he NJ progenitor of the Atchley family tree is repeatedly and erroneously given as a James Atchley. The true progenitorxs were Thomas Atchley Sr. and Ruth Maple. Ruth was dau. of Bejamin Maple Sr. who m. Elizabeth Lee June 4, 1695, Burlington Co., NJ.
Thomas was father, not brother, of Joshua Atchley who removed to Louden Co., VA about 1775. For more details, e-mail me.
T. Grant Mapletgmaple@foxinternet.net