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Ada Atkinson
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1868
Death: Sep. 24, 1883

HANGED BY AN ANGRY MOB; THE MURDERER OF ADA ATKINSON CONFESSES HIS CRIME.

HORSEMEN SURROUND THE TOWN, THE JAIL IS BROKEN INTO, AND THE PRISONER IS TAKEN OUT AND HANGED.

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On the 24th of September last Ada Atkinson, a beautiful girl of 15, was found murdered in her room in her father's house on the family farm.

She was the daughter of Cephas Atkinson, a man of wealth, living near Oxford, Benton County, 20 miles west of Lafayette.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Cephas Atkinson (1829 - 1905)
  Rachel Birch Atkinson (1835 - 1899)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Frances Atkinson Menefee (1853 - 1923)*
  Isaac Newton Atkinson (1855 - 1911)*
  Lewis M. Atkinson (1864 - 1923)*
  Lucy Ann Atkinson Heath (1864 - 1924)*
  Ada Atkinson (1868 - 1883)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Justus Cemetery
Oxford
Benton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Div. East - Plot 1027
 
Created by: Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
Record added: May 05, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14182441
Ada Atkinson
Added by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
 
Ada Atkinson
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- Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014

- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Sep. 6, 2009
 
 
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