Atwater, Leonard

Atwater, Leonard

Male 1817 - 1908  (90 years)

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  • Name Atwater, Leonard 
    Born 23 Oct 1817  Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Education 1836  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1840  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 5 Sep 1850  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 10 Sep 1855  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 12 Jun 1860  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 23 Jun 1865  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Census 8 Jun 1870  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1878  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 12 Jun 1880  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 5 Jun 1900  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Died 12 Jan 1908  82 Broad St., Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    Buried 15 Jan 1908  Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12
    Association Atwater, James Billings M.D. (Relationship: Dr. James Billings Atwater, M.D. signed the death certificate of his father) 
    Person ID I2292  Sackett | Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder, Simon Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2016 

    Father Atwater, Joel,   b. 22 Apr 1769, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1837, Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Sacket, Lydia,   b. 4 Oct 1781, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1877, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 20 Sep 1802  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F1009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sackett, Juliet,   b. Sep 1816,   d. 12 Oct 1846  (Age ~ 30 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1839  [1
    • Ted Smith Note: Leonard is the second cousin of his first wife, Juiiet Sackett, with their nearest common ancestors being Eliakim Sackett and Bethesda Fowler.
    Children 
     1. Atwater, Ellen Marrian,   b. 1843, prob. Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901  (Age 58 years)
    +2. Atwater, Albert C.,   b. 3 Mar 1846, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1931, Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F972  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hedges, Frances,   b. 19 Feb 1825, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1915, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 3 Jan 1849  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9, 14
    • Frances and Leonard are fourth cousins, once removed, with their nearest common ancestors being John Sackett and Abigail Hannum.
    Children 
    +1. Atwater, Dennis Hedges,   b. 17 Dec 1850, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918  (Age 67 years)
     2. Atwater, Leonard Cornelius,   b. 14 Jul 1853, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1926  (Age 72 years)
     3. Atwater, Mary F.,   b. 4 Jul 1855, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1856  (Age 0 years)
    +4. Atwater, James Billings M.D.,   b. 3 Jul 1858, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1946  (Age 87 years)
     5. Atwater, Lucy F.,   b. 3 Mar 1861, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1908, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +6. Atwater, Margaret,   b. Nov 1864, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Oct 1817 - Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1836 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1840 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Atwater, Ellen Marrian - 1843 - prob. Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Atwater, Albert C. - 3 Mar 1846 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jan 1849 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Sep 1850 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Atwater, Dennis Hedges - 17 Dec 1850 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Atwater, Leonard Cornelius - 14 Jul 1853 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Atwater, Mary F. - 4 Jul 1855 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 10 Sep 1855 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Atwater, James Billings M.D. - 3 Jul 1858 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Jun 1860 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Atwater, Lucy F. - 3 Mar 1861 - Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Atwater, Margaret - Nov 1864 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 23 Jun 1865 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jun 1870 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1878 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 12 Jun 1880 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Jun 1900 - Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Jan 1908 - 82 Broad St., Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Jan 1908 - Pine Hill Cemetery, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • General Notes:

      Ted Smith Note: Leonard is the second cousin of his first wife, Juliet Sackett, with their nearest common ancestors being Eliakim Sackett and Bethesda Fowler.

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      U.S., High School Student Lists, 1821-1923
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Publication Year: 1836
      Publication State: Massachusetts
      School Name: Wesleyan Academy
      Residence: Westfield
      Title: Wesleyan Academy. Catalogue of the corporation, officers, and students, winter and spring terms, 1836.

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      1840 Census, enumerated in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Event Place: Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
      Page Number: 185
      1 male 20-30
      1 male 30-40
      2 females under 5
      3 Females 20-30

      Affiliate Publication Number: M704 , Affiliate Film Number: 186 , GS Film number: 0014680 , Digital Folder Number: 004409451 , Image Number: 00378

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      Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 03 Jan 1849
      Event Place: Westfield, Massachusetts
      Gender: Male
      Age: 31
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1818
      Residence: Westfield
      His second marriage
      Father's Name: Joel
      Mother's Name: Lydia
      Spouse's Name: Francis Hedges
      Spouse's Residence: Westfield
      Her first marriage
      Spouse's Father's Name: Dennis
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Alvena
      Certificate Number: 45
      GS Film number: 1428257 , Digital Folder Number: 4332356 , Image Number: 00477

      Ted Smith Note: Frances and Leonard are fourth cousins, once removed, with their nearest common ancestors being John Sackett and Abigail Hannum.

