Atwater,  Lt. Benjamin Leonard

Atwater, Lt. Benjamin Leonard

Male 1889 - 1943  (54 years)  

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  • Name Atwater, Benjamin Leonard 
    Title Lt. 
    Born 13 May 1889  Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 25 Jun 1900  152 Maple Ave, Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1905  Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 3 May 1910  152 Maple Ave, Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1915  Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 6 Jan 1920  Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 3 Nav 1927  Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 15 Jun 1943  4 Rumson Place, Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Died 15 Jun 1943  Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Buried Fair View Cemetery, Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I38304  Sackett | Simon Sackett the Colonist, Descendants of Thomas Sacket the Elder
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2015 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Ryder, Ella Cynthia,   b. Aug 1845, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov1927, Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F13598  Group Sheet

    Family Ely, Ruth L.,   b. 2 Aug 1899, Holmdel, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1974, Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Atwater, Carolyn,   b. 2 Oct 1923,   d. 24 Sep 2006  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F13599  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 May 1889 - Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 25 Jun 1900 - 152 Maple Ave, Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1905 - Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 May 1910 - 152 Maple Ave, Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1915 - Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Jan 1920 - Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 3 Nav 1927 - Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 15 Jun 1943 - 4 Rumson Place, Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jun 1943 - Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fair View Cemetery, Middletown, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Street/Feature Town/Village/Neighborhood Township/Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region/Continent/Ocean Not Set

  • Photos
    Benjamin Leonard Atwater (1890-1943)
    Benjamin Leonard Atwater (1890-1943)
    Photo from Find A Grave Memorial# 95032875, uploaded there by Ruth Ryan

    Headstones
    Benjamin Leonard Atwater (1889-1943)
    Benjamin Leonard Atwater (1889-1943)
    Image from Find A Grave Memorial# 95032875

  • Notes 
    • General Notes:

      New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980
      Name: Benj. L Atwater
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 13 May 1889
      Birthplace: S., Monmouth, New Jersey
      Father's Name: Dennis H. Atwater
      Father's Birthplace: U.S.
      Father's Age: 39y
      Mother's Name: Ella C. Ryder
      Mother's Birthplace: U.S.
      Mother's Age: 41y
      Reference ID: v 33 p 1 , System Origin: New Jersey-EASy , GS Film Number: 494215 , Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C01842-9

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      1900 Census, enumerated 25 Jun 1900 at 152 Maple Ave. in Shrewsbury Township Red Bank town, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      H Dennis Atwater Head M 50 Massachusetts b. Dec 1850
      C Ella Atwater Wife F 52 New York b. Aug 1848
      L Benjamin Atwater Son M 11 New Jersey b. May 1889
      E Francis Atwater Daughter F 13 New York b. Apr 1897
      District: 144 , Sheet Number and Letter: 31B , Household ID: 723 , Line Number: 82 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1240987 , Digital Folder Number: 004119923 , Image Number: 00374

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      1910 Census, enumerated 3 May at 152 Maple Ave. in Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Dennis H Atwater Head M 59 Massachusetts
      Ella C Atwater Wife F 64 New York
      Francis E Atwater Daughter F 22 New York
      Benjamin L Atwater Son M 20 New Jersey
      Cornelia F Burd Boarder F 71 New York
      George A Burd Boarder M 33 New Jersey
      District: 106 , Sheet Number and Letter: 27A , Household ID: 493 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M1283 , GS Film number: 1374914 , Digital Folder Number: 004330924 , Image Number: 00823

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      New Jersey, State Census, 1915, enumerated in Red Bank Borough, 3 ward, 3 district, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Dennis H Atwater M Massachusetts b. Dec 1850
      Ellan C Atwater F New York b. Aug 1845
      Francis E Atwater F New York b. Apr 1888
      Benjamin C Atwater M New Jersey b. May 1890
      George A Burd M New Jersey b. Jan 1874
      Cordelia Burd F New Jersey b. Nov 1839
      Rachore West F New Jersey b. May 1896
      Sheet Number and Letter: 4A , Household ID: 383 , Line Number: 44 , GS Film Number: 001465549 , Digital Folder Number: 005877733 , Image Number: 00672

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      1920 Census, enumerated 6 Jan 1920 on Fair St. in Paterson Ward 4, Passaic, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Ella C Atwater Head F 74 New York
      Frances E Atwater Daughter F 32 New York
      Benjamin F Atwater Son M 30 New Jersey
      District: 101 , Sheet Number and Letter: 6B , Line Number: 53 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T625 , GS Film number: 1821065 , Digital Folder Number: 004313366 , Image Number: 00809

