Lucy Atwell

Female1761–October 1847

Brief Life History of Lucy

Lucy Atwell was born in 1761, in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States. She married Nathaniel Wilson on 9 September 1778, in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died in October 1847, in Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86.

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Nathaniel Wilson
Lucy Atwell
Marriage: 9 September 1778
Mary Wilson
Sally Wilson
Nathaniel Wilson Jr.
James Willson
Polly Wilson
Roxanna Wilson
Patty Wilson
Martha W Wilson

Sources (5)

  • Lucy Wilson in entry for Mary Norcross, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924"
  • Lucy Wilson in entry for Mary Norcross, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Lucy Wilson in entry for Nathaniel Wilson, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1778Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 15

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

    1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

    Age 20

    The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 25

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English atte welle (Old English at thǣre wielle) ‘by the spring or well’. Compare Attwell , Tuell , and Well .

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

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