|Death: ||Apr. 27, 1870|
From 1850 Illinois Census, Schuyler Co, twp of Hickory, town of Butlersville:
James M. Atkinson, 35, born Tenn.
-Lucretia, 29, born VA (d. around 1858)
-William, 11, born IN. Date of Census: 11/14
-Perry, 10, born IL.
-Henry, 8, b. IL.
-Mary, 4, b. IL.
-John, 3 months, b. IL.
From 1860 Illinois Census, Schuyler Co, twp of Hickory, town of Butlersville:
J M Atkinson, 44, farmer, b. Tenn.
-William, 21, born Indiana
-Perry, 20, born Ill. Date of Census: 6/04
-Henry, 17, born Ill.
-Mary, 14, born Ill.
-Levina, 5, born Ill.
-Amanda, 2, born Ill.
No further censuses for Perry are given on Ancestry.com.
The tombstone was sent for 'an unmarked' grave on Aug. 16, 1934.
Military records show the boys entered the service 22 Feb. 1864 and Perry was mustered out 10 Oct. 1865, Springfield, IL.
Co H 3 Ill Cav
Note: Appears that all three boys entered the war on the same day, William, Perry, and Henry. Wm. and Henry were together.
Saint Marys Cemetery
Created by: Sue Steenberg-McDeid
Record added: Jul 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113648983