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Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood

Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood

Female 1882 - 1970  (87 years)

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  • Name Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 31 Oct 1882  Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location of birth are from Obituary and from headstone. In a letter written by her brother John Ashford Atwood dated October 2, 1955, he states that Minnie was born October 31, 1881 on the Carrington Ranch (which is present day Bohl's Place in Pflugerville, Travis County, Texas).
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precincts 3 and 6: Misindexed as M*E V Attwood, age 17, born Oct 1882; Living with father "Wm. P.," 50 and mother "E. Elen." Also living with siblings Rosie L., 22; Rylee Wm., 19, Nanet Bell, 14, Mandy E., 11, Thos. E., 9 and Edgar C., 7.  
    Census 21 Apr 1910  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed "Minnie V.," 27 born 1883 Texas; Living w/husband Chess W., 27 & daughter Velma G., 3; married 5 years; given birth 2 times w/1 living; Husband is farmer& owns farm; Cousin Columbus Eugne Atwood and family are a few doors down. 
    Census Jan 1920  Cross Plains, Calahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Minie, 37, born 1883 in Texas; Living with husband Chester W., 36 who is a house carpenter; Children in the home are Velma, 13; Ilamae, 7; Wilburn, 4; and Ruth, 1.  
    Census 21 Apr 1930  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Precinct 6: Indexed as Minnie V., 47, born 1883; Living w/husband Chess W., 47-employed by U.S. Government as Post Master; Velma J., 23-clerk at the post office; Ila M., 17; Chess W. 14; Ruth L., 11 and Doris J., 7. The family owns their own home and has a radio.  
    Census 1 Apr 1940  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Minnie Barr, respondent, age 57 born abt 1883 in Texas; female, white, married wife; Sheet 7A; living with husband Chess Bar, age 57 and youngest daughter, Dorris Jean Barr, age 17; the family owns their own home which is worth $3,000; has had one year of high school 
    Residence Feb 1952  Cross Plains, Calahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Cross Plains, Texas at the time of her brother's death (William Riley Atwood per his obituary) 
    Died 8 Oct 1970  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location are from Texas Death Certificate; Colonial Oaks Nursing Home; Informant - daughter Mrs. Velma Jackson; Acute cardio-respiratory failure; history of gouty arthritis.
    Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood Barr
    Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood Barr
    Death Certificate
    Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood Bar
    Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood Bar
    Obituary
    Buried 10 Oct 1970  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Cross Plains Cemetery
    Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood
    Minnie Hannah Viola Atwood
    Headstone - shares a stone with her husband Chester Wilburn Barr
    Person ID P251  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, West Family Branch
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2012 

    Father William Payton Atwood,   b. 25 Jul 1849, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1917, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F38  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Chester Wilburn Barr,   b. 19 Feb 1883, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1964, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1904  Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location are from obituary.
    Children 
    +1. Velma Genevieve Barr,   b. 30 Oct 1906 , Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1989, Comanche, Comanche County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Lucile Barr,   b. 1 Mar 1909, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1909, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Ila Mae Barr,   b. 19 Jun 1912, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1980, Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. Chess Wilburn Barr, Jr.,   b. 9 Nov 1915, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1971, Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +5. Ruth Louise Barr,   b. 24 Sep 1918, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 2003, Graham, Young County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +6. D.J. Barr
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2011 14:18:50 
    Family ID F2250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Oct 1882 - Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precincts 3 and 6: Misindexed as M*E V Attwood, age 17, born Oct 1882; Living with father "Wm. P.," 50 and mother "E. Elen." Also living with siblings Rosie L., 22; Rylee Wm., 19, Nanet Bell, 14, Mandy E., 11, Thos. E., 9 and Edgar C., 7. - 1900 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Aug 1904 - Baird, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed "Minnie V.," 27 born 1883 Texas; Living w/husband Chess W., 27 & daughter Velma G., 3; married 5 years; given birth 2 times w/1 living; Husband is farmer& owns farm; Cousin Columbus Eugne Atwood and family are a few doors down. - 21 Apr 1910 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Precinct 6: Indexed as Minnie V., 47, born 1883; Living w/husband Chess W., 47-employed by U.S. Government as Post Master; Velma J., 23-clerk at the post office; Ila M., 17; Chess W. 14; Ruth L., 11 and Doris J., 7. The family owns their own home and has a radio. - 21 Apr 1930 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Minnie Barr, respondent, age 57 born abt 1883 in Texas; female, white, married wife; Sheet 7A; living with husband Chess Bar, age 57 and youngest daughter, Dorris Jean Barr, age 17; the family owns their own home which is worth $3,000; has had one year of high school - 1 Apr 1940 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Oct 1970 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 10 Oct 1970 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Barr Family History
    Barr Family History
    Excerpt from: I Remember Callahan-History of Callahan County, Texas - sponsored by The Callahan County Historical Commission

    Photos
    Atwood Sisters
    Atwood Sisters
    From the collection of Wanda Atwood via Mary Curbow
    (L-R) Delaney Belle Atwood Straley; Rosa Lee Atwood Ridgeway; Minnie Viola Atwood Barr; and Manda Elizabeth Atwod Jones

  • Sources 
    1. [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: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: .
      Birth date: Oct 1882Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Justice Precincts 3 & 6, Callahan, Texas

    2. [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: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T624_1534; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 17; Image: 1134.
      Birth date: abt 1883 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas

    3. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.), Year: 1920; Census Place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T625_1783; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 40; Image: 815.
      Birth date: abt 1883 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1920 Residence place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas

    4. [S2626335774] 1930 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626), Year: 1930; Census Place: Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas; Roll: 2304; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 327.0.
      Birth date: abt 1883 Birth place: Residence date: 1930 Residence place: Precinct 6, Callahan, Texas

    5. [S4273286779] 1940 United States Federal Census , (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.), Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Cross Plains, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T627_3997; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 30-9.

    6. [S4273286790] I Remember Callahan - History of Callahan County, Texas, The Callahan County Historical Commission, Mrs. John Berry, President, (Western Publications; Stillwater, Oklahoma), Editor: Hicks A. Turner.

    7. [S2624639133] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.Original data: Texas Department of).
      Death date: 8 Oct 1970 Death place: Callahan, Texas