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this history.

Remember, members, the modus operandi (d ihc true poet synd)olizes
words the meaning of which — at first — are beyond the immediate grasp of
us ordinary punsters. Therefore, in order to properly understand her ingeiuous
epigrams read them more than once. Remember the j)ocl s|)ans eons in a feu
words, while giving lightning thrusts to the essence of the subject.

Later, if time is allowed, we hope to republish man\ of licr editorials
and the balance of her poetical works — from which she \\a> withdrawn so
unexpectedly. And this might have been a nmcli belter work, if ?hc had
been physically able to read and revise it.

The following of her poems were selected for this issue:



Word Power

My dearly Beloved:

Play with words, toss them up in sport, see how liiirli \ ou can
make them go, yet catch ihcin again like a child:

Hoard words, heap thcni into i;litlcring piles, listen to their iiojdcn
sounds and gloat over them like a miser:

Dip into words, clea\e their shining surfaces antl lost awhile in
their shallow coolnesses, emerge refreshed and inxigorated — like a bather:

Or better, delve into words, seeking deeplyd)urie(l meanings or long-
lost significances, — perchance to bring up ancient treasure^ike a diver.

Send words out with kindK messages attached, watch them ll\
away with )()ur thoughts . . . tln-n wait for iheni to icimn to \ou like doves;

Greet bold, new words as well as cling to the old and cheii-hed —
aware that all words have innate valiio and di-linci personalities — like people:

Better yet, worship all holy words, make obeisance in their presence,
bow before their magic and kneel before their wonder- like a priest:

Dare even BE a certain word, whieh living on generation after
generation, bears profound meaning and carries joy and solace — like Love;



72 ATWATER GENEALOGY

\^'ilh the first word, the first l)eiiig; initiated a human miraele. as
the last U> ^df\> out the last word, will pnmoiiiue the luiinan dehaile. for the
Word is hadge of all hunianhood ... its s\iiiht)l oi creati\e power liki- CmhI:

So. dearlv Beloved, worship words: and trust, dying among them.
to merge at last with the Fitial V^Urd:- that W Ord. immortal, exerlasting. . . .

KternitN I



Woman Power



liloutl, milk and tears*, these licpiid three — ((impoiients of a rheiiii-li\
Scourging the bodv physical, di-til the essence spiritual . . . uf Woman:



Crimson ooze, distressing the child: red bruize of maidi-nlmod . . . cxiltd:
Scarlet toll e\t<trted hv hirlh: Mood pays all costs which ) iehl her worth

to WOman:

Impatient stream whose gush attests the eagerness of yearning hreasts . . .
And hiiwels to bowels again ties them: the chililllowcr t<i its parent stem . . .

to W omaii;

Those taut exasperated ner\es. whose sheer excess her function serves . . .
Tears ease their tension, still the stress: even ^pill the lldiulini; ha|)|)iiiess

111 W iiinan :

In the strengtii ui centered purposiveness. Jesus, the Man. in his distress
Showed that same force inxincible: the great Creative Print ijile

of \\ (imaii :



.Man of the gajting wound, bleeding, torn: wlmni milk ut hhk \ Icll loiloin:
Whuse tears met hers when "Jesus wept." uliat wa> tli\ (iinl ?■ divine concept

of W nman'.''

Was it that she. destined t<i be slave of lnr I'un binluiiv ...
.'^hould li\e to see the final <liMim of the Imman liuil <il llic Mrcdim; womli

of W uuian'.''



(). cruicified '"lool." forgotten l'rin(f . . . (d I'eat f. our world > >m\ laiiurc

hints:
IVrchance Mans bl<i<id\ Hrotherhood ;iuait^ a lijicding .Sislti IhmkI

of W oiiiari I

'Acknowledgmeiil lo l>-adoi;i |)mnan. in wlio-c XnlohioL:! a|ili\ . \I\ l.ilc.
published in \*)21. iImx- wokI- o( cur in dilfiTcnl onlii. i >i~i i ilmi^ llir liirlli
«»f a < hild in I'ari^ during I he (»rrman n-ige of \\ orld War 1. ^Iir w rih-: " \s
I lav there, torn and lii-|p|c«.>.. a Iripir -I ream id Iftirs niid mill, arn/ IiIoihI
pimn-tl frnin inr.



