SAMUEL R. ATKINSON GRAVESTONE PHOTO
Mr. Atkinson was born April 27,
1847 in Monroe county, Ohio and died September 16, 1927 in Independence, Kansas.
Mr. Atkinson was a Civil war
veteran having served his country as a member of the Sixteenth Kansas Volunteer
At the time of his death, he was
survived by his wife, his three sons, W. R, Atkinson, Heerington; A. M.
Atkinson, Longton; John C. Atkinson, city; and his three daughters, Mrs.
J. H. Copeland, Shidler, Okla; Mrs. Earle Wills and Mrs. Robert Humes both of
Independence, Kansas . One brother, Ben Atkinson, Chautauqua; twenty-six
grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren.