Donald H. Atherton


Brief Life History of Donald H.

When Donald H. Atherton was born in 1886, in New York, United States, his father, Oliver Clinton Atherton, was 37 and his mother, Eva Jennie Doolittle, was 27. He lived in Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1910.

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Donald H. Atherton
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  • Donald H Atherton, "United States Census, 1910"

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 0

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.


Age 31

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

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

English: habitational name from Hatherton, Staffordshire, from Old English haguthorn + dūn ‘the hill where hawthorn grows’.

English (East Anglia): topographic name from Middle English at ther doune ‘(dweller) on the hill’ (Old English æt thǣre dūne). Through confusion of -don and -ton, Attherdoune was altered to Atherton, Adderton, and Atterton.

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

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