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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

William Yates Atkinson

Male 1887 - 1953  (66 years)


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  • Name William Yates Atkinson  [1, 2, 3
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    Born 18 Jan 1887  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Residence Not Stated, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence Coweta, Coweta Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1910  Militia District 646, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1920  Newman, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1930  Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 28 Nov 1953  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Atkinson, William Yates, Jr. (1887-1953) of Newnan, Coweta County, Ga. Son of William Yates Atkinson. Born in Newnan, Coweta County, Ga., January 18, 1887. Democrat. Lawyer; Georgia Democratic state chair, 1942; justice of Georgia state supreme court, 1943-48. Member, Freemasons; Kappa Alpha. Died November 28, 1953. Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Ga.
    Person ID I1203  Dickinson
    Last Modified 30 Apr 2009 

    Father William Yates Atkinson,   b. 11 Nov 1854, Oakland, Meriwether, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1899, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Susan Cobb Milton,   b. 1858, Marianna, Jackson, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1880  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F0380  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lourette Simms,   b. 15 Jun 1888, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1973, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1 Dec 1909  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Mr.and Mrs. John Hanson Simms announce the engagement of their daughter Lourette to Mr. William Yates Atkinson, the marriage to take place Dec. 1st at their home in Newnan.

      Abstracted from The Herald and Advertiser, Newnan, Coweta County, Georgia, 5 November 1909.

    Children 
    +1. William Yates Atkinson,   b. 9 Sep 1912, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1997, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F0372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jan 1887 - Coweta County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 1953 - Coweta County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Atkinson, William Yates, Sr.
    Atkinson, William Yates, Sr.

  • Sources 
    1. [S015232] 1930 U.S. Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1930 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930.T626, 2,667 rolls. Newnan, Coweta, Georgia, ED 6, roll 349, page , image 695.0.

    2. [S013317] 1920 U.S. Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA. Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.T625, 2,076 rolls. Newman, Coweta, Georgia, ED , roll , page , image 616.

    3. [S013185] 1910 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. 1910 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910.T624, 1,178 rolls. Militia District 646, Coweta, Georgia, ED , roll T624_182, part , page .

    4. [S006918] World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, M1509, 4,582 rolls. Roll 1557019, DraftBoard 0.

    5. [S007612] Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98, (Atlanta, Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998).
      Certificate 22741, Indexes of Vital Records for Georgia: Deaths, 1919-98, (Georgia: Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records, 1998).

    6. [S336339] The Governors of Georgia, James F. Cook, (Macon, Georgia: The Mercer University Press, 2005), 190.

    7. [S336457] Georgia, Marriage Records From Select Counties, 1828-1978, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).