George William Atwood

3 November 1873–5 February 1953 (Age 79)
Boynton, Sullivan, Missouri, United States

The Life of George William

When George William Atwood was born on 3 November 1873, in Boynton, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, his father, James Marion Atwood, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Anne Price, was 31. He married Samantha Abbigail Burkhart on 8 February 1904. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sullivan, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Jackson Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 5 February 1953, in Pollock, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Pollock, Sullivan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George William Atwood
Samantha Abbigail Burkhart
Marriage: 8 February 1904
Charles "Charley" Atwood
Molly Rachael Atwood
Nannie May Atwood
Sarah Ellen Atwood
Hazel Atwood
Woodrow Atwood

Spouse and Children

8 February 1904



    Molly Rachael Atwood


    Nannie May Atwood



    Hazel Atwood


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Marion Atwood


    Sarah Anne Price




    Rintha Viola Atwood


    Wesley Grant Atwood


    John Stanford Atwood


    Nancy Olive Atwood



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode ‘by the wood’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George Atwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Atwood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Atwood, "United States Census, 1910"

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