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      1850 Census, enumerated 8 Sep 1850 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
      Name Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater 32 Massachusetts
      Frances Atwater 25 Massachusetts
      Ellen M Atwater 6 Massachusetts
      Albert C Atwater 3 Massachusetts
      Caroline Sheldon 35 Connecticut

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      Massachusetts, State Census, 1855 enumerated 10 Sep 1855 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater M 38 Massachusetts, United States
      Frances Atwater F 30 Massachusetts, United States
      Ellen M Atwater F 12 Massachusetts, United States
      Albert C Atwater M 9 Massachusetts, United States
      Dennis H Atwater M 4 Massachusetts, United States
      Leonard C Atwater M 2 Massachusetts, United States
      Mary T Atwater F 0 Massachusetts, United States
      John F Boyden M 40 Massachusetts, United States
      Family Number: 813 , GS Film number: 000953946 , Digital Folder Number: 004279342 , Image Number: 00284

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      1860 Census, enumerated 12 Jun 1860 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater M 42 Massachusetts
      Frances H Atwater F 35 Massachusetts
      Ellen M Atwater F 16 Massachusetts
      Albert C Atwater M 14 Massachusetts
      Dennis H Atwater M 9 Massachusetts
      Leonard C Atwater M 6 Massachusetts
      James B Atwater M 1 Massachusetts
      Hannah Mc Graff F 20 Ireland
      Household ID: 603 , GS Film Number: 803502 , Digital Folder Number: 004232231 , Image Number: 00076

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      Massachusetts, State Census, 1865 enumerated 23 Jun 1865 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater M 47y Massachusetts
      Frances H Atwater F 40y Massachusetts
      Ellen M Atwater F 21y Massachusetts
      Allen C Atwater M 19y Massachusetts
      Dennis H Atwater M 14y Massachusetts
      L Cornelius Atwater M 12y Massachusetts
      James R Atwater M 6y Massachusetts
      Lucy F Atwater F 4y Massachusetts
      Margaret C Atwater F 7m Massachusetts
      Anna Mc Carly F 16y Ireland
      Family Number: 2 , Line Number: 10 , GS Film number: 0954565 , Digital Folder Number: 4286773 , Image Number: 00319

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      1870 Census, enumerated 8 Jun 1870 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater M 52 Massachusetts
      Francis Atwater F 45 Massachusetts
      Dennis H Atwater M 19 Massachusetts
      Cornelius Atwater M 16 Massachusetts
      Jas B Atwater M 11 Massachusetts
      Lucy Atwater F 9 Massachusetts
      Margaret Atwater F 5 Massachusetts
      Ellen Bailey F 45 Connecticut
      Household ID: 126 , Line Number: 8 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M593 , GS Film number: 000552118 , Digital Folder Number: 004269719 , Image Number: 00058

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      U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Residence Year: 1873
      Street address: 53 Broad
      Residence Place: Westfield, Massachusetts, USA
      Publication Title: Ridley´s Westfield Directory, 1873

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      1900 Census, enumerated 5 Jun 1900 in Westfield town, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater Head M 83 Massachusetts b. Oct 1817
      Frances H Atwater Wife F 75 Massachusetts b. Feb 1825
      Katherine O'Laughlin Servant F 39 Connecticut b. Apr 1861
      District: 608 , Sheet Number and Letter: 11B , Household ID: 224 , Line Number: 74 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1240653 , Digital Folder Number: 004113838 , Image Number: 00408

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      Location in Cemetery: 2-2-8-C

