Caleb Atwater

Male25 December 1778–13 March 1867

Brief Life History 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
Belinda Butler
Marriage: 3 April 1811
Douglas Atwater
Ebenezer Butler Atwater
Belinda Atwater
Richard Douglas Atwater
Dr. Dewitt Clinton Atwater
Henry Clay Atwater
Aurelia P. A. Atwater
George Atwater
Lucy M. Atwater
Caleb Atwater

Sources (6)

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

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  • Marriage
    3 April 1811
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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’.

    History: This surname was established from an early date in New England. David Atwater was one of the group of settlers who founded the New Haven colony in 1638.

    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 …

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