Benjamin Avery ATWATER

Benjamin Avery ATWATER

Male 1815 - 1883  (68 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Avery ATWATER  [2, 3
    • (The Ithaca Journal; Ithaca, NY. Tuesday, November 6, 1883, page 3.)

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      Benjamin Avery Atwater, aged 68, the well known proprietor of the eating house and variety store at No. 9 South Cayuga street, died last evening from the effects of morphine. Mr. Atwater?s family, upon whom a Journal representative called this morning, states that he had been extremely depressed for some time and that the future seemed to present unsurmountable obstacles. His health was precarious, he dreaded the approaching winter, mourned over troubles real and imaginary, and finally to free himself from all his burdens he took a large quantity of the solacing drug, and passed into the sleep that knows no waking this side the grave....


      Posted on Find A Grave created by:S.J. [1]
    Born 9 Sep 1815  Genoa, Cayoga Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Living in Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1865  Living in Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1870  Living in Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 1880  Living in Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Fact Son of James Atwater and Thankful Avery Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 05 Nov 1883  Ithaca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Ithaca City Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I02788  Main Tree
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2021 

    Father James ATWATER,   b. 27 Feb 1785, Hamden, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1876, Ithaca, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Thankful AVERY,   b. 31 Jan 1784, Groton, Fairfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1870, Waverly, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 Apr 1806  Ledyard, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F39202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Ann PHILLIPS,   b. 20 Jan 1818, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1897  (Age 79 years) 
    Children 
     1. Sarah M. ATWATER,   b. Abt 1841, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Agnes Christine ATWATER,   b. Abt 1843, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Benjamin A. ATWATER,   b. Abt 1846, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Ledyard J. ATWATER,   b. Abt 1847, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Adelbert ATWATER,   b. Abt 1849, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Charles H. ATWATER,   b. Abt 1851, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Mary C. ATWATER,   b. Abt 1853, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     8. Joachin ATWATER,   b. Abt 1854, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     9. Clara ATWATER,   b. 1857, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1915, Newark Valley, Tioga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [Birth]
     10. Naomi ATWATER,   b. Abt 1863, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F06208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1815 - Genoa, Cayoga Co., New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 05 Nov 1883 - Ithaca, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ithaca City Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Benjamin Avery Atwater Sr. and Sarah Ann Phillips Headstone
    Benjamin Avery Atwater Sr. and Sarah Ann Phillips Headstone
    Benjamin A. Atwater Sr. and his wife Sarah Ann Phillips are buried in the Ithaca City Cemetery in Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York.

    Created by: S.J.
    Photo added by: S.J.

  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S02558] Lane Genealogies Vol. II (electronic).

    3. [S5684] "The Groton Avery Clan", Elroy McKendree Avery and Catharine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery.

    4. [S12672] 1850 Census Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.

    5. [S12673] 1865 Census Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.

    6. [S12674] 1870 Census Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.

    7. [S12675] 1880 Census Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York.