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Subject: [ATKINSON] ATKINSONS IN VA, GA, MS & TX
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 22:19:45 EST
OK, listers, I know this is a lot of info...but there are some Atkinson's
below that I would like more info on, and maybe some of you can gain some
info. They traveled from Virginia to Georgia to Mississippi to Texas, with
some stops on the way. Some of the names associated with this family are;
HARRIS, POLLARD, COVEY, DUNAHOO, JORDAN, WASHINGTON AND APPLEWHITE.
Generation #1 is Speculation.
Descendants of Thomas Atkinson
Generation No. 1
1. THOMAS1 ATKINSON. He married SUSAN.
Child of THOMAS ATKINSON and SUSAN is:
2. i. SAMUEL2 ATKINSON, d. 1785, Southampton Co., VA.
Generation No. 2
2. SAMUEL2 ATKINSON (THOMAS1) died 1785 in Southampton Co., VA. He married
MARTHA Bef. 1730.
Notes for SAMUEL ATKINSON:
The first ATKINSON (known) of this line SAMUEL ATKINSON, Sr. (was probably
the son of THOMAS ATKINSON and wife SUSAN), died in 1785 in Southampton
County, Virginia; his wife's name was MARTHA.
More About SAMUEL ATKINSON:
Fact 1: 1785, Isle of Wight Wills & Administrations by Chapman
Children of SAMUEL ATKINSON and MARTHA are:
i. ISHAM ATKINSON.
ii. JESSE ATKINSON.
3. iii. SAMUEL ATKINSON, JR., b. 1730, Southampton Co., VA; d. 1797,
Robeson Co., NC.
Generation No. 3
3. SAMUEL3 ATKINSON, JR. (SAMUEL2, THOMAS1) was born 1730 in Southampton
Co., VA, and died 1797 in Robeson Co., NC. He married SARAH WASHINGTON 1781,
daughter of JOHN WASHINGTON and TAMA HICKMAN.
Notes for SAMUEL ATKINSON, JR.:
SAMUEL ATKINSON, JR, ( born before 1730, Southampton Co. VA died, c. 1800,
Robeson Co, NC), married Sarah Washington in 1781, daughter of John
Washington of Virginia and North Carolina.
Children of SAMUEL ATKINSON and SARAH WASHINGTON are:
i. JERUSHA4 ATKINSON, b. March 06, 1792, Robeson Co., NC; d. Aft. 1856,
AL or MS; m. JAMES HOBBS, September 27, 1810.
4. ii. MARTHA ATKINSON, b. Abt. 1795, Robeson Co, NC; d. 1849, AL.
5. iii. SAMUEL WASHINGTON ATKINSON, b. March 05, 1797, Robeson Co., NC;
d. July 28, 1872, Williamson or Caldwell Co, TX.
Generation No. 4
4. MARTHA ATKINSON (SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, THOMAS1) was born Abt. 1795 in
Robeson Co, NC, and died 1849 in AL. She married UNKNOWN BARFIELD. (Taken
from a letter written by Nancy Atkinson, c. 1845)
Child of MARTHA ATKINSON and UNKNOWN BARFIELD is:
5. SAMUEL WASHINGTON ATKINSON (SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, THOMAS1) was born March 05,
1797 in Robeson Co., NC, and died July 28, 1872 in Williamson or Caldwell Co,
TX. He married NANCY JORDAN October 22, 1818 in Franklin/Morgan Co., GA,
daughter of THOMAS JORDAN and PRISCILLA APPLEWHITE.
Notes for SAMUEL WASHINGTON ATKINSON:
SAMUEL WASHINGTON ATKINSON, (b. March 5, 1797, Robeson Co., NC, d. July
27,1872, Williamson Co., TX.) married NANCY JORDAN, daughter of THOMAS and
PRISCILLA APPLEWHITE JORDAN. Samuel and Nancy were the parents of seven
children, all born in Franklin Co., GA. They moved from Georgia to Pontotoc
Co., MS, then to Webberville, Travis Co., Texas in 1851, and to Caldwell Co.
TX in 1856. Samuel was a hatter and a schoolteacher.
