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Joseph Ashford  Atwood

Joseph Ashford Atwood

Male 1856 - 1921  (65 years)

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  • Name Joseph Ashford Atwood  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • Named after his mother's father: Ashford Hough
    Nickname Dink  
    Born 26 Aug 1856  Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/state location are from Texas Death Certificate; county location is from family; date confirmed by headstone
    Gender Male 
    Census 1860  Erath County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Ashford Atwood, age 3 born abt 1857 in Missouri; living in Beat 4; nearest Post Office is Stephenville; Son of Thomas, 37 and Matilda, 35; half-brother White Pinon (Wiley), 14; and brothers William, 10; and Columbus, 8 
    Census 1870  Hays County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Ashford Attwood, born abt 1856 in Missouri, age 14; Living in Precinct 1; Son of Thomas, 48; mother has died; Siblings: William, 20 and Columbus, 18 
    Census 1880  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Jos. A. Atwood, living in Precinct 3, age 22 born abt 1858 in Missouri; stock herder; single; Boarding with Andrew J. Arvin, 25; Mary E. J. ARvin, 18 and Major Arvin, 1 month.  
    Census 1920  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed incorrectly as Ashward J. Atwood, living in Justice Precinct 4, age 59 born 1861 in Missouri; single, owns his own home, can read/write; His brother William Payton has died. Living with him his is sister-in-law Ellen Elizabeth West Atwood; and niece Rosa Atwood 
    Died 30 Nov. 1921  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location are from Texas Death Certificate/Index; date confirmed by headstone
      State of Texas; County of Travis; Bureau of Vital Statistics #30002; County: Callahan
      STANDARD CERTIFICATE OF DEATH; City: Oplin
      Name: Joseph Ashford Atwood; Date of death: November 30, 1921; Male; Single; Age: 61 years, 3 mos., 4 days
      Occupation: Farming; Birthplace: Missouri; Name of father: Thomas Atwood; Informant: Mrs. W. P. Atwood, Oplin, Texas
      Cause of death: Dropsy; Place of burial: Oplin; Date of burial: Dec 1, 1921
    Joseph Ashford Atwood
    Joseph Ashford Atwood
    Death Certificate
    Buried 1 Dec 1921  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Oplin Cemetery
    Joseph Ashford Atwood
    Joseph Ashford Atwood
    Headstone
    Person ID P261  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch
    Last Modified 27 Aug 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Aug 1856 - Laclede County, Missouri Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Ashford Atwood, age 3 born abt 1857 in Missouri; living in Beat 4; nearest Post Office is Stephenville; Son of Thomas, 37 and Matilda, 35; half-brother White Pinon (Wiley), 14; and brothers William, 10; and Columbus, 8 - 1860 - Erath County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Ashford Attwood, born abt 1856 in Missouri, age 14; Living in Precinct 1; Son of Thomas, 48; mother has died; Siblings: William, 20 and Columbus, 18 - 1870 - Hays County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Jos. A. Atwood, living in Precinct 3, age 22 born abt 1858 in Missouri; stock herder; single; Boarding with Andrew J. Arvin, 25; Mary E. J. ARvin, 18 and Major Arvin, 1 month. - 1880 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed incorrectly as Ashward J. Atwood, living in Justice Precinct 4, age 59 born 1861 in Missouri; single, owns his own home, can read/write; His brother William Payton has died. Living with him his is sister-in-law Ellen Elizabeth West Atwood; and niece Rosa Atwood - 1920 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Nov. 1921 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1 Dec 1921 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    John Ashford Atwood
    John Ashford Atwood
    Uncle Dink's Rocking Chair

    Photos
    Joseph Ashford Atwood
    Joseph Ashford Atwood
    Beverly Neil Atwood with Uncle Dink's rocking chair

  • 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.
      Name: Ashford Atwood Birth Date: abt 1857 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 1856 Birth place: Missouri Residence date: 1870Residence 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: Jos. A. Atwood Birth Date: abt 1858 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1880 Residence Place: Precinct 3, Callahan, Texas, United States

    4. [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: 4A; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 726.
      Name: Ashward J Atwood Birth Date: abt 1861 Birth Place: Missouri Residence Date: 1920 Residence Place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas

    5. [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: Joseph Ashford Atwood Death Date: 30 Nov 1921Death Place: Callahan, Texas