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R.A. Atkinson Robert Alexander Atkinson
Full Name: Robert Alexander Atkinson
Date of birth: 1812
Date of death: May 3, 1883

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 64 Aug 6, 1866 - Feb 7, 1870 11th (1)     Gonzales / Gonzales   Gonzales

(1) Roster of 11th Legislature, House of Representatives, "Texas Legislative Proceedings," 8/11/1866, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Obituary, R.A. Atkinson, Gonzales Inquirer, 5/5/1883. Death date 5/3/1883. "He was a true and noble old Virginian . . . " Courtesy Robert Lee Brothers, Jr. Memorial Library, Gonzales, Texas. Donated Material.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1860 - R.A. Atkinson, Gonzales County, age 48, born circa 1812 in Virginia, planter, living in household with Eliz Atkinson (age 42) and children Wm, Roger, Isabella, Eliz, and Jno J.
    Census of 1880 - Robt. A. Atkinson, Gonzales County, age 67, born circa 1813 in Virginia, farmer, wife Elizebeth, daughters Belle and Lizzie, son John. FamilySearch. 1860 1880
  • Robert Alexander Atkinson (1812-1883), burial in Gonzales Masonic Cemetery, Gonzales, Gonzales County. Death date 5/3/1883. Find a Grave.
  • "Robert A. Atkinson, who came to Texas in 1856, locating at Gonzales, where he was an extensive planter before the war." Robert A. Atkinson's daughter Ann Eliza Atkinson married Judge Henry C. Pleasants, father of Robert A. Pleasants. Judge Robert A. Pleasants, Volume II, p. 1115. A History of Texas and Texans, 1916.
  • Death notice, wife Mrs. Elizabeth Atkinson, "relict [widow] of Robert A. Atkinson of Gonzales," The Galveston Daily News, 12/19/1891, p. 4, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. R.A. Atkinson, 11th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 11th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, south wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    11th R.S. - 1866
    Agriculture and Stock Raising  
    Militia  
     

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