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Col. John Wilder Atkinson

Birthdate: (80)
Birthplace: Lunenburg County, Virginia, United States
Death: October 26, 1910 (80)
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States
Place of Burial: Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rector (3rd Bishop) Thomas Atkinson and Josepha Gwinn Wilder
Husband of Elizabeth Burwell Mayo
Father of Thomas Atkinson; Lula Murchison and John M Atkinson
Brother of Dr. Robert Atkinson, M.D. and Mary Mayo Atkinson

Managed by: Lloyd Alfred Doss, Jr.
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Birth: May 28, 1830 Lunenburg Lunenburg County Virginia, USA Death: Oct. 26, 1910 Wilmington New Hanover County North Carolina, USA

Educated in Baltimore, MD. Was a Tobacco merchant in Richmond before the civil war. Originally joined Co. A of the 15th Virginia Infantry as a Captain, Apr 23, 1861. He was dropped at reorganization. Then became aide de camp to Gen McLaws at Williamsburg and Seven Pines. Promoted to Major, 19th Virginia Battalion Heavy Artillery, June 4, 1862. Lt. Colonel, Dec 18,1862. Captured at Sayler's Creek about Apr 6, 1865. Released May 9, 1865. Became a merchant in Wilmington after moving to Wilminton in 1866. (Sprunt,Chronicles)

Family links:

 Elizabeth Bland Fulton Mayo Atkinson (1832 - 1880)*
 Elizabeth Maund Andrews Atkinson (1837 - 1915)*
 Florence DeRossett Wright Atkinson (1849 - 1884)*

 Sally Mayo Atkinson (1853 - 1859)*
 Thomas Atkinson (1854 - 1924)*
 Josepha Gwinn Atkinson (1856 - 1856)*
 Elza Bland Atkinson (1857 - ____)*
 Mary Fitzhugh Atkinson (1858 - 1859)*
 Loulie Atkinson Murchison (1860 - 1922)*
 Lucy Hayes Atkinson (1861 - ____)*
 Virginia Call Atkinson (1862 - 1884)*
 Roberta Mayo Atkinson (1865 - 1865)*
 Sarah Conway Atkinson (1866 - 1866)*
 John Wilder Atkinson (1867 - 1937)*
 Robert Mayo Atkinson (1870 - 1871)*
 William Mayo Atkinson (1871 - 1930)*
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Burial: Oakdale Cemetery Wilmington New Hanover County North Carolina, USA Plot: Section H Lot 91

Created by: Wayne Carver Record added: Mar 16, 2002 Find A Grave Memorial# 6265551

FINDAGRAVE.COM march 2011 Jane Burwell Atkinson (unknown - 1773) Link to MEMORIAL:

Cemetery Location: Abingdon Episcopal Church Cemetery, White Marsh, Gloucester County, Virginia Map available. Please click cemetery link below. Link to CEMETERY:

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Col. John Wilder Atkinson's Timeline

May 28, 1830
Lunenburg County, Virginia, United States
October 26, 1910
Age 80
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States