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      New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949
      Name: Benjamin L. Atwater
      Event Type: Death
      Event Date: 15 Jun 1943
      Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
      Address: 4 Rumson Place
      Residence Place: Red Bank, N.J.
      Gender: Male
      Age: 53
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Occupation: Salesman, Feed & Coal
      Birth Date: 13 May 1893
      Birthplace: Red Bank, N.J.
      Burial Date: 18 Jun 1943
      Burial Place: Middletown, N.J.
      Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery
      Father's Name: Dennis H.
      Father's Birthplace: U.S.A.
      Mother's Name: Ella C. Ryder
      Mother's Birthplace: U.S.A.
      Spouse's Name: Ruth
      Reference ID: cn 13993 , GS Film Number: 2131471

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      From Find A Grave Memorial# 95032875
      Benjamin Leonard Atwater
      Birth: May 13, 1890
      Red Bank
      Monmouth County
      New Jersey, USA
      Death: Jun. 15, 1943
      New York, USA

      Lieut. Atwater was awarded many medals and citations, among them the Distinguished Service Cross, the highest of American decorations, the French Croix de Guerre and the Order of the Purple Heart.

      excerpt from the Red Bank Register - Jun 17, 1943

      Inscription: 1st Lieut 99th Aero Squadron, World War I

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Dennis H. Atwater (1850 - 1918)
      Ella Cynthia Atwater (1845 - 1927)

      Spouse:
      Ruth Ely Atwater (1899 - 1974)*

      Children:
      Carolyn Atwater Platt (1923 - 2006)*

      Sibling:
      Frances E. Atwater (1888 - 1968)*
      Benjamin Leonard Atwater (1890 - 1943)

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Fair View Cemetery
      Middletown
      Monmouth County
      New Jersey, USA
      Plot: SECTION II

      Created by: Anonymous
      Record added: Aug 08, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 95032875

  • Sources 
    1. [S1013] New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980, (Family Search), 9 Jun 2015.
      New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980
      Name: Benj. L Atwater
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 13 May 1889
      Birthplace: S., Monmouth, New Jersey
      Father's Name: Dennis H. Atwater
      Father's Birthplace: U.S.
      Father's Age: 39y
      Mother's Name: Ella C. Ryder
      Mother's Birthplace: U.S.
      Mother's Age: 41y
      Reference ID: v 33 p 1 , System Origin: New Jersey-EASy , GS Film Number: 494215 , Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C01842-9

    2. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), 95032875, 9 Jun 2015.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 95032875
      Benjamin Leonard Atwater
      Birth: May 13, 1890
      Red Bank
      Monmouth County
      New Jersey, USA
      Death: Jun. 15, 1943
      New York, USA

      Lieut. Atwater was awarded many medals and citations, among them the Distinguished Service Cross, the highest of American decorations, the French Croix de Guerre and the Order of the Purple Heart.

      excerpt from the Red Bank Register - Jun 17, 1943

      Inscription: 1st Lieut 99th Aero Squadron, World War I

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Dennis H. Atwater (1850 - 1918)
      Ella Cynthia Atwater (1845 - 1927)

      Spouse:
      Ruth Ely Atwater (1899 - 1974)*

      Children:
      Carolyn Atwater Platt (1923 - 2006)*

      Sibling:
      Frances E. Atwater (1888 - 1968)*
      Benjamin Leonard Atwater (1890 - 1943)

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Fair View Cemetery
      Middletown
      Monmouth County
      New Jersey, USA
      Plot: SECTION II

      Created by: Anonymous
      Record added: Aug 08, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 95032875

    3. [S954] 1900 U.S. Census, 10 Jun 2015.
      1900 Census, enumerated 25 Jun 1900 at 152 Maple Ave. in Shrewsbury Township Red Bank town, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      H Dennis Atwater Head M 50 Massachusetts b. Dec 1850
      C Ella Atwater Wife F 52 New York b. Aug 1848
      L Benjamin Atwater Son M 11 New Jersey b. May 1889
      E Francis Atwater Daughter F 13 New York b. Apr 1897
      District: 144 , Sheet Number and Letter: 31B , Household ID: 723 , Line Number: 82 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1240987 , Digital Folder Number: 004119923 , Image Number: 00374