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73



The Author's Section




My Grandfather

Elisha M.



My Father at 16
Samuel Holiai I



Picture taken on glass about 1864.



Below
Samuel Hobart at 35. Louisa Edith Babcoc k at IT).





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The
Human Tree



A mail ... a woman.
hewn fiuin llu* selfsame Tree:



The taller — his head always straining liiglier.
he jilaces his tru.st in reasoned Thought:

Hroatler of reach her heart e\er heating faster,
she |)ins her faith to inluili\e L nderslanding:



His feet are r«)oted in soil: the earth must supjuirt liiiii:
She joins him at llii-ir (ore: his strength must sustain lur —
lie. trunk of the human tri'e: she. hranch. hearing (lower and Iriiil:
His. the vertical expression juiit nl eailli itself, upuard-strix ing:
Hers, a horizontal inlluence — at one uitli creation, all emhracing;



Cross-beams of an ancient (ru\-s\ml>ol of sex. of lo\e and id sacrifice.
I><»th merge toward a < t-nter of heing in union, neither male nor ieinale;
\et di\erge into separate entities in di\i>ion. a mkiii and a woman:
Without her. oid\ a sterile -!Nin|i. man i- ^tiipiied (d all a( lual significance;
Without him. mereh a harren log. wi>Mian i^ di\e-led ot an\ real meaning:



I. oils hai k in eleriiit\. llie I ree was liewii . . .

Koiis forward in eti-iiiit\. ScieiK c ma\ heal llie wound

and thcM- "twain' reunite uitliin (lie ()iiiiinal liee. . .



.Meatiwhile. a man and a woman
halves of an inleijral Whole,
demand iom|ile|ioii eai li. in il^ (oiinlei |i;irl
Hinnial spirit sc<-ks I nit)
III liijiiianhood !



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75




Above — The Author and Jessie, his wife, taken in Miami. Fla.. 1911.

Below — "Trails End. " our 2()()-acre estate for 25 )ears in
Putnam Count) , New York.




76 ATWATER GENEALOGY

Vista?

^ oil tcfl it. u luMi
your train ruars tlirnugli some fit) and a dralt rtn it-w of shanties, shacks and
shops rush h\ ... then, its forefinger |>oiiiling high, a spire dominates tlie
sk\ with magnet-power whieh instantU transports Nour spirit from the thdl
and ugh. to the heautiful . . .

and feel it. tlicn :

^ oil sense it. w hen
the eye perceives beneath fret-hice of io( u-i leaves, supple, sun-lit iiiterstiies.
wherein lieguiiing traceries carve on tin- (opper of the sk\ . mazes whose
io\t'|\ filigree ensnares \our spirit in a ^\n-\\ >>[ what seems certain tnirade . . .

and sense it. tlicn ;

You know it. when
pausing hefore some old cathedral, to adore those martyrs, prophets. Saints-
in-God. whose pious faiths patienlh |)lod a frieze across its stone facade.
\ou meet an all-i-omj)elling pn.'d of spirit into empatln wilh their austere
concepts of dul\ . . .

and know it. tlicn :

This surging reach toward some far goal, tlii^ -uddcn >all\ ot the -oul.
this hlending of idenlilv with these rare as|)ects ot licaiitx. rc\cali(l at times
exquisitelv in .\rl. Nature ami liumanitx . . . insights, none nia\ i)U\ or
sell . . . vistas of Truth. in\aluahle!



Sappho



In deep rellectioii. freed from se\-coercion.

H\ preference. chasle - a sentient, (iiei ian

Oiw wooed silence, where mind and Mu.m- miiiht heart it

Priestess ol lieantN

Whose genius was Spirit:

I he other, a wanton, w Iio.m' ijnlea. - lied desires
(joadcd her lloh until sensual sho<ld\
Flaring in lu>|o <d elementar\ fires

Ilia/I'd to I.esliian

lieguilenicnl!< of ImkK :

Sharing one temple a \e>lal. a harlot:
\» pagan, a^ poet. pla\ iiig the ^ame Ivre;
Uohed now. in loriniid rcsllessiu^- o| -i;iil(|.

