As I understand, he was the Grandson of James J. Atwood born. about 1824 and Susan A. Atwood born about 1832, (Unknown burial place).and the Son of William J Atwood born 1851 and Lucy D. Atwood born 1854. (buried in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Franklin, County, AL.) "Gus" was brother to Mary D, Jimmie, and Jessie E. Atwood. Husband of Mattie A Landers born about 1885 and buried Mt Hope Methodist Cemetery. Children of "Gus" and Mattie were: Orville L., Ardon, Annie, Wyatte, Johnnie, and Elendor. This is an gather of information as I researched my G Grandmother Delilah Ann Atwood born 1865 to James J and Susan Atwood. Please contact me if you have any corrections or additions.