Arabella West Atkinson1,2

ID# 2151, (say 1847 - say 1847)
FatherQuintus C. Atkinson1,3 (abt 1810 - 7 Nov 1864)
MotherSarah Elizabeth Tuck1,3,4 (14 Dec 1818 - 2 Nov 1882)

Key Events:

Birth: around 1847, Christian Co., Kentucky4,5,6,7
Burial: 18 Apr 1873, Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee, Thomas Tuck Atkinson (about 1 Jan 1848 - 23 Mar 1849)8,9
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Tuck Family
The Dutt/Toot Family

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Narrative:

     Arabella West Atkinson was apparently stillborn, most likely around 1847, before her parents moved to Memphis, and probably in Christian Co., Kentucky, where her mother was from and where her brother died in Mar 1849.4,5,6,7 She and her brother, Thomas Tuck Atkinson, were buried on 18 Apr 1873 in Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby Co., Tennessee, in a single grave in their father's lot, having been removed from Kentucky.8,9

Citations

  1. [S1283] Q. C. & Sarah E. Atkinson family monument, Elmwood Cemetery, has inscribed "Thomas Tuck and Arabella West children of Quintus C. & Sarah E. Atkinson."
  2. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 29, shows name as Arabella Atkinson.
  3. [S2061] Macon, John and Edward Tuck of Halifax County, pg 29.
  4. [S2111] McNeil et al v. Mills and Young, transcript of proceedings of Circuit Court of Shelby Co., 12 Aug 1885, pg 100, deposition of Mrs. Emma W. Tuck, stating that Sarah had told her that she had two children, and that one was born dead and the other died quite young.
  5. [S2705] Smith, Reported Deaths, The Nashville Christian Advocate, 1847-1849 vol, pg 63, citing 30 Mar 1849 issue, Thomas T. Atkinson notice, shows aged 14 mo. 22 days at death 23 Mar 1849.
  6. [S1281] Frazier, "RE: Elmwood Cemetery - Atkinson - Bacon records," e-mail to author, 11 Sep 2007, shows Thomas Tuck and T. A. West interred in space 6, interred 18 Apr 1873.
  7. [S1208] Jas. B. Ferguaon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Tennessee, shows Sarah and Quintus living in the hotel operated by Ferguson.
  8. [S4112] Elmwood Cemetery, burial records, 1873 pg 248, shows both in lot 299, grave 6, date, and "removed from Kentucky."
  9. [S1283] Q. C. & Sarah E. Atkinson family monument, Elmwood Cemetery, has inscribed "Thomas Tuck and Arabella West children of Quintus C. & Sarah E. Atkinson" in a raised oval on the side of the monument, apparently part of the original monument, unlike the names of other who died later which are inscribed on the flat sides of the base. An identical raised oval on the opposite side carries a religious verse.