Synopsis of the Orphan Court Records on the 3 Henry Aten's- Northampton Co,PA. 4th generation>Hendrick "Henry" Aten b. Sept 3,1723 in Hunterdon Co,NJ. died Aug 4,1773 in Upper Mt Bethel,Northampton Co,PA. married Mary L Bellas/Bellis. Their Children are> 5th generation> (1) Henrdick "Henry" Aten b.May 1757 d. March 29,1812 in Mt Bethel,Northampton Co,PA. married Jane Unknown. (2) Thomas Bellis Aten b.Aug 2,1760 d.Sept 5,1855 in Clinton,Allegheny Co,PA.married Mary Beer. (3) Mary "Polly" Aten b.Mar 5,1763 d.Nov 22,1838 in PA.married John Funston. (4) John J Aten/Auten b.June 19,1765 d.Aug 30,1840 Milton,Montour Co,PA.married 1st Mary Burns,2nd Jane Morden. (5) Sarah Aten b.1770 d.1842.Williamsport,Lycoming Co,PA. married William Britton. (6) George Aten b.1772 d.1856 in Findley Twp,Allegheny Co,PA. married Isabell "Mary" Quinn.
6th geeneration> Children of Hendrick "Henry" Aten b.May 1757 and wife Jane. (1) William Aten b.mabt 1783 d.before 1814 Northampton Co,PA married Mary unknown. (2) Henry Aten b.abt 1785 d. before Jan 14,1814 Upper Mt Bethel,Northampton Co,PA married Nancy "Anna" Bellis/Bellas. (3) Robert Aten b.Feb 12,1789 d.Dec 11,1842 Northampton Co,PA married Catherine Smith. (4) Eleanor Aten b.Apr 14,1793 d.Oct 29,1856 Northampton Co,PA married Cornelius R Albertson. (5) Abigail Aten b.abt 1798 d. July 7,1877 married Edward Albertson.
7th generation> children of Henry Aten b.abt 1785 aand Nancy "Anna" Bellis. (1) Elizabeth Aten b.1806 d.Apr 15,1881 Northampton Co,PA married Henry Casebeer. (2) Jane Aten b.abt 1807 d.? married Unknown Smith. (3) Mary Aten b.1808 d.? married Thomas Fisher. (4) Jesse Aten b.1809 d.? (5) Simon Aten b.Oct 2,1810 d. Apr 2,1895 Upper Mt Bethel,Northampton Co,PA.married Livinia Kutzler. (6) Sarah Aten b.1811.d.? From the Orphan Court records we see that there were definately 3 Henry Aten's in a row,all died young. After the 1st Hendrick's death,his son,the "2nd Hendrick" became know as Henry Sr. after he also had a son named Henry,that Henry was know as Henry Jr. The estates of these 3 Henry's took several years to iron out..... Best wishes all, Mame 2001