves (Atherton) and 2 others

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About James Atherton

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's Timeline

1654
May 13, 1654
Lancaster, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1684
February 27, 1684
Age 29
Lancaster, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
June 6, 1684
Age 30
1684
Age 29
1686
1686
Age 31
Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
1690
1690
Age 35
1700
1700
Age 45
1701
April 19, 1701
Age 46
Lancaster, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
1705
1705
Age 50
1709
1709
Age 54
Lancaster, MA, USA