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Phineas A (Atwater) Atwatter (1699 - 1781)

Sgt Phineas A Atwatter formerly Atwater
Born in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 9 Nov 1727 in Wallingford, New Haven, CTmap
Husband of — married 15 Jun 1768 in Wallingford, New Haven, CTmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 81 in Cheshire, New Haven, Connecticut, USAmap
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Phineas A Atwater was born in 1699, the son of John Atwater and his wife Abigail Mansfield. [1] He was propounded a freeman of Wallingford on 30 Apr 1730. He married first Mehitable Mix on 10 Nov 1726 in Wallingford.

He married second Mary Ward on 9 Nov 1727 in Wallingford. Children: Sarah, Reuben, William Ward, Thomas, Ward, Phineas, Damaris, Merab, Ambrose.

After Mary Ward died in 1767 he married Hannah Moss on 15 Jun 1768 in Wallingford. Phineas died on 20 Sep 1781 in Cheshire, Connecticut.


  1. Edward A. Atwater (1873) Genealogical Register of the Descendants in the Male Line of David Atwater, One of the Original Planters of New Haven, Conn., to the Sixth Generation
*American Genealogical Biographical Index
  • Connecticut Soldiers, French and Indian Wars
  • Greater Omaha Genealogical Society, Barbour Collection - Wallingford, p. 23. "

by Capt Yale."

  • Donald Lines Jacobus, Families of Ancient New Haven ([CD]Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1981[originally]Rome, N.Y. and New Haven, Conn., 1922-1932), vol 1, p 61.
  • Find A Grave, database and images (Find A Grave: Memorial #29909293 : accessed 28 April 2019), memorial page for Phineas Atwater (23 Sep 1699–20 Mar 1777), citing Center Street Cemetery, Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA.


  • This profile was created on 13 September 2010 through the import of 124-DeCoursey.ged.

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Atwater-8 and Atwater-16 appear to represent the same person because: They appear to be the same person, dates,location etc.
posted by [Living Bowling]
Same person as un-sourced Atwater-8
posted by Darryl Rowles
Atwater-434 and Atwater-16 appear to represent the same person because: Atwater-434 just needs to be merged away. It is a remnant from when I was learning. Thank you
posted by Cami (McGee) Jones

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