Re: Elijah Joel Atkinson
Hi!I'm looking for Elijah Joel, also.Have had more luck looking for just Joel, but the search brings out a lot of hits.
Elijah Joel Atkinson
Joel was Justice of Peace in Lincoln, Co, Ky
Following from Kentucky Pioneers and Their Descendants page 207:
Joel Atkinson, father of Judy Atkinson, died before 1808 as the following will show: Lincoln county order book 6, p. 436, March 1, 1808. William Gooch appointed guardian to Elijah, Henry, Charles, John Jefferson, Nancy, Joel, Jeptha, orphans of Joel Atkinson, deceased, whereupon William Gooch, John Blain, Wm. D. and Nicholas made security; Henry Co., Va. (Va magazine, Vol 9, p 139) In a memorandum of those wh o had tanke the oath of allegiance, Sept. 3, 1777, the name of Joel Atkinson is found. Montgomery C L C, Stanford, Ky, ord-er book 6, 1801-1808, March 1808, Judith Atkinson , daughter of Joel Atkinson, deceased, now here in court made choice of Wm. Gooch as her guardian, whereupon John Blain and Nathaniel Gooch as securities executed bond accounding to law- proper conditions