David Atwood

7 October 1752–28 September 1835 (Age 82)
Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of David

When David Atwood was born on 7 October 1752, in Hampstead, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, John Atwood III, was 38 and his mother, Ruth Whitticker, was 32. He married Sarah Clement on 31 March 1774. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 28 September 1835, at the age of 82, and was buried in Burns Hill Cemetery, Alexandria, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Atwood
1752–1835
Sarah Clement
1750–1826
Marriage: 31 March 1774
John Atwood
1774–1835
David Atwood Jr
1776–1852
Ruth Atwood
1777–
Moses Atwood
1779–1846
Job Atwood
1780–
Daniel Atwood
1782–
Sally Atwood
1785–1873
James Atwood
1785–
Caleb Atwood
1789–1842

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 March 1774
children

(9)

    John Atwood

    Male1774–1835Male

    Male1776–1852Male

    Ruth Atwood

    Female1777–Female

    Moses Atwood

    Male1779–1846Male

    Job Atwood

    Male1780–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 24

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 48

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode ‘by the wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Atwood, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • David Atwood, "Find A Grave Index"
  • David Atwood, "New Hampshire, Marriages, 1720-1920"

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