Atherton One Name Study

Benjamin T ATHERTON

Male 1830 - 1894  (63 years)


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  • Name Benjamin T ATHERTON 
    Born 1 Aug 1830  Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation House Carpenter/Farmer 
    Died 4 May 1894  Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I29637  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2015 

    Father Benjamin ATHERTON,   b. 25 Sep 1792, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1884, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Rachel HEATH,   b. 1797, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870  (Age < 72 years) 
    Family ID F9361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Noyes BABSON,   b. 1836, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1913, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Vandelia T ATHERTON,   b. 1858, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1872, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     2. Infant ATHERTON,   b. 1861,   d. 8 May 1861, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Sumner S ATHERTON,   b. 1866, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1872, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     4. Paul Rutherford ATHERTON,   b. 27 Jan 1877, Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1933, Miami-Dade, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    Last Modified 29 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F9362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Aug 1830 - Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1894 - Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Benjamin T Atherton 1830-1894
    Benjamin T Atherton 1830-1894

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Atherton in the 1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benjamin Atherton
      Age: 57
      Birth Year: abt 1793
      Home in 1850: Tremont, Hancock, Maine
      Gender: Male
      Family Number: 33
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Benjamin Atherton 57
      Rachel Atherton 53
      Martha M Atherton 24
      Rachel A Atherton 22
      Benjamin S Atherton 19
      Hannah Atherton 17
      Alonzo Atherton 14
      Orlando D Atherton 12
      Georgianna Atherton 9
    • Benj T Atherton in the 1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benj T Atherton
      Age in 1860: 28
      Birth Year: abt 1832
      Home in 1860: Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Eden
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Benj T Atherton 28
      Emily Atherton 24
      Vandelia Atherton 1
    • Benjamin T Atherton in the 1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benjamin T Atherton
      Age in 1870: 38
      Birth Year: abt 1832
      Birthplace: Maine
      Home in 1870: MT Desert, Hancock, Maine
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: MT Desert
      Value of real estate: View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Benjamin T Atherton 38 [House Carpenter]
      Emily E Atherton 33 [House Keeper]
      Vandelia T Atherton 11
      Sumner S Atherton 3
    • Benj. T. Atherton in the 1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Benj. T. Atherton
      Age: 49
      Birth Year: abt 1831
      Birthplace: Maine
      Home in 1880: Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Emily Atherton
      Father's Birthplace: Maine
      Mother's Birthplace: Maine
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Occupation: Farmer
      View image
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Benj. T. Atherton 49
      Emily Atherton 44 [Keeping House]
      Paul R. Atherton 3
      [Admiral Blake Boarder S 27 Labourer b. Maine]
    • From Find a Grave: Benjamin T Atherton
      Birth: Aug. 1, 1830
      Mount Desert
      Hancock County
      Maine, USA
      Death: May 4, 1894
      Mount Desert
      Hancock County
      Maine, USA

      Son of Benjamin Atherton and Rachael Heath
      Married:Emily Noyes Babson
      Children:
      Vandelia T
      Sumner S
      Paul T

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Emily Noyes Babson Atherton (____ - 1913)*

      Children:
      Sumner S. Atherton (____ - 1872)*
      Vandelia T. Atherton (____ - 1872)*
      Infant (Son) Atherton (____ - 1861)*
      Paul Rutherford Atherton (1877 - 1933)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Brookside Cemetery
      Mount Desert
      Hancock County
      Maine, USA

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      Created by: Cheryl Grieb
      Record added: Nov 14, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 61595315