Children of SAMUEL ATKINSON and NANCY JORDAN are:
i. ALBERT WASHINGTON5 ATKINSON, b. July 20, 1819, GA; d. July 26, 1819,
6. ii. AMANDA CAROLINE ATKINSON, b. February 21, 1822, Franklin Co.,
Georgia; d. April 14, 1866, Lytton Springs. TX.
iii. HENRY THOMAS ATKINSON, b. February 18, 1824, GA.; d. May 29,
1845, Pontotoc Co., MS.
7. iv. MARY ELIZA ATKINSON, b. September 26, 1828, Franklin Co.GA.; d.
September 03, 1858, Athens, Clarke Co. GA.
8. v. JOHN WESLEY ATKINSON, b. September 10, 1829, Franklin Co., GA.; d.
April 27, 1900, Florence Cem. Florence, Williamson Co. TX.
vi. WASHINGTON APPLEWHITE ATKINSON, b. 1834, GA.; d. 1841, GA..
9. vii. JANE CATHERINE ATKINSON, b. December 28, 1820, Franklin Co, GA;
d. March 01, 1867, Caldwell Co. TX.
Generation No. 5
6. AMANDA CAROLINE5 ATKINSON (SAMUEL WASHINGTON4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, THOMAS1)
was born February 21, 1822 in Franklin Co., Georgia, and died April 14, 1866
in Lytton Springs. TX. She married SIDON HARRIS HARRIS August 09, 1842 in
Pontatoc Mississippi, son of SIDON HARRIS and MARGARET UNKNOWN.
Notes for SIDON HARRIS HARRIS:
On March 6, 1848, Caldwell County Texas was established from a portion of
Gonzales County. This is the geographical area where John had resided. In
1852, John's younger brother, Sidon H. Harris, relocated from near the town
of Ripley in Lauderdale County Tennessee to Williamson County Texas. In about
1853, he moved to Caldwell County, and laid claim to bounty lands in the name
of his older brother John. He was awarded acreage just north of Lytton
Springs Texas (not yet established as a town) in Caldwell County.
Children of AMANDA ATKINSON and SIDON HARRIS are:
i. SAMUEL WASHINGTON6 HARRIS, b. November 29, 1843, Pontotoc Co. MS; d.
July 21, 1912, San Antonio, TX; m. RACHEL JANE WILSON, February 28, 1866,
Burleson Co., TX.
ii. HENRY CLAY HARRIS, b. December 16, 1844; d. August 13, 1923, Lytton
Springs. TX; m. LEANAH POLLARD, January 15, 1867, Lockhart TX.
iii. THOMAS JEFFERSON HARRIS, b. April 06, 1848, Pontotoc Co. MS; d.
May 23, 1862, Caldwell Co TX.
iv. WILLIAM ALFRED JONES HARRIS, b. May 27, 1850, Lauderdale Co., TN; d.
June 23, 1896, Lytton Springs. TX; m. NANCY ELIZABETH WHITTINGTON, August 12,
1869, Caldwell Co TX.
v. MELINDA HARRIET HARRIS, b. March 24, 1854, Webberville, Travis Co,
TX; d. April 23, 1952, Lytton Springs. TX; m. (1) JAMES ALFRED SMITH, January
09, 1868, Caldwell Co. TX; m. (2) ARTHUR T. BOTTOMS, September 04, 1885,
Caldwell Co. TX.
vi. WESLEY SMITH HARRIS, b. September 23, 1854, Caldwell Co., TX; d. June
07, 1930, Hood Co. TX; m. ELIZABETH BOATWRIGHT, July 02, 1882, Caldwell Co TX.
vii. JOHNNIE APPLEWHITE HARRIS, b. November 22, 1856, Caldwell Co.,
TX; d. January 12, 1894, Lytton Springs, Caldwell Co., TX.
viii. MINOR HARRIS, b. December 09, 1858; d. July 09, 1862, Caldwell
Co., TX Harris Family Cemetery.
ix. SIDON H. HARRIS III, b. November 13, 1860, Caldwell Co., TX; d.
January 16, 1926, San Antonio, TX, burried in Austin, TX; m. (1) MARY LEE
HORTON; m. (2) MARY LUCY STOREY, December 05, 1882.
x. NANCY MARGARET HARRIS1,2, b. August 01, 1846, Pontotoc, Co., MS; d.
