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Welcome to AtlasFamily.Org, the online community for the Atlas Family of Lake Providence, East Carroll, Louisiana and Cameroon, Africa. This website holds information about the Atlas family, as well as resources for researching the East Carroll Parish and Northeastern Louisiana areas.

Website History

AtlasFamily.Org and the genealogy research it contains has been a work in progress for over 30 years. Initially, the genealogy for the Atlas family of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana was the result of research complied from two sources:

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King Atlas, Sr. B: 1809-1810, D: 1891-1892

Origins of the Atlas surname, in reference to its existence in East Carroll Parish, LA are unknown, but oral history has traced it to King Atlas, Sr. As the father of all Atlas family descendants, to date, King Atlas, Sr. has over 3,000 descendants dispersed between 23 U.S. states and the countries of Austria, Germany, and the United Kingdom.

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Continuing the Legacy

In 1999, the Atlas family tree had 400 members and had just established itself as an online presence. Now, the family tree has over 3,000 members and the website has blossomed into several endeavors. This is due to the continual research and communicative efforts that are made to grow the Atlas family tree and it’s resources.  Continue reading “Continuing the Legacy”