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William Lafayette  Atwood

William Lafayette Atwood

Male 1879 - 1946  (67 years)

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  • Name William Lafayette Atwood  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Nickname Fate 
    Born 16 Feb 1879  Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location are from Texas Death Certificate and World War I Draft Registration Card; confirmed by obituary.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Lafayette Atwood, living in Precinct 3, age 1 born abt 1879 in Texas; Son of Russel C., 27 and A. Manda, 27; Siblings: Matilda R., 5; Eugene, 2 and Auther R., 2 mos. 
    Census 1900  Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as William L. Atwood, living in Precinct 7; age 21 born Feb 1879 in Texas, single; son of Columbus R. 47 and Amanda, 49; Siblings: William L., 21; Jennie A., 15; Neoma, 12; Danil E., 8 and Clarence F., 5 
    Census 1910  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as W.L. Atwood, age 21 (was actually 31) born abt 1879; farmer; head of house; Husband of Anna M. Atwood, age 32; married 7 years; father of Florence Atwood, age 6. 
    Residence 12 Sept 1918  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    World War I Draft Registration Card: Resident of Oplin; farming; wife is next of kin; Describes himself as being tall, slender with blue eyes and brown hair.  
    William Lafayette Atwood
    William Lafayette Atwood
    World War I Draft Registration Card
    Census 1920  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed as Will L. Atwood, age 40 born abt 1880 in Texas; head of house; farmer; owns his own home; can read/write; wife Anna M. Atwood, 42; children: Florence, 16; and Juanita F., 9. 
    Census 1930  Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Indexed incorrectly as Lafatto W. Atwood; age 51 born abt 1879 in Texas; Head of house; owns home; farmer; wife Ama D. Atwood, 52; Living on Cross Plains Oplin Road.  
    Died 5 Apr 1946  Baird, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location are from Texas Death Index/Certificate: Texas Department of Health; Bureau of Vital Statistics; Standard Certificate of Death #16451; Place of Death - Callahan County; City - Baird; Date of Death - April 5, 1946; Name of Deceased: William Lafayette Atwood; Residence of Deased - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas; Male; White; Married; Date of birth - February 16, 1879; 67 years, 1 month, 1 day; Occupation: Farm; Birthplace - Cottonwood, Texas; Mother: Mandy Waters; Father: E. C. Atwood; Cause of Death - Organic heart failure; Contributory cause: High blood pressure
    William Lafayette Atwood
    William Lafayette Atwood
    Death Certificate
    William Lafayette Atwood
    William Lafayette Atwood
    Obituary
    William Lafayette Atwood
    William Lafayette Atwood
    Obituary published 6 Apr 1946 in Abilene Reporter News
    Buried 7 April 1946  Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Oplin Cemetery; Headstone - "William L. Atwood b. Feb 16, 1879; d April 5, 1946"
    William Lafayette Atwood
    William Lafayette Atwood
    Headstone - shares a stone with wife Annie Mitte
    Person ID P4587  Curbow Montoya Family | Atwood Family Branch, Curbow Family Branch
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2012 

    Father Russell Columbus Atwood,   b. 12 Apr 1853, Laclede County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1919, Pioneer, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    Family ID F1047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Mitte Fore,   b. 10 Sep 1877, Newton County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1953, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1902  Nimrod, Eastland County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location from family - not sourced by me.
      Anna M. Fore married William Lafayette "Fate" Atwood. Her brother, William, married Fate's sister, Naomi.
    Children 
    +1. Florence Isabel Atwood,   b. 28 Sept 1903, Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1985, Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +2. Flossie Oneta Atwood,   b. 17 Jan 1911, Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 2007, Abilene, Taylor County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2011 20:01:08 
    Family ID F1297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Feb 1879 - Cottonwood, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Lafayette Atwood, living in Precinct 3, age 1 born abt 1879 in Texas; Son of Russel C., 27 and A. Manda, 27; Siblings: Matilda R., 5; Eugene, 2 and Auther R., 2 mos. - 1880 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as William L. Atwood, living in Precinct 7; age 21 born Feb 1879 in Texas, single; son of Columbus R. 47 and Amanda, 49; Siblings: William L., 21; Jennie A., 15; Neoma, 12; Danil E., 8 and Clarence F., 5 - 1900 - Eastland County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as W.L. Atwood, age 21 (was actually 31) born abt 1879; farmer; head of house; Husband of Anna M. Atwood, age 32; married 7 years; father of Florence Atwood, age 6. - 1910 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - World War I Draft Registration Card: Resident of Oplin; farming; wife is next of kin; Describes himself as being tall, slender with blue eyes and brown hair. - 12 Sept 1918 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Will L. Atwood, age 40 born abt 1880 in Texas; head of house; farmer; owns his own home; can read/write; wife Anna M. Atwood, 42; children: Florence, 16; and Juanita F., 9. - 1920 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed incorrectly as Lafatto W. Atwood; age 51 born abt 1879 in Texas; Head of house; owns home; farmer; wife Ama D. Atwood, 52; Living on Cross Plains Oplin Road. - 1930 - Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Apr 1946 - Baird, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 April 1946 - Oplin, Callahan County, Texas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Histories
    William Lafayette 'Fate' Atwood
    William Lafayette "Fate" Atwood
    Excerpt from: I Remember Callahan-History of Callahan County, Texas - Sponsored by :The Callahan County Historical Commission

  • Sources 
    1. [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: .
      Birth date: abt 1879 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1880 Residence place: Precinct 3, Callahan, Texas, United States

    2. [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.
      Birth date: abt 1879 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1900 Residence place: Justice Precinct 7, Eastland, Texas

    3. [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: 1B; Enumeration District: 11; Image: 960.
      Birth date: abt 1889 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1910 Residence place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas

    4. [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).
      Source Citation: Registration Location: Callahan County, Texas; Roll: 1952398; Draft Board: 0.

    5. [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: 2A; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 722.
      Birth date: abt 1880 Birth place: Texas Residence date: 1920 Residence place: Justice Precinct 4, Callahan, Texas

    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: 5 Apr 1946 Death place: Callahan, Texas