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Columbus Eugene Atwood

Columbus Eugene Atwood

Male 1890 - 1963  (73 years)

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  • Name Columbus Eugene Atwood  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 20 Oct. 1890  Broad Flat, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date of birth is from Texas Death Certificate; Social Security Death Index; World War I Draft Card; Location provided by family; Both are confirmed by obituary.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precincts 3 and 6; It appears that the enumerator missed Columbus Eugene in this census or he confused the boys and their names. In the home: Wm. P. Attwood, 50; E. Elen Attwood, 49; Rosie L. Attwood, 2; Rylee Wm. Attwood, 19, M*E V Attwood, 17; Nanet Bell Attwood, 14; Mandy E. Attwood, 11; Thomas E. Attwood, 11; Thos. E. Attwood, 9; Edgar C. Attwood, 7 
    Census 1910  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precinct 4: Indexed as Eugene Atwood, age 19 born 1891 in Texas; Son of William P., 60 and Ellen E., 59; single; Siblings in home: Rosa, 34 and Claude, 13.  
    Residence 5 Jun 1917  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    World War I Draft Registration Card; Farmer; married with 2 children; Tall, stout; blue eyes and light hair 
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    World War I Draft Registration Card
    Census 1920  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Precinct 4; Indexed as Eugene C. Atwood, age 29 born 1891 in Texas, farmer; Living with wife Emma, age 23; renting their home; can read and write; Children: Winson, 5; Lesley, 3; and Emma J., infant; Living next door to George Washington Grantham 
    Census 1930  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Precinct 6: Indexed as C.E. Atwood, age 38 born 1892 in Texas; living with wife Emma, age 32, renting; farmer, married at 25 and wife was 17; Children: Winson, 14; Leslie, 13; Emma Gene, 10; James, 8 and Russel, 5.  
    Arrival 1931 
    Per his obituary - he moved his family to Taylor County in 1931 and farmed in Potosi - and then later in Wylie. 
    Census 1 Apr 1940  Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Gene Atwood, age 49 born abt 1891 in Texas; male, white, head of house; living "end of Wylic" - this residence is a farm; he was living in "rural" Taylor County in 1935; Sheet No. 3A, Household No. 51; living with wife Emma, 42; Children: Winson, 24; James, 18; Russell, 15; John, 8; and Wandy June, 2; the family is renting their home for $5 per month; he has had four years of high school; he is a farmer 
    Occupation Farmed; then later in life operated an Abilene service station 
    Religion Member of the Wylie Baptist Church; served as a Baptist deacon for 26 years 
    Residence Feb 1952  Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Cross Plains, Texas at the time of his brother's death (William Riley Atwood per his obituary) 
    Residence 1958  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Polk's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory - 1958
    Atwood, C.E. (Emma); Atwood's Phillip's 66 Service Center, h1702 Sewell
    Polk's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory - 1958
    Atwood, Jas. A. (Betty), 66 Service Center, h 2658 S. 22nd
    There is also a listing for Atwood's Phillips 66 Service Center on 2536 S. Treadwell Blvd. and his name is listed there 
    Residence 1960  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Polk's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory - 1960
    Atwood, C. E. (Emma); Atwood's Phillips 66 Service Center, h.1702 Sewell 
    Residence 1961  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Polk's Abilene (Taylor County) City Directory - 1961
    Atwood, Columbus E. (Emma), Atwood's Phillips 66 Service Center, h1702 Sewell 
    Residence 1962  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Polk's Abilene (Taylor County) City Directory - 1962
    Atwood, Columbus E. (Emma), Atwood's Phillips 66 Service Center, h1702 Sewell 
    Residence 1963  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Polk's Abilene (Taylor County) City Directory - 1963
    Atwood, Columbus E. (Emma), h1702 Sewell 
    Social Security Data Indexed as Columbus Atwood; 465-28-5022; Issued Texas 
    Died 15 Dec 1963  Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • State of Texas - Certificate of Death - Place of Death - County - Taylor - City - Abilene
      Name and address of institution: Hendrick Hospital - 1702 Sewell
      Name of deceased: Columbus Eugne Atwood; Date of Death: Dec. 15, 1963; Male; White; Married
      Date of birth: October 2, 1890; Age last birthday: 73; Occupation: Retired farmer; Birthplace: Texas
      Father: W. B. Atwood; Information: Russell Atwood; Cause of death: Congestive heart failure due to myocardial infarction: Burial: December 17, 1963, Tuscola Cemetery, Tuscola, Texas; Funeral Director: Fry Funeral Home; Registrar's File No. 690; Date Rec'd by local registrar: December 26, 1963; Registrar's signature: Lucille Gunn
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Death Certificate
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Obituary
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Obituary Published 16 Dec 1963 in Abilene Reporter News
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Obituary published 16 Dec 1963 in Abilene Reporter News
    Buried 17 Dec 1963  Tuscola, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Tuscola Cemetery
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Headstone - Shares a stone with wife Emma and son Winson
    Columbus Eugene Atwood - Family Thank You Notice
    Columbus Eugene Atwood - Family Thank You Notice
    Published Abilene Reporter News on 22 Dec 1963
    Person ID P253  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch, West Family Branch
    Last Modified 21 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 1 Flora A Hamlin,   b. 10 Apr 1892,   d. 25 Jul 1912, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years) 
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2011 05:17:23 
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma Arnold,   b. 15 May 1897, Downing, Comanche County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1986, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1914  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date and location are from Columbus' obituary.

