|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.
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.
Cephas Atkinson (1829 - 1905)
Rachel Birch Atkinson (1835 - 1899)
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)
Plot: Div. East - Plot 1027
Created by: Ruth (Hickman) Wicks
Record added: May 05, 2006
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