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John Pepper Atkinson

Male 1842 - 1861  (19 years)


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  • Name John Pepper Atkinson 
    Born 31 Jul 1842  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1860  Meriwether County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military 21 Jul 1861  Bull Run, Manassas, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Wounded. Co. D ("Echols Guards"), 8th Georgia Infantry. The 8th was attached to the Second Brigade of the Army of the Shenandoah under the command of Joseph E. Johnston.  
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate

    We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil,
    Fighting for our Liberty with treasure, blood and toil;
    And when our rights were threaten'd, the cry rose near and far,
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag, that bears a Single Star!


    The Bonnie Blue Flag
    Harry Macarthy
    Died 9 Aug 1861  Richmond, Henrico, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Raney-Mallory Family Cemetery, Smoky Ordinary, Brunswick, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Findagrave memorial for John Pepper Atkinson
    Findagrave memorial for John Pepper Atkinson
    Created by J. Winfrey, 25 Feb 2009
    Person ID I13377  Dickinson
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2014 

    Father John Pepper Atkinson,   b. 12 Nov 1804, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1873, Meriwether County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary L Harwell,   b. ca. 1806,   d. 15 Dec 1844, Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1834  Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F4026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Meriwether County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Wounded. Co. D ("Echols Guards"), 8th Georgia Infantry. The 8th was attached to the Second Brigade of the Army of the Shenandoah under the command of Joseph E. Johnston. - 21 Jul 1861 - Bull Run, Manassas, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Aug 1861 - Richmond, Henrico, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Raney-Mallory Family Cemetery, Smoky Ordinary, Brunswick, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S55] Cemeteries of Brunswick County, Va., John W. Pritchett, (http://www.brunswickcemeteries.org/HTML/home.htm), http://www.brunswickcemeteries.org/HTML/raney.htm, accessed 22 Oct 2014.
      "...died at Richmond, Va. 19 yrs. and 9 days"

    2. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: Northern Division, Brunswick, Virginia; Roll: M432_937; Page: 291A; Image: 240, accessed 22 Oct 2014.
      John P Atkinson/45
      Theodore Atkinson/30
      Martha Atkinson/15
      Mary Atkinson/10
      John Atkinson/7
      Infant Atkinson/0

    3. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: , Meriwether, Georgia; Roll: M653_130; Page: 460; Image: 462; Family History Library Film: 803130, accessed 22 Oct 2014.
      John F Atkinson/55
      Theodora Atkinson/40
      John P Atkinson/18
      Lucy A Atkinson/10
      Theodore E Atkinson/8
      Wm Y Atkinson/6
      Thomas A Atkinson/4
      Roswell Atkinson/2 mos.

    4. [S57] Carded Confederate Service Records , (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration), NARA M266, Roll: 0226, accessed 22 Oct 2014.

    5. [S58] FamilySearch.org, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "8th Regiment, Georgia Infantry", https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/8th_Regiment,_Georgia_Infantry_(Confederate), accessed 22 Oct 2014.

    6. [S56] United States Board on Geographic Names, U.S. Department of Interior, Geological Survey, (http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/), "Raney Cemetery", http://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=gnispq:3:0::NO::P3_FID:1472969, accessed 22 Oct 2014.

    7. [S59] Early American Marriages: Virginia to 1850, Jordan R. Dodd, (Bountiful, Utah: Precision Indexing Publishers).