This book contains the history and genealogy of the Atwater family from England who arrived in Boston, Massachusettes.
Bibliographic Information: Atwater, Francis. Atwater History and Genealogy. The Journal Publiching Company. Meriden 1907.
"Last week we heard a person remark that Roswell Beardsley (now the oldest postmaster living) was the only one living who gave funds for the building of the old Universalist church. Mr. Beardsley says he cannot remember the year it was built but gave $50.
I will close lest I weary your patience, and am getting tired myself.
Samuel T. Atwater,
Born March 19, 1814, North Lansing, N. Y.
September 10, 1896."