Caleb Atwater

25 December 1778–13 March 1867 (Age 88)
North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Caleb

When Caleb Atwater was born on 25 December 1778, in North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Ebenezer Atwater, was 36 and his mother, Rachael Parker, was 28. He married Diana Lawrence about 1807, in North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 13 March 1867, in Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Forest Cemetery, Circleville, Pickaway, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Atwater
1778–1867
Belinda Butler
1788–1857
Marriage: 3 April 1811
Douglas Atwater
1811–
Ebenezer Butler Atwater
1812–1816
Belinda Atwater
1813–1896
Richard Douglas Atwater
1816–1852
Dr. Dewitt Clinton Atwater
1819–1880
Henry Clay Atwater
1821–1822
Aurelia P. A. Atwater
1823–1900
George Atwater
1827–1860
Lucy M. Atwater
1829–1915
Caleb Atwater
1831–1831

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution
Age 3
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
Age 19
Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1803
Age 25
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone whose dwelling was by a river or lake, Middle English atte water ‘at the water’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Story Highlight

Caleb Atwater

Graduated from Williams College 1804; studied law and became a successful practitioner. He moved to Ohio in 1811, where for some years he was a member of the state legislature and postmaster at Circl …

Sources (6)

  • Caleb Atwater, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Caleb Atwater, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Caleb Atwater, "Find A Grave Index"

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