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Lazarus Atkinson
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1791
Greene County
Georgia, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1839
Chambers County
Alabama, USA

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From "Once Upon A Time - A History of the Emory Chapel Community", by David M. Hall, 1976. Page 225 & 226:

Lazarus Atkinson was the youngest son of Nathan Atkinson. He was born in Greene County, Georgia, February 28, 1791, where he married Mary Ellen Lane, born Putnam County, Georgia, February 3, 1795, and died in Clarke County, Arkansas on November 13, 1860. He moved to near present day Milltown, Chambers County, Alabama, in the vicinity of Mount Hickory Church about 1832-1833, soon after the land was open for settlement. He soon had his lands clear of timber and ready for farming and had erected dwellings before his untimely death after a fall from a wagon on November 6, 1839. He left an estate of 13 negro slaves and other possessions valued at $6,000. He is buried at Old Mount Hickory Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

Issues of Lazarus and Mary Ellen Lane Atkinson:

1. Nathan Lane Atkinson born June 21, 1814 and died July 7, 1894 in West Point, Ga. Married Frances B. Slaughter.
2. Serena Atkinson born August 28, 1816. Married William Palmer; died in Butler County, Ala.
3. William Dawkins Atkinson born November 17, 1818, died October 17, 1879 at Blackshear, Pierce County, Ga.
4. Martha Atkinson born February 18, 1821, died 1876 in Texas. Married William Lovelace.
5. Benjamin F. Atkinson born June 23, 1823. Married Ann E. Hughey; migrated to Columbia County, Arkansas.
6. Mary Ann Atkinson born December 6, 1826, died August 30, 1902. Married Thomas B. Leverett.
7. John C. Atkinson born October 28, 1831, died October, 1859 at Lewisville, Ala.
8. Thomas Jefferson Atkinson born June 25, 1834, died April 17, 1862.
9. Elizabeth Atkinson born March 17, 1838, died 1918 in Blue Ridge, Texas. Married Wiley Manning.
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 Children:
  Nathan Lane Atkinson (1814 - 1894)*
  Serena Atkinson Palmer (1816 - 1871)*
  William Dawkins Atkinson (1818 - 1879)*
  Benjamin Franklin Atkinson (1823 - 1862)*
  Mary Ann Atkinson Leverett (1826 - 1902)*
  Elizabeth Atkinson Manning (1838 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Mount Hickory Primitive Baptist Cemetery
Rock Fence
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Churchwell
Record added: Oct 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78413385
 


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