Edward Arthur ATHERTON

Male 1883 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Edward Arthur ATHERTON 
    Born Feb 1883  Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I619  Atherton
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2014 

    Father Edward ATHERTON,   b. 15 Sep 1841, Llanasa, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1910, Woodbine, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Louisa Maria GROUT,   b. 28 Sep 1853, Spencer, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1928, Woodbine, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F3128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Wilma UNKNOWN,   b. 1885, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F3157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Edward Arthur ATHERTON

      In the 1900 U. S. Census, Edward is listed as living with his parents, Edward A. age 58, and his mother, Louisa Mariah Groat, age 46, in Lincoln Township. His birthdate is Feb 1883, age 17, single, born in Iowa and at school for 4 months.
      1900 U. S. Census, Harrison Co., Iowa, (National Archives Microfilm T623, Roll 436), E.D. 68, Sheet 9, Line 75.
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      In the 1920 U. S. Census, Edward was shown as owning a mortgaged farm, age 36, married, an occupation as Farmer and col. 28 has an entry of `Em,` presumably for Employer. He was living with his wife `Wilma,` age 30, and his mother, Louisa M., age 66. His birthplace was listed as Iowa, his father`s as Wales with a mother tongue of English and his mother`s as Massachusetts. Wilma lists her birthplace as Iowa, her father`s birthplace as Illinois and her mother`s as Iowa. Louisa`s birthplace as well as both parents is listed as Massachusetts.
      1920 U. S. Census, Harrison Co., Iowa (National Archives Microfilm T625, Roll 493), E.D. 82, Sheet 4, Line 87.
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      Burial information from Volume I, Book I, Boyer & Douglas Township Cemeteries, compiled and published by Harrison County Genealogical Society, Woodbine, Iowa, 1987, p. 68.
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      Comments by Kenneth D. Austin:
      Arthur was very proud of his horses.