Monday, January 26, 2015

Lee Beauregard Atkeison (1848-1923)

Lee Beauregard Atkeison was born July 30, 1848 in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.  He was the son of R.W. and C.A. (or E.A) Atkeison.

Lee married Kate Hale Graham on February 16, 1882 in Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri.  He was 33 years old and she was 27 years.  Kate was born on February 21, 1854 in Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri, the daughter of John Andrew Graham and Lucinda Elizabeth Hale.

After their marriage, the couple moved to Faulkner County, Arkansas, where they had two children:

Elizabeth “Bessie” Alice             born February 7, 1883
Mary L.                                     born January 24, 1889

Kate Hale Graham Atkeison died on March 13, 1894 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, and was buried in the Machpelah Cemetery in Lexington, Lafayette County, Missouri.  She was 40 years old at her death. 

Three years after the death of his first wife, Lee married Eva John Torry on October 3, 1897 in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas.  She was 27 years old and he was 49 years.  Eva was born born March 26, 1870 in Rapides County, Louisiana, the daughter of Lycurgus Eugene Torry and Sarah Ann Boggus. Eva must have died shortly after her marriage, as Lee remarried in 1899.

Lee married Pearl D. Charter on October 4, 1899 in Preston, Faulkner County, Arkansas.  Pearl was 23 years old at that time.  She was born June 9, 1876 in Pulaski County, Arkansas, the daughter of William Charter and Adella D. Sailor.

In 1910, Lee and Pearl were living in a home on Caldwell Street in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas. 

Lee Beauregard Atkeison died on May 2, 1923 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas.  He was 74 years old at his death.

In 1930, Pearl was living in Ash Hill, Butler County, Missouri.  Her son, Earl, was listed as the head of household.  Also in that household was a woman named Daley (or Galey?) Atkeison, a widow, who was listed as a sister to Earl. 

Pearl D. Charter Atkinson died on January 15, 1969 in Conway, Faulkner County, Arkansas, at the age of 92 years.

Notes for Kate Hale Graham
Birth & Death: U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.  Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave.

Notes for Lee B. Atkinson
Birth, Residence & Occupation in 1910:  Year: 1910; Census Place: Conway Ward 2, Faulkner, Arkansas; Roll: T624_49; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0024; Image: 1027; FHL Number: 1374062.
Marriage to Kate: Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2007.  Original data: Missouri Marriage Records. Jefferson City, MO, USA: Missouri State Archives. Microfilm.
Marriages to Eva & Pearl: Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Death: New Orleans, Louisiana, Death Records Index, 1804-1949 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2002.  Original data: State of Louisiana, Secretary of State, Division of Archives, Records Management, and History. Vital Records Indices. Baton Rouge, LA, USA.

Notes for Eva John Torry
Birth & Residence in 1880: Year: 1880; Census Place: 2nd Ward, Grant, Louisiana; Roll: 453; Family History Film: 1254453; Page: 268A; Enumeration District: 26; Image: 0747.

Notes for Pearl D. Charter
Birth & Residence in 1880:  Year: 1880; Census Place: Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas; Roll: 54; Family History Film: 1254054; Page: 283B; Enumeration District: 142; Image: 0687.
Death: Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2011.  Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.
Residence in 1930:  Year: 1930; Census Place: Ash Hill, Butler, Missouri; Roll: 1179; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0003; Image: 589.0; FHL microfilm: 2340914

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