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John Atwater
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1654
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: 1748
Wallingford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

The son of David & Damaris (Sayre) Atwater, he married Abigail Mansfield on September 13, 1682 in New Haven. Among their descendants were Ward Atwater, a prominent sea captian in the West Indies trade, and Jeremiah Atwater, president of Middlebury College, Vermont & later of the Dickinson College of Pennsylvania (Ref. "Gen. & Family History of the State of Conn.: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, Vol. IV).

He became a freeman of Wallingford in October of 1683.
A weaver by trade, he settled on a farm that belonged to his brother, Joshua.



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Atwater (1615 - 1692)
  Damaris Sayre Atwater (1625 - 1691)
 
 Spouse:
  Abigail Mansfield Atwater (1664 - 1717)*
 
 Children:
  John Atwater (1683 - 1765)*
  Moses Atwater (1696 - 1786)*
  Phineas Atwater (1699 - 1777)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mercy (Mary) Atwater Austin (1647 - 1683)*
  Damaris Atwater Punderson (1649 - 1711)*
  David Atwater (1651 - 1735)*
  John Atwater (1654 - 1748)
  Jonathan Atwater (1656 - 1726)*
  Samuel Atwater (1664 - 1742)*
  Ebenezer Atwater (1666 - 1702)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Center Street Cemetery
Wallingford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Sep 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29908681
John Atwater
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