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Clora (Evans) Atlas

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Clora Evans Atlas, third wife of King Atlas, Jr.3rd Wife of King Atlas, Jr.

  • Born between 1854-1865 at Bellemeade Plantation, Carroll Parish, LA
  • Died July 5, 1928 in Lake Providence, East Carroll Parish, LA
Former Slaveowner and Locations
  • Lucinda (Bullock) Grace; Also known as Lucinda Brashears, Lucinda Bush, Lucinda Jacobs; Locations: Tennessee (birth); Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS; Yazoo City, Yazoo County, MS, Lake Providence, (East) Carroll Parish, LA
Snippet Genealogy (With Former Slaveholders)
  • Maternal Grandparents: John Russell and Margaret (?) Russell
    • William D. Bush; Location: Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS
    • Elizabeth (Carney) and Robert Frazer Moore and Celeste (Moore) and Joseph Nichols/Nicolls/Nicholls; Location: Location: Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS
  • Parents: Susan (Russell) and Moses Evans
    • Susan (Russell) Evans - William D. Bush; Location: Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS
    • Susan (Russell) Evans - Elizabeth (Carney) and Robert Frazer Moore and Celeste (Moore) and Joseph Nichols/Nicolls/Nicholls; Location: Location: Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS
  • Maternal Aunt: Caroline (Russell) Carson, also known as Caroline Campbell
    • Lucinda (Bullock) Grace; Also known as Lucinda Brashears, Lucinda Bush, Lucinda Jacobs; Locations: Tennessee (birth); Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS; Yazoo City, Yazoo County, MS, Lake Providence, (East) Carroll Parish, LA
    • William D. Bush; Location: Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS
    • Elizabeth (Carney) and Robert Frazer Moore and Celeste (Moore) and Joseph Nichols/Nicolls/Nicholls; Location: Location: Port Gibson, Claiborne County, MS
  • Marriages/Relationships: John Lee, Joseph Marshall, Sr., King Atlas, Jr.

  • Children: Susie (Lee) Atlas, Wesley Marshall, Nancy Ruth (Marshall) Russell, Joseph Marshall, Jr., Evelina (Atlas) Wilson, Alma (Atlas) Singleton, David Atlas, Ella Louise (Atlas) Wilson, Shurden Atlas
Narratives
  1. Slaveowners of Clora (Evans) Atlas and Family
  2. Confirming the Slaveowner of Clora (Evans) Atlas and Family - blog posting from the 2010 genealogy research trip
  3. AtlasFamily.Org Blog - All posts on Clora (Evans) Atlas
Documents
  1. Pension File Deposition - Clora (Evans) Atlas
  2. Death Certificate - Clora (Evans) Atlas
  3. Burial Record - Clora (Evans) Atlas
  4. Death Certificate - Caroline (Russell) Carson
  5. Pension File Deposition - Caroline (Russell) Carson

Source Information:

  1. Death certificates obtained at Louisiana State Archives, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, LA
  2. Civil War Pension File obtained from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Washington, DC; US Civil War Veterans Pension Files, Case #1066,472, Lewis Carson
  3. Obituaries obtained through Google News Archive, Los Angeles Sentinel via ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers, family members, Legacy.Com, and the following on Ancestry.Com: Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, and Death Announcements, 1851-2003, Obituary Collection
  4. US Census Records via Ancestry.Com
  5. Photos courtesy of Atlas family members
  6. Marriage certificate obtained at the East Carroll Parish, LA Clerk of Court, Lake Providence, LA