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Families on the Frontiers of the Old South

Rebecca Jane Atkinson

Female 1813 - 1894  (80 years)


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  • Name Rebecca Jane Atkinson 
    Born 31 Oct 1813  Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1850  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Division 19 
    Residence 1860  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Several Districts 
    Died 25 Jan 1894  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Coke's Chapel Methodist Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Rebecca Atkinson Bailey Griffin (1813-1891)
    Findagrave memorial for Rebecca Atkinson Bailey Griffin (1813-1891)
    Created by Dianne Wood, 24 Jun 2009
    Person ID I13381  Dickinson
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2014 

    Father John Pepper Atkinson,   b. 1768, Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1840, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Lundie,   b. ca. 1779, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1854, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 25 Aug 1800  Brunswick County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Henry Jackson Bailey,   b. 20 Sep 1796, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1848, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1838  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Martha Yates Bailey,   b. 23 Feb 1842, Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1904, Newnan, Coweta, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F4028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nicholas Griffin,   b. ca. 1805, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 3 Nov 1857  Coweta County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F4030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S100034] Coweta County Chronicles for One Hundred Years, Mary Gibson Jones and Lilly Reynolds, (Atlanta, Georgia: Stein Printing Co., 1928), 744.
      "[Martha Yates Bailey's] mother, Rebecca Jane Atkinson of Virginia, born October 31, 1813, died January 25, 1901, also buried at Cokes Chapel; her grandparents were John Pepper Atkinson, II, born 1768, came to Georgia, 1835, from Virginia, died June 30, 1840; his wife Elizabeth Bland Lundie Atkinson, born 1778, died January, 1854."

    2. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: Division 19, Coweta, Georgia; Roll: M432_66; Page: 366A; Image: 546.
      Residents:
      HOH Rebecca J Bailey/35/Va.
      Robert Bailey/10
      Martha Y Bailey/8
      John Bailey/6
      Henrietta Bailey/4
      Ann M Bailey/2
      Eliza Atkinson [mother]/71/Va.
      Neighbors:
      HOH Martha Edwards [sister]/55/Va.
      HOH John Lundy [Lundie]/48/Va.

    3. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Several Districts, Coweta, Georgia; Roll: M653_118; Page: 769; Image: 221; Family History Library Film: 803118.
      HOH Nicholas Griffin/55
      Rebekah Griffin/45
      Robert E Baily/20
      Martha Y Baily/18
      John L Baily/16
      Henrietta J Baily/14
      Susan A Baily/11
      William H Baily 1
      George W Baily/18
      John N Baily/10

    4. [S60] Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940, (Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013).

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