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
1873–1953
Samantha Abbigail Burkhart
1885–1958
Marriage: 8 February 1904
Charles "Charley" Atwood
1906–1966
Molly Rachael Atwood
1908–1980
Nannie May Atwood
1910–1991
Sarah Ellen Atwood
1911–2005
Hazel Atwood
1914–2006
Woodrow Atwood
1921–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 February 1904
children

(6)

    Male1906–1966Male

    Molly Rachael Atwood

    Female1908–1980Female

    Nannie May Atwood

    Female1910–1991Female

    Female1911–2005Female

    Hazel Atwood

    Female1914–2006Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    James Marion Atwood

    Male1836–1925Male

    Sarah Anne Price

    Female1842–1925Female

siblings

(11)

    Rintha Viola Atwood

    Female1865–1931Female

    Wesley Grant Atwood

    Male1866–1928Male

    John Stanford Atwood

    Male1869–1927Male

    Nancy Olive Atwood

    Female1872–1932Female

    Male1873–1953Male

+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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