VII.1187. George Merwin Atwater, b. Oct. 29, 1814, (Charles Atwater 6, Lois Hurd 5, Esther 4, John 3, John 2, Wm.1). Mar. (1) Minerva Merwin, Oct. 31, 1841, by Rev. C. Perry at Cleveland, O. She dau. of Noble H. Merwin and Minerva Buckingham. She d. June, 1843. Mar. (2) Oct. 31, 1850, Harriet, dau. of Rev. James Broadhead and Elizer Bleeker, at Brooklyn, N.Y. He was a merchant. Resided, Springfield, Mass.
Children: VIII.2412. M. M. Atwater, b. 1842; d. Jan. 3, 1850. VIII.2413. Harriet Broadhead Atwater, b. Nov. 8, 1853, mar. George Walter Green of N.Y. City. VIII.2414. Mabel Bleeker Atwater, b. Nov. 28, 1857, Springfield, Mass.
VII.1188. David Fisher Atwater, b. Oct. 29, 1817 (Charles Atwater 6, Lois Hurd 5, Esther 4, John 3, John 2, Wm.1). Born at North Branford, Ct. Mar. Sept. 14, 1848, Sarah A. Sears, at Sharon, Ct., dau. of John and Almira Gould of Sharon. She b. June 5, 1828. He grad. from Yale in 1839; degree of M.D., Yale, 1842. Practiced in Brooklyn, N.Y., Cleveland, O., Bridgeport, Ct., and Springfield, Mass.
Children: VIII.2415. Mary Merwin Atwater, b. Jan. 25, 1852. VIII.2416. Charles Brewster " b. July 4, 1857.
VII.1189. James Chaplain Atwater, b. Oct. 18, 1821 (Charles Atwater 6, Lois Hurd 5, Esther 4, John 3, John 2, Wm.1). Mar. Oct. 10, 1845, Christine S., dau. of Harvey Spencer, mar. by Rev. Dr. Broadhead of Brooklyn, N.Y. She b. Mch. 11, 1824. He was a merchant in New York City. No children.
VII.1216. Lavinia Hurd, b. 1834, Southington, O. (Harmon Hurd 6, Seth Hurd 5, Esther 4, John 3, John 2, Wm.1). Mar. at Southington, about 1850-1, Martin Smith. She d. 1867 at Southington. He resided at Braceville, Phalanx, Warren and Southington; b. about 1832 at Brace- ville; d. July 28, 1889, Greenville. He was son of George Smith and Catherine, wid. of Peter Kerchuer.
(Note. The name "Kerchuer" is interesting as the will of William Kerchuer of Orston, Nottinghamshire, dated 18 Jan. 1545, leaves to John Mawlbie a black cow and to Robert Maltebi a cow. He mentions brothers Richard and Hugh, his father William, wife Elizabeth and sister Ellen. This name is also spelled Kerchervall in old records).
Children: VIII.2417. George H. Smith, b. 1852, Phalanx, Trumbull Co., O. VIII.2418. Homer " b. ca. 1853 " VIII.2419. Erastus " b. Feb. 7, 1854, Phalanx. VIII.2420. Margaret " b. Nov. 15, 1855 " VIII.2421. Maryland Dr.Jack Smith, b. ca. 1856. Mar. Alice ----. VIII.2422. Mary Smith, b. ca. 1860, m. Samuel Schreffler. VIII.2423. Edna May " b. ca. 1862, at Warren. VIII.2424. Effie " b. ca. 1865. ("A half-brother, b. about 1820 (sic.) living, 1934, near Conneant Lake, Pa.")