An American Journey
The Genealogy of the Curbow-Montoya Family
Curbow Collage
You are currently anonymous Log In
 
William Payton   Atwood

William Payton Atwood

Male 1849 - 1917  (68 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name William Payton Atwood  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • William's mother had a brother named Paton Hough. Was William named after this uncle?
    Born 25 Jul 1849  Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date of birth is confirmed by his headstone; location is known to family; and confirmed by family being present there in 1850 census.
    Laclede County, Missouri
    Laclede County, Missouri
    Gender Male 
    Census 26 Oct 1850  Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as "William P.," age 1 born abt 1849; Living w/grandparents Ashford (55 farmer) & Elizabeth (49) Hough, uncle Henry, 16 - laborer; aunt Nancy Ann, 13, half-brothers Benjamin F., 6 & Willey Ugine, 4 & mother Matilda, age 24. Where is father Thomas? 
    Census 7 Aug 1860  Erath County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Beat 4 - near Stephenville:

    Family #361 - Indexed as William, age 10, born about 1850 in Missouri; Nearest post office is Stephenville, Texas. Living with father Thomas, age 37, farmer, owns real estate worth $100 and personal property worth $855; and mother Matilda, age 35 born Ohio; Also in the home is is half-brother "White Pinon" which is Wiley Pinnell, age 14, full brother Columbus, 8 and Ashford, age 3. All the children were born in Missouri.

    Family #360 - Next door is grandmother Elizabeth Hough, age 58, born in Kentucky, indexed as "farmer." Her husband Ashford, died in Jun of 1860, shortly before this census was taken. She is living with her 23 year old son, Henry B. Hough, who is indexed as farmer. Also in the home is her grandson, Benjamin F. Pinnell, age 15, who is indexed as herdsman. Also in the home is Matilda Buble, age 18, seamstress. Her connection to the family is unknown.

    Family #362 - Is William Hough, age 56, farmer born in Virginia and wife Harriet, 25. I believe this is a brother to Ashford Hough.

    Year: 1860; Census Place: Beat 4, Erath, Texas; Roll M653_1293; Page: 139; Image: 284; Family History Library Film: 805293. 
    Death of Parent 1864  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death of mother, Matilda Hough; Wiliam Payton is 15 years old 
    Census 24 Sep 1870  Hays County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family #71 - Indexed as William "Attwood," born abt 1850 in Missouri, age 20, stock dealer; Nearest post office is San Marcos, Texas; living with father Thomas, age 48 born in Tennessee, farmer worth about $500; Also in the home are brothers Columbus, age 18, farm laborer; and Ashford, age 14. Mother Matilda has died.

    Living two doors down (Family #69) is uncle William "Attwood," with wife Hannah Craven and children.

    Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 1, Hays, Texas; Roll M593_1590; Page: 191B; Image: 390; Family History Library Film: 553089. 
    Birth of Son 19 Aug 1874  Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of Son John Ashford Atwood; In a letter dated October 2, 1955, John Ashford Atwood states that "he was born on the Frank Harett/Harell Farm about half-way between Round Rock and Leander on Brushy Creek. He goes on to state that during that same year William Payton Atwood moved his family to the Kennedy (sp?) Ranch which was located 6 or 7 miles northeast of Round Rock - near or in Hutto, Williamson County, Texas.  
    Residence 27 May 1875  Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Bagdad per letter written from William Payton Atwood to his father Thomas Atwood on 27 May 1875. 
    Atwood Letter dated 27 May 1875
    Atwood Letter dated 27 May 1875
    Birth of Daughter 14 Mar 1877  Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of Daughter - Rosa Lee Atwood; According to a letter dated October 2, 1955 by John Ashford Atwood, Rosa Lee was born on the Kennedy (sp?) Ranch - which was located 6 or 7 miles northeast of Round Rock in or near Hutto, Williamson County, Texas.  
    Residence 19 Jul 1878  Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Payton Atwood and oldest son John Ashford were in town to buy new boots on the day that Sam Bass was killed in a shootout with local lawmen and Texas Rangers. Killed during the shootout was Williamson County Deputy Sherriff, A.W. Grimes. 
    Birth of Son 25 Nov 1879  Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of Son - William Riley Atwood; According to a letter dated October 2, 1955 by John Ashford Atwood, William Riley was born on the Kennedy (sp?) Ranch - which was located 6 or 7 miles northeast of Round Rock in or near Hutto, Williamson County, Texas.  
    Census 1 Jun 1880  Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as "Wm. P.," age 29 born 1851 in Missouri, farm labor; living with wife Elizabeth, age 29; Children in the home are John A., age 6, Rosa L., age 3 and Wm. R., age 6 (this is a transcription error....William Riley is not yet 1 year old.)
    Additionally, in a letter dated October 2, 1955 written by John Ashford Atwood, he states that they moved in 1880 from the Kennedy (sp?) Ranch in Hutto to the Carrington Ranch in 1880. He states that this was located 6 or 7 miles southeast of Round Rock and that they worked this ranch 1880-1883. The Carrington Ranch is located in Pflugerville, Travis County, Texas on what is now known as Bohl's Place.  
    Death of Parent 1882  Travis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death of father Thomas Atwood, William Payton was 33 years old 
    Birth of Daughter 31 Oct 1882  Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of Daughter - Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood; In a letter written by John Ashford Atwood dated October 2, 1955 he states that Minnie was born October 21, 1881 on the Carrington Ranch (which is present day Bohl's Place) in Pflugerville, Travis County, Texas.  
    Arrival Dec 1882 or 1883  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Daughter Rosa Atwood's Obituary states that the family arrived in Callahan County in 1882.