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      Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Married
      Birth Date: abt 1818
      Birth Place: Russell, Massachusetts
      Death Date: 12 Jan 1908
      Death Place: #82 Broad St., Westfield, Massachusetts, USA
      Age at Death: 90 y 2 m 20 d
      Father: Joel Atwater
      Birthplace of Father: Cheshire, Conn.
      Mother: Lydia Sackett
      Birthplace of Mother: Westfield, Mass.
      Retired
      Informant: Mrs. Jones, #82 Broad St., Westfield, Mass.
      Date of Burial: Jan 15, 1908
      Undertaker: Lauebson Furniture Co., Westfield, Mass.
      Primary cause of death: Old age
      Contributory cause: Catarrhal bronchitis
      Signed: J.B. Atwater, M.D.
      Filed: Jan 14, 1908

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      From Find A Grave Memorial# 102366166
      Leonard Atwater
      Birth: Oct. 23, 1817
      Russell
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA
      Death: Jan. 12, 1908
      Westfield
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA

      He was the son of Joel and Lydia Sackett Atwater. He married Juliet Sackett on October 3, 1839. His second marriage, to Frances Hedges, occurred on January 5, 1849 in Westfield, Massachusetts. At the time of his death, he resided at 82 Broad Street in Westfield, Massachusetts. According to his death certificate, he died of Old Age and Catarrhal Bronchitis. He was a Real Estate Dealer.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Joel Atwater (1769 - 1837)
      Lydia Sackett Atwater (____ - 1877)

      Spouses:
      Juliet Sackett Atwater (1816 - 1846)
      Frances Hedges Atwater (1825 - 1915)*

      Children:
      Ellen M Chesley (1843 - 1901)*
      Leonard Cornelius Atwater (1853 - 1926)*
      Mary F. Atwater (1855 - 1856)*
      Lucy F. Atwater Blake (1861 - 1908)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Inscription:
      Father

      Burial:
      Pine Hill Cemetery
      Westfield
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA

      Created by: Marlana Giglio
      Record added: Dec 19, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 102366166

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      Massachusetts, Mason Membership Cards, 1733-1990
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Birth Date: 23 Oct 1817
      Birth Place: Russell, Mass.
      Death Date: 12 Jan 1908
      Last Residence Place: Westfield
      Lodge: Mount Moriah
      Initiated: 20 Jan 1886
      Occupation: Real Estate Dealer


  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), 102366166, 8 Jun 2015.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 102366166
      Leonard Atwater
      Birth: Oct. 23, 1817
      Russell
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA
      Death: Jan. 12, 1908
      Westfield
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA

      He was the son of Joel and Lydia Sackett Atwater. He married Juliet Sackett on October 3, 1839. His second marriage, to Frances Hedges, occurred on January 5, 1849 in Westfield, Massachusetts. At the time of his death, he resided at 82 Broad Street in Westfield, Massachusetts. According to his death certificate, he died of Old Age and Catarrhal Bronchitis. He was a Real Estate Dealer.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Joel Atwater (1769 - 1837)
      Lydia Sackett Atwater (____ - 1877)

      Spouses:
      Juliet Sackett Atwater (1816 - 1846)
      Frances Hedges Atwater (1825 - 1915)*

      Children:
      Ellen M Chesley (1843 - 1901)*
      Leonard Cornelius Atwater (1853 - 1926)*
      Mary F. Atwater (1855 - 1856)*
      Lucy F. Atwater Blake (1861 - 1908)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Inscription:
      Father

      Burial:
      Pine Hill Cemetery
      Westfield
      Hampden County
      Massachusetts, USA

      Created by: Marlana Giglio
      Record added: Dec 19, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 102366166

    2. [S592] U.S., High School Student Lists, 1821-1923, (Ancestry.com), 8 Jun 2015.
      U.S., High School Student Lists, 1821-1923
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Publication Year: 1836
      Publication State: Massachusetts
      School Name: Wesleyan Academy
      Residence: Westfield
      Title: Wesleyan Academy. Catalogue of the corporation, officers, and students, winter and spring terms, 1836.

    3. [S223] 1840 U.S. Census, 4 Jun 2015.

