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Family: John Ashford Atwood / Laura Jane Williams (F569)

m. 2 Jan 1894


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  • John Ashford AtwoodFather | Male
    John Ashford Atwood

    Born  19 Aug 1874  Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location LDS Ordinances  Date  Place 
    Christened      Baptized (LDS)     
    Died  8 Nov 1961  Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Endowed (LDS)     
    Buried  Aft 8 Nov. 1961  Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Sealed P (LDS)     
    Married  2 Jan 1894  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Sealed S (LDS)     
    Father  William Payton Atwood | F38 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Ellen Elizabeth West | F38 Group Sheet 

    Laura Jane WilliamsMother | Female
    Laura Jane Williams

    Born  2 Oct 1875  West Station, McLennan County, Texas  Find all individuals with events at this location LDS Ordinances  Date  Place 
    Christened      Baptized (LDS)     
    Died  2 Dec 1954  Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Endowed (LDS)     
    Buried  3 Dec 1954  Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Sealed P (LDS)     
    Father  Young Rabb Williams | F2323 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary C. Bruce | F2323 Group Sheet 

    Myrtie Alice AtwoodChild 1 | Female
    + Myrtie Alice Atwood

    Born  15 Jun 1895  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location LDS Ordinances  Date  Place 
    Christened      Baptized (LDS)     
    Died  10 Jan 1976  Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Endowed (LDS)     
    Buried  12 Jan 1976  Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Sealed P (LDS)     
    Spouse  Joseph Warren Reid | F1312 
    Married  25 Aug 1924  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Sealed S (LDS)     

    Ruby Olive AtwoodChild 2 | Female
    Ruby Olive Atwood

    Born  19 Oct 1896  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location LDS Ordinances  Date  Place 
    Christened      Baptized (LDS)     
    Died  18 Jan 1981  Tom Green County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Endowed (LDS)     
    Buried    Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location Sealed P (LDS)     

  • Photos
    John Ashford Atwood
    John Ashford Atwood
    Celebrating his 80th birthday.... BACK ROW: Winson B. Atwood; Claude Atwood; Eugene (Gene) Atwood; Vernon Odem with son Warren Edward Odem on his shoulders; John Atwood SECOND ROW: Walker Jones; Elizabeth (Atwood) Jones; Eunice (Arnold) Atwood; Laura (Williams) Atwood; Emma (Arnold) Atwood FRONT ROW: Norma Grace (Reid) Odem and her mother, Myrtie…

  • Notes  Married:
    • Date/location is per newspaper article: Married at the home of sister of the bride, Mrs. J. H. Mitchell; Pastor A. T. Ford of Old Broad Flat Baptist Church:

      John A. Atwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Atwood and Laura Jane Williams, daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Y. R. Williams (Familiarly known as Uncle Rab), were married in the home of her sister, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mitchell by Rev. A. T. Ford, pastor of the old Board Flat Baptist Church on Janaury 2, 1894. Relatives and friends who witnessed the marriage ceremony were her sister, Mrs. Georgia Mitchell and 3 eldest children; Rosa Atwood, sister; Rufus, Dan and Gene Atwood and Miss Mattie Pennell, cousins. Friends were Charley Barr, Frank Bryson, Lonnie Gardner, Della Gardner, Alice and Myrtle Acker, all of the Board Flat community. They made their first home in the Board Flat community - 2 1/2 miles east of Cross Plains, Texas. To them were born two daughters, Myrtie Alice and Ruby Olive. In 1904 they moved to Oplin in the southwest part of Callahan County. Three years later they moved to Abilene for 1 1/2 years, then back to Oplin. In 1912 they moved back to Cross Plains just east of Lawn where they lived until 1926. They then moved to Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas. *Note - Board Flat is/was in Callahan County, Texas.