|Birth: ||Apr. 20, 1825|
|Death: ||Aug. 28, 1896|
Mrs. Mary Jane Aten, daughter of John and Mary Squier, and wife of Jacob C Aten, was born April 20th, 1825 in Butler Co. Ohio, where she lived until the time of her marriage, Nov. 10th, 1847.
Of eleven children Mrs. Aten is the only one surviving. Her parents lived to see their then other children all buried.
Mrs. Aten made a profession of religion and united with the Presbyterian Church in Franklin Ind. at the same time with her husband, about the 27th year of her age. About eight years after connecting with this church, Mr. and Mrs. Aten removed their membership to the Hopewell Presbyterian Church, the two churches being about equally distant from them. Upon their removal to Montgomery Co. Ill. they connected themselves with the Presbyterian Church of Butler.
The children of Mr. and Mrs. Aten are all living, and are as follows:
Hannah Maria born Jan. 15th, 1849
John Russel born July 14th, 1851
Margaret Ann born Dec. 9th, 1852
Mary Adaline born Dec. 23rd, 1856
Frank Peterson born Nov. 30th, 1859
Martha Della born July 18th, 1864
Source: Semi-Centenarians of Butler Grove Township, Montgomery County, Illinois: Also a Brief History of the Village of Butler (1878) by Thomas E Spilman
Jacob Cassat Aten (1825 - 1881)*
Hannah M Zong (1849 - 1925)*
Magdalene Ann Aten Gray (1852 - 1893)*
Mary Adeline "Addie" Aten Ware (1856 - 1906)*
Wares Grove Cemetery
Plot: North Half Row 10 18
Created by: Ann Tindall
Record added: Jan 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32590255