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Theodore Ellis Atkinson
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Birth: Dec. 22, 1851
Brunswick County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1939
Newnan
Coweta County
Georgia, USA

--Son of John Pepper Atkinson & his 2nd wife Theodora Phelps Ellis. John moved to GA with his family as a young child.
--He graduated from Emory College (now Univ.) in 1871 "sharing first honors". He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1872.
--Occupation: Teacher at Senoia High School 1873-1885. Then he became a Merchant.
--Theodore married Mary Lou Cook; they had 10 children, all of whom had Cook as a middle name.
--He served as Steward, Treasurer & Sunday School Supt. of Newnan United Methodist Church.
--He served as president of the Board of Education, Newnan. He was President of Board of Directors for Georgia State College for Women. He also served on the Board of Trustees for University of Georgia.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Pepper Atkinson (1804 - 1873)
  Theodora Phelps Ellis Atkinson (1820 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lou Cook Atkinson (1863 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Frank Cook Atkinson (____ - 1894)*
  Louise Cook Atkinson Hardaway (1889 - 1975)*
  Roswell Cook Atkinson (1891 - 1988)*
  Theodora Cook Atkinson Cobb (1894 - 1996)*
  Margaret Cook Atkinson Clark (1897 - 1994)*
  Mary Cook Atkinson Whitesell (1899 - 1993)*
  Ellis Cook Atkinson (1900 - 1901)*
  Harold Cook Atkinson (1902 - 1992)*
  Virginia Cook Atkinson (1904 - 1908)*
  Mallory Cook Atkinson (1906 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Yates Atkinson Mallory (1839 - 1923)**
  John Pepper Atkinson (1842 - 1861)**
  Lucy Alice Atkinson Ellis (1849 - 1944)*
  Theodore Ellis Atkinson (1851 - 1939)
  William Yates Atkinson (1854 - 1899)*
  Thomas Alexander Atkinson (1856 - 1904)*
  Roswell James Atkinson (1860 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
"I HOPE TO SEE MY PILOT FACE TO FACE WHEN I HAVE CROSSED THE BAR"
"STEADFAST, UNMOVABLE, ALWAYS ABOUNDING IN THE WORK OF THE LORD"
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Newnan
Coweta County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Susan I. Grills
Record added: Aug 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56938905
Theodore Ellis Atkinson
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Theodore Ellis Atkinson
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Theodore Ellis Atkinson
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