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Russell Columbus  Atwood

Russell Columbus Atwood

Male 1853 - 1919  (66 years)

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  • Name Russell Columbus Atwood  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Nickname Lum 
    Born 12 Apr 1853  Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Year of birth is from tombstone; exact date and location are from Atwood family members.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Erath County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Beat 4: Indexed as "Columbus," age 8 born 1852 in Missouri; living with parents Thomas, 37; Matilda, 35; half-brother Wiley Elias Pinnel, 14 (who is misindexed as "White Pinon"); William, 10 and Ashford, 3; father is farmer; many other "Hough" families nearby. 
    Census 1870  Hays County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Precinct 1: Misindexed as "Columbus Attwood," age 18 born 1852 in Missouri; Mother Matilda has died; Living with father Thomas, 48; brothers William 20 and Ashford, 14; Nearest post office is San Marcos. 
    Census 1880  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Precinct 3: Indexed as "Russel C. Atwood," age 27 born 1853 in Missouri; farmer; living with wife Amanda, 27; children Matilda R., 5 - named after his mother; Eugene, 2; Lafayette, 1; and Arthur R., 2 months. 
    Census 1900  Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precinct 7: Indexed "Columbus R. Atwood," age 47 born Apr 1853 in Missouri, farmer, married 28 years; w/wife Amanda, 49 has given birth 10 times - 8 living; William L. 21, farm labor; Jennie A., 15; Neoma, 12; Danil E., 8; and Clarence F., 5. 
    Census 1910  Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living in Justice Precinct 7: Indexed as "Russell C. Atwood," age 56 born 1854 in Missouri; farmer; married 35 years; w/wife Amanda M., 57 - has given birth 9 times - 7 children living; Dan E., 18; and Clarence F., 14; the boys are indexed as farm laborers.  
    Died 23 Jun 1919  Pioneer, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death year is from tombstone; exact date and location is from Atwood family.
    Buried After 23 June 1919  Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pioneer Cemetery
    Russell Columbus Atwood
    Russell Columbus Atwood
    Headstone
    Person ID P260  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2011 

    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 Amanda Waters,   b. 10 Apr 1852, Austin, Travis County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1928, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1873  Hays County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Date and location are from Texas Marriage Collection.
    Children 
     1. Jeff Atwood
    +2. Matilda Rosalee Atwood,   b. Jun 1875, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1914, Mexia, Limestone County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
    +3. Columbus Eugene Atwood,   b. 19 Jul 1877, San Marcos, Hays County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1933, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +4. William Lafayette Atwood,   b. 16 Feb 1879, Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1946, Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. Arthur R Atwood,   b. 2 Apr 1880, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1908, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  []
    +6. Alice Jane Atwood,   b. 8 Feb 1885, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1967, Longview, Cowliz County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +7. Neoma Ellen Atwood,   b. 22 Feb 1887, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1945, Pioneer, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     8. Ida C. Atwood,   b. 4 Jan 1889, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1890, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +9. Daniel Elmer Atwood,   b. 26 Mar 1891, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1962, Gorman, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +10. Clarence Ford Atwood,   b. 9 Jul 1897, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1955, Rising Star, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2011 06:10:35 
    Family ID F1047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Apr 1853 - Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Beat 4: Indexed as "Columbus," age 8 born 1852 in Missouri; living with parents Thomas, 37; Matilda, 35; half-brother Wiley Elias Pinnel, 14 (who is misindexed as "White Pinon"); William, 10 and Ashford, 3; father is farmer; many other "Hough" families nearby. - 1860 - Erath County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Precinct 1: Misindexed as "Columbus Attwood," age 18 born 1852 in Missouri; Mother Matilda has died; Living with father Thomas, 48; brothers William 20 and Ashford, 14; Nearest post office is San Marcos. - 1870 - Hays County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1873 - Hays County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Precinct 3: Indexed as "Russel C. Atwood," age 27 born 1853 in Missouri; farmer; living with wife Amanda, 27; children Matilda R., 5 - named after his mother; Eugene, 2; Lafayette, 1; and Arthur R., 2 months. - 1880 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precinct 7: Indexed "Columbus R. Atwood," age 47 born Apr 1853 in Missouri, farmer, married 28 years; w/wife Amanda, 49 has given birth 10 times - 8 living; William L. 21, farm labor; Jennie A., 15; Neoma, 12; Danil E., 8; and Clarence F., 5. - 1900 - Eastland County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Living in Justice Precinct 7: Indexed as "Russell C. Atwood," age 56 born 1854 in Missouri; farmer; married 35 years; w/wife Amanda M., 57 - has given birth 9 times - 7 children living; Dan E., 18; and Clarence F., 14; the boys are indexed as farm laborers. - 1910 - Eastland County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jun 1919 - Pioneer, Eastland County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - After 23 June 1919 - Eastland County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Atwood Letter dated 12 May 1882
    Atwood Letter dated 12 May 1882
    Text of Letter written from father Thomas Atwood to Son Russell Columbus Atwood

  • Sources 
    1. [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.
      Birth date: abt 1852 Birth place: Missouri Residence date: 1860 Residence place: Beat 4, Erath, Texas

    2. [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.
      Birth date: abt 1852 Birth place: Missouri Residence date: 1870 Residence place: Precinct 1, Hays, Texas

    3. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ), Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 3, Callahan, Texas; Roll: T9_1294; Family History Film: 1255294; Page: 355.3000; Enumeration District: 177; Image: .
      Name: Russel C. Atwood Birth Date: abt 1853 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1880 Residence Place: Precinct 3, Callahan, Texas, United States

    4. [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 7, Eastland, Texas; Roll: T623 1629; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 62.
      Name: Columbus Atwood Birth Date: abt 1853 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1900 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 7, Eastland, Texas

    5. [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 7, Eastland, Texas; Roll: T624_1547; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 50; Image: 550.
      Name: Russell C Atwood Birth Date: abt 1854 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1910 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 7, Eastland, Texas

    6. [S2624665108] Texas Marriage Collection, , (Original data - Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Texas to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.Hunting For Bears, comp. Texas marriage information).
      Amanda Waters; female; 25 Dec 1873; Columbus Atwood; Hays, Texas; Texas Marriages, 1851-1900