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Genealogy of the Atwood Family

Ride ’em Cowboy

Recently my husband and I read Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry for the very first time.  Westerns aren’t usually our thing – so we were skeptical.  However, as it turned out – we both LOVED the book.  After reading Lonesome Dove (and all the companion books) we hightailed it over to the video store and found the CD which contained the entire mini-series (remember that?!) and spent one lazy afternoon watching the series.  I was reminded that often when we read books and watch movies of that time period – the people are so mischaracterized that we lose sight of the fact that these were real people, real places and real experiences – they were our family. 

In re-reading through some of our Atwood family materials, I came across a letter that was written by Thomas Atwood to his son Russell Columbus Atwood on 12 May, 1882.  Thomas was apparently on a cattle drive somewhere near Roswell, New Mexico.  In 1882 Roswell was part of Lincoln County, New Mexico.  (It is now part of Chavez County.)  Lincoln County is what western legends are made of – Billy the Kid roamed the hills and the Lincoln County War took place there (four years prior to the writing of Thomas’ letter).  My husband and I traveled to Lincoln County while in New Mexico a few years back.  We were without a doubt transported back to a time and place that can only now be found in books and movies. 

I will below share some excerpts (as they were written) of the letter with you, and I think you will agree, they are a fascinating glimpse into the “cowboy” days of old:

Dear son, I take the present opertunity of writing you a few lines to let you know that we are well and hope that these few lines may reach you in dew time and find you all well. I have no knews of much interest to write to you.

We traveled up to Colorado City* aming to cross the plaines by the ritaway long the rail-road but got stuck bad account of the sand on that rout that we turned our cos to yello horse canyon,** then to Fort Sumner on the pecos and now we are 80 miles down the river but off from the river west of it some 10 miles, in the best country that I have saw, there is 4 streams here that runs in to the pecos. the land is tolerable good and lyse wise for erigating. timber is scare but enough for to burn. We are in sight of the White Mountains*** but we are 80 miels from Fort Stanton, the Capatain Mountains**** is in sight where the white oak minds is in here near, for account of the mines there, there is a great many sheep going from here to Texas. We met about 2000, hit tis supposed that there will bee one hundred thousen drove from hear this season. they are worth from $1.75 to $2. per head.

* Colorado City is the county seat of Mitchell County, Texas. Located in west Texas – it’s 2000 population was only 9,698. I can only imagine how desolate it was in 1882! The county was named for Asa and Eli Mitchell, two early settlers and soldiers of the Texas Revolution.

** If Thomas means “Yellow House Canyon,” then this is near Lubbock, Texas – which is on the great plains of Texas as he mentions in his letter. The Battle of Yellow House Canyon was a battle between a tribe of Comanches and Apaches and a group of bison hunters that occurred in March of 1877, near present-day Lubbock. It was the final battle of the Buffalo Hunters War, and was the last major fight between whites and native Americans on the High Plains of Texas.

*** These are the Sierra Blanca mountains – located in Lincoln and Otero Counties of south central New Mexico.

****The small town of Capitan, on the southwestern side of the mountain range, is the location of Smoky Bear Historical Park, which memorializes the famous bear that was rescued from the Capitan Gap Fire in the Capitan Mountains.

The letter continues:

hear stock is hiar here then tha are there in Texas, horses is worth from $75 to $100-25, cattle is worth about $15 per head. beef is worth from 7 to 8 cens per pound, bacon 18 cents per pound. Corn is worth from 3 to 5 cents per pound. Dink* saw dick mais in this little town yesterday, wee looked for him up here at camp tonight. he is working for Chisam** about 5 miles below here. wee have traveled in company with 3 men from Colorado City crost the ____ and are with them yet but tahr are going down into thee Warlon Mountain Country looking for stock to ranch and wee shall seprate hear, the principle man in the crowd waws a man by the name of Holaway. Wee saw plenty of buffalows, wee had plenty to eat. Holaway kil 2 of them, bob, that was with us shot 4 times at them but killed nothin.

*”Dink” is Thomas Atwood’s son Joseph Ashford Atwood.

**This is probably Jesse Chisholm – a man who built several trading posts in what is now western Oklahoma and for whom the famous Chisholm Cattle Trail was named.