    Son John Ashford Atwood states in a letter dated October 2, 1955 that after the death of his Grandfather Atwood (Thomas) in the Spring of 1882 "we left Williamson County for West Texas. We left there about the first of December 1883, and it was so cold I thought we would freeze to death. Me and Uncle walked most of the way."  
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    Early Settler of Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas
    Residence Jan 1884  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    According to John Ashford Atwood (by letter written Oct. 2, 1955) William Payton Atwood rented a farm from Mr. Hesterman/Westerman  
    Birth of Daughter 2 Dec 1885  Stephens County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of Daughter Laney Belle Atwood; In a letter written by John Ashford Atwood on October 5, 1955, he states that William Payton Atwood came to Stephens County in January of 1885 and rented a farm from Mr. Litteral on Battle Creek.  
    Residence Jan 1886  Stephens County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In a letter dated Oct. 5, 1955 written by John Ashford Atwood, he states that William Payton Atwood rented a farm from Mr. Duncan just across Battle Creek from the Litteral Farm where they had been the year before.  
    Residence 1887  Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In letter dated Oct. 2, 1955, John Ashford states that William Payton Atwood rented the Gardner Farm which was located about 2 miles southwest of Cottonwood.  
    Birth of Daughter 15 May 1888  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of Daughter Manda Elizabeth (Lizzie) Atwood; By letter dated October 2, 1955 written by John Ashford Atwood we know that William Payton Atwood was renting "Mr. Bryson's farm which was located 2 miles southwest of Cross Plains."  
    Residence 1889  Rising Star, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    In a letter written by John Ashford Atwood dated October 2, 1955 he states: "Pa rented a farm over at Rising Star and it was so dry that year we didn't make anything. The man that owned the farm was "Boaze" that was 1889. So Pa loaded us all in the wagon and we went to east Texas and we picked cotton all that fall and made enough to run us another year. And back to Callahan County we came.  
    Real Estate 1890  Broad Flat, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    According to John Ashford Atwood in a letter written October 2, 1955, William Payton Atwood purchased 100 acres of land from J. N. Jackson in Callahan County, Texas. He and his brother Lum Atwood built the house.  
    Birth of Son 20 Oct 1890  Broad Flat, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Birth of Son Columbus Eugene Atwood; In a letter written to Columbs from his oldest brother John Ashford Atwood on October 2, 1955, he states: Pa rented a farm from Mr. Fran?? about 4 miles northeast of Cross Plains. Uncle Wiley Pennell rented part of the farm and we all lived there that year. That was 1890. We made a good crop there that year and there is where you were born. While we lived on that farm Pa bought that 100 acres of land on Board Flat." 
    Tax Roll 1893  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Paid $5.95 on May 19, 1894 in Baird, Callahan County, Texas for taxes due on 100 acres valued at $590. Land is out of the R. R. Puckett Grant, Abstract No. 286, Survey No. 770.  
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    County Tax Receipt - May 19, 1894 for taxes 1893 taxes due on 100 acres in Callahan County, Texas
    Census 15 Jun 1900  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precinct 6: Indexed as "Wm. P. Attwood," age 50 born July 1859 in Missour; farmer; living with wife "E. Elen." Married 26 yrs with 8 children: Rosie L., 22; Rylee Wm., 19, Minnie V., 17, Nanet Bell, 14, Mandy E., 11, Thos. E., 9 and Edgar C., 7.  
    Census 25 Apr 1910  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precinct 4 - Indexed as "William P. Atwood," age 60 born 1850 in Missouri - he is a farmer working on "home farm." Living with wife Ellen E., age 59. Also in the home are children: Rosa, 34, saleswoman for dry goods, Eugene, 19 and Claude, 13.  
    Occupation Stock dealer; farm labor; self-employed farmer working on home farm 
    Died 17 Oct 1917  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 68 
    • Date is per tombstone; location is known to family.
    Buried Aft 17 Oct 1917  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Cross Plains Memorial Park
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    Headstone
    Person ID P240  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, West Family Branch
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2012 

