Atwill, William, a Protestant Episcopal clergyman of the diocese of Western New York, was for a number of years a missionary. in Bradford, N. Y., and parts adjacent. From 1866 he was rector of St. John's Church, Catharine, N. Y., which position he held until about 1870, when he returned to Bradford as rector of St. Andrew's Church; but in 1875 he removed to Dresden, N.Y., as rector of St. John's Church. About 1877 he removed to Elmira, N.Y., and in 1878 went to Dallas, Tex. His death occurred at San Antonio, Tex., April 19, 1879, at the age of eighty years. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1880, p. 170.