And so – Thomas closes his letter – “son, I’ll have to close for the want of spase. remain your father as ever. Thomas Atwood to R. C. Atwood

And this is the last that we ever hear of Thomas Atwood. We know from his tombstone that he died that same year at the age of 58 – some family say that he died in May – the very month that the letter was written. Did he have an accident and die on the trail? Did he return to Round Rock and fall ill? These questions may never be answered.

According to a written history left by one of his grandsons, Thomas died on the Carrington Ranch – minutes from our home (present day Bohls Place in Pflugerville, Texas). Thomas is laid to rest in the Round Rock Cemetery. Somehow, it feels as if my husband and his ggg-grandfather Atwood are inexplicably connected. This historical cemetery and the legendary Chisholm Trail are within minutes of my husband’s business and our home. In fact, his business is situated on a street named Chisholm Trial – just up the road from the “round rock” where the cowboys drove their cattle through Brushy Creek. You can still see the wagon ruts in the creek bed and sometimes when you close your eyes and let your mind wander you can still see the dust and the dirt and you can hear the cattle calling, the jingle of the spurs and the songs of the cowboys.

 

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Posted by on July 25, 2011 in Atwood, Times and Places

 

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Discovering a Long-Lost Atwood Family

My husband’s mother, Bonnie Lois Atwood Setliff Curbow, died from a brain tumor at the young age of only 25 years old.  Her sudden, unexpected and tragic death changed the lives of her family forever.  Her four children were very small at the time of her death – the oldest not yet six years old.  The family pulled together each doing their part to raise the children the best that they could.  Life – as it has a tendency to do – however sad – went on.  For many years Bonnie was not discussed in the household – the memories – being too painful. 

The identity of Bonnie’s mother, Vira Lorene Grantham, father and brothers were always known to the Curbow family; however, the families had drifted apart over the many ensuing years.  Consequently, little was known about the parents and family of Bonnie.  In fact, it was some years later that I first learned that Bonnie and her brothers had been adopted by her mother’s second husband and that her biological father’s name was actually Atwood. 

Based on a few census records that were glanced at over the years – it was thought that Bonnie’s father’s name might be Winson Atwood.  And that’s all we knew!  Once contact was made with Winson’s sister, Aunt W., Mary was informed that Winson contracted Parkinson’s disease in his early years and was left paralyzed on half of his body.  He lived with his parents until going to a nursing home.  You can imagine her shock when she was told that “someone was looking for a long, lost grandfather,” and thought it might be Winson! 

Fast forward to about 2007.  My mother-in-law, Mary, is the one who started us out on this crazy genealogy journey.  Because of her tenacious “stick to it” attitude we now know the identity of Bonnie’s father AND we have gained a precious new set of west Texas relatives – cousins, and first cousins, and second cousins – and more!  I will let Mary tell you, in her own words, how she unraveled the mystery of who Bonnie’s father was:

“I am indebted to B.A., the young man I happened across on the internet late one night, who helped me get this all started; his Aunt W.A.K., and her sister-in-law, T.A., who immediately responded with information, stories, phone calls, photos, and old letters; and Beverly A.B., your mother’s cousin, who has fond memories of your mother and has kept her in her heart all these years.  Without her and her daughter D., we would not have all the valuable information we now have; and to Winson Bailey Atwood.  He was our one and only piece of the puzzle in the beginning.  Although he is long gone, I am told he would have loved this story!!  Many thanks to these wonderful people who have shared so much and in doing so, have given you a heart warming history of a part of your family you never got to know.”  Written by Mary Curbow, 2007.

When I re-read the little blurb written by Mary – I got a lump in my throat.  This was, and continues to be, truly a labor of love.  This research not only brought the Atwood family to light – it spurred on my own interest in genealogy and encouraged me to start researching my family roots.  So THANK YOU Mary for all your hard work and dedication. 

In conclusion, Bonnie’s father – was Thomas Orvil Atwood.  He was one of the boys of William Riley Atwood and Hattie Frances Havins – born in Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas on 29 Sept. 1910.  He married Vira Lorene Grantham 11 Sept 1935.  Thomas and Vira raised their family in Callahan County, until the early 1940s when the moved to south Texas.  He was an oil field worker all his life.  The couple divorced in 1952.  Once month after the finalization of the divorce, Thomas suffered a stroke and died – tragically young – at only 42 years old.  Thomas is laid to rest in the Oplin Cemetery in Callahan County,Texas. 

