Monday, April 21, 2008

Atkinson, Isaac

Birth: 29 OCT 1819, Cameron,Monroe,OH
Death: 17 OCT 1906, Macksburg,Washington,OH
Burial: 19 OCT 1906, Macksburg,Washington,OH,Lund Cemetery

PARENTS: Isaac Atkinson was the son of Stephen Atkinson and Margaret Jones.

Census: 1850, in Monroe Co., OH, Adams Twp., 47/47, 19 Jul 1850
  • Isaac Atkinson 30, m. Innkeeper OH
  • Hannah 1 f. OH
  • Franklin 10 m. OH
  • William 8 m. OH
  • Emiline 6 f. OH
  • Jane 4 f. OH
  • Loretta 2/12 f. OH
  • Daniel Jones 25 m. Laborer OH
  • Rebecca Atkinson 23 f. OH
There is a note: Hotel Jamestown.
[Note: Rebecca Atkinson was the adopted sister of Isaac Atkinson, according to Robert Guilinger.]
(Source: 1850 Census Index by Wilma S. Davis, p.6.)

CHILDREN: According to Robert Guilinger, Isaac Atkinson had 12 children.

EMIGRATION: Moved from Adams Twp., Monroe Co., OH around 1858 to Macksburg,
Aurelius Twp., Washington Co., OH, per a Monroe County newspaper item.
(Furnished by Robert Guilinger)

Census: 1860, in Washington Co., OH, Aurelius Twp.

Census: 1870, in Washington Co., OH, Muskingum Twp., 3 Aug 1870
  • Issac Atkinson, 50, farmer, OH; Hannah, 51, keeping house, OH
  • Lizzie E., 17, dau, helps mother, OH;
  • Lilly, 14, school, OH
  • Mattie, 12, school, OH; Rebecca, 9, OH
  • Lorena Driskill, 29, housekeeper, OH
(Furnished by Robert Guilinger)

It is known that Isaac and Hannah Atkinson lived in the small village of Macksburg, Washington Co., OH. An 1875 Atlas of Washington Co., OH shows a plat of Macksburg, OH with Isaac Atkinson's name on his house.

Census: 1880, in Washington Co., OH, Muskingum Twp., 8 Jun 1880
  • Issac Atkinson, 60, OH;
  • Hannah, 61, wife, OH
  • Mattie Morris, 22, dau, OH
(Furnished by Robert Guilinger)

COMMENT: The 1882 Monroe Co., Ohio, Hardesty history article about Stephen Atkinson, father of Isaac Atkinson, reports that, Isaac and Hannah Atkinson were residing at Marietta, OH.

  • Margaret Ann, died 20 Apr 1841;
  • Lauretta, born 19 Mar 1850, died 6 Jan 1856;
  • Benjamin Franklin;
  • William Monroe;
  • Mary Emeline;
  • Amanda Jane;
  • Elizabeth Ellen;
  • Lillie;
  • Hattie;
  • Lenora;
  • Rebecca Duvall;
  • Isaac Deming.
  • (Furnished by Thomas Ollom)

RESIDENCES: Fifth and Montgomery streets, Marietta, OH

OBITUARY: Mr. Isaac Atkinson, the aged father of B.F. Atkinson, of Caldwell, [OH] died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mattie Phipps, at Macksburg, [OH], at 7:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, October 17, 1906, from ailments incident to old age, having almost reached the eighty-seventh milestone of his age.

The deceased was born at Cameron, Ohio, in 1819 and since 1837 had been a consistent member of the Christian church and was for many years recognized as elder in the congregations at Cameron and Marietta, [OH]. He had resided at Cameron, Marietta, Newell's Run and eighteen months ago took up his residence with his daughter, Mrs. Phipps, at Macksburg.

The deceased was the father of ten children, six of whom survive, as follows: B.F., of Caldwell; Mrs. R.C. Smithson and Mrs. Mattie Phipps, of Macksburg, [OH]; Mrs. A.F. Chesney of Topeka, Kans.; Mrs. Lillian Kerr, of Parkersburg, W.Va.; Mrs. Rae Quick of Marietta.

The funeral was held at Macksburg, Friday forenoon, the services being conducted by the deceased's nephew, Elder Jesse Beard, of Marion, Ohio, after which the remains were laid to rest by the side of the deceased's compaion [sic], who had preceded him in 1882 [sic], in the Lund Cemetery.
(Source: undated newspaper clipping - furnished by Gary Chesney)

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