Although Mary's gravestone reads born 1852, all other information points to her birth year as about 1863 in Franklin County, Illinois. Mary's first husband and father of her son Thomas Clayton was Jesse Atwood, born 1855 in Allen County, Kentucky. The lived in Franklin Co, IL in 1880. We do not know what happened to Jesse Atwood after the 1880 census. Mary's second marriage ended in divorce and by 1910 she was in Missouri, living with her son and shown as a widow. The end of her life found her in California with her son and daughter in law.
Thomas Clayton Atwood (1880 - 1952)*
Montecito Memorial Park
San Bernardino County
Plot: Dreamland Section 109 Space 1
Created by: Senior Girl
Record added: Nov 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100296754