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Rebecca Gorham Atwater
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Birth: 1760
Death: Jan. 28, 1791
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

From "Inscriptions on Tombstones in New Haven Prior to 1800": She was 30 years old at her death and she is buried with her 2 year old son, Robert Nelson Atwater. She married Stephen Atwater, son of Jeremiah & Anna Atwater on Aug. 3, 1780. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Stephen Atwater (1758 - 1815)
 
 Children:
  Robert Nelson Atwater (____ - 1792)*
  Betsey Atwater (1777 - 1811)*
  Thadeus Atwater (1782 - 1818)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In Memory of]
Mrs. REBECCA ATWATER the wife of
Mr. STEPHEN ATWATER who departed
this Life in full hopes of a blessed
Immortality through the Mediation
Jesus Christ on the 28th of January
1791 Aged 30 Years, who left a Com-
panion & 6 Pledges of their affection
to mourn the loss of a dead Wife &
fond Mother, her Virtues and univer-
sal Charity need no Encomiums here
they do honour to the Religion of
Jesus to her sex & to the Age in
which she lived without this perish-
able Monument of Stone

Also their Son ROBERT NELSON
ATWATER Aged 2 Years
 
Burial:
Grove Street Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Linden Ave. Lot 21
 
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Jun 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8940469
Rebecca <i>Gorham</i> Atwater
Added by: Nareen, et al
 
Rebecca <i>Gorham</i> Atwater
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