Please feel free to click on any link above.  You will be redirected to our genalogy database where you can read more detail on each individual mentioned here. 

 
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Posted by on July 13, 2011 in Atwood

 

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John Ashford Atwood – Son of William Payton Atwood and Ellen Elizabeth West

John Ashford Atwood was the oldest son of William Payton Atwood and Ellen Elizabeth West, born 19 Aug 1874 in Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas. He spent a good part of his childhood in and around Round Rock – in fact John and his father were in town to buy new boots on the day that the outlaw Sam Bass was killed in a shootout with local lawmen and Texas Rangers (July of 1878).

John Ashford Atwood - from the collection of Brian Atwood

Sometime around 1882 the family relocated to Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas. There John met and married Laura Jane Williams on 2 Jan 1894 at the age of 19.  Marriage announcement:  “John A. Atwood, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Atwood and Laura Jane Williams, daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Y. R. Williams (familiarly known as Uncle Rab), were married in the home of her sister, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Mitchell by Rev. A. T. Ford, pastor of the old Board Flat Baptist Church on January 2, 1894. Relatives and friends who witnessed the marriage ceremony were her sister, Mrs. Georgia Mitchell and 3 eldest children; Rosa Atwood, sister; Rufus, Dan and Gene Atwood and Miss Mattie Pennell, cousins. Friends were Charley Barr, Frank Bryson, Lonnie Gardner, Della Gardner, Alice and Myrtle Acker, all of the Board Flat community.”

John and Laura made their first home in the Board Flat community – 2 1/2 miles east of Cross Plains, Texas. To them were born two daughters:

Myrtie Alice Atwood (1895-1976 – who married Joseph Warren Reid)

Myrtie Alice Atwood

and

Ruby Olive Atwood

Ruby Olive Atwood (1896-1981)

The family spent time living in Oplin, Abilene and Cross Plains, before finally settling in Lubbock County, Texas in 1926.

This article was written about John Ashford Atwood on the occasion of his 80th birthday on August 20, 1954 in The Lubbock Morning Avalanche:

20 YEARS AND FOUR GENERATIONS – J. A. Atwood, 2509 33rd St., seated second from left, celebrated his 80th birthday Thursday with a family reunion and birthday dinner in the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Reid, 2505 33rd St. Seated with him, left to right, are his brothers and a sister, Gene Atwood of Abilene; Mrs. W. E. Jones, 3306 Ave. N; and Claude Atwood of Clyde. The four generations at the celebration included Atwood; his daughter; Mrs. Reid, standing left, holding his great-grandson, Warren Odom, 2; and his granddaughter, Mrs. Vernon L. Odom, 2603 44th St., standing right, holding his only other great-grandchild, David Odom, 2 months old. (Staff Photo)

ATWOOD MARKS BIRTHDAY WITH CELEBRATION HERE – J. A. Atwood, 2509 33rd St., observed his 80th birthday Thursday with reminiscences that included stories of his father’s friend, Kit Carsen, and his own presence at Sam Bass’ death in Round Rock.  Atwood says he saw the posse go in after Bass, but didn’t see the actual killing because he ran. There was some speculation that he was celebrating his 80th birthday because he did run.  Atwood was born in Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas, the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Atwood. He came to Lubbock at 26 from Cross Plains. Now a retired farmer and a deacon of the First Baptist Church, he celebrated Thursday with a family reunion and birthday dinner in the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Reid, 2505 33rd St. Among the guests were his only grandchild, Mrs. Vernon L. Odom and her two children, Warren, 2 and David, 2 years old, of 2603 44th St. Also present were his sister Mrs. W. E. Jones, 3306 Av. N, and two brothers, Gene of ____ and Claude of Clyde. Two sisters were absent. Two other sisters, Mrs. Chess Barr of Cross Plains and Mrs. Lee Straley of Oplin were unable to attend. Mrs. ____ could not come because she was busy with another celebration – her 50th wedding anniversary. There was not a _____ among Atwood’s eight brothers and sisters until he was 77 years old. Others attending the dinner were Atwood’s wife, Mrs. Gene Atwood; Mrs. Claude Atwood; W. E. Jones; Winson Atwood, a nephew; Vernon L. Odom; and Miss Ruby Atwood, a daughter, 3511 33rd St. Atwood’s family has been outstanding in the Lubbock public schools.  Miss Ruby Atwood, a teacher at O.L. Slaton Junior High, is beginning her 30th year here this fall as a social studies teacher. Mrs. Odom, the granddaughter, is a ____ home economics teacher at J. T. Hutchinson Junior High School. Reid, the son-in-law, has taught here 33 years and is safety coordinator fo the Lubbock public schools and is a past president of the Lubbock Classroom Teacher’s Association.