I hen. ehid in i|l|irl

W hileness of (aimed attire.



ATWATER GENEALOGY 77

Obeyed the scll-sainc call to cdiiscm ralioii.
Urged of (Hie love, expressed in ( oiiiitiT-fashion:
The vestal, in creative suhliinalioii :

The harlot, body's

Primordial passion;

Beauty was means — and end. Bruized. e\er-\parniiifr;.
One chased what (Icsli a chance moment admired:
The other, eternal values discerning.

Captured a music . . .

. . . Sitirit-insnired!



u



Frag-ilina^" Faces Mars



*White marble nude in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New ^ ork Cil\ —
the work of Attilio Piccirilli. The sculptor has shaped an adolescent, kneeling
girl, whose averted head, arm positions and title con\e\ o\ertone^ ol in<\-ohi-
tion, timidity — even reluctance to meet realil) .

So frail a bough to face its fate; so tender a stem to l)ear

Its fruit, she seems to hesitate — afraid or loath to wear

The grandeur of her womanhood; or dare, full grown ol purpose,

Fearlessly express the Future on such present slenderness;

She is embodiment of Peace, who kneels before the hour
When in the fullness of release, she wields a surer |)ower:
Yet, can but dream Today away and cower, although Tomorrow,
Dread reality menaces sperm and womb disastrously;

Stark force of circumstance, empower the bough to face its burgeon;
Strengthen this stem: bring bud and (lower to fruition. As guerdon
Of courage, grant her a near accouchement: that all peoples of the earth
May hear the birth-cry of a finer, nobler Era,

When Peace, recast in stronger mold of bronze, shall opinly

Defy War's rust-corroding hold on man's societx

And stand erect, century after century — a modern Pax.

Whose world-wide ministrations embrace creatively One Family of ^'alion.s!

*Rome had its Goddess of Peace . . . I'ax. Vhe Pax Romana in(hnl(>d mo<t of
the then-known world and endured Imndreds of years.



"T dont know who m\ grandfather was:

1 am more concertied to know what m\ grandson will b;'

— A. Fincoln.



78 ATWATER GENEALOGY

co^lMK^TAK^ \\i> vcknowledgments

How is \t»ur l.n. (Ill tilt* historv of viiur iuicestors? Woulil \t>u ii'iehe
a plu«i iir a minus, in an exaininatitm ctixering this most interesting subject — -
especialU to a tiesiendaiit of Daxid \tt water'.''

Sinee 1 undertook this "iahor ol love" — despite adverse predictions hv
faniilv members — many erroneous stories have been calletl to ni\ attention.
Nalurallv. tlie ones concerning the "strange" spelling of my own name in-
trigued me more than all others. With o\er one hundred iii(|iiiries. about
the double "\." answers were necessarv. Bill tlic ('\|ilaiialor\ ( liii-tmas cards
of 1954 dill not stop the inquiries.

One reasonable storv — even if inacciiiati- a> to iiio>t ot u> (ItiiiMc t"s —
claimed the change in spelling \sas iiu itcd tlirii Kt\ «iluliuiiai \ Icuds in 7().
The Patriot took one spelling llic Tor\ the otiicr. A siinilai talc had llic
King giving a grant «d land in New lla\<'n In (Hic (d tuii laniil\ incndicrs.
during the war. who. (d course, was a Join and with ilie same ending.
I ndoubtedK. there were mend»ers of oiir faniil\ on llic wrong side — accord-
ing to how one viewed the coidlicl.

If manv of the curious who wrot(> mc Jiad ever read an \t\satcr
Genealog\ . tlu*\ could ha\e answered llicii own (jucries. Nbinlicr- who
doubted m\ .New Ha\en ancestry bccaux' of spelling and present Caliloiiiia
residence, should realize that l)a\ i(r> descendants now rcsitle in ever\ state
in the I nion. Of course, mv father. Saniml llnl.art. and ni\ ^laiidlatlicr.
Elisha. were both born in New llaxcn. (!onn. I wa> lo- totlunalc jicing
born in New ^ oik (at\ .