      Atwoods and Granthams and Arnolds:
      Eunice Mae Arnold married Edgar Claude Atwood
      Emma Arnold married Columbus Eugene Atwood
      Ollie Arnold married Ira Grantham
    Children 
     1. Winson Bailey Atwood,   b. 18 Oct 1915, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1984, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +2. Leslie Eugene Atwood,   b. 2 Mar 1917, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1979, Hobbs, Lea County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +3. Emma Gene Atwood,   b. 27 Sep 1919, Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 2010, Andrews, Andrews County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. James Audrey Atwood,   b. 20 Mar 1922, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1999, San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +5. William Russell Atwood,   b. 3 Oct 1924, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1994, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +6. J.R. Atwood
    +7. W.J. Atwood
    Last Modified 29 May 2012 12:16:21 
    Family ID F170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Oct. 1890 - Broad Flat, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precincts 3 and 6; It appears that the enumerator missed Columbus Eugene in this census or he confused the boys and their names. In the home: Wm. P. Attwood, 50; E. Elen Attwood, 49; Rosie L. Attwood, 2; Rylee Wm. Attwood, 19, M*E V Attwood, 17; Nanet Bell Attwood, 14; Mandy E. Attwood, 11; Thomas E. Attwood, 11; Thos. E. Attwood, 9; Edgar C. Attwood, 7 - 1900 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precinct 4: Indexed as Eugene Atwood, age 19 born 1891 in Texas; Son of William P., 60 and Ellen E., 59; single; Siblings in home: Rosa, 34 and Claude, 13. - 1910 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Oct 1914 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - World War I Draft Registration Card; Farmer; married with 2 children; Tall, stout; blue eyes and light hair - 5 Jun 1917 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Precinct 4; Indexed as Eugene C. Atwood, age 29 born 1891 in Texas, farmer; Living with wife Emma, age 23; renting their home; can read and write; Children: Winson, 5; Lesley, 3; and Emma J., infant; Living next door to George Washington Grantham - 1920 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Precinct 6: Indexed as C.E. Atwood, age 38 born 1892 in Texas; living with wife Emma, age 32, renting; farmer, married at 25 and wife was 17; Children: Winson, 14; Leslie, 13; Emma Gene, 10; James, 8 and Russel, 5. - 1930 - Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Gene Atwood, age 49 born abt 1891 in Texas; male, white, head of house; living "end of Wylic" - this residence is a farm; he was living in "rural" Taylor County in 1935; Sheet No. 3A, Household No. 51; living with wife Emma, 42; Children: Winson, 24; James, 18; Russell, 15; John, 8; and Wandy June, 2; the family is renting their home for $5 per month; he has had four years of high school; he is a farmer - 1 Apr 1940 - Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Living in Cross Plains, Texas at the time of his brother's death (William Riley Atwood per his obituary) - Feb 1952 - Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Polk's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory - 1958 Atwood, C.E. (Emma); Atwood's Phillip's 66 Service Center, h1702 Sewell Polk's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory - 1958 Atwood, Jas. A. (Betty), 66 Service Center, h 2658 S. 22nd There is also a listing for Atwood's Phillips 66 Service Center on 2536 S. Treadwell Blvd. and his name is listed there - 1958 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Polk's Abilene (Taylor County, Texas) City Directory - 1960 Atwood, C. E. (Emma); Atwood's Phillips 66 Service Center, h.1702 Sewell - 1960 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Polk's Abilene (Taylor County) City Directory - 1961 Atwood, Columbus E. (Emma), Atwood's Phillips 66 Service Center, h1702 Sewell - 1961 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Polk's Abilene (Taylor County) City Directory - 1962 Atwood, Columbus E. (Emma), Atwood's Phillips 66 Service Center, h1702 Sewell - 1962 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Polk's Abilene (Taylor County) City Directory - 1963 Atwood, Columbus E. (Emma), h1702 Sewell - 1963 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Dec 1963 - Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Dec 1963 - Tuscola, Taylor County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Front Row: Delores Langley; Shirley Atwood; Barbara Langley; Wanda Atwood; Second Row: Nell Atwood; John Atwood; Ara Atwood (holding Michael); Emma Gene Langley; Emma Atwood; Back Row: Russell Atwood (holding Russel, Jr.); Winson Atwood; Les Atwood (holding Doug); Aunt Rosa Atwood {Ridgeway}; and Gene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Columbus Eugene Atwood
    Notes from Wanda Atwood Keith: House on Potosi Road This house my Mom and Dad rented in the late 1920`s and early 1930`s. I am not sure how many years. I just know they had moved to outside Abilene where I was born in 1938. My brother John was born in this house. Emma Gene was about 12 and had to babysit John and clean the house while Mom…

  • Sources 
    1. [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: Eugene Atwood Birth Date: abt 1891 Birth Place: Texas Residence Date: 1910 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas

    2. [S2625333136] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005.Original data - United States, Selective Service System. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Admi), Registration Location: Callahan County, Texas; Roll: 1952398; Draft Board: 0.
      Name: Columbus Eugene Atwood Birth Date: 2 Oct 1890 Birth Place: Residence Date: Residence Place: Not Stated, 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: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T625_1783; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 731.
      Name: Eugene C Atwood Birth Date: abt 1891 Birth Place: Texas Residence Date: 1920 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 4, 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, Taylor, Texas; Roll: 2400; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 28; Image: 182.0.
      Name: C E Attwood Birth Date: abt 1892 Birth Place: Texas Residence Date: 1930 Residence Place: Precinct 6, Taylor, 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: , Taylor, Texas; Roll: T627_4144; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 221-21.

    6. [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).
      Name: Columbus Eugene Atwood Death Date: 15 Dec 1963 Death Place: Taylor, Texas

    7. [S2624729542] Social Security Death Index, (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security), Number: 465-28-5022; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: Before 1951.
      Birth date: 2 Oct 1890 Birth place: Death date: Dec 1963 Death place:

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