|Birth: ||May 7, 1855|
|Death: ||Nov. 3, 1937|
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 :-))
James Benton Atkinson (1822 - 1894)
Abigail Ann Sholes Atkinson (1825 - 1918)
Ida Ella Mitchell Atkinson (1861 - 1941)
Charles Herbert Atkinson (1884 - 1947)*
James David Atkinson (1889 - 1969)*
Charles Hess Atkinson (1855 - 1937)
James Benjamin Atkinson (1868 - 1940)*
Maintained by: Glenn Kiecker
Originally Created by: AliJ
Record added: Dec 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62927386
Added: Dec. 14, 2010