\ll niend»ers and especialK those bearing the name Atwater. will be
interested in knowing that during our lon<: and tedious search for iainilx
URMnbers. in the I niteti States and Canada, wr toiind on!\ two taniilics
liearing the name of Atwater. who disclairmd |)a\i(l a^ tlicii aiK c-tor. I he
following letter explains one (a-r:

"\\\ l)i-ar Mr. \ltwater: M\ liii-band wa- not ot llir Maviil \twati-i
Fanulv in America." He wa- bom in Iaii>to(k. |)i\on. Knijjand. on I.) \la\
1}U>}! and dird iti "(ihicago" on I 1 .Iarniai\ I'M'*, lb' ( anic to Xniciira. with
'Sir Johnson I oibc^ |{obcil>-on' in I'^l.'i. as coniiiarn n:anaiici. ( )n oiii Irc-
ipuMit tours, we (dtcn met pfoplc b\ the name o| "Vtwatcr. bnt \on aif tlic
fir»l,- that us<*d the "\ttwalci. I lir lattci i> iiscti in Kntiland and llic extra
T. must ha\e been diopjird along tin* wa\ in \incii(a.

I^in(iicl\. I joKiKc Haird \ltwatcr. '



The pedigree (d lioiicv

I )ocv not concern llic bee:
A « lo\ CI. an\ t line, to iiim.

I- ai i-|o( racy."

— I>iiiil\ I )i( kinsoii



ATWATER GENEALOGY 79

The other party, from Pittsburgh. ur<it(': ". . . u|Min arrival here Iniin
Germany (my father I after being naturalized had his surname ehanged
through aetion of the Court in 1922. troni Aulin \\ asser [<> Vlualrr."

There has been some doubl in the minds of nianv famil\ tncndiers —
that our statement of six previous Atvvater histories was correct. As the writer
possessed the first Atwater Geneah)g\. publislied in l.'!51. lie recjuested his
cooperati\e and good friend. 'Rex* Atwater. to settle the matter for all time.
His excellent article about the Father of Atwater Genealogy- Reverend Kd-
ward Elias Atwater — gives just, if delayed credit, to a worthv pioneer.

The following Library of Congress record may be of interest to present
members and those who come after us:

Library of Congress*
CS71A89— 1851

#125 ATWATER — A Genealogical Register of descendants in tin- male

line of David Atwater, one of the original planters of \rw Ha\en. to the

fifth generation. New Haven. Conn.

J. H. Benham 1851— 3()p. 2^1/. em.

Compiled by EDWARD ELIAS ATWATER.

CS7LA89— 1873.

#126 ATWATER — same as above — sixth generation.
New Haven — Tuttle. Morehouse & Tavlor 1873.
Compiled by EDWARD ELIAS ATWATER.

ATWATER— see also Bagg. CS71B144— 1895.

Why past editors and compilers found it necessary to mispell all the
Attwater names of our English ancestors is hard to understand. rhe\ were
not one "t" members. We found no difficulty in this task- designating the
New World two "t" members as they would wish to be listed.

David wrote "Attwater" in his will- -all of it written in lii> «iwn liantl -
the last double "t" being his signature.

There could be many nice things to say alidut our co-authors. However,
they are all well-known in their respective occupations or coiinnunities.

Dr. Reginald Atwater has been an executive of the American Me(li< a!
Association for many years. Not only doctors but prominent citizens thruout
the country respect his diplomacy, knowledge and ability.

Ray H. Mattison. who has written many historical articles and stories of
the "Bad Lands." has contributed one of our most interesting connections
with the Old World.

Helen Atwater Wrigley, wife of Plnliji K. Vi'rigley. who is an outstanding
figure in industrial and sport financing, is known for h(>r own main good
works.

George Franklin Atwater. writer of the "Charter Oak" story, is father
of a well known writer. Franklin Simpson, co-author of a number of .McGraw-
Hill books.