Celebrating his 80th birthday.... BACK ROW: Winson B. Atwood; Claude Atwood; Eugene (Gene) Atwood; Vernon Odem with son Warren Edward Odem on his shoulders; John Atwood SECOND ROW: Walker Jones; Elizabeth (Atwood) Jones; Eunice (Arnold) Atwood; Laura (Williams) Atwood; Emma (Arnold) Atwood FRONT ROW: Norma Grace (Reid) Odem and her mother, Myrtie (Atwood) Reid

John’s wife, Laura, died 2 December 1954 in Lubbock. John died 8 November 1961, also in Lubbock. They are laid to rest together in City of Lubbock Cemetery.

John Atwood’s Funeral Rites Planned Today (November 1961):  Funeral services for John A. Atwood, 87, 2509 33rd Street, who died 2:10 p.m. Wednesday in St. Mary’s Hospital, will be at 3 p.m. today in First Baptist Chruch. Dr. J. Ralph Grant, pastor and the Rev. J. T. golding, assistant pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the city of Lubbock Cemetery under direction of Sanders Funeral Home. Atwood, a retired farmer, had been ill since October 5. Born in William County, Atwood lived in Cross Plains before moving to Lubbock in 1926. He had been a deacon in the Baptist Church more than 57 years and had been a member of the First Baptist Church here since moving to Lubbock. The family requested that friends send contributions to the Lottie Moon Christmas Foreign Mission Offering, in care of First Baptist Church. Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. J. W. Reid, 2505 33rd Street, and Miss Ruby Atwood, 2509 33rd Street, a foster son, Sidney Ratcliffe, Gustine, California, two sisters, Mrs. W. E. Jones, 3306 Avneue N, and Mrs. Chess Barr, Cross Plains, a brother, C. E. Atwood, Abilene, a granddaughter, Mrs. Vernon Odom, 2127 55th Street, and three great grandchildren. Nephews will be pallbearers.

Final Resting Place - Lubbock City Cemetery

 
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Posted by on May 29, 2011 in Atwood

 

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Edgar Claude Atwood – Son of William Payton Atwood and Ellen Elizabeth West

Edgar Claude Atwood was the youngest son born to William Payton Atwood and Ellen Elizabeth West; born 23 June 1893 in Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas. He was one of my husband’s 1st great grand uncles in his Atwood line.

Edgar Claude Atwood - from the collection of Brian Atwood

Edgar can be found with his family in the 1900 census (where he is 7 years old) living in Justice Precinct 6, Callahan County, Texas. Likewise, Edgar can be found in the 1910 census with his family – still in Callahan County – albeit the enumerator listed his year of birth as 1897.

At the age of 19, Edgar Claude Atwood married Eunice Mae Arnold on 23 Mar 1913 in Oplin, Callahan County, Texas. Edgar and his brother, Columbus, married sisters. Claude married Eunice Arnold and Columbus married Emma Arnold.

Edgar filled out a World War I Draft Registration Card on June 5th (1917 or 1918 – the year not listed). He indicates that he is a farmer; that he is married with 2 children; He describes himself as being tall and stout with blue eyes and light hair.

World War I Draft Registration Card

When the 1920 census is enumerated in March, we find Edgar still in Callahan County with his family. He is indexed as “Claude E. Atwood,” age 26 born 1894 in Texas. He is renting a farm and he can read and write. He is with his wife Eunice M., 24 and they have had the following children: Jerel R., 6; Arnold W., 4 and Margarete P., 1.

