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William Collins Atwater (1825 - 1899)

William Collins Atwater
Born in Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 3 Jun 1848 in Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusettsmap
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Died at age 73 in Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine, United Statesmap
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William C Atwater was born Nov. 14, 1825 died 14 Jan 1899 age 73[1] at Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Name: William C Atwater Event Type: Marriage Birth Date: abt 1826 Marriage Date: 3 Jun 1848 Marriage Place: Newburyport, Massachusetts Marriage Age: 22 Father Name: William Atwater Mother Name: Catherine Atwater Spouse Name: Mary J Grant Spouse Marriage Age: 17 Spouse Father Name: Ephroim Grant Spouse Mother Name: Lucinda Grant

Year: 1870; Census Place: Dexter, Penobscot, Maine; Roll: M593_553; Page: 441A; Family History Library Film: 552052 Name: William G Atwaters [William C Atwater] Age in 1870: 44 Birth Year: abt 1826 Birthplace: Massachusetts Dwelling Number: 442 Home in 1870: Dexter, Penobscot, Maine Race: White Gender: Male Occupation: Farmer Male Citizen over 21: Y Personal Estate Value: 500 Real Estate Value: 1700 Inferred Spouse: Mary I Atwaters Inferred Children: Mary S Atwaters Charles H Atwaters Walter Atwaters Benjm F Atwaters Matilda T Atwaters Catharine Atwaters Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts Birth Records to 1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000. Given Name: William Collins Surname: Atwater Son/Daughter: s, twin Father's Name, Occupation: William Mother's name: Catharine Birth/Baptism Date: 14 Nov 1825


  1. Maine Death Records, 1761-1922. Augusta, Maine: Maine State Archives. Maine Death Records, 1761-1922, Maine State Archives, Augusta, Maine, USA.
  • Marriage: Eggen, Cheryl, comp.. Vital Records of Newburyport MA to the End of the Year 1849. Salem, MA, USA: The Essex Institute, 1911.

  • The Eastern Gazette obituary for his son Edgar

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Atwater-325 and Atwater-4 appear to represent the same person because: Same wife, same son
posted by Sabrina Baskey

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