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Wtirn Li.Hcll Thomas sent me a note about ••.Mi>iit\.' I iiimu'dialely
!r Mar^k Meig» Atwater. hi* mother. The picture aiul her iiittrcstin- article
»»m lie luuiui ill the Historical Section.

Jane Alnaler Pratt is justlv pruuil of the unusual K)ng career of her

\tuater W'okott. our \oungest contrilnilor. did his <\ul in the

r Force.
Hubert K. \tuater was not onl\ chise to Francis hul also had the

ion of personal contact with Clara Barton.
In a«Klilion lo ihose mentioned abo\e, the author wishes l.i Miaiik all
iitriiilirr» >eiii)ing in extra geneahgical material. Special iiiniti.ui -lnudd
iiulu.lf ("apt. James l\. Atwater. Cleo Alwater (j-..ul. lames Hassclt \t\\at.r.
Hulh \lwater Soiulcrejiticr. June Franklin. Dc Will II. Fe.sseiiden. Ihius I,.
\lwjlc-r. Nanc\ Atwater Knplish. Mrs. Harry Atwaler and \Ii-. lliKii Wind.
Mho liao stiii-e passed away.



In the \ Illume Francis incorrectly called Vidunie 1. Kduard Klias also
c«»ntf iliit. d a great porti»»ii of ihe new hislorj, and j^enealojiical material. And
a |( 1. u!tl Ik* accorded Rcherl Henry Atwater. who. afler |)aiiislaking

re»**arch. *»rolc the first eijrhty-three pages of so-called Vohimc I.

In thi^ \«-in. wc h*el it is not oid\ a pleasure hul a diit\ on <un pari, lo
rei'ortl olhi- \ts\.it<r Family iiiemhers of disliticlion.

.\TV'\TKl; I o.o .Dec. 25. 17T;;-Mar(h l;{. \l\(u). I'.nrn \urlli \dams.
Ma? - , rioiict-r. Author and Kducaltir. Appoinlcd \>\ I'ltsidcnl Jackson
to Irral with the \\ innehago and other Indians <>\ I'rairir dii (liicn.
Mhich !rfat\ waf finally ratifird h\ ('ongress in lo2'>>. Ih' was ihc rii>l
ad\<K.ilr of (ore>l t onserxalion : fust to predict the success of the rail-
Ma) ; hr Ma^ the fir-l historitn of his stale and the founder <d her (Ohio)
M'hool s\Mrni
\T\\ STFU.I.ymaii Hoichkiss (Irh. A. ir.l.M'.-j.. IT. \[\V,A). ClcrjiNman and

\ Am .ilor.
\T\\ MH{ Jcrrmiah, see Nat. Mio.. p. ;iS2. \. IJ. 105.
M^ line Alwater. h. IHS.'i. author, m. I{e\ . John Masmi.

\ I U \ I 1 i;. John \\ illiur. N. C!., m.: Fift\ -Sixth C.<ingress.
UIMl. II.I.MI K.. M.h- (ieneah.gN. «l. P^f).'!.

\|U\IH{ \»a (,.dlre\. War Service l<)lll">i(.. ir-.m l.uiil. \>> Cnl.mel.

'HTxiie I ' •_. \eai». li ttlalion (loinmandcr (iernian Xidcnnes

U MciuIkt <d III :in\ orgmi/alions and chilis: now living in l'liiu>-

....'. Awarded medals for inerilorious ser\ ii i* niililarx npi lalioiis.

' John I'., of ."^ig(l!^l (!or|ts. killed in action in Iramc: m. (>lad\s

I '^mithfichl. - ■!. ImIiii |'.. Jr.. sister. Mrs. 1. D. M <•. <pi

■1 - J. III. I'. Cole.

M .- '• \. I iii\ersil\ <d l.i\\a. -anie \1..^.. I ni\. ui

^^ jih\. NhMiilier id main professional and

/alloMD. iSoW living New Orleans. L'l.

