Atkinson, William S.
March 01, 2007 10:46PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 787.
[Nicholas County] [Union Precinct]

WILLIAM S. ATKINSON, farmer, P. O. Moorefield, was born in Nicholas County,
Aug. 2, 1858, and is a son of Albert and Maria (Templeman) Atkinson. He
was born in Nicholas County March 12, 1834; was a farmer by occupation,
and died April 30, 1864. His wife was born in Bath County Oct. 25, 1840,
and is still living. The result of their union was three children, of
whom our subject was the eldest. He was educated in the common schools
of Nicholas County, and commenced his career in life as a farmer. He was
married in Aberdeen, O. [sic], Dec. 29, 1877, to Miss Florence Stephenson
who was born in Nicholas County, Ky., Oct. 16, 1857. They have two
children, viz: Charles A. and Katie M. Mrs. Atkinson was a daughter of
David and Nancy (Bradshaw) Stephenson. He is a native of Nicholas County,
and was born Aug. 8, 1827, and is still living. His wife, Nancy, is a
native of Bath County, Ky., and was born Oct. 9, 1832. Mr. and Mrs.
Atkinson are members of the Christian Church. He is the owner of some
fine stock, including some choice grades of sheep. He is an ambitious and
enterprising young man, and bids fair to win a high rank in life's race.
In politics he is a Democrat.

Atkinson Templeman Stephenson Bradshaw
Bath-KY OH

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