Friday, February 19, 2010

Atkinson,William Monroe

William Monroe Atkinson


Problem: Was the date of marriage 13 Feb 1864 as listed in the newspaper obituary, furnished by Robert Guilinger, or 17 Feb 1864 as listed by others?

Census: 1870, in Washington Co., OH, Aurelius Twp., 17 Jul 1870
Wm. M. Atkinson, 33, farmer, OH; Amanda J., 29, housekeeping, OH
Mary W., 3, dau., OH; Elizabeth J., 2, dau, OH; Hannah J., 3/12, dau, OH
(Furnished by Robert Guilinger)

CHILD: At the time of the death of Jerry Atkinson (son of William Atkinson), one of the other children of William Atkinson, was, Mrs. L.H. Barry.

OBITUARY: Atkinson Wm M, 57y, d 10 Jan [1899] at home near Macksburg in Washington Co., [OH], b 7 Oct 1841 near Cameron in Monroe Co, to Macksburg with parents when 17 yrs old [1858], mar'd 13 Feb 1864 Amanda J Walton of Monroe Co who survives, 2 sons & 3 daughters.
(Source: From a 26 Jan 1899 issue of a "Monroe County, Ohio Newspaper Abstracts" complied by Rita Koop and indexed by Karen Romick, p. 48, 1990 - furnished by Robert Guilinger)

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