John Atwater (1654 - 1748) MP

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Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
Death: Died in Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
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About John Atwater

Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 60, 694, 1137

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John, son of David Atwater, was born Nov. 1, 1654, and married (first) Sept. 13, 1682, Abigail Mansfield, born Feb. 7, 1664, died Sept. 24, 1717; (second) Nov. 27, 1718, Mary Beach. He settled in Wallington, Conn., upon a farm which belonged to his brother Joshua. He was called "weaver." He died in 1748.

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John Atwater was born on November 1, 1654, and died in 1748. He married Abigail Glover on September 13, 1682. His second wife was Mary Beach, widow of John Beach. Per Genealogical Register ..., he married Abigail Mansfield on the above date and settled in Wallingford on a farm which had belonged to his brother Joshua. He had ten children: John (b. Aug. 17, 1683), Abigail, Mercy, Hannah, Joshua, Moses, Phineas, Caleb, Benjamin, and Ebenezer (b. Feb. 6, 1709).

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John Atwater Memorial Photos Flowers Edit Learn about upgrading this memorial... Birth: Nov. 1, 1654 New Haven New Haven County Connecticut, USA Death: 1748 Wallingford New Haven County Connecticut, USA

The son of David & Damaris (Sayre) Atwater, he married Abigail Mansfield on September 13, 1682 in New Haven. Among their descendants were Ward Atwater, a prominent sea captian in the West Indies trade, and Jeremiah Atwater, president of Middlebury College, Vermont & later of the Dickinson College of Pennsylvania (Ref. "Gen. & Family History of the State of Conn.: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, Vol. IV).

He became a freeman of Wallingford in October of 1683. A weaver by trade, he settled on a farm that belonged to his brother, Joshua.


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Parents:
 David Atwater (1615 - 1692)
 Damaris Sayre Atwater (1625 - 1691)

Spouse:
 Abigail Mansfield Atwater (1664 - 1717)*

Children:
 Moses Atwater (1696 - 1786)*
 Phineas Atwater (1699 - 1777)*
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Burial: Center Street Cemetery Wallingford New Haven County Connecticut, USA



      
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John Atwater's Timeline

1654
November 1, 1654
New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
November 1, 1654
First Congregational Society, New Haven
1682
September 13, 1682
Age 27
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1683
August 17, 1683
Age 28
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1685
October 17, 1685
Age 30
October 17, 1685
Age 30
Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1686
February 6, 1686
Age 31
Wallingford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1687
February 6, 1687
Age 32
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1690
December 17, 1690
Age 36
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1693
September 18, 1693
Age 38
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA