Atherton One Name Study

Moses ATHERTON

Male Est 1775 - 1850  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Moses ATHERTON 
    Born Est 1775  USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 1843 and 1850 
    Person ID I25626  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 

    Father John ATHERTON,   b. 1740,   d. 1816  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother S. 
    Family ID F9982  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy BIGGERSTAFF,   b. Est 1778, Rutherford, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Est 1830, Hickman, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 1799  Logan, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • From Family Search:
      Nancy Biggerstaff
      mentioned in the record of Moses Calkstone and Nancy Biggerstaff
      Name: Moses Calkstone
      Spouse's Name: Nancy Biggerstaff
      Event Date: 1799
      Event Place: Logan, Kentucky
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01293-5 , System Origin: Kentucky-EASy , GS Film number: 851644 , Reference ID: 4
    Children 
     1. Canada ATHERTON,   b. 27 Feb 1807, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1856, Carlisle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Howard ATHERTON,   b. 23 Jul 1811, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1887, Carlisle, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F7947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Delilah MAY,   b. Est 1806, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 13 May 1830  Hickman, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Family Search:
      spouse: Delila May
      Name Moses Atherton
      Spouse's Name Delila May
      Event Date 13 May 1830
      Event Place Hickman County, Kentucky
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number M01331-2
      System Origin Kentucky-EASy
      GS Film number 321386
      Reference ID p 21 ln 118
    Children 
     1. Nathan S ATHERTON,   b. Est 1836, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary ATHERTON,   b. Est 1838, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Benjamin Franklin ATHERTON,   b. Est 1839, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1907, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     4. Elizabeth E ATHERTON,   b. Est 1843, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F7948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Est 1775 - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1799 - Logan, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 May 1830 - Hickman, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

  • Notes 
    • A number of sources show his place of birth as North Carolina - this has not yet been proven!
    • At his marriage to Nancy in 1799, Family Search have transcribed Moses Atherton as Moses CALKSTONE!
    • Moses Atherton in the Kentucky, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1810-1890
      Name: Moses Atherton
      State: KY
      County: Ohio County
      Township: No Township Listed
      Year: 1800
      Record Type: Tax list
      Database: KY Early Census Index
    • Moses Atherton in the Kentucky, Tax Lists, 1799-1801
      Name: Moses Atherton
      Residence County: Ohio
      Residence Year: 1800
    • Moses Arington in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: Moses Arington
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Ohio, Ohio, Kentucky
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 4
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 5
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
      Number of Household Members: 7
    • After John Atherton died in 1816, a large group of Athertons, Biggerstaffs, Howards and others went to Alexander Co. Illinois close to Cairo (southern tip of Illinois). Names in the courthouse records 1818-26. Moses left after 1825 to Hickman Co, KY [2]
    • Moses Atherton in the 1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: Moses Atherton
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Alexander, Illinois
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 3
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 18: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Agriculture: 4
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 5
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 9
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 9
    • Moses Atherton in the 1830 United States Federal Census
      Name: Moses Atherton
      Home in 1830 (City, County, State): Hickman, Kentucky
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 5
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 7
      Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 7
    • Moses Artherton [Atherton] in the 1840 United States Federal Census
      Name: Moses Artherton [Moses Atherton]
      Home in 1840 (City, County, State): Hickman, Kentucky
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 50 thru 59: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
      Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 3
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 1
      Total Free White Persons: 5
      Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 5
    • According to the letter by Benjamin Franklin in 1882, Moses had 16 sons.

  • Sources 
    1. [S14500675] Ancestry Family Trees, (Name: Name: Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Originaldata: Family Tree fil).

    2. [S14500940] Jim Atherton.