William Lewis Atkins

Male, (1889 - 1963)
FatherEdward Eaton Atkins (1855 - 1928)
MotherMary Smith Brown (1859 - 1912)
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthWilliam Lewis Atkins was born 30 December 1889 in Moore County, North Carolina. 
Note NOTE: Birth date for William in 1900 census is Feb 1890. 
MarriageHe married Bertha Kelly 5 November 1912 in Jonesboro, North Carolina. 
INFO MARRIAGE INDEX. North Carolina Marriages. Groom: Will Adkins, birth: 1890, age 22. Bride Bertha Kelley, born 1895, age 17. Married 5 Nov 1912, Jonesboro, Lee, North Carolina. Groom's father: E.E. Adkins. Groom's mother: Mary Adkins. Bride's father: Eddie J. Kelley. Brides mother: Jane Kelley. Bride and groom white race. LDS source film 847667. (NCarMarrFS). 
INFO WORLD WAR I DRAFT REGISTRATION. #132 William Lewis Atkins, age 29, Sanford, N.C., born 30 Dec 1888 [not clear], Osgood, N.C., U.S.A., machinist at Moffett Iron Works, Sanford, N.C. Dependents? -yes, wife and one child; married, Caucasian. No prior military service. Asking exemption for dependent family. Signature: William Lewis Atkins. Medium height, medium frame, grey eyes, dark brown hair, not bald, no physical disability. Registrar signature. East Sanford, Lee County, N.C. 5 June 1917. (WW1DraftAnc). 
INFO CENSUS 1920 (1 Jan 1920) North Carolina, Lee County, Sanford, ward 2. Enumerated 13 January 1930. First Street. Atkins, W.L., head, renter, male, white, 31, married, not in school, can read and write, born North Carolina, father born England, English mother tongue, mother born North Carolina, speaks English, machinist in shop, works on own account. Wife, Bertha, female, white, 23, married, not in school, can read and write, self and parents born North Carolina, can speak English, house keeper in own home. Daughter Mary Lee, female, white, age 6, single, attends school, cannot read or write, self and parents born North Carolina, speaks English, no occupation. Daughter Gertrude, female, white, 2, single, not in school, cannot read or write, self and parents born North Carolina, speaks English, no occupation. (USCens1920 T625 NC ED.63 sheet 12A). 
INFO CENSUS 1930. (1 Apr 1930) North Carolina, Lee County, East Sanford Twp. 2, Sanford Town, ward 2. Enumerated 9 Apr 1930. ???????? street. Atkins, Will L., head, renter, $10 per month, not a farm, male, white, 41, married, married first at age 23, not in school, can read and write, born North Carolina, father born England, mother born North Carolina, speaks English, foreman for Moff????, worker, currently employed, not a US military veteran. Wife Bertha, female, white, 33, married, married first at age 15, not in school, can read and write, self and parents born North Carolina, speaks English, no occupation. Daughter Mary Lee, female, 16, single, in school, can read and write, born North Carolina, father born England [sic], mother born North Carolina, speaks English, no occupation. (USCens1930 NC ED.53-0 sheet 8A). 
INFO MARRIAGE INDEX. North Carolina. Groom: William Lewis Atkins, born 18 Jan 1939 [sic], age 49. Bride Ella Frances Pickard, born 18 Jan 1939 [sic], age 34. Marriage date 18 Jan 1939 at Carthage Township, Moore County, North Carolina. Groom's father Edward Atkins. Groom's mother: Mary Atkins. Bride's father: Tom Hall. Bride's Mother: Lelia Hall. Both bride and groom white race. LDS Source film 540578. (NCarMarrFS). 
MarriageWilliam Lewis Atkins married Ella Frances Hall, daughter of Thomas R.E. Hall and Leanna F. Phillips, 18 January 1939 in Carthage Township, Moore County, North Carolina. 
INFO CENSUS 1940 (1 Apr 1940) Lee County, Sanford, North Carolina, 105 First Street. Enumerated 5 Apr 1940. Rented home, rent 7, not farm. William L. Atkins, head, male, white, age 52, married, not in schoool, educ: 0 years school, born in and resides in North Carolina, same place as on 1Apr1935.. Worked 54 hours last week as cafe owner, works on own account, worked 52 weeks in 1939. Income 1100 [crossed off?]. Wife Ella, female, white, age 35, married, not in school, completed 8th grade, born in and resides in North Carolina, same place as on 1Apr1935. Works as a helper in the cafe, an unpaid family worker. (USCens1940 T625-2935 ED53-3 sh6A). 
INFO CEMETERY DATA. Find-a-Grave memorial #94985739. William Lewis Atkins, birth 30 Dec 1889, Moore County, North Carolina. Death 2 Nov 1963, Sanford, Lee County, North Carolina. Spouse: Ella Frances Hall Atkins (1903-1962). Burial: Shallow Well Cemetery, Lee County, North Carolina. (FindAGrave). 
DeathWilliam Lewis Atkins died 2 November 1963 in Sanford, North Carolina, at age 73. 
INFO DEATH INDEX. North Carolina. William Lewis Atkins, male, burial 4 Nov 1963 at Lee County, N.C. Death 2 Nov 1963 at Sanford, Lee County, North Carolina, age 73, born 30 Dec 1889 at Moore County, N.C. Occupation: retired, white, widowed. Spouse: Ella Pickard. Father: Edward Eugene [sic] Atkins. Mother: Mary Brown. LDS source film 1953499. (NCarDeathFS). 
INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE. #35280 North Carolina. William Lewis Atkins. Died at Lee Co. Hospital, Sanford, Lee Co. Usual residence, First St, Sanford, N.C. Died 2 Nov 1963. Male, white, widowed, born 30 Dec 1889, age 73, retired, born Moore Co., N.C. U.S.citizen. Father Edward Eugene Atkins. Mother: Margaret Brown Wife: Ella Pickard. Informant Mrs. C.E. Phillips, Sanford N.C. Cause of death: ca. left lung, 16 months. . . . [doctor's certification]. Burial 4 Nov 1963, Shallow Well Cemetery, Lee Co., N.C.. Registered 14 Nov 1963. Funeral home: Rogen Funeral Home, Sanford, N.C. (NCDeaCollAnc).