    4. [S598] New Jersey, State Census, 1905, (FamilySearch.org), 9 Jun 2015.
      New Jersey, State Census, 1905, enumerated in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Dennis H Atwater M 54
      Ella C Atwater F 59
      Frances E Atwater F 17
      Benjamin L Atwater M 15
      Family Number: 4 , Line Number: 60 , GS Film number: 1688619 , Digital Folder Number: 004881593 , Image Number: 00144

    5. [S57] 1910 U.S. Census, 10 Jun 2015.
      1910 Census, enumerated 3 May at 152 Maple Ave. in Red Bank, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Dennis H Atwater Head M 59 Massachusetts
      Ella C Atwater Wife F 64 New York
      Francis E Atwater Daughter F 22 New York
      Benjamin L Atwater Son M 20 New Jersey
      Cornelia F Burd Boarder F 71 New York
      George A Burd Boarder M 33 New Jersey
      District: 106 , Sheet Number and Letter: 27A , Household ID: 493 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M1283 , GS Film number: 1374914 , Digital Folder Number: 004330924 , Image Number: 00823

    6. [S602] New Jersey, State Census, 1915, (FamilySearch.org), 9 Jun 2015.
      New Jersey, State Census, 1915, enumerated in Red Bank Borough, 3 ward, 3 district, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Dennis H Atwater M Massachusetts b. Dec 1850
      Ellan C Atwater F New York b. Aug 1845
      Francis E Atwater F New York b. Apr 1888
      Benjamin C Atwater M New Jersey b. May 1890
      George A Burd M New Jersey b. Jan 1874
      Cordelia Burd F New Jersey b. Nov 1839
      Rachore West F New Jersey b. May 1896
      Sheet Number and Letter: 4A , Household ID: 383 , Line Number: 44 , GS Film Number: 001465549 , Digital Folder Number: 005877733 , Image Number: 00672

    7. [S999] 1920 U.S. Census, 10 Jun 2015.
      1920 Census, enumerated 6 Jan 1920 on Fair St. in Paterson Ward 4, Passaic, New Jersey, United States
      Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
      Ella C Atwater Head F 74 New York
      Frances E Atwater Daughter F 32 New York
      Benjamin F Atwater Son M 30 New Jersey
      District: 101 , Sheet Number and Letter: 6B , Line Number: 53 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T625 , GS Film number: 1821065 , Digital Folder Number: 004313366 , Image Number: 00809

    8. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), 95032713, 9 Jun 2015.
      From Find A Grave Memorial# 95032713
      Ella Cynthia Atwater
      Birth: 1845
      Syracuse
      Onondaga County
      New York, USA
      Death: Nov. 3, 1927
      Red Bank
      Monmouth County
      New Jersey, USA

      Mrs. Ella C. Atwater died early Thursday morning at her home on Maple avenue at the at the age of 82 years.
      Six weeks ago she fell In her home and received injuries which resulted in her death.
      Mrs. Atwater was born at Syracuse, New York. She had been, a resident of Red Bank forty years.
      Her husband, Dennis H. Atwater, died nine years ago. She leaves a daughter, Miss Frances Atwater of New York, and a son, Benjamin L. Atwater of Red Bank.

      The funeral was held Saturday afternoon at the house and was conducted by Rev. Robert MacKellar, rector of Trinity church. Burial was made at Fair view Cemetery.

      Red Bank Register - Nov 9, 1927

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Dennis H. Atwater (1850 - 1918)

      Children:
      Frances E. Atwater (1888 - 1968)*
      Benjamin Leonard Atwater (1890 - 1943)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Fair View Cemetery
      Middletown
      Monmouth County
      New Jersey, USA
      Plot: SECTION II

      Created by: Anonymous
      Record added: Aug 08, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 95032713

    9. [S606] New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949, (FamilySearch.org), 9 Jun 2015.
      New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949
      Name: Benjamin L. Atwater
      Event Type: Death
      Event Date: 15 Jun 1943
      Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
      Address: 4 Rumson Place
      Residence Place: Red Bank, N.J.
      Gender: Male
      Age: 53
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Occupation: Salesman, Feed & Coal
      Birth Date: 13 May 1893
      Birthplace: Red Bank, N.J.
      Burial Date: 18 Jun 1943
      Burial Place: Middletown, N.J.
      Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery
      Father's Name: Dennis H.
      Father's Birthplace: U.S.A.
      Mother's Name: Ella C. Ryder
      Mother's Birthplace: U.S.A.
      Spouse's Name: Ruth
      Reference ID: cn 13993 , GS Film Number: 2131471


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