. \ \\ \ 1 1 li. if. K< III, Iwici* Mayor of r.iii lingamr. Calif., also served as

M., t ..f <W.fK. !•».. ill l'<)12. 15. ^(.llllg^tnwn. Ohio, the \1a\oi d.

A, 1. Hi- wai» a memher of inany organi/aliuns and scimiI



ATWATER GENEALOGY 81

as V.P. of California l\(>al l'.stal(> Association. His widow. Mrs. Christine
B., a son, H. Kent, Jr., (lauglitcr. Mrs. Alfred W. Esroffier and a sister,
Mrs. Thomas Jenkins survive.

ATWATER. Gordon A., Management ConsuUant. Purdue University. USPS.
Former Direitor of Ha\den Planelariuin. Writer and memher of many
scientific and c(hicational organizations, lu'sidcncc. .New Kochelle. N. Y.

ATWATER, Isaac. 1893. History of Minneapolis.



All articles, not attributed to publications or indixiduals. arc l)\ tlic
Author. Honor students. I^oraine ko and Arlene Goldberg, ol liie I iii\cisil\
of California, deciphered and l)ped the iiulividual family records, uiidir the
supervision of the Author. Checking and proof-reading of the Genealogy was
finally completed thru the co-operation and assistance of Pearl Smith Vogt.

In addition to family members, the Author wishes In thank all nur
friends, who have taken such an unselfish interest in this work. Besides these
heretofore mentioned, our appreciation and thanks Id liiilli 1!. IJnberis for
her final reading of the typesetter's completed pages.

Last, but not least, to that talented young actress and artist, Alice Nobes
Lunsford. for her continued interest and especially her artistic work on the
Attwater Arms and Crest, which thru her aesthetic endea\ors is now in
the homes of so many of our family members.

Finally, may I call to the attention ol those mendiers inlereslcd in
'Heraldry' the following facts. While the one we use in this Ndhinie i> llic
best looking of the three Arms and Crests, attributed by Burke and nlhers
to Attwater families, it has not l)een subjected to emblishmeni or (I(m idiiim
by the artist, which has been the case with so nian\ nf the older ianiiK >\ nd)ois
which are now offered to the public. The coloring by the artist has been taken
from authentic records of the past.

Even the motto— PATRIA CLARA CARIOR LIBERTAS (translated,
'dear is countr\ but liberty is dearer still,' now used by some Atwater
members, has been discarded by this Author, as Contra honos mores.

Does any member of our clan imagine that Edward IV. Henr\ \ III.
Richard 111 or that unspeakable Elizabeth would have allowed a show of
'poor manners' on any banner of chieftain or knight?



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Your Genealogical Record

In t\%e OLD WOULD \uur direct ancestors have been ;iutlitntii aled
a« fulluws:

LHnMAS ATTW ATF.IL wife Eliner Thomas died Sept.-Oct.. 1 U',4

JOHN. Hife Mar\an J"liii before July 14. 1501

I l\ llie Elder Robert died December. 1522

lin'Si KS, wife Johanna Thomas died .November. 1517

l.HI(l>I(U'HKI{. wife Maryan Christopher died April. 1573

jUHN \ri\\ ATKK, wife Susan Narsin: d. Nov. \()'M> — father and mother of



Davii>— In America rl. 2nd f.

4ih = 5th #.

Tlh r ;Jih i

Itnh r 11th ff.



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ATWATER GENEALOGY 83

GENEALOGY AND HISTORY

FIRST GENERATION

1. David Attivater, one of the first planters of New Haven; settled, lived
and d. in the district now known as Cedar Hill; m. Damaris, dau. of Thomas
Sayre, of Southampton, L. I.; d. Oct. 5, 1692. She d. April 7, 1691.

