Walter Jonathan F Atherton

8 August 1860–
Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Walter Jonathan F

When Walter Jonathan F Atherton was born on 8 August 1860, in Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Franklin Atherton, was 44 and his mother, Mary Mc Keever, was 40. He married Lilla Bella Sprague on 11 October 1890, in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Walter Jonathan F Atherton
1860–
Lilla Bella Sprague
1872–1911
Marriage: 11 October 1890
George Frederic Atherton
1891–
Maybelle Atherton
1892–1893
Florence M Atherton
1894–1895
Carrie E. Atherton
1896–1898
Elsie M Atherton
1897–1900
Harold F Atherton
1899–1899
Gladys Atherton
1902–
Harold E Atherton
1903–1974
Frank E Atherton
1905–1906
Elsie M Atherton
1911–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1890
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(10)

    George Frederic Atherton

    Male1891–Male

    Maybelle Atherton

    Female1892–1893Female

    Florence M Atherton

    Female1894–1895Female

    Carrie E. Atherton

    Female1896–1898Female

    Elsie M Atherton

    Female1897–1900Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 36

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place near Manchester named Atherton, from the Old English personal name Æðelhere + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter F Atherton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter F Atherton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter J F Atherton in household of Franklin Atherton, "Massachusetts, State Census, 1865"

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