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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

George A. Atkeson, Henry A. Atkeson, 8 South 49 West

George A. "Atkins" married Martha Allen, age 19, in Cass County, Iowa November 4, 1877.

In 1860 Warren County, Iowa, Thomas J. Atkison is 40, Abigial 35, Eliza Ellen 16, George A. 15, Sarah E. 12, Zerelda A. 7, Laura 4, and Luli Elma 1.

In 1870 Warren County, Iowa, Thomas Atkison is 50, Abigail 46, George 25, Laura 14, Henry 16, Elma 11, Nora 9, Mary 7, and Dan 3.

In 1885 Gage County, Nebraska, F. J. Atkinson is a carpenter, 64, wife A. 61, son H.A. 31, born in Illinois, and daughter Elma 26. Also with them are daughters Nora Steffler 24 and May 23, boarder Madison Stiffler 26, a photographer, and daughter Dora Atkinson 18.

"ATKESON, Dora, 22, b. Illinois; Minden, NE; daughter of J ATKESON & Abigail BIXLER Married Michael Malone, 31, born in Wisconsin, 8 Jun 1889 in Minden, NE, by Ed L ADAMS, Co. J Wit-T J ATKESON & Mr/Mrs M T STEFFLER SpacerBook 2, Page 255"

"Atkeson, (Rev) Thomas 4 Dec 1890 p. 3
d. 24 Nov 1890--Axtell, NE res: Axtell, NE b. 2 Nov 1819--Virginia bur: cemetery north of Axtell, NE
sp. Abigail Bixler md. 1840 child: 10 daughters, 3 sons, of which 6 are dec'd.
note: Methodist pastor; his son-in-law was M. T. Stiffler. "

"ATKESON, Abigail Bixler (The News Gazette) 1 Sept 1898 p. 5
d. 27 Aug 1898-Lincoln, NE
sp. Rev. Thomas Atkeson child: Mrs. M. T. Stiffler
bur: Axtell Cemetery, Axtell, NE "

" Eliza Ellen Atkeson b: BET 1843 AND 1844 in Illinois m. Silas B. Irion
George A Atkeson b: BET 1844 AND 1845 in Illinois
Sarah E Atkeson b: BET 1847 AND 1848 in Illinois
Sarilda A Atkeson b: BET 1852 AND 1853 in Missouri
Henry Atkeson b: BET 1853 AND 1854
Laura Atkeson b: BET 1855 AND 1856 in Iowa
Effa Atkeson b: 4 AUG 1858 in Warren County, Iowa
Guli Elmira Atkeson b: 1859 in Iowa
Nora A Atkeson b: BET 1860 AND 1861 in Iowa. Nora 1861-1919 # 74741241 and Madison T. Stiffler 1859-1917 are buried in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Mary Atkeson b: BET 1862 AND 1863 in Iowa
Dora Atkeson b: BET 1866 AND 1867 in Iowa

In 1880 Audubon County, Iowa, George Atkinson is 34, a carpenter, with Martha 22, both born in Illinois, with Dorah Allen 13, sister-in-law born in Iowa. Brother Henry Atkinson 25, is a clerk in a store, born in Iowa, and John Allen 54, father-in-law, laborer, is with them.

Henry cash-claimed a quarter in 9, 8 South, 49W in 1890, and George cash-claimed one in section 32 in 1901.
In 1900 Denver, George A. Atkeson has a bakery at 2952 Welson.

Also in Denver in 1900, George Atkeson born Oct 1847 in Kentucky, married 23 years to Martha Sept 1858 Illinois, is a contractor.

In 1910 Denver, George is a carpenter, and Martha is running a boarding house, with a dozen or so boarders.

HENRY
Henry Atkinson, married Minnie Hill, age 20, on March 1, 1881 in Clarinda, Iowa.
One tree said she was Minnie Munger, in Jasper County Iowa in 1880, age 14, who married H.A. Atkeson Dec 24, 1882 in Miller County, South Dakota.
(the tree also said Minnie's sister Flora Viola born 1863, married James Wescott in 1883 in Miller, South Dakota. James is a grain dealer in Hand County in 1885. She then married Harvey L. Clark in Colorado Springs May 27, 1891, having Bernice in Colorado Springs in 1893.)
Walter Rupert Atkeson was born in Hand County, South Dakota April 1, 1884 to Henry Arthur Atkeson and Minnie May Munger.
Henry W. Atkinson married Alice M. Chibnall in Denver April 17, 1889 - no ages given.
Henry A. Atkeson is in Alamogordo, New Mewxico in 1900, born Dec 1853 in Illinois, a acarpenter, widowed, living alone.

In 1900 Bernalillo County, New Mexico, Walter R. Atkeson born April 1884 in South Dakota, and Mabel A. Nov 1889 Colorado, are with grandfather George Bixler, 60, a hotel keeper. Minnie M. Bixler, daughter-in-law, born Sept 1866 in Iowa, married 17 years, two children is also with them.

In 1910 Inyo County, California, Henry A. Atkeson is a carpenter, 56, divorced, born in Iowa, father Scotland, mother Pennsylvania. His son Walter R. 26, born in South Dakota, a civil engineer, mother born in Illinois is with him.

WALTER

Walter R. Atkison, age 32, married Nellie "Parter" age 25, in Jackson County Missouri Dec 26, 1916.
Walter Rupert Atkeson registered for WWI in Anaconda, Montana, born April 1, 1884, a mechanical engineer with the Washoe Smelter, wife Nellie.
In 1920 Anaconda, Walter 35 is married to Nellie 28, born in Oklahoma, with Clarise 1, Montana. Nellie's widowed mother Eliza Porter, 64, born in England, is with them.
In 1930 Seattle, Walter and Nellie have Clarice E. 11, Lois E. 9, Montana, and Ruth A. 5, Washington.
In 1940 Bremerton, Washington, Walter R. is 55, married but no spouse, and Clarice E. 21 is with him.
In 1940 Seattle, Nellie is 48, with Lois E. 19 and Ruth A. 15. Maybe they wanted to keep the girls in school....

Walter registered for WWII in Bremerton, Washington, born in Miller County, South Dakota, reference Mrs. William V. McLaughlin of Hollywood, California.

Walter 1884-1966 # 114630818 and Nellie (Porter) Atkeson 1891-1961 are buried in Seattle.

ALENE BIXLER (Henry's granddaughter)

In 1910 Albuquerque, Arthur S. Bixler and Minnie are both 43, married sixteen years , with Alene 20 and George W. 71.

In 1918, Alline Bixler was a charter member of Alpha Chi at the University of New Mexico.

In 1920 Albuquerque, Arthur and Minnie and Allene, 30, a school teacher, are still together.

They're together in 1930 Los Angeles, and "Alline" is a high school teacher.

In 1932, when Allene arrived in New York from Southampton, she said she was born Nov 17, 1889 at Colorado Springs.
When Allene arrived in Los Angeles from Shanghai in 1934, she said she was born Nov 17, 1889 at Colorado City, Colorado, and was living at 755 North Kenmore, Los Angeles.
In 1940 Los Angeles, William McLaughlin is a newspaper reporter, 33, Allene a music teacher in the city schools, 47.

"Allene Bixler McLaughlin was born in Colorado on Nov. 17, 1889. McLaughlin settled in Los Angeles in 1921. For 29 years she taught at Fairfax High School. She died in Los Angeles on April 4, 1975.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"; Death Record. "


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