Atkinson, Thomas h/Helen C (Hatch)
Burial Date: 1928, 05/29 Age: 80 Lot: 449 G Cremains
Died 1925, 08/08 in National City, CA
War: Civil War Co. C., 76th PA Infantry
Obituary from THE NEWS, of National City, CA 09/03/1926
Funeral Services were held for Thomas Atkinson at the Dawson funeral home Monday afternoon, who died at the home of his son, Charles Atkinson, August 8. Services were conducted by Rev. Charles R. Shatto, of the First Congregational Church of which Mr. Atkinson was a member. Cremation followed the services at Greenwood Memorial Park.
Mr. Atkinson was a native of Illinois and was aged eighty years and nine months. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of G.A.R.
Forty-five years ago Mr. Atkinson entered the banking business, in which he was engaged up to a few years ago when he retired from active life, coming to Long Beach, where he lost his wife three years ago. since then much of his time was spent at the home of his son, in National City. He had a remarkable experience a few months ago when he fell to the bottom of a well and was imprisoned for nineteen hours, while relatives searched for him. He was finally discovered by his son’s wife. He suffered no ill effects from the experience other than a sprained ankle. He died from the effects of heart disease, being ill but a few days before his passing away.
|Birth:||Nov. 7, 1845|
|Death:||Aug. 8, 1926|
Veteran of: Civil War
Plot: 449 G Crems
|Created by: Lawcas
Record added: Feb 09, 2013
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