    Father Thomas Atwood,   b. 20 Nov 1823, Lincoln County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. After 12 May 1882, Pflugerville, Travis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Matilda Hough,   b. 1826, White Oak Township, Highland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Uvalde, Uvalde County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Elizabeth West,   b. 22 Dec 1850, Calcasieu, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1925, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Aug 1873  Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 24 
    • Date and location are from Williamson County, Texas Marriage Certificate; Marriage took place @ home of "Mr. Pennel." Probably - half-brother Wiley Elias Pinnell who was in area during time period; or could be half-brother Benjamin Franklin Pinnell.

      State of Texas; Williamson County; Office of District Clerk of Williamson County
      Be it remembered that on the 27th day of August 1873, there was issued from the office of said District Clerk, a marriage license, of which the following is a true copy.
      Marriage License
      Williamson County, State of Texas, August 27, 1873
      To any person authorized by law to perform the marriage ceremony greeting: You are hereby authorized to join in marriage William Atwood of Williamson County, 24 years and Miss Ellen West of Williamson County, aged 22 years and of this liecense you will make due return to my office within sixty days. (Seal): W. T. Dalrymple, District Clerk
      State of Texas; Williamson County
      I, R. B. Davis, Minister of Gospel, do hereby certify that in accordance with the authorization of the within license, I did on the 28th day of August 1873 at residence of Mr. Pennel, in said county, join and unite in marriage the within named Willaim Atwood and Miss Ellen West. Witness my hand and seal the day and year above written.
      W. T. Dalrymple, District Clerk
      R. B. Davis, M.G.
    William Payton Atwood and Ellen Elizabeth West
    William Payton Atwood and Ellen Elizabeth West
    Marriage Certificate; Cropped from certified copy
    Children 
    +1. John Ashford Atwood,   b. 19 Aug 1874, Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1961, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Rosa Lee Atwood,   b. 14 Mar 1877, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1954, Abiline, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. William Riley Atwood,   b. 25 Nov 1879, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1952, Lawn, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood,   b. 31 Oct 1882, Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1970, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Laney Belle Atwood,   b. 2 Dec 1885, Stephens County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1959, Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +6. Elizabeth Manda Atwood,   b. 15 May 1888, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1968, Austin, Travis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +7. Columbus Eugene Atwood,   b. 20 Oct. 1890, Broad Flat, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1963, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +8. Edgar Claude Atwood,   b. 23 Jun 1893, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1960, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Photos
    Ellen Elizabeth West Atwood
    Ellen Elizabeth West Atwood
    with her children: Claud, John, Gene, Riley, Rosa, Laney and Mennie.
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    with wife Ellen Elizabeth West
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2011 12:44:28 
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Jul 1849 - Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as "William P.," age 1 born abt 1849; Living w/grandparents Ashford (55 farmer) & Elizabeth (49) Hough, uncle Henry, 16 - laborer; aunt Nancy Ann, 13, half-brothers Benjamin F., 6 & Willey Ugine, 4 & mother Matilda, age 24. Where is father Thomas? - 26 Oct 1850 - Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Beat 4 - near Stephenville: Family #361 - Indexed as William, age 10, born about 1850 in Missouri; Nearest post office is Stephenville, Texas. Living with father Thomas, age 37, farmer, owns real estate worth $100 and personal property worth $855; and mother Matilda, age 35 born Ohio; Also in the home is is half-brother "White Pinon" which is Wiley Pinnell, age 14, full brother Columbus, 8 and Ashford, age 3. All the children were born in Missouri. Family #360 - Next door is grandmother Elizabeth Hough, age 58, born in Kentucky, indexed as "farmer." Her husband Ashford, died in Jun of 1860, shortly before this census was taken. She is living with her 23 year old son, Henry B. Hough, who is indexed as farmer. Also in the home is her grandson, Benjamin F. Pinnell, age 15, who is indexed as herdsman. Also in the home is Matilda Buble, age 18, seamstress. Her connection to the family is unknown. Family #362 - Is William Hough, age 56, farmer born in Virginia and wife Harriet, 25. I believe this is a brother to Ashford Hough. Year: 1860; Census Place: Beat 4, Erath, Texas; Roll M653_1293; Page: 139; Image: 284; Family History Library Film: 805293. - 7 Aug 1860 - Erath County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath of Parent - Death of mother, Matilda Hough; Wiliam Payton is 15 years old - 1864 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Family #71 - Indexed as William "Attwood," born abt 1850 in Missouri, age 20, stock dealer; Nearest post office is San Marcos, Texas; living with father Thomas, age 48 born in Tennessee, farmer worth about $500; Also in the home are brothers Columbus, age 18, farm laborer; and Ashford, age 14. Mother Matilda has died. Living two doors down (Family #69) is uncle William "Attwood," with wife Hannah Craven and children. Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 1, Hays, Texas; Roll M593_1590; Page: 191B; Image: 390; Family History Library Film: 553089. - 24 Sep 1870 - Hays County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Age: 24 - 28 Aug 1873 - Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Son - Birth of Son John Ashford Atwood; In a letter dated October 2, 1955, John Ashford Atwood states that "he was born on the Frank Harett/Harell Farm about half-way between Round Rock and Leander on Brushy Creek. He goes on to state that during that same year William Payton Atwood moved his family to the Kennedy (sp?) Ranch which was located 6 or 7 miles northeast of Round Rock - near or in Hutto, Williamson County, Texas. - 19 Aug 1874 - Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Living in Bagdad per letter written from William Payton Atwood to his father Thomas Atwood on 27 May 1875. - 27 May 1875 - Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of Daughter - Rosa Lee Atwood; According to a letter dated October 2, 1955 by John Ashford Atwood, Rosa Lee was born on the Kennedy (sp?) Ranch - which was located 6 or 7 miles northeast of Round Rock in or near Hutto, Williamson County, Texas. - 14 Mar 1877 - Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - William Payton Atwood and oldest son John Ashford were in town to buy new boots on the day that Sam Bass was killed in a shootout with local lawmen and Texas Rangers. Killed during the shootout was Williamson County Deputy Sherriff, A.W. Grimes. - 19 Jul 1878 - Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Son - Birth of Son - William Riley Atwood; According to a letter dated October 2, 1955 by John Ashford Atwood, William Riley was born on the Kennedy (sp?) Ranch - which was located 6 or 7 miles northeast of Round Rock in or near Hutto, Williamson County, Texas. - 25 Nov 1879 - Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as "Wm. P.," age 29 born 1851 in Missouri, farm labor; living with wife Elizabeth, age 29; Children in the home are John A., age 6, Rosa L., age 3 and Wm. R., age 6 (this is a transcription error....William Riley is not yet 1 year old.) Additionally, in a letter dated October 2, 1955 written by John Ashford Atwood, he states that they moved in 1880 from the Kennedy (sp?) Ranch in Hutto to the Carrington Ranch in 1880. He states that this was located 6 or 7 miles southeast of Round Rock and that they worked this ranch 1880-1883. The Carrington Ranch is located in Pflugerville, Travis County, Texas on what is now known as Bohl's Place. - 1 Jun 1880 - Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath of Parent - Death of father Thomas Atwood, William Payton was 33 years old - 1882 - Travis County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of Daughter - Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood; In a letter written by John Ashford Atwood dated October 2, 1955 he states that Minnie was born October 21, 1881 on the Carrington Ranch (which is present day Bohl's Place) in Pflugerville, Travis County, Texas. - 31 Oct 1882 - Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Daughter Rosa Atwood's Obituary states that the family arrived in Callahan County in 1882. Son John Ashford Atwood states in a letter dated October 2, 1955 that after the death of his Grandfather Atwood (Thomas) in the Spring of 1882 "we left Williamson County for West Texas. We left there about the first of December 1883, and it was so cold I thought we would freeze to death. Me and Uncle walked most of the way." - Dec 1882 or 1883 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - According to John Ashford Atwood (by letter written Oct. 2, 1955) William Payton Atwood rented a farm from Mr. Hesterman/Westerman - Jan 1884 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of Daughter Laney Belle Atwood; In a letter written by John Ashford Atwood on October 5, 1955, he states that William Payton Atwood came to Stephens County in January of 1885 and rented a farm from Mr. Litteral on Battle Creek. - 2 Dec 1885 - Stephens County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - In a letter dated Oct. 5, 1955 written by John Ashford Atwood, he states that William Payton Atwood rented a farm from Mr. Duncan just across Battle Creek from the Litteral Farm where they had been the year before. - Jan 1886 - Stephens County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - In letter dated Oct. 2, 1955, John Ashford states that William Payton Atwood rented the Gardner Farm which was located about 2 miles southwest of Cottonwood. - 1887 - Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Daughter - Birth of Daughter Manda Elizabeth (Lizzie) Atwood; By letter dated October 2, 1955 written by John Ashford Atwood we know that William Payton Atwood was renting "Mr. Bryson's farm which was located 2 miles southwest of Cross Plains." - 15 May 1888 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - In a letter written by John Ashford Atwood dated October 2, 1955 he states: "Pa rented a farm over at Rising Star and it was so dry that year we didn't make anything. The man that owned the farm was "Boaze" that was 1889. So Pa loaded us all in the wagon and we went to east Texas and we picked cotton all that fall and made enough to run us another year. And back to Callahan County we came. - 1889 - Rising Star, Eastland County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReal Estate - According to John Ashford Atwood in a letter written October 2, 1955, William Payton Atwood purchased 100 acres of land from J. N. Jackson in Callahan County, Texas. He and his brother Lum Atwood built the house. - 1890 - Broad Flat, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth of Son - Birth of Son Columbus Eugene Atwood; In a letter written to Columbs from his oldest brother John Ashford Atwood on October 2, 1955, he states: Pa rented a farm from Mr. Fran?? about 4 miles northeast of Cross Plains. Uncle Wiley Pennell rented part of the farm and we all lived there that year. That was 1890. We made a good crop there that year and there is where you were born. While we lived on that farm Pa bought that 100 acres of land on Board Flat." - 20 Oct 1890 - Broad Flat, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax Roll - Paid $5.95 on May 19, 1894 in Baird, Callahan County, Texas for taxes due on 100 acres valued at $590. Land is out of the R. R. Puckett Grant, Abstract No. 286, Survey No. 770. - 1893 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precinct 6: Indexed as "Wm. P. Attwood," age 50 born July 1859 in Missour; farmer; living with wife "E. Elen." Married 26 yrs with 8 children: Rosie L., 22; Rylee Wm., 19, Minnie V., 17, Nanet Bell, 14, Mandy E., 11, Thos. E., 9 and Edgar C., 7. - 15 Jun 1900 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precinct 4 - Indexed as "William P. Atwood," age 60 born 1850 in Missouri - he is a farmer working on "home farm." Living with wife Ellen E., age 59. Also in the home are children: Rosa, 34, saleswoman for dry goods, Eugene, 19 and Claude, 13. - 25 Apr 1910 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 68 - 17 Oct 1917 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 17 Oct 1917 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Histories
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    Friend of Kit Carson
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    Short Bio
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    Letter written by John Ashford Atwood, the oldest son of William Payton Atwood and Ellen Elizabeth West, regarding his family history; includes dates and places of birth of all siblings.