August 09, 1929, Williamson Co., TX Wesley Chapel Cem.; m. (1) HORACE NASH
MIDDLETON, November 26, 1861, Caldwell Co TX; m. (2) WILLIAM B POLLARD3,4,
November 25, 1864, Caldwell Co., TX.
7. MARY ELIZA5 ATKINSON (SAMUEL WASHINGTON4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, THOMAS1) was
born September 26, 1828 in Franklin Co.GA., and died September 03, 1858 in
Athens, Clarke Co. GA. She married (1) TINSLEY PORTER September 16, 1847 in
Pontotoc Co, MS. She married (2) JOHN TALK December 31, 1855 in Pontotoc Co,
Children of MARY ATKINSON and TINSLEY PORTER are:
i. SARAH JANE6 PORTER, b. June 02, 1849.
ii. GEROGE WASHINGTON PORTER, b. December 12, 1850.
iii. WILLIAM TINSLEY PORTER, b. February 11, 1854.
8. JOHN WESLEY5 ATKINSON (SAMUEL WASHINGTON4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, THOMAS1) was
born September 10, 1829 in Franklin Co., GA., and died April 27, 1900 in
Florence Cem. Florence, Williamson Co. TX. He married SARAH MARGARET STANLEY
September 20, 1849 in Tippah Co.. MS.
Children of JOHN ATKINSON and SARAH STANLEY are:
i. JOHN WASHINGTON6 ATKINSON, b. April 29, 1852; d. July 20, 1949,
Florence Cem, Florence TX; m. JOSEPHINE.
ii. WILLIAM HENRY ATKINSON, b. September 13, 1853.
iii. CORDELIA ATKINSON, b. November 24, 1854.
iv. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ATKINSON, b. March 22, 1856; d. August 14, 1935,
Florence Cem, Florence TX; m. ELIZA UNKNOWN.
v. GEORGE CARPENTER ATKINSON, b. 1857.
vi. EMILY E ATKINSON, b. 1859.
vii. LUCY P ATKINSON, b. January 1861.
viii. JAMES FANCIS ATKINSON, b. 1863.
ix. MATTIE E ATKINSON, b. 1865.
x. OZIAS BENEDICT ATKINSON, b. April 22, 1868, Williamson Co., TX; d.
January 20, 1955, Florence, Williamson Co., TX; m. (1) ETHA SURGINER; m. (2)
MARY H. STANDKE.
xi. ISADORA ATKINSON, b. September 19, 1875, Florence, Williamson Co.,
TX; d. February 27, 1969, Georgetown, TX; m. RICHARD OLIVER MORSE.
xii. LILA ATKINSON.
xiii. MAY ATKINSON.
9. JANE CATHERINE5 ATKINSON (SAMUEL WASHINGTON4, SAMUEL3, SAMUEL2, THOMAS1)
was born December 28, 1820 in Franklin Co, GA, and died March 01, 1867 in
Caldwell Co. TX. She married RUFUS PIERCE DUNAHOO May 07, 1843 in Pontotoc
Co, MS, son of JAMES DUNAHOO and JANE JORDAN (daughter of THOMAS and
PRISCILLA APPLEWHITE JORDAN, sister to Nancy Jordan, above).
Children of JANE ATKINSON and RUFUS DUNAHOO are:
i. JOHN WASHINGTON6 DUNAHOO, b. December 18, 1842, Pontotoc Co., MS; d.
December 07, 1862, Texas.
ii. JOSEPH P DUNAHOO, b. July 25, 1852, Caldwell Co. TX; d. July 20,
1853, Caldwell Co. TX.
iii. NANCY JANE DUNAHOO, b. February 04, 1844, Pontotoc Co., MS; d.
November 16, 1916, Calexico, Imperial Co, CA; m. GEORGE B. COVEY, January 06,
1862, Caldwell Co. TX.
iv. ANN PIERCE DUNAHOO, b. May 01, 1848.
v. RUFUS HENRY DUNAHOO, b. February 22, 1850.
vi. JAMES SMALL DUNAHOO, b. July 25, 1852.
vii. MARTHA KETON DUNAHOO, b. March 24, 1856.
viii. AMANDA NAOMI DUNAHOO, b. November 29, 1858.
ix. STONEWALL JACKSON DUNAHOO, b. August 15, 1862.