|Birth: ||Nov. 8, 1887|
|Death: ||Feb. 5, 1981|
Des Moines County
The Hawk Eye, page 16, February 6, 1981; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa:
Carl S. Atherton, 93, of 205 Shields, died Thursday, February 5 (1981), at Burlington Medical Center.
He was born November 8, 1887, at Hazen, Arkansas, to Sarah Swise and Charles Atherton. He married Ruth Van Nice on October 22, 1913, near Mediapolis; she died in June 1952. He married Thyrza Evans November 9, 1957.
He was a retired farmer from the Sperry vicinity and a member of West Hill United Methodist Church.
Surviving: His wife; two sons, Stanley and Elwin, both of Burlington; three daughters, Louise Stewart, Burlington, Myrtle Hoeg, Wapello, and Pauline Dotson, Phoenix, Arizona; stepdaughter, Wanda Bellman, Bethesda, Maryland; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Bergs, Burlington, and Treva Gibson, Addison, Illinois.
Funeral: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Fry chapel, Pastor Vernon Anderson. Kossuth cemetery. A memorial has been established.
Iowa Marriage Records, Family Search:
Groom's Name: Carl Stanley Atherton; Groom's Birthplace: Hazen, Arkansas; Bride's Name: Ruth Elizabeth Van Nice; Bride's Birth Date: 1891; Bride's Birthplace: Mediapolis; Bride's Age: 22; Marriage Date: 22 October 1913; Marriage Place: Huron Towahip, Des Moines County, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Charles Atherton; Groom's Mother's Name: Sadie Swise; Bride's Father's Name: Charles Frank Van Nice; Bride's Mother's Name: Ella Warfield Guy; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86821-4; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 1675643; Reference Number: 2:3QXKX39
Ruth Elizabeth VanNice Atherton (1892 - 1952)*
Thryza Independence Mehaffy Atherton (1895 - 1996)*
Stanley Atherton (1914 - 1999)*
Evelyn Louise Atherton Stewart (1920 - 2009)*
Pauline Ruth Atherton Dotson (1923 - 1998)*
Des Moines County
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Record added: Oct 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16338512