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James Atherton

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Lancaster, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Lancaster, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of James Atherton and Hannah Atherton (Hudson)
Husband of Abigail Atherton (Hudson) and Sarah Atherton (Smith)
Father of John Atherton; James Atherton; John Atherton; Benjamin Atherton; Abigail White and 3 others
Brother of Joshua Atherton; Hannah Wilder; Deborah Bullard; Mary Atherton; Peter 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

May 13, 1654
Lancaster, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
February 27, 1684
Age 29
Lancaster, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 31
Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Age 35
Age 45
April 19, 1701
Age 46
Lancaster, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts
Age 50
Age 54
Lancaster, MA, USA
January 15, 1710
Age 55
Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States