1. JOHN HATHAWAY was born about 1780 at Partridgefield, Berkshire Co. MA or Berkley, Bristol Co. MA. John and Abigail were early settlers of Watertown NY. On June 6, 1809 John purchased a half acre and 18 rods on the southeast side of Court Street in Watertown. He died 1844 Watertown NY. He married (1) ESTHER (---), who died 1798 in Massachusetts. He married (2) August 8, 1799 ABIGAIL MIRIAM CALHOUN, daughter of EBENEZER & DOLLY MARILLA (FOOT) CALHOUN. She was born at Washington, Litchfield Co. CT 1778, and died 1 Jan 1853. Abigail's brother Chauncey Calhoun was also an early settler of Watertown, c. 1803. Abigail joined the Watertown church in 1822. She had a brother CHAUNCEY CALHOUN. Children, HATHAWAY: 2 i ESTHER HATHAWAY married (---) GLEASON 3 ii ABIGAIL HATHAWAY married JOHN SMITH 4 iii JOHN HATHAWAY 5 iv JEANNET HATHAWAY married (1) (---) GLEASON; (2) (---) GATES 6 v GORDON HATHAWAY + 7 vi WILLIAM HATHAWAY married ELIZABETH OWEN(S) 7. WILLIAM HATHAWAY (son of JOHN & ABIGAIL MIRIAM (CALHOUN) HATHAWAY) was born 1816 at Watertown, Jefferson Co. NY. William worked as a carpenter. This family lived on William Street in Watertown. He married ELIZABETH OWEN(S) who was born in Scotland about 1825. 8 i WILLIAM H. HATHAWAY married JOZENA ROSEBOOM OWEN 9 ii JESSIE OWEN HATHAWAY 10 iii EMMA GRACE ("Grace") HATHAWAY 11 iv JAMES OWEN HATHAWAY married HELEN LOIS FITCH MANSFIELD Descendants of John and Abigail are recorded in Hathaways of America, 1970 by Elizabeth Starr Versailles, pps. 61-62. Some of their descendants spell the name Hathway.
For further information, contact:
Return to Jefferson County NYGenWeb page
Return to City of Watertown
If you have any questions or comments about this page, please contact: Nancy Dixon
http://jefferson.nygenweb.net/hathawap.htm updated March 25, 2009
Copyright © 1997 — 2017 Jefferson County NYGenWeb — a member of the NYGenWeb Project