M, b. before 4 October 1663, d. 9 November 1734
Atherton was born before 4 October 1663 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. On 4 October 1663, he was christened in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Atherton married Rebecca Stoughton
on 20 September 1694. Atherton married 2nd Mary Lamb
on 24 October 1705 in Connecticut. Atherton departed this life on Tuesday, 9 November 1734 in Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut.
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- [S954] Nathaniel Goodwin, Contributions to the Family History of Some of the First Settlers of Connecticut and Massachusetts
, page 152 - ATHERTON MATHER, first of Windsor, Conn., afterwards of
Suffield, then under the jurisdiction of Massachusetts, now under
that of Connecticut, was twice married. 1. To Rebecca Stoughton,
daughter of Thomas Stoughton, of Windsor, one of the first settlers
of that town, and of Mary, his wife, daughter of the Hon. William
Wadsworth, one of the "first settlers of Hartford, Conn., September
20, 1694. She was born June 19, 1673, and died in 1704. 2.
To Mary , about 1706.
Ensign Atherton Mather died November 9, 1734, at Suffield,
aged about 71.
His widow, Mrs. Mary Mather, survived her husband, and
Children,-by his first wife.
20 William, born March 2, 1698, in Windsor. Married Silence Buttolph,
November 7,1721. He died in 1747.
21 Jerusha, born July 18,1700, in Windsor. Married Samuel Smith, of
Children,-by his second wife.
22 Joshua, born November 26,1706, in Windsor.
23 Richard, born March 31, 1708, in Windsor. Married Lois Burbank,
daughter of John Burbank, of Suffield,
March 24,1734. She was born
24 Mary, born March 9,1711, in Windsor.
25 Thomas, born April 5,1713, in Suffield.
26 Eliakim, born July 10,1715, in Suffield.
27 Catharine, born January 5,1718, in Suffield. Died January 20,1733.