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Evelyn Johnston Atteberry
Birth: Jun. 19, 1866
Walker County
Alabama, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1923
Scott County
Missouri, USA

Malissa Evelyn Johnston (M. Evylign in family records) was the daughter of William Daniel T."Wiley" and Sopha Ary (Arey) Johnston. She was born in Corona, Alabama in 1866 about a year after the Civil War ended and married Thomas Jefferson Atteberry when she was 19 years old, ca. 1885. Over the following 26 years, she had a total of 16 children, but she lost two who died young. Evelyn and Thomas lived in Alabama (one of her boys was born in Arkansas) until they moved to Missouri, as far as I can tell around 1917. She worked hard all her life, loved her large family, cooked, cleaned, canned, raised children and loved her grandchildren. She passed away at the age of 57 from a stroke in Sikeston, Missouri, when her youngest two - the twins - were just 12 years old. Malissa did not get to meet all of her 66 grandchildren, (52 of whom lived) who spread out not only in Missouri, but also Alabama, Arkansas, California, Arizona and Michigan.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Wiley T. Johnston (1844 - 1907)
  Sophia Ary Johnston (1847 - 1918)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas J Atteberry (1862 - 1939)
 
 Children:
  Savanah Elizabeth Atteberry Panter (1887 - 1976)*
  Francis Loudella Atteberry Gurley (1889 - 1984)*
  Cordilla Estelle Atteberry Griffin (1891 - 1993)*
  George Alson Atteberry (1892 - 1895)*
  Anna Mae Atteberry Brown (1896 - 1971)*
  Emma Jane Atteberry Junkins (1898 - 1966)*
  James Carey Atteberry (1900 - 1935)*
  Lilbourn Louis Atteberry (1901 - 1959)*
  Alice Myrtle Atteberry Carter (1903 - 1980)*
  Ada Atteberry Shirley (1905 - 1991)*
  Arrorey Victora Atteberry (1907 - 1907)*
  Virdis Eugene Atteberry (1908 - 2003)*
  Thomas O. Atteberry (1911 - 1975)*
  Wilma Lucile Atteberry Smith (1911 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Evelyn Johnston Atteberry (1866 - 1923)
  Nancy L. Johnston Pendley (1871 - 1947)*
  George Randle Johnston (1873 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Malissa Evelyn Atterberry
1866 - 1923
 
Note: Misspelled as Atterbery on the death certificate! Given as M.E. in 1880, Evaline in 1900 and Elive in 1910, Evylign in family records and Messila E. on death certificate and Evelyn on her headstone and as Eveline Johnston on marriage record.
 
Burial:
Carpenter Cemetery
McMullin
Scott County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Deborah Hearn Dugdale
Originally Created by: Graver Gal
Record added: Jan 05, 2008
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