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George Washington Atchison
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1861
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1927
Corcoran
Kings County
California, USA

Siblings:
 Katie Elizabeth Atchison McCann
 Margaret Anna "Maggie" Atchison Brown
 Charles Carr Atchison


Around 1881, George Washington Atchison married Maggie Lou Irvine. Her mother objected to the marriage on the grounds that little Maggie was too young. The young couple eloped and were married on an a sand bar in the Red River on the Indian Territory side. When they returned they found themselves homeless. They could not go to her home, nor could George take her to his house. So, some time in the night they came to his sister's (George and Maggie Brown) home. His sister and brother-n-law offered the newly weds their bed while they slept on the floor in the next room. His sister Maggie intervined on the couple's behalf the next morning which enable the couple to live with his parents, The Atchison household, for a few months.

In March 1883, Mabel Edith was born to them and April 12, 1885 Kate was born. About 1893, Marvin was born and then died really young. The family moved to Oklahoma about 1897. Clyde R. Atchison was b. Nov. 19, 1904 in Oklahoma and d. Sept. 26, 1960 in Santa Cruz, California. Ruth Irene Atchison was b. Dec. 24, 1907 in California and d. Nov. 14, 1986 in Butte Co., California. Ruth was married to Otto C. LaRose.


The source of this information is "Biography of Eliza Barbara Waldhaus" handwritten by Edna Barbara (Atchison) Guthrie, Originally typed and provided by Bonny R. Sorek.

George's headstone has the year of his birth as 1861. Cemetery records has his birth as 1864 but shows his age at death as 66 years and 2 months which is in agreement with the 1861. Date of death was Mar. 2, 1927. Cause of death was Dropsy. He was a resident of Corcoran, Kings Co., California. He had been in California for 22 years. George was a member of the Masonic Lodge. His father was Samuel Atchison who was born in Ohio. His mother was Elizabetha Barbara (Waldhaus) born in Illinois.

The souce of the above paragraph is per cemetary records per JC, corrected by Dara Atchison-Springer
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Atchison (1815 - 1886)
  Elisabetha Barbara Waldhaus Atchison (1831 - 1916)
 
 Spouse:
  Maggie Lou Irvine Atchison (1867 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Katie Elizabeth Atchison McCann (1855 - 1928)*
  Margaret Anna Atchison Brown (1856 - 1902)*
  George Washington Atchison (1861 - 1927)
  Charles Carr Atchison (1863 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hanford Cemetery
Hanford
Kings County
California, USA
 
Created by: Dara Atchison-Springer
Record added: Aug 07, 2012
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George Washington Atchison
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George Washington Atchison
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George Washington Atchison
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- Karen Ashby Hemmingson
 Added: Dec. 11, 2012
 
 
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