Atherton One Name Study

Col Abel Willard ATHERTON

Male 1777 - 1821  (44 years)


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  • Name Abel Willard ATHERTON 
    Prefix Col 
    Born 4 Jul 1777 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Aug 1821  Castine, Hancock, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30674  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2015 

    Father Israel ATHERTON,   b. 20 Nov 1741, Harvard, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother R. PRENTICE 
    Family ID F8842  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret WEEKS,   b. 1787, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Jun 1809  Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From Family Search:
      Margaret Duncan
      Maine, Vital Records
      Name: Abel W Atherton
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 18 Jun 1809
      Event Place: Portland, , Maine, United States
      Gender: Male
      Spouse's Name: Margaret Duncan
      Spouse's Gender: Female
      GS Film Number: 001002377 , Digital Folder Number: 007012110 , Image Number: 02547
    Children 
     1. Eliza R ATHERTON,   b. 1812, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah Ann ATHERTON,   b. 1814, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1889, Somerville, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Frances West ATHERTON,   b. 1819, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1896, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F9772  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Jun 1809 - Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Aug 1821 - Castine, Hancock, Maine, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Abel Willard Atherton 1777-1821
    Abel Willard Atherton 1777-1821

  • Notes 
    • Abel W Atherton in the 1820 United States Federal Census
      Name: Abel W Atherton
      Home in 1820 (City, County, State): Prospect, Hancock, Maine
      Enumeration Date: August 7, 1820
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 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: 4
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 3
      Free White Persons - Females - 26 thru 44: 1
      Number of Persons - Engaged in Commerce: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 16: 8
      Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 11
      Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 11
    • Abel Artherton [Atherton] in the 1810 United States Federal Census
      Name: Abel Artherton [Abel Atherton]
      Home in 1810 (City, County, State): Portland, Cumberland, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 2
      Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 : 1
      Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
      Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 3
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 1
      Number of Household Members: 8
    • From Find a Grave:
      Col Abel W Atherton
      Birth: Jul. 4, 1777
      Death: Aug. 16, 1821


      Inscription:
      COL. A. W. ATHERTON / born in Lancaster, Mass. / July 4, A.D. 1777. / died in Castine, Maine. / Aug. 16, A.D. 1821. / Aged /AE. 44. / In [illegible] of [illegible]

      Burial:
      Castine Cemetery
      Castine
      Hancock County
      Maine, USA
      Plot: Sec F. Lot 550

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      Created by: Jeryl
      Record added: Dec 05, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 101757199