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William Yates Atkinson

Male 1912 - 1997  (85 years)


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  • Name William Yates Atkinson  [1, 2
    Born 9 Sep 1912  Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    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 Sep 1997  Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 2 Oct 1997  Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Mr. William Yates 'Tic" Atkinson III
      Issue: October 2, 1997

      Mr. William Yates "Tic" Atkinson III, 85, of Newnan died Sept. 28, 1997, at Newnan Hospital.

      Born Sept. 9, 1912 in Coweta County, Mr. Atkinson was the son of the late William Y. Atkinson Jr., who served on the Georgia Supreme Court for many years, and Lourette Simms Atkinson. Mr. Atkinson was the grandson of former Georgia Gov. William Yates Atkinson and Susie Cobb Milton Atkinson.

      A member of First Baptist Church, Mr. Atkinson was a graduate of Newnan High School and the University of Georgia Law School. An attorney, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

      Graveside services will be held held Oct. 2 (today) at 2 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery with Dr. Eugene Tyre and the Rev. Don Helms officiating.

      Survivors include his wife, Margurite Atkinson of Newnan; children, Margaret Susan Scheer, William Y. Atkinson IV, both of Atlanta, Romelle Atkinson Duncan, James C. Atkinson of Newnan; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

      Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Foundation or First Baptist Church of Newnan.

      Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan.

      http://times-herald.com/deaths/index6.html
    Person ID I1224  Dickinson
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2015 

    Father William Yates Atkinson,   b. 18 Jan 1887, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1953, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1 Dec 1909  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 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.

    Family ID F0372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Margaret Edith Hall,   b. 9 Dec 1916, Adel, Cook, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1990, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Susan Atkinson,   b. 10 Nov 1937, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 2010  (Age 72 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F4886  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Kathryn Hobart Ramsey,   b. 15 Oct 1907,   d. 10 May 1958, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Family ID F0679  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Marguerite Louise Fielder,   b. 1 Nov 1916,   d. 24 Mar 2001, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F0478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Sep 1912 - Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Sep 1997 - Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Oct 1997 - Oak Hill Cemetery, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S015232] 1930 United States 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 United States 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. [S197] U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2015).
      Name: William Yates Jr
      [William Y Atkinson Jr]
      SSN: 262127240
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 9 Sep 1912
      Birth Place: Newnan, Georgia
      Father Name: Wm Y Atkinson
      Mother Name: Lourette Simms
      Death Date: 28 Sep 1997
      Type of Claim: Original SSN.
      Notes: Nov 1937: Name listed as WILLIAM YATES ATKINSON JR; 02 Oct 1997: Name listed as WILLIAM Y ATKINSON

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