John Atherton Marsh

7 January 1897–October 1948 (Age 51)
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of John Atherton

When John Atherton Marsh was born on 7 January 1897, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Henry Daniel Marsh, was 31 and his mother, Edith Sherwood Hall, was 15. He married Lillian C Bailey. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1897. He died in October 1948, at the age of 51.

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John Atherton Marsh
Lillian C Bailey

Spouse and Children


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Daniel Marsh


    Edith Sherwood Hall




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 15

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John A Marsh in household of Henry D Marsh, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John A Marsh in household of Harriet M G Marsh, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Atherton Marsh in household of Daniel J Marsh, "United States Census, 1900"

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