Master Name Index

Surname of ATHERTON



Abigail Atherton (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Mitt Romney — 70th Governor of Massachusetts


Abigail Atherton (    – 1780)

Famous Descendant(s):

David Hyde Pierce — Stage, TV, and Movie Actor


Humphrey Atherton (c1608 – 1661)

Famous Descendant(s):

Susan B. Anthony — Women's Rights Advocate

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress

King Leka I — King of the Albanians

Robert H. Goddard — Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket


Joan de Atherton (  –  )

Famous Descendant(s):

Ellen (Herndon) Arthur — Wife of President Chester A. Arthur

George H. W. Bush — 41st U.S. President

George W. Bush — 43rd U.S. President

Henry Lee III — 9th Governor of Virginia

General Robert E. Lee — Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

Capt. William Lewis Herndon — Captain of the ill fated S.S. Central America

James Madison — 4th U.S. President

Barack Obama — 44th U.S. President

Edith (Bolling) Wilson — First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

Samuel Prescott — Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

Robert Frost — Poet and Playwright

Brad Pitt — Movie Actor

Jeb Bush — 43rd Governor of Florida

Thomas Hunt Morgan — Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

Anna Gunn — TV and Movie Actress

Elizabeth Smart — Founder of Elizabeth Smart Foundation

Richard Henry Lee — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Rikki Bates — Musician (Member of The Incredible Casuals)

Francis Lightfoot Lee — Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Fitzhugh Lee — 40th Governor of Virginia

Thomas Sim Lee — 2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

Edward Lloyd V — 13th Governor of Maryland

Henry Lloyd — 40th Governor of Maryland


Margaret Atherton (1638 – 1672)

Famous Descendant(s):

Susan B. Anthony — Women's Rights Advocate

King Leka I — King of the Albanians

Robert H. Goddard — Inventor of First Liquid-propelled Rocket


Thankful Atherton (1644 – 1719)

Famous Descendant(s):

Raquel Welch — Movie Actress