John Atwater

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
John Atwater, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Kent, England, about 1440.1 He died at Lenham, Kent, England, in 1501.1

John married Marion (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here).1

John Atwater which was proved 14 Jul 1501. In it, he directed that he be buried in the churchyard of Our Lady of Lenham, and mentions his wife, Marion, his sons, Robert and John, his daughters, Florence Spyce and Thomasine Turner, his grandchildren and godchildren, giving to them property in Lenham. "The residue of all my goods not bequeathed I bequeath to the dispositon of Maryan, my wife, and Robert, my son, the which Robert and Maryan I make my executors." Holman quotes from the Atwater Genealogy (1901), which does give a source for the will, but she presumes it's from Prerogative Court of Canterbury.1


Marion (…) d. 1501
  • Florence Atwater1
  • Thomasyn Atwater1
  • Robert Atwater+1 b. abt. 1470, d. abt. 1522
  • John Atwater1 b. 1470
This person was last edited on19 Oct 2014


  1. [S16] Mary L. Holman, Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and His Wife Francis Helen Miller (Concord, New Hampshire: Rumsford Press, 1948), 467-472, further cited as Holman, Stevens-Miller Genealogy.