Joseph Atwood Jr
- Born: 1685, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts
- Marriage: Berthia Crowell on 12 Oct 1710 in Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts 62, 84
- Bef 20 Mar 1740, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts at age 55 62,84,517
Noted events in his life were:
• Background Information. 62
Joseph Atwood born in Eastham, Massachusetts about 1681, and died there in 1738. He married in Barnstable or Yarmouth, 12 Oct 1710, Bethia Crowell who was born 13 Apr 1689, in "Nobscusset." Bethia died in Eastham, Massachusetts, 2 Jan 1752, in her 63rd year. She was the daughter of John Crowell and Bethia Sears.
Administration of Joseph Atwood's estate was granted to his son Nathaniel, and inventory being filed in 1738.
"Barnstable, ss. march 20th, 1740
I allow and order to the widow Bethiah Attwood out of the personall Estate of her late Deceased Husband Joseph Atwood the sum of 30£ . . ."
"by the Hon. Sylvanus Bourne, Esqr. Judge of the Probate for the Country of Barnstable To Settle the sum remaining on the act of Nathaniel after the following manner and form (being the sum of £85 7s 7d) to be divided viz to ye Widdow one-third of the remainder to nine children the Eldest a Double share the Others a single share each: eldest son Nathaniel, Bethia, Hannah, Mary, Joseph, Joshua, Elisha, John, Abigail . . ."
The children of Joseph Atwood and Bethia Crowell, all born in Eastham, Massachusetts:
• Bangs, b. 21 Jun 1711; d. bef. 1736
• Nathaniel, b. 18 Apr 1713; m. 1st Abigail Stevens and 2nd Priscilla Freeman
• Bethia, b. 26 Mar 1715; m. 10 May 1733, Willard Knowles of Eastham
• Hannah, b. 14 Dec 1716
Mary, b. 15 Nov 1718
• Joseph, b. 7 Oct 1722
• Elisah, b. 24 Apr 1725
• John, b. 7 Feb 1726/27
• Abigail, b. abt 1729
~Anthon genealogy, pgs. 10-11
Joseph married Berthia Crowell, daughter of John Crowell and Bethia Sears, on 12 Oct 1710 in Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts 81,62 (Berthia Crowell was born on 13 Apr 1689 in Yarmouth, Massachusetts,81, 62 died on 2 Jan 1752 in Eastham, Massachusetts 81, 62 and was buried in Cove Burying Ground, Eastham, Massachuesetts 112.)