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James Atkins
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Birth: 1909
Death: Nov. 17, 1922, USA

PINEVILLE BOY STRUCK BY TRAIN, INSTANTLY KILLED

PINEVILLE, Nov. 18 - James Atkins of this city, 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. W.T. Atkins, was instantly killed yesterday afternoon at Appalachia. He was getting on a passenger train at that place when another train going in the opposite direction struck him, killing him instantly. The boy was a cripple from infantile paralysis.

The body was brought home this morning and will be buried tomorrow morning at Wallsend cemetery. James Atkins is survived by his father, mother, two sisters and four brothers. His father is W.T. Atkins who killed Albert Williams at Dorton's Branch in September.

Middlesboro Daily News newspaper; Middlesboro, Kentucky
November 18, 1922; Page One 
 
Burial:
Wallsend Cemetery
Pineville
Bell County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: dm wms
Record added: Aug 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74842984
 

You were so young, I hate that you're gone. But you're in a better place than we are right now.
- Forallthelostlovedones
 Added: Jul. 6, 2013
I'm so sorry this tragic event happened to you, and so young. Rest in peace.
- inlovingmemoryofall
 Added: Jun. 27, 2013
 
 
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