Atherton One Name Study

Alex P ATHERTON

Male 1879 - 1950  (71 years)


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  • Name Alex P ATHERTON 
    Nickname Uncle Bunk 
    Born 26 Sep 1879  Philadelphia, Hancock, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Dec 1950  McCordsville, Hancock, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36689  Atherton One Name Study
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2016 

    Father George A ATHERTON,   b. 1854, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1935, Greenfield, Hancock, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mary GALBREATH,   b. 1862, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1922, Greenfield, Hancock, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1878  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • George A. Atherton
      in the Indiana, Select Marriages Index, 1748-1993
      Name: George A. Atherton
      Gender: Male
      Marriage Date: 11 Nov 1878
      Marriage Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana
      Spouse: Mary Galbreath
      FHL Film Number: 499373
      Reference ID: p 419
    Family ID F12417  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Sep 1879 - Philadelphia, Hancock, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1950 - McCordsville, Hancock, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Alex P Atherton 1879-1950
Mearl Atherton 1884-1962
    Alex P Atherton 1879-1950 Mearl Atherton 1884-1962
    Son and Dau of George & Mary (Gilbraith/Galbreath...) Atherton

  • Notes 
    • Alexander Atherton
      in the 1900 United States Federal Census
      Name: Alexander Atherton
      Age: 20
      Birth Date: Sep 1880
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Home in 1900: Brandywine, Hancock, Indiana
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Boarder
      Marital Status: Single
      Father's Birthplace: Indiana
      Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
      Occupation: View on Image
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Benjamin F Wilson 61
      Lucinda Wilson 56 [Wife M 38 yrs 10 ch b.alive 9 living b. Indiana]
      Milo E Wilson 10 [G Son School b. Indiana]
      Homer Johnson 27 [Boarder S Farm Labourer b. Indiana]
      Alexander Atherton 20 [Farm Labourer]
      Elizabeth Reisdorf 32 [Boarder M 1 yr School Teacher b. Indiana]
    • Elva Atherton
      in the 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: Elva Atherton
      Age in 1910: 37
      Birth Year: abt 1873
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Home in 1910: Indianapolis Ward 8, Marion, Indiana
      Street: Cornell Avenue
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Roomer
      Marital Status: Married
      Father's Birthplace: Indiana
      Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
      Native Tongue: English
      Occupation: Painter
      Industry: House
      Employer, Employee or Other: Own Account
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Years Married: 8
      Number of Children Born: 0
      Number of Children Living: 0
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      Earnest L Andrews 38 [Painter b. Indiana
      Oro O Andrews 32 [Wife M 14 yrs 2 ch b. alive and living b. Indiana]
      Lenola M Andrews 9 [Dau b. Indiana]
      Earnest F Andrews 4 [Dau b. Indiana]
      Lettie Corey 18 [Servant S b. Indiana]
      Elva Atherton 37
      Mattie D Atherton 35 [Roomer Wife M 8 yrs b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      Alexander Atherton 30 [Roomer S Driver Milk Wagon b. Indiana (as were parents)]
    • 1910 Census - Duplicate entry for Alexander:
      George Atherton
      in the 1910 United States Federal Census
      Name: George Atherton
      Age in 1910: 55
      Birth Year: abt 1855
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Home in 1910: Sugar Creek, Hancock, Indiana
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Marry Atherton
      Father's Birthplace: Ohio
      Mother's Birthplace: Ohio
      Native Tongue: English
      Occupation: Gardener
      Industry: Farm Garden
      Employer, Employee or Other: Wage Earner
      Home Owned or Rented: Own
      Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged
      Farm or House: Farm
      Able to Read: Yes
      Able to Write: Yes
      Years Married: 31
      Out of Work: N
      Number of weeks out of work: 20
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      George Atherton 55
      Marry Atherton 48 [Wife M 31 yrs 6 ch b. alive 5 living b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      Alexander Atherton 30 [Son S Labourer b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      Mearl Atherton 28 [Dau S b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      Glennie Atherton 24 [Dau S b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      Ralf Atherton 15 [Son 15 b. Indiana (as were parents)]
    • George Atherton
      in the 1920 United States Federal Census
      Name: George Atherton
      Age: 65
      Birth Year: abt 1855
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Home in 1920: Sugar Creek, Hancock, Indiana
      House Number: X
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Relation to Head of House: Head
      Marital Status: Married
      Spouse's Name: Nancy M Atherton
      Father's Birthplace: Indiana
      Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
      Able to Speak English: Yes
      Occupation: Section
      Industry: Cemetry
      Employment Field: Wage or Salary
      Home Free or Mortgaged: Mortgaged
      Neighbors: View others on page
      Household Members:
      Name Age
      George Atherton 65
      Nancy M Atherton 37 [57 Wife M b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      Alexander Atherton 40 [Son S Trimmer Motor Co b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      Mearl Atherton 38 [Dau S Housekeeper b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      Glennie G Atherton 34 [Dau S Housekeeper b. Indiana (as were parents)]
      George R Atherton 22 [Son S Auto Mechanic b. Indiana (as were parents)]
    • From Find a Grave:
      Alex P. Atherton
      Birth: Sep. 26, 1879
      Philadelphia
      Hancock County
      Indiana, USA
      Death: Dec. 15, 1950
      McCordsville
      Hancock County
      Indiana, USA

      "Uncle Bunk"; on same stone with Mearl Atherton, "Aunt Mearl"

      Family links:
      Parents:
      George A. Atherton (1854 - 1935)
      Mary Atherton (1862 - 1922)

      Sibling:
      Alex P. Atherton (1879 - 1950)
      Mearl Atherton (1881 - 1962)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Philadelphia Church Cemetery
      Greenfield
      Hancock County
      Indiana, USA

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      Created by: Pat France
      Record added: Aug 28, 2005
      Find A Grave Memorial# 11627578