      1840 Census, enumerated in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Event Place: Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
      Page Number: 185
      1 male 20-30
      1 male 30-40
      2 females under 5
      3 Females 20-30

      Affiliate Publication Number: M704 , Affiliate Film Number: 186 , GS Film number: 0014680 , Digital Folder Number: 004409451 , Image Number: 00378

    4. [S506] 1850 U.S. Census, 8 Jun 2015.
      1850 Census, enumerated 8 Sep 1850 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
      Name Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater 32 Massachusetts
      Frances Atwater 25 Massachusetts
      Ellen M Atwater 6 Massachusetts
      Albert C Atwater 3 Massachusetts
      Caroline Sheldon 35 Connecticut

    5. [S292] Massachusetts, State Census, 1855, (FamilySearch.org), 6 Jun 2015.
      Massachusetts, State Census, 1855 enumerated 10 Sep 1855 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater M 38 Massachusetts, United States
      Frances Atwater F 30 Massachusetts, United States
      Ellen M Atwater F 12 Massachusetts, United States
      Albert C Atwater M 9 Massachusetts, United States
      Dennis H Atwater M 4 Massachusetts, United States
      Leonard C Atwater M 2 Massachusetts, United States
      Mary T Atwater F 0 Massachusetts, United States
      John F Boyden M 40 Massachusetts, United States
      Family Number: 813 , GS Film number: 000953946 , Digital Folder Number: 004279342 , Image Number: 00284

    6. [S500] 1860 U.S. Census, 7 Jun 2015.
      1860 Census, enumerated 12 Jun 1860 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater M 42 Massachusetts
      Frances H Atwater F 35 Massachusetts
      Ellen M Atwater F 16 Massachusetts
      Albert C Atwater M 14 Massachusetts
      Dennis H Atwater M 9 Massachusetts
      Leonard C Atwater M 6 Massachusetts
      James B Atwater M 1 Massachusetts
      Hannah Mc Graff F 20 Ireland
      Household ID: 603 , GS Film Number: 803502 , Digital Folder Number: 004232231 , Image Number: 00076

    7. [S587] Massachusetts, State Census, 1865, (Family Search), 9 Jun 2015.
      Massachusetts, State Census, 1865 enumerated 23 Jun 1865 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater M 47y Massachusetts
      Frances H Atwater F 40y Massachusetts
      Ellen M Atwater F 21y Massachusetts
      Allen C Atwater M 19y Massachusetts
      Dennis H Atwater M 14y Massachusetts
      L Cornelius Atwater M 12y Massachusetts
      James R Atwater M 6y Massachusetts
      Lucy F Atwater F 4y Massachusetts
      Margaret C Atwater F 7m Massachusetts
      Anna Mc Carly F 16y Ireland
      Family Number: 2 , Line Number: 10 , GS Film number: 0954565 , Digital Folder Number: 4286773 , Image Number: 00319

    8. [S501] 1870 U.S. Census, 8 Jun 2015.
      1870 Census, enumerated 8 Jun 1870 in Westfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater M 52 Massachusetts
      Francis Atwater F 45 Massachusetts
      Dennis H Atwater M 19 Massachusetts
      Cornelius Atwater M 16 Massachusetts
      Jas B Atwater M 11 Massachusetts
      Lucy Atwater F 9 Massachusetts
      Margaret Atwater F 5 Massachusetts
      Ellen Bailey F 45 Connecticut
      Household ID: 126 , Line Number: 8 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M593 , GS Film number: 000552118 , Digital Folder Number: 004269719 , Image Number: 00058

    9. [S1282] North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000, (Ancestry.com) (Reliability: 2), 1 Dec 2016.
      History and Genealogy of the Family of Thomas Noble, of Westfied, Massachusetts : With Genealogical . . .

      p. 607

      5434. Alvena Noble, dau. of Col. Jacob, was b. in Westfield, Mass., Dec. 5, 1801, and there d. Apr. 22, 1876, ae. 74.

      She m. May 13, 1824, Dennis Hedges, b. in Middletown, Conn., Dec. 17, 1799, s. of Abraham and Thankful (Barnes) Hedges. He d. in Westfield, Mass., Aug. 6, 1876, ae. 76. He was a blacksmith and farmer.

      p. 608.

      Children born in Westfield.

      5633. Frances, b. Feb. 19, 1825; m. Jan. 3, 1849, Leonard Atwater of Westfield, a manufacturer of whips and cigars. They reside, 1878, in Westfield.

