Caleb Atwater

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

The Life 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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Caleb Atwater
Diana Lawrence
Marriage: about 1807

Spouse and Children

about 1807
North Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


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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.

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.

Sources (3)

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

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