Person:Sarah Atkinson (19)

Sarah Elizabeth Atkinson
m. 15 Jan 1873
  1. Sarah Elizabeth Atkinson1874 - 1959
  2. James Edward Atkinson1876 - 1941
  3. James Lyon Atkinson1878 - 1935
  4. Clyde Vernon Atkinson1881 - 1950
Facts and Events
Name Sarah Elizabeth Atkinson
Married Name[1] Sarah Elizabeth Whitfield
Gender Female
Birth[1] 5 Jan 1874 Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States
Census[2] 1880 Chickasaw, Mississippi, United StatesNew Hope
Death[1] 22 Nov 1959 Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States
Burial[1] Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United StatesLakewood Memorial Park
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Find A Grave.

    Name: Sarah Elizabeth Atkinson Whitfield
    Birth: 5 Jan 1874
    Death: 22 Nov 1959

    Printed in the Times Post, Houston, Mississippi dated November 26 1959

    Former Houston Resident Dies

    Services for Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Whitfield, 85, a former Houston resident, were conducted at 2 pm, Monday from Wright & Ferguson Chapel at Jackson, Miss., with the Rev. Leonard Holloway officiating.

    Interment was in Lakewood Cemetery at Jackson. Mrs. Whitfield, a sister of Mrs. Doyle Stubblefield of Houston and John and Irby Atkinson, died Sunday at her home in Jackson after a long illness.

    Mrs. Whitfield resided in Houston in the home of Mrs. J C Beasley which burned not long ago.

    The Stubblefields were at her bedside when she died. She was a former resident of Gulfport and Pass Christian before moving to Jackson. She attended Mississippi Normal College in Houston and was a member of the Robinson Street Baptist Church, the Ralph Humphreys Chapter of the D A R, the Mississippi Poetry Society and Penwomen of America.

    Survivors include two sons, Robert Demar Whitfield and John Lewis Whitfield, both of Jackson; two daughters, Mrs. Lorayne Westbrook of Jackson and Mrs. H A Alexander of Grenada.

    Robert Fitzhugh Whitfield and Sarah Elizabeth Atkinson Whitfield were married 16 June 1896 in Chickasaw, Mississippi. (Information provided by Whitfield Descendant Nancy Yankie Sidarous.)

  2. Chickasaw, Mississippi, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Sheet 242B, 1880.

    Roll: 643
    New Hope Precinct; ED: 28; SD: 1; Pg No: 30

    Name: Sallie Atkinson
    Gender: Female
    Age: 7
    Marital Status: Single
    Race: W
    Relationship to Head of Household: Dau
    Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
    Father's Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
    Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
    Sheet Letter: D
    Sheet Number: 242
    Person Number: 2
    Volume: 1

    Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
    John L Atkinson Self M 28 Mississippi, United States
    Mattie P Atkinson Wife F 22 Mississippi, United States
    Sallie Atkinson Daughter F 7 Mississippi, United States
    Eddie A Atkinson Son M 4 Mississippi, United States
    Lyon Atkinson Son M 2 Mississippi, United States
    Solomon Peterson Other M 40 Sweden

    District: ED 28
    Sheet Number and Letter: 242D
    Household ID: 12819692
    Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    Affiliate Publication Number: T9
    Affiliate Film Number: 0643
    GS Film Number: 1254643
    Digital Folder Number: 005161073
    Image Number: 00169