      5634. Margaret, b. June 22, 1827; m. Oct. 15, 1851, Asa Bennet Clark, a druggist of Independence, Iowa, where they both reside, 1878.

      5635. Cornelius, b. Oct. 28, 1831; pursued his preparatory studies at Westfield Academy, graduated Yale College, 1853; m. July 7, 1856, Edna L. Smith. He resides 1878 in Helena, Montana Ter., and is a commissioner of public instruction for the Territory, and judge of probate for the counties (sic) of Lewis and Clark.

      5636. Ellen, b. Sept. 14, 1835; d. Feb. 13, 1839, ae. 3.

      Researched by Ted Smith


    10. [S960] 1880 U.S. Census, 8 Jun 2015.
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Lenard Atwater Self M 62 Massachusetts, United States
      Dennis H Atwater Son M 29 Massachusetts, United States
      L Cornelius Atwater Son M 24 Massachusetts, United States
      Lucy F Atwater Daughter F 19 Massachusetts, United States
      Catherine Condson Other F 60 Ireland
      Frank Howlans Other M 27 Ireland
      Franices Atwater Wife F 54 Massachusetts, United States
      Margaret Atwater Daughter F 15 Massachusetts, United States
      District: 295 , Sheet Number and Letter: 36B , GS Film Number: 1254535 , Digital Folder Number: 004241712 , Image Number: 00076
      Familysearch.org database says Maryann C. instead of Margaret, but the image looks more like Margaret, matching the 1870 census name.

    11. [S954] 1900 U.S. Census, 8 Jun 2015.
      1900 Census, enumerated 5 Jun 1900 in Westfield town, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Leonard Atwater Head M 83 Massachusetts b. Oct 1817
      Frances H Atwater Wife F 75 Massachusetts b. Feb 1825
      Katherine O'Laughlin Servant F 39 Connecticut b. Apr 1861
      District: 608 , Sheet Number and Letter: 11B , Household ID: 224 , Line Number: 74 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1240653 , Digital Folder Number: 004113838 , Image Number: 00408

    12. [S766] Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, (FamilySearch.org), 5 Jun 2015.
      Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Married
      Birth Date: abt 1818
      Birth Place: Russell, Massachusetts
      Death Date: 12 Jan 1908
      Death Place: #82 Broad St., Westfield, Massachusetts, USA
      Age at Death: 90 y 2 m 20 d
      Father: Joel Atwater
      Birthplace of Father: Cheshire, Conn.
      Mother: Lydia Sackett
      Birthplace of Mother: Westfield, Mass.
      Retired
      Informant: Mrs. Jones, #82 Broad St., Westfield, Mass.
      Date of Burial: Jan 15, 1908
      Undertaker: Lauebson Furniture Co., Westfield, Mass.
      Primary cause of death: Old age
      Contributory cause: Catarrhal bronchitis
      Signed: J.B. Atwater, M.D.
      Filed: Jan 14, 1908
      [Transcribed from image by Ted Smith]

    13. [S498] Massachusetts, Town & Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Ancestry.com), 5 Jun 2015.
      Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
      Name: Joel Atwater
      Event Type: Marriage
      Marriage Date: 20 Sep 1802
      Marriage Place: Westfield, Massachusetts
      Spouse Name: Lydia Sacket

      Transcribed from image:
      C-250
      ATWATER -- SACKET
      Joel Atwater of Rusell
      Lydia Sacket of Westfield
      Intentions filed -- Sept. 5, 1802
      Certificate Issued -- Sept. 20, 1802

    14. [S750] Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915, Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915, (https://familysearch.org), 8 Jun 2015.
      Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915
      Name: Leonard Atwater
      Event Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 03 Jan 1849
      Event Place: Westfield, Massachusetts
      Gender: Male
      Age: 31
      Birth Year (Estimated): 1818
      Residence: Westfield
      His second marriage
      Father's Name: Joel
      Mother's Name: Lydia
      Spouse's Name: Francis Hedges
      Spouse's Residence: Westfield
      Her first marriage
      Spouse's Father's Name: Dennis
      Spouse's Mother's Name: Alvena
      Certificate Number: 45
      GS Film number: 1428257 , Digital Folder Number: 4332356 , Image Number: 00477


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