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Deacon John Atwood

Deacon John Atwood

Male 1684 - 1754  (70 years)

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  • Name Deacon John Atwood  [1
    Title Deacon 
    Born 1 May 1684  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened 9 May 1684  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID EFCA1C67B86242F8A758139552F06810F19E 
    Buried Aug 1754  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    • Epitaphs From Burial Hill, Plymouth, Massachusetts, from 1657 to 1892.
      261. The memory of ye Just is Blessed Here lyes the Body of Mr John Atwood , Who Died on the 6th of August A. D. 1754 Ętatis 70 years.
      "He was a Man of Piety & Religion Adorned with every Christian grace & Virtue & therefore well qualified for ye office of a Deacon, which he discharged in ye first Church of Christ in this Town for about 40 Years with Honesty & uprightness and in the Course of his Life adorned ye Doctrine of his Saviour by a well ordered Conversation:"
    Died 6 Aug 1754  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Notes 
    • James, a Negro man belonging to Deacon John Atwood, & nanne, a Negro woman belonging to Mr. Robert Brown, married at Plymouth June 13, 1734. [5]
    Person ID I2483317  7_families
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2011 

    Father Nathaniel Atwood,   b. 25 Feb 1651, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1724, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Mary Lucas,   b. 15 Mar 1658, Plympton, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1736  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1683  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F773512  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Sarah Leavitt,   b. 8 Feb 1688, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1725, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1707  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Sarah Atwood,   b. 26 Jul 1709, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Mary Atwood,   b. 8 May 1711, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1808, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    +3. John Atwood,   b. 10 Feb 1713, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1772, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     4. Lydia Atwood,   b. 6 Jun 1715, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1771, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +5. Solomon Atwood,   b. 2 Nov 1717, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1805, New Gloucester, Cumberland, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Isaac Atwood,   b. 18 Mar 1719, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1757  (Age 37 years)
     7. Keziah Atwood,   b. 18 Apr 1721, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Hannah Atwood,   b. 21 Mar 1723, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1753, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     9. Experience Atwood,   b. 12 Sep 1724, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1730, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F773519  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Experience Pierce,   b. 1704, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1762, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1730  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Experience Atwood,   b. 4 Apr 1731, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1732, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. Elizabeth Atwood,   b. 23 Apr 1733, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Experience Atwood,   b. 1 Mar 1734, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1808, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. George Atwood,   b. 19 Sep 1737, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1739, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. George Atwood,   b. 26 Feb 1739, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Priscilla Atwood,   b. 11 Dec 1740, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1824, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Margaret Atwood,   b. 1742, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2003 
    Family ID F773520  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 May 1684 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 9 May 1684 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Feb 1707 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1730 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aug 1754 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Aug 1754 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Deacon John Atwood's headstone
    Deacon John Atwood's headstone

  • Sources 
    1. [S34578] Leavitts of America, Leavitt Family Association, Jane Jennings Eldredge, (Woods Cross, Utah : J.J. Eldredge, 1924. FHL Film #1697799 item 6), FHL Film #1697799 item 6., 49: Sarah Leavitt married John Wood, son of second Nathaniel Wood of Plymouth, Mass. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S308] Burial Hill 1990s, Barbara J. Bradford Robinson, Howard E. Robinson, Cynthia L. Robinson, (Plymouth: Plymouth Public Library Corporation, 2000 Surety:3), 130 (Reliability: 3).
      John Atwood, Deacon of 1st Church of Christ for 40 years, died Aug. 6, 1754, AE 70 years.

      Footstone: Mr John / Atwood 1754. Carved with verticle lines in the tympanum area. Row of flowers between typanum and inscribed data.

      1998: Purple slate with diagonal yellow lines. Lichen. Unique symbol, cherub with upward stretched "wings" that tip toward center. Tips seem to hold a fleur-de-lis type carving at center top of tympanum. Leafy scrolls at sides and a six petal flower at top.

      Drew No. 1447 Purplish blue slate. Nearly covered with moss. Symbol surrounded with blossems.
      Kingman No. 261

    3. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 3 (Reliability: 3).
      John Atwood son to Nathanill Atwood & Mary his wife:
      1. was born the first day of May 1684.
      2. Elizabeth born the 24th of April 1687.
      3. Joannah born the 27th of Feb. 1689 deceased March 30 169[worn]
      4. Mary born on the 26 of April 1691.
      5. Nathaniell born on the 3d of Oct. 1693
      6. Isaac born on the 29 Dec. 1695.
      7. Barnabus born on the 1 day of Jan. 1697 / 8.
      8. Joannah born June 8th 1700.

    4. [S326] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Burial Hill Cemetery, Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth, Burial Hill.
      The memory of ye Tuft is blessed. Here lies the body of Mr. John Atwood who died on the 6th of Aug A.D. 1754. ae aetatis 70 yeas. He was a man of piety and Religion ordained with every Christian grace & virtue & therefore well qualified for the office of a deacon which he discharged in ye 1st Church of Christ in this town for about 40 years with honesty & uprightness and in the course of his life adorned ye doctorite of his Savior by a well ordered conviction.

    5. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 98 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S34578] Leavitts of America, Leavitt Family Association, Jane Jennings Eldredge, (Woods Cross, Utah : J.J. Eldredge, 1924. FHL Film #1697799 item 6), FHL Film #1697799 item 6., «b»Sarah Leavitt «/b»married 10 Feb 1708, John Wood son of second Nathaniel Atwood of Plymouth, Massachusetts (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S407] Massachusetts, Plymouth, Plymouth - Vital Records to 1850, Lee Douglas van Antwerp (Main Author), Ruth Wilder Sherman (Added Author), (Camden, Me. : Picton Press, c1993), 96 (Reliability: 3).
      Marriages solemnized by the Rev. Mr. Nathaniel Leonard. Deacon John Atwood & Mrs. Experience Pierce both of Plymouth married June 8th 1730.