Thankful Atherton1

F, b. 29 April 1644, d. 11 April 1719
FatherMajor General Humphrey Atherton b. 4 Sep 1608, d. 17 Sep 1661
MotherMary Wales b. 30 Apr 1613, d. 17 Aug 1672
     Thankful was born before 29 April 1644 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Before the 29th day of the 2nd month of 1644. On 29 April 1644, she was christened in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. The 29th day of the 2nd month of 1644. Thankful married Thomas Bird Jr. on 6 December 1665 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Thankful departed this life on Tuesday, 11 April 1719 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She was buried in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in the Dorchester North Burying Ground. The epitath on her stone reads: "Here lies buried ye body of Thankful Bird, ye widow of Thomas Bird aged about 77 years died April ye 11 1719".

Family

Thomas Bird Jr. b. c 1641, d. 30 Jan 1710

Citations

  1. [S296] Charles Henry Pope, The Pioneers of Massachusetts, A Descriptive List, Drawn From The Records Of The Colonies, Towns, & Churches, & Other Contemporaneous Documents., page 22.