Is your surname Atherton?

Research the Atherton family

James Atherton's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


James Atherton

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Lancaster, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: 1750 (65)
Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of James Atherton and Abigail Atherton (Hudson)
Husband of Sarah Atherton
Father of James Atherton and Caleb Atherton
Brother of Ruth White; Benjamin Atherton; John Atherton; Abigail White; Jonathan Atherton and 1 other

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About James Atherton

Lancaster records show his birth as February 27, 1684 and his parents marriage June 6, 1684. Could vary by one year.

James Atherton, 3rd (James 2,1), son of James, Jr., and Abigail

(Hudson) Atherton, was born at Lancaster, Feb. 27, 1684-5. He married Sarah, a member of the church in Lancaster, and they lived in that part of Lancaster which is now Harvard, at Bare Hill. He was in gar- rison April 15, 1704, and served as a fence-viewer, 1721-2. Children, all baptized in Lancaster:


The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Ancestral File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2016-06-09), entry for James ATHERTON.

James Atherton Massachusetts Births and Christenings Name James Atherton Gender Male Birth Date 27 Feb 1684 Birthplace LANCASTER,WORCESTER,MASSACHUSETTS Father's Name James Atherton Mother's Name Abigail

Citing this Record

"Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 December 2015), James Atherton, 27 Feb 1684; citing LANCASTER,WORCESTER,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

view all

James Atherton's Timeline

February 27, 1684
Lancaster, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 31
Lancaster, worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Age 65
Age 65
Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA