Atchison R. Divelbiss1,2,3

ID# 20638, (1855 - 1930)
FatherJoseph Divelbiss4,5 (abt 1815 - )
MotherRebecca [surname unknown]4,5 (abt 1820 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 14 Feb 1855, Pennsylvania6,7,8
Marriage: about 1879, Emma Vallance (14 Mar 1854 - 21 Jan 1929)9,10,11
Death: 3 Apr 1930, Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania3
Burial: 6 Apr 1930, Fairview Cemetery3
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Atchison R. Divelbiss was born on 14 Feb 1855 in Pennsylvania.6,7,8 He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of his parents, Joseph Divelbiss and Rebecca [surname unknown].12 He appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, in the household of his parents.13
     Atchison married Emma Vallance, daughter of John A. Vallance and Margaret Flora, about 1879.9,10,11
     Atchison and Emma Vallance appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 25 Jun 1880.14
     Atchison and Emma appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, on South Main St., enumerated 9 Jun 1900, reporting they owned their home, which was mortgaged. Their daughter Nellie was listed as living with them.15
     Atchison and Emma appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, on South Main St., enumerated 20 Apr 1910, reporting they owned their home, free of mortage.16
     Atchison and Emma appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, on South Main St., enumerated 3 Jan 1920, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their adopted son, Orrison, age 12, was listed as living with them.17
     He was a laborer on a railroad at age 15. He worked as a laborer until at least 1880. He became a house painter by 1910. Sometime after 1920 he became a broom maker.18,19,20,21,22,23
     His wife died on 21 Jan 1929 in Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.24
     Atchison died on 3 Apr 1930 in Mercersburg, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, at age 75.3 He was buried on 6 Apr 1930 in Fairview Cemetery.3

Children:
     Children with Emma Vallance

Atchison and Emma adopted a son, Orson, between 1910 and 1920. He was born 21 Apr 1907 and died 18 Nov 1995.25,26,27
  • Nellie R. Divelbiss15 (Feb 1881 - )

Citations

  1. [S6710] Joseph Divilbis household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Atchison Divilbis.
  2. [S6711] Joseph Divelbiss household, 1870 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows name as Atchison R. Divelbiss.
  3. [S6707] Athison R. Divelbiss, Certificate of Death.
  4. [S6710] Joseph Divilbis household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S6711] Joseph Divelbiss household, 1870 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S6707] Athison R. Divelbiss, Certificate of Death, shows date and state.
  7. [S6711] Joseph Divelbiss household, 1870 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 15 and state.
  8. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows month, year, age 45, and state.
  9. [S6705] Atcheson Divilbus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 21 years.
  11. [S6708] Achison R. Divilbush household, 1910 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 31 years.
  12. [S6710] Joseph Divilbis household, 1860 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  13. [S6711] Joseph Divelbiss household, 1870 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  14. [S6705] Atcheson Divilbus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  15. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  16. [S6708] Achison R. Divilbush household, 1910 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  17. [S6709] Atchinson R. Divelbiss household, 1920 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania.
  18. [S6711] Joseph Divelbiss household, 1870 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as laborer on RR.
  19. [S6705] Atcheson Divilbus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as laborer.
  20. [S6706] Atcheson Divelbiss household, 1900 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as days laborer.
  21. [S6708] Achison R. Divilbush household, 1910 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as painter, industry as house.
  22. [S6709] Atchinson R. Divelbiss household, 1920 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as painter, industry as house.
  23. [S6707] Athison R. Divelbiss, Certificate of Death, shows occupation as broom maker.
  24. [S6703] Emma Divilbiss, Certificate of Death.
  25. [S6708] Achison R. Divilbush household, 1910 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows only Atchison and Emma in the household, with her the mother of one child.
  26. [S6709] Atchinson R. Divelbiss household, 1920 U.S. Census, Franklin Co., Pennsylvania, shows Orrison, age 12, as adopted son.
  27. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Orson Divelbiss, Soc. Sec. No. 174-01-3684, shows birth and death dates.