    Photos
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    William Payton Atwood
    Taken Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas sometime between 1900-1915

    Albums
    Atwood
    Atwood (411)
    Atwood Family Media and Histories

  • Sources 
    1. [S2625403972] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, ), Year: 1850; Census Place: District 45, Laclede, Missouri; Roll: M432_403; Page: 127; Image: 254.
      Name: William P Atwood Birth Date: abt 1849 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1850 Residence Place: District 45, Laclede, Missouri

    2. [S2625378497] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1), Year: 1860; Census Place: Beat 4, Erath, Texas; Roll: M653_1293; Page: 139; Image: 281.
      Name: William Atwood Birth Date: abt 1850 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1860 Residence Place: Beat 4, Erath, Texas

    3. [S2624683368] 1870 United States Federal Census, (1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnes), Year: 1870; Census Place: , , ; Roll: M593.
      Name: William Attwood Birth Date: abt 1850 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1870 Residence Place: Precinct 1, Hays, Texas

    4. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ), Year: 1880; Census Place: , Williamson, Texas; Roll: T9_1332; Family History Film: 1255332; Page: 459.2000; Enumeration District: 157; Image: .
      Name: Wm. P. Atwood Birth Date: abt 1851 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1880 Residence Place: Williamson, Texas, United States

    5. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T623_1617; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 17.
      Birth date: Jul 1849 Birth place: Missouri Marriage date: 1874Marriage place: Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Justice Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas

    6. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T624_1534; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 969.
      Name: William P Atwood Birth Date: abt 1850 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1910 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas

    7. [S4273286784] Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1836-2011.