And ditto for the 1930 census – still in Callahan County (Oplin) misindexed as “E. D. Atwood,” age 36 born in 1894 in Texas. The family is renting their home that is worth $5.00 (or perhaps their monthly rent is $5). The do not own a radio. Does anyone know why in the world the 1930 census asked that question?! Edgar Claude lists his occupation as “truck driver in the trucking industry.” He is with his wife Eunice who is 35 and children: Gerold, 16; Arnold, 14; Margarett, 11; Suedell, 8; J. W., 5; and Bobie, 1.

From the collection of Brian Atwood

Edgar Claude Atwood died at the age of 66 on 23 Feb 1960 in Abilene,. Taylor County, Texas at Hendricks Hospital.

Texas Death Certificate

Obituary as published on Wednesday, February 24, 1960 in THE ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS

E. C. Atwood Rites Today – Funeral for E. C. Atwood, 67, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Elliott’s Chapel of Memories with the Rev. J. D. Partin, former pastor of Eula, now minister of Cedar Gap Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Memorial Park. Mr. Atwood died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hendrick Memorial hospital after a short illness. He moved to Abilene from Eula last October. He had lived in Callahan County since he was born June 23, 1893 at Cross Plains. His Abilene address was 2907 S. 27th Street. Mr. Atwood worked as supervisor of the farming interests of J. D. Hamilton. He married Eunice Mae Arnold at Oplin in 1913 and was a deacon in the Eula Baptist Church several years. Survivors include his wife; four daughters, Mrs. H. C. Rinehart, Mrs. L. H. Hampton, Jr. and Miss Freddie Mae Atwood all of Abilene; and Mrs. Virgil Brown of Sweetwater; four sons, R. G. of Seminole, A. W. and Bobby both of Andrews and J. W. of Abilene; two sisters, Mrs. Ches Barr of Cross Plains and Mrs. Walker Jones of Lubbock; two brothers, John of Lubbock and Gene of Abilene; and 13 grandchildren.

Edgar Claude Atwood is laid to rest in Abilene City Cemetery (Elmwood).

Final Resting Place - Abilene City Cemetery

Edgar and Eunice had the following children:

  • Robert Gerald “Sleep” Atwood (1914-1985)
  • Arnold William “Fats” Atwood (1916-1965)
  • Margurite Peace “Mickey” Atwood (1918-1998)
  • Sue Dell Atwood (1921-1986)
  • John Windel “Jake” Atwood (1925-1988)
  • Robert Marrell “Bobby” Atwood (1928-1986)
  • Betty Jo Atwood (1930-1999)
  • Freedie May Atwood (1933-1960)
 
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Posted by on April 2, 2011 in Atwood

 

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Laney Belle Atwood Straley

Laney Belle Atwood was my husband’s first grand-aunt. She was born on 2 December 1885 in Stephens County, Texas, one of the daughters of William Payton Atwood and Ellen Elizabeth West.  By 1900 she was in Callahan County, Texas with her family.  Nine years later on 2 Jan 1909 at the age of 23 she married Joseph Leland Staley (1885-1966) in Abilene, Taylor County, Texas.  Laney and Lee had two children: Frieda Corrine (1910-1975) and James Leland (1916-1976).  Wanda Atwood Hollis has fond memories of her Aunt Laney:  It used to seem like a day’s trip, and WAS , for us to go to Aunt Laney’s for the day! She had a rock fish pond with fish in it. Of course, the house was old and sparsely furnished…but she and cousin Frieda did the most beautiful handwork – crochet…they made big bedspreads and beautiful quilts.

Laney, Lee and Freida Straley

Laney Atwood Straley lived with her husband in Callahan County until her death on 7 Jun 1959 in Oplin, Callahan County, Texas.  Laney’s obituary as published in the Abilene Reporter-News on 8 Jun 1959 reads as follows:  

Mrs. Straley Dies; Oplin Rites Slated:  Mrs. Laney Belle Straley, resident of the Oplin community for about 5 years, died at 9 p.m. Sunday at her home residence at Oplin after a long illness. She was 73.; Funeral will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday at the Baptist Church at Oplin. Burial will be in Oplin Cemetery with Wyllie Funeral Home in charge. Born Dec. 2, 1885 in Stephens County, she married Lee Straley, Jan. 1, 1909 at Abilene. She was a member of the Baptist Church. Surviving are her husband; one son, Leland Straley of Austin; one daughter Freda Straley of Oplin; three brothers, John Atwood of Lubbock; Claude Atwood and Gene Atwood, both of Abilene; two sisters, Mrs. Ches Barr of Cross Plains and Mrs. W. E. Jones. 

