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Charles Hess Atkinson
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Birth: May 7, 1855
Freeport
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 3, 1937
Litchfield
Meeker County
Minnesota, USA

Golden Fleece Lodge # 89 began to take shape under Disposition (UD) 3 Mar 1871 -- It was chartered 23 Jan 1872,

Bro Charles Hess Atkinson was initiated, Passed and raised a MN Master Mason in 1877.

Bro Charles was one of eight children of Bro James Benton Atkinson and Abigale Sholes: In 1910 They built a nice home in Litchfield, Minnesota--which may yet be standing on the corner of Marshall and East 6th Street wherein 5 generations of Atkinsons are said to have lived.

Charles liked being called 'Hess'.
He served a time as Judge of Probate and was active in civic affairs for many years. He married Ida Mitchell and 3 children were born of that marriage.. They were Estelle (married to A. J, Davidson) Herbert (married to Lola Bridges) and James David Atkinson (who married Florence Davis).

Sources-- Atkinson family records...Some family data has been reported in a book, published in 1987, called-'Meeker County Memories'. A Book well worth reading :-)) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Benton Atkinson (1822 - 1894)
  Abigail Ann Sholes Atkinson (1825 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Ida Ella Mitchell Atkinson (1861 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Charles Herbert Atkinson (1884 - 1947)*
  James David Atkinson (1889 - 1969)*
 
 Sibling:
  Charles Hess Atkinson (1855 - 1937)
  James Benjamin Atkinson (1868 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Litchfield Cemetery
Litchfield
Meeker County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Glenn Kiecker
Originally Created by: AliJ
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
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Charles Hess Atkinson
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Charles Hess Atkinson
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Charles Hess Atkinson
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 Added: Dec. 14, 2010
 
 
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