Ezra Atherton

13 October 1793–
Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ezra

When Ezra Atherton was born on 13 October 1793, in Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Atherton, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Whitney, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Atherton
1753–1833
Elizabeth Whitney
1755–1829
William Atherton
1775–1803
Sarah Atherton
1777–
Betsey Atherton
1779–1857
Elizabeth Atherton
1779–
Thomas Atherton
1781–1849
Thomas Atherton
1781–
Thomas Atherton
1783–1849
Mary Atherton
1784–1847
Josiah Atherton
1787–1864
Phebe Atherton
1789–1790
... Atherton
1791–
Ezra Atherton
1793–
Lydia Atherton
1796–1798

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.
1803

Age 10

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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 (1)

  • Ezra Atherton, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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