Oplin Cemetery, Callahan County, Texas

 
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Posted by on March 12, 2011 in Atwood

 

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In Rememberance ~ Bonnie

 

Bonnie Lois Atwood Setliff Curbow

1940 ~ 1965

Dearest Bonnie ~ Today we remember you on what would have been your 71st birthday.  You were dearly loved in life and you are dearly missed in death.  I hope that you would be pleased with the work Mary and I are doing to document your family. 

 ~ Happy Birthday ~

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Posted by on March 5, 2011 in Atwood

 

William Payton Atwood and the Sam Bass Gang

William Payton Atwood is my husband’s great great grandfather.  He was born 25 July 1849 in Laclede County, Missouri – the oldest son of Thomas Jefferson Atwood and Matilda Hough. 

William Payton Atwood

By the time William was 11 years old the family had relocated to Texas and can be found there in the 1860 census living in Erath County, near Stephenville.  William lost his mother early in life.  He was only 15 years old when Matilda died in 1864.  After the death of his mother, William can be found in the 1870 census with his father and his brothers in Hays County, near San Marcos indexed as a “stock dealer.” 

On 28 Aug 1873 William Payton Atwood married Ellen Elizabeth West in Williamson County, Texas – we presume somewhere near Round Rock.  I find it simply amazing that these things transpired in Round Rock 138 years ago – and here we are living our lives in the exact location where they lived theirs.  Ellen West was the daughter of Willis D. West and Delania Johnson – born on 22 Dec 1850 in Calcasieu County, Louisiana.  She was one of ten children.  The West family genealogy is very interesting.  Ellen can be traced back to Governor West – Governor of Colonial Virginia.  Her particular family line can be traced back to William the Conqueror through The House of Plantagenet.

Ellen Elizabeth West Atwood

The couple lived in the Round Rock area for about ten years before relocating and settling in Cross Plains, Callahan County, Texas. They had eight children: John Ashford in 1874; Rosa Lee in 1877; William Riley in 1879; Minnie Hannah Viola in 1882 (all of these children born in Williamson County) and Laney Bell in 1885; Manda Elizabeth in 1888; Columbus Eugene in 1890; and Edgar Claude in 1893 (all of these children born in Callahan County).  

For those of you familiar with Texas history, you will enjoy this:  In 1878 William Payton Atwood and his oldest son, John Ashford, were in town (Round Rock) to buy new boots on the day that the outlaw Sam Bass was killed in a shoot-out with local lawmen and Texas Rangers. Killed in the shoot-out was gunslinger Sam Bass and Williamson County Deputy Sheriff, A. W. Grimes

In an article written in The Lubbock Morning Avalanche on 20 Aug 1954 in honor of John Ashford Atwood’s 80th birthday, this was written:  Atwood says he saw the posse go in after Bass, but didn’t see the actual killing because he ran. There was some speculation that he was celebrating his 80th birthday because he did run !   William Payton Atwood’s father, Thomas Jefferson Atwood, is buried in the Round Rock Cemetery – very near to the outlaw Sam Bass. 

John Ashford Atwood went on to state that his father, William Payton Atwood, was friends with Kit Carson.  Kit grew up in Franklin, Missouri in the same general area that William Atwood was born. Christopher Houston “Kit” Carson was an American frontiersman. How his path may have crossed with our William Payton Atwood is unknown.

William Payton Atwood died in Callahan County on 17 Oct. 1917 at the age of 68. He is laid to rest in Cross Plains Memorial Park. His wife, Ellen Elizabeth West Atwood died in October of 1925 and is buried with him in Cross Plains Memorial Park.

Cross Plains Cemetery

 
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Posted by on February 27, 2011 in Atwood

 

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