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Addie Detroit Wood Atkinson
Birth: Jul. 30, 1841
Bedford County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1916
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Businesswoman. She owned and operated the Lexington Hotel in Richmond, which she purchased in 1889, and within ten years had saved enough money to build her own hotel. She built the Hotel Richmond, which became one of the most elegant and popular hotels in Richmond, on the western edge of Capitol Square in 1904, and by 1916 the property was estimated to be worth $1,000,000. She was one of Richmond's most prominent and visible businesswomen. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Atkinson (1828 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Ilia Penn Atkinson Ervin (1868 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Dec 16, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7014703
Addie Detroit <i>Wood</i> Atkinson
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Addie Detroit <i>Wood</i> Atkinson
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