2. Mercy, b. Feb. 29, 1647.

3. Damarias, b. Nov. 12, 1648.

4. David, b. July 13, 1650.

5. Joshua, b. Jan. 11, 1652.

6. John, b. Nov. 1, 1654.

7. Jonathan, b. July 12, Kiott.

8. Abigail, b. March 3, 1660.

9. Mary, b. March 31, 1662.

10. Samual, b. Sept. 17, 1664.

11. Ebenezer, b. Jan. 13, 1666.

SECOND GENERATION

2. Mercy, dau. of David, m. Nov. 5, 1667, John Austin; one of the Green-
wich petitioners in favor of New Haven, 1650. She d. April 14, 1683. He m. (2)
Jan. 21, 1684, Elizabeth Brockett, and d. Feb. 22, 1690.

3. Damaris, dau. of David, m. Nov. 5, 1667, John Punderson, only son of
Deacon John and Margaret Punderson. The first John was among the early
immigrants of New Haven Colony. From him descended all the Pundersons of
this country. There were three John Pundersons deacons of the First chuixh
in New Haven in succession. John 2d, d. Jan. 23, 1729. His wife d. Dec. 14, 1711.

4. David, son of David, lived in New Haven; d. Jan. 10, 1736. It is supposed
that he lived upon and cultivated a portion of the land originally assigned to
his father. All that can be ascertained regarding his wife is from the tomb-
stone, which states her name was Joanna, and that she d. Dec. 5, 1722.

12. Johanna, b. Feb. 29, 1682.

13. Abigail, b. Jan. 18, 1684.

14. Joshua, b. Jan. 29, 1687.

5. Joshua, son of David; m. Jan. 24, 1680, Lydia, dau. of John and Sarah
Rockwell; b. Nov. 27, 1656, and d. Nov. 27, 1681; no children.

6. John Attwater, son of David; m. Sept. 13, 1682, Abigail, dau. Moses and
Mercy (Glover) Mansfield; ta. Feb. 7, 1664, and settled in Wallingford upon a
farm which belonged to his brother Joshua. He was called "Weaver." She d.
Sept. 24, 1717; (2) Nov. 27, 1718, Widow Mary Beach. He d. 1748.

15. John, b. Aug. 17, 1683.

16. Abigail, b. Oct. 17, 1685.

17. Eunice, b. Feb. 6, 1687; m. Samuel Curtis.

18. Hannah, b. Dec. 17, 1690.

19. Joshua, b. Sept. 18, 1693.

20. Moses, b. July 17, 1696.

21. Phineas, b. Sept. 23, 1699.

22. Caleb, b. Oct. 9, 1705.

23. Benjamin, b. Dec. 8, 1706.

24. Ebenezer, b. Feb. 6, 1709.

7. Jonathan Attwater, son of David, lived in New Haven; m. June 1. 1681,
Ruth, dau. of Rev. Jeremiah and Joanna (Kitchel) Peck. b. April 3, 1661; d.
June 3, 1726. He d. June 7, 1699.

25. David, b. Aug. 5, 1683.

26. Jeremiah, b. Jan. 31, 1685.

27. Mary, b. Dec. 31, 1686.

28. Ruth, b. Dec. 31, 1688.

29. Jonathan, b. Nov. 4, 1690.

30. Jo.seph, b. Dec. 9, 1694.

31. Damaris, b. Oct. 9, 1698.



M ATAVATER GENEALOGY

8. Abigail, dau. of David: m. Oct. 7, 1684. Nathaniel Jones. He d. Aug. 21,

t» \, . . wi l>ii\iu, m. Oct. 22. 1688. Ichabod Stow (son of Rev.

Sansuel a; Fletcher Stowi. b. Feb. 20. 1653; d. Jan. 25. 1694-5. (2) David

Robinson .aoi. ol Thomas and Mary Robinson i, b. 1660; d. Jan. 1. 1748.

Ill ' id; lived in New Haven and cultivated a portion of

the la: ,.' d to his father. He m. July 7. 1691, Sarah, dau. of

I.,hr an,! Fllen ( Bradlev I Ailing, b. Nov. 25. 1666. He d. Sept. 17, 1742. She
42.
.>. ' b Sept. 29. 1694.

33. .s. b MiiV 21. 1700.

34 .. Oct. 16. 1702.

35. . , n. b. Dec. 5. 1705.

36. Mabel, m. 1738. Isaac Beecher. (Her birth is not recorded, but in 1743



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