Thomas Moody Atchison

1911–1992 (Age 80)
Dryden, Terrell, Texas, United States

The Life of Thomas Moody

When Thomas Moody Atchison was born on 22 December 1911, in Dryden, Terrell, Texas, United States, his father, Dr. Thomas Albert Atchison, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Emmaline Delila Myland, was 31. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Helen Inez McDowell. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Coleman, Texas, United States in 1920 and Post, Garza, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 1 October 1992, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Thomas Moody Atchison
Helen Inez McDowell
Wayne Atchison
Betty Sue Atchison

Spouse & Children



  • Wayne Atchison


  • Betty Sue Atchison


Parents & Siblings



  • James Harvey Atchison


  • Roy Curtis Atchison


  • Female1901–1974Female

  • L Atchison Barnes


  • Omagene Tyson Atchison


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 3

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: palatalized form of Atkinson or Addison , each a patronymic from one of the many medieval pet forms of Adam , for example Atty, Addie, and (with the diminutive suffix -kin) Atkin, Aitkin, and Adkin.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Moody Atchison in household of Thomas Atchison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas M Atchison in household of Dr. Thomas A Atchison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • T M Ft Worth in entry for Thomas Albert Atchison, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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